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Jess Feast


Jess Feast is a documentary maker whose work covers everything from Berlin and ballet to the Flight of the Conchords. Cowboys & Communists examined cultural conflicts in post-cold war Berlin via a US-themed bar and residents of the tower block it’s housed in. 2013 breakout hit Gardening with Soul follows a year in the life of a vivacious nonagenarian nun and won the Best Documentary Moa (NZ Film) award.

Now is the time to record these stories. For me it was important to record a story that I had never heard before.[...] And a lot of Germans had never heard it. Jess Feast, on Cowboys and Communists