What can we learn from a person’s shoes? Can you recognize a couple, or whether someone is single – as one of the protagonists claims – by their shoes? Director Hannah Jandl interviewed people in the streets of Munich but turned things upside down as OBEN OFFEN’s camera strictly remains below the knee. And so, when her interviewees speak about their day to days, their mantras, and, after all, their shoes, our conceptual focus has to widen. Having to prioritize content over intuition, our imagination quickly takes over as we fantasize beyond the perceivable.