Teaches of Peaches

Filmed during the “Teaches of Peaches Anniversary Tour” in 2022, this documentary seamlessly weaves together exclusive archival gems with dynamic tour footage to capture the transformative journey of Canadian Merrill Nisker into the internationally acclaimed cultural powerhouse that is Peaches. From the inception of the stage show to the rigorous rehearsals and riveting performances, the film provides an intimate look at the inner workings of the tour. As a feminist musician, producer, director and performance artist, Peaches has spent over two decades challenging gender expectations, solidifying her status alongside pop and music industry icons. Her fearless originality has called social norms into question, dismantled stereotypes and confronted patriarchal power structures. Through biting wit, she advocates for LGBTQIA+ rights and tackles issues of sexual and gender and identity, leaving an indelible mark on popular culture.
by Philipp Fussenegger, Judy Landkammer
with Peaches, Leslie Feist, Chilly Gonzales, Shirley Manson, Charlie Le Mindu
Germany 2024 English, German 102' Colour World premiere | Debut film | Documentary form

With

  • Peaches
  • Leslie Feist
  • Chilly Gonzales
  • Shirley Manson
  • Charlie Le Mindu

Crew

DirectorsPhilipp Fussenegger, Judy Landkammer
ScreenplayCordula Kablitz-Post, Schyda Vasseghi
CinematographyDino Osmanović
EditingJudy Landkammer
MusicPeaches
Sound DesignTorben Seemann, Reemt Allerding, Paul Eisenach, Jonas Hofer
ProducerCordula Kablitz-Post
Executive ProducerCordula Kablitz-Post

Produced by

avanti media fiction

Berlin, Germany

avantimedia-fiction.de avantimedia-fiction.de

World Sales

Magnetfilm

Berlin, Germany

www.magnetfilm.de www.magnetfilm.de

Philipp Fussenegger

The Austrian director, screenwriter and producer won the 2016 First Steps Award for Henry. His debut documentary I Am the Tigress explored the life of the bodybuilder Tischa “The Tigress” Thomas. Since 2022, he has been shaping the SexTech scene as the founder of Cybrothel Berlin, opening up new realms between humans and machines. He is currently working on a documentary about Berlin’s KitKatClub.

Filmography

2010 Zu schön um wahr zu sein (Too Good to Be True); short film 2015 Henry; medium-length film 2018 Bester Mann; medium-length film 2021 I Am the Tigress; documentary, co-director: Dino Osmanović 2024 Teaches of Peaches; documentary

Bio- & filmography as of Berlinale 2024

Judy Landkammer

Born in Landshut, Germany in 1988, she studied multimedia art in Salzburg, Austria. Since 2014, she has been working as a film and video editor on projects including Henry and I Am the Tigress by Philipp Fussenegger, The Misandrists by Bruce LaBruce and Bester Mann by Florian Forsch. Teaches of Peaches is the first project on which she has also directed.

Filmography

2024 Teaches of Peaches; documentary

Bio- & filmography as of Berlinale 2024

Dates

Sat Feb 17 12:00

Cubix 8

Screening for press and industry professionals | With accreditation only

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Wed Feb 21 21:30

Zoo Palast 1

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Thu Feb 22 18:30

Cubix 9

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Fri Feb 23 12:15

Verti Music Hall

Subtitles: German

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