How I Learned to Love the Numbers

Dokus
Independent
| 88 min
German
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Director Oliver Sechting actually wanted to shoot a documentary about the New York artist scene, but he suffers obsessive compulsive disorder involving colors and numbers. Oliver Sechting lives with an obsessive compulsive disorder involving colors and numbers. His affliction ended up taking over his documentary HOW I LEARNED TO LOVE NUMBERS, which was originally meant to explore NYC's underground scene with co-director Max Taubert. Featuring interviews with directors Tom Tykwer, Ira Sachs and Jonathan Caouette. This doc-fiction film was shown at “achtung berlin” festival. All day long, Berlin based director Oliver Sechting is tortured by certain combinations of numbers and certain colors. At worst, they cause serious panic attacks and even fear of death.