What would you do if your income were taken care of?

Just a few years ago, an unconditional basic income was considered a pipe dream. Today, this utopia is more imaginable than ever before - intense discussions are taking place in all political and scientific camps. FREE LUNCH SOCIETY provides background information about this idea and searches for explanations, possibilities and experiences regarding its implementation. 

What would you do if your income were taken care of?


Director & Screenplay: Christian Tod
Cinematography/DOP: Lars Barthel, Joerg Burger
Editing: Cordula Werner & Elke Groen
Sound & Sounddesign: Peter Rösner
Music: Peter Rösner
Production management: Andrea Minauf, Janine Hahmann
Commissioning editor ARTE: Kathrin Brinkmann
Commissioning editor ORF: Heinrich Mis
Co-producer: Robert Cibis, Lilian Franck
Producer: Arash T. Riahi & Karin C. Berger

Technical data

Running time: 95/52 min.
Original languages: German, English
Subtitle languages: German, English
Shooting format: 4K - 5K
Screening format: DCP, BluRay
Aspect ratio: 1:2,39
Pictures/sec: 24
Colour: Colour
Sound: Dolby SRD 5.1

Further data

Production country: Austria, Germany
Shooting locations: Germany, Switzerland, USA, Canada, Namibia, Austria
Shooting period: February - April 2015
Production year: 2017

Presskit & Poster

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