Filmfest
#FFHH17
5.10. - 14.10.2017
Hamburg

Werner Nekes - The Life Between Images Germany 2017 | 88 min | OV | Colour | FF 2017

Ulrike Pfeiffer

ULRIKE PFEIFFER (*1951) studied at the University of Art and Design in Cologne and at the German Film and TV Academy in Berlin and works as a director, producer, cameraperson and photographer.

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Documentary January 2017 saw the death of Werner Nekes, one of Germany's most significant experimental film-makers. He made more than 100 films, often closely linked to his gigantic collection of 40,000 cinematic artefacts. From 1967 to 1978, Nekes lived in Hamburg, at the time the centre of the innovative German film scene. In his capacity as professor at the University of the Visual Arts, he introduced his students to the ideas of radical cinema. Film excerpts tell of Nekes' "life among the pictures", along with conversations with contemporaries like Bernd Upnmoor, Alexander Kluge, Klaus Wyborny and Helge Schneider. An impressive portrait of a man who lived for film. The commentary is spoken by Hannelore Hoger.
Orig. Title: Werner Nekes - Das Leben zwischen den Bildern
Filmtype: Documentary Feature
Original language: German
Director: Ulrike Pfeiffer
Screenplay: Ulrike Pfeiffer
Cast:
Producer: Gerd Haag
Sprachfassung: OV
Music: André Feldhaus
Camera: Bernd Meiners, Thomas Vollmar
Set Designer:
Cutter: Kawe Vakil
Redaktion:
Format: dcp
Printsource:
German Distributor: mindjazz pictures UG
World Sales:
Production: TAG/TRAUM Filmproduktion GmbH & Co. KG
contact: Alessandro Lombardo, mindjazz pictures UG: alessandro@mindjazz-pictures.de