30.09. - 09.10.2021

Body of Truth Germany, Switzerland 2019 | 96 min | OV with German subtitles | Colour | FF 2019

Evelyn Schels

EVELYN SCHELS works as a documentary film-maker for TV and cinema. In 2013, she presented her film portrait Georg Baselitz.

rated for 0 + years
DOCUMENTARY Strong, radical and provocative: the film accompanies four female artists on a fascinating, emotional journey through their pasts. Their life stories are marked by social conflict and personal experiences of war, violence and repression – which they turn into political art: Serbian performance artist Marina Abramović, israeli sculptress Sigalit Landau, German photographer Katharina Sieverding and Iranian media artist Shirin Neshat come from different cultures, but have a common, radical unwillingness to compromise. Their means of expression are the most personal they have: their bodies.

Presented by:
Original title: Body of Truth
Film type: Documentary Feature
Original language: English, German
Section: Kaleidoscope
Language and subtitles: OV with German subtitles
Director: Evelyn Schels
Screenplay: Evelyn Schels
Cast: Marina Abramović, Sigalit Landau, Shirin Neshat, Katharina Sieverding
Producer: Arek Gielnik, Sonia Otto, Co-Prod.: Sonja Kilbertus, Urs Schnell, Dietmar Ratsch
Director of Photography: Börres Weiffenbach
Music: Christoph Rinnert
Production Design:
Editor: Ulrike Tortora
Sound: 0
Costume design:
Commissioning Editor: Simone Reuter, Urs Augstburger, Sven Wälti, Sandra Roth, Anita Hugi, Edit Pinkas
Format: dcp
German Distributor: NFP marketing & distribution GmbH
World Sales: Autlook Filmsales
Production: Indi Film; DokLab; SWR – Südwestrundfunk; SRF Schweizer Radio und Fernsehen
Contact: Marc Klocker, NFP marketing & distribution GmbH:


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