03 – 11 August 2018
Edition XVII

03 – 11 August 2018
Edition XVII


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Germany, 1968, 20 min

“…the Heins Grun, Rohfilm, and Reproductions include actual film collage and hand attacks upon the celluloid as well as wandering framelines and sprocket holes. Although the Heins technique in these films is less structural, their affirmation (particularly in Rohfilm) of the films substance and its physical presence in the projector is overwhelming, more powerful than any American film I have seen.”

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Birgit Hein (born 6 August 1942) is a German film director, producer and screenwriter who has made experimental films with her husband Wilhelm Hein since the 1960s. In 1968, she co-founded XSCREEN, an exhibition space in Cologne. In 1993, Hein won the German Film Critics Association Best Experimental Film Award for her film Die Unheimlichen Frauen.

Wilhelm Hein (born February 12, 1940 in Duisburg , lives and works in Berlin ) is a German avant-garde filmmaker , film producer , film director , film theorist and performance artist . He is considered one of the most important "underground filmmakers" in Germany.
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