03 – 11 August 2018
Edition XVII

03 – 11 August 2018
Edition XVII

:Structural Studies

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:Structural Studies

Germany, 1974, 40 min

The film includes sections which explore the illusion of movement within the frame, the movement created by the filming and projection equipment, of movement suggested by camera manipulation (e.g. zoom, re-focus, etc.). Structural Studies exemplified the Hein’s central project of elaborating the central process of the cinema, situating those processes equally in terms of artistic production and mechanical reproduction.

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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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