Posts Tagged: Daniel Schmid

Daniel Schmid | inspirations

One of the most appealing elements of Schmid’s book A Smuggler’s Life is a set of hand-coloured postcards, whose subjects range from the Tokyo subway to whirling dervishes.

Daniel Schmid | inspirations

One of the most appealing elements of Schmid’s book A Smuggler’s Life is a set of hand-coloured postcards, whose subjects range from the Tokyo subway to whirling dervishes.

Review: Mondo Lux

Werner Schroeter never seeks our pity and his plain-spoken insights prevent Mondo Lux becoming a mere obituary. The last line of Eika Katappa, issued on a deathbed, echoes Schroeter’s sentiments best of all: “Life is very precious, even right now”.

Review: Mondo Lux

Werner Schroeter never seeks our pity and his plain-spoken insights prevent Mondo Lux becoming a mere obituary. The last line of Eika Katappa, issued on a deathbed, echoes Schroeter’s sentiments best of all: “Life is very precious, even right now”.

The second reel

As well as everything else these performers gave, they refused to become objects of pity or figures of fun, and provide us with inspiring examples of how to live the second reel of life.

The second reel

As well as everything else these performers gave, they refused to become objects of pity or figures of fun, and provide us with inspiring examples of how to live the second reel of life.

Art film/film art

Pascal Hofmann and Benny Jaberg’s excellent documentary Daniel Schmid – Le chat qui pense is released in Germany next week.

Art film/film art

Pascal Hofmann and Benny Jaberg’s excellent documentary Daniel Schmid – Le chat qui pense is released in Germany next week.

Review: Daniel Schmid – Le chat qui pense

I can’t remember the last time I was so affected by a screen portrayal of an artist’s life and work. What a rare treat this was, and how perfectly did it illustrate the power of documentary filmmaking in opening up entire worlds.

Review: Daniel Schmid – Le chat qui pense

I can’t remember the last time I was so affected by a screen portrayal of an artist’s life and work. What a rare treat this was, and how perfectly did it illustrate the power of documentary filmmaking in opening up entire worlds.