Posts Tagged: Ingrid Caven

Montezuma

The Passions of Werner Schroeter

In Der Tod der Maria Malibran, opera is rendered as if in the fever dream of a dying diva or besotted fan thereof – fragments, poses, expressions, gestures, moments, tableaux.

Montezuma

The Passions of Werner Schroeter

In Der Tod der Maria Malibran, opera is rendered as if in the fever dream of a dying diva or besotted fan thereof – fragments, poses, expressions, gestures, moments, tableaux.

Ludwig at the movies

Ludwig at the movies

Ludwig II is back on screen at the end of this year in a new German production, a hundred years since his first film appearance, more or less. Here are ten milestones of the Bavarian king’s cinematic century.

Ludwig at the movies

Ludwig at the movies

Ludwig II is back on screen at the end of this year in a new German production, a hundred years since his first film appearance, more or less. Here are ten milestones of the Bavarian king’s cinematic century.

Salome 1971 Werner Schroeter

Schroeter’s Salomés

The figure of Salomé dances through the work of German director Werner Schroeter over a decade-and-a-half period in two films, a stage play and an opera production.

Salome 1971 Werner Schroeter

Schroeter’s Salomés

The figure of Salomé dances through the work of German director Werner Schroeter over a decade-and-a-half period in two films, a stage play and an opera production.

P_11Feb_mondo

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”.

P_11Feb_mondo

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”.

P_10Aug_schmid

Art film/film art

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

P_10Aug_schmid

Art film/film art

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

Daniel Schmid

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.

Daniel Schmid

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.

Ingrid Caven

XIIDX day 10: life after Fassbinder

Of the core of performers who featured regularly in Rainer Werner Fassbinder’s movies, two of the most compelling were Ingrid Caven and Hanna Schygulla. Both still perform, whether in front of the camera or — occasionally — in cabaret.

Ingrid Caven

XIIDX day 10: life after Fassbinder

Of the core of performers who featured regularly in Rainer Werner Fassbinder’s movies, two of the most compelling were Ingrid Caven and Hanna Schygulla. Both still perform, whether in front of the camera or — occasionally — in cabaret.