The International Festival of Films on Art Online - 38th edition from March 17 to 29, 2020

Counterlight

Israel | 2017 | 23 min
German | Subtitles in English
Script: Maya Zack
Director: Maya Zack

Synopsis

Montreal Premiere

The Romanian poet and translator Paul Celan (1920–1970) is considered to be one of the greatest German-language writers of the postwar period. This short film follows the pioneering poet on a hypnotic journey. Maya Zack’s archival work brings Celan to life with a rich universe of images. A spellbinding immersion into the poetry of Paul Celan

Directors

Maya Zack

Filmography | Black and White Rule (2011) ; Mother Economy (2007) ; Concrete and Cement 2: Door to Door (2005) ; Meme 2 (2004) ; The Units (2004) ; Meme 1 (2003) ; Concrete and Cement 1: Preparations for the Resembling People Ceremony (2003) ; Hier Seid Ihr Zusammen (2000)

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