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)

Screenings playing this movie

10:00
Musée McCord - Théâtre J. Armand Bombardier
Screening # 38
Counterlight
FIFA Competition - short films

Counterlight

Israel | 23 min | 2017

German | Subtitles in English

Harry Gruyaert - Photographer
FIFA Official selection

Harry Gruyaert - Photographer

Belgium | 66 min | 2018

French, English | Subtitles in English

Tampopo Redux
FIFA Official selection

Tampopo Redux

Canada | 8 min | 2015

- Without dialogue

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