Films byTexts by 2001
Article EN
3.11.2021

The western used to be the secret garden of male imagination. Access to it has been closed off, the paradise parceled out, its inhabitants dispossessed. Next up are “the men who like technology”, but cowboys like horses, landscapes, showdowns. For this, freedom is the condition, reward and punishment.

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Valeska Grisebach, 2001, 65’

“When I started doing the research, it fascinated me how such young people try to be a couple in the same way as adults, and how they instinctively or intuitively play the game.

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Luke Fowler, 2001, 25’

“Luke Fowler’s film What You See Is Where You’re At focuses on an experimental community of patients with mental health problems that was founded in 1965 at Kingsley Hall in Bow, East London, by the pioneering Scottish psychiatrist R.D. Laing.

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Pedro Costa, 2001, 104’

Undaunted by a commission to make a film about his mentors and aesthetic exemplars, the filmmaking team of Jean-Marie Straub and Danièle Huillet, Costa records with great sensitivity and insight the exacting process by which the two re-edit their film Sicilia!, discussing and arguing over eac