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Manufraktur

Austria, 1985 (MIFF 2011, Peter Tscherkassky Program Two)

Director: Peter Tscherkassky

Crafted in his childhood dark room in just six days, Peter Tscherkassky's mezmerising choreography fashioned from car tyre and women's pantyhose advertisements marked his debut using the contact copying method and awoke his interest in creating films in the darkroom.

Peter Tscherkassky, 3 mins, 1985, 35mm, B&W, Sound

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