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Oberhausen Retrospective - Specific Examples of the Short Film Language

Zoltan Huszarik visited cemetries and other memorials in many countries, trying to get behind the meaning of death - which remains an incomprehensible phenomenon, even if it is accepted as fact. ... Read more
Dedicated to the ‘Last of the Mohicans', who live on the brink of society, but in original freedom, the film shows the everyday life of the gypsies - and exceeds it. ... Read more
Documentary on German photographer A. Sander (1876-1964), which attempts to reconstruct the special relationship between Sander and the people he photographed, mainly in the country area of the Westerwald. ... Read more
Catchwords and foreign words form the titles for short episodes in which the hackneyed words take on a malicious, sometimes macabre meaning. ... Read more
Starting out from the music of Eric Satie, the film creates a whole world. ... Read more
Fictional scenes from everyday life, based on newspaper articles by Dutch writer Simon Carmiggelt, pinpoint forms of human communication, creating a sometimes strange mixture of tragedy and comedy. ... Read more
During excavation for a new housing development, bits of film are discovered which, when examined prove to contain scenes from a long lost "glove civilization". ... Read more
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