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Films By Dietmar Brehm

Ãœbung (Dietmar Brehm, 1993)
Brehm's übung (Exercise) started when he picked up an unfamiliar 8mm camera and experimented with shooting into a three part mirror in a simple panning motion. In editing, Brehm discovered that reje… Read more

Blicklust (Dietmar Brehm, 1992)
The second instalment of a 6 part series on vio­lence and sexuality — Blicklust juxtaposes 50's S&M, a surgical operation and found footage. ... Voyeurism reigns in this display of subtle v… Read more

Blicklust (Dietmar Brehm, )
Blicklust sets up a perverse dynamic of scientific and sadistic study. Commencing with an elaborate diagram of an eye, the film plummets into an indeterminate shadow world, peering through ruffled cu… Read more

Blitze (Dietmar Brehm, 2000)
In Blitze, Dietmar Brehm generates a sordid Kuleshov effect, where the face of the voyeur is transformed by what he watches and what he watches is transformed by being watched. The impact of the gaze… Read more

Korridor (Dietmar Brehm, 1998)
Korridor is composed mostly of found footage and Brehm's mirror projections into the preexisting compositions. The filmmaker stalks a neo-gothic gallery of pornographic actors engaged in gloomy revel… Read more

Macumba (Dietmar Brehm, 1995)
The Schwarzer Garten is loaded with dangerous connections. Macumba is overtly menacing, connecting ethnographical footage of tribal rituals with 70s black pornography. The montage construction is con… Read more

MIX-1 (Dietmar Brehm, 1994)
Inside a collection of fragments we begin to find the gradual definition of things, spaces, glimpses of a camera an eye looking back at us the scratchy, almost fidgety sounds of a film whirring into … Read more

Organics (Dietmar Brehm, 1999)
The last of the Schwarzer Garten series elegantly loops into moments of the earlier works (with the notable exception of Macumba). The ocean sounds from The Murder Mystery bleed into the stalking sce… Read more

Party (Dietmar Brehm, 1995)
Using Russian, Japanese and American porn and his own footage. Brehm creates a matrix in which graphic anatomical parts act as the optical lubricant to the sound of someone shaving. On a window/scree… Read more

The Murder Mystery (Dietmar Brehm, 1992)
A pornographic-sadistic fantasy of murder in flickering black and white and torn images, The Murder Mystery is thick with the colour of violence. On the minimal soundtrack ocean sounds create an audi… Read more

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