DICHTUNG UND WAHRHEIT
POETRY AND TRUTH

by Peter KUBELKA
1996-2003 / 35mm / color / silent / 1S / 13' 00

« Releasing DICHTUNG UND WAHRHEIT (Poetry and Truth), said Peter Kubelka, required some courage. A great many people who think highly of his previous film oeuvre could have been disappointed. The filmmaker himself claimed to have undergone a radical change in position, from the role of perfectionist artist to that of hunter and gatherer. For this reason the footage for three commercial spots which makes up DICHTUNG UND WAHRHEIT must be considered intentionally gathered rather than found footage.

At the same time Kubelka was not interested in facile criticism of advertising esthetics. On the contrary, he demonstrated the distanced attitude of an archeologist who is able to make use of the medium of film's specific potential. (...) » - Peter Tscherkassky

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distribution format 16mm
screen 1,37 - Standard (single screen)
speed 24 fps
sound silent
rental fee 40,00 €