The film shows 30 buildings and ensembles by the French architects and construction engineers Auguste and Gustave Perret. Auguste Perret’s finished projects demonstrate his masterly refinement of concrete structures combined with a classical expression. –Locarno Film Festival
Born in 1948 near Bremen in Germany, Heinz Emigholz trained first as a draftsman before studying philosophy and literature in Hamburg. He began filmmaking in 1968 and has worked since 1973 as a filmmaker, artist, writer and producer in Germany and the USA. In 1974 he started his encyclopaedic drawing series The Basis of Make-Up. He looks back on numerous exhibitions, retrospectives, lectures and publications. In 1984 he started his film series Photography and beyond. He has held a professorship in Experimental Filmmaking at the Universität der Künste Berlin since 1993, and co-founded the Institute for Time-based Media and the program Art and Media, there. In 2003 Filmgalerie 451 started an edition of all his films on DVD. Publications a.o.: Krieg der Augen, Kreuz der Sinne (War of Eyes, Cross of Senses), Seit Freud gesagt hat, der Künstler heile seine Neurose selbst, heilen die Künstler ihre Neurosen selbst (Since Freud Said That the… read more
An excellent analogy by Movieman on vacation photos. This is really not worthy of TIFF. It is not beautiful by any stretch and every building, apartment complex etc., look exactly alike no matter where they are situated. There is nothing to be learned from this film what so ever. It is amateurish, unexplained and trivial. I am questioning the inclusion of this film at TIFF strongly.