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Graf Zokan (Franz West)
Graf Zokan (Franz West)
AT / 1969
3 min.

The focus narrows to short cuts relating to the place were the footage was shot, then moves to the portrait´s subject, Franz West, sitting at a wine tavern´s table. From this point on the film deals with the process of shooting film itself and the distribution of positions in front of and behind the camera. What does it mean, filming someone whose position of power is linked to the role behind the camera? The film shows what normally isn´t visible - the "layman´s" uncertainty when being filmed.

(Hemma Schmutz)

A film by:
- Friedl vom Gröller

category:
- Avantgarde/Arts

original language:
- no dialogue

Available Prints:
- 35 mm

price: 30 EUR

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