23/69 Underground Explosion

23/69 Underground Explosion
23/69 Underground Explosion
23/69 Underground Explosion

This film is very different to Kren´s previous films, due to the extreme movement of the camera. It was to have been a reportage on an underground festival that was on tour in Germany and Switzerland. Kren said that, at that time, he was "trying out" a mixture containing amphetamines and alcohol, and that sometimes he did not even know what he was doing. He shot the film "from the hip," with the result that the film, along with the music, presented a very authentic impression of the festival.
(Hans Scheugl: "Die Filme. Eine kommentierte Filmographie," in: (ed.) Scheugl Ex Underground Kurt Kren. Seine Filme, Vienna 1996)

Orig. Title
23/69 Underground Explosion
Year
1969
Country
Austria
Duration
5 min 30 sec
Director
Kurt Kren
Category
Avantgarde/Arts
Orig. Language
no dialogue
Credits
Director
Kurt Kren
Music
Karl Heinz Hein
Participant
Amon Düül II, Paul Fuchs, Limpe Fuchs, VALIE EXPORT, Peter Weibel
Available Formats
DCP 2K (Original Format)
Aspect Ratio
1:1,85 flat
Sound Format
stereo
Frame Rate
24 fps
Color Format
colour
16 mm (Original Format)
Aspect Ratio
1:1,37 (Academy)
Sound Format
mono
Frame Rate
24 fps
Color Format
colour
Festivals (Selection)
1998
Palermo - l'immagine leggera. Int. Videoart, Film & Media Festival
Leeuwarden/NL - Noordelijk Film Festival
2000
Austin - Cinetexas - Int. short film&video&new media festival
2004
Helsinki - Avanto Media Art Festival