V’18: OCTOBER 25 – NOVEMBER 8, 2018

Denk ich an Deutschland in der Nacht

V' 17

Denk ich an Deutschland in der Nacht

If I Think of Germany at Night

Romuald Karmakar
D, 2017
Documentaries, 105min, OmdU

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Denk ich an Deutschland in der Nacht

Romuald Karmakar
D, 2017
Documentaries, 105min, OmdU

Contributors: 
Ricardo Villalobos
Ata
Roman Flügel
David Moufang/move D
Sonja Moonear
Sound: 
Matthias Lempert
Camera: 
Frank Griebe
Editor: 
Robert Thomann
Anne Fabini
Production: 
Arden Film
World Sales: 
Stray Dogs
Format: 
DCP
Color

Romuald Karmakar’s new documentary takes a look at five pioneers of electronic music for whom work is their raison d’etre. The film commences with a still life of electronic equipment in which we find our-selves looking for several minutes at a wide shot of cables, consoles, amplifiers, keyboards and ‘controllers’ as Ricardo Villalobos – who was the subject of Karmakar’s 2009 film – will later call the flashing switch-boards in the background. In between eloquent thoughts from the musicians in interviews, quiet observations of them at work at their DJ home, and images of sweating masses at raves, a selective image gradually andvery quietly emerges of a music scene in transition. (Berlinale)

In the presence of Romuald Karmakar.

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