LICHT. STOCKHAUSEN'S LEGACY

Netherlands 2021 – Director: Oeke Hoogendijk – Original language: Dutch, English, German – Subtitles: Dutch, English

Karlheinz Stockhausen’s megalomaniac opera cycle LICHT, which he worked on for 26 years, lasts 29 hours – helicopter choreography included! The film examines the lasting impact of the dazzling persona and the musical legacy, which provided an acclaimed blueprint for electronic music. A fascinating exploration of the work and on-going importance of the complex, accomplished artist. Simon Hauck

We present the German premiere of the film.

 

Camera: Gregor Meerman. Sound: Tim van Peppen. Editing: Sander Vos. Music: Karlheinz Stockhausen. Production: Witfilm. Producer: Iris Lammertsma, Boudewijn Koole. Length: 120 min.

No youth rating

 

Oeke Hoogendijk  

The internationally renowned documentary filmmaker studied theatre directing at the University of the Arts in Utrecht. She makes en gros films about art, for which she accompanied, for example, the renovation of the Amsterdam Rijksmuseum for years.

Filmography (selection)

HOUSEWITZ, NL 2021, 71 min.
MY REMBRANDT, NL 2019, 97 min.
HET NIEUWE RIJKSMUSEUM, NL 2014, 120 min.
THE SAVED (co-directed with Paul Cohen), NL 1998, 85 min.


Best of Fests

Innovative cinema and intimate insights: The BEST OF FESTS series brings together films that have already been screened at other important festivals and were celebrated or awarded prizes there.

 

 

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Best of Fests 2022
  • Saturday
    05/07/22
    15:00
    Pinakothek der Moderne
    Original with English subtitles
  • Wednesday
    05/11/22
    18:00
    HFF - Audimax
    Original with English subtitles, Q&A with Oeke Hoogendijk (director)
  • Saturday
    05/14/22
    15:00
    Pinakothek der Moderne
    Original with English subtitles