Wiederholung am
20. Januar 2017
15:30 Uhr
Haus der Geschichte, Otto-Borst-Saal

Haus der Geschichte, Otto-Borst-Saal

Konrad-Adenauer-Straße 16, 70173 Stuttgart

U-Bahn / Bus: Haltestelle Staatsgalerie, Haltestelle Charlottenplatz (Zugang überUrbanstraße)

Empire of Evil

Österreich 2016, Farbe, HD, 11:00 Min.
Regie, Schnitt, Produktion: Harald Hund
Drehbuch: Harald Hund,
Stephen Mathewson
Kamera: Alfred Zacharias, Harald Hund
Animation: Katharina Petsche,
Harald Hund
Ton: Martin Siewert, Beniamin Urbanek

In Empire of Evil Harald Hund poses the explosive (media-)political question of trust in visual documents that suggest authority and promise truth. And he does so using a concrete, current case: Iran and the Western view of it.

Dann muss es ja ein, was weiß ich, was Gutes geben
Then indeed there’s got to be, what do I know, something good

Deutschland 2016, Farbe, HD, 31:14 Min.
Regie, Drehbuch, Kamera,
Schnitt: Florian Dedek
Ton: Michael Schiedt, Musik: Rahel Hutter

The title is a quote from the conversation Fassbinder has with his mother at the beginning of “Germany in Autumn”, the essay-film that continues to be associated with the Red Army Faction (RAF) to this day. 38 years later a son once again talks to his mother. The film is his attempt reconstruct different stories without necessarily aligning them.

Mais Ailleurs c’est toujours mieux
But elsewhere is always better

Brasilien 2016, Farbe & S/W, Super 8,
04:09 Min.
Regie, Drehbuch, Kamera: Vivian Ostrovsky
Schnitt: Ruti Gadish

A short film by Vivian Ostrovsky remem­bering Belgian director Chantal Akerman, beginning with their first meeting in the early 1970s. Using her own footage of Akerman, the filmmaker remembers a few moments that illustrate Chantal’s personality. Forty years of friendship condensed into four minutes…


Kanada 2016, Farbe, HD, 05:47 Min.
Regie, Drehbuch: Keith Whiteduck
Kamera: Priscillia Piccoli, Serge Maheu, Keith Whiteduck, Craig Commanda
Schnitt: Serge Maheu, Priscillia Piccoli, Keith Whiteduck
Musik: Keith Whiteduck, Commanduck
DarstellerInnen: Keith Whiteduck,
Craig Commanda, Rory Commanda,
Mathieu Buzzetti-Melançon

Local band Commanduck made it big with their first album, but their contract stipulates that they won’t get paid until they release a second one. To get back at their label, they decide to make the worst album in history. The screenplay for this film outlines the nasty reality of the business aspects of music.


Israel 2015, Farbe, HD, 08:50 Min.
Regie: Reut Ferster
Drehbuch: Matan Osishkin,
Eran Osishkin, Reut Ferster
Kamera: Gidi Fisher
Schnitt: Matan Osishkin
Ton: Rotem Dror, Musik: Didi Erez
DarstellerInnen: Sagi Knoller,
Reut Ferster, Aharon Knoller,
Adva Faigenblat Gelb, Adi Noi

A mockumentary following the fictional story of Sagi, my brother, who one day decides to take my place and become an artist. The video depicts the various steps in his career, while commenting on the state of contemporary art and the artist’s role within it, as well as the way these issues are perceived by viewers from within and without the art world.

History Bleeds Under Your Fingernails

Finnland 2016, Farbe, HD, 07:20 Min.
Regie, Drehbuch, Schnitt: Azar Saiyar
Kamera: Joonas Kiviharju
Ton: Kimmo Modig
Musik: Jari Suominen
DarstellerInnen: Dunja Saiyar

We used to believe that being left-handed could lead to criminality, stupidity, and immoral behaviour. So we tried to educate our children not to use that hand. History Bleeds Under Your Fingernails is a short film on the history of taming the left hand and on the culture of cultivating the bodies that do not fit?

Die Badewanne
The Bathtub

Deutschland 2015, Farbe, HD, 12:55 Min.
Regie, Drehbuch: Tim Ellrich,
Dominik Huber
Kamera: Lukas Gnaiger
Schnitt: Maximilian Merth,
Andreas Ribarits
Ton: Rudolf Pototschnig,
Volker Armbruster
DarstellerInnen: Simon Jaritz,
Rainer Wöss, Stefan Pohl

The brothers, Georg, Alexander and Niklas, are preparing an original present for their mother. But the idea to re-enact an old bathtub picture from their childhood is way too stupid for the oldest one. Little by little they bare all and three brothers remain who have grown apart in the meanwhile.