Art/Music/Culture

  • My Brother, the Conductor

    Switzerland | 2007 | 58/64min

    Mario Venzago literally puts his livelihood on the line when he decides to conduct Othmar Schoeck's monumental opera "Penthesilea" for a one-off concert at the 1999 Lucerne Festival. During the highly demanding two-week rehearsals Mario is accompanied by his brother Alberto. Read More

     
     
  • Headwind Hall

    Estonia | 2007 | 57min

    A documentary film about the conductor Tõnu Kaljuste and his crazy idea of building an opera house on Naissaar; an island, which till now has no regular ferry line, no electricity and only one permanent resident. Read More

     
     
  • Dancing with Time

    Germany | 2007 | 103min

    Dancers over the age of sixty in a project of the Opera Leipzig, their lives, their dancing - the grace of age, beauty and power. Pas de deux instead of anti-aging cream! Read More

     
  • The Spree – Symphony of a River

    Germany | 2007 | 52/86min

    Gerd Conradt’s new film will enchant you as it takes you on a unique journey along the river Spree to the backdrop of a specially composed symphony performed by the Dresden Philharmonic Orchestra. Read More

     
  • The Bridge

    Romania | 2004 | 58/75min

    It is forbidden to cross the bridge between Slatina, Ukraine and Sighet, Romania. Families and neighbors are separated by political actions that seem senseless to the communities that have been divided for decades. Read More

     
  • Trudell

    USA | 2005 | 54/75min

    With a rare film that only a literate filmmaker could create, Heather Rae demonstrates sophisticated craft and builds an Indigenous aesthetic essential to the intellectual exploration of the power and fragility of an Indigenous icon, John Trudell. Read More