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World Festival of Animated Film /
short and feature film edition 6 - 11 June 2016
World Festival of Animated Film / short and feature film edition 6 - 11 June 2016
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Gefangenenchor / Choir of the Prisoners


Raimund Krumme

Germany / 2004 / 4' 50''



Projections


Wednesday, 08. 06.,
Europa Cinema, 15:30 h


Synopsis


The film is based on a scene in Beethoven’s opera Fidelio. The inmates of the Seville prison are kept in dark cells without daylight. Now, for the first time in years, they are allowed to see the sun. Light as a metaphor for freedom. Live action, pixilation, animation.

Raimund Krumme


Raimund Krumme is an independent animation filmmaker who also directs commercials for the American and Japanese market. His animated shorts Ropedancers, Spectators, Crossroads, Passage and The Message have won many international awards including the Prix du Jury in Annecy, the state film prize Filmband in Gold (Bonn), Silver Dragon (Cracow) and Grand Prix for animation (Montreal). His films and drawings were exhibited in galleries and institutions worldwide. He taught at the University of Minas Gerais, Brazil, was Full-Time-Faculty at the California Institute of Art and since 2006 he is Faculty of the Academy of Media Arts in Cologne. He also worked at the research department of the Institut National de l'Audiovisuel in Paris.