Video Archive | Wim Wenders (2)

Wim Wenders Part One
Wim Wenders discusses the relationship between film and architecture while illustrating this link with numerous examples of his...
Wim Wenders Part Two
For ten minutes, Wim Wenders answers questions from the audience. Wenders discusses new technologies and the possibilities of new...

Wim Wenders Part One

December 1, 1999 | Video Lecturer:
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Wim Wenders discusses the relationship between film and architecture while illustrating this link with numerous examples of his own work. First, Wenders explains how the stories and histories of places inform his films. He then visits the topic of the No Man’s Land, citing specific examples of locations he has filmed while documenting specific works of architecture. Finally, he revisits his most recent work, a film shot in downtown Los Angeles.

Clips

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Olivier Touraine introduces the lecture as the last of the Butterfly series. He recounts his experience working for Jean...
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Wim Wenders describes the theme of the second part of his talk as "How Wrong Can You Go?" He discusses how his films relate to...
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Wenders discusses how specific works of architecture have inspired his films. He offers Hans Scharoun's Berlin State Library as...
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Wim Wenders Part One-clip_2272
Wenders discusses the topic of the No Man's Land, citing examples such as Berlin's Potsdamer Platz. Relating filmmaking to...

Wim Wenders Part Two

December 1, 1999 | Video Lecturer:

For ten minutes, Wim Wenders answers questions from the audience. Wenders discusses new technologies and the possibilities of new networks of independent expression and distribution via the Internet. He discusses science fiction and the future. Wenders also discusses motivations behind creativity.

Clips

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Wim Wenders Part Two-clip_4314
For ten minutes, Wim Wenders answers questions from the audience. Wenders discusses new technologies and the possibilities of new...