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German Cinema from Lutz Mommartz

A pioneer of the film genre known as "other cinema," Lutz Mommartz was born in in Erkelenz in 1934 and spent most of his life in Dusseldorf. He began making movies in 1967 and eventually became Professor of Film at the Kunstakademie Munster. He still lives and works in Germany, dividing his time between Dusseldorf and Berlin. This collection of 51 films features selections from the Lutz Mommartz Film Archive.



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German Cinema from Lutz Mommartz
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With Margret Gloddek and Ingrid Lutz Der author and his partners. Multiple relationship as a way of life. The entire trilogy: 1976 Flügelschlagen (Wing flapping) Trilogie 1, 16 min 1978 Mehr als Zwei (More than two) Trilogie 2, 16:45 min 1979 Schattenkur (Cure of shadows) Trilogie 3, 15 min
Topics: Lutz Mommartz, German experimental Cinema, Multiple relationships
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The author uses the camera as the eye, moves so one-handed through home and welcomes after peeing with his free hand, people at a party. I've seen "The Stairs", which was not shown in Knokke at the Cream Cheese, a Beat-Restaurant in the historic center of Düsseldorf, where films from Lutz Mommartz were projected on the wall. The film shows a man at home with the camera: A man who keeps a running camera in his hand, observing him making his household tasks. From a grotesque...
Topics: Lutz Mommartz, German experimental Cinema
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"Black / White" begins with a series of 200 frames flickering in a 25tel seconds rhythm, alternately black and white, before it slows down continuously to a 1.25tel rhythm. After 10 seconds it reaches 125 images = 5 seconds and ends white as a metaphor for theoretically infinite.
Topics: Lutz Mommartz, German experimental Cinema
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With Margret Gloddek and Ingrid Lutz Holiday with three at Lanzarote. Multiple relationship as a way of life. The entire trilogy: 1976 Flügelschlagen (Wing flapping) Trilogie 1, 16 min 1978 Mehr als Zwei (More than two) Trilogie 2, 16:45 min 1979 Schattenkur (Cure of shadows) Trilogie 3, 15 min
Topics: Lutz Mommartz, German experimental Cinema, Multiple relationships
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Marker on blank Film Material
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In the lower half of the screen the legs of a dancing girl can be seen, in the upper half of the screen we have perforated movie - in a butterfly way. "Danceloop" shows in the lower half of the screen the legs of a dancing girl, the rest of the screen is pierced in a fussy work with a needle. (H.P. KOCHENRATH, FILM, JAN. 69)
Topics: Lutz Mommartz, German experimental Cinema
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The communist party UZ celebrats on the meadows of the Rhine one of the biggest folk festivals that Düsseldorf / Germany ever experienced.
Topics: Lutz Mommartz, German experimental Cinema, Dússeldorf
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With Brigitte S. and Wolfgang D. At the climax of her career, the Schiller decided to do something different. LUTZ MOMMARTZ In 1968 I made with Wolf Domke -an art and architecture student from Düsseldorf- a film about his vision of the future. It became a testimony to the impotence of the individual, to understand and redesign the world. Six years later I met his girlfriend Brigitte Schiller. As the owner of an agency in a professional and personal changing situation she became for me a medium...
Topics: Lutz Mommartz, German experimental Cinema, Wolfgang Domke
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New Year party with Sigmar Polke at the department of the Kohlhöfers in Düsseldorf / Germany.
Topics: Lutz Mommartz, German experimental Cinema, Sigmar Polke
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An artificial look at the faces of grass pavers. The walk over the grass pavers -as a score to the music of J.S. Bach- ends with a laconic pan shot on the Laber, a small river near by Dietfurt / Germany.
Topics: Lutz Mommartz, German experimental Cinema, German Cinema, German experimental Cinema
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1966 Otto Pienes Atelierfest aufgenommen von Lutz Mommartz mit seiner N8 MOVIKON 16 Bsec in Düsseldorf auf der Hüttenstrasse. 1966 Otto Pienes studio celebration recorded by Lutz Mommartz with his N8 MOVIKON 16 Bsec in Düsseldorf/Germany on the Hüttenstrasse.
Topics: Lutz Mommartz, Dússeldorf, Otto Pienes
German Cinema from Lutz Mommartz
- Lutz Mommartz and the Filmklasse Münster
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With Anja Schimanski, Georg Bühren, Harald Busch, Dieter Fietzke and Uli Meyer Excursion into silence The Art Academy Münster / Germany is a University of Fine Arts. In terms of liberal arts here artists and art educators are studying in joint classes in the fields of painting, sculpture, installation art, performance, photography, film and new media. Besides history, criticism, theory and didactics of art form the scientific priorities. The principle of the studio studying under the...
Topics: Lutz Mommartz, German experimental Cinema,Die Filmklasse Münster, Anja Schimanski, Georg Bühren,...
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With the Filmklasse Münster In 1979, the Academy of Fine Arts Münster / Germany celebrated its summer festival in the Lotharinger Straße Münster / Germany with an impressive performance of the Class of Ernst Hermanns. On this occasion I tried the newly acquired Eclair NPR 16mm and Anja Schimanski tired the new NAGRA, both devices with which the film class skipped the Super 8 tecnologie. (Lutz Mommartz) The Art Academy Münster / Germany is a University of Fine Arts. In terms of liberal arts...
Topics: Lutz Mommartz, German experimental Cinema, Filmklasse Münster, Ernst Hermanns, German experimental...
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Fragment of a lost film exercise for lighting design, with Robert Bramkamp, Bernd Conrad, Harald Busch among others. The Art Academy Münster / Germany is a University of Fine Arts. In terms of liberal arts here artists and art educators are studying in joint classes in the fields of painting, sculpture, installation art, performance, photography, film and new media. Besides history, criticism, theory and didactics of art form the scientific priorities. The principle of the studio studying...
Topics: Lutz Mommartz, German experimental Cinema, Die Filmklasse Münster, Robert Bramkamp, Bernd Conrad,...
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In "Markeneier" drehen sich viele Eier ununterbrochen, wie von Geisterhand gefuehrt. Der Effekt wird auf simple Art erzielt: Die Eier wurden auf einer schwarzen Platte gedreht und geschuettelt. Into "Markeneier" (trademark eggs) many eggs turn continuously, as led from a spirits hand. The effect is made in a simple way: The eggs were turned and shaken on a black plate. THIS is the authorised Short Version from 2010
Topics: Lutz Mommartz, german cinema
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With Bernhard Wallasch, Hubertus Müll, Eva Nölle, Manfred Behr, Bernd Conrad, Clemens Reinders u.a. at the Abbadia Ardenga near by Montepulciano Students portraits on a field trip to Tuscany. (LM) The Art Academy Münster / Germany is a University of Fine Arts. In terms of liberal arts here artists and art educators are studying in joint classes in the fields of painting, sculpture, installation art, performance, photography, film and new media. Besides history, criticism, theory and...
Topics: Lutz Mommartz, German experimental Cinema, Die Filmklasse Münster
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With Wolfgang Domke A man, "tied" to a table, gets drunk, eats beetroot and cream pie to be able to chuck and then during the some hours lasting process of sobering / disillusion he explains his vision of the future. DIE WELT, 12.3.69 Difficulties in articulation: In a gradual disillusionment from a drunken stupor, in dull bulls, chunking up (! In color, which was nice) and troglodytic muck the first communication sounds chuckle slowly from the speakers. The action takes place with...
Topics: Lutz Mommartz, German experimental Cinema, Wolfgang Domke
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Rügen / Germany: A far sea horizon. Swifts, clattering dishes, steps to the waitress and quiet conversations in the cafe. 60 minutes real time.
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Film class community film, independen Inside the elevator on the way to the exam: Karin Albers, Herbert Baumann, Wolfgang Braden, Rainer Klaholz, Bernd Rickfelder, Anja Schimanski Camera: Dieter Fietzke, Ton Uli Meyer, Horst Neuman, location manager: Anne Frechen The Art Academy Münster / Germany is a University of Fine Arts. In terms of liberal arts here artists and art educators are studying in joint classes in the fields of painting, sculpture, installation art, performance, photography,...
Topics: Lutz Mommartz, German experimental Cinema, Die Filmklasse Münster, Karin Albers, Herbert Baumann,...
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Wolfgang Domke demonstrates during the inauguration of a youth center in Dusseldorf / Germany that for him it is more important to discuss with the young people than to show the announced film "Overstrained". (LUTZ MOMMARTZ) The Art Academy Münster / Germany is a University of Fine Arts. In terms of liberal arts here artists and art educators are studying in joint classes in the fields of painting, sculpture, installation art, performance, photography, film and new media. Besides...
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by Robert Bramkamp, Filmklasse. Camera: Herbert Baumann, Sound: Hubertus Müll, Endowment: Käte Ehrmann, Thanks to Wolfgang Braden and Dieter Fietzke With Christin König, Robert Bramkamp and James Irving A female Russian astronaut: "I'll save an American. That's idiotic. I fly alone. That's idiotic. But this is not the place to discuss private matters". I acquired a copy of the film for the estate of the Filmklasse Münster. (LM) The Art Academy Münster is a University of Fine...
Topics: Lutz Mommartz, German experimental Cinema, Die Filmklasse Münster, Christin König, Robert...
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Liebe Leute, ich arbeite an einem filmischen Bild: ‚Der durchsichtige Mensch’.                              Der lebt im 22. Jahrhundert und kontrolliert seine Steuererklärung nach dem neuen globalen Grundgesetzt. Der Staat, verteilt die Mittel aufgrund eines Verfahrens, in das alle Menschen einbezogen sind. Die Not der Zeit und die Erweiterung des Bewußtseins der Mehrheit erlaubten und verlangen es, alle Menschen auf ihre Fähigkeiten und Bedürfnisse zu durchleuchten....
Topics: Lutz Mommartz, Steuererklärung
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2015 Mommartz-Trailer   edited by Jemery Weinstein Del Bel - Old Magic
Topics: Lutz Mommartz, German experimental Cinema, Jeremy Weinstein, German experimental Cinema, Jeremy...
With Xu Lu Jing und Familie, Du Hai, Chen Feng, Liu Shulan, Chen Xiaoling, Jiang Shi Hiong, Zhang Hua Xun, Fu Si, Xie Ting Kui, Bao Gen Hai, Dian Xie Lian, Wang Hannuo u.v.a. As throug a trip with a Chinese student by an unexpected event a portait of China arises. Preamble of "Thoudend shards": Xu Lu Jing wanted to go to Germany. In a booklet he had discovered a flaw: The Art Academy Münster. It became his loophole. Although I was convinced that it was not about art, I let him come....
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Sunset, crickets, zoom on a mansion in the night, a door slam.
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Dear people, I am working on a cinematic image: 'The Transparent Man'. He lives in the 22nd century and controls his tax declaration according to the new global principles. The state, distributes the funds through a process in which all people are involved. The need of time and the expansion of the consciousness of the majority allowed and required all people to be aware of their abilities and needs. This is the key to each individual, who represents a new form of justice: each according to his...
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"Seit den 1960er Jahren hat Lutz Mommartz (*1934) den deutschen Experimentalfilm mitgeprägt. Mommartz begann als Autodidakt, wurde mit seinen Filmen erfolgreich in der Kunst- und Filmszene und erhielt 1978 eine Professur für Film an der Kunstakademie Münster (bis 1999). In seinen Filmen und kinematografischen Installationen untersucht er die Mission des Kinos, die Anonymität des Betrachters, den Realitätsanspruch des Films und den Zweck des Drehbuchs. 1980 drehte Mommartz den Langfilm...
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On the square in front of the Theater in Düsseldorf / Germany in 1970, the artist Chris Reinicke and Jörg Immendorf (Lidl) demonstrate along with various political groups against exorbitant rents and land speculation.
Topics: Lutz Mommartz, Chris Reinicke, Jörg Immendorf, Lidl, Schauspielhaus Düsseldorf, Jörg Immendorf,...
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1970 Edinburgh STRATEGYGETARTS Das Meer ist unendlich schön - Beschreibung einer Filminstallation mit 5 Projektoren auf 3 Wände Das Atem des Schafes 9,35’ N8 mm Rundreise durch Schottland mit Gotthard Graubner und Günter Uecker
Topics: Lutz Mommartz, German experimental Cinema, Gotthard Graubner, Günter Uecker
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It was the year in which the Action Committee of Democratic Progress should unite the varios political left groups and be elected in the German parliament. The question of social property was the focus. Roland Hehn and Rainer Boldt from the Film and Television Academy Berlin, "stole"for us the film material and provided the recording devices. Norbert Stratmann was actor and provocateur for our call to establish social peace and, if necessary take illegal action, without getting...
Topics: Lutz Mommartz, german experimental cinema, Roland Hehn, Rainer Boldt, Film and Television Academy...
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Hardcover, ISBN 3-86516-425-0 Das Zeitunglesen im Netz kostete noch nichts. Ich war mit 68 nach Berlin gezogen, um nach dem Wendeboom den Abstieg der Metropole mitzukriegen, bevor es vielleicht irgendwann wieder aufwaerts geht. Beim Spiegellesen im Internet stiess ich auf eine der Partnerschaftsvermittlungen, die sich damals im Netz etablierten. Ganz absichtslos entwickelte sich eine Austausch mit mehreren Mailpartnerinnen. Einige Male verliebte ich mich. Zwei Beziehungen gingen darüber...
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