Anselm Kiefer – Over Your Cities Grass Will Grow

Posted filed underDocumentaries, Germany, Videos.

Besides the 2 clips below, there is also a new 7 minutes featurette from the documentary about Anselm Kiefer which has just been released in selected cinemas around the globe:

“A mesmerizing portrait of the artist Anselm Kiefer by acclaimed documentarian Sophie Fiennes (THE PERVERT’S GUIDE TO CINEMA), OVER YOUR CITIES GRASS WILL GROW is part tribute and part deconstruction; aided by beautiful widescreen cinematography, Fiennes captures the majesty of Kiefer’s architectonic installations alongside observational footage of his work process.”

Over Your Cities Grass Will Grow (official trailer)

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Director Sophie Fiennes at Hub Culture Cannes 2010

Sophie Fiennes, the director of the documentary OVER YOUR CITIES GRASS WILL GROW, chosen for official selection at the Cannes Film Festival. The film is about the German industrial artist Anslem Keifer. Keifer’s early work focusses on being a German post-WWII, but in his later career he built caves, towers, amphitheaters — working with a variety of materials including glass, concrete, lead, earth. Sophie discusses her well-reviewed unconventional documentary with Hub Culture’s Sharon Swart on the Future Films yacht.