Jean Speck (1860-1933) (2011)

by Rouzbeh Rashidi, Jann Clavadetscher

Details

70 mins
2011
Switzerland, Ukraine, Hungary, Ireland

Cast & Crew

Directors: Rouzbeh Rashidi & Jann Clavadetscher

Concept: Rouzbeh Rashidi & Jann Clavadetscher

DoP: Jann Clavadetscher

Sound & Edit: Rouzbeh Rashidi

Featuring: Jann Clavadetscher

Further information

70 Min miniDV HDV Stereo B&W Switzerland Ukraine Hungary Ireland 2011

Director profile

Rouzbeh Rashidi

Rouzbeh Rashidi (born in Tehran, 1980) is an Iranian-Irish filmmaker. He has been making films since 2000, at which…

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Jann Clavadetscher

Jann Clavadetscher is a Swiss-Irish filmmaker. He became a member of Experimental Film Society in 2005 and is currently living…

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Synopsis

Little is known of Jean Speck (1860-1933) beyond the fact that he opened Zurich’s first cinema. Rouzbeh Rashidi and Jann Clavadetscher consider the flittering black and white ghosts and shadows that he left in his wake in their phantasmagorical experimental feature film. This journey through a cinematic night probes the very essence of the cinematic image.

Shot on miniDV & HDV Camcorder.

Post Production on Final Cut Pro.

Produced By Jann Clavadetscher & Experimental Film Society 2011 Switzerland Ukraine Hungary Ireland.

Festival & Public Screening:

2013 – Corner College Gallery (Switzerland)

 


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