Deutsche Version

Hexenschuss

Director: Riki Kalbe    → show biography   
Country: West Germany
Year: 1979
Synopsis: A film conceived and made by Riki Kalbe, Jean-Pierre Cazenave-Laroche, Gisela Mirau, Luzie Roser, and Sigrid Vagt. We were helped by Marian Schura, Theo Cybilla, the Reichenbergerstraße communal household, Sybille, Heidi, Puki, Brigitte, and Jerminal. Utupua and Pink Floyd did the music. Produced by the German Film and Television Academy Berlin. For their efforts with the archival material we want to thank: the three production directors of the German Film and Television Academy Berlin, the Archive of the Norddeutsche Rundfunk, the Academic Advisors of the German Film and Television Academy Berlin, the people from the Panorama program at the Norddeutsche Rundfunk, a fax machine at the station Freies Berlin, the director of the German Film and Television Academy Berlin, the legal advisor of the Norddetusche Rundfunk, the program director of the Norddeutsche Rundfunk, as well as Mr. Nollau, Mr. Hacke, and the Holy Father. Berlin 1978. The film tells the story of three women who live together and build a jamming transmitter, which they use to highjack the soundtrack of TV news broadcasts. Why they do this is explained through a polemic montage of archival TV footage, which shows how men in leadership positions talk about women and what they do. (Production note)
Language: German

Technical Attributes

Format: 16mm
Rental status: rental upon request
Version: original language version
Running time (minutes): 30
Color: color
Sound: Magnetic track
Frames per second: 24
Length in metres: 326
Weight: 1.5
Number of reels: 1