joseph beuys – his public image
films with, after and about joseph beuys

film series
filmwerkstatt düsseldorf
27 jun to 8 jul 2021

»what most needs to be shaped are not the paintings or sculptures that have to be made, but money, that’s what needs reshaping.« joseph beuys, 1975

the film series with and about joseph beuys presents five films that portray him as an artist, a teacher and a political activist. all three roles are inherent in his model of artistic development and have contributed to the emergence of a charismatic public figure who touched and changed art and society alike. screening includes joseph beuys und seine klasse, beuys, joseph beuys: jeder mensch ist ein künstler, joseph beuys / transformer and zeige deine wunde – kunst und spiritualität bei joseph beuys.

artistic director: jan wagner




29 jun 2021, 8 pm
D 1981 | 11 Min. | D: Werner Nekes and Dore O.

Joseph Beuys und seine Klasse
D 1971 | 40 Min. | D: Hans Emmerling and Edwin K. Braun


1 jul 2021, 8 pm
Joseph Beuys: Jeder Mensch ist ein Künstler
D 1979 | 54 Min. | D: Werner Krüger

6 jul 2021, 8 pm
USA 1979 | 59 Min. | D: John Halpern


8 jul 2021, 8 pm
Zeige deine Wunde – Kunst and Spiritualität bei Joseph Beuys
D 2015 | 85 Min. | D: Rüdiger Sünner


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