A Composer

annual catalogue - 2015
film type Documentary film Production Country Germany, Lebanon production year 2014 runtime 18'00
screening format DCP aspect ratio 1.78:1 (16:9) sound format Stereo languages Französisch subtitles Englisch

Daniel Kötter’s single shot film A COMPOSER documents a car ride by Lebanese composer Zad Moultaka, re-imagining a story, when 10 years ago he was threatened for using the word “Israel” in one of his compositions. A film documenting the assimilation of past and present reflected in the recording situation.

www.danielkoetter.de/projekte/a-composer

director Daniel Kötter Cast Zad Moultaka Editor Daniel Kötter Sound Marcin Lenarczyk
Festivals
2014 Europäisches Kurzfilmfestival Köln UNLIMITED, Deutschland
2014 Rencontres Internationales Paris/Berlin, Paris, Berlin, Frankreich
2014 Kasseler Dokumentarfilm- und Videofest, Deutschland
2015 Stuttgarter Filmwinter, Deutschland
Production
  • Daniel Kötter
Sales
  • Arsenal - Institut für Film und Videokunst e.V.
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  • 10785 Berlin
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  • http://www.arsenal-berlin.de

Daniel Kötter

Director and video artist whose work oscillates deliberately between different media and institutional contexts, combining techniques of structuralist film with documentary elements

Filmography
2009 Film für übers Sofa
2010 state-theatre #1 LAGOS
2012 Bühne
2012 Neues Theater
2014 state-theatre #5 BEIRUT
2006 pars pro toto.studie
2006 checkpoint
2007 Ein Kinderspiel
2008 TWO.studies
2008 First approach (1) + (2)
2009 schutzfilm - Thaumatrope
2009 side effect
2011 Vernissage
2011 state-theatre #2 TEHRAN
2011 state-theatre #3 BERLIN
2012Making of History
2012 state-theatre #4 DETROIT
2012 Konzert
2012 communal retreat
2013 state-theatre #6 MÖNCHENGLADBACH
2013 participants and objectives - 8 takes on filming music
2013 Studio