14 novembre 2004
The American Film Institute
AFIFEST, Los Angeles
The ArcLight Hollywood
Helnwein's "Ninth November Night" at the American Film Institute Festival AFIFEST in Los Angeles
Directed by Henning Lohner
A documentary on the works of Austrian painter Gottfried Helnwein commemorating the Reichskristallnacht will bw screened on November 13th and 14th 2004. Noted Austrian artist Gottfried Helnwein, obsessed with the fact that his society could ignore the deaths of six million victims, dedicates his art to Holocaust remembrance. When the 50th anniversary of Kristallnacht passes without commemoration, he creates an heroic art installation. Co-stars Maximiliam Schell, Sean Penn, Jason Lee.

[GERMA] Intl Shorts Competition
Germany, 2004, 23 min, Color, 35 MM
LA/NO Premiere
DIR/MUS: Henning Lohner
PROD: Henning Lohner, Gisela Guttman
DP: Darreb Rystrom
ED: Max Carlson
Cast: Maximillian Schell, Sean Penn, Jason Lee
A heroic art installation of Holocaust rememberance is assaulted by vandals, living proof of hatred that refuses to die.
Screening Schedule
Sat, Nov 13 9:00 pm Los Angeles Film School
Sun, Nov 14 1:00 pm Los Angeles Film School
Resources for
[GERMA] Intl Shorts Competition
Print Source
Dick Guttman
Guttman Associates
118 S. Beverly Dr.
Beverly Hills, CA 90212
Phone: 310.246.4600
Fax: 310.246.4601
Email: guttmanpr@aol.com
Installation "Ninth November Night"
AFI AT ARCLIGHT ArcLight Hollywood

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Established in 2002, AFI at ArcLight is an ongoing program of film series, mini-festivals, retrospectives and special events presented by AFI in partnership with ArcLight Hollywood. AFI at ArcLight has recently presented series such as Latin Cinema Milestones, French Cinema Review, the LA Exhibition of Russian Cinema-an ambitious program of classic Russian cinema featuring new 35mm prints and electronic subtitles-a retrospective of director Stephen Frears and PERSPECTIVES, a festival dedicated to the inclusion of people with developmental disabilities. The 2004 season kicks off with the Jurlique Australian Film Festival.
Maximilian Schell

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