July 6, 2014 by Admin
Recently watched a lovely collection of Dutch and Belgian short films, and was struck by the marvelous work of Holland’s Joris Ivens, who is often listed as a documentary filmmaker and communist. Here’s 2 examples of his work.
1. Regen (Rain) – a “cinematic poem” documentary that is a cousin to Berlin, Symphony of a Great City, and seems to have been very influential in its day, which was 1929. This version comes with a Hanns Eisler score from 1941, and is a sort of meditation on a rainy afternoon…
More about him at http://ivens.nl/en/
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