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are captured again on film. The re-visioning of these monumental texts surfaces their resolute call to action: what should be the role of art in society today? Manifesto premiered as a multi-channel video installation at the Australian Centre for the Moving Image in 2015. Following this, it had its European premiere at the 46th International Rotterdam Film Festival (Netherlands) and its world premiere at the 33rd Sundance Film Festival (USA) in 2017. It also won the Main Award and the Audience Award at the Kino der Künst (Germany, 2017), and was nominated for the Ingman Bergman Award at the 40th Göteborg Film Festival (Sweden, 2017).


Julian Rosefeldt (b. 1965) is a German visual artist and filmmaker, known for his complex multi-channel video installations. His artworks are held in collections all over the world, such as the Nationalgaleries (Germany), MoMA (USA), and The Saatchi Collection (UK). He was a guest professor at the Bauhaus-Universität Weimar from 2009 to 2010, and is currently a professor in Digital and Time-based Media at the Akademie der Bildenden Künste.


Painting with Light: International Festival of Films on Art 2017  

Painting with Light invites viewers to discover films that explore a diverse array of subjects, from the 20th century’s most visionary manif...