“A close and humanist portrait.”
Jury Dock of the Bay
HELMUT LACHENMANN – MY WAY
was awarded the German Documentary Film Prize 2021 (music category), the Audience Award of
Unerhört! Film Festival and as Best Film at Dock of the Bay in San Sebastián
+++ HELMUT LACHENMANN – MY WAY will be shown at Acht Brücken Festival in Cologne / Germany
5.05.2023 / 16 Uhr / Wallraf-Richartz-Museum
+++ Now in postproduction: Short documentary about the Finnish performance group Oblivia and their music theatre piece OBSESSIONS
(composition: Yiran Zhao, commissioned by Wuppertal opera, Art Foundation NRW und NRW KULTURsekretariat).
+++ We are happy about another award for HELMUT LACHENMANN – MY WAY! … at On Art Dance & Music Festival in Warsaw
+++ The trailer about TRANSIENT Impuls Festival is online now:
+++ The short documentary about artist ROMAN SIGNER at Schlossmediale Werdenberg 2022
can be watched online now:
+++ ECHO – the film about Schlossmediale 2022 is online now!
Participating artists: Roman Signer, Beat Furrer, Donata Wenders, Vanessa Porter, Olivia Stahn, Hille Perl, among others
+++ HELMUT LACHENMANN – MY WAY will be shown at the Fine Arts Film Festival 2022 in Venice / California
and at On Art Dance & Music Festival 2022 in Warsaw / Poland
+++ HELMUT LACHENMANN – MY WAY is nominated in the category “Music and Dance”
at Master of Art Film Festival 2022 in Sofia / Bulgaria and as “Best Foreign Origin Music Documentary”
at Bare Bones Music & Documentary Festival 2022 in Muskogee, Oklahoma / USA
+++ The lockdown film project CLEAR THE STAGE FOR THE RECORDER,
commissioned by the Bamberg Symphony Orchestra, is finally online.
Thanks to everyone involved for the great cooperation!
+++ The documentation of Schlossmediale Werdenberg 2021 is online now!
Artistic director: Mirella Weingarten
Over the past 20 years, filmmaker Wiebke Pöpel has created numerous commissioned films for renowned art festivals and cultural institutions, as well as her own artistic film projects and feature-length documentaries, including HELMUT LACHENMANN – MY WAY (2020), a co-production with German television SWR. Her works have been shown at many national and international festivals, and have received various awards.
Wiebke Pöpel’s international reputation is based on her talent to develop a unique visual language for each project, and her ability to transform the material into a virtuoso narrative. Depending on the type and scope of the production, she puts together a proven team whose members, with their qualifications and expertise, contribute to the outstanding film work.
Wiebke Pöpel is currently developing a new documentary film project. Apart from that, she is producing several commissioned works for selected cultural events.