“A close and humanist portrait.”
Jury Dock of the Bay

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 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!

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+++ The documentation of Schlossmediale Werdenberg 2021 is online now!
Artistic director: Mirella Weingarten

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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.

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