Anna Hepp meets with renowned German director Edgar Reitz in one of Germany’s most famous cinemas: the Lichtburg in Essen. Reitz talks about his life, his view of art and his sometimes philosophical viewpoint.
Edgar Reitz, best known for the Heimat series, reflects on his experience in the film industry, spanning over fifty years. Presenting open and personal discussions on the “death” of film and the challenges of filmmaking, this intimate experimental documentary is an insightful cinematic encounter.
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