Documentaries

“… the man on the street if you like – is more challenging subject for exploration than people in the heroic mold. It is the half shades, the hardly audible notes that I want to capture and explore. I am another kind of person, one who finds muted emotions more interesting and challenging.” Satyajit Ray, 1982

Dance For All Dance For All

Dance For All

Director: Elena Bromund and Viviane Blumenschein
Production: InsideOut Film, Berlin
Format: Mini DV 25P/Super-8
Award: Kodak Eastman Förderpreis 2007

“Some very atmospheric images are caught by camera man Franz Lustig, like a line of cows in the misty morning light orderly crossing the pedestrian bridge spanning a busy highway to the airport …”
Kinocritics.com, September 2008

2, oder 3 Dinge, die ich von ihm weiß 2, oder 3 Dinge, die ich von ihm weiß

2, oder 3 Dinge, die ich von ihm weiß

Director: Malte Ludin
Production: Svarc Film, Berlin
Format: DVcam/35mm

“2 or 3 Things I Know About Him is – without exaggeration – one of this years’s most important German films. In the personal critical examination of current history and family history, the author achieves a new quality in the cinematic treatment of National Socialism.”
Peter Paul Huth, 3 SAT/ZDF, April 2005

Hommage à Noir Hommage à Noir

Hommage à Noir

Director: Ralf Schmerberg
Production: Trigger Happy Productions, Berlin
Format: S-16mm b/w blow up
Award: Goldmedal/New York Film Festival 1996, German Camera Award 1998/Förderpreis der Filmstiftung NRW

“With his camera Franz Lustig discovers the grace of movement and lets his film become a festival of movement and forms. Quite different from many other media events his pictures do not illustrate an idea. His pictures are his idea …”
Excerpt jury’s statement German Camera Prize Cologne, 1998