Films


2012e

Bunlap Visiting and Revisited

(Working Title)

Multivocal Anthropology Project

Four Ni-Vanuatu from a kastom community visit Germany.

Directors: Betu Watas, Thomas Kulik, Martina Kleinert, Jacob Kapere, Mathias Wataskon, Tolak Moltavil, Thorolf Lipp

Stills: Betu Watas

Camera: Thomas Kulik, Jacob Kapere, Thorolf Lipp, Martina Kleinert,

Editing & Postproduction: Thorolf Lipp

Music: Thomas Kulik

German, English, Bislama 90 minutes

Produced by: Arcadia Filmproduktion

Supported by: FilmFernsehFonds Bayern

(in postproduction)

 

 

2012d

Joburg is my Muse

Documentary about several emerging Joburg artists and their view of their city

Director: Thorolf Lipp

Camera & Editing: Thorolf Lipp

English, 60 minutes

Produced by: Arcadia Filmproduktion
(in postproduction)

 

 

 

2012c

Herausforderung Humbold-Forum

Die Sammlungen der Stiftung Preussischer Kulturbesitz

Director: Thorolf Lipp & Martina Kleinert

Camera & Editing: Thorolf Lipp

German, 15 minutes

Produced by: Arcadia Filmproduktion for the Prussian Cultural Heritage Foundation

2012b

Das Interview im Dokumentarfilm

Web based Multimedia Mind Map

www.interview-im-dokumentarfilm.de

Idea and project management: Thorolf Lipp

Produced by: Thorolf Lipp with students of Cultural Anthropology and Media Studies of the Johannes Gutenberg-University Mainz.

Funded by: Gutenberg Lehrkolleg and Arcadia Filmproduktion

German

 

 

2012a

Spielarten des Dokumentarischen

Einführung in Geschichte und Theorie

des Nonfiktionalen Films

Hardcover, 144 pages, German

Including Multimedia DVD , 165 Min.

Marburg, Schüren

ISBN 978-3-89472-755-0

Produziert von : Arcadia Filmproduktion

Gefördert von:WALEWA-Haus der Universität Bayreuth; Kulturwerk der VG-Bildkunst

 

 

2011a

Performance, Media and Memory

South African Artists in Dialogue

Four part documentary series on South African art

Directors: Thorolf Lipp & Tobias Wendl

Camera & Editing: Thorolf Lipp

English 3 x 43 & 1 x 26 minutes
Produced by: IWALEWA-Haus

Funded by: DFG (Federal German Research Council)

 

 

Part 1/4

It's about Beauty and Anger

Conversations with Tracey Rose

Documentary about South African media artist Tracey Rose

Directors: Thorolf Lipp & Tobias Wendl

Camera, Editing & Postproduction: Thorolf Lipp

English, 43 minutes

Produced by: IWALEWA-Haus

(This part has not yet been released by the artist)

 

 

Part 2/4

Helping Things to Reappear

Conversations with Minette Vari

Documentary about South African media artist Minnette Vari

Directors: Thorolf Lipp & Tobias Wendl

Camera, Editing & Postproduction: Thorolf Lipp

English, 43 minutes

Produced by: IWALEWA-Haus

 

 

Part 3/4

I Want this Feeling

Conversations with Thando Mama

Documentary about South African media artist Thando Mama

Directors: Thorolf Lipp & Tobias Wendl

Camera & Editing: Thorolf Lipp

English, 25 minutes

Produced by: IWALEWA-Haus

 

 

Part 4/4

Terrorizing the Concept of Meaning

Conversations with Johan Thom

Documentary about South African media artist Johan Thom

Directors: Thorolf Lipp & Tobias Wendl

Camera, Editing & Postproduction: Thorolf Lipp

English, 43 minutes

Produced by: IWALEWA-Haus

 

 

2005

Ghanaian Video Tales

Documentary about the Ghanaian film industry
Director & Camera: Tobias Wendl

Postproduction and Editing: Thorolf Lipp
English, 60 minutes
Produced by / order at: Arcadia Filmproduktion

Produced for: University of Cologne, Kulturwissenschaftliches Forschungskolleg Medien und kulturelle Kommunikation SFB/FK-427

Festivals:

Margaret Mead Film & Video Festival (New York City 2007)

Ethnofilmfest Berlin (2007)

Download film here (English, 60 min)

 

 

2005

Oktoberfest (made in Rabaul)

Documentary about an Oktoberfest in Papua New Guinea.
Director: Martina Kleinert & Thorolf Lipp

Camera: Martina Kleinert

Sound, Editing and Postproduction: Thorolf Lipp
English, 30 minutes

Produced by / order at: Arcadia Filmproduktion

Download film here (English, 30 min)

2005

Mythen der Südsee- cinema version

Documentary on mythology in Oceania
Director, Camera & Editing: Thorolf Lipp

German, 90 minutes (cinema version)
Produced by / order at: Arcadia Filmproduktion

Download film here (German, 90 min)

 

 

2005

Mythen der Südsee - TV Series

Five part documentary series on mythology in Oceania

Director, Camera & Editing: Thorolf Lipp

German, 5x45 minutes (TV version)
Produced by / order at: Arcadia Filmproduktion

Produced for Bayerischer Rundfunk (BR)

Download Press Release (in German)

Download Review by Corinna Erkenbrecht

published in Anthropos 105.2010/01 (German)

Download List of actual TV-Broadcasts

Festivals:

1. Ethnofilmfest Berlin (2007)

2. FIFO - Festival International du Film documentaire Océanien Tahiiti (2008)

3. International Anthropological Film Festival - Ho Chi Minh City (2012)

Part 1: Vom Ursprung

Documentary about land diving in Pentecost / Vanuatu.
German, 45 Minutes
Produced for Bayerischer Rundfunk (BR)

(Vanuatu)

Download film here (German, 43 min)

 

 

Part 2: Göttliche Gaben

Documentary about shark calling in New Ireland (Papua New Guinea) and firewalking in Fiji.
German, 45 Minutes

Produced for Bayerischer Rundfunk (BR)
(Papua New Guinea & Fiji)

Download film here (German, 43 min)

 

 

Part 3: Mauis Ordnung

Documentary about the Polynesian culture hero Maui.
German, 45 Minutes
Produced for Bayerischer Rundfunk (BR)

(Samoa & Tonga)

Download film here (German, 43 min)

 

 

 

Part 4: Künstlicher Kosmos

Documentary about artificial islands

in Polynesia and Micronesia.
German, 45 Minutes
Produced for Bayerischer Rundfunk (BR)

(Kapingamarangi & Pohnpei)

Download film here (Gerrman, 43 min)

 

 

Part 5: Reisen in Raum und Zeit

Documentary about the last seagoing canoes in Micronesia and their masters.
German, 45 Minutes
Produced for Bayerischer Rundfunk (BR)

(Ifaluk & Yap)

Download film here (German, 43 min)

 

 

2004

Africa Screams

Postproduction of three DVD programmes for exhibitions at IWALEWA Haus, University of Bayreuth; Museum der Weltkulturen, Frankfurt; Kunsthalle Wien            

Director: Tobias Wendl
Editing & Postproduction: Thorolf Lipp

(Ghana & Nigeria)

English, 3x15 minutes
Produced by: Arcadia Filmproduktion

Produced for: University of Bayreuth, Iwalewa Haus

 

 

2003

Schloßherr sein dagegen sehr

Documentary about a “special” castle owner.

Camera & Editing: Thorolf Lipp

Director: Martina Kleinert & Thorolf Lipp
(Germany)

German with English subtitles, 30 Minutes
Produced by / order at: Arcadia Filmproduktion

Festival:

WorldFilm - Tartu Festival of Visual Culture (Tartu, Estonia 2005) "kontrast - das Bayreuther Kurzfilmfestival " (Bayreuth 2004)
Award: Audience Award

Download film here (German, English subtitles)

 

1998

Kava - The Drink of the Gods

Documentary about the kava ritual in in Vanuatu, Fiji and Samoa and ist use as a medical plant in Germany.
Director, Camera & Editing: Thorolf Lipp

English & German versions, 90 & 58 minutes

Produced by / order at: Arcadia Filmproduktion

Produced for: University of the South Pacific

and Bayerischer Rundfunk (BR)

Festivals:

International Film & TV-Festival Shanghai (1998)

Ethnofilmfest Berlin (1999)

Download film here (English, 90 min)

Download film here (English, 58 min)

Download film here (German, 58min)

 

 

1995

Adire - Indigo Textiles amongst the Yoruba

Documentary about traditional Yoruba Indigo dying techniques.
Director, Camera & Editing: Thorolf Lipp

Land of Production: Nigeria

German, 45 minutes

English, 45 minutes

Produced by: Arcadia Filmproduktion

Produced for: Heinrich Böll Foundation

Award: „Best Film“ in the category: „Material Culture“

6th. International Festival of Ethnographic Film of the British Anthropological Society (RAI, Canterbury 1996)

Download film here (English, 45 min.)

Download film here (German, 45 min)

 

 

1995

Elise Johnston. A Retrospective

Documentary about the works of

Scottish-Nigerian Artist Elise Johnston.
Director, Camera & Editing: Thorolf Lipp

English, 20 minutes
(Nigeria)
Produced by: Arcadia Filmproduktion

 

1994

Nous sommes là

Documentary about the Senufo in Northern Ivory Coast.
Director, Camera & Editing: Thorolf Lipp

German, 45 minutes
(Ivory Coast)
Produced by: Arcadia Filmproduktion

 

1994

Felderfahrungen

Documentary about the first fieldwork

of 7 Anthropology students in Ivory Coast.
Director, Camera & Editing: Thorolf Lipp

German, 32 minutes
(Ivory Coast)
Produced by: Arcadia Filmproduktion

 

 

1994

Le ciel sans queue ni tête

Documentary about a binational theater project.
Director, Camera & Editing: Thorolf Lipp

German, 18 Minutes
(Germany & France)
Produced by: Arcadia Filmproduktion

Produced for: deutsch-französisches forum junger kunst

 

 

 

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