Why Are We Creative?

a HERMANN VASKE picture

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Title

Why Are We Creative?

Director

Harmann Vaske

Producer

Hermann Vaske (Emotional Network Production), Charles V. Bender

Nationality

Germany

Year

2018

Duration

82'

Language

English

Format

5.1

Ratio

1:85

Original Title

Why Are We Creative?

Synopsis

Synopsis

As part of a personal quest, for over 30 years director Hermann Vaske filmed the world’s most intriguing artists and thinkers, including over 50 luminaries, among them Academy Award and Nobel Prize winners, from the fields of visual art, music, acting, philosophy, politics, science, posing the question: “Why are you creative?”

Vaske’s subjects include: David Bowie, Ai Weiwei, Björk, Wim Wenders, Philippe Stark, Yoko Ono, John Hegarty, David Lynch, Yohji Yamamoto, Damien Hirst, Angelina Jolie, Nobuyoshi Araki, Quentin Tarantino, Bono, Nick Cave, Neo Rauch, Stephen Hawkins, the Dalai Lama, Peter Ustinov, Marina Abramovic, Diane Kruger, Julian Schnabel, John Cleese, Jimmy Page, Vivienne Westwood, Takeshi Kitano and many others.

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Press

"Provocative and highly unusual. "

SCREEN DAILY

"The film is a beautiful collage of views and different perspective of what makes an individual creative by the most intriguing artists around the globe."

HIGH ON FILMS

Festivals
& Awards

Venice Days

TOFIFEST

Mostra Internacioal de Cinema Sao Paulo

Castellinaria Film Festival

Pacific Meridian

Tallinn Doc

Vilnius International Film Festival

Cinema for Peace Awards

Cast & Crew

David Bowie
Ai Weiwei
Björk
Wim Wenders
Philippe Stark
Yoko Ono
John Hegarty
David Lynch
Yohji Yamamoto
Damien Hirst
Angelina Jolie
Nobuyoshi Araki
Quentin Tarantino
Bono
Nick Cave
Neo Rauch
Stephen Hawkins
The Dalai Lama
Peter Ustinov
Marina Abramovic
Julian Schnabel
John Cleese
Jimmy Page
Vivienne Westwood
Takeshi Kitano
Diane Kruger
Writer and Director Hermann Vaske
Producer Hermann Vaske
Camera Patricia Lewandowska
Sasha Rendulic
Evgeny Revvo
Comissioning Editor Nicole Baum
Editor Marie-Charlotte Moreau
Sound Michael Busch
Stephan Lügger
Kai Hofmann
Music Teho Teardo
Blixa Bargeld
Animation Valerie Pirson

Releases

Germany (Rise & Shine)

04.10.2018