The Reluctant Dreamer. Peter Weiss and the Cinema

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Layman's description

The German-Swedish artist and writer Peter Weiss (1916 - 1982) is foremost acknowledged as a playwright with Marat/Sade (1964), and as a novelist with The Aesthetics of Resistance (1975 - 1981). During the 1950s he was a member of the Independent Film Group in Stockholm where he directed 14 film shorts and two feature films, and in addition to this published a monograph on avant-garde film.

The project aims to discuss the films of Peter Weiss and frame them within a context of production.
Effective start/end date2006/01/012016/12/31