Reassemblage: From the Firelight to the Screen

Reassemblage: From the Firelight to the Screen

Reassemblage: From the Firelight to the Screen  Trinh T. Minh-ha, USA 1982, 40 min, engl. OV In her debut film, Trinh T. Minh-Ha challenges us to hear with our eyes and see with our ears. “A film about what?” she asks herself and the audience. “A...
Shoot for the Contents

Shoot for the Contents

Shoot for the Contents  Trinh T. Minh-ha, USA 1991, 101 min, engl. OF Quotations and allegories traverse through the film; a questioning multivocality remains until the end. At first, the gazes search for the „exotic“, the „typical”: the traditional arts of...
Surname Viet Given Name Nam

Surname Viet Given Name Nam

Surname Viet Given Name Nam  Trinh T. Minh-ha, USA 1989, 108 min, OmeU The relationship between nation and female identity is the topic of the film. Five women report in experimental portrait situations of the deep trenches of distrust in Vietnamese society, which is...
The Fourth Dimension

The Fourth Dimension

The Fourth Dimension  Trinh T. Minh-ha, USA/JPN 2001, 97 min, engl. OF For this film Trinh works with a digital camera for the first time. The result is, as she says herself: “An image of Japan, conveyed through the vision of a digital machine that can stretch...
The Politics of Form and Forces

The Politics of Form and Forces

The Politics of Form and Forces  Lecture by Trinh T. Minh-ha “For me, politics permeates daily life; it is a dimension of consciousness of one’s own existence. […]To strengthen the form means to recognize the important contribution of life as a continuous...