37th Annual VIRGINIA FILM FESTIVAL Oct 30-Nov 3, 2024

37th Annual VIRGINIA FILM FESTIVAL October 30-November 3, 2024


Joseph Beuys was a revolutionary German painter, famous for his felt hat and unique performance pieces, like “How to Explain Pictures to a Dead Hare.” Archival video, still images, and interviews explore the life and works of Beuys, from his participation in the Luftwaffe in World War II to his tumultuous time as a professor in Dusseldorf, and finally his international recognition as a performance artist. Introduction by Kristin Schroeder (UVA)


Sunday, November 12


4:30 PM


Downtown Mall : Violet Crown B

Film Info

Director: Andres Veiel

Runtime: 107 min.

Year: 2017

Country: Germany

Featuring: Joseph Beuys, Caroline Tisdall, Rhea Thönges-Stringaris, Franz Joseph van der Grinten.