Film Archive

Jahr

Story of the Unknown Soldier

Animated Film
Belgium
1932
11 minutes
subtitles: 
_without dialogue / subtitles
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Henri Storck
Henri Storck
A pioneer of collage film, Henri Storck practised disobedience on two levels. In politically tense times, he re-edited newsreel reports to subvert the original propaganda. Exposure by documentary – and so honest that the political elite banned the film.

Ines Seifert

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