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On a Wednesday Night in Tokyo

On a Wednesday Night in Tokyo
photo © Jan Verbeek)

Shot in one take, this video communicates the unavoidable up to the edge of the unbearable.

Jan Verbeek was born 1966 in Bonn; from 1989 to 1996 he attended the Art Academy, Duesseldorf with Nan Hoover and Nam June Paik, from 1996 to 1999 he continued his postgraduate studies at the Academy of Media Arts Cologne; from 2002 to 2003 he received a DAAD scholarship to Japan. He attended numerous exhibitions and festivals worldwide. His films include: Interferenz (1990), Continuum (1991), Never Touch a Running System (1998-99), Skip and Return (2001).
Genre Experimental
Category Documentary, Short
Year of Production 2004
Director Jan Verbeek
Screenplay Jan Verbeek
Cinematography Jan Verbeek
Jan Verbeek
Jan Verbeek
Producer Jan Verbeek
Production Company Jan Verbeek/Berlin
Length 6 min
Original Version
 no dialogue
Sound Technology Stereo
Festivals Oberhausen 2004, São Paulo 2004, Teheran 2004, New Directors/New Films New York 2005, Clermont-Ferrand 2005
Awards Tampere 2006 (Best Documentary), Mexico 2005 (Special Jury Mention), Pescara 2005 (Best Video Art/Experimental Film)

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