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Kahl

Kahl is a short documentary about the first German nuclear power station in the city of Kahl. The years 1958-1960 are presented in pictures of the historic events that took place during that time.


Haro Senft was born in 1928 in Budweis. After his schooling in Prague, he attended the Academy for Theater, Film and Radio in Wiesbaden and worked as an assistant for Meteor Film. Since 1954, he has produced and directed numerous shorts, documentaries and features, including: Kahl (short documentary, 1961), which was nominated for an OSCAR, Auto Auto (1964), which received a German Film Award, Der sanfte Lauf (1967), Purgatory (Fegefeuer, 1971), In Tag mit dem Wind (1979), and Jacob hinter der blauen Tuer (1987).
Genre History
Category Documentary, Short
Year of Production 1961
Director Haro Senft
Cinematography Heinz Furchner
Hans Posegga
Voice Nils Clausnitzer
Production Company Dido-Film/Duesseldorf
Length 12 min
Format 35 mm, color, b&w
Awards First Prize German Industrial Film Days Berlin 1961, Special Prize International Industrial Film Festival New York 1962

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