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Our documentary „Christo and Jeanne-Claude, l’art de cacher, l’art de dévoiler /Die Kunst der Verhüllung“ is broadcasted for the first time on ARTE, September 15, 2021

Last broadcast on Arte, October 3rd.

On ARTE Replay until December 13, 2021 – View the film

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Christo and Jeanne-Claude, Reichstag Wrapped 1995. Photo: Wolgang Volz


estWest films

Wolfram Hissen, film director, producer

Born in Cologne, Germany, May 1, 1961. Spent his childhood in the US. Graduated from highschool in Heidelberg, Germany. Settled in Paris, France, in 1983,  working for RTL as a foreign correspondent.

From 1984 on, he has realised numerous documentaries and short films based on art, culture, music, fashion and social issues for European, Japanese, and American television.

Since 1985, Wolfram Hissen has produced and directed a variety of reportages and films about the artists Christo and Jeanne-Claude.

In 1991, he established estWest films with his brother Jörg Daniel Hissen ( to produce independant films.

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