Films on christo and jeanne-claude

Christo &Jeanne claude, Die Kunst der Verhüllung /
L'art d'empaqueter, l'art de dévoiler

Documentary 2021, France, Germany, Color HD, 90min - Coproduction with Arte/ZDF
This documentary rich with archive material draws the portrait of the two strong personnalities and their live's achievements. From their first meeting in Paris in 1959, through their numerous fights and victories to realize numerous monumental and temporary piece of art, the film follows the adventure of these two artists until the last piece The Arc de Triomphe Wrapped.
Le film de Jörg Daniel Hissen et Wolfram Hissen est plantureux comme un banquet allemand, précis comme un cours de maths, aventureux comme une promenade en rappel aux abords du Grand Canyon. Valérie Duponchelle, Le Figaro

Christo and Jeanne-Claude at the studio

Documentary 2014, France, Germany, Color HD, 7:50min -
In his New York Studio Christo creates artworks like drawing, collages and scale-models, that the artists sell to collectors and museums around the world to finance their projects.

Watch on Vimeo : Christo and Jeanne-Claude at the studio

the running fence revisited

Documentary 2010, USA/France, Color HD, Digital Beta, 47 min - Coproduction with the Smithsonian Institution.
Revisiting and discussing the legacy of "The Running Fence", artwork extending 24,5 miles across the private lands of 59 ranchers, that lasted for 2 weeks in Sept. 1976.

Along US 50

Documentary 2008, France, Germany, USA , Digital Beta, 63 min
Along US 50 is the first documentary about a not yet realized project by Christo andJjeanne-Claude. The controversy, sometime vehement, puts in question the art of persuasion that has helped the artists to realize some of the most important artworks of our times. In 2017, Christo decided to abandon the project.

Watch on Vimeo : Along US 50, Christo and Jeanne-Claude

On the way to over the river

Documentary 2005, France, Germany, USA, Digital Beta, 34 min
On the occasion of "The Gates", project in Central Park, Manhattan in Feb. 2005, the film retraces the events that led Christo and Jeanne-Claude to their new project. The film uncovers many interesting facts about the artists early years in New York, and follow them to Colorado for the preparation of their next project "Over The River".

Wrapped Trees

Documentary 1999, France, Digital Beta, 26:15 min
In November 1998, Christo and Jeanne-Claude wrapped with their team 178 trees in Reihen, near Basel, Switzerland.

Dem Deutschen Volke – Verhüllter Reichstag 1971 -1995 (To the German People)

Documentary 1996, Germany, France, 35mm, 98:16 min. (Arte/ZDF)
TV-Documentary 1995, Germany, France, Digi Beta, 52 min. (Canal+)
The film describes the 24 year long process of gaining the authorizations, and the culminating moment of the wrapping of the Reichstag. After the Fall of the Wall in 1989, the project sees the chance to finally occur and to mark the reunification of East and West Germany.

Christo and Jeanne-Claude meet Würth

TV-Documentary 1995, Germany, France, Beta SP, 22 min
Christo and Jeanne-Claude’s wrapping of the Museum Würth in Künzelsau, Germany, in 1995.

other artists


Documentary 2012, France, USA, Hi-Def, 37:17 min
Portrait of Steven Hannock, US landscape painter.
Official Selection Tribeca Film Festival 2012

Watch on Vimeo : Dreamscapes, trailer

Privacy please!

Documentary 2020, France, Hi-Def, 70 min.
Portrait of Don Gummer, american sculptor.

other projects

CBM - viser plus haut (aiming higher)

Commercial film 2019, France, Hi-Def, 4:6 min.
The making of a warehouse - View on Vimeo CBM, final

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