Year2003 Duration8 min. DirectorKarl Kels
A portrait of New York’s Bowery, in the Lower East Side of Manhattan, and its time-worn occupants. Against the background of a run-down Prince Hotel we see men who pass time together.

Karl Kels

Karl Kels, born 1960 in Dusseldorf; 1980-85 studied at the Städelschule, Frankfurt/M.; 1993 taught at the Gesamthochschule Kassel; work in the field of experimental film and installation; 1995 co-founder of the «Initiative Experimentalfilm»; 1996 taught at the Johann Wolfgang Goethe-Universität, Frankfurt/M.; lives and works in Frankfurt/M.
Selected filmography
Haystacks, 1981
Condensation trail, 1982
Sluice, 1983
Rhinoceroses, 1987
Starlings, 1991
Hippopotamuses, 1993
Oven, 1994
Elephants, 2000
Prince Hotel, 1987/2003
Sidewalk, 2008
Promoted by
Gobierno de Navarra
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With the aid of
Con la financiación del Gobierno de España. Instituto de la Cinematografía y las Artes Audiovisuales Acción Cultural Española Plan de Recuperación, Transformación y Resiliencia Financiado por la Unión Europea. NexGenerationEU

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