FILMOGRAPHY, Georges Gachot

 

Feature Length Documentry Films


Where are you, João Gilberto?

A Gachot Films, Ideale Audience, Neos Film production.
Co-produced by SRF, RTS, BR in collaboration with ARTE.
With the support of Media, Bourse SSA, OFC, Zurcher Filmstiftung, FFF, DFFF, Desjardin SAS, CNC and Eurimages.
Released in 2018
Lenght: 107 minutes
Format: 16/9 ratio
Sound Dolby Digital 5.1
Visions du Réel 2018
Dok Fest Munchen 2018
 
(Distributed by Doc & Film)

O Samba

Rio Sonata, Nana Caymmi

Produced & directed by Georges Gachot
Coproduced with: ZDF & ARTE, SRF , SRG SSR
Released in 2014
Lenght 82 minutes
Format, 16:9 / Colour / HD Cam / sound 5.1 / DCP
Sound: 5.1 / Stereo
Original Language: Portuguese & French
FIPA 2014 - Opening film & Competition
Dok Fest München
Rio Film Festival
Jerusalem Filmfestival
Festival International del Nuevo Cine Latinoamericano (Cuba)
Solothurner Filmtage 2015
 
(Distributed by Euroarts)
 
Produced & directed byGeorges Gachot
Coproduced with: Schweizer Fernsehen , SRG SSR idée Suisse
Released in 2010
Lenght 84 minutes
Format, 16:9 / Colour / HD Cam / 35 mm
Sound: Dolby Digital / Stereo
Original Language: Portugese / Brasilian
Buenos Aires, Argentina, DocBsAs 2010
Vancouver Intl. Film Festival 2010
Rio de Janeiro Intl. Film Festival 2010
Suisse - Journée cinématographique de Soleure 2011
Art FIFA 2011 - compétition
28th Jerusalem Int. Film Festival, 7 - 16 July
Locarno Film Festival 2011 - "Appellations Suisse"
 
(Distributed by Doc & Film)

Maria Bethânia, música é perfume

Martha Argerich, Evening Talks

Produced & directed by Georges Gachot
Coproduced with: SRF & Idéale Audience, Pierre-Olivier Bardet
Released in 2005
Lenght 82 minutes
35 mm / Dolby Digital
Format, 1:1.66 / Colour
Original Language: Portugese / Brasilian
Festival Intl. Del Nuovo Cine Latinoamericano -La Habana
- Premio Especial Cubadisco -
Festival Di Pallazio Venezia Roma
- Award For Best Film Category Music
- Award For the Best Soundtrack
Fama Film Festival - Special Jury Award -
Washington DC International Film Festival (Public Awards)
 
(Distributed by Doc & Film)
A Georges Gachot & Ideale Audience production
Co-produced with ARTE France, Bayerischer Rundfunk
With the participation of DRS / TSR / TSI / SVT / ORF / NRK /
SBS TV Australia / ARTV
Released in 2002
Lenght: 62 minutes
Format: 16/9 ratio
Sound: stereo or Dolby Digital 5.1
Premio Asolo Per La Sezione Biografia D'artista 2003
Prix "Citation Musique" 26ième Festival Intl. Du Film D'art Et Pédagogique 2002, Unesco
Prix Italia 2002 "Documentary On Music And The Arts"
"Golden Prague" 2002
- Cezch Crystal For Best Documentary;
- Best Film Students Jury
 
(Distributed by Euroarts)

 

Films about Cambodia and Dr. Beat Beatocello Richner


L'ombrello di Beatocello

15 years of Kantha Bopha

Produced & directed by Georges Gachot
Coproduced with: Schweizer Radio & Fernsehen, SRG SSR, idéale Audience
Released in 2012
Lenght 83 minutes
Format, 16:9 / Colour / HD Cam / sound 5.1 / DCP
Sound: 5.1 / Stereo
Original Language: French, english, Khmer, German, Swissgerman
Visions du Réel 2012 - Opening film
Produced & directed by Georges Gachot
Released in 2007
Lenght 42 minutes
Format, 16:9 / Colour
Sound: Stereo
Original Language: French / English

Money or Blood

...And The Beat Goes On

Produced and directed by Georges Gachot
Coproduced with: Teleclub AG, TSR - SSR SRG Idee Suisse
Released in 2004
Lenght 68 minutes (Cinéma)
58 minutes (TV)
35 mm / Dolby SR
Format, 1:1.85 / Colour
Filmed in Cambodia (Siemreap, Phnom Penh and Switzerland)
Languages: Khmer, French, German, English
German Titel: Geld Oder Blut
Produced & directed by Georges Gachot
Released in 2000
Lenght: 65 min. / Color
Format, 1:1.85
35 mm / Dolby digital
Filmed in Cambodia

Bach At The Pagoda

Gérard Depardieu Goes for Beatocello

Produced and directed by Georges Gachot
Length: 61'
Released in 1997
Genre: Documentary, music
Filmed in Phnom Penh, Cambodia
Produced & Directed by Georges Gachot
Filmed in Cambodia, juin 2001
Released in 2001
Lenght: 24 min. / Color
Format, 16:9
 
Caméra: Giorgio Zehnder
Sound: Andreas Litmanowitsch
Edited: Mirjam Krakenberger

 

Short Films


Boîtes à musique (Short)

Tides (Gezeiten / Les marées)

Produced & directed by Georges Gachot
Released in 2016
Lenght 8 minutes 10 sec.
Format, 16:9 / Colour / HD Cam / sound 5.1 / DCP
Sound: 5.1 / Stereo
Original Language: no dialog
Music original: Banda Cê
World premiere - Mostra Sao Paulo 2017
Mostra Sao Paulo 2017
Rio Curta 2017
Art Fifa 2018
Produced by: ZDF-Second German channel
Directed by Georges Gachot
Released in 1997
Length: 7 minutes
Format: 4:3 / Video Betacam SP
Shooting location: Brittany France
Music: Arvo Pärt Magnificat,
Director of photography: David Gopsill (UK)
Editing: Ruth Schläpfer (CH)

Petite histoire symphonique

Produced & directed by Georges Gachot
Released in 1989
Length: 8 minutes
Format: 4:3
Musik: 1st mvt. "New world symphony" by Anton Dvorak
Filmed in East Berlin, June 1989

 

Music Documentaries Films for TV


Claude Debussy "music can't be learnt..."

Concerto Cantabile

Produced by METROPOLITAN München
Lenght: 59 minutes
Released in 2000
Format: 16/9 ratioSound: stereo
Portrait of the french Composer
Produced by Loft music / METROPOLITAN/ SF DRS
Lenght: 48 minutes
Released in 1999
Format: 16/9 ratio
Synopsis:
Film about the russian composer Rodion Shchedrin and the premiere of his violin concerto "Concerto Cantabile" in Zurich in 1998 with violonist Maxim VENGOROV and conducted by Mariss JANSONS.
Allready schown on SF DRS 1, BR (Germany), NRK2 (Norway)
Review

Kultur für Alle

Wilfried Hiller

Produced by Georges Gachot
Co-produced by DRS / TSR / TSI / 3 sat
Released in 1999  
Lenght: 45 minutes
Format: 16/9 ratio
Sound: stereo
Description: Ein Film über das Migros-Kulturprozent und die "50 Jahre Klubhaus-Konzerte" 1948-98
Review

Ein musikalischer Geschichtenerzähler

Producer: BR / LOFT music
Length: 56 minutes
Released in 1998
Format: 16/9 ratio
Genre: Documentary
Redaktion: Korbinian Meyer (BR)

Grace Bumbry, "What a lucky girl I am..."

Producer: ZDF- German Second channel
Redaktor: Helmut Rost
Length: 58 minutes
Released in 1996
Genre: Documentary, portrait
Description: Portrait about the American mezzo-soprano and soprano, Grace Bumbry. She has been hailed by The new York Times as "not just another opera star, but a singer, which is a much rarer and more cherishable phenomenon."
 
Review: Neue Zürcher Zeitung
Interview mit Grace Bumbry

Wilhelm Killmayer, A german composer

Carl Loewe, "Und er singt die neue Weise..."

Producer: BR / A LOFT music production
Length: 45 minutes
Released in 1995
Genre: Documentary
Soloist: Wilhelm Killmayer, Kim Kashkashian, Thomas Zehetmair, Boris Pergamenschikow, Ulrike Sonntag.

A LOFT music production
Length: 30 minutes
Released in 1996
Genre: Documentary. Concert performance
Cast: Hermann Prey (Baritone)
Producer: SWF-Süd West Funk / LOFT music

Santa Fe with Pinchas Zukerman & Marc Neikrug

Holy Russia "Celebrates The Festival Of Christmas"
Producer: BMG Classics / LOFT music
Length: 80 minutes
Released in 1994
Genre: Documentary / Concert performances / music Visualization
 
Description: This video is a meeting with two wonderful musicians. Within a background of the changing landscape of the New Mexico and the music of a concert that took place in Santa Fe, Zukerman and Neikrug evoke their experiences for us, their working together, their friendship. 1994 marked the twentieth anniversary of the Zukerman/Neikrug duo.
Producer: Robin Scott for NVC Arts / Warner Music Group
Length: 58 minutes
Released in 1993
Genre: Documentary, music visualization
Video Distr.: Teldec Video / Warner Music Group

Description: This is the first televised journey into the monastery and churches of Russia. The programme features two great orthodox choirs which perform hymns of the Russian Church with the blessing of the Patriarch Alexi II. This accompanied by rich, visual images of the Russia Orthodox churches of Moscow and the legendary cities of the Golden Ring,a dazzling succession of holy places northeast to east of Moscow, with their magnificent interiors and beautiful hand-painted icons.

Naxos Musical Journey

Director of 55 programs, 60 minutes each
Released between1990 - 1993
Executive producer: RBF Filmstore AG
Producer: HNH Int. Ltd.
 
Description: The NAXOS Video Classics invite you on a journey though the most beautiful European cities, castles monasteries, museums or simply through natural landscape. With this musical travel you will discover the powerful link between the impressive sights and the rhythms articulated through those great composers who were inspired by them.
Some programs:
Vivaldi IV Seasons,
Bruckner symph. No. IV
Mozart Requiem
Elgar, Enigma variation
Saint-Saëns, Carnival of the Animals
Liszt, Piano conc. No. 1 & 2
Ravel, Bolero
Grieg, Peer Gynt, Piano concerto
Bach, piano concerto


FULL Filmography by Georges Gachot

FEATURE LENGTH DOCUMENTARY

SHORT FILMS

Where are you, João Gilberto? (2018)
O Samba (2014)
Rio Sonata, Nana Caymmi (2010)
Maria Bethânia, música é perfume (2005)
Martha Argerich, Evening Talks (2002)
Claude Debussy "Music can't be learnt..." (2000)

Boîtes à musique (2016)
Tides (1997)
Petite histoire symphonique racontée par Anton Dvorak (1989)

DOCUMENTARIES ABOUT CAMBODIA

DOCUMENTARIES FOR TELEVISION (52 minutes)

L'ombrello di Beatocello (2012)
15 years of Kantha Bopha (2007)
Money or Blood (2004)
Gérard Depardieu Goes for Beatocello (2002)
...And The Beat Goes On (2000)
Bach at the Pagoda (1997)
Kultur Für Alle (1999)
Concerto Cantabile, Rodion Shchedrin (1999)
Wilfried Hiller... ein musikalischer Geschichtenerzähler (1998)
Grace Bumbry "What a lucky girl I am..." (1996)
Carl Loewe "Und er singt die neue Weise..." (1996)
Wilhelm Killmayer, a german composer (1995)
Santa Fe, with Pinchas Zukerman & Marc Neikrug (1994)
Holy Russia, Celebrates The Festival Of Christmas (1993)
Video Classics for Naxos (1990 -1993)

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