Robert Bramkamp (b. 1961) has spent the last 20 years making a series of innovative films that combine fact and fiction to make a series of fascinating connections. Bramkamp, who calls his films prototypes, is often associated by film criticism with Alexander Kluge, with whom he has frequently collaborated, as well as Friedrich Kittler, Jean-Marie Straub, Danièle Huillet and Thomas Pynchon. Bramkamp’s films combine aspects of documentary, essay and fiction, and thus find unconventional perspectives for a thematically broad-ranging narration.

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