Director: Erik Bünger

Germany, 2006, 22 min, english with lithuanian subtitles, V

“Gospelsˮ is a compilation of disparate documentary clips. Whilst searching through Hollywood archive material, Erik Bünger stumbled across more and more interviews in which there seemed to be a lack of clarity as to whom the person on camera was actually referring to. With His terrible beauty, passion and drive, He has a profound effect on the people whose lives He touches. His presence generates a physical and spiritual experience, an euphoria that fascinates and frightens. Who is this mysterious “Heˮ – a prophet, a preacher, a genius? 

About the director:
Erik Bünger is a Swedish artist, composer and writer living in Berlin (Germany). He was born in 1976 in Växjö, Sweden. He studied philosophy and literature in Sweden and musical composition in Sweden and Germany. He works with re-contextualising existing media in performances, videos, installations and web projects. Displacing and recombining familiar material, Bünger challenges the separation between authentic and simulated experiences. His video art pieces were screened at film festivals and art institutions all over the world.
Section: Hors Pistes Kaunas