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Farocki’s intriguing and troubling film explores the processes of visual perception and how they affect our understanding of history and society. In a work reminiscent of the writings of Paul Virilio and Michel Foucault, Farocki examines a range of phenomena including aerial reconnaissance photos of the Auschwitz concentration camp.

  1. Harun Farocki

    Director, Writer

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  1. Ulrike Grote

    Ulrike Grote

    Narrator (voice)

  2. Harun Farocki

    Harun Farocki

    Self (uncredited)

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Original Title Bilder der Welt und Inschrift des Krieges

Status Released

Original Language German

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