• Women Composers

    Women Composers

    a cinematic search for their lives in music

    license film
  • Women Composers

    Women Composers

    a cinematic search for their lives in music

    license film
  • Women Composers

    Women Composers

    a cinematic search for their lives in music

    license film
  • Women Composers

    Women Composers

    a cinematic search for their lives in music

    license film
  • Women Composers

    Women Composers

    a cinematic search for their lives in music

    license film
  • Women Composers

    Women Composers

    a cinematic search for their lives in music

    license film

Women Composers

a cinematic search for their lives in music

a film by Kyra Steckeweh, Tim van Beveren

Women Composers

Germany | 2018 | 95:00 min

Content Categories

Documentary
Synopsis
When the pianist Kyra Steckeweh realised that her repertoire was almost exclusively composed by men, she began searching for pieces written by female composers. Together with filmmaker Tim van Beveren, she commences a quest for information which leads them to France, Italy, Poland and Germany. 
Their research brought to light remarkable piano pieces previously buried in history and rarely performed. They also seek to look "behind the notes". The film highlights the historical and personal circumstances under which four remarkable women created their works in the 19th and early 20th centuries: Mel Bonis, Lili Boulanger, Fanny Hensel and Emilie Mayer. At the piano Steckeweh revives the music, some pieces even for the first time ever...
Festivals/Awards
Alive Documentary Film Festival 8, Los Angeles, USA - Award: Best Documentary made by or about Women
Vox Feminae Film Festival, Zagreb, Croatia
Great Lakes International Film Festival, USA
40. Biberacher Filmfestspiele, Biberach, Germany
10th Annual World Music & Independent Film Festival, Washington DC, USA - Best Feature Documentary
Cast and Crew
  • Director Kyra Steckeweh, Tim van Beveren
  • Producer Kyra Steckeweh, Tim van Beveren, Karla Viebahn
  • Screenwriter Ivan Salaj, Kyra Steckeweh
  • Director of Photography Tim van Beveren, Nils Liebheit
  • Narrator Tim van Beveren
  • Editor Kamil Goerlich, Tim van Beveren
  • Compositing Jonathan Dries
  • Score Kyra Steckeweh
  • Animation Harald Schröder
Age Rating

FSK 0

Original Languages

German

French

English

World Sales Company
Windrose SAS
7, rue Chiviale, F 75010 Paris
p.mazenod@windrose.fr
Production Company
tvbmedia productions
Postfach 750244, 13132 Berlin

Phone: 84710751

Supported by
startnext.com
Germany
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