Beuys (film)

Beuys is a 2017 German documentary film directed by Andres Veiel about the German artist Joseph Beuys. It was selected to compete for the Golden Bear in the main competition section of the 67th Berlin International Film Festival.[1]

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The film team
Directed byAndres Veiel
Written byAndres Veiel
Music by
  • Ulrich Reuter
  • Damian Scholl
CinematographyJörg Jeshel
Edited by
  • Stephan Krumbiegal
  • Olaf Voigtländer
Release date
  • 14 February 2017 (2017-02-14) (Berlin)
Running time
107 minutes

Noting that the film emphasizes the "social conscience" behind Beuys's art, Glenn Kenny, writing for The New York Times, called it "an exhilarating portrait of a unique truth-teller".[2]


  1. ^ "Berlinale 2017: Competition and Berlinale Special Are Complete" (press release). Berlinale. 20 January 2017. Retrieved 20 January 2018.
  2. ^ Kenny, Glenn (16 January 2018). "Review: In ‘Beuys,’ a Portrait of the Artist as a Socially Conscious Provocateur". New York Times. Retrieved 20 January 2018. Print version, 17 January 2018, p. C5, under title "A Conceptual Artist and Provocateur".

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