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Wilhelm Hein and Annette Frick


The international art biennial Prospect.1 has brought top artists from around the world to New Orleans. One of them, Iranian filmmaker Shirin Neshat (whose show is at Tulane's Newcomb Gallery), is partially sponsored by Zeitgeist Multi-Disciplinary Art Center. But Zeitgeist founder Rene Broussard has an even more rare couple of guest artists at Zeitgeist this weekend: Wilhelm Hein, the father of German avant-garde cinema, and Annette Frick, an internationally renowned photographer. Hein will screen his work You Killed the Underground Film as well as a short piece titled Jen Seit (never before screened in the United States), starring Broussard as Bacchus (pictured, center) and a couple of Berlin drag queens as Hermes and Aphrodite. Broussard met Hein while curating a program of short films on gay and lesbian topics for a film festival in Berlin in 1992. On Saturday, Annette Fricke screens a program of her work. These screenings are one of only two stops the filmmakers have made in the United States in the last decade. Tickets $7 general admission, $6 students/seniors, $5 children/Zeitgeist members. — Will Coviello

9:30 p.m. Fri.-Sat., Nov. 28-29

Zeitgeist Multi-Disciplinary Arts Center, 1618 Oretha Castle Haley Blvd., 827-5858;


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