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Jef Cornelis

Born in 1941, Antwerpen, Belgium

Overview

Experimental Belgian film director Jef Cornelis is a pioneer in investigating the relationship between art, television, documentary and artist films. From architecture and historic buildings, art and exhibitions, to processes of film and TV making, he subverts and tests the format of TV reporting, exploring the intersection of mediums amidst socio-cultural and political realms. Showcasing mechanisms of cultural production usually hidden from the public eye, Cornelis’ films reveal conflict, anxie...Read more