The Indian Olympics

1981 until today

work in progress
Extract: 11 min from a total of 34 min
Super 8 and video
without sound

On my travels, I have repeatedly asked friends to perform a “new” sporting discipline in front of the video camera. I will continue to do so in the future. I ask friends and acquaintances to give me self-made video footage with similar actions for my film.
So it’s a performance movie.
And it’s a travel movie.
And it’s a journey through technology development. It all started on Super 8 film and then makes a walk through the history of video technology: U-Matic, VHS, Betamax, S-VHS, Hi-8, Mini-DV, HDV…