Lars Henrik Gass received his doctorate from the Free University of Berlin and was managing director of the European Documentary Film Institute in Mülheim an der Ruhr in 1996/97, where he established the book series Texte zum Dokumentarfilm at Vorwerk 8 publisher. Since 1997 he has been director of the International Short Film Festival Oberhausen. He has published essays, reviews, and lectures on film, photography, and cultural and film-political topics, and has taught on film and cultural management. He is co-editor of the volumes "Provokation der Wirklichkeit. Das Oberhausener Manifest und die Folgen" (2012) and "after youtube. Gespräche, Portraits, Texte zum Musikvideo nach dem Internet" (2018) and author of the books "Das ortlose Kino. Über Marguerite Duras" (2001), "Film und Kunst nach dem Kino" (2012/2017, in English 2019) and "Filmgeschichte als Kinogeschichte. Eine kleine Theorie des Kinos" (2019).
Short Talk is a podcast by Talking Shorts. In each episode a professional from the short film circuit will discuss about their work, career and event during a friendly talk with the host.
Internationale Kurzfilmtage Oberhausen Director Lars Henrik Gass is the guest of the sixteenth and final episode of season one. The interview was recorded on June 15th 2020 via Messenger Audio.
Short Talk is hosted, produced and edited by Enrico Vannucci. Music by I Munacielli.
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