Claus Löser


Claus Löser, born 1962 in Karl-Marx-Stadt (Chemnitz) in Germany, studied film in Potsdam-Babelsberg. Since 1992 he wrote film critics for the daily newspapers "taz" and "Berliner Zeitung" and the magazine "film-dienst". In 1996 he founded the collection "ex.oriente.lux — experimental archive East 1976-1989" and published the book "Gegenbilder — Filmischer Subversion in der DDR" ("Counter Images"). He also works as a curator and lecturer in Berlin specializing in experimental/underground cinema and in film culture under circumstances of totalitarianism and he is working on a dissertation about East German underground films.

"With the Girl of Black Soil": A Delicate Balance By Claus Löser

in 22nd Fribourg International Film Festival

Among several strong movies in the competition of th... read more

The Ghibli Studio and Other Disappointments

in 38th International Animated Film Festival, Annecy

This year's Annecy festival was framed by the famous... read more

Calls from the Fortress

in 26th Message to Man International Film Festival Saint Petersburg

Since Perestroika, the Message to Man festival has b... read more