What does sound mean? What does silence mean? An intimate look into the life and work of Irmin Schmidt, the founder of the Cologne band CAN, which shaped generations of musicians in pop and electronic music. The film traces the path from being a classical conductor to a student of Stockhausen and Ligeti to creating CAN, on to doing film music for Wim Wenders and Roland Klick, opera and electronic club music.
In German theatres: 9.3.2023
Director: Michael Aust, Tessa Knapp
Additional interviews: Nicole Wegner
DoP: Tessa Knapp
Additional Cinematography: Nicole Wegner
Production: TelevisorTroika GmbH
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