Ulrike Ottinger's 2016 film is inspired by the writings of Adelbert von Chamisso who accompanied the Romanzow research expedition (1815 to 1818) as a botanist. Creating art from archives,  Ottinger's three chapter film will be screened at London's Regent Street Cinema from 20-22 July 2018. 


You can explore the making of Chamisso's Shadow here.


The screening has been organised by the Birkbeck Institute for the Moving (BIMI), The Centre for Research and Education in Arts and Media (CREAM), the Goethe-Institut and LUX. With support from the Open City Documentary Film Festival, and in association with the German Screen Studies Network.