film maker, novelist, poet, fine artist
Aryan Kaganof (born 1964 as Ian Kerkhof) is a South African film maker, novelist, poet and fine artist. In 1999 he changed his name to Aryan Kaganof.
Partial filmography [ edit ]
Ten Monologues from the Lives of the Serial Killers (60min, Netherlands) based on the writings of J.G. Ballard, Henry Rollins and Roberta Lannes; plus actual monologues by Charles Manson, Edmund Emil Kemper and Kenneth Bianchi. 1999
Shabondama Elegy (aka Tokyo Elegy) (With writings by Jack Henry Abbott ( Belly of the Beast) and Tricia Warden, (Attack God Inside). Winner of The Golden Calf Special Jury Prize at the Grand Prix of Dutch cinema. 2002
Western 4.33 (32min, 35mm, Namibia-Netherlands) about the genocide of the Herero people by the German colonisers (Best Video Made in Africa at 12th Milan Festival of African Cinema) (Best Documentary at 1st Africa and The Islands International Film Festival, Réunion) Official Selection Berlinale Forum [1 ] 2003
Sharp Sharp! - the kwaito story (25min, DVCam, South Africa-Netherlands) featuring Zola, TKZee, Oskido, Mzambiya, Don Laka and Mandoza 2005
Giant Steps (co-directed with Geoff Mphakati) (52min, DVCam, South Africa) a documentary portrait of revolutionary poets Lefifi Tladi, Lesego Rampolokeng, Kgafela oa Magogodi, Afurakan, Mac Manaka with music by Johnny Mbizo Dyani and Zim Ngqawana 2007
Unyazi of the Bushveld (45min, DVCam, South Africa) a documentary about the first symposium of electronic music ever held in Africa featuring Warrick Sony (Kalahari Surfers), Pauline Oliveros, Zim Ngqawana, George Lewis, Matthew Ostrowski, Lukas Ligeti, Francisco Lopez 2007
SMS Sugar Man (87min, South Africa) the first full length feature film shot entirely on cell phone cameras, starring Luthuli Dlamini, John Matshikiza, Leigh Graves, Deja Bernhardt and Ryan Fortune. 2009
Civilization and Other Chimeras Observed During the Making of an Exceptionally Artistic Feature Film (80min, Netherlands) documentary on the making of Winterland, the first feature film by fine artist Dick Tuinder.
Hectic! (Pine Slopes Publications, 2002)
Uselessly (Jacana, 2006)
12shooters (Pine Slopes Publications, 2007)
Drive Through Funeral (Pine Slopes Publications, 2003)
The Freedom Fighter (Illuseum Press, 2004)
Jou Ma Se Poems (Pine Slopes Publications, 2005)
The Ballad Of Sugar Moon and Coffin Deadly (Pine Slopes Publications, 2007)
References [ edit ]
^ "Berlinale Forum". berlinale.de. 2004.
External links [ edit ]