Barbara Meter (Netherlands)

Barbara Meter finished the Dutch Film Academy in 1963 and got an MA Film and video at the London School of Printing in 1995. Meter was co-founder of Electric Cinema, in the early 70's a bastion of Dutch experimental cinema. Meter has made many experimental short films, and also some feature films and documentaries. She also worked as a curator of film programs, teacher and freelance lecturer on film.

Filmography

  • *Short narratives:*
  • 1967: Norwegian Wood, 13 min.
  • 1967: co-directed with Ramses Shaffy: ‘Bedelaars’ 4 min.
  • 1968: co-directed with Ramses Shaffy: ‘Tandeborstel Vergeten’ 3 min.
  • 1968: ’Familie Nasdalko aan zee’ 12 min. (35mm) and ‘Time without Rabbits’ 6 min.
  • *Documentaries:*
  • 1973: co-directed with Mattijn Seip : Onderwijsfilm, 12 min.
  • 1974 co-directed with Mattijn Seip: PSP film, found footage – 8 min.
  • 1978 co-directed with Mattijn Seip ‘Dennedal’ 15 min.
  • 1976: ‘Als een vrouw’ 20 min.
  • 1978: co-directed with Trilby Shaw: “Honderd Beledigingen per Dag’
  • 1979: co-directed with Netty van Hoorn: ‘Vrouwen in de Pijp’
  • 2007: ‘Of je gelooft of niet.’ ‘Whether or not you believe...’ (video documentary) 28 min
  • 2009: ‘Bad’ “Loutron’ 17 min video
  • *Short and longer narratives:*
  • 1980: ‘Een herfstig dagje in Ruigoord’ 9 min.
  • 1982: ‘De Afstand tot Dichtbij’ 32 min.
  • 1983: gedeelte in de film: ‘De Witte Paraplu’ van Heddy Honigmann, 4 min. en
  • ‘Binnenstebuiten’ 11 min.
  • 1984: ‘In het Voorbijgaan’ 90 min.
  • 1985/6 ‘Weer-bericht’ 70 min.
  • 1994: ‘Laura’, 65 min.
  • *Experimental films:*
  • 1970: ‘From The Exterior’ 9 min.
  • 1971: ‘...And a table’ 20 min. ‘Song for four hands’ 4 min.
  • 1972: ‘Portraits’ 6 min. (met muziek van Steve Reich).
  • 1988: ‘Andante, ma non troppo’ , 6 min.
  • 1989 ‘Ins and Outs’ dubbelprojektie, 6 min.
  • 1991: ‘Traces’, 16 min.
  • 1994: ‘Penelope’, 10 min. en ‘Sculptures for a Windless Space’.7 min.
  • 1995: ‘Departure on Arrival’ 21 min.
  • 1997/8 ‘Diary of Disquiet’ 17 min.
  • 1998: ‘Convalescing’ 3 min.
  • 2000: ‘Appearances’/ ‘Verschijningen’ 18 min.
  • 2001: ‘Greece, to me’ 9 min.
  • 2002: ‘Nooit varen boten in de bergen’ ‘ Never boats do sail in the mountains ‘10 min.
  • 2003: ‘Kade’ ‘Quay’ 4 min. ‘A Winter’s Night’ 7 min.
  • 2004: ‘Ariadne’ 12 min
    35mm
  • 2005: ‘Stretto’ 5 ½ min
  • 2008: ‘Aanraking’ ‘A Touch’ 13 min
  • 2010: ‘Little Stabbs 1’ 3 min. s8 film
  • 2012: ‘Tien Liederen’ ‘Ten Songs’ 30 min. S8 and HD.
  • 2015: ‘Bis an den Himmel und noch viel mehr’ ‘Up to the sky and much much more’ 35 min.

Doc Alliance Members

Doc Alliance is a creative partnership of 7 key European documentary film festivals. Our aim is to advance the documentary genre, support its diversity and promote quality creative documentary films.