Homage guest of honor Reinhard Hauff filmed this concert by R&B legend Wilson Pickett 1968 in Germany, which will fill the Gasteig courtyard with blues and soul under the starry skies of Munich.
Screened as part of the Open Air LOUD & FAMOUS. Free Admission.
With: Wilson Pickett
Director of Photography: W.P. Hassenstein
Film Editor: Eva Gschwilm
Production Company: Bavaria Atelier GmbH
Director: Reinhard Hauff
Editor: Wolf-Dietrich Brücker
TV channel: Westdeutscher Rundfunk (WDR)
Reinhard Hauff was born 1939 as son of a magistrate in Marburg, Germany. He moved to Munich to study literature and sociology, dropping out to work for television at Munich's Bavaria Studios. The top German entertainment director of the time, Michael Pfleghar, became his mentor starting 1964. But Hauff wanted to make movies: In 1968, he started to make documentaries, TV movies and theatrical films. In 1974, he co-founded Bioskop Film together with Volker Schlöndorff and Eberhard Junkersdorf. STAMMHEIM – THE BAADER-MEINHOF GANG ON TRIAL won the Golden Bear at Berlin 1986. In 1993, he started to retire from active filmmaking and became head of dffb film school in Berlin, where he shared his expertise with young filmmakers until 2005. Reinhard Hauff lives in Munich with his wife.