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Still from Julian Rosefeldt’s Manifesto, 2015 © Julian Rosefeldt and VG Bild-Kunst, Bonn 2019

Running Time: 37 minutes
German with English Subtitles

Don’t miss the new documentary by filmmaker Cristian Pirjol that offers a behind the scenes glimpse into the production process of Julian Rosefeldt’s iconic video work, Manifesto. Manifesto features two-time Academy Award winner Cate Blanchett performing thirteen distinct roles in vignettes that incorporate timeless manifestos from twentieth-century art movements. This short documentary offers insights into Roselfeldt’s thoughts and ideas for Manifesto through backstage interviews and behind-the-scenes recordings with Cate Blanchett.

Manifesto is on view in Manifesto: Art x Agency on the Museum’s second level.

Seating in Ring Auditorium will be first-come, first-served.

There will be a prior screening at 5:30, and additional screening at 7:30 


The presentation of this film was made possible with generous support from the Goethe Institut-Washington DC.

This film is part of Wunderbar Together: The Year of German-American Friendship 2018/19. This is a comprehensive and collaborative initiative of the Federal Foreign Office, the Goethe-Institut, and with support of the Federation of German Industries (BDI), highlighting the decades-long relationship grounded in common values, interests and goals.


Wunderbar together logo, funded by federal foreign office, implemented by goethe institut, supported by BDI the voice of German Industry


October 4, 2019
6:30 pm–7:00 pm
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Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden
Hirshhorn Museum, Independence Ave SW & 7th St SW
Washington, DC 20560 United States
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Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden
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