Sag mir, wo du stehst... 1971
Experimental and ideological film of reflexion centering on the dying out of the American Indian, in the form of a television spot.
In form, an attempt to depict the reality of the genocide of the Indian as it is for us: a reality of the media, a reality of the screen.
No white man can ever be exempted from historical co-responsibility for the extinction of the Indian peoples.
"In this 5-minute long, trenchant collage, "Tell me where you stand" H.U.Schlumpf contrasts disparate pictures to make clear the reflections lying behind systematic extirpation of the Brasilian Indian. It is, for the greatest part, respectable economic interests which have, for centuries, made the white man the oppressor and exploiter of the coloured peoples". Arnold Fröhlich in the AZ