Christof Wolf SJ

Lehrbeauftragter für Kultur, Kunst und Religion
Christof Wolf SJ
Kaulbachstraße 31a
80539 München
Tel: +49.163.637.6450
ch.wolf@hfph.de

Lecturer for Culture, Art and Religion

Short Biography

 

Professional Memberships and Activities

  • since 1998 Member of "The Society of Dramaturgy" (Dramaturgische Gesellschaft) and the "Forum of Young Dramaturgy"

  • since 1999 Member of the "International Society of Heiner Mueller"

  • 2001 Lecturer at the Munich School of Philosophy, seminar: "Cyber movies as of understanding contemporary human existence. Introduction in ‘2001: A Space Odyssey’ (Kubrik), ‘Solaris’ (Tarkowskij) and film analysis of ‘The Matrix’ (Wachowski Bros.), ‘eXistenZ’ (Cronenberg) and ‘Ghost in the Shell’ (Oshii)"

  • 2002 Lecturer at the Munich School of Philosophy, seminar: "In Dialog with the Public: Internet/Intranet"

  • 2003 International Consultant with Loyola Productions, Inc. Los Angeles

  • since 2004 Associate Member of FSF (Free Software Foundation)

  • 2004–2005 Lecturer at the Munich School of Philosophy, seminar: "Ideals and Reality of Education in Movies"

  • 2005 Festival Director and Executive Producer of The Iñigo Film Festival (TIFF) – a film festival for short spiritual films for young film maker, sponsored by the Jesuits for World Youth Day, a gathering of young people from around the world, Cologne, Germany

  • 2006 Workshop "Spirituality and Film", Fairfield University, Connecticut, USA

  • 2006 Member of the SIGNIS Jury at the 54. International Filmfestival Donostia, San Sebastian, Spain

  • 2008 Festival Director and Executive Producer of The Iñigo Film Festival (TIFF) –a film festival for short spiritual films for young film maker, sponsored by the Jesuits for World Youth Day, a gathering of young people from around the world, Sydney, Australia

  • 2008/2009 Redemptive Storyteller Award Winner and three Silver Telly Awards for Music, Cinematography and in the category Spirituality / Religion and Best Documentary at the "V. International Catholic Festival of Christian Documentary Films and TV Programs MAGNIFICAT 2009" for the feature length documentary "In Spite of Darkness. A Spiritual Encounter with Auschwitz"

  • 2009 Lecturer at the Munich School of Philosophy, seminar: "Dreamlike Films. Psychoanalytical Film-theory"

  • 2010/2011 Lecturer at the Munich School of Philosophy "Cultural Approaches to Religion", seminar: "Spirituality in Fictional Films"

  • 2011 Festival Director and Executive Producer of The Iñigo Film Festival (TIFF) – a film festival for short spiritual films for young film maker, sponsored by the Jesuits for World Youth Day, a gathering of young people from around the world, Madrid, Spain

  • since 2012 Member of the Conference of Catholic Bishops’ Office for Film and Broadcasting
     
  • 2012/2013 Lecturer at the Munich School of Philosophy "Cultural Approaches to Religion", seminar: "Spirituality in Non-Fictional Films"

  • since 2013 Member of the German Whitehead Society
     
  • 2013 Festival Director and Executive Producer of The Iñigo Film Festival (TIFF) –a film festival for short spiritual films for young film maker, sponsored by the Jesuits for World Youth Day, a gathering of young people from around the world, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

  • 2014 Member of the SIGNIS Jury at the X. International Catholic Festival of Christian Documentary and TV Programs "Magnificat", Minsk, Hlybokaye, Belarus

  • 2014/2015 Lecturer at the Munich School of Philosophy for "Culture, Art and Religion", seminar: "Spirituality in Muslim Films"

  • 2015 Member of the Jury for the Award: “Leipziger Ring” and member of the Ecumenical SIGNIS Jury at the 58th International Leipzig Festival for Animated and Documentary Film – DOK Leipzig

  • 2016 Festival Director and Executive Producer of The Iñigo Film Festival (TIFF) – a film festival for short spiritual films for young film maker, sponsored by the Jesuits for World Youth Day, a gathering of young people from around the world, Krakow, Poland

  • 2016/2017 Lecturer at the Munich School of Philosophy for “Culture, Art and Religion”, seminar: “Wachowski’s Film Universe. Salvation in science fiction films or why Jupiter Jones cleans toilets with great joy”
     
  • 2018/2019 Lecturer at the Munich School of Philosophy for “Culture, Art and Religion”, seminar: “True Grit. Passion and persistence for long-term life goals in films”

  • 2019 President of The Iñigo Film Festival (TIFF) – a film festival for short spiritual films for young film maker, sponsored by the Jesuits for World Youth Day, a gathering of young people from around the world,Panama City, Panama