Haack…The King of Techno

Director: Philip Anagnos
USA, Canada, English with Turkish subtitles, 70’, 2004, color

The King of Techno takes the audience into the simple yet extraordinary life of Bruce Haack, who is considered to be one of the pioneers of electronic music. Haack's influence on the genre is still very much alive today; this documentary gives the audience a chance to understand the story of creating his own bizarre sound with the help of his family and friends...

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