“Für Hildegard Von Bingen” - Devendra Banhart [YouTube Official Video]

Brad Bershad

by Brad Bershad

Published October 30, 2013

Devendra Banhart has released the official music video for the song "Für Hildegard Von Bingen" and it's a beautiful black-and-white visual to accompany the gorgeous song from his latest album, "Mala" (which you can hear on Zumic). Worth noting, the video was released through the YouTube Channel of MOCA (The Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles).

The song refers to the German Saint Hildegard of Bingen, also known as Saint Hildegard, and Sibyl of the Rhine. The video adapts the story and overarching idea to a 1970s setting where the nun ends up working as a VJ for a music television program and interviewing Klaus Nomi.

YouTube Description:

Published on Oct 29, 2013

Starring Jodie Smith as Hildegard and Joel Virgil as the head priest

Written by Director Isaiah Seret & Devendra Banhart
Director - Isaiah Seret
Cinematographer - Wyatt Troll
Production Designer - Adam Willis
Costumes - Mindy Le Brock
Choreography - Jasmine Albuquerque and Kristen Leahy,
Visual Effects & Post - Andy Barrios at A52
Titles by OSK Studio
Editor - Damion Clayton at Rock Paper Scissors.
Produced by Prettybird - Candice Ouaknine, executive producer and Anne Johnson, producer

Source: MOCATV YouTube Channel
Via: Stereogum



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