Chile Independents

     |    Friday May 26th, 2017

“A film genuinely made with honesty and heart can make a difference in someone’s life, that for sure.” Peter McPhee

7th Arsenal Summer School August 27 – 29, 2015 – Registration Deadline August 15

     |    Wednesday August 12th, 2015  |     1

The 7th annual Arsenal Summer School will explore shifts in cinema as a a theoretical concept and cultural practice. And expand beyond downtown Potsdamer Platz into the working class, semi-bohemian district of Wedding. In addition to the Arsenal cinema at Potsdamer Platz, the Summer School will also add a second location, the silent green Kulturquartier 

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Meet the Curator – Stefanie Schulte Strathaus of Arsenal – Institute for Film and Video Art

     |    Thursday February 5th, 2015

Today, the 65th Berlin International Film Festival opened to the usual media hoopla and scrutiny. Also celebrating round anniversaries but not yet of pensioner age are the International Forum of New Cinema (in its 45th edition) and Forum Expanded (happy 10th birthday!), a sidebar for moving images that explore the space between cinema and fine 

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URBAN GUERILLAS: Regisseur Neco Çelik im Gespräch mit Maxim Biller

     |    Wednesday January 14th, 2015  |     3

2004, zum Kinostart von URBAN GUERILLAS, sprach Regisseur Neco Çelik mit Autor Maxim Biller über den Sprayer als James Dean unserer Zeit, Kreuzberg vs. South Bronx sowie Mehrsprachigkeit und Multikulti (das aktuell als Kampfbegriff von bspw. Viktor Orban benutzt wird) als Realität in Deutschland. Anläßlich der VOD-Premiere von URBAN GUERILLAS und weiterer Filme von Neco Çelik 

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In memoriam Harun Farocki

     |    Thursday July 31st, 2014  |     1

Today we received the sad news that Harun Farocki has died. Our condolences go out to Farocki’s partner and collaborator Antje Ehmann, his loyal and dedicated production team, and his family and friends. Harun Farocki was born in 1944 in Novy Jicin (then German occupied Sudetenland, today Czech Republic). Germany’s troubled history and its ramifications 

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