Interview with Rosa von Praunheim

     |    Monday July 4th, 2016

An edited version of this interview appeared in Exberliner Magazine (April 2015) to coincide with the theatrical release of his most recent film TOUGH LOVE and an accompanying ten film homage at Berlin’s Lichtblick cinema. Without filmmaker and (recent Bundesverdienstkreuz recipient) Rosa von Praunheim’s gamechanging films and controversial media interventions – he practically invented the 

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Partner Profile: Missing Films

     |    Tuesday June 7th, 2016

Berlin-based missingFILMs releases aesthetically sophisticated indie and auteur films that otherwise would not grace the big screen or find their way to home viewing. The missingFILMs team has been passionate about moving images since 2007, and that has allowed the company to build longterm relationships with significant directors – from queer cinema icon Rosa von 

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Berlin Art Film Festival – Take 2

     |    Friday December 4th, 2015  |     12

The second edition of the Berlin Art Film Festival cheerfully disregards the tyranny of the premiere to assemble a selection of works old and new on “poetry, politics and porn“, as the festival motto boldly proclaims. The program not so much dissects the hot button topics of the day – although that function is certainly 

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Drama Queen: Kerstin Cmelka Presents Her Media Art Series “Mikrodramen” at Berlin’s Lichtblick Cinema

     |    Friday November 27th, 2015  |     5

While artist-filmmaker Kerstin Cmelka is prepping her latest opus „Animals“ (featuring her partner in crime, the Berlin-based Renaissance man Mario Mentrup), Cmelka will provide a rare opportunity to see her multimedia series “Mikrodramen“ on Saturday, November 28, 20:15 at the Lichtblick cinema in Berlin’s Prenzlauer Berg district. “Mikrodramen” is an ongoing collection of live and 

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Dueling Music Videos: RM486 vs. Übermorgen

     |    Sunday September 27th, 2015  |     3

Perusing Social Media this weekend yielded two clips for electronica acts that deal with identity, gender and the pleasure of mise-en-scène. Rose McGowan, actress (“Grindhouse: Planet Terror”, “Scream”, “The Doom Generation”) director and vocal critic of gender inequality in Hollywood (bless ‘er), is consolidating the music career she has been pursuing as a sideline with 

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