Schlingensief 55

     |    Saturday October 24th, 2015  |     10

Over five years ago, on August 21, 2015, pathbreaking film and theater director Christoph Schlingensief died of cancer. His controversial work had evolved steadily over 30 years. Schlingensief first became known with a film practice that strived to create Germany’s own “cinema of trangression”, not by emulating the mid-80s New York ‘school’ of the same 

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Berlin Art Film Festival, Now Al Fresco

     |    Friday July 3rd, 2015  |     2

December 2014 saw the maiden edition of an interesting addition to city’s festival landscape – the Berlin Art Film Festival. Brainchild of “Still in Berlin” blogger Mary Scherpe and journalist-curator Toby Ashraf, the festival showcased films that present unusual images of the city. Another unique feature is the curatorial concept that did not bow to 

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