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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The Fall and Rise of A BAND CALLED DEATH

     |    Thursday July 24th, 2014

Detroit Rock City: the town that brought the world John Lee Hooker, Motown, MC5 (MC is an abbreviation for Motor City, Detroit’s nickname), Alice Cooper, George Clinton and P-Funk, Madonna (although she went to New York to make it big), techno, Eminem and the White Stripes. While Detroit was still the world capital of the 

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Stories We Tell – Sarah Polley’s Family Fact and Fiction

     |    Monday March 17th, 2014

Canadian actress-director Sarah Polley has appeared in over 40 films since her debut at age four in the Disney flick “One Magic Christmas” (1983). She has worked with compatriot directors Atom Egoyan (“Exotica”, “The Sweet Hereafter”), David Cronenberg (“eXistenZ”) and Don McKellar (“Last Night”, “The Event”) as well as top U.S. and European filmmakers such 

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achtung berlin – new berlin film award: Roundup Part 1

     |    Wednesday April 24th, 2013

by Andrew Horn After Berlin’s overly extended winter, the first warm days of Spring coincided with this year’s Achtung Berlin Film Festival. For those who never been, it’s a festival devoted to the city of Berlin, either from subject matter, location, or by virtue of the fact that the director lives or works in the 

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Interview with Angelika Levi About Her Film My Life Part 2

     |    Wednesday March 30th, 2011

  (Interview re-published courtesy of the International Forum of New Cinema) Stefanie Schulte Strathaus: Your last film was made a very long time ago. How long did you spend working on MY LIFE, PART 2, your first full-length film? Angelika Levi: I began in 1996. I travelled to Chile and began researching my mother’s life. 

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