ACHTUNG BERLIN 2017 Blog: Rakete Perelman

     |    Friday April 21st, 2017

RAKETE PERELMAN the title of Oliver Aluukas’ debut feature film, takes its name from a fictional artist collective out in the countryside of Brandenburg. We meet them through the character of Jen, a young rebellious woman who, fed up with the bitchy attitude of her job in the fashion industry, sets fire to this year’s 

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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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Getting to the Nutcracker- Das Leben ist ein Tanz ist ein Traum

     |    Thursday June 5th, 2014

Sie sind Tänzer, sie sind viele und sie würden sonstwas dafür geben, um dabei zu sein, um eine der Hauptrollen zu bekommen: mindestens ihr ganzes Talent, ihre ganze Energie und das, was Freizeit in ihrer Kindheit oder Jugend sein könnte. Wenn die Entscheidung fällt, ob sie auerwählt sind, bei der neuen Inszenierung der Marat Daukayev 

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My Own Private Berlinale pt 4

     |    Saturday March 2nd, 2013

by Andrew Horn I remember many years ago reading a story by the science fiction writer Brian W. Aldiss called  “Aimez-Vous Holman Hunt?”. It imagined a computer program that could take a famous painting – in this case one by the above mentioned painter, though I don’t remember the title – and extrapolate a narrative 

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These Are The Days My Friends

A couple of years ago I spent six months researching and writing a proposal for a book about the downtown New York arts scene, particularly as it existed in the neighborhoods that became known as SoHo and TriBeCa, from 1966-1986. My agent then did his best to try to sell it and was turned down 

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