ACHTUNG BERLIN 2017 Blog: Bunch of Kunst

     |    Sunday, der 30. April 2017

„Wouldn’t want to be mistaken for a cheap porno, now would we?“ I like music documentaries and I’ve made a few myself, but I’d never heard of the Sleaford Mods, the subject of Christine Franz’s documentary, “Bunch of Kunst”. So I took a look at the trailer which showed a guy warming his socks on 

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ACHTUNG BERLIN Blog 2017: Siberian Love

     |    Tuesday, der 25. April 2017

Maybe sometimes it’s really more about the question than the answer. In the musical Fiddler On the Roof, Tevya the milkman, after many years of marriage, suddenly asks his wife if she loves him. Taken aback she replies: “Do I love you? For twenty-five years, I’ve washed your clothes, Cooked your meals, cleaned your house, 

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ACHTUNG BERLIN 2017 Blog: Dil Leyla

     |    Sunday, der 23. April 2017

„We celebrate and morn at the same time.“ Given recent events in Turkey, DIL LEYLA Asli Özarslan’s debut film, appears at a very significant time. I had never heard of it’s subject, Leyla Imret, and in fact all of the Google hits for her were in Turkish, but from her history, it’s pretty easy to 

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ACHTUNG BERLIN 2017 Blog: Rakete Perelman

     |    Friday, der 21. April 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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achtung berlin 2015

     |    Monday, der 20. April 2015  |     2

Now in its 11th year, achtung berlin – new berlin film award presents the cream of the local Berlin-Brandenburg cinematic crop. The 2014/2015 harvest yields a robust selection. Fiction films by newcomers and emerging auteuers alike make their mark, such as Bastian Günther who after his acclaimed indie HOUSTON revisits the postindustrial wilderness of the 

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