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: Kati Kati

    |    Thursday, der 27. April 2017

„After all, who are we to question the laws of the Afterlife?“ Stories about souls in Limbo are nothing new. There’s the 30s movie “Outward Bound” with Leslie Howard (based on a ‘20s play of the same name); a John Garfied movie from the 40s, “Between Two Worlds”; a well known Off-Broadway play by Bruce 

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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: 1917 – Der wahre Oktober

    |    Monday, der 24. April 2017

„The personal stories bring it all home.“ When my son was little, he got it into his head that I was a communist and took great delight in going around saying so. Of course times had changed since I was a kid. Back then, I also took some great delight in bringing a few of 

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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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