Whether you call them indie or arthouse, in recent years American films that veer from the traditional Hollywood patterns have had a tough time of it in German cinemas. So there´s all the more reason to attend Babylon’s second, hopefully annual, American Independent Film Fest. The line-up consists of 21 interesting, challenging, original productions, many Continue Reading
Archivos por mes: Diciembre 2009
Publicado el Diciembre 31, 2009 por le_redacteur
Publicado el Diciembre 25, 2009 por le_redacteur
The upcoming International Film Festival Rotterdam, known for discovering and presenting cutting edge cinema, has launched a new inititiative - Cinema Reloaded - that strives to harness the potential of crowdsourcing to raise funds for new, innovative films.
Info from the Cinema Reloaded Website:
HOW DOES IT WORK?
On the Cinema Reloaded website, three film projects are presented Continue Reading
Publicado en Film News, Documentary Films
and was tagged with age of stupid, alexis dos santos, cinema reloaded, crowdsourcing, ho yuhang, iffr, international film festival rotterdam, matt hansen, pipilotti rist, swarm of angels
Publicado el Diciembre 22, 2009 por le_redacteur
Oliver Resslers 8-channel video installation called What Is Democracy? is part of the Biennale de Lyon, Lyon (F) until January 03. 2010
“What is democracy?” is not one question, but is actually two questions. On the one hand, the question relates to conditions of the current, parliamentary representative democracies that are scrutinized critically in this project Continue Reading
Publicado el Diciembre 17, 2009 por le_redacteur
Was it by phone, email or face to face?
We met in person and just getting to that point required real detective work. At some point we had got a hold of his address, so we showed up at his house and waited for him, because we weren’t sure if that was really the right person Continue Reading
Publicado el Diciembre 15, 2009 por le_redacteur
The story of artist Jean-Michel Basquiat, whose work defined, electrified and challenged an era, and whose untimely death at age 27 has made him a cultural icon. World Premiere
Joan Rivers: A Piece of Work (Directors: Ricki Stern and Annie Sundberg)-A rare, brutally honest glimpse into the comedic process and private dramas of legendary comedian and Continue Reading
Publicado el Diciembre 9, 2009 por natalieg
“Echo, isn’t an exact reconstruction of socialist East Germany’s former pride and joy; its a large black and white photograph created from 970 poster-sized images. The piece, which is based on archival photographs, depicts the historical facade reduced to its essential structural components. The desired visual confusion was achieved by image processing and the addition Continue Reading
Publicado el Diciembre 4, 2009 por le_redacteur
Publicado el Diciembre 3, 2009 por le_redacteur
The group’s instrumentalists rotated regularly too with Christoph Dreher and Remo Park forming the constant core of the group until 1985. After Park jumped out of his ’skin’, Dreher and the rest of the band brought out another album (Spring) in 1997 .
Prior to his work with Die Haut (almost wrote fore-Skin…. wink,wink) Christoph Dreher had studied political science Continue Reading