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Documentary “Remembering the Children” (Berlin)

Thursday, 6. January 2011, 1302h No comments

On the occasion of the 66th anniversary of the liberation of the Auschwitz Concentration Camp on 27. January 2011, Freundeskreis Willy-Brandt-Haus e.V.Institut Français Berlin and Gegen Vergessen – Für Demokratie e.V. present the documentary “Remembering the Children” (La Mémoire des Enfants) by Hannes Gellner and Thomas Draschan, made in 2007. The film deals with the fate of Jewish children under the Vichy regime. The film attemps to fathom how it was possible (in human, legal, and administrative terms) that between 1942 and 1944 more than 11,400 Jewish children were deported from France to Auschwitz on the initiative of the French authorities.

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Bruce Conner: The 1970s (Kunsthalle Wien, Vienna)

Friday, 8. October 2010, 1559h No comments

From 8 October 2010 until 30 January 2011, Kunsthalle Wien in Vienna, Austria, presents the extensive exhibition Bruce Conner. The 70s” with works of the US artist. Not the least, the almost ruminant video work “Crossroads” is on show, a 1976 b&w short film of 36 minutes length about the first underwater nuclear weapons test on the Bikini Atoll.

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Film Premiere: We Want (U) to Know

Tuesday, 1. December 2009, 1455h No comments

On 8 December 2009 at 1900h, the documentary film “We Want (U) to Know” by Ella Pugliese will have its international premiere at Cinema Babylon Mitte in Berlin.1 The film, funded by the German development organisation Deutscher Entwicklungsdienst (German Development Service, DED), deals with remembering the crimes of the Khmer Rouge in Cambodia by the local population. The premiere evening will be hosted by Amnesty International.

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  1. At least, a preview had been shown on 7 May earlier this year in Phnom Penh.

Hans-Christian Schmid: Storm

Thursday, 10. September 2009, 2347h No comments

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Kathryn Bigelow: The Hurt Locker

Saturday, 5. September 2009, 2341h Comments off

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Donald vs. Hitler (Spiegel)

Tuesday, 4. August 2009, 1806h No comments

In the German news magazine Spiegel, Sven Stillich published a short article on animated short movies that had been produced in the USA during the Second World War. Stylistics and motivation were quite different. The most known movie will be Disney’s “Der Fuehrer’s Face” from 1943, in which Donald Duck has a nightmare in “Nutzi Land”.

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Announcement: Image Battles – 2000 Years of News from the War (Osnabrück)

Friday, 17. April 2009, 1445h No comments

2000 years after the Battle of the Teutoburg Forest1, this event is taken as opportunity for an highly interesting exhibition in Osnabrück, close to the assumed battlefield: “Image Battles” will deal with “news from the war” in a multi-faceted approach on issues of technology, media and art.

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  1. In 9 AD, an alliance of Germanic tribes led by Arminius destroyed three Roman legions led by Publius Quinctilius Varus.

Shiptare Boys: Kosovo

Tuesday, 24. March 2009, 1839h No comments

10 Years ago, on 24 March 1999, Operation Allied Force had been started, commonly known as the Kosovo War. The satirical version of a Beach Boys song from the USA was used in 2002 by some Norwegian peacekeepers to make a music video, leading to diplomatic disturbance some years later. The result is still amusing – not the least because of the timeless and transferable text.

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Nuit de Chien / This Night (Volksbühne Berlin)

Monday, 2. March 2009, 1737h No comments

On 5 March 2009 at 2000h, the Berlin theatre Volksbühne will show the movie Nuit de Chien (This Night). Its director Werner Schroeter will be present. the theatrical and opulent film is about Ossorio, the hero of a failed resistance movement who is looking in a ficticious South-American city for his past love Clara to flee with her, while the city is increasingly descending into chaos and the secret police and brutal militia are struggling for power. Read more…

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Oscar Awards 2009

Monday, 23. February 2009, 1640h No comments

On 22 January 2009, this year’s Oscars have been presented in Los Angeles, arguably the world’s most important film awards. At least some of the winners are dealing with war and terror. We are especially pleased about the Oscar for the German short movie Spielzeugland (Toyland) by Jochen Alexander Freydank. Read more…