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HONEY BOY (2019)
Wed, Mar 04
Babylon
Mar 04, 7:30 PM
Babylon, Rosa-Luxemburg-Straße 30, 10178 Berlin, Germany
The Sundance-winning drama on the big screen for one night only!
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Sold out: Straight 8 – Best of Super 8 Short Films
Thu, Feb 20
Factory Berlin Görlitzer Park
Feb 20, 7:00 PM
Factory Berlin Görlitzer Park, Lohmühlenstraße 65, 12435 Berlin, Germany
Celebrating the art of shooting on film, we are screening a special programme of the best short films shot on Super 8 (8mm film) from 2019 (including 2 Berlin films), all of which defy definition and genre.
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Road Tripping #5: Holy Motors - Leos Carax
Thu, Nov 28
Factory Berlin Görlitzer Park
Nov 28, 2019, 6:30 PM – 9:00 PM
Factory Berlin Görlitzer Park, Lohmühlenstraße 65, 12435 Berlin, Germany
"Holy Motors, fueled by pure feeling, is a dream of a movie you want to get lost in. It's a thing of beauty." – Rolling Stone
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Road Tripping #3: Lost Highway - David Lynch
Thu, Nov 07
Factory Berlin Görlitzer Park
Nov 07, 2019, 6:30 PM – 9:00 PM
Factory Berlin Görlitzer Park, Lohmühlenstraße 65, 12435 Berlin, Germany
David Lynch's 1997 psychological thriller starring Patricia Arquette, Bill Pullman, and Balthazar Getty.
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Road Tripping #2: Natural Born Killers - Oliver Stone
Thu, Oct 31
Factory Berlin Görlitzer Park
Oct 31, 2019, 6:30 PM – 9:00 PM
Factory Berlin Görlitzer Park, Lohmühlenstraße 65, 12435 Berlin, Germany
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Road Tripping #1: El Topo - Alejandro Jodorowsky
Thu, Oct 17
Factory Berlin Görlitzer Park
Oct 17, 2019, 6:30 PM – 9:00 PM
Factory Berlin Görlitzer Park, Lohmühlenstraße 65, 12435 Berlin, Germany
Cult filmmaker Alejandro Jodorowsky's 1970 legendary "lost film" El Topo comes to Berlin exclusively for one night only!
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MAPPLETHORPE: LOOK AT THE PICTURES - OPEN AIR SCREENING
Thu, Aug 15
Freiluftkino Insel im Cassiopeia
Aug 15, 2019, 8:30 PM – 10:30 PM
Freiluftkino Insel im Cassiopeia, Revaler Str. 99, 10245 Berlin, Germany
DUE TO DEMAND WE HAVE ORGANISED AN OPEN AIR SCREENING ON THURS 15th AUGUST A controversial giant of late 20th century photography. Mapplethorpe's vast, provocative, and powerful body of work has established him as one of the most important artists of the twentieth century.
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MAPPLETHORPE: LOOK AT THE PICTURES (2017) – SECOND SCREENING
Thu, Jul 11
Factory Berlin Görlitzer Park
Jul 11, 2019, 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM
Factory Berlin Görlitzer Park, Lohmühlenstraße 65, 12435 Berlin, Germany
DUE TO DEMAND WE HAVE ORGANISED A SECOND SCREENING ON THURS 11th JULY - A controversial giant of late 20th century photography. Mapplethorpe's vast, provocative, and powerful body of work has established him as one of the most important artists of the twentieth century.
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THE SALT OF THE EARTH (2014)
Thu, Jun 20
Factory Berlin Görlitzer Park
Jun 20, 2019, 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM
Factory Berlin Görlitzer Park, Lohmühlenstraße 65, 12435 Berlin, Germany
Witness two masters at work as Wim Wenders provides a deeply considered portrait of visionary photographer Sebastião Salgado, whose images transcend history itself.
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MAPPLETHORPE: LOOK AT THE PICTURES (2016)
Thu, Jun 06
Factory Berlin Görlitzer Park
Jun 06, 2019, 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM
Factory Berlin Görlitzer Park, Lohmühlenstraße 65, 12435 Berlin, Germany
“I want to be a story, told at night in beds all over the world” - Robert Mapplethorpe. A controversial giant of late 20th century photography. Mapplethorpe's vast, provocative, and powerful body of work has established him as one of the most important artists of the twentieth century.
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FINDING VIVIAN MAIER (2013) - SOLD OUT
Thu, May 23
Factory Berlin Görlitzer Park
May 23, 2019, 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM
Factory Berlin Görlitzer Park, Lohmühlenstraße 65, 12435 Berlin, Germany
The story of Vivian Maier, a mysterious nanny who compiled a secret cache of 100,000 photographs. Decades later they were discovered, earning her a posthumous reputation as one of the 20th century's greatest photographers.
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EVERYBODY STREET (2013)
Thu, May 09
Factory Berlin Görlitzer Park
May 09, 2019, 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM
Factory Berlin Görlitzer Park, Lohmühlenstraße 65, 12435 Berlin, Germany
The second film in our FOR THE LOVE OF PHOTOGRAPHY series takes us on a trip to New York City, through the eyes, ears, and lenses of some of the city's most street-savvy photographers. Such as Bruce Davidson, Mary Ellen Mark, Elliott Erwitt, Ricky Powell and Jamel Shabazz.
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BILL CUNNINGHAM NEW YORK (2010) - For the Love of Photography
Thu, Apr 25
Factory Berlin Görlitzer Park
Apr 25, 2019, 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM
Factory Berlin Görlitzer Park, Lohmühlenstraße 65, 12435 Berlin, Germany
The first film to kick start our FOR THE LOVE OF PHOTOGRAPHY series explores the eccentric, obsessive, and tireless NYC fashion chronicler Bill Cunningham. Armed with a camera, he was one of the most enduring and individual authorities on fashion.
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LUSTKINO: XConfessions + Erika Lust in Berlin
Mon, Feb 11
Babylon
Feb 11, 2019, 7:00 PM
Babylon, Rosa-Luxemburg-Straße 30, 10178 Berlin, Germany
First up in our new LUSTKINO programme is none other than Erika Lust, Queen of progressive, ethical and empowering erotic short films designed for everyone's viewing pleasure.
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Straight 8 x Berlinale Special: The Best Super 8 Short Films
Fri, Feb 08
Factory Berlin Görlitzer Park
Feb 08, 2019, 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM
Factory Berlin Görlitzer Park, Lohmühlenstraße 65, 12435 Berlin, Germany
Fri 8th Feb – drinks reception + premiere + Q&A with straight 8 founder, Ed Sayers, and Berlin Film Society founder, Jack Howard
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PREVIEW SCREENING: Straight 8 x Berlinale Special: The Best Super 8 Short Films
Thu, Feb 07
Factory Berlin Görlitzer Park
Feb 07, 2019, 6:30 PM – 8:30 PM
Factory Berlin Görlitzer Park, Lohmühlenstraße 65, 12435 Berlin, Germany
The Best Super 8 Short Films one super 8 cartridge. no editing. "The magic of cinema in its purest form." – Asif Kapadia,
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The Judge + Q&A
Tue, Nov 27
Babylon
Nov 27, 2018, 7:30 PM
Babylon, Rosa-Luxemburg-Straße 30, 10178 Berlin, Germany
Throughout history, no woman has ever been a judge in the Middle East’s Shari’s courts. That is, until Kholoud Al-Faqih walked into the office of Palestine’s Chief Justice and announced she wanted to join the bench.
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SOLD OUT: A Spellbinding Halloween: Suspiria (1977) + Live Performance // 01.11.18
Thu, Nov 01
Staatliche Ballettschule Berlin und Schu
Nov 01, 2018, 7:30 PM
Staatliche Ballettschule Berlin und Schu, Erich-Weinert-Straße 103, 10409 Berlin, Germany
This Halloween, the Berlin Film Society is resurrecting Dario Argento's 1977 cult horror classic SUSPIRIA – arguably the most famous of all Italian horror films – over 40 years since the film's original release and just before the release of Luca Guadagnino's remake.
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SOLD OUT! A Spellbinding Halloween: Suspiria (1977) + Live Performance // 31.10.18
Wed, Oct 31
Staatliche Ballettschule Berlin und Schu
Oct 31, 2018, 7:30 PM
Staatliche Ballettschule Berlin und Schu, Erich-Weinert-Straße 103, 10409 Berlin, Germany
This Halloween, the Berlin Film Society is resurrecting Dario Argento's 1977 cult horror classic SUSPIRIA – arguably the most famous of all Italian horror films – over 40 years since the film's original release and just before the release of Luca Guadagnino's remake.
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SHUT UP AND PLAY THE PIANO + Q&A
Fri, Sep 07
BUFA - Berliner Union Film
Sep 07, 2018, 7:30 PM – 11:00 PM
BUFA - Berliner Union Film, Oberlandstraße 26-35, 12099 Berlin, Germany
Preview screening of the acclaimed documentary about the Grammy-winning composer, virtuoso pianist and entertainer known as Chilly Gonzales. Director Philipp Jedicke will join via Skype after the screening for a Q&A.
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HACKERS - 90s Cult Classic
Thu, Aug 09
Our/Berlin Vodka
Aug 09, 2018, 7:30 PM – 11:00 PM
Our/Berlin Vodka, Am Flutgraben 2, 12435 Berlin, Germany
Open air screening of the 90s modern cult classic starring Angelina Jolie and Jonny Lee Miller.
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PERSONA (1966) – Ingmar Bergman's 100th Birthday
Thu, Jul 12
Freiluftkino Hasenheide
Jul 12, 2018, 9:30 PM
Freiluftkino Hasenheide, 10178 Berlin, Germany
An open air screening of Bergman's masterpiece... By the mid-sixties, Ingmar Bergman had already conjured many of cinema’s most unforgettable images. But with the radical Persona, this supreme artist attained new levels of visual poetry.
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SHAKEDOWN (2018) – Film Premiere
Thu, Jun 07
Sisyphos Nightclub
Jun 07, 2018, 7:30 PM – 11:30 PM
Sisyphos Nightclub, Hauptstraße 15, 10317 Berlin, Germany
SHAKEDOWN (2018) is a dreamlike depiction of Los Angeles’s urban lesbian strip club scene in the early 2000s and the culture that surrounded it.
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BIXA TRAVESTY (2018) – Film Premiere
Thu, May 17
Sisyphos Nightclub
May 17, 2018, 7:30 PM – 11:30 PM
Sisyphos Nightclub, Hauptstraße 15, 10317 Berlin, Germany
Meet Linn da Quebrada – a black, transgender singer who deconstructs how alpha males conceive of themselves. This award-winning documentary portrays a charismatic artist who reflects on gender & sexuality, and has an extraordinary stage presence.
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