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  • HONEY BOY (2019)
    Wed, Mar 04
    Babylon
    Mar 04, 2020, 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, 2020, 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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