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Film program – Thomas Arslan retrospective

Saturday, Jun 15, 2024 – Sunday, Aug 4, 2024

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Arsenal – Institut für Film und Videokunst


Curated by Birgit Kohler (co-director of Arsenal – Institute for Film and Video Art in Berlin), accompanied by introductions and discussions featuring Thomas Arslan, Diedrich Diederichsen, Till Kadritzke, Anke Leweke, Sabine Nessel, Serpil Turhan, a. o.

Parallel to the exhibition Thomas Arslan at Neuer Berliner Kunstverein (n.b.k.), Arsenal is presenting a comprehensive retrospective of Thomas Arslan’s films: early short films from his student days at the DFFB (German Film and Television Academy Berlin), the Berlin trilogy about the Kottbusser Tor neighborhood in Berlin-Kreuzberg, a documentary journey through Turkey, and genre films such as his gangster movies and a western. The retrospective also explores the film aesthetics that have influenced Arslan and is accompanied by introductions and discussions featuring the filmmaker himself, along with numerous guests including Diedrich Diederichsen, Till Kadritzke, Anke Leweke, Sabine Nessel, and Serpil Turhan.

The film series is curated by Birgit Kohler (co-director of Arsenal – Institute for Film and Video Art in Berlin).


Saturday, June 15, 2024, 8 pm

Am Rand (Thomas Arslan, D 1991, 24 min, no dialogue); Am Rand Revisited (Thomas Arslan, D 2024, 20 min, no dialogue); Im Sommer (Die sichtbare Welt) (Thomas Arslan, D 1992, 41 min, original version with English subtitles)

With Carl Wiemer, Sophie Horvath, Karl Heil


Sunday, June 16, 2024, 8 pm

Preview: Verbrannte Erde (Thomas Arslan, D 2024, 100 min, original version with English subtitles)

With Mišel Matičević, Marie Leuenberger, Alexander Fehling


Tuesday, June 18 / Wednesday, July 17, 2024, 8 pm

Mach die Musik leiser (Thomas Arslan, D 1994, 87 min, original version with English subtitles)

With Andreas Böhmer, Marco Germund, Miguel Buschhauer


Thursday, June 20 / Tuesday, July 9, 2024, 8 pm

Geschwister – Kardeşler (Thomas Arslan, D 1996, 84 min, original version with English subtitles)

With Serpil Turhan, Tamer Yiğit, Savaş Yurderi


Saturday, June 22, 2024, 7 pm

The Cool World (Shirley Clarke, USA 1963, 105 min, original English version without subtitles)

With Hampton Clanton, Carl Lee, Yolanda Rodríguez


Wednesday, June 26 / Monday, July 15, 2024, 8 pm

Dealer (Thomas Arslan, D 1998, 74 min, original version with English subtitles)

With Tamer Yiğit, İdil Üner, Birol Ünel


Friday, June 28 / Sunday, June 7, 2024, 8 pm

Der schöne Tag (Thomas Arslan, D 2001, 74 min, original version with English subtitles)

With Serpil Turhan, Bilge Bingül, Florian Stetter


Thursday, July 4 / Wednesday, July 10, 2024, 8 pm

Aus der Ferne (Thomas Arslan, D 2005, 89 min, original version with English subtitles)

Documentary film


Saturday, July 6, 2024, 8 pm

Mes petits amoureuses (Meine kleinen Geliebten, Jean Eustache, F 1974, 123 min, original version with English subtitles)

With Martin Loeb, Ingrid Caven, Maurice Pialat


Friday, July 12, 2024, 8 pm

Touch of Evil (Im Zeichen des Bösen, Orson Welles, USA 1958, 96 min, original English version with German subtitles)

With Charlton Heston, Orson Welles, Janet Leigh, Marlene Dietrich


Saturday, July 13 / Sunday, August 4, 2024, 8 pm

Im Schatten (Thomas Arslan, D 2010, 85 min, original version with English subtitles)

With Mišel Matičević, Karoline Eichhorn, Uwe Bohm


Sunday, July 14, 2024, 8 pm

Pickpocket (Robert Bresson, F 1959, 76 min, original version with English subtitles)

With Martin LaSalle, Marika Green, Dolly Scal


Thursday, July 18 / Tuesday, July 23, 2024, 8 pm

Ferien (Thomas Arslan, D 2007, 91 min, original version with English subtitles)

With Angela Winkler, Karoline Eichhorn, Uwe Bohm


Sunday, July 21, 2024, 8 pm

Wanda (Barbara Loden, USA 1970, 102 min, original English version without subtitles)

With Barbara Loden, Michael Higgins, Dorothy Shupenes


Thursday, July 25 / Wednesday, July 31, 2024, 8 pm

Helle Nächte (Thomas Arslan, D/NO 2017, 86 min, original version with English subtitles)

With Georg Friedrich, Tristan Göbel, Marie Leuenberger


Saturday, July 27 / Friday, August 2, 2024, 8 pm

Gold (Thomas Arslan, D/CA 2013, 101 min, original version with English subtitles)

With Nina Hoss, Marco Mandić, Peter Kurth



Accessibility

Arsenal cinema has two wheelchair-accessible spaces, and there is a wheelchair-accessible restroom available. Access to the lobby and theater on the second basement level is possible via an elevator.


Find more information at www.arsenal-berlin.de