november 2017, arsenal cinema

Harun Farocki: Year by Year / Side by Side (3)

"Year by Year/Side by Side" is the most comprehensive retrospective of Harun Farocki’s cinema and television work to date. Alongside the exhibition "Harun Farocki: Mit anderen Mitteln – By Other Means" (curated by Antje Ehmann and Carlos Guerra) at the neuer berliner kunstverein, the temporary "Farocki Now" academy organized by the Harun Farocki Institut at the Haus der Kulturen der Welt and the silent green Kulturquartier and the recent publication of his incomplete autobiography, the program gives audiences a chance to become acquainted, or reacquainted, with the documentarian's oeuvre and all the many directions it points in. Numerous productions thought lost or seldom shown were able to be researched in archives and brought together.

We continue the retrospective with numerous film screenings and discussions from November 20-30.

 

november 2017, arsenal cinema

Magical History Tour
 – Painting in Motion

Paintings, sketches, etchings, drawings and the people that create them have always been a point of reference for filmmakers, cinematographers, scriptwriters, and not least production designers. Using film to breathe movement into motionless pictorial art provides the visual worlds of the original artworks with new contexts and paves the way for a whole range of different semantic and perceptional shifts. Grappling with aspects of the lives and creative processes of artists and stylistic movements in cinematic terms opens up new perspectives on art history as an echo chamber for the production of film images. This month's Magical History Tour is showing examples of the productive relationship between painting and film that span eight decades.

november 2017, arsenal cinema

Gadalla Gubara

Sudanese filmmaker Gadalla Gubara (1921–2008) shot films from the 50s until his death with which he documented the political and social development of Sudan over more than 50 years. His cinematic legacy was able to be digitized in 2013 and 2016 by Arsenal with the help of funding from the Foreign Office’s Cultural Heritage program. On November 22, Arsenal presents his first feature TAJOUJE (Sudan 1979) from his oeuvre, which was shot in one of the most remote regions of Sudan and is based on a famous Sudanese love story. His final film LES MISÉRABLES (Sudan 2007), which will be shown at SAVVY Contemporary the following day, was shot by Gubara at the age of 87 with the help of his daughter Sara Gubara, who we will also be welcoming to the screening of the film. The film is an adaptation of the novel of the same name by Victor Hugo.

arsenal cinema: la > x

10:15 am Cinema 1


Untitled (the Great Society) II

Farocki

Junior War

Hit Wave

Spiral of Time Documentary FilmUntil, Until, Until...

Baldessari sings LeWitt

() Parenthesis

Los Angeles

Welcoming address and opening of the festival: Marc Glöde
10.30: Untitled (the Great Society) II Rodney McMillian 2006 3 min
Preacher Man Rodney McMillian 2015 6 min
Untitled  (Sheet Performance) Rodney McMillian 2005 4 min
A Song For Nat Rodney McMillian 2012 6 min
Untitled  (The Great Society) II Rodney McMillian 2006 16 min
A Migration Tale Rodney McMillian 2014–2015 10 min
Courtesy by Susanne Vielmetter, Los Angeles Projects
11.30: Farocki James Benning 2014 77 min
Courtesy by Neugerriemschneider
13.00: A Family Finds Entertainment Ryan Trecartin 2004 40 min
Junior War
Ryan Trecartin 2013 25 min
Courtesy by Regen Projects, Los Angeles, and Sprüth Magers
14.30: Hit Wave Alex Hubbard 2012 5 min
Courtesy by Galerie Neu
Federal Building
Julie Becker 2002 29 min
Courtesy by Estate and Greene Naftali, New York
New Wave Theatre With Peter Ivers Vol. 1
Peter Ivers 1982 28 min
15.30: Rainbow Party on 70mm Film Jennifer West 2008 1 min
A 70mm Film Wearing Thick Heavy Black Liquid Eyeliner that Gets Smeary
Jennifer West 2008 1 min
Salt Crystals Spiral Jetty Dead Sea Five Year Film
Jennifer West 2013 1 min
Spiral of Time Documentary Film
Jennifer West 2013 9 min
Pink Beach Red Desert Dream Sand Film
Jennifer West 2017 4 min
Film Title Poem (Special short version)
Jennifer West 2016 35 min
Courtesy by Marc Foxx
Jennifer West in person
16.30: Until, Until, Until... Edgar Arceneaux 2015 30 min
Courtesy bySusanne Vielmetter, Los Angeles Projects
Edgar Arceneaux in person
17.30:  Statements and projections – Talk: 50 Jahre Partner Cities Berlin / LA
18.15: Baldessari sings LeWitt John Baldessari 1972 13 min
Courtesy bySprüth Magers
18.45: () Parenthesis Morgan Fisher 2003 21 min
Picture and Sound Rushes
Morgan Fisher 1973 11 min
() Parenthesis
Morgan Fisher 2003 21 min
Courtesy by Buchholz
Morgan Fisher in person
19.45: Statements and projections – Artist talk: "What is political?"
20.30: Los Angeles Sarah Morris 2004 27 min
Courtesy by Capitain Petzel
21.00: Concert: Stephen Prina
Free admission

arsenal cinema: Magical History Tour – 
Close-up: The Face

07:30 pm Cinema 2


The Scarlet Empress

*The Scarlet Empress Josef von Sternberg USA 1934
With Marlene Dietrich
35 mm OV 110 min