august 2019, on tour

Forum and Forum Expanded @ Brussels

Forum and Forum Expanded will present a selection of this year's programme in Brussels as part of the 'German Film Festivals on Tour'-series, once again. Besides screenings of Forum films at the BOZAR cinéma, a selection of works from the Forum Expanded exhibition ANTIKINO (The Siren’s Echo Chamber) will be on show at Cinéma Galeries from September 4 - October 6.

The film programme at BOZAR opens on September 10 with Jean-Gabriel Périot's NOS DÉFAITES (Our Defeats) followed by a discussion with the director and Birgit Kohler, who was responsible for this year's programme as the interim head of the Forum. Further films to be presented on September 11 and 12 are DELPHINE ET CAROLE, INSOUMUES (Delphine and Carole) by Callisto Mc Nulty, A PORTUGUESA (The Portuguese Woman) by Rita Azevedo Gomes, ERDE (Earth) by Nikolaus Geyrhalter and MOTHER I AM SUFFOCATING. THIS IS MY LAST FILM ABOUT YOU by Lemohang Jeremiah Mosese.

may 2019, on tour

The Whole Life: Archives and Reality

From May 19 to 25, an international academy entitled "The Whole Life: Archives and Reality" is taking place in Dresden followed by a conference. Arsenal and the project partners of "Archive außer sich" are also involved in the program as part of the large-scale "The New Alphabet" project. Taking the Archiv der Avantgarden as its starting point, the conference grasps archives as social networks of object biographies.

april 2019, on tour

arsenal distribution @ Oberhausen

We are presenting a selection of films at the International Short Film Festival in Oberhausen on May 3rd that originally premiered as part of the 2019 Forum Expanded program and now form part of our distribution range: CAN’T YOU SEE THEM? – REPEAT (Clarissa Thieme, Germany/BIH 2019), LE SILENCE DES SIRÈNES (Diana Vidrascu, France 2019), PARSI (Eduardo Williams & Mariano Blatt, RA/CH 2018) und VEVER (FOR BARBARA) (Deborah Stratman, USA 2018).

january 2019, on tour

arsenal distribution @ International Filmfestival Rotterdam

As part of the DINAMO screenings on January 26th and 27th, we will be showing two episodes – DUMPSTER KID’S CHILDHOOD and A TINY BIT OF HAPPINESS – from the STORIES OF THE DUMPSTER KID by Ula Stöckl and Edgar Reitz (FRG 1971), now available in digital format.

DINAMO is an international network of independent distributors of video art and experimental film.