May 2019, arsenal cinema

Public Screening – The Harun Farocki Institute present

In accordance with the condition that the “public screening” format be used for first encounters with films and their Arsenal archive prints (and in keeping with a small tradition on feminist and ethnological films within the program), the Harun Farocki Institute presents A RUSTLING OF LEAVES: INSIDE THE PHILIPPINE REVOLUTION (Nettie Wild, Canada 1988). The director placed her work within complex political constellations, in the triangle of participatory observation, partisan engagement and radical ethnography. Her first longer film is set between the fronts of the 1980s revolution in the Philippines, which escalated in 1986 when Corazon Aquino became the first woman to accede to power in the country. The film was shown in the Berlinale Forum of 1989 and received global attention. That’s as much or as little as we know at the moment. (HaFi) (16.5.)

arsenal cinema: Magical History Tour – 
The Kammerspielfilm

07:30 pm Cinema 2


Abschied (So sind die Menschen)

Abschied (So sind die Menschen) Farewell
Robert Siodmak Germany 1930
With Brigitte Horney, Aribert Mog
DCP 73 min

arsenal cinema: Commedia all’italiana

08:00 pm Cinema 1


Una vita difficile

Una vita difficile A Difficult Life Dino Risi Italy 1961
With Alberto Sordi, Lea Massari, Franco Fabrizi, Vittorio Gassman, Silvana Mangano
35 mm OV/EnS 118 min
Print of the CSC Cineteca Nazionale