December 2016, arsenal cinema

German Short Film Prize: Documentary Special

The nominations for the 2016 German Short Film Prize have been announced and the awards will be handed out on 17.11.: a welcome reason to take a look at several of the films by both this year's and last year's nominees at Arsenal on 9.12. The focus of this passing the baton exercise is on the nominated and prize-winning documentary works, including many which show in exemplary fashion the freedom of the short films to stretch, question, and cross genre boundaries. From 2015,HINTER DEM WALD(Francesca Bertin, Leonhard Kaufmann), DER BESTE WEG(Angelika Herta), AlieNation (Laura Lehmus) and HELIKOPTER – HAUSARREST (Constantin Hatz) will be shown, with KALTES TAL (Johannes Krell, Florian Fischer), TEHRAN DERBY (Simon Ostermann) and AGNOSIS (Anita Müller) from 2016, . An event in collaboration with the Bundesverband Deutscher Kurzfilm, presented by Cornelia Klauß.

arsenal cinema: Frank Capra Retrospective

07:30 pm Cinema 1

American Madness

American Madness USA 1932
35 mm OV/GeS 75 min

arsenal cinema: German Short Film Prize: Documentary Special

08:00 pm Cinema 2

Der beste Weg

Hinter dem Wald

Kaltes Tal

Tehran Derby


Helikopter – Hausarrest


German Short Film Prize 2015/2016
Der beste Weg Angelika Herta DCP 10 min
Hinter dem Wald Francesca Bertin, Leonhard Kaufmann DCP 10 min
Kaltes Tal Johannes Krell, Florian Fischer DCP 14 min
Tehran Derby Simon Ostermann DCP 20 min
Alienation Laura Lehmus DCP 6 min
Helikopter – Hausarrest Constantin Hatz DCP 38 min
Agnosis Anita Müller DCP 30 min

Laura Lehmus, Johannes Krell, Florian Fischer, Anita Müller, Simon Ostermann in person
Moderated by Cornelia Klauß
arsenal cinema: Frank Capra Retrospective

09:00 pm Cinema 1

Platinum Blonde

Platinum Blonde USA 1931
With Robert Williams, Jean Harlow, Loretta Young
35 mm OV/GeS 82 min