December 2017, arsenal cinema

Cinepoetics Lecture #4: Erica Carter: Spectres of colonial whiteness

"Look, a Negro":  so runs the exclamation from a white child that Fanon remembers as one impetus for investigations in his book Black Skin, White Masks into black bodies under white eyes—visible as an object among objects. The white body is invisible, a white ghost, and the unspoken norm. Film, by contrast, captures traces of white spectres, opening them to historical scrutiny, calling their descendants to account for colonial crimes. In her lecture, Erica Carter (King's College London) explores recent reckonings with white ghosts in postcolonial film. We will show LE MALENTENDU COLONIAL (Jean-Marie Teno, CMR/France/Germany 2004) prior to the lecture. (cs)
The Cinepoetics Lectures are organized by Cinepoetics—Center for Advanced Film Studies at Freie Universität Berlin. (4.12.)

arsenal cinema: Harun Farocki Workshop for Schools III

10:00 am Cinema 1


Gegen-Musik

Musik-Video

Nicht löschbares Feuer

Gegen-Musik Harun Farocki Germany 2004 Digital file 23 min
Musik-Video Harun Farocki Germany 2000 DV 1 min
Nicht löschbares Feuer Harun Farocki FRG 1969 16 mm 23 min

Moderated by Eunice Martins & Laura Mello Please register at: schlueter@arsenal-berlin.de
arsenal cinema: Cinepoetics Lecture #4: Erica Carter: Spectres of colonial whiteness

05:00 pm Cinema 1


Le malentendu colonial

Le malentendu colonial The Colonial Misunderstanding
Jean-Marie Teno Cameroon/Germany/France 2004 35 mm OV/EnS 78 min

arsenal cinema: Cinepoetics Lecture #4: Erica Carter: Spectres of colonial whiteness

07:00 pm


Vortrag von Erica Carter

Lecture by Erica Carter (King’s College London): "Spectres of colonial whiteness"
In English language Admission free
Venue: Veranstaltungsraum Deutsche Kinemathek, on the 4th floor of the Filmhaus

arsenal cinema: The DEFA Foundation Presents

07:00 pm Cinema 2


Der Fackelträger

Der Fackelträger Johannes Knittel GDR 1955
DCP 81 min

Ralf Jesse (Eurotape Media Services) in conversation with René Pikarski
arsenal cinema: New French Cinema

07:30 pm Cinema 1


Le bois dont les rêves sont faits

Le bois dont les rêves sont faits The Woods Dreams Are Made of
Claire Simon France/Switzerland 2015 DCP OV/EnS 144 min

arsenal cinema: The DEFA Foundation Presents

09:00 pm Cinema 2


Tanz am Sonnabend – Mord

Tanz am Sonnabend – Mord Heinz Thiel GDR 1961
DCP 86 min

Ralf Jesse (Eurotape Media Services) in conversation with René Pikarski