July 2017, arsenal cinema

The DEFA Foundation Presents

COPIHUITO, 1977 (©DEFA-Stiftung, Manfred Loesche, Michael Loesche)

The evening follows traces of Chile in the DEFA films created as a reaction to the Chileans who emigrated to East Germany to escape persecution following the fall of Salvador Allende in 1973 Claudia Sandberg and Alejandro Areal Vélez present their documentary PELÍCULAS ESCONDIDAS. UN VIAJE ENTRE EL EXILIO Y LA MEMORIA (Argentina/Germany 2016) about film reports on this coming together of German-Chilean solidarity. Günter Jordan's documentary COPIHUITO (East Germany 1977) shows Chilean adolescents in East Germany and the teenage magazine they published, which conveyed their experiences in both their old home and their new one. EINE CHILENISCHE HOCHZEIT (Rainer Ackermann, Walentin Milanow, East Germany 1977) is an account of a Chilean couple who married while in exile and recall the friends they left behind and the suffering under Pinochet. Orlando Lübbert's feature DER ÜBERGANG (East Germany 1978) accompanies three Chileans as they flee to Argentina, a journey full of danger. (rp) (3.7.)

arsenal cinema: The DEFA Foundation Presents

07:00 pm Cinema 2


Películas Escondidas. Un viaje entre el exilio y la memoria

Películas Escondidas. Un viaje entre el exilio y la memoria
Verlorene Filme. Eine Reise vom Exil zur Erinnerung
Claudia Sandberg, Alejandro Areal Vélez Argentina/Germany 2016
DCP OV/GeS 77 min

Claudia Sandberg, Alejandro Areal Vélez in person, Moderated by René Pikarski
arsenal cinema: Magical History Tour - 
City Symphonies

08:00 pm Cinema 1


The Naked City

The Naked City Jules Dassin USA 1947
35 mm OV 95 min

arsenal cinema: The DEFA Foundation Presents

09:00 pm Cinema 2


Copihuito

Eine chilenische Hochzeit

Der Übergang

Copihuito Günter Jordan GDR 1977 35 mm 14 min
Eine chilenische Hochzeit Rainer Ackermann, Walentin Milanow
GDR 1977 35 mm 8 min
Der Übergang Orlando Lübbert GDR 1978 35 mm 78 min