June 2018, arsenal cinema

Vaginal Davis Presents Contemporary Vinegar Syndrome

Vaginal Davis

Vaginal Davis is back! Our film archaeologist is returning with a brand new program! Vinegar syndrome (with its strong smell) is the name given to the degradation of film caused by the chemical reaction of cellulose triacetate meeting humidity (this can be observed at the terrarium at the MARS restaurant). But is that all? Or are there other theories linked to the vinegar syndrome that are still to be discovered? Along with Daniel Hendrickson, Ms. Davis will examine the cause and effect of aging processes in many parts of the city. The first edition will take place in the Fichte-Bunker. NB: You need to have Arsenal membership to attend. You can get this from the cinema or at the bunker (Fichtestrasse 6) itself on the evening. If you want to help save other films from succumbing to vinegar syndrome, you can do this by becoming a member of arsenal freundeskreis. (27., 28. & 29.6.)

arsenal cinema: Closing event - Youth Make Movies!

05:30 pm Cinema 1


Ich hab’s doch gesehen

Ich hab’s doch gesehen
Students of Katholische Schule Liebfrauen
Germany 2018 Digital file 10 min
and a surprise program with short films approx. 50 min

arsenal cinema: Public screening: re-selected – Five films from Latin America, 1969–1980

07:00 pm Cinema 2


Liber Arce – liberarse

Colombia 70

Campesinos

Las A.A.A. son las tres armas

La zona intertidal

Five films from Latin America, 1969–1980
*Liber Arce – liberarse Mario Handler Uruguay 1969
16 mm silent, German Intertitles 10 min
*Colombia 70 Carlos Álvarez Colombia 1970
16 mm span. OV 5 min
Campesinos Marta Rodríguez, Jorge Silva Colombia 1975
16 mm GV 50 min
*Las A.A.A. son las tres armas Cine de la Base Argentina
Argentina 1977 16 mm GV 18 min
*La zona intertidal Guillermo Escalon, Manuel Sorto, Taller De Los Vagos
El Salvador 1980 16 mm without dialogue 15 min
Free admission

Peter B. Schumann in person
arsenal cinema: Anna May Wong – Star, Icon, Boundary Breaker

08:00 pm Cinema 1


The Toll of the Sea

The Toll of the Sea Chester M. Franklin USA 1922
With Anna May Wong, Kenneth Harlan, Beatrice Bentley
35 mm English Intertitles 55 min
35 mm restored print courtesy of the UCLA Film & Television Archive

Eunice Martins on grand piano