May 2018, arsenal cinema

Public Screening – The Harun Farocki Institute Presents

NIGHTSHIFT(1981)by Robina Rose (in collaboration with Nicola Lane) was shot as a low budget film over five nights at the Portobello Hotel in west London, where the filmmakers regularly worked to make ends meet. It was created in parallel to other important projects by British filmmakers of the 70s and early 80s, which explored the work of women in relation to politics, film, desire, and society. Today, the film is largely unknown, although the info-sheet for the 12th International Forum of New Cinema states that it was the “best British film of this edition” of the Edinburgh Film Festival; with filmmaker Jon Jost on the camera, it also entered the American independent film scene. We are showing NIGHTSHIFT together with LARISSA(1980) by Elem Klimow, a cinematic tribute to Larissa Scheptiko, one of the most significant Soviet film directors. (dm) (30.5.)

arsenal cinema: Retrospective Pietro Germi

07:30 pm Cinema 1


Signore e signori

Signore e signori The Birds, the Bees and the Italians
Italy/France 1966 With Virna Lisi, Gastone Moschin, Franco Fabrizi
35 mm OV/EnS 118 min

Introduced by Gerhard Midding
arsenal cinema: Technologies of Violence

08:00 pm Cinema 2


Lessons Of War

Welcome To The Desert Of The Real

Sheik Attack

Larvae Channel 2

Nation State

Chic Point

Body Of War

In The Name Of Kernel Series

Secret Strikes. Rabobank

War machines
Lessons Of War Peggy Ahwesh USA 2014
Digital file without dialogue 5 min
Welcome To The Desert Of The Real Paolo Pedercini I 2009
Digital file without dialogue 6 min
Sheik Attack Eddo Stern Israel 2000
Digital file without dialogue 16 min
Larvae Channel 2 Wael Shawky Egypt 2009
Digital file without dialogue 9 min
Nation State Larissa Sansour Palestine 2012
Digital file without dialogue 9 min
Chic Point Shariff Waked Palestine 2005
Digital file without dialogue 7 min
Body Of War Isabel Rocamora Spain/UK 2010
Digital file without dialogue 20 min
In The Name Of Kernel Series Joan Leandre E/PL 2016
Digital file without dialogue 15 min
Secret Strikes. Rabobank Alicia Framis Spain/NL 2004
Digital file without dialogue 7 min

Introduced by Piedad Solans and Maria Morata