May 2018, arsenal cinema

Filmspotting: Exploring the Deutsche Kinemathek’s Film Archive

BRIGITTA, 1994

On this journey through the Hungarian Puszta, a young painter meets a mysterious woman on a horse. She seems to be mysteriously connected to Major Murai, a friend of the painter’s at whose estate he’s staying. While he wanders through nature, he doesn’t just get to know the country and its people, but also gradually learns the story of Brigitta and the Major, a story of damaged love, separation, and coming together again. BRIGITTA (Dagmar Knöpfel, Germany 1994), the adaptation of a novel by Adalbert Stifter, offers fantastic black and white images, which capture the wide landscape, the faces of the locals, and the calm atmosphere of the literary source in appropriate fashion. BRIGITTA has recently been added to the distribution range as a digital print. (ah) (28.5.)

arsenal cinema: Cinepoetics Lecture #6: Erhard Schüttpelz

06:00 pm Cinema 1


Vortrag von Erhard Schüttpelz

Lecture by Erhard Schüttpelz (Universität Siegen):
„Mai 1968 und die Umkehrung des ethnographischen Blicks“
Free admission

arsenal cinema: Filmspotting: Exploring the Deutsche Kinemathek’s Film Archive

07:00 pm Cinema 2


Brigitta

*Brigitta Dagmar Knöpfel Germany 1994 DCP 80 min

Dagmar Knöpfel in person
arsenal cinema: Cinepoetics Lecture #6: Erhard Schüttpelz

08:15 pm Cinema 1


Petit à petit

Petit à petit Jean Rouch France 1971
DCP OV/EnS 96 min