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Making films and showing films during war

No. 6: Yuliia Kovalenko

What does it mean to organize a film festival during war? What role does film play for the audience in a crisis area? What can the film community outside Ukraine do to support Ukrainian filmmakers? "Bilder Denken" host Valie Djordjević talks with Yuliia Kovalenko, film critic and programmer at Docudays UA. (In German)

Film Nature and the human perspective. In conversation with Dane Komljen

No. 5: Dane Komljen

As part of the Forum & Forum Expanded summer festival we talk to Dane Komljen about the inspirations that drove him, the lakes of the Berlin, why young filmmakers in recent years have rediscovered nature, the vicinity of lilac and yellow flowers and how the camera can render their beauty visible. 

Bilder Denken No. 4 Cristina Nord about the Forum Program 2022

No 4.: Cristina Nord

Cristina Nord, head of the Berlinale Forum, talks about the Forum program 2022. There are non-human perspectives, the second year of Covid films, the surprising amount of literature adaptations, how our viewing habits are changing and what it means for film culture.

Bilder Denken No. 3: Ala Younis und Ulrich Ziemons

No. 3: Ala Younis and Ulrich Ziemons

In summer 2021 the duo took over as heads of the Forum Expanded. In the podcast, we talk about their plans, political art and the new Forum Expanded selection.

No. 2: The curators Karina Griffith and Can Sungu about the film program “Fiktionsbescheinigung. 16 Cinematic Perspectives on Germany” 

No. 2: The curators Karina Griffith and Can Sungu about the film program “Fiktionsbescheinigung. 16 Cinematic Perspectives on Germany”

How the program was developed, what it is about and why we need new perspectives on German film. (In German)

Bilder Denken No. 1: Cristina Nord and Stefanie Schulte Strathaus in conversation

Bilder Denken No. 1: Cristina Nord and Stefanie Schulte Strathaus in conversation

How do you make a film festival in Corona times? (In German)

About „Bilder Denken“

Our podcast is published irregularly (mostly following the festival schedule) and is hosted by Valie Djordjević. At the moment you can find it on our homepage, later we hope to appear on the usual Podcast platforms. 

Our guests are filmmakers, critics, programmers, scholars and other film people. It is hosted by Valie Djordjević. She is the Social Media Manager for the Forum and the Arsenal – Institute for Film and Video Art, and also an author, photographer and translator. Recently she has translated the anthology „Die Berliner Schule im globalen Kontext. Ein transnationales Arthouse-Kino“ edited by Marco Abel and Jaimey Fisher (Transcript Verlag 2023).

If you want to contact us – with suggestions, ideas, constructive criticism – send an email to vd(at)arsenal-berlin.de.

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