december 2020, arsenal cinema

Temporary Closure

According to the guidelines of the Berlin Senate on further precautionary measures against the spread of the Corona virus, the Arsenal is cancelling all cinema screenings for the time being. Please visit our website and social media channels for further information.

december 2020, arsenal cinema

arsenal 3 in December

Still aus dem Film OF DUST AND RUBIES

In December Archive außer sich continues the program on arsenal 3 with films by Sudanese filmmaker, painter and poet Hussein Shariffe (1934–2005), which will be supplemented by panel discussions, which can be viewed online on the website of the Birkbeck Institute for the Moving Image.

Furthermore four films will be shown that were intended as a footnote to the homage to the actress Marina Vlady in the Arsenal cinema. The film series that was originally planned for December will be shown next year.

december 2020, berlinale forum

Berlinale Spotlight: 50 Years of the Forum in New York

As part of the Berlinale Spotlight series, the Arsenal iis presenting a selection taken from this year’s Berlinale Forum anniversary programme along with the German Film Office, an initiative of German Films and the Goethe-Institut New York. Together with film curators of the Museum of Modern Art (MoMA), the Berlinale Forum has put together six programmes entitled "Comes the Revolution: The Berlinale Forum at 50", which can be seen online on the website of the Goethe-Institut from December 14 to 20.

arsenal cinema: The DEFA Foundation Presents

07:00 pm Cinema 2


Karbid und Sauerampfer

Karbid und Sauerampfer Frank Beyer GDR 1963
35 mm 77 min

Axel Ranisch in person, Moderated by René Pikarski
arsenal cinema: The Future of Remembrance

07:30 pm Cinema 1


Voices from the Attic

Echoes from the Attic

*Voices from the Attic Debbie Goodstein USA 1988
DCP OV/GeS 60 min
*Echoes from the Attic Debbie Goodstein USA 2015
DCP OV/GeS 36 min

Followed by a discussion with Veronika Nahm (Anne Frank Zentrum) and Sonja M. Schultz (Film scientist und writer)
arsenal cinema: The DEFA Foundation Presents

09:00 pm Cinema 2


Einfach Blumen aufs Dach

Einfach Blumen aufs Dach Roland Oehm GDR 1979
35 mm 91 min

Axel Ranisch in person, Moderated by René Pikarski