january 2021, arsenal cinema

Live Chat with Philip Scheffner

As part of the retrospective on arsenal 3, an online discussion will be held with Philip Scheffner on January 21 at 6pm, moderated by Nicole Wolf. Everyone is invited to join the chat with questions. The discussion will be held in German. Link

january 2021, arsenal cinema

arsenal 3 in January

The program of our virtual cinema arsenal 3 makes direct reference to the activities carried out by our institution: the program of the Arsenal 1 & 2 cinemas , the titles that form part of our arsenal distribution range, or our Living Archive archival practice, which is rooted in both participation and production. In January we will show two programs: the films by Philip Scheffner and program dealing with the the National Film Institute of Guinea-Bissau (INCA – Instituto Nacional de Cinema e Audiovisual).

december 2020, berlinale forum

Berlinale 2021 Will Be a Festival in Two Stages

Industry Online Offer in March / Public Event in June

Due to the current COVID-19 situation, the 71st Berlin International Film Festival has developed a new festival format for 2021 and is pleased to be able to hold the festival for the industry and the public. The industry platforms European Film Market, Berlinale Co-Production Market, Berlinale Talents and the World Cinema Fund will kick off the 71st Berlinale in March with an online offer. In June, there will be a summer event with numerous film screenings for the public audiences – in cinemas as well as open air. The division allows to maintain the two supporting pillars: film market and festival.

december 2020, berlinale forum

Radical Cinema, Then and Now

Online Panel Discussion

As part of the film series Comes the Revolution: The Berlinale Forum at 50 that is showing from December 14 to 20, the German Film Office presents a panel discussion on radical cinema in the 1970s, its legacy, and the continued importance of political filmmaking today. With Josh Siegel, curator of the film series, Berlinale Forum section head Cristina Nord, filmmakers Nuotama Bodomo and Rosa von Praunheim, and festival director Annouchka de Andrade. Moderated by film scholar Yasmina Price.


The discussion takes place on December 18, 2020 at 2pm. Register here.


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: Kenji Mizoguchi Retrospective

07:00 pm Cinema 1

Ugetsu monogatari

Ugetsu monogatari Tales of the Rain and Moon Japan 1953
With Kinuyo Tanaka 35 mm OV/EnS 96 min

arsenal cinema: New in the arsenal distribution range

08:00 pm Cinema 2

Nacht und Nebel

Wie aus der Ferne


Fields of Neutrality (The Last Interview with Ludwig Mies van der Rohe)

Trilogy by Dani Gal
*Nacht und Nebel Israel 2011 Digital file engl. OV 23 min
*Wie aus der Ferne Germany 2013 DCP OV/EnS 27 min
*Whitecity Germany  2018 DCP OV/EnS 26 min
*Fields of Neutrality (The Last Interview with Ludwig Mies van der Rohe)
Dani Gal Germany 2019 Digital file 32 min

Dani Gal in person
arsenal cinema: Kenji Mizoguchi Retrospective

09:00 pm Cinema 1

Uwasa no onna

Uwasa no onna The Woman of Rumor Japan 1954
With Kinuyo Tanaka, Yoshiko Kuga, Tomoemon Otani
35 mm OV/EnS 83 min