The Arsenal Cinema
The Arsenal cinema offers a curated program screened in two auditoria that takes an explicitly diverse form, connecting the historical and the contemporary, the academic and the popular, and the experimental and the canonized from across the entire world. The cinema sees itself as a social space for the exploration of current discourses via aesthetic experiences and as the site of a cultural practice that takes place within society. The films are presented in their respective original formats as far as possible, with the screenings receiving additional context via Q&As with filmmakers, introductions or symposia. Fostering exchange with the audience is of central importance here. The arsenal 3 digital program takes its bearings from the series showing at the cinema, the distribution range, and Arsenal’s archival work.