On the occasion of 50th anniversary of the city partnership Berlin-Los Angeles, Dr. Marc Glöde and collector Axel Haubrok dedicate this year’s Artist Film Festival to filmmakers from Los Angeles. Only productions from Los Angeles will be shown at Kino Arsenal on 13th September, from 10am to 10pm (artists: Edgar Arceneaux, John Baldessari, James Benning, Morgan Fisher, Alex Hubbard, Sarah Morris, Ryan Trecartin und Jennifer West). All screenings are free of charge. Accordingly to the screenings, FAHRBEREITSCHAFT will exhibit L.A.-artists Stephen Prina and Christopher Williams from 15th September till 2nd September, who both discuss film as a medium within their works.
Beside the Artist Film Festival this year’s Berlin Art Week program offers further film-highlights: Harun Farocki Retrospektive at Neuer Berliner Kunstvereins (n.b.k.) in cooperation with Kino Arsenal, Harun Farocki Institut and Savvy Contemporary, as well as the exhibition „Sagen Sie’s den Steinen. Zur Gegenwart des Werks von Danièle Huillet und Jean Marie Straub in der Akademie der Künste