Roger Deutsch, still from Five Stories. Part of the Directors Lounge screening "Five Stories by Roger Deutsch". Berlin, September 2019.

Five Stories by Roger Deutsch | 26. 9. Z-Bar

A feature from 5 of his short films.

Thursday, 26 September 2019, 9pm | Z-Bar

Roger Deutsch, an American who lives in Hungary, entered the realm of film 40 years ago as the producer of the punk classic “Blank Generation” featuring Richard Hell and the Voidoids. He´s become a regular at many Directors Lounge screenings.

The Five Stories screening is your chance to get a comprehensive impression of his work and to meet the charismatic filmmaker in person. … read more

Directors Lounge screening Maria Manasterny

Maria Manasterny | Eyeless Dreams and Ruined Carpet Foames

Maria Manasterny
Augenlose Träume und ruinierte Teppichschäume
Eyeless Dreams and Ruined Carpet Foames

Thursday, 25 July 2019 | 9pm / 21h
Z-Bar | Bergstraße 2 | 10115 Berlin-Mitte

The film work of Maria Manasterny combines a broad variety of different genres, such as animation, docufiction and experimental film by her joining artistic attitude. The narrative substructure, the open experimental design and her love for film are common to all of her films. … read more

Minuano Visions | New experimental films from Brazil by Daniela Tavora, Marina Camargo and Tula Anagnostopoulos.

Minuano Visions | New experimental films from Brazil

Directors Lounge Screening Minuano Visions | New experimental films from Brazil by Daniela Tavora, Marina Camargo and Tula Anagnostopoulos. Thursday, 27 June 2019 9pm / 21h Z-Bar Bergstraße 2 10115 Berlin-Mitte   Three Brazilian artists from Porto Alegre present their films on the occasion of the German-Brazilian exhibition “Techné” at Verein Berliner Künstler. “Minuano” is …

Directors Lounge Screening - Jos Diegel | Your Bounderies Will be Replaced

Jos Diegel | Your Bounderies Will be Replaced

Directors Lounge Screening Thursday, 25 April 2019 | 9 pm 21:00 | Z-Bar The artist and filmmaker, who lives and works in Berlin, Leipzig, Offenbach and Frankfurt, positions himself in a singular way in contemporary cinema with his short film and video essays. This is surprising as he picks up a long tradition in German …

Jonas Mekas, London | courtesy: Peter Sempel

In Memory of Jonas Mekas

Directors Lounge at Mitte Media Festival 2019. “Jonas in the  Jungle” by Peter Sempel. An essayistic exploration of Jonas Mekas (Dec. 24, 1922 – Jan. 23, 2019), the doyen of American Avant-Garde cinema.  In attendance of filmmaker Peter Sempel. Making an appearance on Earth, shortly after having left it, will be legendary off-the-waller Jonas Mekas, …

Mitte Media Festival

Continuing The Dazzle

Directors Lounge at Mitte Media Festival 2019. More spliters of light and shadow, colour and monochrome, scream and silence are set to crystallize out of the chaos of the cosmos, all this (potentially) before your very eyes. This can only mean Directors Lounge is shaking the sparks out of its treasure box and letting them …

Radically Subjective

Directors Lounge at Mitte Media Festival 2019. Radically Subjective. A selection of Berlin filmmakers and artists who are friends of Directors Lounge and who have been screening their work on several occasions. Curated by Klaus W. Eisenlohr. Berlin is turning into a filmmaker’s city again. We are not talking about mainstream cinema, but in terms …