“Abstractions” presents a program of experimental film by Berlin and international artists. The films use abstractions of the “real”, which means they do not tell a fictive or documentary narration. Neither are they non-figurative film paintings. … read more
Stephanie Hanna conceives her videos in a process of combining performances, texts, video and audio recordings. Her works often incorporate collaborations with other artists, viewers or passers-by. The performative constellation of her concept thus becomes almost tangible. Her videos turn into short film essays. … read more
Directors Lounge Screening Theo Thiesmeier Film Notes and Moments Thursday, 31 October 2019 | 9 p.m. / 21h Z-Bar | Bergstraße 2 | 10115 Berlin-Mitte Everyday experiences are the subject of filmmaker Theo Thiesmeier, also in his works with still photography. The Berlin artist studied with Peter Kubelka in Frankfurt and Robert Breer at Cooper …
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
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
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
Lino and Poetry Films by Jakob Kirchheim and Teresa Delgado
Thursday, 30 May 2019
9pm / 21h
Berlin-based Jakob Kirchheim and Teresa Delgado present poetry films and Kirchheim linocut-printed films.
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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 …
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, …
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 …