OFFEN POLITISCH / OPENING POLITICS
Friday, 16th February 2018 – 8PM
THE BIG HOUSE
D+DOP: Kazuhiro Soda, Markus Nornes, Terri Sarris, Filmmakers of the University of Michigan, USA 2018, 119 min., English OV – WP
To do away with the categories of center and periphery, a group of university students, teachers, and Japanese filmmaker Kazuhiro Soda film the staff, visitors, cooks, sponsors and players of America’s largest football stadium, thus painting a portrait of the country in the year before Trump’s election.
8th OCTOBER 2016 (2016. OKTÓBER 8.)
D+DOP: Péter Lichter, Bori Máté, HU 2017, 2 min., without dialogue – GP
Physical attacks to comment on the muzzling of an opposition newspaper: Bori Máté und Péter Lichter manipulate analog film material to mirror the harsh machinery of political whim.
After the screening
Debate: OPENING POLITICS
Cinema loves to elevate people – on both sides of the camera. But it can also create or evoke community: how can documentaries open up and democratize the political?
Guests: Mathilde Bonnefoy (film editor “Citizenfour”, “Lola Rennt”), Elena Meilicke (film critic “Cargo”, “Merkur”) // in the presence of directors Kazuhiro Soda, Markus Nornes and Rachael Kerr
Re-Run: Sunday, 25th February 2018 – 1:30pm
Offen politisch - Aufzeichnung der Debatte auf YouTube
Opening Politics - Recording of the Debate on YouTube