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STRIKE A POSE + Director Q&A

STRIKE A POSE + Director Q&A

We're incredibly excited to present an exclusive screening of 'Strike A Pose', which premiered at this year's Berlinale and received the second place Panorama audience award.

‘ZERO DAYS’ (Alex Gibney) – Berlin Exclusive

‘ZERO DAYS’ (Alex Gibney) – Berlin Exclusive

Alex Gibney’s ZERO DAYS is a documentary thriller about warfare in a world without rules— the world of cyberwar. The film tells the story of Stuxnet, self-replicating computer malware.

XCONFESSIONS + Erika Lust Q&A

XCONFESSIONS + Erika Lust Q&A

FEBRUARY 2016: Award-winning filmmaker, Erika Lust, premieres the Director's Cut of her erotic short film series, XCONFESSIONS, in Berlin on Wednesday 10th and Friday 12th February – to coincide with the Berlin Film Society's 4th anniversary!

‘Tangerine’ (Sean Baker) + Q&A

‘Tangerine’ (Sean Baker) + Q&A

OCTOBER 2015: Shot entirely on an iPhone 5s, this instant cult classic was a break-out hit at Sundance this year and will be making its way to Berlin after several international film festivals.

PI (Darren Aronofsky)

PI (Darren Aronofsky)

FEBRUARY 2015:To celebrate our 3rd Anniversary, we're hosting an ‘unofficial’ Berlinale opening party on Thurs 5th Feb. We're screening the intense and hallucinogenic debut film by this year’s Berlinale jury president, Darren Aronofsky: 'Pi' (1998) – winner of the Directing Award at the Sundance Film Festival.

ERASERHEAD (David Lynch) + Halloween Party

ERASERHEAD (David Lynch) + Halloween Party

OCTOBER 2014: This Halloween, the Berlin Film Society is excited to be presenting David Lynch's first feature film, the hauntingly dark and surreal ERASERHEAD (1977), followed by a Halloween party inspired by the works of this most esteemed cult director.

20,000 DAYS ON EARTH (Iain Forsyth, Jane Pollard)

20,000 DAYS ON EARTH (Iain Forsyth, Jane Pollard)

OCTOBER 2014: Drama and reality combine in a fictitious 24 hours in the life of musician and international cultural icon, Nick Cave. With startlingly frank insights and an intimate portrayal of the artistic process, the film examines what makes us who we are, and celebrates the transformative power of the creative spirit.

SUPERMARKT (Roland Klick)

SUPERMARKT (Roland Klick)

MAY 2014: Berlin Film Society is proud to present Roland Klick’s 1976 cult classic SUPERMARKT, followed by a Q&A with the legendary and unconventional director himself.

THE CONGRESS (Ari Folman)

THE CONGRESS (Ari Folman)

MAY 2014: An incredible cinematic achievement mixing animation with real life, ‘The Congress’ follows an aging, out-of-work actress who accepts one last job, though the consequences of her decision affect her in ways she didn't consider. Winner of the Best Animated Film Award at the European Film Awards in 2013

THE PORNOGRAPHERS (Shohei Imamura)

THE PORNOGRAPHERS (Shohei Imamura)

APRIL 2014: More than just a seedy exploration of the underbelly of Japanese society, the film examines social constructs, moral ambiguities and the peculiar effects of a repressed society on its visionaries. Defying the controversy once ascribed to it, THE PORNOGRAPHERS proves that the Japanese New Wave was just as powerful as its French Contemporary.

F FOR FAKE (Orson Welles)

F FOR FAKE (Orson Welles)

APRIL 2014: A giddying whirlwind of images, mixing documentary and fiction, F for Fake is the last film Orson Welles was able to complete, and stands as one of his greatest and most unique achievements.

JIRO DREAMS OF SUSHI (David Gelb)

JIRO DREAMS OF SUSHI (David Gelb)

JUNE 2012: A thoughtful and elegant meditation on work, family, and the art of perfection. The story is of 85 year-old Jiro Ono, considered by many to be the world’s greatest sushi chef. He is the proprietor of Sukiyabashi Jiro, a 10-seat, sushi-only restaurant inauspiciously located in a Tokyo subway station.

‘The Holy Mountain’ (Alejandro Jodorowsky)

‘The Holy Mountain’ (Alejandro Jodorowsky)

APRIL 2012: The scandal of the 1973 Cannes Film Festival, writer/director Alejandro Jodorowsky’s flood of sacrilegious imagery and existential symbolism in The Holy Mountain is a spiritual quest for enlightenment pitting illusion against truth.

‘Dreams of a Life’ (Carol Morley) + Q&A

‘Dreams of a Life’ (Carol Morley) + Q&A

FEBRUARY 2012: An exclusive screening of the critically-acclaimed UK independent film, 'Dreams of a Life', followed by a discussion and Q&A with Director, Carol Morley, and leading actress, Zawe Ashton.

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