no stop non stop program:
Four movies, selected by Katja Kobolt and Cana Bilmei
Želimir Žilnik: Inventur – Metzstrasse 11 (Inventory), 9 min, 16 mm, colour, 1975, various languages with English subtitles
Inventory films inhabitants of a building in Munich Haidhausen descending the stairs in a fixed shot and introducing themselves in their own language. The film offers personal and political insight into the lives of immigrant workers. Želimir Žilnik (b. 1942 in Serbia) is a film maker and artist whose work concentrates on social and political subjects. Among the best-known representatives of the Yugoslavian film movement “Novi Film,” Žilnik lived in Munich for several years in the 1970’s.
Suli Kurban: Bruchstücke einer deutschen Geschichte (Fragments of a German Story), 28 Min, 2017, Germany, in the presence of film maker Suli Kurban
In Bruchstücke einer deutschen Geschichte, an intimate family story unfolds through narrative jump-cuts spanning years. Although personal, this family’s story exemplifies displacement, memory, and collective political hi/stories in Germany.
Suli Kurban (b. 1988 in China) works as a film maker. She has been living in Munich since 1999. She is currently working on her graduation film at the Hochschule für Film und Fernsehen (HFF).
8:30 pm Pary El-Qalqili: Schildkrötenwut (The Turtle’s Rage), 70 min, 2012, Germany, German and Arabic with subtitles
Pary El-Qalqili shot a film about her father, who fled Palestine for Germany in 1961. In a very personal father-daughter encounter, she documents the political circumstances of displacement and emigration. Pary El-Qalqili (b. 1982 in Berlin) works as a film maker in Berlin. She studied documentary film and television publishing at the HFF in Munich and cultural studies in Frankfurt.
belit sağ: Cut Out, 3:47 min, 2018, The Netherlands, Turkish with English subtitles
belit sağ’s video delves into German police file photos National Socialist Underground (NSU) victims. What does a police file photo have to share with the viewer?
belit sağ (b. 1980 in Adana, Turkey) is a video and film maker and has been living in Amsterdam since 2007. She co-founded several film activist groups in Turkey, including bak.ma and karahaber.