Sun 6th Oct 19: DOKUARTS 2019: Opening on Oct 10_Reminder Symposium 'Nuances Now' on Oct 11

The 12th edition of DOKUARTS will kick off on Thursday, Oct 10 at Zeughauskino Berlin, running until Oct 27.

The international festival presents 25 films about art from 17 different countries, including Brazil, China, Iran, Lebanon, Mexico, and Pakistan. More than half of the cinematic work is either created by women directors or features female artists. All films are shown in Berlin for the first time, most of them as German premieres. Many of the filmmakers will be present to introduce their work; among them are documentaries featuring: Armando, Mania Akbari, Miles Davis, Ida Haendel, Jacqueline de Jong, Anne Teresa De Keersmaeker, Miloš Forman, Seamus Heaney, Toyo Ito, Naomi Kawase, Buster Keaton, Maleonn (Ma Liang), Piet Oudolf, Ziva Postec, Paula Rego and Orson Welles.

Reservations can be made via the venue (single screening: € 5,- | 25 films for € 30,- with our festival pass)

International Symposium 'Nuances Now'

The 5th DOKUARTS-symposium will take place on October 11 from 2-6 pm and will look at the current relevance of nuance and discuss its significance in the realm of documentary filmmaking. Participation in the symposium is free of charge. Registration is required in advance at Detailed information can be found at
Date/Time Friday, October 11, 2019 from 2 pm – 6 pm (followed by film program with guests)
Location Zeughauskino of the German Historical Museum, Unter den Linden 2, 10117 Berlin
Conference Language German/English

Participants include:
Sarah Cooper, Professor of Film Studies at King's College London
Matthias Dell, film critic
Britta Hartmann, Professor of Film and Audiovisual Media, University of Bonn
Christoph Hübner, author, filmmaker, producer
Rania Stephan, artist and filmmaker
Bert Rebhandl, film critic (moderator of the symposium)

This year's film programme:

ARCADIA (GB 2018, Directed by Paul Wright – in attendance, German Premiere, opening film)

THRESHOLD (LB 2018, Directed by Rania Stephan, German Premiere, supporting film of the opening)

MIASMA, PLANTS, EXPORT PAINTINGS (CN 2018, Directed by Bo Wang, Pan Lu, German Premiere, Bo Wang in attendance)

VARIATIONS KAWASE (FR/JP 2019, Directed by Yves Montmayeur – in attendance, German Premiere)

INDUS BLUES (PK 2018, Directed by Jawad Sharif – in attendance, German Premiere)

THE EYES OF ORSON WELLES (GB 2018, Directed by Mark Cousins, Berlin Premiere)

NO FURTHER INSTRUCTIONS (MX 2017, Directed by Francisco González Piña, Berlin Premiere)

SEAMUS HEANEY AND THE MUSIC OF WHAT HAPPENS (GB 2019, Directed by Adam Low – in attendance, European Premiere)

MILES DAVIS: BIRTH OF THE COOL (US/GB 2019, Directed by Stanley Nelson – in attendance, Berlin Premiere)

THE GREAT BUSTER: A CELEBRATION (US 2918, Directed by Peter Bogdanovich, German Premiere)

UP THE MOUNTAIN (CN 2018, Directed by Yang Zhang, Berlin Premiere)

MAKING WAVES: THE ART OF CINEMATIC SOUND (US 2019, Directed by Midge Costin, Berlin Premiere)

JACQUELINE DE JONG – THE ART REBEL (FR 2019, Directed by François Levy-Kuentz – in attendance, German Premiere)

LIFE AS IT IS: MILOŠ FORMAN ON MILOŠ FORMAN (D 2018, Directed by Robert Fischer – in attendance, Berlin Premiere)

ZIVA POSTEC. THE EDITOR BEHIND THE FILM SHOAH (CA 2018, Directed by Catherine Hébert – in attendance, German Premiere)

THE HAENDEL VARIATIONS (D 2018, Directed by Christine Jezior – in attendance, Berlin Premiere)

RUDEBOY: THE STORY OF TROJAN RECORDS (GB/JM 2018, Directed by Nicolas Jack Davies, Berlin Premiere)

THE MYTH OF ARMANDO (NL 2018, Directed by Sjors Swierstra, Jan Minneboo – in attendance, German Premiere)

FIVE SEASONS: THE GARDENS OF PIET OUDOLF (US/NL 2018, Directed by Thomas Piper – in attendance, Berlin Premiere)

OUR TIME MACHINE (CN 2019, Directed by Yang Sun, S. Leo Chiang, European Premiere)

BANDO, A MOVIE OF: (BR 2018, Directed by Lázaro Ramos, Thiago Gomes, European Premiere)

THE MIRACLE OF THE LITTLE PRINCE (NL/NO 2018, Directed by Marjoleine Boonstra – in attendance, Berlin Premiere)

A MOON FOR MY FATHER (IR/GB/D 2019, Directed by Mania Akbari, Douglas White, German Premiere, Douglas White in attendance)

PAULA REGO, SECRETS & STORIES (GB/PT 2017, Directed by Nick Willing – in attendance, German Premiere)

MITTEN (BE/FR 2019, Directed by Olivia Rochette, Gerard-Jan Claes – in attendance, German Premiere)

Single screening: 5 € / Festival pass: 30 €
Reservations: Mo–Fr 10 am – 6 pm, Tel +49 (0)30 20304 421 or via
Box Office (1hour prior to the event): +49 (0)30 20 304 770

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