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Tuesday 12 November: Movement and Handling: Selected Works from the LUX Collection

Tuesday 12 November: Movement and Handling: Selected Works from the LUX Collection

Slides by Annabel Nicolson and Girish Shambu’s manifesto For a New Cinephilia are used as starting points from which to construct this screening. Building a programme around Slides, the films selected emphasize questions relating to an uncertain construction and the tactility and materiality of their respective mediums. Programme curated by Dee Honeybun, Himar Bethencourt Reyes and HyunKyoung Choi, second year students from the MRes Art: Moving Image at Central Saint Martins.
Tuesday 12 November: Logbook Serbistan

Tuesday 12 November: Logbook Serbistan

Testimonies of asylum seekers, irregular migrants, as well as state officials and NGOs are pieces in the puzzle of the Serbian asylum system, everyday dealing with dozens of people from Syria, Afghanistan, Somalia, or Ghana. Difficult travelling conditions and traffickers are only some of the obstacles asylum seekers face on their path to freedom.
Wednesday 13 November: The Old School of Capitalism

Wednesday 13 November: The Old School of Capitalism

Rooted in the first wave of workers revolts to hit Serbia since the advent of capitalism, the film divides itself between factory workers, playing their own role, who find that their working place was looted by their bosses, and young incendiary libertarians (actors), inflaming the struggle and discussing with demonstrators issues around that beast: capitalism.
Thursday 14 November: One Woman – One Century

Thursday 14 November: One Woman – One Century

The story of centenarian Dragica Srzentić and of the intellectual and ideological maze of the eight states in which this Istrian-born woman has lived: Austria-Hungary, the Kingdom of Italy, the Kingdom of Serbs, Croats and Slovenes, the Independent State of Croatia, the Federal People’s Republic of Yugoslavia, the Federal Socialist Republic of Yugoslavia, Croatia, and Serbia.
Friday 15 November: Pirika on Film

Friday 15 November: Pirika on Film

Pirika on Film proves the caution and tact with which Žilnik treats his characters. The director had first met street urchin Pirika Čapko when he was shooting Little Pioneers. Then he cast her in Early Works. Forty-five years later, he bumped into her on the street and made an entire film about her – a sequel, remake and reconsideration of Žilnik’s splendid debut.
Friday 15 November: The Liberated Film Club XI with Dennis Cooper

Friday 15 November: The Liberated Film Club XI with Dennis Cooper

"Because you're sick of knowing exactly what you're going to get and you're sick when you get it." We're thrilled to welcome Dennis Cooper as our special guest for the eleventh instalment of The Liberated Film Club, and an edition of 5 risograph printed posters signed by the guest will be available exclusively on the night.
Saturday 16 November: Refuge

Saturday 16 November: Refuge

We're pleased to present a programme of films on curated by Peter Todd to explore the theme of "refuge". Featuring films by Joanna Margaret Paul, Margaret Tait, Robert Vas, Luke Fowler, Anthea Kennedy, Leah Millar, Peter Todd, and Sarah Wood, with poems read by Stephen Watts.
Saturday 16 November: The Most Beautiful Country in the World

Saturday 16 November: The Most Beautiful Country in the World

Želimir Žilnik presents the UK premiere of his most recent feature, followed by a Q&A with the director. December 2016, a demonstration in front of the parliament in Vienna. Two men on the fringes of the mass of people begin talking about the destruction of Aleppo, the Taliban, and the few supporters of war who establish their claim to truth violently against the lives of the many who are uninvolved. The brief exchange is shaped by interest and understanding.
Sunday 17 November: Kenedi Goes Back Home

Sunday 17 November: Kenedi Goes Back Home

A film about Yugoslav people who have fled the country in the face of war and have spent more than ten years in Western Europe, both as refugees and as asylum seekers. In 2002 many of these people, together with their families, were returned to Serbia and Montenegro by EU police who said that their reasons for staying in the West were no longer valid. The film follows what happened to several characters and families during the first weeks of their return.
Sunday 17 November: Kenedi is Getting Married

Sunday 17 November: Kenedi is Getting Married

Kenedi is in a huge debt after building a house for his family. Ultimately, Kenedi decides to look for money in the sex business. When he finds out about new liberal European laws on gay marriages, Kenedi sees prospects in looking for a “marriage material”, to obtain a legal status in EU. The opportunity arises during EXIT Music Festival.

Coming Soon

23 - 24 November 2019: Berlin Alexanderplatz

23 - 24 November 2019: Berlin Alexanderplatz

Restored in 2006, Berlin Alexanderplatz is the summa of Rainer Werner Fassbinder's art, and the culmination of his lifelong relationship to Alfred Döblin's monumental novel of Berlin in the 1920s-a book the filmmaker said was “embedded in my mind, my flesh, my body as a whole, and my soul.” Please note: Berlin Alexanderplatz has a runtime of just over 15-hours and is screened over two days with intervals, please see the full schedule below.

Calendar

Wed 13 Nov 8:15pm
The Old School of Capitalism
Thu 14 Nov 8:15pm
One Woman – One Century
Sat 16 Nov 6:00pm
Refuge
Sun 17 Nov 6:00pm
Kenedi Goes Back Home
Sun 17 Nov 8:00pm
Kenedi is Getting Married
Mon 18 Nov 7:00pm
Surrealism Course - Week 3
Sat 23 Nov 11:00am
Berlin Alexanderplatz
Sat 23 Nov 8:30pm
Germany in Autumn
Sun 24 Nov 8:30pm
The State I Am In
Mon 25 Nov 7:00pm
Surrealism Course - Week 4
Tue 26 Nov 8:30pm
Simon Payne: Systems Cinema
Wed 27 Nov 9:00pm
Chinese Roulette
Sun 01 Dec 6:00pm
Heimat is a Space in Time
Sat 07 Dec 6:00pm
Edge of Frame: Brushwork
Sat 07 Dec 8:30pm
Edge of Frame: Memento Stella
Sun 08 Dec 6:00pm
Edge of Frame: Surface Memory
Sun 08 Dec 8:30pm
Edge of Frame: Potamkin