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17. September 2021 - 19. December 2021

Flappers, It-Girls, Funny Ladies

Lust and laughter in the American silent movies of the 1920s

Everyone used to know them: Mabel Normand and Marion Davies, Gloria Swanson and Clara Bow, Colleen Moore and the Talmadge sisters. In the silent era they were among the most popular actresses and their comedic films went from America around the world.

13. August 2021 - 30. September 2021

Terror and Transgression in No Man's Land

Retrospective Takahisa Zeze

Takahisa Zeze is one of the most distinguished and prolific Japanese filmmakers of the present day. Over the course of his career, the obsessive director has devoted himself to a wide range of subject matter, narrative forms and genres, and since the late 1980s has realized more than 60 works in various segments of the Japanese film landscape. The retrospective "Terror and Transgression in No Man's Land" presents this extraordinary body of work in its entirety for the first time, presenting 18 works from 1989 to 2021 - many of them as German and European cinema premieres.