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23. Mai 2023 - 30. Juni 2023

Optical Literature

The Film Departement of the Literary Colloquium Berlin

June 2023 marks the 60th anniversary of the founding of the Literary Colloquium Berlin (LCB) and with it the project of a film department at the LCB. The LCB produced feature films and documentaries on literary themes, experimental and political
works of various forms and lengths, some in direct collaboration between film artists and literary figures. Numerous copies restored on the occasion of the anniversary can now be seen for the first time in this series curated by Frederik Lang.

12th May 2023 - 17th June 2023

"The Chancellor wants a tough course..."

The Film Censorship of the Interministerial Committee for East/West Film Affairs

In six thematic programs, the film series sheds light on the activities of the Interministerial Committee and the motives behind political censorship in the Federal Republic. A cooperation with the Hannah Arendt Institute for Research on Totalitarianism in Dresden.