To set the scene for the third edition of KINO DER KUNST, the highlight of this year's festival run-up will be the presentation of the best films of years past.
The third part of a series of films about Sunday outings. In Sonntag 3 the main character has a blind date with an suprisingly well known woman at the Grand Café in Berlin.
(2011, 23’, 1st main award 2013)
As seen through the eyes of a fisherman’s young daughter, the film illustrates the dramatic environmental changes in the Aral region where bizarre creatures, half horse, half human, are suddenly romping around. A tribute to the nomadic past of its people.
(2011, 7’, 2nd main award 2013)
Since the 1970s, scientists have been conducting research to study the effects of amusement park rides on the human brain. Adapting the aesthetics of a television documentary, this film takes a tongue-in-cheek look at humanity’s confusing search for bigger, better, faster and higher ways to happiness.
(2014, 15’, 1st main award 2015)
La Condition Humaine: Pictures of a deserted Fukushima after the 2011 tsunami. Then, a monkey educated in Japan as a server is wearing the mask of a woman and waiting on tables in an empty restaurant...
(2014, 16’, 2nd main award 2015)
In their studio, a young photographer and his assistant photograph group shots of Tibetan nomad families in front of various backdrops. Personal contacts between the photographer and his subjects develop more and more.
(2014, 15 min)
Money and faith, religion and capitalism, the bold of theses of the self-proclaimed inventor of American Objectivism, Ayn Rand, and the half-baked sermons of today’s cult gurus. A mix of musical and science fiction, elaborately filmed in Istanbul model settlements and a Berlin morgue.