Director Martin Scorsese and cinematographer Michael Ballhaus created the famous “Copa sequence” in Goodfellas, where the camera follows Henry Hill (Ray Liotta) and his girlfriend Karen (Lorraine Bracco) into the Copacabana nightclub, through the backdoor, down hallways, through the kitchen, and out to the floor, where waiters set up a table to give them a […]

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The current crisis in Iraq and Syria is not caused by religious differences, but it has its roots in the policies implemented in the past three decades. Nevertheless, it is an example of criminal misuse and manipulation of religious identities. The documentary aims to capture the disastrous consequences of this crisis, which affects all groups […]

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The revolutionary movement of Syria has not only been asking for a political change when it took the streets in 2011, but also to reaffirm the existence of individuality in society. Our personal individuality was brutally oppressed by the dictatorial one-party ruling and the purely state-controlled organizations and trade unions, striving to ideologically uniform the […]

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Paris, 2020. A beautiful couple, a city over-saturated by holograms and digital stream. A polaroid camera. Tomorrow will never be the same. Written, Directed and post-produced by Francois Ferracci. With Luka Kellou and Magali Heu Music by Alexandre Fortuit

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Our Terrible Country’ takes us on the perilous journey of Yassin Haj Saleh, a well-known Syrian intellectual and dissident, and the young photographer Ziad Homsi who travel together in an arduous and dangerous route from the liberated area of Douma/Damascus to Raqqa in northern Syria, only to find themselves eventually forced to leave their home […]

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This video from the Left Over series by Artıkişler Kolektifi was created only with unused footage from the documentary Exiles of Metropol (Metropol Sürgünleri). As a method, and not as a solution, Artıkişler Kolektifi decided to work with found footage about the past of the Tarlabaşı district instead of producing new images. The filmmaker treats […]

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The Aischinger brothers August and Carl opened the first public venues for drinking beer in Berlin 1892. The building at Rosenthaler Platz was the ninth place, built in 1898, where you could have snacks and a beer for 10 Pfennig (5 Cent). Alfred Döblin describes the place in his novel Berlin Alexanderplatz. Aischinger lost there […]

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The social creatitivity project for creating awareness of street animals iKEDi visited IDW Haskoy Design Route on 29.09.2012. Large and small puppets designed by Roger Titley are assembled in the mobile ateliers by participants of the day. Animals of the city are all’Istanbulities’. Video produced by Verena and Mara as a contribution to InEnArt by […]

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Part of the exhibition Modernity? Perspectives from France and Turkey The works in the exhibition focused on the dynamics of modern life, both criticized and considered as an endless opportunity for research by visual arts. In a globalized world, we are going through a period of diverse, profound, and complex relationships in which uses of new […]

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SAMPLE CITIES / IMAGINARY SPACES Expanded Cinematographic Installation by Gusztáv Hámos and Katja Pratschke The video shows one of the art pieces of Sample Cities / Imaginary Spaces. It deals with the theme of personal urban perceptions, which we call »the city« and researches what is contained or concealed in the city. The source material […]

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