Film screening B-Movie

B-Movie © Jörg A. Hoppe, Klaus Maeck, Heiko Lange

Thu, 07/13/2017

Campus MIL

6574 Avenue Durocher
Access from 400 Atlantic Avenue
H2V 3Z3 Outremont

Lust and Sound in West Berlin

Director: Jörg A.Hoppe, Klaus Maeck & Heiko Lange, 2015, Germany, 92 min. With Mark Reeder, Blixa Bargeld, Gudrun Gut, Nick Cave, Nena, Tilda Swinton. In German with English subtitles.

The screening of the film B-Movie will be presented as part of the 3-week workshop Mont Réel, in the open air right on the construction site of the new mountain. The documentary was filmed in Montréal on Mont-Royal. Consistent with the project, the mountain is the central element of the film. 
Thursday, July 13 at 9 p.m.

Music, art and chaos in the wild West Berlin of the 1980s: the walled-in city became the creative melting pot for sub- and pop culture in all its forms. Before the Wall fell, everything and anything seemed possible. B-Movie is a fast-paced collage of mostly unreleased archival film and TV footage from a frenzied, but creative, decade, starting with punk and ending with the Love Parade, in a city where the days are short and the nights are long.

“Highly engaging documentary about Berlin's vibrant post-punk underground scene.” – The Hollywood Reporter

“Westbam, Nick Cave, David Bowie: West Berlin in the 80s had them all. The documentary B-Movie travels back to this creative melting pot – and looks on it from the perspective of a foreigner.“ – Der Spiegel

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