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October 2023 - January 2024 Directors Special: G.W.Pabst

As part of our monthly film screening series German Cinema in Focus, we bring to you four iconic films directed by Georg Wilhelm Pabst, one of the most influential filmmakers of the Weimar Republic.

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Gender Bender 2023

Gender Bender is a one-of-its-kind-annual festival held in Bangalore, India, that offers space for important conversations that aim to contribute to our constantly evolving understanding of gender and its implications, including the need for intersectionality, with artists and audiences alike. The festival showcases works created by the grantees, and also includes curated performances, panel discussions, exhibitions and workshops.

Gender Bender 2023: December 8 - 10

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bangaloREsidency-Expanded 2023

bangaloREsidency-Expanded aims at establishing long-term artistic exchange through a novel practice of collaboration wherein Indian artists get to work in Germany, gain access to the art practice of the other culture and thereby enrich their own creativity.

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NAGARIKA Online Archive

NAGARIKA, which is devised as an interactive, online archive of Indian Somatic Traditions and Contemporary Expressions is a collaboration between Attakkalari Centre for Movement Arts and the Goethe-Institut / Max Mueller Bhavan Bangalore. 

NAGARIKA will be developed in collaboration with Chris Ziegler, media artist (Germany), Kunihiko Matsuo, digital artist (Japan) and others between January 2023 and December 2024. This project has been funded by the Goethe-Institut.

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