Film still from <em>B-Movie</em>. Courtesy the Goethe-Institut NZ

Film still from B-Movie. Courtesy the Goethe-Institut NZ

B-Movie: Lust & Sound in West-Berlin 1979-1989

  • Sun 26 Nov 2017
  • 4—5:35PM
  • Len Lye Centre Cinema
  • Free entry thanks to the Goethe-Institut NZ
  • Booking essential
  • Free entry tickets will be re-allocated to waiting customers five minutes after screening start time
  • Hearing loop provided for the hearing impaired
  • Wheelchair spaces available. Free entry for a companion to assist an audience member who has a disability. Companion seat is automatically allocated when a wheelchair space is booked
  • Rated: 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. Before the iron curtain fell, everything and anything seemed possible. B-MOVIE is a fast-paced collage of mostly unreleased 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 endless. Where it was not about long-term success, but about living for the moment - the here and now.

In German with English subtitles. Germany, 2015, Colour, 92 min., Rated M, Dir. Jorg A. Hoppe, Heiko Lange, Klaus Maeck.


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