From a Year of Non-Events has a title that evokes the most popular description of Seinfeld and manifests a rare sensibility, in which exacting and tender focus, and exquisite rhythm cohere to yield a slight but rich portrait of Willi, a near-90-year-old living alone on a farm in a blissful state of dilapidation in North Germany. Frölke and Renninger measuredly present fragmentary glimpses of Willi’s everyday life through a sophisticatedly interwoven tapestry of Super-8 and 16mm images… The eminently pleasant From a Year of Non-Events acquaints us with a kinder, gentler understanding of nothingness, which just might be part of the antidote to today’s more widespread and decidedly less compassionate attitudes about being in the world…. READ MORE
Monat: April 2017
Asian Premiere @ Hong Kong International Film Festival
„From a Year of Non-Events“ will have its Asian premiere at Hong Kong International Film Festival !
Sunday, 23rd, at 10pm at the Metroplex and Tuesday, 25th, at 7:30 pm at The Sky.
„From a Year…“ @ Art of the Real
The North-American premiere of „From a Year of Non-Events“ will take place at Art of the Real at Lincoln Center in New York.
Saturday, April 29th, 6pm, Francesca Beale Theatre
Documenta/Athens – preview of „Le Fort des Fous“
Narimane Mari’s „Le Fort des Fous“ will be presented in a preview screening at Documenta in Athens.
A poetic voyage in three acts, moving between past, present, and imagination, putting French colonialism and the grave consequences of a collective hubris in focus.
On April 8th, at 3-5:45 pm and on Apr 9th at 12–2:45 pm at EMST—National Museum of Contemporary Art, Kallirrois and Amvrosiou Frantzi, Athens