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
„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.
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
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