In April and May, Urban Spree teams up with Berlin Film Society to bring you ‘Documentary Donnerstag’.
Every Thursday evening for 8 consecutive weeks, BFS will present each night 1 thought-provoking, award-winning documentary movie curated from festivals such as Cannes, Toronto, Sundance, Berlinale, and Raindance.
Curated in two parts, the programme explores various topics such as censorship, race, sexuality, cinematic history, collective & personal memory, war on drugs.
04.04.13_____Sans Soleil (1983)
11.04.13_____Portrait of Jason (1967)
18.04.13_____The House I Live In (2012)
Part Two’s programme will be announced on 11th April to Berlin Film Society members. Public announcement on 18th April.
Each of the eight films chosen in this programme have prominently featured in the film industry’s most relevant film festivals. MARWENCOL won the Competition Award at SXSW in 2010, SANS SOLEIL received an honorable mention at Berlinale 1983 and was screened at Raindance 2012, the recently restored version of PORTRAIT OF JASON premiered at Berlinale 2013, and THE HOUSE I LIVE IN won the Grand Jury Prize at Sundance 2012. Check out the full programme here.
About Berlin Film Society:
Established during the Berlin International Film Festival in 2012, Berlin Film Society organises monthly cinematic experiences, as well as international pop-up film events. Each month a specific theme, motif, director, or idea is explored within the films that are screened. From Director Q&As and retrospectives, to themed culinary experiences and live music events, the Society aims to create a whole new approach to experiencing film.