The Film Club 2021 autumn programme
Tickets and more information TBA.
Saturday 11 September at 15.00–17.00
Iraqi-Kurdish artist Hiwa K visits the Film Club to screen a selection of his video works, among them ”View From Above” (2017). The screening is followed by a conversation between Hiwa K and Lena Essling, curator, Moderna Museet.
Friday 1 October at 18.00–20.00
”The invisible people” (1972) 30:59 min. by Madubuko Diakité, and ”A mother’s body” (2021) 8:12 min. by Jonelle Twum. The screening is followed by a conversation between the directors and guests. In collaboration with CinemAfica.
Friday 29 October at 18.00–20.00
”Darên Bitenê” / ”Lonely Trees” (2017) 43:05 min and ”Sîka Çiyayê Kurmênc” / ”Shadow of the Kurdish Mountain” (2018) 21:56 min. by Rojava Film Commune, Syria. iLliana Fokianaki, curator, Athens/Rotterdam in conversation with Petra Bauer, professor, KKH. In collaboration with KKH.
Friday 12 November at 17.00–20.00
”Beuys” (2017) 107 min. by Andres Veiel. In collaboration with KKH and Goethe institut.
Friday 3 December at 17.00–20.00
”Babi Yar. Context” (2021) ca 120 min. by Sergei Loznitsa, Kiev. The screening is followed by a conversation between the director and a guest. In collaboration with Södertörn University.
Friday 17 December at 18.00–20.00
”FLY (Cine-performance)” (2021) 95 min. by Sidney Leoni, Brussels.
Saturday 18 December at 15.00–17.30
”FLY (Cine-performance)” (2021) 95 min. by Sidney Leoni, Brussels. The cine-performance is followed by a conversation between the director, coreographer and dancer Sidney Leoni and Catrin Lundqvist, curator, Moderna Museet.
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About the Film Club
The Film Club features films and discussions on Friday evenings – at the museum or live-streamed on the web site.
The Film Club resurrected in 2018 and presents films on the boundary between art and documentary. Often, the artist or director will take part in discussions after the screenings. The 2021 spring programme is compiled in collaboration with the Royal Institute of Art, Tempo Documentary Film Festival and Folkets Bio.
Film has had a prominent position at the Museum since the start. The Moderna Museet Film Club has existed since the Museum opened in 1958, showing everything from children’s matinees to the latest experimental art films.
During the 1990’s and early 2000’s the museum presented international artists in the series Contemporary Film and Video. Other screening have often been held in connection with exhibitions at the museum or in collaboration with The Royal Academy of Art, Filmform, Cinemateket, Tempo Documentary Film Festival, Cinemafrica, Stockholm’s Feminist Film Festival, among others.
The Film Club editorial team
Lena Essling, curator, Catrin Lundqvist, curator.