Starbucks Jams: SFV Acid

A while ago we featured a short film by British director and photographer Tyrone Lebon on producer SFV Acid; a brilliant snapshot of the artist’s daily life and musings around the San Fernando Valley area of Southern California. The mini doc champions SFV’s music and drawings, his love for daily weirdness, and his alliance with “Starbucks humans”, a “race” finding … more

12 O’Clock Boys

Deemed ”The Wire with wheelies”, Baltimore set documentary 12 O’Clock Boys revolves around natural-born rebel Pug, a 13-year-old aspiring dirt bike rider. Pug’s love for an activity attracting widespread media attention for its negative affects on the local area are a constant strain on his mum, a struggling single parent in a rough neighbourhood. Over the three years that we see Pug growing … more

CTM: Open Call for Art and Sound Submissions

Deutschlandradio Kultur / Klangkunst, International Cities of Advanced Sound, European Cities of Advanced Sound, and CTM Festival for Adventurous Music and Arts will award an artistic commission to selected project proposals built around the theme Ubiquitous Art and Sound. The call is open to artists in experimental music, sound art, new radio drama, and performance fields. The selected work will be … more

Atlanta Dream$ & SFV Acid

Next time you have 20 minutes to spare we recommend these shorts directed by London-based photographer and director Tyrone Lebon. Both pieces are part of the ‘New American Noise’ series from production company Somesuch and Co, a project comprising of six 10-minute documentaries about emerging music in cities around the USA. The 8 minute piece ‘Atlanta Dream$’ is about Strip Clubs in Atlanta … more

Berlin Film Society’s Anniversary Membership Offer

The “monthly cinematic experience” and nomadic film screening entity that is The Berlin Film Society have officially been in service for one year. To mark the occasion the collective have launched a membership programme for 2013

Jiro Dreams of Sushi

David Gelb’s beautiful film follows Jiro Ono, an 85 year-old sushi master, the only to gain a coveted Michelin 3-Star rating, on his continuing quest for sushi perfection and the affect this has on his loved ones.

Bring Your Own Beamer

This friday the sleek new space at Platoon will be taken over by a swarm of artist projections with music by Grounded Theory DJs for the second Berlin edition of Bring Your Own Beamer.


Craig Castaldo, nicknamed Radioman for the trademark boom box he wears around his neck, has lived an extraordinary life. As a homeless down-and-out battling with addiction on the mean streets of New York, he offered another bum a swig of his beer. The bum, however, turned out to be Bruce Willis on the set of The Bonfire of the Vanities. Since then, … more

The Holy Mountain at Kater Holzig

If there’s one thing Berlin Film Society seems to succeed at, it’s getting their audience talking about their latest film event. 

‘The Holy Mountain’: Exclusive Film Screening & After Party at Katerholzig

Ended 362 weeks ago

StartFriday, April 20
VenueKater Holzig
Addressmichaelkirchstrasse 22, 10179 Berlin
Facebook Mail Event

An Exclusive Screening of Alejandro Jodorowsky’s controversial cult film (“the scandal of the 1973 Cannes Film Festival”): ‘THE HOLY MOUNTAIN’ The scandal of the 1973 Cannes Film Festival, writer/director Alejandro Jodorowsky’s flood of sacrilegious imagery and existential symbolism in The Holy Mountain is a spiritual quest for enlightenment pitting illusion against truth. The Alchemist (Jodorowsky) assembles together a group of … more


Merkezi is one of Berlin’s alluring and charming hidden delights which you may have heard mentioned and praised but the existence of which you still somewhat doubt. Somewhere concealed within Kotti’s bustling labyrinth of restaurants and bars, you’ll find this peaceful and welcoming locale. Founded in September last year by Hannes Budweg & Mark Pennock, Merkezi is a recent addition to Berlin’s … more

Nick Zedd’s Cinema of Transgression at KW

KW’s ‘You Killed Me First’ exhibition, which opened over a fortnight ago and runs until 9th April, was ushered in with a talk from Nick Zedd, filmmaker and founder of the Cinema of Transgression.

Future Shorts Festival in Berlin

The newly formed Berlin Film Society will be premièring the Spring edition of the Future Shorts Festival in Berlin on March 3rd.

An Interview with the Director of Girl Model

Ashley Sabin is co-director and co-producer Girl Model which follows the journey of Nadya, a Russian adolescent girl, from her Siberian village to castings in Japan and back again. Nadya’s future rests in the hands of Ashley Arbaugh, the hard-to-watch American casting agent whose confused monologues and musings on her modelling past shed light on the issues of unresolved insecurities plaguing … more

Dreams of a Life Review

The Berlinale may be over, but for those of you still wanting to get their fix of exciting, inspirational film, the Berlin Film Society is offering film fanatics just that. With screenings, director and cast Q&As and live music performances, they aim to reach out and engage with their audience, offering new perspectives on film with a monthly film event … more