Babylon Berlin: Note on the use of Ruttmann’s abstract movies

The TV series Babylon Berlin, which portrays the criminal, economical and political milieus of Berlin at the end of the 1920s, uses abstract cinema from the early 1920s for its closing credits. The material is by Walter Ruttmann, who also showed it in 1925 in a film matinee of the socialist Novembergruppe called “Der absolute…

Berlin Feminist Film Week 2016.

Short note: I was planning to make a short post yesterday concerning the Berlin Feminist Film week but it didnt work out.This year the festival is taking place from 8th to 14th of March 2016 in various venues around Berlin.  Keep an eye out for the program and find the stuff on facebook. Several good films…