Underdox Film Festival

Underdox Film Festival

Munich is a film city, and we have always opportunities to watch some auteur cinema, documentaries and films that are not screened in regular cinemas. The international film festival Underdox present experimental and documentary films in this 14th edition from the 10th to the 16th of October. This year, the country’s guest of honor is Mika Taanila, a documentary and experimental filmmaker from Helsinki, with films like Tectonic Plate or Optical Sound. The program includes video art and short films to get inspired. Some of the films of this edition…

7. Chinesisches Filmfest München

7. Chinesisches Filmfest München

From September 29 to October 5, 2019, the Chinesisches Filmfest München will offer exciting and authentic film culture from the land of the Great Wall. The varied program includes blockbusters, arthouse productions, documentaries, and classics that bring insights into a strange and enigmatic country for western eyes. In total, the festival shows 18 films, all of which can be seen in the original version with subtitles, and many are celebrating their German premiere in Munich. These are our recommendations: Thursday 3 October: The Pluto Moment. The film director Zhun Wang…

Exhibition: Horror Vacui

Exhibition: Horror Vacui

According to the philosopher Aristotle, “horror vacui” refers to the “fear of emptiness”. However, in terms of art history, the expression “horror vacui” describes an exuberant artistic work, present mainly in the works of art from the Baroque and Rococo periods. But how do we perceive emptiness? The artist Ivan Paskalev had developed a multimedia installation with the paradoxical intention of answering this philosophical question and visualizing this non-visible space. The glazed foyer of the Referats für Arbeit und Wirtschaft (department for work and business) serves him not only as…

Top Concerts October

Top Concerts October

Wednesday 2nd: Drab Majesty (Ampere). If you like Joy Division or Depeche Mode you are going to love this duo from Los Angeles. Sunday 6th of October: Nouvelle Vague (Muffathalle). The Parisian collective is well-known for making versions of all times pop classics. Sunday 6th: David Hasselhoff (Olympiahalle). We like irony, so we like this man. Maybe doesn’t suit our taste in music, but this would be an authentic show for sure. Monday 7th: Sunn O))) (Backstage). Sunn O))) is more than music, the experimental band explores the boundaries between…

Fantasy Filmfest

Fantasy Filmfest

A new edition of the Fantasy Filmfest is here with more blood, fantastic creatures, zombies, murders and scary situations. From the 11th to the 21st of September you will have the opportunity to watch films like: Riot Girls about a bunch of teenagers in 1995 (Sept. 16 at 2.30 pm) The premiere Come to Daddy with Elijah Wood (Sept. 21st at 6.45 pm) The disturbing science fiction movie Little Joe (Sept. 15 at 4 pm) The comedy Extra Ordinary (Sept. 19 at 8.30 pm), about a series of paranormal events…

Top concerts in September

Top concerts in September

We are back to the routine in the month of the new opportunities. The warm weather still accompanies us, so let’s enjoy it with music! Monday 2nd: Froth (Import Export). Californian lo-fi psychedelia, the perfect combination to start the week. Just chillin Wednesday 11th: Amanda Palmer (Alte Kongresshalle). The feminist artist, former singer of The Dresden Dolls is well known for her incredible shows. Wednesday 11th: Minami Deutsch (Import Export). Krautrock and evocative sounds from Japan. Saturday 14th: Holy Moly & The Crackers (Milla Club). Newcastle’s gypsy rock band as themselves…

Queer Film Festival

Queer Film Festival

From the 26th of August to 2nd of September the Queer Film Festival brings some of the most interesting films about LGBT. Films that tell love stories, about discovering who you are and not being afraid of showing it to the world… All of this is the Queer Film Festival, with movies like: Friday 30 August at 7 pm (City Kinos): Madame Saturday 31st August at 5 pm (City Kinos): Giant Little Ones Saturday 31st August at 7 pm (City Kinos): Wild Nights with Emily Sunday 1st September at 3…

Plans in Munich: From 7th to 11th of August

Plans in Munich: From 7th to 11th of August

7th of August: Concert – 50 years of Embryo (Import Export). The legendary band from Munich celebrates its 50 anniversary with a concert inviting the Afghan artists Abdul Samad Habibi and Parviz Ayan. Before, the documentary Embryo der Film – A journey of Music and Peace will be shown. The event begins at 5.30 pm. Donations are welcome. 8th of August: Exhibition – Zugang für Alle (Pinakothek der Moderne). Guided tour in English through the exhibition Zugang für Alle, about Brasil and its architecture. If you want to assure your…

Top Concerts August

Top Concerts August

Thursday 1st: Whitney Rose (Unter Deck). Rose holds the prize and it’s a mix of 60s Country sounds, Texas Honky Tonk, Nashville Sound and Memphis Soul. A must! Thursday 1st – Sunday 18th: Theatron Musiksommer. Free festival with Floating Nutshells, Young Chinese Dogs, Angela Aux, and many others. Friday 2nd: Booka Shade (Pacha). The electronic music duo is visiting Munich to make us dance hits like M.A.N.D.Y. or Body Language. Sunday 4th: Roberto Bianco & Die Abbrunzati Boys (Backstage) Saturday 10th: NOFX (Backstage). Just a sentence: Legendary punk band from…

double trouble / double grins / is it so with / twins

double trouble / double grins / is it so with / twins

                                                Are twins connected in a special way? Can they fell what their sibling is feeling at the same time? What is like share exactly the same facial features? How do you feel when you can see yourself but in another person? What about individuality? All these questions form part of the fact of being twins and are the starting point for the exhibition double trouble/ double…