Spielart – New Frequencies

Spielart – New Frequencies

The third week of Spielart is dedicated to the new international voices of the theater. These emerging theater pieces form part of New Frequencies, a little festival inside Spielart. A weekend (from Friday 8th of November to Saturday 9th) full of young promises and surprising performances that you can visit for free or for the cost of one beer or two. These are some of the highlights: Body of Knowledge (Gasteig Black Box). 5 to 7€. This performance invites visitors to talk with teenagers about sex, grief, consent, pain and…

Fotodoks: Festival for Contemporary Documentary Photography

Fotodoks: Festival for Contemporary Documentary Photography

The theme for the seventh Munich edition of Fotodoks is Vis-à-vis, a French expression that means “face to face”. It concentrates on the idea of a neighbor, putting the focus on capitalistic and imperialistic structures. The opening of the exhibition and the festival will be on the 16th of October at 6 pm in Lothringer13 Halle, and it will be an afterparty at Polka Bar with DJ Tanja and DJ Ralf. Apart from an exhibition that will be available until the 24th of November, from the 16th to the 20th…

4 Queer Film Festival München

4 Queer Film Festival München

We have still some things to fight for. Riots are made to get rights and if there is something the LGBT community knows, it is claim justice. The 4 Queer Film Festival München brings some films about riots, struggles, no-gender and other interesting stories about diversity. These are some of the films you can watch in the festival: The Garden Left Behind: Wednesday 16 at 7 pm at HHF – OMDU . A story about a Mexican transgender woman living in NY. Mathias & Maxime: Thursday 17 at 9 pm…

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…

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…

Forward Festival 2019

Forward Festival 2019

Othmar Handl and Lukas Kauer are the Forward Festival founders, which is celebrating five editions this year. Both have many years of experience in the design, communication, and creative field, so the natural step for them was to create an interdisciplinary network some years ago, a meeting point where artists, designers, creatives and communication and marketing professionals had the possibility to interact and interchange some ideas. The Forward magazine, which was launched in March 2018, offers regular insights into the world of design and weekly content in collaboration with current…

Andy Barsekow: “The PULS Open Air is more than just a typical music festival”

Andy Barsekow: “The PULS Open Air is more than just a typical music festival”

On the occasion of the Puls Open Air Festival, taking place from the 30th of May to the 1st of June, we made some questions to Andy Barsekow, the Festival Coordinator. Puls is a radio program of the Bayerische Rundfunk that support new bands and innovative music. Tell us a little about yourself and your role at the Puls Open Air festival. How do you become the festival coordinator? For me, almost everything is about music and the promotion of young bands. That’s why I’m also responsible for the music rotation…

Manic Street Parade

Manic Street Parade

A new edition of the festival Manic Street Parade is here! The Schlachthofviertel, the neighborhood where you can find an old ship in the middle of the city, will be the place where the festival will take place. In this year’s edition, that will take place on 17 and 18 of May, you can make a tour between bars and clubs like Strom, Substanz, Schlachthof, St. Anton, Frisches Bier, Bahnwärter Thiel and the ship above mentioned, commonly known as Alte Utting. One of the highlights of the festival are the…

Munich Creative Business Week

Munich Creative Business Week

From 9 to 17th of March, Munich will be full of design, creativity, and art. The Munich Creative Business Week is not only a huge German design event, but also an opportunity to know about what’s going on in terms of fashion, startups, architecture, street art, and digitalization. Conferences, workshops and network events form part of its extensive programme. Toca Me is one of the events celebrated during this week. One-day journey full of inspiration, covering all fields of analog and digital design, from graphic design, typography and film to…