Dok.fest meets MCBW

Dok.fest meets MCBW

The most creative week of the year, the Munich Creative Business Week (MCBW) host different activities in its program. On the occasion, the documentary festival Dok.fest has organized different screenings of two documentaries about design. The film Konstantin Grcic – Design is Work, directed by Gereon Wetzel, shows the process and planning of Grcic exhibition at the Pinakothek der Moderne Munich and the famous furniture fair “Salone” in Milan, showing all the facets of this brave industrial designer. Another film you can watch this week is Vom Bauen der Zukunft…

Documentary: Embryo – A Journey Of Music And Peace

Documentary: Embryo – A Journey Of Music And Peace

The last month we could saw the legendary band Embryo playing with the newcomers Karaba at Milla Club. This week we will know more about this Munich band founded in 1969 thanks to the documentary Embryo – A Journey Of Music And Peace. Michael Wehmeyer, the keyboardist of the band, had been recording videos for so many years about their performances around the world, mainly in Asia and Africa. The most famous Munich’s krautrock band had been playing with artists like Fela Kuti, Ravi Shankar, Trilok Gurtu, Charlie Marano or Mal…

A Brief History of Time: The biography of Stephen Hawking

A Brief History of Time: The biography of Stephen Hawking

As you probably know, Stephen Hawking passed away last week. One of the most brilliant minds of our times made science available for everybody. Due to his medical condition, an amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), he was unable to move and prostate in a wheelchair. This situation, his great spirit of overcoming and his theories of black holes and relativity made him probably the most famous astrophysicist of the last decades. Errol Morris‘ documentary, A Brief History of Time, explores the life of Stephen Hawkings as a scientist, but also as…

David Lynch – The art life

David Lynch – The art life

Everybody knows that David Lynch is a genius. A one-of a kind director with an incredible imagination and an impressive personality that has influenced many other directors and artists. But what about the man behind David Lynch? How was his childhood? How he ended up being one of the most cult directors of all times? The documentary David Lynch – The Art Life, explores the artistic roots of the creator, from his first years of life in a small town to his adult life in Philadelphia. *The film is in…

Expedition Happiness

Expedition Happiness

Happiness: the eternal search. The description of happiness depends on the person with who we are talking. For some people, it has to do with money and material things, for others, it has to do with travel in the most adventurous meaning of the word. Expedition Happiness is a documentary about the trip around America made by Felix, his girlfriend Mogli, and his dog Rudi. Travelling from Alaska to Argentina, they see glaciers, deserts and all kinds of animals. 100 minutes of pure adventure! *Please note that the film will be in…

Underground Filmfest

Underground Filmfest

Little stories sometimes are big. That happens with short films, usually made by amateurs as their first movie, and by famous directors just to have fun. In any case, this pieces of art are not showed as blockbusters in a regular cinemas, so you have to take the chance of watch them in festivals or in other rare occasions. (The Sons of Mapes is one of the films that will be shown at the festival) This weekend you will have the opportunity of see a selection of short and feature…

Opening of Viehhof Kino’s season

Opening of Viehhof Kino’s season

The summer is almost here! The Viehhof Kino open air space offers every year, outdoor cinema and cultural program, that includes concerts and art. This season, we will watch films like Europe, she loves, Janis: Little girl blue, Love & Mercy or The salesman, to name a few. And we will listen to the music of Eliza, Monostars, Gurdan Thomas, or Zofia & The Wildfire. Documentaries, author cinema, music films and all kinds of music, from post-rock to folk, and more. For the opening party, they choose to show the film This is Atomic Love, about…