Anthology Film Archives


January 26 – February 6

As part of our ongoing collaboration with the Goethe-Institut New York, we have organized this series highlighting the extraordinary richness of contemporary German documentary filmmaking. While the selection includes films by several long-established masters of the form – including Ulrike Ottinger, Rosa von Praunheim, and Harun Farocki (all subjects of recent Anthology retrospectives) – we have chosen to highlight films made in the past decade, to emphasize the continuing vitality of the German documentary and the emergence of a new generation of non-fiction filmmakers.

Very special thanks to Juliane Camfield (Goethe-Institut New York), and to Thomas Heise, Volker Koepp, Rosa von Praunheim, David Callahan & Elena Rossi-Snook (NYPL), Lisa Fidyka (Telepool), Sarah Heidel (m-appeal), Jonathan Miller & Livia Bloom (Icarus Films), Angelika Ramlow & Nora Molitor (Arsenal), and Ina Rossow (Deckert Distribution).

Unless otherwise noted, all films are in German with English subtitles.

Please note: Two of the stars of SURVIVAL IN NEW YORK and NEW YORK MEMORIES, Anna Steegmann & Claudia Steinberg, will be here in person on Thursday, January 26th, to introduce both shows and answer questions following SURVIVAL IN NEW YORK.

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