Janina Möbius

DENNOCH! – Zur Lage der freien Künste

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Moderation: Margarita Tsomou


German phonetic language /  German subtitles /  English phonetic language /  English subtitles /  approx. 180 mins.

The independent performing arts continue to be affected by crises in particular ways. In order to support artists from this field, the Performing Arts Fund launched and funded about 25 laboratories between May and August 2022, ranging from puppetry, object theatre and music theatre to dance, performance and drama to theatre in public spaces and contemporary circus. This film documents the artistic work and research of these (also online) laboratories spread across the Federal Republic of Germany in times of social transformation. Perspectives of Danny Banany, Mable Preach, Mieke Matzke, Simone Dede Ayivi, Stefan Kaegi, Susanne Schuster and others are made visible on the big screen, and numerous curators and artistic directors from various production venues and festivals have their say, among them HAU Hebbel am Ufer. “DENNOCH! – Zur Lage der freien Künste” (NEVERTHELESS! – On the State of the Independent Arts) shows the polyphony of aesthetics, practices and places and combines them into a common language.


Script & direction: Janina Möbius / Camera: Ralf Ilgenfritz, Michael Weihrauch, Lorenz Haarmann, Michael Schaff / Sound: Ralf Weber / Editing: Michael Weihrauch / Graphic design: Stefanie Saghri / Music: Victor Gangl / Colour grading & mixing: Ralf Ilgenfritz / Production assistance: Marlene Düvell, Tara Höfer / Producer: Bertram Zacharias, Nalan Kahriman / Production manager: Irene Höfer / Editors: Marie Deuflhard, Steffen Klewar, Sebastian Köthe, Elisabeth Wellershaus

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    Sat 21.1.2023, 18:00 / HAU1


Presented in cooperation with Fonds Darstellende Künste. A film by Janina Möbius. Production: Medea Film Factory as a commission by Fonds Darstellende Künste. Funded by: the Federal Government Commissioner for Culture and the Media as part of NEUSTART KULTUR.


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