Monday, 13 October 2008
Oct 14th-23:Sax and violins:The Wim Wender Film Fest
"Sex and violence was never really my cup of tea; I was always more
into sax and violins."
Who is Wim Wenders?
Ernst Wilhelm ("Wim") Wenders (born August 14, 1945) is a German film
director, playwright, author, photographer and producer.
After dabbling in medicine,philosophy,painting and finally as an
engraver,Wenders decided to follow his obsession after watching upto 5
movies every day at the local theatre.He joined the University of Film
& Television Munich in 1967 that fall,subsequently as a film critic.
He debuted in the 1960s as part of the New German Cinema with 'Summer
in the City' and earned further honours between 1982-87 at the Venice
Film Festival,Cannes Film Festival,Bavarian Film Awards and Locarno
International Film Festival.
AND this fortnight is the Wim Wenders Film Festival- 6 films across 2
weeks; every tuesday to thursday.
14th- The American Friend(1977)
16th- Wings of Desire(1987)
21st- Notebook on Cities and Clothes(1989)
22nd- Buena Vista Social Club(1999)
23rd- Million Dollar Hotel(2000)
Do contact one of us if you'd like to do an introduction or make a poster!