Owning Our City
Wednesday, 15.08.2018, 8pm
“Participation” and “cooperative planning” have become standard tools of urbanism nowadays. Still, can we – as potential users – truly appropriate the city on our own terms? This movies night is showing different approaches to the rights of citizens on the urban space. This evening is the third screening night of Architektur.Film.Sommer.2018. and will present 2 long movies and 1 short film. “Wessen Stadt?” is a german film with english subtitles. The Ukrainian short movie “To the table” will be played in original language with english subtitles. The german movie “Niemandsland” will be played in original language. All films are produced in 2017.
GER 2017, 54:00 min, OV with engl. subtitles,
D: Hans Christian Post
The film covers the architectural controversy in Berlin of the 1990s, and traces its impact to this day. Can the city remain a city for everybody?
To the Table
UKR 2017, 13:52 min, OV with engl. subtitles,
D: Anna Dobrova
Niemandsland – Über die Zukunt einer verlassenen Stadt
82:00 min, german OV,
D: Philipp Kohl & Donnie Schoenemond
Following the withdrawal of the US military, new life is to breathed into the empty Benjamin Franklin Village: a new district for Mannheim that does not extinguish the old is being planned by MVDR with the participation and input of the local residents.