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Survival in Berlin-Neukölln

Director: Rosa von Praunheim

D, 2017, 82 min., Color, German with English subtitles, FSK: TBC

Survival-in-Neukolln_web.jpg
 

Survival in Berlin-Neukölln

Director: Rosa von Praunheim

D, 2017, 82 min., Color, German with English subtitles, FSK: TBC

Synopsis

Synopsis

Stefan Stricker, who calls himself Juwelia, runs a gallery in Berlin's Neukölln district. Every weekend he invites people, telling them stories of his life and singign lyrical songs, he wrote with a friedn from Hollywood. Along with Juwelia we meet other residents of Neukölln: Androgynous Cuban singer-dancer Joaquin la Habana, who live with his husband. Syrian singer Enana, who hopes for a liberal life full as a lesbain after fleeing to Berlin. For the last five years the big parts of Neukölln has been hipsterfyed and gentrifyed. Can the real people survive?

 

Credits

Cast and Crew

Director: Rosa von Praunheim

Co-Director: Markus Tiarks

Screenplay: Rosa von Praunheim

Director of Photography: Elfi Mikesch

Film Editor: Mike Shepard

Composer: Juweilia, José Promis, Andreas Wolter, Nova fliegt zum Mond. Felix Raffel, Chor der Geflüchteten, Joaquin la Habana, Feierabend Poetic Cumbia, Inanna Alassar

Sound: Thomas Ladenburger, Markus Tiarks, Oliver Sechting

Producer: Rosa von Praunheim

Co-Producer: Jens Stubenrauch (RBB)

Production Company: Rosa von Praunheim Film

Co-Production Company: Rundfunk Berlin-Brandenburg (RBB)

Distributor: missingFILMs

 

 

Press

Press

 

 

Biography

Biography

Born in Riga in 1942 as Holger Bernhard Bruno Mischwitzky, Rosa von Praunheim became the leading pioneer of German queer and postmodern film. In 1972 his career started with his highly controversial film "It Is Not The Homosexual Who Is Perverse, But The Society In Which He Lives". In 40 years von Praunheim shot over 80 films and sparked an entire school of artistic allegiance as professor at HFF in Babelsberg, dffb, Zürich Art Academy and San Francisco Art Institute, including Julia von Heinz and Axel Ranisch.

 

 

Festivals

Festivals

2017: Filmfest München