Exclusive Film Screening

Class & Culture Films, in co-operation with the Goethe-Institut, present this exclusive screening of B-Movie: Lust & Sound in West-Berlin, 1979 – 1989, followed by a Q&A with the filmmaker, Mark Reeder!

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B-Movie: Lust & Sound in West-Berlin 1979–1989
Music Documentary, Germany 2015
Directed and produced by Jörg A. Hoppe, Klaus Maeck & Heiko Lange
Featuring Mark Reeder, Gudrun Gut, Westbam, Blixa Bargeld, Nick Cave, Joy Division, Zazie de Paris, Nena, Die Toten Hosen, Der „wahre“ Heino, Einstürzende Neubauten, Die Ärzte, Malaria!, Ideal u.v.a

About the film
The final years of West Berlin’s hedonism and chaos are shown in this unique and beautifully fragmented documentary. For all those who love subculture, rebellion and music, this is a staggering piece of cinema.

Mark guides us through the squats, the parties, the riots and the ten years in Berlin from his arrival in 1979 through to 1989. This is a walled-in Berlin in its final days. A playground and sanctuary for the dispossessed. A sensory visual and auditory overload!

An extraordinarily eclectic and creative character, Mark is a musician, record producer, remixer, DJ, graphic designer and film maker. Originally from Manchester, his clandestine musical career has spanned over more than four decades, from founding member of The Frantic Elevators, with Mick Hucknall (Simply Red), to the German representative for Joy Division and legendary Manchester record label Factory Records from 1978-1983.

Mark has also been a member of synthpop bands Die Unbekannten and Shark Vegas and is an established DJ and remixer for artists such as New Order, Depeche Mode, The Pet Shop Boys, Blank & Jones, John Foxx, Anne Clark and Yello or Die Toten Hosen. He’s DJ’d all over the world – from events in Amsterdam, Turin, Bogota, Stockholm, Vilnius, Taipei, Moscow, Minsk, Beijing and Shanghai, to the Sydney Opera House, and 02 Arena in London for New Order.

For a taster, follow the link below to take a look at the trailer for the film.

Goethe Institute

Book tickets

Last session: Fri 24 May 2024 at 8:00 PM - This event has now passed
Derby Hall @ The Met
£10.84 (inc fees)

Ages 16+ only.

This event is promoted by Class and Culture Films and tickets are available from them.

Please note that this event will now take place in the Derby Hall, and not The Box as originally advertised.

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