Shanghai Heaven

Shanghai Heaven

An exhibition in Mindpirates Projektraum

Friday, May 2 — Saturday, June 1
Mindpirates Projektraum (Schlesische Str. 37)

In the exhibition Shanghai Heaven Mindpirates imagine the world of Shanghai’s youth in artistic collaborations with some of the most exciting up-and-coming local artists and musicians.

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Chapel Perilous IV

Saturday, July 26
20:00 — Mindpirates Vereinsheim

WELCOME TO THE GORGE OF ETERNAL PERIL – where nothing is true and everything is permitted.
Chapel Perilous is an intimate gathering curated by Alex Moon-Age, showcasing a potpourri of performance, audio oddities, art and film projection, engaging the intimacy of the Mindpirates Vereinsheim.
Music: Stefana Fratila (Canada), Moonbow (UK),V with noise piece Black Vomit Black Blood (DE), Teak (DE)
Performance/ Installation: Rebecca Halls, Michał Andrysiak
DJs: Antochrist and Casio, Alex Moon-Age, Moonfang

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Ciné Club: The Happiness of the Katakuris

A film by Takashi Miike
Wednesday, July 23
20:00 — Mindpirates Vereinsheim

Japan, 2001, 113 min
It’s hot, everybody is feeling crazy, come enjoy this marvelous gem of a absurdist splatter musical (?!) by the great Japanese shock auteur Takashi Miike. きゃーーーー!!!
“such a feat of highly demented cinematic imagination simply must be seen.” (

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Made in Africa

Screening preview

Friday, July 25  
20:00 — Mindpirates Auditorium

Made in Africa is a feature-length documentary about African digital innovation culture – it will break with clichés and let the viewer experience a side of Africa they have never seen before. What do you think of when you hear the phrase “Made in Africa”? Safaris? Massai walking into the sunset? Wooden masks and big colourful prints? Refugee camps and famine? Diamond mines and child soldiers? In the past, Africa has been portrayed as the lost continent, the dark continent, a continent ridden by crisis and dependent on aid. Positive stories from Africa have been mostly limited to adventure stories, tribal fantasies and sunset-safaris – Africa is much more!

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Ciné Club: The Saddest Music in the World

A film by Guy Maddin
Wednesday, July 16 20:00
— Mindpirates Vereinsheim

An unclassifiable and unexpected gem from the director of the eerie and haunting, breathtakingly gorgeous Tales of the Gimli Hospital, Archangel and CarefulThe Saddest Music in the World (2003) is a bizarre enthralling musical comedy starring the inimitable and riveting Isabella Rosellini and Maria de Medeiros, based on an original screenplay by Kazuo Ishiguro (The Remains of the Day, Never Let Me Go). Read on...


Mindpirates Livingroom

Broken Heart Surgery with:
Zana T. Bunker & Zuberflute

Friday, July 18
21:00 – Mindpirates Vereinsheim

Join Zana T. Bunker & Zuberflute for a wild sonic ride through space and time in our Vereinsheim.

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Ciné Club: Sita Sings the Blues

A film by Nina Paley Wednesday, July 7 20:00 — Mindpirates Vereinsheim “The Greatest Break-Up Story Ever Told.” “astonishingly original” – Roger Ebert Read on...


Mindpirates Livingroom

Friday, July 4
21:00 — Mindpirates Vereinsheim

Join us in the Mindpirates Vereinsheim for a cosy relaxed night with Ralf Schmerberg on the decks.

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