Meret – Seven Deaths of a Bird

Meret – Seven Deaths of a Bird


This film is an intimate and surreal journey through the torn heart of a passion- ate women narrated in seven songs. The traumatic ending of her true love throws her into a dark void and a deep numbness. To heal, her pain had to be transformed into music. In the dark recesses of her withdrawn soul, music come to her in her phantasma- gorical psychosis, she hears these songs and sings them.

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Germany Premiere: Last Days of Tacheles

A film by Stefano Casertano

Wednesday, November 12
21:00 — Mindpirates Vereinsheim

We are happy to be able to host the official Germany Premiere of a film about a topic dear to every Berliner – a documentary about the last days of the Tacheles building! The screening will be held in attendance of the director, who spent 1 year living within the international artist’s community to film this documentary, witnessing the end of a real Berlin institution that existed from 1990 to 2013.

=== Discussion / Q&A after the film! ===

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Film Night Special: Under The Skin

A film by Jonathan Glazer

Wednesday, November 5
20:00 — Mindpirates Auditorium

We are delighted to invite you to our first FILM NIGHT SPECIAL, which we are hosting in cooperation with the good folks from NOMADENKINO!

A mysterious woman seduces lonely men in the evening hours in Scotland. Events lead her to begin a process of self-discovery.

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Film Night: Calvaire

A film by Fabrice Du Welz

Wednesday, October 29
21:00 — Mindpirates Vereinsheim

Marc Stevens (Lucas) is a flamboyant Belgian entertainer who tours old people’s homes singing kitsch classics for randy old ladies. On his way to a wedding reception, his car breaks down in a rural backwater, and he is taken in by a seemingly friendly farmer…

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Das Erste Kapitel

Saturday, October 25
23:00 — Mindpirates Vereinsheim 

Walls meant to protect have instead separated and isolated.
Your defenses have kept you apart from those whom you most need to touch.

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Sand Journal

Sand Journal Issue 10 Launch Party

Friday, October 24
20:00 — Mindpirates Vereinsheim

Why is 6 afraid of 7? You guessed it. Because 7 ate 9. And that’s why we’re sticking with 10. Not only is it a safe, non-cannibalistic number, it’s a special number for SAND, as we’re celebrating our 10th birthday on October 24 with another of our hybrid evenings of excellent readings and epic dancing.

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Film Night: Barfly

A film by Barbet Schroeder
Written by Charles Bukowski

Wednesday, October 22
21:00 — Mindpirates Vereinsheim

Henry Chinaski (Rourke) never cared for the American dream, the thought of needing to become ‘something’ and fit into the system disgusts him. He believes that life is free and yours to live like you see fit, and if that in some cases involves copious amounts of whiskey, then so be it.

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Live: Subruto Roy Chowdhury & Sanjib Pal

Sunday, October 19
21:00 — Mindpirates Auditorium

Join us in the Mindpirates Auditorium, for a wonderful concert of sitar player Subroto Roy Chowdhury and tabla player Sanjib Pal.

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