Mindpirates Projektraum reopening

Mindpirates Projektraum reopening

Mindpirates are very happy to announce the reopening of our Projektraum space, at a new location on Schlesische Str. 37. The opening will take place on April 3, 19h, with a new video installation. It is a kaleidoscope reshuffling of our previous video work, a time travel of sorts through the history of Mindpirates in and around our Vereinsheim and Projektraum, various projects and exhibitions, our collaborators, friends and family.

Ciné Club: The Beaver Trilogy

A film by Trent Harris

Wednesday, April 23
20:00 — Mindpirates Vereinsheim

“Of all the films that have ever been or will be, nothing compares to Beaver Trilogy.” (Sundance Film Festival).
An organic cinematic experience which evolved over 18 years from a chance encounter in a parking lot into a complex and haunting filmic masterpiece, Beaver Trilogy resonates with pure emotion rooted in reality but transformed into fiction.

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Sand Journal Launch

Friday, April 25
8:30 — Mindpirates Vereinsheim

What ties you to me and us to them? From loves to lovers, frenemies to BFFs for life, we build relationships in millions of myriad ways: We meet people in parks and bars, grocery stores, support groups, shopping malls, school, dance classes, gym classes, the internet. Sometimes, they’re family. No matter how or why, our relationships help define who we are. Join SAND Journal in celebrating the ties that bind at the Issue 9 launch party, a hybrid evening of readings followed by one of SAND’s (dare we say) legendary dance parties featuring perennial SAND DJ favorites James Falco, WLFGNG, and Linguini.

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Ciné Club: The Wicker Man

A film by Robin Hardy

Wednesday, April 30th
20:00 — Mindpirates Vereinsheim

Part horror, mystery, and yes (kind of) musical, the original The Wicker Man is certainly a must see if you haven’t seen it before. Edward Woodward plays the repressed police officer who is summoned to a remote Scottish island to investigate the disappearance of a schoolgirl. He meets Lord Summerlisle (Christopher Lee), head of a pantheistic clan which worships pagan gods and ancient rituals. Something sinister is obviously going on; it is not hiding in the shadows, but, it turn out, in plain sight.

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Ciné Club: Video Out

Experimental films from the Video Out Archive (Vancouver)

Wednesday, May 7th
20:00 — Mindpirates Vereinsheim

Video Out Distribution is a non-profit, non-exclusive distributor of media art on video to galleries, festivals, educational institution collections and broadcasters nationally and internationally. The primary activity of Video Out is to provide artist driven distribution services that promote the practices of independent media art and earn revenue for independent media artists. In addition, we provide curatorial, exhibition and research support through communication about the videotape collection. The foundation of both these activities is ongoing collection management and preservation activity.

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Ciné Club: The Punk Singer

A film about Kathleen Hannah by Sini Anderson

Sunday, May 18th
20:00 — Mindpirates Vereinsheim

Kathleen Hanna, lead singer of the punk band Bikini Kill and dance-punk trio Le Tigre, rose to national attention as the reluctant but never shy voice of the riot grrrl movement. She became one of the most famously outspoken feminist icons, a cultural lightning rod. Her critics wished she would just shut up, and her fans hoped she never would. So in 2005, when Hanna stopped shouting, many wondered why. Through 20 years of archival footage* and intimate interviews with Hanna, THE PUNK SINGER takes viewers on a fascinating tour of contemporary music and offers a never-before-seen view into the life of this fearless leader.

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