Mein Wunderbares West Berlin (My Wonderful West Berlin)

28 settembre 2017 - ore 15:30

Mein Wunderbares West Berlin (My Wonderful West Berlin)2018-09-01T22:47:40+00:00

Project Description

Mein Wunderbares West Berlin (My Wonderful West Berlin)

di Jochen Hick (Germania, 2017), 97’, v.o. tedesco, sub. italiano

L’immagine attuale di Berlino si basa sulle subculture sovversive della città, emerse originariamente a Berlino Ovest prima della caduta del Muro. La scena queer ha giocato un ruolo importante nella creazione di queste subculture. Le storie e le esperienze di attivisti politici, party-goers, proprietari di club, musicisti, fashion designers e DJ dipingono un quadro vivido della scena gay tra la fine della Seconda Guerra Mondiale e la caduta del Muro.

Mein Wunderbares West Berlin (My Wonderful West Berlin)

by Jochen Hick (Germany, 2017), 97’, v.o. german, sub. Italian

The documentary recounts the lives and struggles of gay men in West-Berlin. Through present-day scenes and never before seen archival footage, a fascinating picture emerges of a city, that today characterizes itself as a dream destination and place of refuge for gays. Today’s hip image of Berlin is based on the city’s vibrant and subversive subcultures, which originally emerged within the grey walls surrounding West Berlin. The queer scene played a major role in creating that subculture, with its sexual diversity and its wild and unconstrained party culture, ranging from notorious clubs to CSD. Many of the scene’s actors, such as the Gay Museum, the Teddy Award, AIDS help organizations, and the queer magazine Siegessäule originated before 1989.