There are no winners in a war

Niemandsland (the Aftermath) ** (Two Stars) Opening: April 11, 2019 Directed by: James Kent Writing Credits: Anna Waterhouse, Joe Shrapnel Principal Actors: Keira Knightley, Jason Clarke, Alexander Skarsgård Hamburg, in fall 1946: The Allies have split Germany and the city on the Alster is under British control. Rachel (Keira Knightley) is traveling to Germany to…

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Charles Dickens – The Man Who Invented Christmas

Opening: November 22 USA 2017 Directed by: Bharat Nalluri Writing Credits: Susan Coyne, Les Standiford Principal Actors: Dan Stevens, Mark Schrier, Patrick Joseph Byrnes, Christopher Plummer Charles Dickens (Dan Stevens), celebrated author of Oliver Twist, is rattled after three major flops in 1843.  To secure his opulent lifestyle in his big mansion and 5 children,…

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68 – Pop and Protest

Museum für Kunst und Gewerbe Through March 17, 2019 Steintorplatz 20099 Hamburg http://www.mkg-hamburg.de We didn’t start the fire… Dr. Carsten Brosda, Hamburg Senator for Culture and Media to Hamburg, used Billy Joel’s chorus of his ´89 smashing hit single to introduce the newest exhibition of the Museum für Kunst und Gewerbe(MKG), 68 – Pop and…

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Anita Rée – Hamburger Kunsthalle

Anita Rée Hamburger Kunsthalle http://www.hamburger-kunsthalle.de/en Through Feb 04 2018   I remember clearly the moment that I first laid eyes on Anita Rée, or rather her self-portrait (Selbstbildnis, 1930; Oil on Canvas, 66 x 60,8 cm; Hamburg Kunsthalle) in the Hamburg Kunsthalle, a couple of years ago one rainy Sunday afternoon. The melancholic colors, the…

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