Public Screening #05: Ingo Kratisch: Logik des Gefühls, January 11, 2018, Arsenal

January 11, 2018
7:00 pm
Arsenal, Kino 2

At the 12th International Forum of New Cinema in 1982, Ingo Kratisch was represented by two films – as a cameraman on Harun Farocki’s “Etwas wird sichtbar” (Before your Eyes – Vietnam) and as director and editor of LOGIK DES GEFÜHLS (Logic of Emotion) (Screenplay: Jutta Sartory). In a poetic text, Cäzilia Gall writes: “The main protagonist is Georg, lovesick, for whom there is nothing more to portray. People, whom he meets. They are like extras on the empty planks of his heart: ‘The Traveller’, ‘The Poet’, ‘The Lover’, ‘The Gambler’, ‘The Deranged One’, ‘The Man in the Port’ and others. And the plot: “What happens? Nothing much. […] Where is it set? In an in-between space, between lost love and a coming love. Winter. Berlin. 1981. Anna has separated from Georg. Silence.”

Starring Farocki as “The Deranged One”.

Logik des Gefühls
Dir: Ingo Kratisch
Script and assistance: Jutta Sartory
FRG 1981
with Rüdiger Vogler, Daphne Moore, Grischa Huber, Sabine Andreas, Hanns Zischler
35 mm 98 min

Ingo Kratisch and Jutta Sartory will be present as Arsenal’s guests.

More info here (Informationsblatt des 12. Internationalen Forum des Jungen Films): PDF

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