Public Screening #13: A RUSTLING OF LEAVES: INSIDE THE PHILIPPINE REVOLUTION, dir. Nettie Wild, May 16, 2019, Arsenal Cinema
Public Screening — the Harun Farocki Institut presents:
In accordance with the condition that the “public screening” format be used for first encounters with films and their Arsenal archive prints (and in keeping with a small tradition on feminist and ethnological films within the program), the Harun Farocki Institute presents A RUSTLING OF LEAVES: INSIDE THE PHILIPPINE REVOLUTION (Nettie Wild, Canada 1988). The director placed her work within complex political constellations, in the triangle of participatory observation, partisan engagement and radical ethnography. Her first longer film is set between the fronts of the 1980s revolution in the Philippines, which escalated in 1986 when Corazon Aquino became the first woman to accede to power in the country. The film was shown in the Berlinale Forum of 1989 and received global attention. That’s as much or as little as we know at the moment.
A Rustling of Leaves: Inside the Philippine Revolution
Canada, 1988, 16 mm, 112 min, OV/GeS
Public Screening – The Harun Farocki Institut presents
Thursday, May 16, 2019, 7pm
Location: Kino 2, Arsenal – Institut für Film und Videokunst e.V.
Potsdamer Strasse 2, 10785 Berlin