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Laser Poodle | DJ Fellow

23:00 Dance the night away with Lazer Poodle and DJ Fellow

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DJ BATTLE

21:00 Musical shoot-out with Marek Korczynski, DJ Fellow and Blodfet & DJ Lonely

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Rhythms Of Our Labour: Music, Work and Capitalism

19:00 Marek Korczynski on the relation between music and work

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Artist in Residence: Bureau of Melodramatic Research

Impakt is happy to welcome the Bureau of Melodramatic Research (Alina Popa and Irina Gheorghe). The Impakt Festival 2013: Capitalism Catch-22 (30 October to 3 […]

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Continuity – Omer Fast

Continuity – Omer Fast (Germany 2012 | 41:00 min) A young soldier returns from a tour of Afghanistan. Omer Fast’s much lauded film tells the […]

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Let’s Face it (Extravios Mentales) – Miguel Jara

Let’s Face it (Extravios Mentales) – Miguel Jara (Mexico 2013 | 08:00 min) Jara, a mathematician and artist created a psychedelic animation in which odd […]

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Suchy Pion – Wojciech Bakowski

Suchy Pion – Wojciech Bakowski (Poland 2012 | 12:10 min) Abstract images and fictional objects are furnished with Bakowski’s deeply personal associations and anecdotes. In […]

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Erdős-Bacon number – Jessica Tsang

Erdős-Bacon number – Jessica Tsang (UK 2012 | 13:42 min) Let’s explain: a Bacon number indicates the amount of film roles that separate an actor […]

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TRIANGLE – Grace Nayoon Rhe

TRIANGLE – Grace Nayoon Rhe (USA 2012 | 06:07 min) A curious figure derails daily routine. Psychological tension mounts and then explodes.

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A Few Extra Copies – Bobby Abate

A Few Extra Copies – Bobby Abate (USA 2012 | 09:33 min) On 22 January 1987, Pennsylvania’s state treasurer Budd Dwyer, who was convicted of […]

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Mother – Martin Skauen

Mother – Martin Skauen (Germany 2012 | 03:00 min) Somewhere between beat poetry and comedy ‘Slideshow Johnny’ can be found: a darkly surreal portrait of […]

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Restless Leg Saga – Shana Moulton

Restless Leg Saga – Shana Moulton (USA 2012 | 07:24 min) The pharmaceutical industry’s marketing machines differ little from New Age-like self-help methods. A new […]

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Return to the World of Dance – Dan Boord

Return to the World of Dance – Dan Boord (USA 2011 | 07:00 min) An instructional video for everyone who loves dance, but is confused […]

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Refusnik – Butler Brothers, John Butler

Refusnik – Butler Brothers, John Butler (UK 2013 | 08:00 min) An infomercial about the latest technological developments which can compensate for man’s inadequacy.

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From Brazil to Impakt 2013/2014: Call for Residency Applications LabMIS

>> PLEASE NOTE: THIS CALL IS CLOSED<< For the the third time around, Impakt is glad to collaborate with LabMIS in organizing a two-way residency […]

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The White Coat Phenomenon – Kristin Reeves

The White Coat Phenomenon – Kristin Reeves (USA 2012 | 02:50 min) The human body often harbours dark secrets. Clinical and psychological methods to discover […]

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The Invisible World – Jesse McLean

The Invisible World – Jesse McLean (USA 2012 | 20:15 min) Mysteries such as hoarding, the emotional value of objects and the human capacity to […]

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Der fremde Fotograf und die Einsamkeit – Willy Hans

Der fremde Fotograf und die Einsamkeit – Willy Hans (Germany 2012 | 05:21 min) Thierry asks Isabelle for directions and a date. She agrees. A […]

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The Amateur Scientist – Tom Sherman

The Amateur Scientist – Tom Sherman (Canada 2012 | 05:53 min) Conspiracy theories about the government suppressing scientific information leads an amateur to conduct old-fashioned, […]

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A Holy Order – Ben Fain

A Holy Order – Ben Fain (USA 2012 | 19:34 min) Locations: a family-oriented parade in Chicago; Facebook; an ambulance and a car wash. An […]

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Coffins – Kelman Duran en Hyesung Moon

Coffins – Kelman Duran en Hyesung Moon (USA 2012 | 19:06 min) Even when removed from civilisation, man cannot escape capitalism’s structures. A portrait of […]

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Visiting Joint Surveillance Area – Tae Eun Kim

Visiting Joint Surveillance Area – Tae Eun Kim (South Korea | 05:55 min) The Korean film Joint Security Area (2000) was shot in the deserted […]

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This Lemon Tastes of Apple – Hiwa K

This Lemon Tastes of Apple – Hiwa K (Iraq 2011 | 06:15 min) Survivors of the massive gas attack in Northern Iraq in 1988 say […]

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The Verdict – Ðuro Gavran

The Verdict – Ðuro Gavran (Croatia 2013 | 11:20 min) Sixteen years after the war, a few thousand people gather in Zagreb to watch the […]

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Zima – Christina Picchi

Zima – Christina Picchi (Russia 2013 | 12:07 min) How do you manage to survive the merciless climate in Siberia where man and nature are […]

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She That Comes From the Green Forest, On a Tuesday – Silvia Martes

She That Comes From the Green Forest, On a Tuesday – Silvia Martes (The Netherlands 2013 | 07:07 min) The atmosphere of this personal collage […]

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Unboxing Eden – Neozoon

Unboxing Eden – Neozoon (Germany 2013 | 04:54 min) A YouTube collage about snake owners and the online reports of their love of reptiles. There […]

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Nature House Inc. – Nick Jordan

Nature House Inc. – Nick Jordan (UK 2013 | 06:12 min) A nesting box builder in a small town in the Midwest is thriving thanks […]

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Harvest – Chaja Hertog & Nir Nadler

Harvest – Chaja Hertog & Nir Nadler (The Netherlands 2012 | 10:04 min) An odd event in an olive grove: one of the trees starts a […]

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The Tiger’s Mind – Beatrice Gibson

The Tiger’s Mind – Beatrice Gibson (UK 2012 | 23:00 min) A conceptual detective film against the backdrop of a remote, modernist villa. Six characters, […]

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Heather’s Dream – Stefanie Schneider

Heather’s Dream – Stefanie Schneider (Germany 2012 | 15:08 min) Surreal events shot using Polaroids and Super-8 film. A doctor (Udo Kier) receives Heather in […]

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Transitio Festival Mexico City 20-29 September

The outcome of the European Media Arts Residency Exchange in collaboration with Mexican partners Centro Multimedia del Centro National de las Artes Mexico City & […]

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Impakt Abroad: NCCA Kaliningrad 20-22 October

Impakt will host an elaborate presentation at the Russian National Center for the Contemporary Arts, NCCA, Kaliningrad on 20 and 21 October. The presentation will […]

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Artist in Residence: Marika Troili

From early September onwards, we are hosting Artist in Residence Marika Troili from Sweden at the Impakt Headquarters. She was  invited through Benjamin Fallon, curator […]

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Impakt Abroad: Bandits-Mages Rencontres 2013

This year, Bandits-Mages’s festival Rencontres takes place form 13-16 November, in Bourges (France). Impakt will present a screening program with highlights of past programs. See […]

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Impakt Abroad: OK Video Jakarta 2013

Impakt is pleased to be part of a guest screening event in the Indonesian festival OK Video, taking place in Jakarta from 5 – 15 […]

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26 September: Psychology of the Crash

Double, triple and quadruple dips seem to characterize the current state of European economies. As such, the economic system appears to be in a permanent […]

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