Zimmer’s Weekly 6 – 12 Nov 11

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אפשר עוד להספיק       

היום, שישי 4.11 משעה 17:00
Opioids + Suicidal Furnitures
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מחר, שבת 5.11 משעה 20:00

צימר בר
תתקלט עתר יובל
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יום ראשון        6.11           21:00
     
מועדון הקולנוע הדוקומנטארי
בהנחיית אוהד מילשטיין מציג:


 ישראל מדוע Pourquoi Israël מאת קלוד לנדסמן (1973)

סרטו הראשון של קלוד לנדמסן מציג את ישראל 25 שנים לאחר היוסדה.
קפסולת זמן הנודדת בין נקודת מבטם המשתנה של תושביה.
מהגרים גרמניים, עובדי נמל, שוטרים, אנשיי רוח,  ואסירים, כולם חגים סביב האופוריה בה הייתה שרוייה ישראל ערב פרוץ מלחמת יום כיפור.

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יום שני           7.11           21:00

 ג'וני ברוגז
מקליטים את אלבומם החדש

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יום שלישי       8.11           21:00

Farthest South – Live Jam
מסע מוזיקלי אל הדרום הרחוק ביותר

רן לב ארי – תופים
ברי ברקו –  גיטרה חשמלית
יאיר עציוני – באס+אלקטרוניקה
ליאור אשכנזי – אלקטרוניקה
יאיר יונה – גיטרה סלייד

סיון ציימר – ויזואלז

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יום חמישי     10.11            21:00

עדיה גודלבסקי
עמוס אלקנה
יעל ברולסקי
דן וינשטיין

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יום שישי         11.11           16:00

הקרנה מיוחדת

Tie Xi – West of the Tracks – Wang Bing
יצירה דוקומנטארית חריגה של יוצר הסרטים העצמאי Wang Bing
הסרט שאורכו כ 9 וחצי שעות עוקב במשך כשנתיים אחר תהליך ההתפרקות של אזור התעשייה Tie Xi, סגירת המפעלים, הרס השכונות הסובבות, והאובדן של דרך חיים שלמה של הפועל הסיני.

ההקרנה תהיה רציפה ותכלול שתי הפסקות בין שלושת חלקי הסרט
(פרטים מלאים על הסרט ולינק יו-טיוב למטה)

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יום שבת            12.11         20:00

צימר בר

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הגדוד העיברי 5

Tie Xi – West of the Tracks
Wang Bing

Tie Xi is a massive industrial complex in northeastern China's Shenyang province. Built during the Japanese occupation of China and restructured with Soviet support after World War II, it is the country's oldest and largest manufacturing center. From the postwar period to the 1980s, the thriving factories employed more than a million workers, but like other state-run industries they began their collapse in the early 1990s.

In West of the Tracks, filmmaker Wang Bing documents the slow, inevitable death of an obsolete manufacturing system. Between 1999 and 2001 he meticulously filmed the lives of the last factory workers, a class of people once promised glory during the Chinese revolution. Now trapped by economic change, the workers become deeply moving film heroes in this modern epic. The film is an engrossing portrait of Chinese society in transition. Cahiers du Cinema compares Wang Bing to the great Russian writers and calls his film "a masterful production, an open file on realism." West of the Tracks "opens up a new and radical era in cinematography." 

Rust (244 minutes)

With his DV camera, Wang Bing accompanies the few remaining foundry employees at the last furnace as they go about their working activities. Bankruptcy appears inevitable, and from the internal workings of the factory to the employee's lounge, Wang Bing traces a fascinating portrait of a dying way of life. 

Remnants (178 minutes)

Rainbow Row is shantytown that was constructed in 1930 to house the laborers of the Tie Xi district. The area used to be known as Handmaiden's Grave, and now its residents are faced with unemployment and unpaid salaries. A young man scours the local fairgrounds after a lottery event, looking for discarded winning tickets. In the Winter, trash and snow pile up in the streets. 17-year-old Bobo and his friends spend their time at the Lucky Swan market, thinking up schemes to get dates, and money. Young children collect cans while an old woman hawks tofu. On Summer evenings, men gather outside of their houses to play cards and mahjong.

It is announced that Rainbow Row will be demolished to make way for a private development. Everyone has to leave within the month. Residents are angry and confused. The streets are filled with possessions for sale as most people prepare to move, salvaging whatever they can take with them. The proprietor of the Lucky Swan Market watches as city workers cut the power lines for good. The bustling neighborhood gradually empties, until Rainbow Row is a ghost town, covered in snow and empty of all but a few families.

Rails (132 minutes)

A system of freight railways carries raw materials and finished goods in and out of Shenyang. Lingering snow and smoke create an oppressive atmosphere, and there are few signs of life as the trains make their way through the maze of nearly-abandoned factories. Workers do their jobs mechanically, passing the time with gossip, cards, and cigarettes. Gathering coal to heat the freezing break room is a major concern. Like many others, Old Du is concerned about his family's future. He and his teenaged son live uneasily, afraid of being evicted from their tiny apartment.

Spring brings a short relief from the harsh weather, and now instead of snow, weeds cover the tracks. Rail workers relax in shorts. An argument flares up between a worker and one of the bosses, but things settle down into the regular rhythm of running the trains. Autumn comes around, and searching for scrap metal in the freight yards is a popular way to earn extra money. Old Du and his son have moved. For the 2001 Chinese New Year, he lights a single firework in the field next to his house. Friends come for drinks and a steaming hot meal, and the conversation turns to cynicism about love and marriage, as everyone helps make a batch of dumplings.

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