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Screenings at Barbur:

“For an Imperfect Cinema”


Thursday 09.02, 21:00

A Film by Erez Pery and Oren Sananes
“For an Imperfect Cinema”

From the film’s promo materials:

“For an Imperfect Cinema” is first of all a collage of frozen images that tries to create an alternative histories to the official hegemonic history of the state of Israel and the entire Western Culture. By producing an images and counter-images, this film tries to call for a social and cultural struggle against the knowledge institutional centers and the current political reign in Israel.

The crew:

  • Producers, directors, screenwriters, photographers, editors: Erez Pery, Oren Sananes.
  • Original soundtrack- Amir Ivgi (theme song “Viki returns home” lyrics: Erez Pery melody: Amir Ivgi.
  • Music: Beethoven – Symphony No.9 ‘Choral’ (Molto vivace), John Coltrane – In a Sentimental Mood, Eddi Vedder, Zohar Argov – Et Dodim Kala, Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan with Eddie Vedder – The Face of Love (Dead Man Walking – the original motion picture soundtrack).
  • Interviews with: Emil (Mimel) Yaron, Yehezkel Kamah.
  • Cast: Erez Pery, 0ren Sananes.

As usual, there will be a talk with the director after the screening. Erez Pery will talk about cinema and civil struggle.

Erez Pery’s article at Hagada Hasmalit


Our friends from Vienna in Barbur, again.


We are happy to have Karin Schneider and Friedemann Derschmidt in Barbur again (actually the first ever event in Barbur was the pocket-exhibition of their Permanent Breakfast project, and the breakfast itself. Tasty.). This time Stefan Nowotny is joining them too.

The calendar of events is as follows:
Tuesday 19:00 07.02
Presentation of the Project Roma Blood and pocket exhibition opening
Gypsy Musicians donate blood to non-Roman musicians.
A statement criticizing the practices of positive racism.
Project webpage

Saturday 20:30 11.02
“Culture Conflict without Culture”
Two think pieces by Stefan Nowotny and Ari Joskowicz followed by an open discussion (and supper…)

Live music at Barbur


Monday 23.01 at 21:00

A concert of Moshe Chouraki
Michael Zakkai, Bass