Cinema Season — "Postwar: Art Between the Pacific and the Atlantic, 1945–1965"

Film screening 14.10.16 – 26.03.17

Curated by distinguished scholar and curator Mark Nash, this cinema season presents a series of tightly contextualized vignettes that explore the work of cutting-edge auteurs from India, Japan, Italy, France, Senegal, Brazil, Poland, China, former Yugoslavia, Egypt, the Netherlands, and the former USSR. The program offers insights into Postwar Atomic Cinema, French New Wave, Italian Neo-Realism, Cinema Novo, and Black Wave and, amongst cinematic movements through thematic, genre, and monographic surveys.

Every Sunday from 12 to 8 pm in our auditorium, two or three films accompanying the exhibition "Postwar: Art Between the Pacific and the Atlantic, 1945–1965" will be screened.

Program on Sunday, 20.11.16

Nagisa Oshima, Night and Fog in Japan, 1960, 103 mins, Japanese with German subtitles, FSK 12

Akira Kurosawa, Rashomon, 1950, 85 mins, Japanese with German subtitles, FSK 16

Akira Kurosawa, Seven Samurai, 1955, 201 mins, Japanese with German subtitles, FSK 16  


Previous screenings


Program on Sunday, 13.11.16

Satyajit Ray, Pather Panchali (Apus Weg ins Leben: Auf der Strasse), (1955), 115 mins, Bengali with German subtitles, FSK 12

Satyajit Ray, Aparajito (Apus Weg ins Leben: Der Unbesiegbare), (1956), 115 mins, Bengali with German subtitles,  FSK 12

Satyajit Ray, Apur Sansar (Apus Weg ins Leben: Apus Welt), 1959, 101 mins, Bengali with German subtitles, FSK 12   


Program on Sunday, 6.11.16

Roberto Rossellini, Deutschland im Jahre Null (1948), 78 mins, German, FSK 123pm

Roberto Rossellini, Paisa (1946), 121 mins, Italian/German/English with English subtitles, FSK 12

Roberto Rossellini, Rom, offene Stadt, (1945), 93 mins, Italian with German subtitles, FSK 12

Sunday, 30.10.2016

Stanley Kubrick, Dr. Strangelove or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb, 1964, 94 min. English with German subtitles, FSK 16

Chris Marker, La Jetée, 1962. 28min. English, FSK 15; William Asher, The 27th day, 1957. 75 min. English FSK6

William Asher, The 27th day (1957), 75 Min., English, FSK 6

Ishiro Honda, Gojira, 1954. 96 min., Japanese with German subtitles, FSK12


Sunday, 23.10.16 

12 pm
Stanley Kramer, Judgment at Nuremberg (1961), 179 Min., English with German subtitles, FSK 12

3:30 pm
Alain Resnais, Hiroshima mon amour (1959), 91 Min., French with English subtitles, FSK 12

5 pm
Sergei Eisenstein, Ivan the Terrible /Part 2 (1958), 82 Min., German, FSK 16


Free entry with exhibition ticket


Renato Guttuso, Boogie Woogie, 1953, Museo di Arte Moderna e Contemporanea di Trento e Rovereto, Trento e Rovereto

Stretch your view

Stretch your view


Postwar / Trailer

The trailer gives an impression of the extensive exhibition and the works on view. In eight dramatic chapters, the exhibition guides visitors through the first 20 years following the end of World War II. MORE

Picture Gallery


Postwar: Art Between the Pacific and the Atlantic, 1945–1965 - Exhibition Guide


Film screening

Film program "A History"

In the context of the exhibition every Saturday ­films from the Centre Pompidou collection will be shown. MORE

Film screening

Film program: "Joana Hadjithomas & Khalil Joreige"

The exhibition includes an extensive film program: films are presented every Saturday from 12-6 pm in Haus der Kunst's auditorium. MORE

Film screening

Kôshikei [Death by Hanging]


Film series dedicated to the topic of "living in the diaspora", as part of the exhibition series "Der Öffentlichkeit – Von den Freunden Haus der Kunst". Introduction: Suh Kyungsik MORE

Teachers’ Guide

Teachers’ Guide for the exhibition “Postwar: Art between the Pacific and the Atlantic, 1945-1965”. MORE


Postwar / exhibition film

The video allows a closer look at the works in the exhibition and its structure, commented by the three co-curators of the exhibition, Okwui Enwezor, Katy Siegel and Ulrich Wilmes. MORE


Amar Kanwar

08.10 – 09.11.08

In his 19-part film essay Amar Kanwar deals in a direct, elliptical and metaphorical way with the fight for a democratic society, with political exile, memory and alienation. MORE


"Postwar – Art between the Pacific and the Atlantic, 1945-1965"

21.05 – 24.05.14

Convened at Haus der Kunst in collaboration with the Tate Modern in 21-24 May, 2014, the "Postwar — Art between the Pacific and Atlantic, 1945-1965" conference is an attempt to reconsider and re-examine the two decades following World War II. MORE


Apichatpong Weerasethakul

20.02 – 17.05.09

The stories by the award-winning Thai filmmaker Apichatpong Weerasethakul are based on myths and memories. "Primitive" is a multi-part project that deals with reincarnation and transformation. MORE