Retrospective: FILM AS A SUBVERSIVE ART 2021
Birgit Kohler is co-director of Arsenal – Institute for Film and Video Art in Berlin. From 2002 to 2019, she was a member of the Berlinale Forum selection committee, and as interim director she was responsible for the section’s main program in 2019. Her curatorial projects, publications and teaching focus primarily on contemporary documentary filmmaking and a wide range of artistic positions in contemporary international cinema. Most recently, she published Spielarten des Dokumentarischen – Politik und Ästhetik im Kino von Anja Salomonowitz, in: Isabella Reicher (ed.): Eine eigene Geschichte. Frauen Film Österreich seit 1999 (Sonderzahl, 2020).