Film en Iomauna Media GmbH Thu, 30 Oct 2014 13:00:00 GMT Trick of the Light – Arctic Drilling and Cristina Busto The spoken-word folk-electronic duo celebrate the release of their second album The Crone and the Maiden with a live audio-visual performance collaboration with Cristina Busto. Expect poetic, visual, musical madness.

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Pride: Not an issue film INTERVIEW. Known for his theatre work, director Matthew Warchus discusses his second film, an intimate portrayal of a surprising coalition between miners and gay activists in London during the 1984 pit closures. Pride opens Thu, Oct 30.

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Be Part of Something Bigger The concept of the collective comes under fire as Gob Squad celebrates their 20th anniversary, marking the milestone with a weekend of performances, films, talks and music at HAU 1 and 2.

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We Are Tomorrow A look back on Germany's colonial past, with performances, films, workshops, and a concert by the Pan-African Groove Collective and an interdisciplinary jam session for the opening on Nov 15. Through Feb 26, 2015.

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PornFilmFestival: Goodbye to porn Okay, not for real. For our blogger, Christmas comes early every year – in the form of the PornFilmFestival. After another bangin' year, he's got a list of porn longer than ever to watch. Walter Crasshole sums up the fest and bids a tearful goodbye.

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EXBlicks: Okay Okay Going back behind the Wall, Christoph Dreher and Heiner Mühlenbrock's precursor to the music video uses the urban decay of West Berlin and clips of bands like Wire at SO36 to create an audiovisual time capsule.

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Cookie Mueller Chloe Griffin reads from her meditation on the memory of the cult actress known for transgressive roles in John Waters' films, Edgewise: A Picture of Cookie Mueller.

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The PornFilmFestival Blog: Here comes the judge In more ways than one... On Day 1 of the fest, newly christened jury member Walter Crasshole catches up with Lars and watches a Belgian Rechter get naughty.

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Late bloomers OUT NOW! THE SPECIAL NEED is a hypnotically rewarding spectacle of a man with autism on the search for love.

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Short and sharp Apart from showing an impressive number of films, the Berlin Short Film Festival will be kicking off with an opening party on Oct 25, so you can nurse your hangover with around 100 screenings between Oct 26-31. Don't miss!

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Top work at the PornFilmFestival INTERVIEW. There's a show of feminine strength at this year's PornFilmFestival (Oct 22-26 at Moviemento), with director Tatjana Turanskyj part of the milieu. Her film Top Girl explores feminist issues through the story of a Berlin sex worker.

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"Living the Truth" Berlin Premiere Director Danny Antonelli will be introducing his new film which gives an account of the life and music of Bill Conti, the Italian-American behind the film scores for Rocky, Karate Kid and For Your Eyes Only.

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Changing Perspective: A View of German Volunteers Following the inhabitants of three African regions who see thousands of German youth come and go every year, the documentary provides a fresh perspective on the complexities of voluntary service in the Global South.

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One World Berlin: 1971 The film festival for human rights opens with 1971, a riveting true tale of pre-Wikileaks leaks where a group of citizen spies broke into an FBI office in Pennsylvania, exposing an illegal domestic espionage program. Through November 28.

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Casey Wei's "Father and Son" Based on E. O. Plauen's 1930s cartoon that migrated from Nazi Germany through Maoist China into the present, Wei's video essay addresses failed utopian strategies of the 20th century through documentary, travelogue footage and interviews.

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David Lynch's Eraserhead / Halloween Party The woman in the radiator. The penis baby. Jack Nance's hair! After a special screening of Lynch's famed first feature Eraserhead, a fancy-dress afterparty will wake you from your surrealistic mood as you dance through the night.

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Anyone for stale pizza? OUT NOW! Yet another remake of the childhood classic, are the TEENAGE MUTANT NINJA TURTLES getting old?

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Defending dad OUT NOW! Despite its sentimental oscar-bait clichés, THE JUDGE enthrals as the RD(J)s duke it out over the law, father/son style.

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Cave confessional OUT NOW! Nick Cave reflects on his 20,000 DAYS ON EARTH: part confessional, perhaps performance.

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Leaving the door ajar OUT NOW! What seems like an arty contemplation turns out to be an unlikely romp in the forest in BUTTER ON THE LATCH.

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