tv Arts and Culture Deutsche Welle March 10, 2020 10:45pm-11:01pm CET
we begin with the ongoing battle between hollywood and streaming services netflix. have now infiltrated the oscars the golden globes or the like i think you have a more nominations for the big budget movies they've been making of course keeping people suffers rather than going out to the cinema all day is there room for every wall in this major part of the entertainment business. marriage story a great family drama by no one. and the irishman martin scorsese's 3 hour gangster epic starring robert de niro both films were hard to find in munich's movie theaters after their release nearly all the city's center moderators refused to show them part of an ongoing battle in the film business. and that's netflix has no respect for cinemas as places we don't take part in netflix releases because i don't want to be exploited by an internet company for
internet content. christiane fire has run our house cinemas in munich for years he also lobbies on behalf of more than $300.00 cinema operators and they are angry they say netflix is breaking the golden rule that films are made 1st and foremost for the cinema and they're shown exclusively on movie screens for at least 4 months after release and only then are they shown on t.v. or streaming services netflix puts its productions on line 2 weeks after they're in theaters and many theater operators see that as an existential threat. but not all of them are taking part in the boycott a few munich cinemas are screening netflix productions like the irishman although it had been available on netflix for 2 months by the time of this screening many moviegoers deliberately chose to see it on the big screen. it's the same at the cinema run by. while his colleagues say they won't show netflix productions out of
a love of cinema he shows them because he lives in an. apartment for from the beginning i intended to run the cinema the way i wanted to and to show films that i want to see on the big screen and that my audience wants to see me do i have lovely big screens in my theatres and then there's a film like the irishman which has images that work well and leave a strong impression when shown on a big screen i think it would be absurd not to show it in a movie theater. read from the furniture up sort. newest cinema was recently chosen as the best in bavaria he says cinemas will survive not because it's the only way to see movies but because it's the best way to see that. my colleague mark kruger joins me now we've seen the opinion differing opinions from 2 cinema owners but what about what about the people who make the movies where
they're making movies for hollywood all the streaming services what do they think well i think they just think well great because that means more contracts new possibilities of course the streaming services make quick decisions they are willing to take risks and of course the filmmakers left of course especially in germany there are very rigid structures and if a director wants to make a movie for example for a very young audience there are a few rules and more possibilities and well even harder with the people are just following the money this is a good show even marty scorsese for example the only way to realise that i was when was the corporation that flakes hollywood wouldn't give him the money so he didn't make the dia and on the other hand it was very important for him that this film shown in the cinemas because he said please please please don't look at it please because this is so. the filmmakers also have to deal with and these streaming
services seem to have sort of you know huge budgets they seem to be unstoppable and they are aggressively looking at new markets as well they phoned one of course in india they trying to reach new consumers there in that country and there in india we see those pictures of people watching movies. on their phones which is so afraid of any market with this 1400000000 population encounters film fans but there's also this great competition there already dozens of subscription as subscription streaming service isn't in yet so netflix and amazon are offering more for less money than in the west so it should be very a very golden age for entertainment in india and it's the fastest growing market right now briefly don't like to mention it but i guess the coronavirus isn't helping cinemas right now the virus is making a very hard time for the cinema people are just staying at home watching that
flakes and not going into the cinemas because of the feel of affection. and even the james bond movies not very disappointed not very time to die so no time for james bones lots of problem with cultural events generally it must be said micah thanks very much and he. moved on to an exhibition called beyond the black eye looks at how the movement of people back and forth across the atlantic in particular during the time of the slave trade in the 18th and 19th centuries has influenced arts and culture down the years in this case how it has shaped the work of the 4 contemporary artists exhibiting in the german city of how. this installation bathed in green months is called not to know kinship and is by artist sundra. i could start with talking about our
desperation for it's worth based on research that 60 elephants in kenya this elephants that they were following within the span of 3 years becoming like animals as a way to avoid poachers so as you can see with the. sculptures you don't see their faces and i'm using hoodies and it's also a way or transfer. this survives or the threat that he is from this elephant to possibly way of thinking of the human body. it's one of the works in the exhibition beyond the black atlantic at the concert for ryan hanover the show's title derives from an academic theory about the diversity of black culture and its exchange of ideas and influences across eras and national borders the concept centers on the peoples who were subjected to the atlantic slave trade to trying to generational
trauma that continues to influence artists to this day all of the works in the exhibition deal with racism in some way whether directly or indirectly the artists themselves a wary of being labeled as making black art but at the same time identity is a topic that keeps arising for instance in the pictures of a lawless self from new york. striking karachi is a resting and challenging. came up art is my main subject i think partially mostly because of the body of which i have it so it's been it's been a way for me to speak very very thoroughly about and i think any part. i also use to be in our body and also at the racialized to be a body to kind of speak about larger humanistic but aren't accidental concerns. the object of our gaze looks back at us with self assurance. that
the idea we have behind having the figure comprised of many parts is really meant to mimic how one's identity function to reality so i magine that the 1st person is an accumulation of various experiences very various moments and together all of those the different parts of themselves collapse into one body you or you will imagine the body as being a container that's so far whole so different experience as opposed to 5 years as i was concerned. the concept of an ambiguousness of fixed identities is an illusion in the last room there's another work by saundra. it's quiet shimmering and beautiful art that stands for itself but at the same time challenges for us to reflect on their own way of looking at things. an
hour french interior design an architect who specializes in converting historical buildings that were originally used for something else into hotels. comes from a family of architects who are passionate about modern architecture and contemporary design after winning a prestigious architecture prize and welles 1st solo commission was to repurpose a paris hotel and he's never looked back since. the grand hotel in the. john philip nowhere that has transformed an 18th century hospital building into a morton hotel. the former hospital with its imposing dome is there you next go world heritage site the conversion have to be done with extreme care contrasts play off the past and present can light the lamps we call old fashioned nurses bonnets and traditional dion silk is juxtaposed with contemporary motifs and
old medical books. on the path for a hospital built. actually fairly deluxe and throughout the building you see a kind of contrast between rich and poor people. jumping that new era has his office in a town me of paris he specialized in redesigning hotels for over 30 years. when i design a hotel i imagine that i'm planning the 1st shots of a movie sometimes you're drawn into a film by the very 1st seems by the editing the music it's the same with the hotel that. i try to introduce the guests to this atmosphere and they take on a role in the film so to speak. in. one of his best known projects is the otello taught in western paris it was originally built as
a swimming pool complex in 1029 in the arts deco style after it closed down in the 1980 s. its walls became a canvas for graffiti artists when remodelling it john philip knew well incorporated the building's colorful history into his concept. because as with all my projects it ended up a blend of the various styles from different eras here deco merges with street art . and it's quite interesting what surprises that creates please. also designed the interior of the paris a 5 star hotel just sunk coding in the 1930 s. it was a telecommunications building now it's a luxury gucci cosell. back in the young the latest job is done for the mosque of transformation and. for one thing is certain the next historical building is already waiting to be awakened from its.
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