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Was nicht in die Suppe kommt, geht ins Klo
CH 2011, Dir.: Kirsten Burger & Laura Vogel

Nowadays, the borders between the arthouse film and mainstream culture are fluid. Strategies for a successful juxtapositioning of the two strands can be achieved by presenting carefully curated programmes where the films are placed within a given context - i.e. not shown in arbitrary order.

Here the IWFF Dortmund│Cologne takes two clear approaches …

- tackling current aesthetic and theoretical debates with a view of film history narrated from the perspective of women, this to help establish a "feminist film memory";

- acting as a platform for the presentation of new trends and current topics.