Journal Frankfurt Nachrichten – Political films in the open-air cinema
Ada Hinterhof Kino’s program on the Bockenheim campus presents political films to mark the 100th anniversary of the Academy of Labor. The outdoor screening of the film, which was canceled on Thursday June 24 due to rain, will be postponed to July 13.
The chain of events began on June 10 with Tim Ellrich’s film “My Vietnam”. There followed the release of “Rules on the Tape, At High Speed” of the year 2020 on June 17th. The screening of the documentary “Taming the Garden” by Salome Jashi on Thursday June 24 has been canceled due to incessant rain. Catch-up date now announced: The film is set to premiere at Ada Hinterhof Kino on July 13.
This continues on July 8 with Helga Riedmeister’s film “Von du Schickel”, released in 1979 and which deals with violent relationships within the family. Filmmaker Helke Sander described the film as follows: “’The Cause of Luck’ shows the pitiful results of attempts to take everyone’s needs seriously, despite desperate efforts. “
The film series ended with the 1999 sci-fi film “Conserving Ada” on July 15th. This is the British duchess and mathematician Augusta Ada Byron King, who is now considered the author of the first computer program. The main role is played by Scottish actress and Oscar winner Tilda Swinton.
Ada Hinterhof Kino is part of the “SommerWanderKino Hessen 2021” event series and is hosted by the “Ins Freie! is funded by. This year’s event is dedicated to the 100th anniversary of the Académie der Arbeit and refers to the Frankfurt Female Film Day, which will take place from 23 to 28 November 2021. Admission to film screenings at the Ada Hinterhof cinema in June and July is 8:00 p.m. A short reception and an introduction to the film are scheduled from 9:00 p.m. before the start of the film. The film can be viewed when it is dark enough. Entrance to events is free; According to the organizers, donations to the benefit of Ada Canteen will be gladly accepted. If the weather is very bad, the show will be rescheduled.
Current reviews and information on the program are available through social media or the Cinema Library website, says Esta Nielsen. Demonstrations take place in the courtyard of the former Labor Academy on the Bockenheim campus, Mertenstrae 30. It can accommodate around 60 people. In addition to recording the contact details of all visitors, distance rules and mask requirements apply.
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