ESCAPE FORWARD Film City Berlin #2 / by Alexander Hahn

A series of mises-en-scène by Florian Wüst (in German language)

In a series of monthly evenings, Florian Wüst seeks to contextualize Salon Populaire spacially: by showing and commenting on selected film references and excerpts, he reflects on the history and the present of West Berlin - as the 'storefront of the free West', as a site for the squatting movements of the early 1980s, as well as a current 'virgin land' for galleries and art spaces.

Escape forward , the second night of the series, moves one to two decades further and addresses the relationship between the personal and the political, between working and living conditions, which particularly informed the cinematic depiction of West Berlin.