20-26 April 2006. Sponsored by the British Council, the British and Irish film festival Britspotting is now in its seventh year. The programme includes full-length features, short films and documentaries as well as music videos of up-and-coming British bands. The annual short-film battle winner Take It Back by Viko Nicko is to be screened at the Filmkunst 66 on the opening night. Other cinemas hosting the festival include Cinema ACUD, the fsk and Thalia cinemas. The programme includes Shooting Dogs with John Hurt, set in Rwanda during the 1994 genocide, 37 Uses for a Dead Sheep, a documentary about the Kirghiz tribe by Ben Hopkins, and Brothers of the Head, a story of conjoined twins Tom and Barry Howe - a freak show turned proto-punk sensation. There are also screenings for school classes at the fsk cinema 15-19 May. Festival admission 6, festival pass 40, all-day ticket 12. For times, films and venues see website.
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Britspotting Film Festival.
The Filmkunst 66 is at 12 Bleibtreustrasse 10623 Berlin. By bus: 109, 119, 129, N9. By S-bahn to Savignyplatz. Tel. +49 30 44040494 email@example.com