Documentary Film Program 1
Wed, June 16, 2004 7.30 pm CEST, Film Screening
Die Liebenden vom Hotel Osman [The lovers from Hotel Osman]
Idil Üner, Germany 2002, 12 min
Ahmet and Ili love each other and Istanbul. They want to spend the night with a view of the Bosporus. But they don’t have the necessary »marriage license« for the hotel room.
Gold Prize, German short film 2001

Lola und Bilidikid [Lola and Bilidikid]
Kutlug Ataman, Germany 1998, 91 min
The film by the artist Kutlug Ataman, who is originally from Istanbul, portrays Berlin’s Turkish gay and transvestite scene thus creating a connection to the themes of the exhibition. The melodrama of Lola and Billi deals with homophobia, physical violence against homosexuals, as well as family relationships spanning from morality to jealousy.
Special Teddy Award, Berlinale 1999
ZKM-Media Theater | 7:30 pm
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