Category Archives: Film im Grassi

Grassi Leipzig Ethnography Museum:Kon Tiki – Film and Discussion

With Joachim Rønning and Espen Sandberg version of the story of Thor Heyerdahl’s 1947 Kon-Tiki voyage currently drifting through the cinemas like a balsa raft in the Pacific Ocean the Grassi Leipzig Ethnography Museum are staging their own evening devoted … Continue reading

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Grassi Museum for Musical Instruments: Kinoorgel live – The General

With winter wrapping its cold arms around us once more, thoughts turn to heated rooms, blankets, eggnog and a good film. Or even better a good film accompanied by a good cinema organ. On Wednesday December 12th the Grassi Museum … Continue reading

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Korea in Focus: Spring, Summer, Fall, Winter… and Spring

As part of the fringe programme accompanying the exhibition Korea Rediscovered – Treasures from German Museums the Grassi Leipzig Ethnography Museum will be showing Kim Ki-duk’s 2003 film “Spring, Summer, Fall, Winter… and Spring” on April 5th. Superficially the tale … Continue reading

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Ethnologische Filmtage im GRASSI

In cooperation with the ethnography film festival An/Ver-Wandlungen the Grassi Leipzig Ethnography Museum is hosting it’s own film festival: Ethnologische Filmtage im GRASSI Running from December 1st until December 6th the complete programme features a dozen film – 3 in … Continue reading

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Argentinische Filmtage: Argentinazo – 10 Years On

As part of the annual Argentinian film festival “Argentinische Filmtage” the Grassi Leipzig Ethnography Museum is hosting a series of screenings of Argentinian short films under the title: 10 Jahre Argentinazo. Featuring “Un fantasma recorre la Argentina… Los Piquetero”, “ARGENTINAZO, … Continue reading

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Grassi Leipzig Ethnography Museum Film Evening: Sachamama by Johannes Orthmayr

On June 3oth the Grassi Leipzig Ethnography Museum is showing the documentary film Sachamama by Johannes Orthmayr. Sachamama is an Ethnobotanical Center in the Peruvian rain-forest near Iquitos. Established by Francisco Montes, a Peruvian shaman of Capanahua ancestry, Sachamama  allows … Continue reading

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Film im Grassi – Rajas Reise

This coming Friday and Saturday 24/25 September the “Film Im Grassi” programme continues Rajas Reise. Karl Saurer’s 2007 film tells the tale of the elephant Raja who in 1550 was presented by the King of Portugal to the Austrian Emperor. … Continue reading

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