BEGIN:VCALENDAR VERSION:2.0 CALSCALE:GREGORIAN METHOD:PUBLISH BEGIN:VEVENT UID:652935a9054ebc3aad DTSTART:20170623T180000 DTEND:20170623T000000 DTSTAMP:20170623T180000 ORGANIZER;CN="Goethe-Institut":mailto: CREATED: DESCRIPTION:Documenting Rimini Protokoll's "Situation Rooms"\r\nProgrammed and presented by the Goethe-Institut\r\nIn partnership with the Luminato Festival\r\nSHOOTING OURSELVES is a dreamlike window onto the human experience of a world at war.\r\nSHOOTING OURSELVES (Norway\, Denmark\, Germany\, 2016\, 87 min)\, directed by Christine Cynn\r\nCanadian Premiere\r\nSHOOTING OURSELVES was filmed entirely on the Berlin set of 'Situation Rooms'\, a show by German theatre legends\, Rimini Protokoll\, who are frequent visitors at the Goethe-Institut Toronto. Last year\, the Luminato Festival in partnership with the Goethe-Institut presented this award-winning multi-player video installation to a sold-out house.\r\nFeaturing a rare ensemble of people whose lives are intimately connected to weapons\, SHOOTING OURSELVES is set against a backdrop of increasing global violence. The protagonists came to dramatize their personal experiences – from underground missile factories to the most highly contested borders of the world. They create a new type of immersive theatre where audience members play roles guided by films on handheld devices.\r\nStep through one door and you’re in a street demonstration in Homs\, Syria. The next door leads you to a cubicle in San Diego where a drone operator drops bombs on villagers in Waziristan\, Pakistan.\r\nUS film director Christine Cynn continues the exploration of performance and violence begun in THE ACT OF KILLING (which she co-directed)\, juxtaposing dramatic reenactments with unscripted moments of private reflection and backstage conversation between protagonists\, from heated exchanges on “collateral damage” to banter about diplomatic picnics at Osama Bin Laden's abandoned compound.\r\nThe Berlin-based collective Rimini Protokoll\, consisting of Stefan Kaegi\, Helgard Haug\, and Daniel Wetzel\, are ranked among the inventors of reality theatre without actors\, engaging their audience in interactive experiences or letting citizens reenact their own stories. The trio focuses on the frontier between reality and fiction\, using theatre and technology to create unusual perspectives on reality.\r\nDetails: Language: English / with subtitles. Price: free admission\, first come\, first served. Doors open @ 5:30pm\r\nIn association with Germany @ Canada 2017\r\nPartners from Immigration to Innovation\r\n LAST-MODIFIED:20170623T180000 LOCATION:Goethe-Institut Toronto\n100 University Ave.\, North Tower\, 2nd Floor\, Toronto SUMMARY:"Shooting Ourselves" by Christine Cynn SEQUENCE:0 TRANSP:OPAQUE END:VEVENT END:VCALENDAR