NO FUTURE WITHOUT A PAST – Watch the Berlinale panel discussion

Panel discussion NO FUTURE WITHOUT THE PAST (c) Birgit Kleber

Who decides today what we will remember tomorrow? Panel discussion on Feminism, Diversity & Film Archives on occasion of the Berlinale 2016.

Under the banner of NO FUTURE WITHOUT A PAST - Save your place in film history! experts from various countries have been discussing examples of best-practice from the archives and highlighting some recent initiatives. Together, they have been looking for ways and means to secure the place of women film-makers in the history of film.

The filmmakers and DoPs Conny Beissler and Maria Goinda filmed the event for us. It is now online available for your consideration on our Youtube channel.

The participants have been: Norma Guevara, Festival international de films de femmes Creteil; Anke Hahn, Deutsche Kinemathek; Kajsa Hedström, Project Manager of the Archival Film Collections at the Swedish Film Institute; Beryl Richards, Chair of UK Directors; Belinde Ruth Stieve, Actress, Blogger.

Keynote Speakers: Dr. Alexandra Juhasz, Pitzer College, USA and Anna Koblitz, University of Vienna

Moderator: Prof. Dr. Ursula von Keitz, Head of Potsdam Filmmuseum /Professor of media research and education at the Film University Babelsberg KONRAD WOLF

Words of welcome have been spoken by Dr. Ralf Kleindiek (State Secretary, Federal Ministry for Family Affairs, Senior Citizens, Women and Youth), Petra Müller (Managing Director Film und Medienstiftung NRW) and Silke J. Räbiger (Festival director Dortmund | Cologne IWFF)

Online available
Keynote Alex Juhasz (PhD)"Who decides what we will remember tomorrow?"

Keynote Anna Koblitz: "Why did nobody ever show me this?" 

Panel discussion and intervention by Belinde Ruth Stieve

The network meeting has been organized by Dortmund | Cologne International Women's Film Festival (

In cooperation with: FC Gloria (Austria) and Kinothek Asta Nielsen (Germany).

With support of: Federal Ministry for Family Affairs, Senior Citizens, Women and Youth; Film und Medienstiftung NRW

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