Berlin Film Festival's Forum Expanded Program Announces First Exhibitions

The art exhibition sidebar will feature 37 works by artists from 20 different countries.

BERLIN - The Berlin Film Festival has trimmed back on its Forum Expanded sidebar for 2012 but the art exhibition event will still feature some 37 works by artists from 20 countries.

An exhibit at the Salon Populaire in Berlin, entitled “Critique and Clinic,” will focus on clinical psychiatry and include a screening of the film All Divided Selves from Luke Fowler, which  looks at the work of the work of famed anti-psychiatry guru RD Laing

Another cinema highlight of the Forum Expanded program will be The Last Days of British Honduras by Caroline Sullivan and Farhad Sharmini, an adaptation of the play of the same name by Ronald Tavel.

Israeli director Avi Mograbi (August: A Moment Before the Eruption) a regular at the Berlin Festival Forum, will show his musical side in 2012, performing with his four-person band on stage at the HAU2 complex.

The Forum Expanded sidebar runs concurrent to the 2012 Berlin Film Festival (Feb. 9 -19). The full Forum Expanded program will be announced in the comming weeks.

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