Events | Meet the Fellows

Los Angeles | January 31, 2019 | 7:30 PM



Jakob will show excerpts from his recent films and speak about his research on his great-grandfather Leroy Scott, a successful 1920's novelist whose work was adapted for the silver-screen in the silent-film era.  

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© Birgit Kaulfuss


Doreen is a performance artist, composer, singer and vocal-teacher specialised in the art of yodelling.

On January 31st she will perform two musical pieces. A composition of a yodel that is repeatable and breaks down into individual pieces down to silence.
The second piece is a pop song from her last album, which presents a yodel in minor.

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Visual Artist


Max Göran will show an excerpt from his film "filming dad's ass while he's chopping logs with his chainsaw", a documentary he made last year about his dad, and do a short reading in relation to the film.

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On January 31st filmmakers Ika Künzel & Wolfgang Fischer will show a clip from their movie STYX.

STYX premiered at the Berlinale, where it opened the Panorama Special section. It has recently been shown at the Palm Springs International Film Festival. STYX is a work of unrelenting intensity & technical brilliance.

ER doctor Rike (Susanne Wolff) embarks on a one-woman solo sailing trip to Ascension Island in the Atlantic Ocean. When Rike comes across a sinking ship of refugees, she is quickly torn out of her contented and idealized world and must make a momentous decision. Aptly named after the mythological river that separates the living from the dead, STYX is an astute modern day parable of Western indifference in the face of marginalized suffering. Carrying practically the entire film Wolff is never less than remarkable in a riveting role as a woman pushed to her physical, psychological, and moral limits.

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Villa Aurora, 520 Paseo Miramar, Los Angeles, CA 90272  
Admission is free
RSVP mandatory via 310.454-4231 or

Street Parking is available on Los Liones Drive. Shuttle service starts at 6:30 pm from Los Liones Drive, off Sunset Boulevard two blocks North East of Pacific Coast Highway. Please do not park on the Topanga State Park Lot!

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