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1 Berlin Harlem

100 min.
Year of Production:
Deutschland (BRD)
Rainer Werner Fassbinder
Conrad Jennings
Tally Brown
Ingrid Caven
Peter Chatel
Günter Kaufmann
Ortrud Beginnen
Dietmar Kracht
Evelyn Künneke
Lothar Lambert
Production Company:
Lothar Lambert Filmproduktion

Legendary film from super-indy filmmaker Lambert, one time most-featured Berlinale director, about the forms of racism in Berlin’s vibrant lifestyle at the time of the film's making. Brimming with cameos galore: alongside leading actor Conrad Jennings the likes of Ortrud Beginnen, Tally Brown, Ingrid Caven, Peter Chatel, Rainer Werner Fassbinder, Günter Kaufmann, Dietmar Kracht, Evelyn Künneke, Lothar Lambert, Y Sa Lo, Bernd Lubowski, Brigitte Mira, Vera Müller can all be seen.

A black man stationed in West Berlin quit its service in the US army to live with his white girlfriend, who still has a child of another dark-skinned. After an argument with her family he falls out with her. Although finding a new job and an accommodation, he faces racism which becomes apparent by sexual harassment.

BIOGRAFIE Lothar Lambert

Born in Rudolstadt, Thuringia in 1944. He grew up in Berlin, studied journal- ism and was a trainee on a newspaper; subsequently becoming an editor on the Berlin newspaper “Der Abend”. He worked as a freelance film and television critic for various publications and made television features for the broad- caster SFB’s magazine programme, “Berliner Fenster”. He began working as a film director in 1971, initially collaborating with Wolfram Zobus. Lambert produces his own films and also often appears in the leading role. A painter from 1993 onwards. 

FILMOGRAFIE Lothar Lambert (selection)

2009 Alle meine Stehaufmädchen – Von Frauen, die sich was Trauen  2008 Hilka Will Noch   2008 Im Tiefen Tal Der Therapierten  2007 As Showtime Goes By  2005 Küss Die Kamera!  2004 Aus Dem Tagebuch Eines Sexmoppels  2003 Ich Bin, Gott Sei Dank, Beim Film!  2000 Verdammt in Alle Eitelkeit  2000 Qualverwandt Oder Wenn Der Pfleger Zweimal Klingelt  1999 Made in Moabit - Eine Familie Aus Dem Hinterhof  1998 Und Gott Erschuf Das Make-Up  1997 Blond Bis Aufs Blut  1996 So Wahr Ich Liebe  1994 In Hassliebe Lola  1993 Gut Drauf, Schlecht Dran  1991 Was Sie Nie Über Frauen Wissen Wollten  1989 Liebe, Tod und Kleine Teufel  1989 Du Elvis, Ich Monroe  1987 Verbieten Verboten  1986 Gestatten, Bestatter!  1986 Die Liebeswüste  1984 Der Sexte Sinn  1984 Drama in Blond  1983 Paso Doble  1983 Fräulein Berlin  1981 Fucking City  1980 Die Alptraumfrau  1979 Tiergarten  1978 Now or Never  1976 Faux Pas De Deux  1974 1 Berlin-Harlem  1974 1 Berlin Harlem  1973 Ein Schluss Sehnsucht  1972 Ex und Hopp  1971 Kurzschluss  0  

FILMOGRAFIE Wolfram Zobus (selection)

1974 1 Berlin Harlem 

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