Electrochocks & Kulturnest Cine-Club

Electrochocks & Kulturnest Cine-Club

Get ready for Electrochocks & Kulturnest Cine-Club: your twice-a-month dose of mind-bending movies starting January 25, electrifying discussions, and unforgettable vibes! 

What's in store?

⚡ Twice a month, Thursdays 6-9 PM: dive into cinematic adventures, explore taboo topics, and learn about fascinating cultures.
⚡ Unleash your inner critic: join our host, Nada Raphael, a passionate about movies, cinematographer, photographer, funny critic, and storyteller.
⚡ Limited edition experience: snag your spot among only 25 cinephiles per movie. So hustle, seats fill fast!

Your 10$-per-session ticket to cinematic bliss will get you the following:

  • A mind-blowing movie
  • Engaging storytelling by Nada
  • Refreshing beverage (choose your poison!)
  • Nibbles to munch on
  • Homey Kulturnest atmosphere
  • Invigorating discussions
  • Unforgettable connections

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Thursday, June 20, 2024

Irani-Afghani by Nada Raphael
Duration: 15 minutes
Genre: Persian Documentary subtitled in English
Year: 2002
Country: Canada

Description: Majid Majidi is one of the few filmmakers who shot a documentary in Afghanistan only two weeks before the fall of the Taliban Regime. He goes back after the Talibans to finish his work, thus succeeding in showing the difference the fall of the Talibans made in the lives of the Afghan population. This documentary includes an exclusive interview with Majid Majidi.


Baran by Majid Majidi
Duration: 94 minutes
Genre: Persian Drama subtitled in English
Year: 2001
Country: Iran

Description: In a building site in present-day Tehran, Lateef, a 17-year-old Turkish worker, is irresistibly drawn to Rahmat, a young Afghan worker. The revelation of Rahmat's secret changes both their lives.


Thursday, January 25, 2024
Drama (2005) 2h04min, Indian English Movie directed by Sanjay Leela Bhansali
Language: Hindi & English
Subtitles: English

Michelle McNally loses her eyesight and hearing at the tender age of eighteen months, causing her to grow up in a world where she is isolated in the darkness of her existence. She understands nothing of the frustrating world around her, making her a violent, uncontrollable eight-year-old. Her parents, Paul and Catherine, are at their wits' end until Debraj Sahai enters their lives. An elderly alcoholic teacher for the deaf and blind, Debraj sees himself as a magician and is a disillusioned eccentric man. He takes it upon himself to bring young Michelle into the light. Together, student and teacher embark on a journey that defies all definitions, until one day, the roles are reversed...

Thursday, February 8, 2024
Drama (2007) 1h33min, Belgian Dutch movie directed by Nic Balthazar
Language: Dutch
Subtitles: English

Ben is different. His life is full of strange rituals. He seems to live in his universe, more than half of which exists in the world of online gaming. The real, hard world of life at a technical school is a daily hell for him with two guys who almost literally harass the life out of him. Ben has a plan. A plan that can be summed up in one word: murder! But then his internet girlfriend Scarlite enters his life. This was not a part of his original plan.

Thursday, February 22, 2024
PREMAYA NAM (Dirty Yellow Darkness)
Drama (2014) 1h36min, Sri Lankan movie by directors Kalpana & Vindana Ariyawansa
Language: Sinhala
Subtitles: English

Based on a real-life experience.
After his wife leaves him, a man with a severe case of OCD who fears that his urine is contaminating everything around him, admits himself to a mental hospital for treatment to overcome his fear and win his wife back.

Thursday, March 14, 2024
Kikujirô no natsu
Drama (1999) 2h02min, Japanese movie by director Takeshi Kitano
Language : Japanese
Subtitles : English

It's summer and nine-year old Masao has no one to play with. He decides to go in search of the mother he has never met. Kikujiro, a brash, loudmouthed and irresponsible adult, agrees to accompany him on his quest. Ultimately, the two of them end up at a destination that neither of them could have imagined

Thursday, March 21, 2024
La Grande Séduction / Seducing Doctor Lewis
Comedy (2003), 1h48min, Quebecois movie by director Jean-François Pouliot
Language : French Quebecois
Subtitles : English

A much-needed boost, in the form of a new factory, is promised to the residents of the tiny fishing village St. Marie-La-Mauderne, provided they can lure a doctor to take up full-time residency on the island. Inspired, the villagers devise a scheme to make Dr. Christopher Lewis a local.

Thursday, April 18, 2024
Irina Palm
Drama, Comedy (2007), 1h43min, co-production of 5 countries (Belgium, Luxembourg, Great Britain, Germany and France) by director Sam Gabarski.
Language : English

Middle-aged Maggie must find a way to get enough money for her grandson's lifesaving medical treatment and lift the dwindling hopes of her only son Tom and his wife Sarah. Desperation leads the respectable widow to work in a sex club.

Thursday, April 25, 2024
Adult animated biographical Drama (2007), 1h36min, Iranian animation movie, directed by
Director and writer Marjane Satrapi and French comics artist and filmmaker Vincent Paronnaud.
Language : English or French
Subtitles : English

Based on Satrapi's graphic novel about her life in pre and post-revolutionary Iran and then in Europe. The film traces Satrapi's growth from child to rebellious, punk-loving teenager in Iran. In the background are the growing tensions of the political climate in Iran in the 70s and 80s, with members of her liberal-leaning family detained and then executed, and the background of the disastrous Iran/Iraq war.

Thursday, May 9, 2024
Run Lola Run, Lola Rennt
Experimental Thriller (1998), 1h21min, German movie written by director Tom Tykwer.
Language : German
Subtitles : English

Two-bit Berlin criminal Manni delivers some smuggled loot for his boss, Ronnie, but accidentally leaves the 100,000 mark payment in a subway car. Given 20 minutes to come up with the money, he calls his girlfriend,Lola, who sprints through the streets of the city to try to beg the money out of her bank manager father and get to Manni before he does something desperate.

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