Weimar Cinema: ANDERS ALS DIE ANDERN! §175 MÄDCHEN IN UNIFORM

The German Department Presents:


Film Screening and Discussion Double Bill of Queer Weimar Film.

ANDERS ALS DIE ANDERN! §175
[DIFFERENT FROM THE OTHERS]
RICHARD OSWALD, 1919; 51 MINS
Reconstruction of this banned and highly controversial first film about homosexuality co-written
by the pioneering sexologist Dr. Magnus Hirschfeld; English intertitles; improvised piano score
by Joachim Bärenz.

MÄDCHEN IN UNIFORM
[GIRLS IN UNIFORM]
LEONTINE SAGAN, 1931; 83 MINS
This feature-length drama about Prussian gender politics in a boarding school for girls is based
on Christa Winsloe’s theater piece Gestern und heute, considered one of the first plays of the Weimar
Republic that engaged issues of lesbianism; in German with English subtitles.

Location: East Pyne 010
Time: 7pm – 9pm
Date: Novermber 28th, 2017
OPEN TO THE PUBLIC