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Weimar Cinema: KUHLE WAMPE ODER: WEM GEHÖRT DIE WELT? ZEITPROBLEME: WIE DER ARBEITER WOHNT EP 010

December 12, 2017 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

The German Department Presents: Film Screening and Discussion
KUHLE WAMPE ODER: WEM GEHÖRT DIE WELT? [KUHL E WAMPE (OR WHO OWNS THE WORLD?)]
SLATAN DUDOW, 1931; 71 MINS
A polemical left -wing treatmentof Weimar labor politics, this“milestone of political cinema” is here presented in a restored print in German with English Subtitles; Screenplay by Bertolt
Brecht; & Ernst Ottwald; original soundtrack by Hanns Eisler.
Preceded by
ZEITPROBLEME: WIE DER ARBEITER WOHNT [ISSUES OF THE TIME: HOW THE WORKER LIVES]
SLATAN DUDOW; 1930; 12 MINS
One of the first examples of the “proletarian reportage films,” this documentary short exposes the miserable living conditions in the working class tenements of Berlin.
In German with simultaneous English translation.

OPEN TO THE PUBLIC

Details

Date:
December 12, 2017
Time:
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Venue

East Pyne Hall 010

Organizers

The Department Of German
Tom Levin