Berlin, Die Sinfonie Der Grossstadt (1927)
Non-narrative formalist ‘city symphony’ using documentary footage to recount a day in the life of the German capital. This restored print with the original soundtrack by Edmund Meisel will be preceded by a program of early abstract animation shorts also by Walther Ruttmann. Lichtspiel Opus I-IV (1921–1925); 25 minutes.
Film screening followed by discussion.