Weimar Cinema Series

Der Heilige Berg (1926)

The Holy Mountain
Arnold Fanck, 106 minutes
October 10, 2017
7:00 – 9:00 pm
010 East Pyne
Film still from “The Holy Mountain”

Film still from “The Holy Mountain”

The problematic aesthetic politics of nature are combined with the cinematic debut of the dancer Leni Riefenstahl in this classic of the “mountain film” genre. Restored and tinted print with English intertitles and a contemporary soundtrack by Aljoscha Zimmermann.

Film screening followed by discussion.