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"Wende Flicks: Last Films From East Germany," at NYU's Deutsches Haus, Oct. 16, Nov. 6 & 13

September 30, 2009
N-52, 2009-10

As the 20th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall approaches, New York University’s Deutsches Haus will host a fall film series, “WENDE FLICKS: Last Films from East Germany,” comprised of four documentaries portraying life in the German Democratic Republic. NYU’s Deutsches Haus is located at 42 Washington Mews (at University Place). All screenings begin at 6 p.m. and are free and open to the public. Call 212.998.8660 for more information. Subway Lines: R, W (8th Street); 6 (Astor Place).

The documentaries (in German with English subtitles) depict a world from the punk and glam rock music scene in East Germany in 1988 (“whisper & SHOUT”), to the Leipzig demonstrations of fall 1989 (“Leipzig in the Fall”), to the ensuing dismantling of the Berlin Wall and a country’s way of life (“The Wall,” 1989/90, and “Eastern Landscape,” 1991). The series is organized by the DEFA Film Library at the University of Massachusetts, Amherst in collaboration with Los Angeles’ Wende Museum.

Schedule of Screenings:

  • Friday, October 16, 6:00 p.m. “whisper & SHOUT” (“flüstern & SCHREIEN”) 1988, 120 min., color; Director: Dieter Schumann
  • Friday, November 6, 6:00 p.m. “Leipzig in the Fall” (“Leipzig im Herbst”) East Germany, 1989, 50 min., b/w Directors: Gerd Kroske and Andreas Voigt AND: “Eastern Landscape” (“Östliche Landschaft”) Germany, 1991, 15 min., color Director: Eduard Schreiber
  • Friday, November 13, 6:00 p.m. “The Wall” (“Die Mauer”) East Germany, 1989/90, 98 min., color & b/w Director: Jürgen Böttcher

This Press Release is in the following Topics:
Events and Traditions

Type: Press Release

FROM TOP:  whisper & SHOUT; Leipzig in the Fall; Eastern Landscape ALL IMAGES (c) DEFA Film Library

FROM TOP: whisper & SHOUT; Leipzig in the Fall; Eastern Landscape ALL IMAGES (c) DEFA Film Library

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