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Cinema of Weimar Germany Film Series

June 14, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

The Weimar Era, the short-lived interwar period in Germany (1918 to 1933), is widely regarded as the Golden Age of German cinema. German movies during this time gave rise to influential aesthetics such as Expressionism and New Objectivity while portraying representations of class and gender as well as progressions of industrialization and globalization. This series explores highlights of Weimar Era cinema, offering a selection of films that remain captivating, beautiful, and highly evocative to this day.

Thursday, March 29th: THE LAST LAUGH Directed by F.W. Murnau | 1924 | 90 minutes
Thursday, May 3rd: ASPHALT Directed by Joe May | 1929 | 90 minutes
Thursday, May: M Directed by Fritz Lang | 1931 | 110 minutes
Thursday, May: WESTFRONT 1918 Directed by G. W. Pabst | 1930 | 75 minutes

In conjunction with this film series, The Robbers: German Art in a Time of Crisis is on view through July 15.

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Date:
June 14, 2018
Time:
6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
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https://www.portlandmuseum.org/events/movies

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Portland Museum of Art
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Portland Museum of Art
7 Congress Sq
Portland, ME 04101 US
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