Regimes of Spectacle in Weimar Cinema
Tom Levine, Princeton University
October 24, 2017 · 7:00 pm—9:00 pm · 010 East Pyne
Department of German
Berlin, die Sinfonie der Grossstadt (Berlin: Symphony of the Metropolis), Walther Ruttmann, 1927; a 65 mins. 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. Lichtspiel OPpus I-IV, Walther Ruttmann, 1921-1925; 25 mins.