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Regimes of Spectacle in Weimar Cinema

Tom Levine, Princeton University

October 24, 2017 · 7:00 pm9:00 pm EDT · 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.

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