Film screening Pop Up Kino: The Rabbit is Me

The Rabbit is Me Photo (detail): © DEFA-Stiftung

Thu, 05/16/2019

MATCH (Matchbox 4)

3400 Main St.
Houston, TX 77002

Pop Up Kino is a monthly film series celebrating German cinema from the East to the West and from the Weimar period to the Contemporary. Throughout the year a curated selection of films will be screened at MATCH and introduced by a special guest presenter.
 
Continuing with a selection of East German films, Pop Up Kino presents Kurt Maetzig’s The Rabbit is Me.
 
The Rabbit is Me
, 1965
Directed by Kurt Maetzig
 
A young student has an affair with a judge. She learns that he once sentenced her brother for political reasons and eventually confronts him, accusing him of opportunism and hypocrisy.
 
A sardonic portrayal of the German Democratic Republic's judicial system and its social implications, the film was banned by officials as an anti-socialist, pessimistic, and revisionist attack on the state.
 
Free admission. Reserve a spot at:
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Doors open at 6:30. Starts at 7. 
 
This event is in partnership with the Goethe-Institut and Kanopy as a part of the Wunderbar – Celebrating German Film project. Stream 48 German films for free at kanopy.com/goethe
 

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