Film Screening Pop Up Kino: The Blue Angel

The Blue Angel Photo (detail): © Kino Lorber

Thu, 12/19/2019

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.
 
Pop Up Kino presents the Weimar classic “The Blue Angel.”

 
The Blue Angel, 1930
Directed by Josef von Sternberg
 
Professor Rath, a sexually-repressed instructor at a boy's school, learns of his pupils' infatuation with postcards depicting a local nightclub songstress. He decides to personally investigate the Blue Angel nightclub, but after stealing a glimpse of the smoldering Lola-Lola (played by Marlene Dietrich), Rath finds himself consumed by desire and tormented by his rigid propriety. 
 
Free admission. Reserve a spot at: matchouston.org/

Doors open at 6:30. Starts at 7. 
 
The film will be introduced by University of Houston Professor Dr. Sandra Frieden.
 
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 thru November 9, 2019 at kanopy.com/goethe

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