Filmvorführung Filmvorführung: Berlin Alexanderplatz - Remastered (Part 2 & 3)

Berlin Alexanderplatz Foto © Sehr_gute_Filme

Mo, 29.07.2019

Berlin Alexanderplatz

Rainer Werner Fassbinder's controversial, fifteen-hour-plus Berlin Alexanderplatz, based on Alfred Döblin's great modernist novel, was the crowning achievement of a prolific director who, at age thirty-four, had already made forty films. Fassbinder’s immersive epic, remastered by the Goethe-Institut in 2007, follows the hulking, childlike ex-convict Franz Biberkopf (Günter Lamprecht) as he attempts to "become an honest soul" amid the corrosive urban landscape of 1920s Weimar-era Germany. With equal parts cynicism and humanity, Fassbinder details a mammoth portrait of a common man struggling to survive in a viciously uncommon time. The 14-part miniseries was originally broadcast in 1980 and will be shown over the next months at the Goethe-Institut South Africa’s monthly film screenings.
 
German with English subtitles.
 
After showing Part 1 in June, we will show Part 2 & 3 in July and Part 4 & 5 in August.
 
For the July screening, please RSVP to JOH-Learngerman@goethe.de by 26 July 2019.
For the August screening, please RSVP to JOH-Learngerman@goethe.de by 23 August 2019.
 

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