Saturday, April 11, 2009

The Politics of Culture: Wende Flicks -- The Last Films from East Germany

Wende Flicks: The Last Films from East Germany
Host: Peter Rainer
The Politics of Culture (KCRW)

Twenty years after the fall of the Berlin Wall, the Wende Museum has put together a film series showcasing movies never seen outside of Germany. They were created as the socialist East German state was crumbling. Film critic Peter Rainer talks with experts about the films, where they’re playing around town and why we should care.


* Michael Walsh: Vice President, Wende Museum Board of Trustees

* Skyler Arndt-Briggs: Associate Director, DEFA Film Library at the University of Massachusetts Amherst

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