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Film Screening: Friedrich Wilhelm Murnau's "Sunrise: A Song of Two Humans" (1927)

Events

Speaker:

André Fischer

Date:

Wednesday, April 10, 2013 - 7:00pm

Location:

Pigott Hall Room 113

Type:

Screening

Film Screening: Friedrich Wilhelm Murnau's "Sunrise: A Song of Two Humans" (1927)

Please join the DLCL for a screening of Friedrich Wilhelm Murnau's "Sunrise: A Song of Two Humans" (1927)! This film is a part of the DLCL Film Series: Images of America - German Cinema and Beyond. Join us every Wednesday from April 3rd to June 5th for a new film.

This Academy Award winning masterpiece was the first film Murnau shot and produced in Hollywood. Particularly acclaimed for its cinematography the fable-like, moving story, is a silent melodrama, whose atmospheric, lyrical aesthetic combines style elements of German Expressionism and Hollywood cinema.

 

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