Test the Limits: The Films of Peter Kahane
October 16—October 20, 2017
(East) German filmmaker Peter Kahane will present his films at UMass and the Five College area the week of Oct 16 – 20, 2017. The retrospective features four films, which show different sides of this versatile director’s work. During his stay, Kahane will also visit classes in the UMass German & Scandinavian and Comparative Literature Programs to discuss his work and filmmaking in Germany before and after the Berlin Wall.
Mon, Oct 16, 7:00 pm, Amherst Cinema Arts Center, 28 Amity Street
The Architects (Die Architekten, GDR, 1990, 97 min., color, 35mm) Intro by Skyler Arndt-Briggs, DEFA Film Library at UMass Amherst
Tues, Oct 17, 7:00 pm, ILC S240, UMass
Tamara (Germany, 2007, 85 min., color, doc.) Intro by Sara Jackson, UMass Amherst
Thurs, Oct 19, 4:00 pm + 7:30 pm, Stirn Auditorium, Amherst College
Ready for Life (Vorspiel, GDR, 1987, 89 min., color) Intro by Christian Rogowski, Amherst College
Stream another Kahane film through your Five College Kanopy access!
Ete and Ali (Ete und Ali, GDR, 1984, 89 min., color)
This film series is organized by the DEFA Film Library.