Film Screening "The Naked Man on the Sports Field"
July 3, 2018
7:00 pm-9:30 pm
Der nackte Mann auf dem Sportplatz
(GDR, 1973, dir. Konrad Wolf, 102 min., color, EN ST)
Konrad Wolf and scriptwriter Wolfgang Kohlhaase based this exploration of the role of art and the artist in socialist society on sculptor Werner Stötzer. This delicately nuanced narrative interweaves personal memories, historical dilemmas and political defeats and incorporates themes tied to Soviet culture, the Holocaust, photography, sculpture and memory.
Intro by Seán Allan, University of St Andrews