Film Screening: Two Shorts on GDR Artists and Intellectuals

Event Details

June 19, 2018
2:00 pm-4:30 pm

Integrative Learning Center

Room: S240

UMass Amherst Campus

Handicap access available
Free admission

Intro by Seán Allan, University of St Andrews

Revolution of a Culture

Revolution einer Kultur

(GDR, 1968, dir. Heinz Müller, 39 min., b/w, doc.)

Cultural developments after WWII and the need to create art that would inspire the masses.

Intellect and Power

Geist und MachtThat Was the GDR

(Germany, 1993, dirs. Christian Klemke & Lothar Kompatzki, 45 min., color, TV, doc., EN ST)

A post-Wall overview of the history of intellectuals and artists in the GDR.



The Integrative Learning Center is located in the center of campus, between the campus pond and the Campus Center.