Film Screening: Two Shorts on GDR Artists and Intellectuals
June 19, 2018
2:00 pm-4:30 pm
Integrative Learning Center
UMass Amherst Campus
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 Macht—That 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.