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.

 

Directions:

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