• DARK CORNERS: A DISCUSSION ON WEIMAR CINEMA

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  • DARK CORNERS: THE ADVENTURES OF PRINCE ACHMED

    Whether placing actresses such as Marlene Dietrich, Ossi Oswalda, or Lilian Harvey at the centre of particular stories, or offering opportunities behind the camera to directors such as Marie Harder, Leontine Sagan (Mädchen In Uniform, also showing in this season),... Read More

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  • DARK CORNERS: BERLIN: SYMPHONY OF A GREAT CITY

    Director Walther Ruttmann was an early practitioner of experimental film, part of the ‘Absolute film’ school. Although this might still be classed as an avant-garde film, influenced by the early work of Dziga Vertov, it is structured so as to... Read More

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  • DARK CORNERS: THE GOLEM: HOW HE CAME INTO THE WORLD

    The only one of three films directed by and starring Paul Wegener concerning the Golem, a figure from Jewish folklore, to have survived, this is, along with The Cabinet Of Dr. Caligari (Robert Wiene, 1920), one of the key works... Read More

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  • DARK CORNERS: WOMAN IN THE MOON

    A giant of not just German cinema, but world cinema, Fritz Lang arguably remains best known for masterpieces such as the Dr. Mabuse series (1922-1960) and M (1931).

    Throughout this period of his career, he turned his hand to a... Read More

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  • DARK CORNERS: VARIETY

    Actor Emil Jannings was one of the most esteemed actors of this time, working with directors such as F.W. Murnau and Josef von Sternberg, before moving to America to become the first winner of the Oscar for Best Actor, and... Read More

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  • DARK CORNERS: FAUST

    Like Lang, F.W. Murnau is a towering figure of this period, thanks to films such as Nosferatu (1922), The Last Laugh (1924), and, after moving to America, Sunrise: A Song of Two Humans (1927). Murnau’s approach to framing and his... Read More

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  • DARK CORNERS: THE MOUNTAIN LION

    Ernst Lubitsch is primarily remembered for the comedies he made in America, such as Ninotchka (1939), which was co-written by fellow émigré Billy Wilder, and The Shop Around the Corner (1940).

    While still working in Germany, he alternated between large-scale... Read More

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  • DARK CORNERS: WESTFRONT 1918

    Arguably the director most closely identified with the New Objectivity, G.W. Pabst first came to prominence with The Joyless Street (1925), which featured an early performance from Greta Garbo. It focused on the plight of women in society, as did... Read More

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