One screening only!
"Remarkable, if controversial"
2017 is the year of the 125th birthday and the 75th anniversary of Bruno Schulz's assassination (18921942). The writer and painter, who born as an Austrian, lived as a Pole and died as a Jew. He gained reputation in Poland with his story collections The Street of Crocodiles and Sanatorium Under the Sign of the Hourglass and is considered to be one of the most influential, but barely known writers of the 20th Century. His magnum opus The Messiah is still lost and in 1942, under German occupation, Bruno Schulz had to make several murals as the Leibjude for the Viennese SS-Hauptscharführer and Blutordensträger Felix Landau.
Finding Pictures: 100 Cinemas remember Bruno Schulz is a worldwide event, to be presented in 11 languages in over 80 citiesAustria, Brazil, Czech Republic, Ecuador, Germany, Israel, Italy, Macedonia, Mexico, Netherlands, Poland, Russia, Spain, Switzerland, Ukraine and the United Statesto remember Bruno Schulz and his tragic fate under the terror of the German occupation. This film enables viewers to follow the director through a meticulously composed mosaic of both known and unpublished testimonies about Schulz and his last days.
Directed by Benjamin Geissler, 2003, Germany, 106 mins. In German with English subtitles.
- Sun., Nov. 19 at 7:30 pm
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