• Dress Rehearsal

    1980. West Germany. Werner Schroeter. 88 min.

  • What Chance Does Navigation Have in the Sea of Love?

    1999. Germany. Alexander Kluge. 15 min.

Saturday, May 12, 2012, 4:30 p.m.

Theater 1 (The Roy and Niuta Titus Theater 1), T1

  • Dress Rehearsal

    1980. West Germany. Directed by Werner Schroeter. With Pat Olesko, Mostefa Djadjam, Catherine Brasier. Dress Rehearsal was Schroeter’s favorite film, a dispatch from the World Theater Festival in Nancy, France, featuring dance and theater performances by Pina Bausch, Kazuo Ohno, and Reinhild Hoffmann, that he elevated into an exhilarating essay on love and desire; feelings and expression; and the artist and society. Using repetition, fragmentation, and montage, and incorporating music by Mahler, Strauss, Verdi, and Puccini, Schroeter fashioned a collage of rehearsals and performances, conversations and poetic ruminations, all centering on the idea of creative experimentation. Digital preservation; courtesy Thomas Schühly. In French, German, English; English subtitles. 88 min.

  • What Chance Does Navigation Have in the Sea of Love?

    1999. Germany. Directed by Alexander Kluge. An intense conversation between Kluge and Werner Schroeter about love and desire, Tristan and Isolde, Adele H. and Medea. Digital projection; courtesy dctp. In German; English subtitles. 15 min.

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