Das Neue Kino: Margarethe von Trotta and New German Cinema

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Nov 6, 2003–Jan 19, 2004


Falsche Bewegung (Wrong Move). 1975. West Germany. Directed by Wim Wenders. Courtesy of Wim Wenders Stiftung 2014

The silver anniversary of MoMA’s annual survey of recent films from Germany continues, with highlights from years past celebrating the originality and strong social consciousness of contemporary German cinema. January’s installment features films that have become classics, including Doris Dörrie’s Men (1985), Helke Sander’s Redupers—The All-Around Reduced Personality (1978), Werner Schroeter’s The Rose King (1986), Volker Schlöndorff’s Circle of Deceit (1981), and Wim Wenders’s Wrong Move (1975). Andreas Dresen, Roland Suso Richter, and Tom Tykwer are represented by recent works: Grill Point (2002), A Handful of Grass (1999), and Wintersleepers (1997), respectively.

Organized by Laurence Kardish, Senior Curator.

Presented in association with the Export-Union of German Films, Munich (Christian Dorsch, Managing Director; Nicole Kaufmann, Project Coordinator) and with the special assistance of its East Coast representative, Oliver Mahrdt.

Thanks also go to the German Information Center, the German Consulate, and Goethe House for their continued support.


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