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SUMMER INSTITUTE FILM SERIES: Hannah Arendt

| 2012 | 113 min. | |
A Film by Margarethe von Trotta

Her theory of “the banality of evil” made Hannah Arendt both famous and controversial. Now German filmmaker Margarethe von Trotta has given the philosopher an outstanding cinematic portrait. The film, nominated for six Lola Awards (Germany’s Oscars),¬†explores a turbulent¬†¬†four-year period in the life of the great philosopher and writer, beginning in New…

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Classic Film Wednesdays: THE CABINET OF DR. CALIGARI

| 1920 | 67 minutes | |
Robert Wiene

Wednesday April 23, 2014, 7:30 pm
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This German Expressionist masterpiece makes great use of its chilling premise and stylized set design. Caligari’s Expressionist style ultimately led to the dark shadows and sharp angles of the film noir urban crime dramas of the 1940′s, many of which were directed by such German emigres as Billy Wilder and Robert Siodmak….