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Be Sand, Not Oil. The Life and Work of Amos Vogel
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Three Songs of Lenin
Subarnarekha, 1962, Ritwik Ghatak

January 29 to February 12, 2015

"In Indian cinema, no one has managed to surpass the violence and epic beauty of his images," said Satyajit Ray about his colleague Ritwik Ghatak, who was only posthumously recognized as one of Asia's greatest filmmakers. While Ray himself seemed to perfectly fulfill Western expectations of the Indian art film, the electrifying, fragmented, experimental work of the self-doubting "problem child" Ghatak offered no comfort.[...]

January 9 to February 12, 2015

Sixty years ago, Vittorio De Sica was one of the most famous and admired filmmakers in the world – and a kind of synonym for the global success of Italian neo-realism. In 1948, Sciusciŕ was honored with a special Oscar at the 20th Academy Awards. Two years later, another followed for Ladri di biciclette. The retrospective presents 21 films directed by Vittorio De Sica between 1941 and 1970, as well as 13 of his works as an actor.[...]

February 13 to March 9, 2015

In German film history, the cinema of the Weimar Republic represents the golden age: classics such as The Last Laugh by F.W. Murnau, Metropolis and M by Fritz Lang and the great silent films by G.W. Pabst are considered key works of the medium. But they are merely the tip of the iceberg of an enormously fertile cinema, made possible by the boom of the German film industry following World War I.[...]

February 26 to March 11, 2015

Over the past ten years, the Austrian Film Museum has restored and preserved around 350 films, sometimes in a joint effort with other FIAF archives and often in close collaboration with the artists themselves. This program assembles a selection of 35 preserved works from many different genres and formats, created between 1907 and 2001.[...]

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