Short History of Narrative Cinema


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100 Larkin St. San Francisco CA 94102
Koret Auditorium
Monday, June 19, 2017 - 1:00pm to 4:00pm

Session IV: The silent cinema in Germany. We'll discuss the rise of German Expressionism, its roots and its significance to the evolvement to the growth of cinema. I will present the Cabinet of Dr. Caligari and introduce the work of F.W. Murnau and his accomplishments in cinema for which Hollywood would later employ regularly in cinema. I will also introduce the work of Fritz Lang and Thea Von Harbou. There will also be discussion and questions and answers from participants in the session about the work shown.