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Oct
22

Film: Germany Year Zero (Deutschland im Jahre Null)

7:30 PM - 9:00 PM

Robins School of Business, Ukrop Auditorium
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Dir. Roberto Rossellini | Germany - Italy | 1948 | 73 min.

The final film in Rossellini’s War Trilogy depicts a devastated Berlin seen through the eyes of a young boy. Living in a bombed-out apartment building with his ill father and siblings, Edmund is mostly left to wander unsupervised, getting ensnared in the black-market schemes of a group of teenagers and coming under the nefarious influence of a Nazi-sympathizing ex-teacher. This film is a daring, gut-wrenching look at the consequences of fascism, for society and the individual.

Friday afternoon introduction and post-film discussion led by Dr. Peter Lurie, Associate Professor of English and Film Studies Coordinator.

Friday, October 20 at 3 & 7:30 p.m.
Sunday, October 22 at 7:30 p.m.

Free and open to the public, all films are screened in their original language with English subtitles. The International Film Series is sponsored by the University of Richmond Office of International Education and Boatwright Memorial Library’s Media Resource Center

Germany Year Zero (Deutschland im Jahre Null)

Contact: Office of International Education , (804) 289-8836