Monday, 12 November 2018

Digitisations, Restorations and Revivals (39) - Christian Petzold screens his own and other directors' films

Associate Editor (Restorations and Revivals) and member of the CINEMA REBORN Organising Committee, Simon Taaffe has come across the following films being screened at institutions around the world.  So…folks  time to resume a Film Alert tradition…

Christian Petzold
The Film Society of the Lincoln Centre is devoting some time to a retrospective of just about the most interesting German film-maker of the day, Christian Petzold. here's the website link

It’s been dubbed the largest U.S. Retrospective of the acclaimed German Director  and features his shorts, features, and rarely seen television work alongside a selection of films that have influenced him. Ten of the films are screening on 35mm or 16mm prints. All six of the films chosen by Petzold to accompany his retrospective are also on 35mm – They include He Ran All the Way (John Berry, USA, 1951), Partie de Campagne  (Jean Renoir, France, 1936) Vincente Minnelli’s Some Came Running, Fran├žois Truffaut’s penultimate film The Woman Next Door, Joachim Trier’s Oslo, August 31st and Xavier Beauvois’s The Young Lieutenant .

Etwas Besseres als den Tod,
Petzold's feature length episode in the remarkable mini-series
Dreileben, (Germany, 2011),  screening at the Lincoln Centre

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