(Slatan Dadow, 1932). Although largely lacking in satiric humor, Kuhle Wampe, directed from a script by Bertolt Brecht is the most fascinatingly Brechtian of the playwrights several film projects. In its uninflected way, this sweetly didactic account of unemployment in Weimar Berlin anticipates the Godard films of the late 60s. Hans Eisler wrote the stirring score which contributed at least one Communist anthem.
Wed., June 17, 7 & 9 p.m.; Thu., June 18, 7 & 9 p.m., 2009
Get the ICYMI: Today's Top Stories Newsletter Our daily newsletter delivers quick clicks to keep you in the know
Catch up on the day's news and stay informed with our daily digest of the most popular news, music, food and arts stories in New York, delivered to your inbox.