The Future of the Past: Metropolis
Groundbreaking sci-fi classic will screen alongside a Q&A with Professor ROss Melnick.
When: Tuesday, Jan. 15, 2013, 7 p.m. to 10 p.m.
Age limit: All ages
Categories: Film Screening
Film screening and Q&A with Professor Ross Melnick from Film and Media Studies Department at UCSB. The screening of the 1927 German expressionist science-fiction film directed by Fritz Lang is part of the series The Future of the Past: The Art and Philosophy of Film Preservation. Made in Germany during the Weimar Period, Metropolis is set in a futuristic urban dystopia, L and follows the attempts of Freder, the wealthy son of the city's ruler, and Maria, to overcome the vast gulf separating the classist nature of their city.
Event posted Dec. 19, 2012
Last updated Dec. 19, 2012