Film Series

Saturday, September 15, 2007
Rebels with a Cause: The Cinema of East Germany

Part of Rebels with a Cause: The Cinema of East Germany

Date + Time

Saturday, September 15, 2007
3:00 p.m.


Phyllis Wattis Theater


A Love Story, Richard Groschopp, 1953, 7 min.
The Legend of Paul and Paula, Heiner Carow, 1972, 106 min.

An immensely popular cult film, The Legend of Paul and Paula tells the story of a passionate, undeniable love between a single mother and a married bureaucrat in East Berlin. A Love Story is a short narrative about a writer's struggle to get his romance story published. Screenings introduced by Katie Trumpener, specialist in East German cinema at Stanford and Yale universities.

Admission + Ticketing

$5 general, students, and seniors; free for SFMOMA members or with Museum admission (requires free ticket, which can be picked up in the Haas Atrium). Tickets are available at the Museum (with no surcharge) or online.

Copresented with Goethe-Institut San Francisco, with support from Lufthansa. Originally organized by The Museum of Modern Art, New York, and Goethe-Institut New York in collaboration with the DEFA Film Library at the University of Massachusetts, Amherst.

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