Film Series

Thursday, October 11, 2007
The Gleiwitz Case

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

Date + Time

Thursday, October 11, 2007
7:00 p.m.

Location

Phyllis Wattis Theater

Overview

Gerhard Klein, 1961, 69 min.

The Gleiwitz Case recreates the true story of Nazis disguised as Poles who attack a radio station in Gleiwitz. This staged incident served as Hitler's justification for invading Poland.

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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