Rebels with a Cause: The Cinema of East Germany

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

Phyllis Wattis Theater

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.

Additional Info

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