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October 16, 2014

Modern languages department host German film screenings, lecture

Submitted by Necia Chronister

The modern languages department will host German Visions of the USA at 4 p.m. Friday, Oct. 17, 109 Justin Hall. The event will start with the documentary film "Little Dieter Needs to Fly" by Werner Herzog, 1997, and the documentary short "Werner Herzog Eats His Shoe" by Les Blank, 1987.

German film scholar Brad Prager, University of Missouri, will present "From Horizon to Horizon: Werner Herzog and His Cinematic Hallmarks" at 6:30 p.m.

On Saturday, Oct. 18, the department will show two feature films at the Manhattan Arts Center, "Bagdad Cafe," by Percy Adlon, 1987, at 1 p.m. and "Schultze Gets the Blues" by Michael Schorr, 2003, at 3 p.m.

All films are English-language with English subtitles when German is spoken.

The event is funded by the modern languages department and by an International Incentive Grant from the Office of International Programs. It is free and open to the public.