German Film Series: Metropolis
Tue, April 19, 2011 • 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM • BUR 208
Metropolis, Fritz Lang, (1927)
Metropolis is a 1927 German expressionist film in the science-fiction genre, directed by Fritz Lang. It was produced in Germany during a stable period of the Weimar Republic. Metropolis is set in a futuristic urban dystopia and makes use of this context to explore the social crisis between workers and owners in capitalism.