The Wall (Die Mauer)
A poetic and enigmatic documentary from painter and filmmaker Jürgen Böttcher, who relies on sight and sound to contemplate the Berlin Wall’s historic and symbolic significance. European Film Prize for Best Documentary, 1991; Berlin Film Festival, 2006. (1989–90, 98 min., Dir. Jürgen Böttcher)
The Hammer is participating in the citywide Wende Flicks Film Festival of East German films, in conjunction with the exhibition Art of Two Germanys/Cold War Cultures through April 19, 2009, at LACMA. These screenings are organized by the Wende Museum and the DEFA Film Library. For more information on screenings around Los Angeles, visit www.wendemuseum.org.
Public programs are made possible, in part, by a major gift from Ann and Jerry Moss.
Additional support is provided by Bronya and Andrew Galef, Good Works Foundation and Laura Donnelley, an anonymous donor, and the Hammer Programs Committee.