The Wall (Die Mauer)

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)

Wende Flicks

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


Location: Billy Wilder Theater
Ticketing: Tickets are required and available at the Box Office one hour before the program. General admission tickets are available one per person on a first come, first served basis following member ticketing. Early arrival is recommended.
Member Benefit: Members receive priority ticketing (until 15 minutes before the program) by skipping the general admission line and can choose their seats, subject to availability.
Parking: Under the museum, $6 flat rate after 6 p.m. Cash only. 

Food and drink may not be carried into the Billy Wilder Theater. Read our food, bag check, and photo policies.

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.