whisper and SHOUT (flüstern and SCHREIEN)
In this road movie, the director travels throughout East Germany with various bands to document the East German music scene of the late 1980s. The film introduces bands like Feeling B, Silly, and Sandow. Berlin Film Festival, 1989. (1988, 120 min., Dir. Dieter Schumann)
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.