DFF - Deutsches Filminstitut & Filmmuseum
The building of the DFF – Deutsches Filminstitut & Filmmuseum – is bathed in a special light. The cinema screens classic lighthouse films in its late-night series and the Maximilian Schell exhibition entices visitors with a light installation honoring Schell's famous documentary MARLENE (BRD/FR/CS 1983/84).
Friday, 13.03.2020, at 22:30:
THE FOG (USA 1980)
Directed by John Carpenter. Starring: Adrienne Barbeau, Hal Holbrook, Jamie Lee Curtis. (90 minutes 35mm. English with German subtitles)
An old seamen tells a frightening tale: The crew of a ship that sank 100 years ago off the coast of the fishing village in dense fog will return to take revenge. While the old man tells the story, the radio broadcaster in the lighthouse is notified that a thick bank of fog is drifting towards the coast. Masterly visuals and skilled effects of light and fog add to the intensity of John Carpenter's horror classic.
Saturday, 14.03.2020, at 22:30:
THE LIGHTHOUSE (USA 2019)
Director: Robert Eggers, Starring: Willem Dafoe, Robert Pattinson, Valeriia Karaman. (109 minutes. DCP. English with German subtitles)
In the late-19th century, a young man travels to a remote island off the coast of New England to work as an assistant to an elderly lighthouse keeper. For a long time, the men don't even talk, until a storm prevents a supply ship from docking for days, to bring rations and relieve the desperate assistant before he loses his sanity.
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