Department of Germanic Studies


Metropolis, Fritz Lang, (1927)

Tue, April 19, 2011 | BUR 208

6:00 PM - 8:00 PM


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.

Sponsored by: The Department of Germanic Studies

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