German workers come to the rescue of French miners involved in an accident, overcoming all political enmities.
Austrian director Georg Wilhelm Pabst’s film can be seen as a direct continuation of Westfront 1918 and the film cemented his status as one of the most morally engaged and formally creative filmmakers of his time.
Germany / France, 1931, 93min, French and German with English subtitles, directed by Georg Wilhelm Pabst
Throughout 2018 our CineClub film series will be screening a selection of historical films to highlight and further explore the years 1918 and 1938.
Upcoming films from the Historical Film Series:
Thursday 25 January, 7pm, ACF London
La Grande Illusion
Thursday 6 February, 7pm, ACF London
Jules et Jim
Tuesday 13 March, 7pm