German Monday Film Show will start this semester’s series with one of the most famous early sound films,
M – EINE STADT SUCHT EINEN M ORDER
1931, 105 min, dir. Fritz Lang, starring Peter Lorre, English subtitles)
DATE: 8 AUGUST*
TIME: 5.00 p.m.
VENUE: How.College, MTB West Wing 1st floor, German Programme, Media Room F251
(*we’ll have a bring & share before and during the performance)
(James Travers, 2005) M is based on the real-life case of child-killer Peter Kurten, the “monster of Dusseldorf,” whose crimes of the 1920s were still recent enough to resonate in the viewer’s mind.
For further information please contact:
Dr. Marion Pape
University of KwaZulu-Natal
School of Language, Literature & Linguistics
TEL: 031-260 1086/2380
FAX: 031-260 1242