Cinema, Opera, Art: The Passion of Werner Schroeter (Day 1)

6:30 pm on Thursday, September 27, 2012
8:30 pm on Saturday, September 29, 2012
Goethe-Institut, 170 Beacon Street, Boston, Massachusetts
Scholars from Germany, Austria, Switzerland, Australia and the US gather to discuss the films, documentaries and passion for theater and opera of Werner Schroeter, who at his death in 2010 was considered one of the leading creative forces in film, theater and opera in Europe. Under discussion: the different facets of Schroeter's four decades-long career, including his late 60s and early 70s avant-garde films, his German and internationally made art house features, his documentaries, and his passion for theater and opera. The conference is organized by Roy Grundmann, Director, Film andTelevision Studies Program and Associate Professor, Film Studies in the College of Communication and co-sponsored by BU's College of Communication, Center for the Study of Europe, Distinguished Professorship in the Core Curriculum, and the Humanities Foundation. Free and open to the BU community and the public.