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Metropolis (1927)
Date Sunday March 30
Time 7:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Location Details
708 Gilman St. @ The Tannery
All Ages - Wheelchair Accessible
Free Parking - Donations Accepted
Door 7:00PM - Film 7:30PM
Event Type Screening
Metropolis (1927) 8mm/B&W/Silent/Musical Accompaniment/110 min. NEW PRINT!

In a futuristic city sharply divided between the working class and the city planners, the son of the city's mastermind falls in love with a working class prophet who predicts the coming of a savior to mediate their differences.

Metropolis is regarded as a pioneer work of science fiction movies, being the first feature length movie of the genre. In 2012, in correspondence with the Sight & Sound Poll, the British Film Institute called ″Metropolis″ the 35th greatest film of all time.

Director: Fritz Lang
Writers: Thea von Harbou (screenplay), Thea von Harbou (novel)
Stars: Brigitte Helm, Alfred Abel, Gustav Fröhlich
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