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Lecture on the newly released film “Berlin Alexanderplatz”

November 19, 2020

Lecture by Dr. Christoph Weber, University of North Texas, on the newly released Berlin Alexanderplatz. In this film, the Afghan-born director Burhan Qurbani situates Alfred Döblin’s 1929 epic novel of the same name in contemporary Berlin with the undocumented African immigrant “Francis” as the main protagonist. More details and registration information are following soon.

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4:30 pm

Lecture and Discussion “Berlin Alexanderplatz: A Cinematic Journey”

November 19, 2020 @ 4:30 pm - 6:00 pm

Hosted by University of North Texas Department of World Languages, Literatures, and Cultures Presented by Dr. Christoph Weber, University of North Texas Alfred Döblin’s literary masterpiece Berlin Alexanderplatz (1929) chronicles the struggles of the murderer Franz Biberkopf who is trying to lead an honest life after his release from prison. The novel’s unflinching depiction of […]

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