Golem in the Ghetto
Centuries before Brad Pitt led a vengeful army of jews onscreen in Inglourious Basterds, rabbi Judah Loew ben Bezalel hatched a monster avenger to protect Prague ghettos. As the legend goes, he molded clay from the Vltava River, spoke in tongues, and gave life to an angry golem. This big-fisted creature was like the Anti-Defamation League with 'roid rage, protecting the chosen people and thrashing anti-Semitic gentiles that is, until it flipped out and got nasty on the chosen people too.
See the terror in action this Saturday when the 1920 film The Golem screens for the Expressionism in German Cinema series at Cinéclub 24. The silent horror film stars Ernst Deutsch, was directed by Paul Wegener and Carl Boese, and has cinematography by Karl Freund, who later filmed the classic Metropolis. The 7 p.m. program also includes screenings of moody psychological classics such as F. W. Murnaus Phantom and Karl Grunes The Street.
Sat., Sept. 18, 7 p.m., 2010
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