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May 11th screening of the Revolutionary Expressionist Film "Metropolis"

The NW Film Center is showing Fritz Lang's iconic 1926 film "Metropolis" in connection with the Portland Art Museum exhibition "From Anxiety to Ecstasy: Themes in German Expressionist PRints," at 7pm on Thursday, May 11th in the Whitsell Auditorium.
The NW Film Center is showing Fritz Lang's iconic 1926 film "Metropolis" in connection with the Portland Art Museum exhibition "From Anxiety to Ecstasy: Themes in German Expressionist PRints," at 7pm on Thursday, May 11th in the Whitsell Auditorium.
Lang admirer 27.Apr.2006 10:29

cinematiste

it's beautiful in a theater. don't miss this.

cool 27.Apr.2006 16:35

heck

Is it the colorized version with the deleted/restored footage? I like that one better.

this is the original 28.Apr.2006 19:43

looming spooky skyscrapers and flying cars

This movie had a lasting influence over the look of subsequent urban sci-fi films, especially "Blade Runner" (1982) but also including for instance "The Fifth Element" and "Star Wars Episode 2."