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189_Western (2017)

  • The Mini Microcinema 1329 Main Street Cincinnati, OH, 45202 United States (map)

Doors at 7:00 PM, Screening at 7:30 PM

@ The Mini Microcinema - 1329 Main St.

Directed by Valeska Grisebach

Presented by the University of Cincinnati Center for Film and Media Studies

A group of German construction workers ventures to the periphery of Europe to build a hydropower station in a remote Bulgarian nature preserve. Amid this breath-taking landscape, they find themselves confronted with the challenges of physical work, the limits of language, and the foreignness of Bulgaria itself. Reimaging the Western genre in a contemporary European borderland, Valeska Grisebach explores romanticized conceptions of masculinity and the quest for freedom on imagined and real “frontier” of civilization.  Introduced by Tanja Nusser (German Studies and Film & Media Studies, UC)

Free with $5 suggested donation.


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