The programme series Selling Democracy – Welcome Mr. Marshall will be opened on Sunday, 8 February at 10:30 am by the curators Sandra Schulberg and Dr. Rainer Rother in CinemaxX 6. There will be a Q&A session about the series following the opening speeches.
The following short films will be screened:
Ich und Mr. Marshall, 13 min.
The Shoemaker and the Hatter, John Halas, 16 min.
The Story of Koula, 21 min.
Nicht stören – Funktionärsversammlung, Hans Herbst, 16 min.
Village without Waters, David Kurland, 13 min.
The panel discussion “The Marshall Plan Films and their filmhistoric and political importance” will take place on Sunday, 8 February at 2:00 pm in the Berlin Film Museum, first floor. The presentation will be in English, entry is free.
The following filmmakers and film-historians will be on the panel:
Mike Meyer (Editor Newsweek)
Dr. Manfred Grieger (Volkswagen)
Prof. Tom Mascaro
Prof. David Ellwood
Dr. Rainer Rother
Selling Democracy screenings will be attended by the following special guests:
Monday, 9 February, Sandra Schulberg
Tuesday, 10 February, Jürgen Graf, „Mister Rias“
Thursday, 12 February, Jürgen Tressler
The series Selling Democracy – Welcome Mr. Marshall is made possible thanks to the generous support of Volkswagen.
February 7, 2004