German Film Series: "Der Himmel über Berlin" ("Wings of Desire")

October 17, 2019 - 4:00 pm to 10:00 pm (already occurred)
Black-and-white screenshot of a winged angel wearing a trench coat and standing on the ledge of a building's roof

This acclaimed, exhilarating film about Berlin before the fall of the Wall features the lonely angel Damiel (Bruno Ganz) roaming the city streets to provide comfort to mortals in need. When he falls in love with a beautiful trapeze artist, he is faced with a difficult decision: Give up love? Or lose his eternal wings forever? A magnificent film of sublime beauty and optimism.

This film will be shown at both 4 and 7:30 p.m. in German with English subtitles.

Contact Info

Megan Howes
(413) 542-2312
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