Spotlighting Louise Brooks: From the Kansas Prairie to the German Silver Screen

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February 24, 2018, 10:00 AM CT

Public programs that offer a fresh look at famous Kansan Louise Brooks and her role in developing the image of the "new woman" in the experimental German cinema of the 1920s.

10:00 AM - Brief event introduction
10:10 AM - Student silent films
11:00 AM - "Diary of a Lost Girl" screening with live accompaniment by Matthew De Gennaro
1:30 PM - Reception with light hors d'oeuvres
1:30 PM - Moderated panel
2:15 PM - Talk and Q&A session with Richard McCormick, University of Minnesota. McCormick discusses the avant-garde cinema of the Weimar Republic and the films featuring Louise Brooks that came to redefine the role of women in film.

Kansas State University
1234 Lovers Lane
119 Justin Hall
Manhattan, KS 66506
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Sponsored by: Kansas State University, Dept of Modern Languages

For more information about this event, please contact:
Nichole Neuman
(785) 532-6760