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From German Expressionism to Film Noir: How the Extraordinary Weimar Directors Forever Changed Hollywood

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January 5, 2022: 7:00 pm

Note: due to the Covid-19 pandemic, this talk will only be offered online, via Zoom. Advance registration is required for this event.

Fritz Lang, Billy Wilder, Ernst Lubitch, and Josef von Sternberg were all extraordinary film directors who fled from Germany during the rise of the Nazis. Natalie Neuert, director of UVM’s Lane Series, explores how these filmmakers profoundly influenced Hollywood and made movies that altered the American cultural landscape.

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About Natalie Neuert

Natalie Neuert has spent her entire working life within the realm of the performing arts. She is the Director of the University of Vermont Lane Series, a position she has held since 2012. Prior to being named Director she managed the series for 16 years. She holds a BFA in Acting and Directing from Montclair State University, and an MFA in Directing for the Stage from Pennsylvania State University. In addition to her duties as Director, she also teaches (at UVM) Arts Management, Music in Live Performance, Aesthetics of Live Performance, in the area of Jewish Studies, and of the Arts of the Weimar period.

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January 5, 2022
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Brownell Library
6 Lincoln St
Essex Junction, VT 05452 United States
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