Spring 2016 Film Series - German, March 30
Discussion Leader: Jeffrey Grossman (Associate Professor and Chair, Department of German)
Movie Title: Aguirre, der Zorn Gottes, Aguirre, The Wrath of God
Description: Don Lope de Aguirre (Klaus Kinski), a ruthless Spanish conquistador, vies for power while part of an expedition in Peru to find El Dorado, the mythical seven cities of gold. Accompanied by his daughter, Flores (Cecilia Rivera), Aguirre faces off against his superior, Don Pedro de Ursua (Ruy Guerra), and grows increasingly volatile after seizing control of the group. As Aguirre presses deeper into the Amazonian jungle, he descends further into madness.
The IWL Spring Film Series is an event organized by the Institute of World Languages. All films are free and subtitled in English. Films are screened on Wednesday evenings from 630pm - 9pm.