Silent Country, directed by Andreas Dresen
The Films of Andreas Dresen
Andreas Dresen, one of Germany’s most successful contemporary filmmakers, undertook a two-week tour of the northeastern United States in the fall of 2005. He screened his film Willenbrock in its US premiere at the Brattle Theater in Cambridge, Massachusetts.
Dresen screened and discussed his other films with faculty and students at several universities and colleges, including the University of Massachusetts Amherst, Mount Holyoke College, Amherst College, Connecticut College, the State University of New York at Buffalo, and the Eastman School of Music at the University of Rochester.
Dresen ended his tour in New York City in order to attend the opening of the DEFA retrospective Rebels with a Cause – The Cinema of East Germany, which took place at The Museum of Modern Art from October 7 to 23, 2005.