An Evening of German Television Classics

West Germany, 165m, DCP

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Screened May 23, 2019

A triple whammy of genius FRG crime stories with celebrated episodes from three legendary TV series. All share a tone of hysteria in different registers—from playfully Surrealist to full-throttle machismo to all-out giallo madness.

The Commissioner: Car Park Hyenas

Zbyněk Brynych, 1969, West Germany, 60m, DCP

Derrick: Dead Birds Don’t Sing

Alfred Vohrer, 1976, West Germany, 60m, DCP

The Investigator: Night Watch

Dominik Graf, 1993, Germany, 45m, BetaSP

Total runtime: 165m

In German with English subtitles

Presented by series curator Olaf Möller

A film by Zbyněk Brynych Alfred Vohrer Dominik Graf