Over the past few weeks new audio files were added to our Visiting Directors Audio Collection finding aids, from 2008 and 2009.  You can listen to audio recorded before and after our screenings, including well-researched introductions and discussions between visiting filmmakers, scholars, and our curator and programmer.  All audio is available to the public, you just need to click on the links and listen via realaudio.

A few highlights from the recent uploads include:

Chris Marker’s May 2009 virtual visit:  The Second Life of Chris Marker: A Live Event

Two recordings from our 2008 Warren Sonbert program: Fellow Traveler: The Cinema of Warren Sonbert

 

 

Geliebte Bestie (Arthur Maria Rabenalt, Austria, 1959) hand-colored lobby card from the Just Collection

These hand-colored lobby cards from the Lothar & Eva Just Collection make us want to find a print of the film.

Geliebte Bestie (Arthur Maria Rabenalt, Austria, 1959) hand-colored lobby card from the Just Collection

Director Arthur Maria Rabenalt was born in Austria in 1905.  He made films under the Nazis, beginning in 1934, and continuted to work through the 1970s.

Geliebte Bestie (Arthur Maria Rabenalt, Austria, 1959) hand-colored lobby card from the Just Collection

Geliebte Bestie (Arthur Maria Rabenalt, Austria, 1959) hand-colored lobby card from the Just Collection

In the picutre above, the woman’s outfit has switched from red & white to black & white. One assumes her costume change was a whim of the colorist.

Frühling in Berlin (Rabenalt, West Germany, 1957) hand colored lobby card from the Lothar & Eva Just Collection

In the image above, the colorist has colored the woman’s shoe the same color as her leg, making it appear that she is only wearing one shoe!

Frühling in Berlin (Rabenalt, West Germany, 1957) hand colored lobby card from the Lothar & Eva Just Collection

It’s springtime in Berlin, 1957.  The stills from this cold war rom-com make us want to take a plane back in time.

Frühling in Berlin (Rabenalt, West Germany, 1957) hand colored lobby card from the Lothar & Eva Just Collection

Plane travel certainly was different in the old days.

Frühling in Berlin (Rabenalt, West Germany, 1957) hand colored lobby card from the Lothar & Eva Just Collection

The nightclubs look superior, too!