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I. ALTERNATIVE THEATERS in HOUSTON for possible German film viewing:

····(most of these theaters are cheaper than the average commercial theater, and also have mailing lists so that you can receive their schedules)

Rice Media Center, Entrance 7, Rice University, 713/527-4853

Museum of Fine Arts Houston, Bissonnet & Main, 713/639-7515

Landmark River Oaks Three Theater, W. Gray & S. Shepherd, 713/524-2175

Greenway 3, Greenway Plaza, 713/626-0402

Angelika Film Center, Bayou Place (downtown Houston), 713/CALL-AFC


You may find German films on videotape at local outlets (especially particular Blockbuster outlets or Audio Video Plus in Houston) or on cable TV. You may also rent or buy them by mail from FACETS (1-800-331-6197=ask for their new free guide to German films on video!), and of course, all the DVDs ever made through Netflix or Blockbuster Online. Here is a very mixed sampling of German film titles:

Aguirre, The Wrath of God
Ali--Fear Eats the Soul
Alice in the Cities
The All-around Reduced Personality--Redupers
The American Friend
Anita--Dances of Vice
Art in the Third Reich (doc.)
Bagdad Cafe
Baron Münchhausen
Berlin Alexanderplatz
The Bitter Tears of Petra von Kant
The Blue Angel
The Blue Light
The Boat is Full
Das Boot
Burden of Dreams (doc.)
Cabinet of Dr. Caligari
The Captain from Köpenick
Circle of Deceit
Coup de Grace
The Day the Sky Exploded
Every Man for Himself and God Against All
Exit Sunset Boulevard
Faraway, So Close
Fox and His Friends
Freak Orlando
The Germans and Their Men
Germany in Autumn
Germany Pale Mother
The Golem

Goodbye, Lenin
Heart of Glass
Herdsmen of the Sun
I am My Own Woman
I Love You, I Kill You
I Only Want You to Love Me
In a Year of Thirteen Moons
Invisible Adversaries
Joan of Arc of Mongolia
The Joyless Street
The Last Laugh
Lili Marleen
The Lost Honor of Katharina Blum
A Love in Germany
Kings of the Road
Madame X
Mädchen [Girls] in Uniform
A Man Like Eva
Marianne and Juliane
Marriage of Maria Braun
Maybe, Maybe Not
The Nasty Girl
The Neverending Story
The Nibelungen (Siegfried's Death & Kriemhild's Revenge)
Nobody Loves Me
Nosferatu (Herzog)
Nosferatu (Murnau)
One Glance and Love Breaks Out
One Plus One Equals Three
Pandora's Box
Paris Texas
The Patriot
Peppermint Peace
Reason Asleep
Rosa Luxemburg
Rosalie Goes Shopping
Shoah (French doc.)
Signs of Life
The State of Things
The Stationmaster's Wife
Student of Prague
The Sudden Wealth of the Poor People of Kombach
Symphonie Diagonol
Tadelöser & Wolff
Three Women Filmmakers (doc.)
Ticket of No Return (Portrait of a Woman Drinker)
The Tin Drum
Tonio Kröger
Triumph of the Will
The Trouble With Love
Until the End of the World
Veronica Voss
The Virgin Machine
The White Rose
Wings of Desire
Woman in Flames
Woman in the Moon
The Wonderful Horrible Life of Leni Riefenstahl (doc.)
Wrong Move
Years of Hunger
Young Törless

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