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7:30pm International Film Series: Egon Schiele: Death and the Maiden (Egon Schiele – Tod und Madchen)
November 2 @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
I-House and United Nations Association – Davis Chapter co-sponsors the screening of free international films (with subtitles) on the first and third Fridays of each month from September – May. Refreshments are served at 7:30pm, and films begin at 8:00pm. Donations are appreciated. In addition to the United Nations series, I-House offers a variety of mini film festivals throughout the year.
There is no charge, but donations are welcomed and gratefully accepted to help raise funds for UNA’s Adopt-a-Future campaign in cooperation with UNHCR to build classrooms in refugee camps in Kenya.
Please check the calendar for upcoming films.
In case you missed our movie night, or you have some suggestions for good movies, you can view a list of all movies we have shown so far: UNA IH Int films 1997 through Nov. 2017
On November 2, 2018, Paul Grant will host a screening of the 2016 Austrian film Egon Schiele: Death and the Maiden (Egon Schiele – Tod und Mädchen), directed by Dieter Berner, 110 min.
Egon Schiele (1890 – 1918) was an important early 20th century Viennese artist and was mentored by Gustav Klimt. His early works resembled those of Klimt, but he soon developed his own style. His explicit exploration of sexuality was disturbing to some. In 1911, Schiele met Wally Neuzil, 17, in Vienna. They lived together, and she was a model for many of his paintings, including Death and the Maiden. (For mature audiences)