Posts Tagged: Walter Ruttmann

Lichtspiel

It was a meeting with French Dadaist Philippe Soupault in Berlin’s Romanisches Café in the early 1920s which helped Walter Ruttmann synthesize art and music into cinema.

Lichtspiel

It was a meeting with French Dadaist Philippe Soupault in Berlin’s Romanisches Café in the early 1920s which helped Walter Ruttmann synthesize art and music into cinema.

Berlin symphonies

Watch these films closely enough and you’ll find all sorts of parallels, but what struck me most about the more recent depiction is how much slower, less industrial and depopulated Berlin seems.

Berlin symphonies

Watch these films closely enough and you’ll find all sorts of parallels, but what struck me most about the more recent depiction is how much slower, less industrial and depopulated Berlin seems.