Clark's "Projections of Vienna" Film Series Continues with Colonel Redl on August 16

For Immediate Release

August 07, 2002

The Clark Art Institute's film series "Projections of Vienna" continues on Friday, August 16, at 4:00 p.m. The Clark will screen Colonel Redl (1984, 114 minutes), which stars Klaus Maria Brandauer as an ambitious officer who rises from peasant boy to the top ranks of the Austrian secret service before running afoul of the archduke on the brink of World War I. The film is directed by Istvan Szabo and is in German with English subtitles.

The film series is offered every Friday at 4:00 p.m. throughout Gustav Klimt Landscapes and the other Vienna Project exhibitions on view at the Clark through September 2. The series looks at the capital of Austria from a variety of angles and mixes classics of world cinema with popular movies from the silent film era to today. Upcoming films will be The Third Man (1949, 104 minutes) on August 23, and Before Sunrise (1994, 101 minutes) on August 30.

The Clark's Vienna exhibitions and film series are part of "The Vienna Project," a six-month series of exhibitions, programs, and special events celebrating the rich and vibrant art and culture of Vienna in the beautiful setting of the Berkshire hills of western Massachusetts. 

The Sterling and Francine Clark Art Institute is located at 225 South Street in Williamstown, Massachusetts.  The galleries are open daily 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.  Admission to the galleries is $10 (members, students, and children free). For more information call 413-458-2303 or visit www.clarkart.edu/exhibitions/klimt/.

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