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Peter Nestler Program 1

Film Society of Lincoln Center

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This program features Peter Nestler’s first and second films, set in a small seaside village and a rural primary school in the village of Reid, Switzerland, respectively; and a film about the history of Frankfurt’s Jewish ghetto from the middle ages to the present day.

Am Siel (1962, 13m) Peter Nestler’s first film presents life in a small seaside village from the perspective of an old floodgate.

Essays / Aufsätze (1963, 10m) His second film is a poetic document of the daily routine of a rural primary school in the village of Reid, Switzerland, told through the children’s own words and voices.

Die Judengasse (1988, 43m) Nestler traces the history of Frankfurt’s Jewish ghetto from the middle ages to the present day.

All three digital restorations courtesy of Deutsche Kinemathek, Berlin.

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Runtime

66m

Pricing

9.00 - 14.00

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