Expressionist art is the inspiration for Algol: Tragedy of Power (dir. Hans Werckmeister, Germany, 1920), in which a starman shares his extraterrestrial technology with a coal miner, allowing the miner to produce limitless renewable energy and close the mines—with unexpected consequences. Digitally restored by the Munich Film Museum, this rare film can be viewed again on the big screen and admired in of its intricate detail.
Free and open to the public. Complimentary medium popcorn for Kemper Art Museum members.