This series of classic monster films coincides with the exhibition Medieval Monsters: Terrors, Aliens, Wonders.
Film Screening with Live Music
Directors: Carl Boese & Paul Wegener (1920, 86 minutes)
Suffering under the tyrannical rule of Rudolf II in 16th-century Prague, a Talmudic rabbi (Albert Steinruck) creates a giant warrior (Paul Wegener) to protect the safety of his people. Sculpted of clay, the Golem is a seemingly indestructible juggernaut, performing acts of great heroism, yet equally capable of dreadful violence. Live piano accompaniment at this silent film classic by Ben Model.
The exhibition Medieval Monsters: Terrors, Aliens, Wonders will be open at 6 pm for program attendees.
Exhibition-related films are free with museum admission.
Advance reservations for members only. Tickets are available at the Admission Desk on the day of the screening.