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Hilarious "Mackie Messer" Bertold Brecht Dreigroschenoper Movie

Hosted by a member of the Hamburg Theatre & Concerts Group
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Took place 1 month ago
Sat 27 Feb 20:15 - 22:00

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Let's enjoy and discuss "Mackie Messer": Bertold Brecht's famous Dreigroschenoper Movie live broadcast and stream (with your chosen content provider) with a parallel Internations Zoom discussion mainly after the content event for mainly German speakers.

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Joachim Lang's film follows Brecht's struggles on his attempted famous opera satire for the cinema in the early Protected content . At that time, Brecht worked on a film version, but due to disagreements between Brecht and the producers, the film was never realized.
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