Wim Wenders: “Portraits Along the Road” at the MFAH


Our friends at the Museum of Fine Arts would like to invite you to the screening of Wim Wenders’ “road trilogy,” or more formally, “Wim Wenders: Portraits Along the Road.” This international celebration of German filmmaker Wim Wenders, features new digital restorations. First earning an international reputation as a cofounder of the New German Cinema movement in the 1970s, Wenders has since created award-winning features and documentaries. His classic Road Trilogy screens in February. Check out the trailer for Portraits Along the Road: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8jRHI5l41tY&feature=youtu.be


Alice in the Cities  – Friday, February 5, 7 p.m.
A German journalist and an abandoned girl left in his car embark on a search for the child’s grandparents.
Alice in den Städten – 1974, in German with English subtitles; Wim Wenders

Wrong Move (1974/75)Wrong Move Friday – February 12, 7 p.m.
An aspiring author travels abroad in the hopes of broadening his horizons. Along the way, he realizes that his travels and goals misalign.
Falsche Bewegung – 1975, in German with English subtitles; Wim Wenders

Kings of the RoadKings of the Road – Saturday, February 20, 6 p.m.
A traveling projectionist and a psychologist become friends after one saves the other. They begin a journey through a no-man’s-land, and an old moving van with film projectors in the back becomes a metaphor for the history of film, also covering themes of loneliness and postwar Germany.
Im Lauf der Zeit – 1976, in German with English subtitles; Wim Wenders

For more information on the movies and purchase of tickets, please check out the museum’s website: http://www.mfah.org/films/series/68/ .