SILVER AND THE CROSS, THE

SILVER AND THE CROSS, THE

(c) Harun Farocki

THE SILVER AND THE CROSS (Germany, 2011, 17 min.)

Washington, D.C. Premiere “The Spanish brought the cross and took the silver,” are the words the filmmaker uses to describe his pointed analysis of a 1758 naïve painting depicting villages, workers and silver mines in Peru during Spanish colonization. Directed by Harun Farocki.

Shown with GRANDE HOTEL

Ticket/Reservation Info:

FREE. Tickets available on a first-come, first-served basis on the day of screening.

National Gallery of Art, East Building Auditorium

Fourth St. & Constitution Ave., NW

(Metro: Archives/Navy Memorial/ Penn Quarter, 7th St. exit)

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