Screening of "Kreuzer Emden"Enlarge image (© picture alliance)
The German Consulate will be screeening the 1932 German film “Kreuzer Emden” on Sunday, 26th October 2014, 9 am at the Woodlands Symphony, Chennai. A small introduction shall elicit the event and its meaning to the audience. Filmbuffs and cine-conoisseurs may be aware that the camera work done on this film has been handled by Josef Wirsching, a contemporary of Franz Osten, who later migrated to India and worked on many Bollywood productions. He died filming on the set of the Mina Kumari-starrer “Pakeezah” in 1953.