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  • I DON’T WANT TO BE A MAN
PREVIOUSLY PLAYED

Lubitsch’s I DON’T WANT TO BE A MAN &
KOHLHIESEL’S DAUGHTERS

♪6:10

Monday, June 19

Directed by Ernst Lubitsch

Live piano accompaniment by Steve Sterner

I Don’t Want to Be a Man (1918): Ossi Oswalda tries a night out on the town in drag. DCP courtesy Murnau Stiftung. Approx. 44 min.

“A HEAD-SPINNING LITTLE FARCE.” 
– Film Journal

“AN EYE-POPPING GENDER-SWITCH COMEDY.”
– The Village Voice

Kohlhiesel’s Daughters (1920): Dual-roled Henny Porten and Emil Jannings replay The Taming of the Shrew in the Bavarian Alps. 35mm print courtesy Murnau Stiftung. Approx. 45 min.