Events | Babylon Berlin Season 3 Premiere

Los Angeles | February 28, 2020 | 7:00 PM – 10:00 PM

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Babylon Berlin Season 3
An evening in style of the 1920s! On February 28th Villa Aurora and the Robert Gore Rifkind Foundation are proudly presenting 2 episodes of the brand new season 3 of the hit series BABYLON BERLIN.
Following the screening co-creator, writer & director, Henk Handloegten and curator of the Robert Gore Rifkind Center, Timothy O. Benson, are going to talk about the art, music and politics that influenced BABYLON BERLIN and changed the course of history.
Writer & Director


Henk Handloegten is a writer, director and co-creator of the internationally renown TV series BABYLON BERLIN.

He is known -among others- for Goodbye Lenin, Summer Window, Learning to Lie and is currently a filmmaker-in-residence at Villa Aurora.  


Curator of the Robert Gore Rifkind Center


Timothy O. Benson is Curator of the Robert Gore Rifkind Center for German Expressionist Studies at LACMA where he has curated more than forty exhibitions including Emil Nolde: The Painter's Prints, Expressionist Utopias and Central European Avant-Gardes: 1910-1930, Hans Richter: Encounters and Expressionism in Germany and France: From Van Gogh to Kandinsky.
He has published and lectured extensively on German Expressionism, Berlin Dada, and World War I and has received the German Order of Merit and research grants from the Humboldt Foundation. Robert Gore Rifkind Center:
Robert Gore Rifkind (1928 - 2019) built one of the most important collections of German Expressionist prints, drawings, rare books, and journals in existence. His donation to LACMA in 1983 led to the creation of the Robert Gore Rifkind Center for German Expressionist Studies, an extensive and growing collection of more than 6,000 prints and drawings and a research library of over 10,000 volumes, which receives ongoing support from the Rifkind Foundation.



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