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Classic Film Evening: Wings of Desire (1987)

Classic Film Evening: Wings of Desire (1987)

Date & Time

March 9, 2023 - 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm

About the Film

Directed by Wim Wenders

Starring Bruno Ganz, Solveig Dommartin, Otto Sander, Peter Falk

Drama | Fantasy | German with English subtitles | 122 min | PG



Wings of Desire is our 103rd classic film screening. The story of the film follows two angels, Damiel (Bruno Ganz) and Cassiel (Otto Sander) who guard over Berlin, bearing witness and providing comfort. They encounter mortals including an ageing writer, an actor and a lonely trapeze artist who provides a love interest.


Film Introduction

The screening will include an introduction and closing remarks by SMSA member, Peter Rainey.

This event will be held in person at the Henry Carmichael Theatre, Level 1, 280 Pitt Street Sydney.

Registration to attend this event is essential.

Mask wearing is strongly encouraged.

If you are feeling unwell with COVID-19 symptoms (however mild), please do not come in. We encourage everyone to regularly check the alerts on the NSW Health website and follow their advice.

The health of our members, visitors and staff remains our priority and we appreciate your cooperation and patience.

Image credits: Wim Wenders, Wings of Desire, 1987 (still); photo: courtesy Janus Films

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Date & Time

March 9, 2023 - 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm


Sydney Mechanics' School of Arts, Pitt Street, Sydney NSW, Australia

Henry Carmichael Theatre

280 Pitt Street Sydney NSW 2000

Level 1


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