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Sex in Chains

June 17 @ 3:00 pm

Presented as part of the first annual Public Domain Day at the Center for Contemporary Arts

Screening in the CCA Cinema

June 17: Screening at 3:00pm

US Copyright Law protects creative property for a almost full century, but on January 1, 2024 films from the year 1928 moved into the public domain. CCA celebrates these important pieces of cinematic history all day on Monday June 17th with our first ever Public Domain Day!

SEX IN CHAINS synopsis:

A young man is convicted of manslaughter and sentenced to a term in prison in this gay-themed film of the German Silent Era. Incarcerated, our protagonist forms a close relationship with his cellmate (future movie director Wilhelm aka William Dieterle) and upon his release his wife is concerned as to how prison has changed the man she married.

Director: William Dieterle
Writers: Franz Hollering, Herbert Juttke, Georg C. Klaren
Features: William Dieterle, Gunnar Tolnaes, Mary Johnson
Run time: 1 hr. 47 min
Film: Drama

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