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Newsletter of the Goethe-Institut Washington February 12, 2010
The German cultural center presents a wide variety of films, exhibits, discussions, media projects and language classes in a contemporary artistic setting. Visit us for up-to-date perspectives on Germany in the context of Europe.

Unless otherwise noted, the following events take place at Goethe-Institut Washington, 812 Seventh St. NW, Washington, DC. Advance purchase or reservation is recommended to ensure seating. All events are subject to change. We will be closed on Monday, February 15, for President's Day.

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Goethe-Institut Washington website
 
Leprechaun Film Festival
A Deeper Look: Showcasing "Film|Neu" Directors
German Literature
German Photography
Additional German Cultural Events
 

Leprechaun Film Festival

Leprechaun Film Festival
Tuesday, February 16, 6:30 pm

���Les Lutins have really made a name for themselves as the C��sars of shorts.��� ��� Studio
Award-winning European short films screen at the Goethe-Institut during a citywide festival. In partnership with the Alliance Fran��aise. Tickets: $8; no charge for members.
 

A Deeper Look: Showcasing "Film|Neu" Directors

A Deeper Look
One Day in Europe February 1 - March 8

This series features additional artistic works from some of the German directors whose films appeared in Film|Neu 2010.
 
Baby
New Date: Wednesday, February 17, 6:30 pm

D: Philipp St��lzl The first feature film by the director of North Face (Nordwand), which screened during Film|Neu and is coming to local theaters soon.
 
The Promise (Das Versprechen)
The Promise (c) Kinowelt Monday, February 22, 6:30 pm

D: Margarethe von Trotta Escaping from East Germany in 1961, Sophie leaves her lover behind. They defend their love over the next 28 years - but will it stand up after all the years of separation?
 
First Kiss (Das Jahr der ersten K��sse)
First Kiss (c) mementoFilm GmbH Monday, March 1, 6:30 pm

D: Kai Wessel A romantic coming-of-age comedy of first love, by the director of the Film|Neu film Hilde.
 

German Literature

Community: German, American and Chinese Poetry
Saturday, February 27, 2 - 4 pm

Reading of poems selected for this year's theme, Community. In partnership with the Chinatown Community Cultural Center and the Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial Library. RSVP to [address removed].
 
Passport (Der Mensch ist ein gro��er Fasan auf der Welt)
(c) Carl Hanser Verlag Wednesday, March 3, 6:30 pm

Moderated by Peter Pfeiffer, Georgetown University

Discussion of this work by German novelist Herta M��ller, winner of the 2009 Nobel Prize for Literature, is organized by the European Literature Book Club. RSVP to [address removed].
 

German Photography

Roads and Paths: Photography by Bernhard Fuchs

Road Spanfeld 2007 (c) Bernhard FuchsThrough March 19

Photographer Bernhard Fuchs assembled a series of landscape images, where nature is crossed by paths and country roads, during visits to his Austrian hometown over the course of five years.

Gallery Hours: M-Th 9-5; F 9-3.

 

Additional German Cultural Events

I Am My Own Wife

Through March 7
Signature Theatre

���The most singular, eccentric individual the Cold War ever birthed���, Charlotte Von Mahsdorf, an East Berlin transvestite who survived both Nazi and Communist oppression, is played by veteran DC actor Andrew Long (who plays 35 other characters) in this tour-de-force performance. Tickets and information:[masked] or below.

 
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