Departmental News


  • German Film Club, Sept 22

    September 1, 2011

    The German Film Club presents "The Adventures of Baron Münchausen" (1943, dir. Joseph von Baky”).

  • German Film Club and MGP Screening, May 7

    May 1, 2009

    The Multicultural Germany Project and the German Film Club invite you to attend a screening of the 2006 documentary "Omulaule heißt schwarz" (Omulaule Means Black; German with English subtitles) and the following discussion. Dwinelle Hall B4, basement level. Refreshments will be served. This documentary by Beatrice Möller, Nicola Hen, and Susanne Radelhof deals with the lives of young Namibians who grew up in the German Democratic Republic (GDR) and had to return to Namibia following German reunification. In the film, these young people fondly look back at their East German childhood and consider how their relationship to Germany has since been…

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  • Walo Deuber Screening, Apr 11

    April 1, 2008

    Friday, April 11th at 6:00pm in 102 Moffitt Library: Film screening followed by Q&A with the director RICORDARE ANNA – REMEMBER ANNA by Dr. Walo Deuber (award-winning Swiss filmmaker) Viktor Looser (Matthias Gnädinger, The Downfall) has been living in the past for a decade. He cannot get over the death of his daughter Anna (Bibiana Beglau, The Legend of Rita) and her two children. When the past confronts him in the present, the years of bitterness suddenly appear in a different light. In severely deteriorated health, Viktor decides to take a very different look at the past. He sets off to…

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  • Film Screening and Discussion, Apr 20

    April 1, 2007

    "Aus der Zeit" (Out of Time, 2007) by Harald Friedl. Special film screening followed by a Q&A session with the director! The film is a painfully, tenderly funny portrait of a dying breed: the independent family store owners in Vienna. Under the pretext of filming a megalopolis, "Berlin, Symphony of a Big City" extolled the hectic rhythm of machines, the accelerating circulation of goods and messages: the automated world of the future. Almost eighty years on, in a Europe in which economic prudence is becoming the rule, where "big" either eclipses or absorbs "small," "traditional" Mom & Pop shops are…

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  • German Film Club, Apr 28

    April 1, 2005

    The German Film Club presents Michael Herbig's "(T)raumschiff Surprise – Periode 1" (2004).

  • German Film Club, Apr 14

    April 1, 2005

    The German Film Club presents Tom Tykwer's "Der Krieger und die Kaiserin" (2000).

  • German Film Club, Mar 31

    March 1, 2005

    The German Film Club Presents Zak Penn's "Incident at Loch Ness" (2004).

  • German Film Club, Mar 11

    March 1, 2005

    The German Film Club presents Fatih Akin's "Gegen die Wand" (2004).

  • German Film Club, Feb 24

    February 1, 2005

    The German Film Club presents "Das Experiment" (2001) by Oliver Hirschbiegel.

  • Zizek Film Screening, Apr 18

    April 1, 2004

    Zizek: The Documentary preview screening, 5:00 – 7:00 p.m. in 10 Evans Hall. “Zizek!” – the second feature length production of the New York based Documentary Campaign – is a documentary exploring the eccentric personality and esoteric work of the “wild man of theory”: the incomparable Slovenian philosopher Slavoj Zizek. An unconventional and intimate portrait, “Zizek! ” trails the thinker from New York City to Buenos Aires and back to his home in Ljubljana, Slovenia. All the while Zizek compulsively reveals the invisible workings of ideology through his unique blend of Lacanian psychoanalysis, Marxism, and critique of pop culture. Erudite…

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