I chatted with the Director of the Goethe Institut-Los Angeles, Fareed C. Majari, who oversees German Currents to find out more about this unique weekend of film.
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If you ever wonder just how thin the veneer of civilization is, Generation War is a testament to the illusion of man's moral evolution.
Faust- mein Gott! The story's still kicking! Johann Wolfgang von Goethe's classic has been produced yet again, this time in cinematic form, in a film that is as wondrous as it is strange.
the film becomes a profound indictment against the type of society in which allegiance to a political system overwhelms common humanity.
With the New Year freshly ushered in, a look at the San Francisco arts calendar shows the first film festival of the year to be German Gems 2012 on Saturday, Jan. 14 at the Castro Theatre.
In When We Leave, named Tribeca's Best Narrative Feature, a young mother flees her abusive husband to return to her family. What ensues is a devastating look at the perverse patriarchal tradition of honor killings.
Soul Kitchen, the latest movie from German-Turkish director Fatih Akin, is quite a change from his two previous films. It's a very funny comedy about various kinds of relationships.
I am looking forward to seeing Turkish-German director Fatih Akin's new movie, Soul Kitchen, at Tribeca. I so enjoyed two of his previous films that I decided to watch them again.
Rainer Werner Fassbinder, the preeminent force behind Germany's "new cinema" of the seventies, would have just turned 64 had he lived. Sadly, last Thu...
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