Filmabend Spring 2021

Thursday, April 22, 2021
7:00 p.m.–9:00 p.m.
Filmabend Spring 2021

German film series from the Department of Germanic and Slavic Languages and Literatures and the German Graduate Student Association.

Join us for a virtual film screening on Zoom at 7:00 p.m. ET on the dates below. Films will be shown in German with English subtitles. Registration is required; visit the links to register!

Thursday, February 25: Fünf Patronenhülsen (Five Cartridges, 1960)

  • Directed by Frank Beyer. During the Spansih Civil War, five International Brigade soldiers of different nationalities are given a crucial assignment as their commander lies dying: they are to smuggle top-secret information across enemy lines, embarking on an odyssey across the Sierra that tests the limits of their friendship and endurance. Hosted by Ph.D. candidate Will Weihe. Register:

Thursday, March 18: Avant-garde Film Night

  • Experience a series of short avant-garde films from German and Germanic filmmakers and artists with commentary and interpretation. Hosted by Dr. Samuel Frederick and Ph.D. candidate Hannah A. Matangos. Register:

Thursday, April 1: Barbara (2012)

  • Directed by Christian Petzold. A doctor working in 1980s East Germany finds herself banished to a small country hospital. Hosted by Dr. Sabine Doran. Register:

Thursday, April 22: Angst essen Seele auf (Ali: Fear Eats the Soul, 1974)

  • Directed by Rainer Werner Fassbinder. A lonely widow meets a much younger Arab worker in a bar during a rainstorm. They fall in love, to their own surprise and to the outright shock of their families, colleagues, and drinking buddies. Register:
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