GERMAN FILM FESTIVAL – (Re)imagining Post-Industrial Urbanity: Films of the Ruhr Area, Germany

Come and see three films from the Ruhrgebiet, a large post-industrial area in
western Germany. In an introductory session, Sina Nitzsche, Visiting Assistant
Professor of German at Oglethorpe University, and Kate Thorpe, Teagle Writing
Fellow at Wesleyan, will place these films in the context of the transformation
through art and image-making that the region is experiencing.

Friday, April 13, 2012:

7 PM Introduction

7:30 PM Bang Boom Bang a film by Peter Thorwart,

Saturday, April 14, 2012:

5 PM Losers and Winners, a documentary by Ulrike Franke and Michael Loeken,

7 PM Solino by Fatih Akin

All events will take place in Downey House 113.

The event is sponsored by the German Studies Department, Writing at Wesleyan, and the Goethe Institute Boston.

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