Thursday, March 30, 2017

The Goethe-Institut to Award Two Week Grants to Germany

February 13, 2017 by  
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The Goethe-Institut is pleased to announce that two language grants will be awarded 2017! They will fly you to Germany and accommodate you! You will be participating in a 2-week language course in Oct., Nov., or Dec. 2017 (subject to course location/dates). Anyone who completes two full class cycles this year before Sept. 2017 is […]

German Currents Los Angeles Film Festival 2016

November 7, 2016 by  
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On Thursday, October 20th, German Currents kicked off its four-day film festival with opening film “Me and Kaminski” at the Egyptian Theatre in Hollywood. This year the film festival, produced by the Goethe-Institut Los Angeles and the American Cinematheque, celebrated its 10th edition of showcasing the best of recent German cinema in Los Angeles. The […]

DC: Berlin Dance Party with DJ Alex Barck and DC Urban Artistry Dancers

November 7, 2016 by  
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Join the Goethe-Institut Washington for their Berlin Dance Party with Alex Barck on Thursday, November 10 from 8 p.m. – 10:45 p.m.! Alex Barck rose to fame as a member of DJ/producer collective Jazzanova, founder of the Sonar Kollektiv label in the late 90’s. Early gigs at now-infamous clubs like Delicious Doughnuts led to his […]

The German Language Olympics: Students From 60 Countries Compete

August 10, 2016 by  
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For two weeks, participants bravely battled their way through adjective declensions and nominal constructions – but above all, they proved their intercultural skills and made friends from all over the world. A ceremony was held at the Federal Foreign Office on Friday, July 29, to pay tribute to the participants and winners of this year’s […]

DC: Goethe-Institut Open House Sommerfest

July 27, 2016 by  
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Join the Goethe-Institut on Friday, August 26th for a summer party at their new building. Check out their digs while learning about the work of the Goethe-Institut, chat with staff and others interested in German culture and language, enjoy typical German drinks and food from the food truck DC Döner, listen to tunes from Radio […]

CA/L.A.: Picnic and Silent Film Featuring the Villa Aurora House Organ

July 14, 2016 by  
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July 17, 2016 – 8.15 PM Curated by renowned film historian Cari Beauchamp, Villa Aurora will present a summer of comedy featuring the great comediennes of the silent screen. These powerful women dominated the silent screen during the tens and early 1920s and brought millions of moviegoers to theaters every week. As an added attraction, several […]

CA/L.A.: Film – Caroline Link’s “ A Year Ago In Winter”

July 10, 2016 by  
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July 13, 2016 – 7 PM Join Goethe-Institut Los Angeles for their new event series, German Currents Retrospective 2007-2015. This week’s featured film is “Beloved Sisters.” Though Eliane and Thomas Richter (Harfouch ,Zischler) appear to lead a perfect life, the sudden, tragic death of their 19-year-old son Alexander (Sjöström) causes the seemly stable family structure […]

CA/L.A.: Film – Feo Aladag’s “When We Leave”

July 3, 2016 by  
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July 6, 2016 – 7 PM Join Goethe-Institut Los Angeles for their new event series, German Currents Retrospective 2007-2015. This week’s featured film is “Beloved Sisters.” When German-born Umay (Kekilli) flees her oppressive marriage in Istanbul, she takes her young son Cem (Schiller) with her. Hoping to find a better life with her family in […]

DC: Exhibition – Escape Routes at Goethe-Institut Washington

June 12, 2016 by  
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June 16 – August 31 , 2016 – 6 – 8 PM In Escape Routes, a project by the group REINIGUNGSGESELLSCHAFT, digital drawings and pictures made from lace depict migration movements and their causes. The stylized narratives focus on the topic of mutual interdependence in a globalized world undergoing rapid transition. Currently, 60 million people […]

LA: Soccer: UEFA European Championship 2016 Live Streaming at Goethe-Institut

June 9, 2016 by  
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June 10, 2016 – July 10, 2016 Germany will be in a soccer frenzy again during the UEFA European Championship 2016 in France. At no time will the German TV ratings be higher than during the World- or European Championship. Most of the people are looking forward to the public live screenings in bars, Stadiums, and […]

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