The best new German, Austrian, and Swiss Cinema will once again be celebrated at the American Cinematheque, during the 11th Annual GERMAN CURRENTS FILM FESTIVAL from Friday, October 13th – Monday, Oct 16th, 2017 at the historic Egyptian Theatre in Hollywood.
The festivities will begin at 7:30 p.m. on Friday, October 13th, 2017, with the opening-night red-carpet gala West Coast premiere of Jakob Lass’ feature TIGER GIRL, followed by a discussion with the director and after party at the Egyptian Theatre.
The four-day festival continues with the US PREMIERE of BEUYS by Andres Veiel, the US PREMIERE of Ute Wieland’s TIGER MILK (nominated for German Screenwriter’s Award), followed by a discussion with the director and the US PREMIERE of Fatih Akin’s coming-of-age film GOODBYE BERLIN, which won numerous awards including the Bavarian Film Award 2017. The Austrian entry at the festival this year is Dieter Berner’s EGON SCHIELE: DEATH & THE MAIDEN. German Currents is excited to present the Swiss submission to the Academy Awards THE DIVINE ORDER written and directed by Petra Volpe, who will attend this LA Premiere of her film. The event will conclude on Monday, October 16th with the popular and free children’s matinee screening for LA schools THE PEPPERCORNS AND THE CURSE OF THE BLACK KING.
For tickets and the full festival schedule, click here. Your team at German World hopes to meet you there!