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Ein kleiner Augenblick des Glücks (c) Filmfest Dresden

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Ein kleiner Augenblick des Glücks (c) Filmfest Dresden

26 April 2014


Shorts-Courts-Kurz presents a broad array of the best international short films from the 2014 Clermont-Ferrand and the 2013 Dresden festivals, two of the most significant short film festivals in France and Germany. Presented by the Alliance Française and the Goethe-Institut Washington. More...

Until 25 April 2014

gute aussichten: new german photography 2013/2014

Now in its tenth year, gute aussichten 2013/2014 presents a range of surprisingly diverse ideas, reflections and photographic strategies, forms and media that not only depicts the current status quo but also inspires. More...

We are closed on April 18, 2014 in observance of Good Friday and on April 21, 2014 in observance of Easter Monday!

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    Current Projects

    Everywhere You Look: A Virtual Tour of German-American Sites in Washington, DC   deutschenglish

    Learn the history of our buildings and the people associated with them.
    Zeitgeist Contemporary Writers © colourbox.com

    Zeitgeist   deutschenglish

    Contemporary authors and playwrights from Europe’s German-speaking countries in Washington DC

    Transatlantic Outreach Program   deutschenglish

    Resources on Modern Germany for K-12 Social Studies Educators in the US and Canada.


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    Film Archive USA

    Documentaries and feature films for cultural and educational institutions

    Kids. German. Fun.

    Summer German Programs for Children: 30 June - 25 July 2014 on Capitol Hill and in Potomac, MD


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