German Currents 2015
Dear Friends of German Cinema!
October 22-25, 2015 German Currents 2015 - 9th Annual Festival of German Film Los Angeles, presented by BMW
The Goethe-Institut Los Angeles and the American Cinematheque celebrated the 9th edition of German Currents on October 22. -25. 2015 at the historic Egyptian Theatre in Hollywood.
Beginning with an opening film and gala on the evening of Thursday, October 22, 2015, and continuing through Sunday, October 25, German Currents 2015 presented a varied selection of current German cinema.
In addition to film screenings, the four-day festival featured conversations with some prolific German directors, composers and actors, a filmmakers brunch, a concert in the Egyptian Theatre courtyard as well as the return of the free family matinee film screening for local schools.
As German Currents 2015 has concluded a word from the Festival Director:
"Dear Friends of Cinema,
Once again, the curtains have fallen on the GERMAN CURRENTS Festival of German Film, and my team and I are pleased to share with you that the 9th edition of GERMAN CURRENTS was an incredible success.
Now a tradition, the historic Egyptian Theatre in the heart of Hollywood served as the exclusive venue for GERMAN CURRENTS, kicking the festival off with a sold-out opening night.
Building on past successes, GERMAN CURRENTS continues to grow. This year’s festival screened more films than in recent years and reached out to a larger audience. We added new promotion tools like street banners and increased the media coverage of our festival.
This success would not have been possible without the support of our presenting partners, BMW, and the continued support of our partners at the American Cinematheque, FoG - Friends of Goethe, German Films, Swiss Films, The Villa Aurora, The German American | San Diego Foundation, The Consulate General of the Federal Republic of Germany, The Austrian Consulate General in Los Angeles, The Consulate General of Switzerland in Los Angeles and our media partners Deutsche Welle, and KPFK.
Additional thanks are owed to our sponsors Condor Airlines, Piper-Heidsieck Champagne, Dee Vine Wines, Illumination Dynamics, Underberg, Erdinger Weissbräu, and Lufthansa.
On behalf of the Goethe-Institut, and the German Currents team, I would like to extend a heart-felt thank you for your support. I hope to see you all again in 2016 for the 10th annual German Currents Festival of German Film."
- Fareed Majari
Director Goethe-Institut Los Angeles
Director German Currents Film Festival
FoG - Friends of Goethe
The German American | San Diego Foundation
Consulate General of the Federal Republic of Germany
Austrian Consulate General in Los Angeles
Consulate General of Switzerland in Los Angeles
Dee Vine Wines
New York Film Academy
- The German Currents Los Angeles team