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ISD Bund e.V. (Inititative Schwarze Menschen in Deutschland)

Exhibition: "Homestory Deutschland - Black Biographies in Historical and Present Times"

A collective self-portrait of 300 years of Black presence in Germany. The exhibition can be seen at the Goethe-Institut San Francisco, ART-Lounge, from August 13 thru September 24, 2015. More...

Film: "Schwarzkopf BRD - Martin Luther King in Berlin!"

A documentary film screening as part of the exhibition “Homestory Deutschland - Black Biographies in Historical and Present Times". Wednesday, 9/2, 6:30 pm, Goethe-Institut San Francisco, Auditorium. More...

New 9-week German language classes starting September 21!

In our upcoming term we offer German courses for all levels, conversation courses for intermediate and advanced students, and for the first time a new Blended Learning course. Enroll now and become proficient in German! More...

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    2nd Berlin & Beyond Autumn Showcase   deutsch

    Sebastian Schipper's "Victoria" leads a sensational night of new German cinema at the Roxie on September 27, 2015.

    Copy & Paste   deutsch

    The 21st century added a new dimension to the idealistic and material value of the original intellectual creation.

    Step into German   english

    Learn German the fun way – through music, soccer and film!

    Just Add German

    Why learn German? We support teachers and students with contests, webinars, social media, and a new video gallery with animations and VIP testimonials.

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