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Until Monday, 13 April 2015

Film|Neu Presents

Film|Neu, Washington’s annual festival of new German-language cinema, runs for one week every year. But there are far too many excellent new German films to fit into just seven days. Film|Neu Presents is a series showcasing new German films year-round. More...

Until Thursday, 30 April 2015

gute aussichten: new german photography 2014/2015

The eight “gute aussichten 2014/2015” award winners are hot on life's heels. Death, migration, discrimination, loneliness, isolation and desperation are put face to face with happiness, cognizance, diversity and creative energy. More...

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    German Courses & Examinations

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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.

    LIVESTREAM - Urban Places Public Spaces   deutschenglish

    Follow our live global discussion with New York City, Madrid Munich on Sunday (22.03.) and tweet under #places15. Starting at 20.00 PM (CET).

    Transatlantic Outreach Program   deutschenglish

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


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