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(c) Jonathan Borofksy, Running Man (1982)

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(c) Jonathan Borofksy, Running Man (1982)

25 October - 15 December 2014

The Wall in Our Heads: American Artists and the Berlin Wall

Our event series The Wall in Our Heads opens with a symposium and exhibition that look at how American artists have used the Berlin Wall as a pivotal site and symbol for weighing global forms of division. More...

10 October 2014 – 16 October 2014

Film|Neu: New Films from Germany, Austria and Switzerland

The 22nd annual edition of this popular Washington, DC weeklong festival took place once again at E Street Cinema. The audience favorites were: 1) West, 2) Art War, and 3) Dreamland. More...

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    Current Projects

    22nd Annual New Films Festival 10 - 16 October 2014   deutschenglish

    This weeklong festival of cutting-edge German-language films returns to the E Street Cinema and the Goethe-Institut!

    1914–18   deutschenglish

    Offering a wide variety of views and perspectives, the Goethe-Institut reflects on the consequences and implications of the First World War era

    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.

    Transatlantic Outreach Program   deutschenglish

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


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