The Chinese documentary filmmaker and activist Popo Fan is committed to the freedom of homosexuals, bisexuals and transgender people in his homeland. For the project "Cut it out" he made a short film against censorship. In an interview with Goethe aktuell, he talks about how he deals with the topic of censorship and the goals he pursues with his films.
Angela Merkel’s visit to Japan only lasted 25 hours. Still, the Chancellor took time to meet with German learners at the Goethe-Institut Tokyo. Their conversation mainly focused on the methods of language acquisition.
Each year in February the film world gathers in Berlin. Bloggers and film journalists from twelve countries will present their takes on the Berlinale for the Goethe-Institut. As Berlinale bloggers, they're on the lookout for stories – on the big screen and behind the scenes.
The Long Night of Ideas in Luxembourg was marked by engagement. Institut Pierre Werner, Mudam, Institut français and the Goethe-Institut with support from the Franco-German Cultural Fund invited the public to 30 open discussion panels.