On 5 September 2022, Werner Herzog will celebrate his 80th birthday. His work has had a decisive influence on New German Cinema and makes him an important representative of international auteur filmmaking. To mark the occasion, we take a look at five films from his rich oeuvre.
RUYA (Arabic for “vision” or “perspective”) is the multimedia magazine of the Goethe-Institut in the Arab countries in North Africa and the Middle East. RUYA gives voice to the countless perspectives in the region on current cultural and socio-political issues.
The majority of the population in the Gulf Region are foreigners. While some expats or migrants enjoy a decent standard of living, menial work is exclusively done by migrant workers from South Asia, Africa and the Philippines. We see these migrant workers on construction sites or as service providers. Where do they go after a long working day? How do they spend their sparce leisure time?
You are invited to join us for a series of talks, discussions, workshops and films which take place at the German stand in Hall 8 B05 at the Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Center (ADNEC) from May 23–29, 2022. We are looking forward to welcoming you!