Schultze Gets the Blues | Photo courtesy Filmkombinat
Film SeriesGOETHE FILMS: Heimat NOW
March 7 + 9 + 14 @ TIFF Bell Lightbox, Toronto
Mountains, sea, sunshine & romance – these are a few of the favourite things in the escapist and house-proud German Heimatfilms of the 1950s. 60 years later the genre is back. What is the state of the nation? How do new films reflect the country’s regionalism after reunification, from North to South and East to West?