Here we present you a selection of the best poetry films of the last years of the Zebra Poetry Film Festival in Berlin, curated by Thomas Zandegiacomo Del Bel, film curator, media scholar and artistic director of the festival.
The Goethe-Institut presents three films about the fascinating but also dangerous virtual world of social media and its dominating influence on life today.
Once a month, the Goethe-Institut Toronto invites the author or translator of a recent work relevant to German-Canadian topics for an evening of conversation, debate and questions from the audience. Watch the recordings on our site on the series.
To mark the 75th anniversary of DEFA, the series presents five films by filmmakers from the GDR. They deal with social problems such as housing shortages, unemployment, criminality, and non-conformist youth and music culture. As special historical documents, the selected films provide a socially critical insight into life in the GDR.
The literary scene in Germany is as diverse and colorful as the population. Be it groups of young writers or magazines in very small, self-published editions, find out more about exciting things from the German literary scene!
Being Black should be completely unremarkable in today’s multicultural Germany. Yet many people still struggle with everyday discrimination and sometimes even blatant racism. Their stories are increasingly finding their way into German literature.