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Goethe-Cinema, the Goethe-Institut Ottawa’s monthly film series: Contemporary German cinema in all its diversity and richness, from fiction to documentary, established to emerging filmmakers, from entertaining to challenging films.

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Graphic Novels from Germany
With a stroke of the pen

Our new focus is on the graphic novel scene in Germany and some of its most important authors. We take a look back at the last decades of German comic history and let some of the protagonists of the scene have their say.

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