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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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At the threshold of a new era

Our dossier addresses the ethical, social and political issues associated with a posthuman society, as well as ways of dealing creatively with them.

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