© STATUS 23.04.2019–11.05.2019 CHINA PLATE & STAATSTHEATER MAINZ PRESENT STATUS A globe-spanning journey of attempted escape, with songs along the way. © BELVA Film Tuesday, 23.04.2019 SICILIA! + IL VIANDANTE + L'ARROTINO A rare chance to view all the films by the acclaimed film director duo Danièle Huillet und Jean-Marie Straub continues with films based on the most famous work by Siracusa-born Elio Vittorini. © Schramm-Film Wednesday 24.04.2019 Goethe-Kino: In The Shadows Our Goethe-Kino on the last Wednesday in April presents a classic gangster story set in Berlin. © Hito Steyerl, courtesy of the Artist and Andrew Kreps Gallery, New York 11.04.2019–06.05.2019 Hito Steyerl: Power Plants The Serpentine Gallery presents the new exhibition of the German filmmaker, artist, author and pioneer of the essayistic documentary Hito Steyerl. What we offer German courses Learn German with the international market leader for German courses. German exams You can get your language skills certified by taking a Goethe-Institut exam. Library Learn more about society, politics, and culture in Germany. Lending Service eLibrary About us We promote knowledge of the German language abroad and foster international cultural cooperation. Contact and Opening Hours Staff Job Opportunities Current Projects Graphic: Lea Delazer © Goethe-Institut Berlinale-Blogger 2019 Each year in February the film world gathers in Berlin. Twelve bloggers and film journalists will present their takes on the 69th Berlinale for the Goethe-Institut. Illustration: Tobias Schrank © Goethe-Institut Heirlooms Heirlooms. European Stories On the occasion of the European Cultural Heritage Year 2018, we are collecting European “heirlooms” – an tell their stories Photo (detail): commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/User:Lelikro Bauhaus 100 years of the Bauhaus Walter Gropius founded the Bauhaus in 1919 – and in doing so revolutionised architecture, design and the way we think about it. What influence does this art school have today?