Projects

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Berlin and Beyond

Berlin & Beyond Film Festival is one of the leading festivals of European cinema in the world. With an annual attendance of over 10,000 film-goers, the festival has presented over 500 motion pictures from German-speaking countries in its history. It has welcomed to the San Francisco screen and stage many celebrated international film talents.

Birds in DC © Luke Huddon

Parks

Parks are found everywhere and oftentimes offer insight into society. 
But how do we use them? How do they differ from one place to another, from the United States to Germany? Join us on a multimedia journey through parks!

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The Plurality of Privacy Project in Five-Minute Plays (P3M5)

In cooperation with the Goethe-Institut Washington, theaters across the US and Europe have commissioned playwrights to write five-minute plays exploring the central question, “What does privacy mean to you in the digital age?”

Girls Rock Feminism Photo: irina_levitskaya © fotolia.com

Feminism Today

What are the vital issues that women and feminists in Germany today consider to be of burning importance, what are they concerned about? And what else is there still to do? This is a showcase of people who are involved in the field of culture and who are dealing with the hottest feminist issues and debates of the moment.

Street Art Photo: Marlou Taenzer

#artbits Street Art Discoveries From Mexico, Canada and the U.S.

Covering walls and surfaces in cities around the world, Street Art is appreciated by thousands every day as they go about their daily business.

Digital Discourse | Freepost

Anti-liberal, nationalistic movements are gaining in strength around the world. Why are populist tendencies on the rise in this era of digitization and globalization? How can the values of democracy be protected?

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Europe

“Unity in Diversity” has been the motto of the European Union since 2000. Europe and the European project stand for freedom, peace and solidarity among nations – and for a community based on tolerance and interest in one another on the part of many different cultures, traditions and languages, whose preservation is the responsibility of all.

Future Perfect

The world is in need of ideas for a better, more sustainable future, but ideas are not enough. FUTUREPERFECT, tells the stories of individuals, initiatives, organizations, and businesses that have moved from ideas to action. 

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Transatlantic Gaming Summit

The Boston Transatlantic Gaming Summit project focuses on the exchange of important players in the German and US gaming scene, introducing German game designers to their US counterparts, building a network and fostering connections between them.

Sensitive Data

In the age of algorithms, surveillance has exceeded the boundaries of centralized government control to permeate every part of our lives and transform our collective sensorium.

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German Roots

As many have noticed, German-American history is a strong component of American history. That's why this website has the subtitle “Everywhere You Look.”