Claude Lanzmann's "Shoah"
On International Holocaust Remembrance Day, January 27, 2020, the Goethe-Institut Boston is partnering with Brandeis University for a screening of Claude Lanzmann's Shoah. This is a rare opportunity to see the film in its entirety (9.5 hours). Monday, January 27, 10am-9pm (with 3 intermissions). Wasserman Cinematheque, Brandeis University Campus.
Cutthroat banker Oliver becomes paralyzed from the waist down when he crashes his car. Now living in a facility for disabled people, he must learn to adapt to his new circumstances. When he makes his fellow patients his partners in crime, the irreverent comedy “The Goldfish” gets into full swing. Sunday, February 9, 11:00 am at the Coolidge.
(Re-) Openings of Goethe-Instituts in the US
We’ve Come to Stay
At the end of the Year of Germany in the USA, the Goethe-Instituts in the United States have strengthened their network with three completely updated institutes in Boston, Washington and Los Angeles. This is a signal of how important it is to continue the cultural and civil society dialogue between North America and Germany.
German President Frank-Walter Steinmeier visits the Goethe-Institut Boston
On October 31, the newly renovated Goethe-Institut opened its doors to a special visitor: the President of the Federal Republic of Germany, Frank-Walter Steinmeier and his wife, Elke Büdenbender, along with a delegation from Germany joined us for a special pre-opening celebration. The visit was followed by a joint concert of the Boston Symphony Orchestra and Germany’s visiting Leipzig Gewandhaus Orchestra, which wrapped up the yearlong friendship campaign “Wunderbar Together” that boosted German-American cultural ties throughout 2019.