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German Film Office

The German Film Office is an initiative of the Goethe-Institut and German Films. Based in New York, we collaborate with local partners to bring the best of contemporary and repertory films from Germany to US audiences.

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Ludlow 38 Online Publication + Archive

Our online publication & archive celebrates, analyzes, and preserves the 11-year history of our Ludlow 38 art space and residency program. With contributions from residency program experts, our jury members, our curatorial residents, Goethe-Institut colleagues, artists, and Lower East Side neighbors.

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German-American Virtual Exchange

GAPP exchanges can now be completed online with GAVE. The virtual exchange enables teachers to offer their students a cultural exchange with a partner school in Germany without having to leave the country.