Film Program | June 21 - July 4
Shaping the Past: Past as Process
Past as Process is a program of nine films that trouble the notion of fixed histories. The Gestalt of history is not a figure, it is a process of configuration. This process of shaping the past is sculptural, artistic, and creative, which is why film lends itself so well to our understanding of time and memory.
THE BIG PONDER: German Edition
Listen to our episodes in German!
The Goethe-Institut and rbbKultur, a public radio broadcaster in Germany, are bringing you a new audio special straight from Berlin. In this artfully curated miniseries, the production team at rbbKultur recreates eight exemplary episodes of THE BIG PONDER — in German. Happy listening!
19-30 July 2021 | Online
3D Summer Youth Camp
Are you looking for a cool and engaging German summer camp for teenagers aged 14-17? Check out our two-week 3D youth summer camp #WeForFuture! Young participants work on projects covering topics such as sustainability, diversity, and social courage, and sharpen their German language skills.
The Relic Report Vol. 2
Find the creative and thoughtful culmination of all reflections and recommendations for New Monuments by residents of San Francisco and the Bay Area in the Relic Report Vol. 2 published by Cheyenne Concepcion, Artistic Director of New Monuments Taskforce. New Monuments Taskforce and the Relic Report are part of Shaping The Past, a project of the Goethe-Institut in North America in partnership with Monument Lab and Bundeszentrale für politische Bildung.
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