2-16 June 2011. Goethe Institut offers several film projection on Thursdays in June.
On 2 June at 19.00 on programme is the German feature film The Lives of Others directed by Florian Henckel von Donnersmarck. This movie tells the story of East Berlin and of the German Democratic Republic, when the cultural scene was monitored by agents of the Staatssicherheit, the secret police. On focus is the evolution of the relation between the submitted and controlled population and this antidemocratic state.
On 9 June at 19.00 Goethe presents Crazy, another German feature film by Hans-Christian Schmid. This movie tells the story of a 16-year old boy who has a slight physical disability and is sent by his parents in a boarding school in order to reduce his inadequate school performance. At boarding school the protagonist fails the final exams but finds many friends and discovers the opposite sex, so learning many important things for his future life.
On 16 June at 19.00 it is time for Vacation, a German feature film by Thomas Arslan. It tells the story of a common German family, who lives in a remote country house in the northern region of Uckermarck and is slowly crumbling apart during a summer. In fact, the grandmother can