Die Vermessung der Welt

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We are happy to announce our next German movie screening:

Die Vermessung der Welt  (Measuring the world)

This visually stunning epic is a playful re-imagining of the lives of two of the greatest minds of the 19th century, mathematician Carl Friedrich Gauss and scientist Alexander von Humboldt, who dedicate their studies to measuring and comprehending the world they live in. Fact and fiction are mixed, often to humorous effect, to chronicle the findings of two very different men who nevertheless sought the same answers. The film is based on Daniel Kehlmann’s best-selling novel of the same name.

More info here.

Germany (2012) 118 min. Biography, Drama, History. German with English subtitles.

Venue: Labia on Orange, 68 Orange Street, Gardens
Time: Friday, 24th August at 6:15pm

Tickets: R40
Bookings: 021-424 59 27

Die Vermessung der Welt