Living and Working in Germany

Have you decided to live in Germany permanently, for professional or private reasons? You will need German language skills and up-to-date information about life in Germany. The Goethe-Institut offers you quality support to best prepare you for a successful life in Germany. THE GOETHE-INSTITUT OFFERS THE FOLLOWING FREE SERVICES FOR YOU WORKING IN GERMANY Usually,…

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Movie Evening: Precious Ivie

Ivie is a mixed-race young woman with African roots. “Schoko“, as she‘s known to her friends, lives in Leipzig with her best friend Anne and feels completely integrated within German society. She splits her time between two jobs, one as a nursery teacher and the other in her ex-boyfriend Ingo’s tanning salon, while looking for…

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Movie Evening: Free Country

1992, two years after German reunification: In the East, most of the old state-owned enterprises are closed down. Those who can, have gone to the West or dream of going there. What remains are the shadows of the past under the East German regime and a deep mistrust against anyone who comes from outside. Just…

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Movie Evening: The Goldfish

Banker and portfolio manager Oliver lives life in the fast lane until a bad car accident brings his life to a halt. Oliver awakes in the hospital paralysed from the waist down. At first he is in denial about his diagnosis and uncooperative in rehabilitation and physical therapy. One day, Oliver discovers an apartment shared…

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Movie Evening: 24 Weeks

Astrid loves her job as a stand-up comedian and is completely devoted to her work, while her husband and manager Markus is content to support her. However, when the couple is expecting their second child, their life is thrown off course after a routine exam reveals trisomy 21. The difficult decision they need to make…

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Movie Evening: All about me

The story of Hans-Peter – or Hape Kerkeling, one of Germany’s most beloved comedians and television stars. He grows up in a fun-loving family and discovers his talent for making others laugh at a young age. However, when his once cheerful mum becomes more and more depressed, his hardworking father leaves him mostly in the…

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Movie Evening: At Eye Level

Ever since his mother died, 11-year-old Michi has lived in a children’s home, fighting every day to win the respect of the other kids. He can hardly believe his luck when one day he accidentally discovers the address of his previously unknown father Tom! Full of joyful anticipation, Michi goes on a quest to find…

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German Film Festival!

Dear movie friends The Labia theatre is hosting a German Film Festival, covering a wide range of German film classics! Dates: 15 – 28 November 2019Admission: R40Bookings: Webtickets/Pick n PayTel: 27 21 424 5927 www.thelabia.co.za Labia Theatre, 68 Orange St, Gardens, Cape Town Get details on screening times and what’s on offer here.

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Movie Evening: Sun Alley

Our latest movie evening features one of Germany’s most successful homegrown productions in years. Leander Haußmann sets out to prove that the children of the Berlin Wall had more on their mind than politics in this bittersweet coming-of-age film, set about a decade before the wall was dismantled. The teens live along “Sun Alley,” a…

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Sunday Movie Screening: Toni Erdmann

Winfried, an old music teacher who loves practical jokes, spontaneously visits his daughter Ines, a serious career woman. The daughter is in the middle of a project in Bucharest and trying to assert herself in a male domain. She finds the jokes and criticism of her father simply annoying, which leads to a heated argument.…

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