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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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New Intensive Course Coming Up

Need to learn the basics fast? Reach the A1 level in 5 weeks! From the 6th of May till the 7th of June 2019, Mondays to Fridays from 9.30 – 12.45 pm. R 8400 tuition fees plus R 600 for the course materials. You can register in person during office hours or by or using…
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Stefan Zweig: Farewell to Europe

It’s time for our first German movie evening for the year! Austrian writer Stefan Zweig was one of the most read German-language writers of his time and internationally popular in the 1920s and 30s. This film depicts Zweig’s years of exile between Buenos Aires, New York and Petrópolis in Brazil. As a Jewish intellectual, Zweig…
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The people vs. Fritz Bauer

We are excited to announce our next movie screening: The people vs. Fritz Bauer.  The film is set in Germany in the 1950s. Attorney General Fritz Bauer receives crucial evidence on the whereabouts of Adolf Eichmann, a lieutenant colonel responsible for the mass deportation of the Jews, who is allegedly hiding in Buenos Aires. Bauer,…
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Die Vermessung der Welt

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…
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Lesung mit Arno Camenisch

Liebe deutschsprachige Lesefreunde, Sie sind herzlich zu einer Lesung mit dem Schweizer Bestseller Autor Arno Camenisch eingeladen. Es gibt zwei mögliche Termine: Am Donnerstag den 31. Mai im Schweizer Club Am Freitag den 1. Juni im Goethe-Zentrum Kapstadt Einzelheiten zu Uhrzeiten und Anmeldungsterminen finden Sie hier. Wir freuen uns auf Sie!
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Our next movie screening!

Time to get out the popcorn – there is a new German movie screening coming up! So glücklich war ich noch nie  (I’ve never been happier) Con-artist Frank Knoepfel wants to change his ways and earn an honest living. However, in an attempt to free the woman he loves from her life of prostitution, he…
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