Egyptian Theatre
6712 Hollywood Boulevard
Hollywood, CA 90028 Map
Fri, Nov 13, 2020
12:00pm

GERMAN CURRENTS 2020
German Currents Virtual Screenings - 11/13/2020
Produced by the Goethe-Institut Los Angeles and the American Cinematheque, and presented in kind cooperation with the German Consulate General, and with the support of The Friends of Goethe, The Hollywood Foreign Press Association, German Films, and Media Partners Deutsche Welle.

Enjoy some of the best new films from Germany with these virtual screenings:

West Coast Premiere! SISTERS APART (IM FEUER) 2020, The Match Factory, 93 min. Dir. Daphne Charizani.
In this wartime drama, Kurdish immigrant Rojda (Almila Bagriacik), serving in the German army, attempts to keep her family together despite the separation caused by borders and military conflicts.

L.A. Premiere! LARA, 2019, Beta Cinema, 98 min. Dir. Jan-Ole Gerster.
Corinna Harfouch plays the title role of this nuanced drama, as a woman whose attempts to share in her son’s all-important debut piano concert are complicated by a dark history.

West Coast Premiere! I WAS, I AM, I WILL BE (ES GILT DAS GESPROCHENE WORT) 2019, 122 min. Dir. Ilker Çatak.
Opposite worlds collide when Turkish gigolo Baran (Ogulcan Arman Uslu) meets Marion (Anne Ratte-Polle), a German pilot, on the beaches of Marmaris.

West Coast Premiere! BORN IN EVIN, 2019, 95 min. Dir. Maryam Zaree.
In this powerful documentary, filmmaker-actress Maryam Zaree embarks on a personal journey to uncover the violent circumstances surrounding her birth inside a notorious political prison.

NO HARD FEELINGS (FUTUR DREI) 2020, M-Appeal, 92 min. Dir. Faraz Shariat.
Parvis (Benny Radjaipour), a German-born son of Iranian exiles, is sentenced to community service at a refugee center, where he meets a brother and sister (Eidin Jalali and Banafshe Hourmazdi), who have fled Iran.

L.A. Premiere! UNDINE, 2020, IFC Films, 90 min. Dir. Christian Petzold.
This fascinating retelling of a timeless myth stars Paula Beer as a Berlin historian who is called by destiny to kill the man who betrays her and return to the water.

North American Premiere! I'VE NEVER BEEN TO NEW YORK (ICH WAR NOCH NIEMALS IN NEW YORK), 2020, Universal Pictures International/Focus Features, 128 min. Dir. Philipp Stölzl.
This light-hearted adaptation of Germany’s wildly successful stage musical follows a self-centered talk show host, her mother and her make-up artist as they become stowaways on a cruise ship heading to Manhattan.

L.A. Premiere! Family Feature! WHEN HITLER STOLE PINK RABBIT (ALS HITLER DAS ROSA KANINCHEN STAHL) 2019, Beta Cinema, 119 min. Dir. Caroline Link.
Oscar-winner Caroline Link’s imaginative adaptation of the bestselling children’s novel focuses on nine-year-old Ana Kemper (Riva Krymalowski) as she flees Nazi Germany with her family in 1933.

West Coast Premiere! RELATIVITY (MEIN ENDE. DEIN ANFANG), 2019, 111 min. Dir. Mariko Minoguchi.
In this moving debut feature, a new romance is upended by a tragic twist of fate when lovers Nora (Saskia Rosendahl) and Aron (Julius Feldmeier) find themselves in the middle of a bloody bank robbery.

West Coast Premiere! SLEEP (SCHLAF), 2020, 102 min. Dir. Michael Venus.
Sandra Hüller stars in this tense psychological thriller as a woman plagued by horrific dreams, which seem to have a strange connection to the nightmarish events happening in the idyllic village of Stainbach.

Short Film Showcase! U.S. Premiere! Next Generation Tiger Shorts, 2020, Germany , 101 min.
The annual showcase premieres the most remarkable student shorts together with the best German shorts under 5 minutes – the winners of the FFA’s SHORT TIGER Award 2020.

THESE SCREENINGS ARE ONLINE ONLY
Egyptian Theatre • Fri, Nov 13, 2020 • 12:00pm

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Mon, Nov 9, 2020 - 12:00pm
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Tue, Nov 10, 2020 - 12:00pm
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Wed, Nov 11, 2020 - 12:00pm
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Thu, Nov 12, 2020 - 12:00pm
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Sat, Nov 14, 2020 - 11:00am
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