The 14th annual German Currents festival features some of the best recent films from Germany, most of which make their Los Angeles premieres here. From romances, thrillers, war movies, documentaries, shorts and family fare, this week of virtual screenings includes some of the year’s biggest award winners and most outstanding performances. Several programs will include exclusive pre-recorded discussions with the filmmakers.
ABOUT THE GERMAN CURRENTS FILM FESTIVAL
The German Currents Film Festival 2020 is a co-production of the Goethe-Institut Los Angeles and the American Cinematheque, and is 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.
ABOUT THE GOETHE-INSTITUT LOS ANGELES:
The Goethe-Institut is the cultural institute of the Federal Republic of Germany with a global reach. The institute promotes knowledge of the German-language abroad and fosters international cultural cooperation. The Goethe-Institut Los Angeles operates on a partnership basis. For individual projects, as for longer-term joint ventures, the Goethe-Institut connects with stakeholders in the cultural scene – institutions, organizations, companies, people in and from Southern California and Arizona, Germany, and other countries.
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ABOUT THE AMERICAN CINEMATHEQUE
The American Cinematheque is a non-profit cultural organization whose mission is to celebrate the experience of cinema as a moving art form; we create spaces where both the public and members of the film industry come together as a community with the common language and love of film. Since it began screening films to the public in 1985, the American Cinematheque has provided diverse film programming and live in-person discussions and events with thousands of filmmakers and luminaries, presenting both new and repertory cinema to Los Angeles. For more information, visit www.americancinematheque.com