German Currents kicks off with ‘Almanya’

L.A. series includes finance panel

L.A.’s Goethe Institut is kicking off its fifth annual German Currents film series, which runs Wednesday through Sunday, with a screening of German-Turkish comedy “Almanya: Welcome to Germany” and an opening party at the Egyptian Theater.

On Saturday, a panel discussion at 12:30 at the Goethe-Institut on Wilshire Blvd. will cover “How Do I Get My Film Funded?” with participation from filmmakers and German funders.

Also screening are recent German titles including “The Poll Diaries,” Cannes Un Certain Regard winner “Stopped on Track,” “Jasmin,” “The Day I Was Not Born,” “Westwind,” “If Not Us, Who?,” “Sleeping Sickness” and docu “Charlotte Rampling: The Look.” Screenings will be held at the Egyptian, the Goethe Institut and the Aero Theater in Santa Monica. Click here for more information.

Filed Under:

Want to read more articles like this one? SUBSCRIBE TO VARIETY TODAY.
Post A Comment 0

Leave a Reply

No Comments

Comments are moderated. They may be edited for clarity and reprinting in whole or in part in Variety publications.

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

More Film News from Variety

Loading