German Film Festival

10:00-7:00
Saturday, March 19, 2016
Minor Hall, Room 125

Second Annual German Film Festival at U.Va.

 
From Page to Screen: Filmic Translations of German-Speaking Literature
 

 

Refreshments provided throughout the day

 

9:45 AM: Welcome Address

 

10:00 AM: Two Times Lotte (Das doppelte Lottchen) - Josef von Baky, 1950

 

  • ·           Based on the novel by Erich Kästner. "The Parent Trap" is based on this film.

 

12:30 PM: Presentation of Awards to Short Film Contest Winners and screening of winning films.

 

1:00 PM: Jacob the Liar (Jakob der Lügner) - Frank Beyer, 1974

 

  • ·       Based on the novel by Jurek Becker. Set in a Jewish ghetto during the Third Reich. The main character, Jacob, tells a simple lie, from which a complex plot ensues. 

 

2:45 PM: Esterhazy - Izabela Plucinska, 2009

 

  • ·         Based on the story by Hans Magnus Enzensberger. A modern fairy tale, set around the time of the fall of the Berlin Wall. A young rabbit, Esterhazy, heads to Berlin to seek his fortune and his bride.

 

3:15 PM: Puss in Boots (Der gestiefelte Kater) - Christian Theede, 2009

 

  • ·         Based on the fairytale by the Brothers Grimm.

 

4:30 PM: Krabat - Marco Kreuzpainter, 2006

 

  • ·         Based on the novel by Otfried Preußler. Set in the Middle Ages. An orphan boy arrives at a mill, where he becomes an apprentice. He learns that the mill is also an academy for dark magic.
 
 

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For more information, please contact Cora Schenberg at cs5u@virginia.edu or Danielle Pisechko at dnp4hp@virginia.edu