German Film Festival

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.





Spiritual Homelands

Wednesday ~ October 7, 2015

5:00 PM: Commonwealth Room, Newcomb Hall

Welcome: Asher Biemann, Director, Center for German Studies.

Welcome: Jeffrey W. Legro, Vice Provost for Global Affairs & Taylor Professor of Politics, University of Virginia.

Introduction: Gabriel Finder, Director, Jewish Studies Program.

Opening Remarks: Richard Cohen, Academic Director, Daat Hamakom, Israel Center for Research Excellence, Hebrew University.