German Currents Film Series

Friday, October 4, 2013 - Monday, October 7, 2013
Egyptian Theatre 6712 Hollywood Boulevard Hollywood, CA 90028 Map and directions
The Shine of the Day, DER GLANZ DES TAGES 2012, Austrian Film Commission, 90 min, Austria, Dir: Tizza Covi, Rainer Frimmel
Gold, 2013, The Match Factory, 101 min, Germany, Dir: Thomas Arslan
The Adventures of Huck Finn, DIE ABENTEUER DES HUCK FINN 2012, Betacinema, 102 min, Germany, Dir: Hermine Huntgeburth
Beerland, 2013, Global Screen, 85 min, Germany, Dir: Matt Sweetwood

The 7th Annual German Currents film series will run October 4 - 7, 2013 at the Egyptian Theatre. The annual festival of German films is comprised of 8 films, most of which are Los Angeles premieres and festival award-winners.

The varied slate includes BEERLAND, a documentary on German beer and beer culture as well as one on ecological issues related to the impending extinction of the bee (MORE THAN HONEY), GOLD, an historical drama about the Klondike Gold Rush of 1898 and an adaptation of The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn, presented as a Family Matinee along with a "Filmcicle Workshop" for families, presented by the Echo Park Film Center at the Egyptian.

The festival is co-presented by the Goethe Institut Los Angeles and the American Cinematheque, in cooperation with Austrian Consulate General and the Consulate General of Switzerland; with support of German Films, Deutsche Welle (DW), and The Friends of Goethe.

Event Info
Film Schedule
October 4 - 7, 2013

About the sponsor:
The American Cinematheque is a non-profit, viewer-supported cultural organization dedicated exclusively to the public presentation of the Moving Picture in all its forms. The Cinematheque presents the best of film and video - ranging from the classics to the outer frontiers of the art form