German Currents Film Series
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.
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