German Film Festival 2021

1459 German Film Festival 2021

Screening Thu 3 Jun - Sun 20 Jun at:

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Presented by Palace in association with German Films, this is a signature event for German culture celebrating one of Europe’s most prolific filmmaking nations. With a broad range of box office hits, feel-good comedies and award-winning dramas straight from the Berlinale, the festival wants to amuse, inspire and entertain. Screening additionally productions from neighbouring German-speaking countries, the festival showcases the creativity and diversity of the region.

German Film Festival spokesperson Bettina Kinski said, “We're truly excited to return to screens with the latest in German Cinema, something we sadly missed in 2020. The Festival will be a great opportunity for people interested in German language films and culture to reunite and reconnect - and we look forward to welcoming them.”

At the centrepiece of the Festival programme is Fabian: Going to the Dogs (Fabian oder Der Gang vor die Hunde). Straight from its world premiere at the 2021 Berlinale, Dominik Graf’s adaptation of Erich Kästner's iconic 1930s Berlin set novel, sees a dashing idealist played by Tom Schilling find love amidst the twilight hedonism of pre-Nazi Germany.

Other Festival highlights include:

Electric Girl - A high energy blend of animation and psychological study, in which a slam poet begins to embody the Japanese anime superheroine that she voices.

How I Taught Myself to be a Child (Wie ich lernte, bei mir selbst Kind zu sein) - In conservative 1950s Vienna the youngest son of an established Austrian dynasty of confectionery millionaires discovers the power of love, humour and his own extraordinary ability to shape his realities.

Nightlife - One man’s romantic encounter with the woman of his dreams turns into a crazy chase through the Berlin night in this wild comedy starring Elyas M’Barek and Palina Rojinski.

The Audition (Das Vorspiel) - A meticulously arranged visual concerto from acclaimed German actor/director Ina Weisse, this gripping drama stars Nina Hoss as a woman trapped in the pursuit of success.

Click on one of the links below to buy a 5 or 10 film multipass for reduced ticket prices:

5 Film Multipass - General Admission $80 ($16 per ticket)
10 Film Multipass - General Admission $150 ($15 per ticket)
5 Film Multipass - Privilege Card Members $70 ($14 per ticket)
10 Film Multipass - Privilege Card Members $130 ($13 per ticket)