September 28, 2012

Upcoming German Film Festivals in Portland, OR, and Los Angeles

Here are two upcoming film festivals on the West Coast:

6th Annual GERMAN CURRENTS Festival of New Films from Germany
October 5th through 7th, 2012 at the Egyptian Theatre in Los Angeles

This year’s selection of five films, screened over three days, includes David Wnendt’s Kriegerin (2011), an intense drama about a young women struggling to break free from her neo-nazi past, and Marten Persiel’s This Ain’t California (2012), a ground-breaking documentary on skateboarders in the GDR. Both films are quickly receiving international critical and popular acclaim.

Learn more about this film festival at

Zeitgeist NW is excited to be the presenting sponsor of KINOFEST PDX, a seven-film selection of new German Cinema October 5-8. Organized by the Northwest Film Center, the films offer something for everyone—drama, comedy, and adventure in a delightful family film. All the screenings will take place at the Film Center’s Whitsell Auditorium, Portland Art Museum.

Learn more about this film festival at

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