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Directed by Thomas Heise

Part of Cinema of Urgency

Renowned German documentary director Thomas Heise compiles outtakes and footage from a dozen of his films made in the 20 years after the fall of the Berlin Wall, shaping them into “a personal reflection on Germany’s history and on his own method” (FIDMarseille Film Festival). 2009, video, 166 minutes.

The screening is introduced by director Thomas Heise and followed by a discussion with the filmmaker and Rembert Hueser, Associate Professor of German, Scandinavian & Dutch/Cultural Studies & Comparative Literature, University of Minnesota.

Screenings of Heise’s films Vaterland/Fatherland (2002) and Das Haus (1984) will take place on campus at the University of Minnesota. For more information, go to the U of M website.