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Campus Weeks 2016: German Film Series: Heimat Meets Hollywood

Submitted by Stephanie N. Welch on September 27, 2016 - 8:47am
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Germany Meets the US: 2016 Campus Week

 "Germany Meets the US", Campus Weeks 2016 provide opportunities for university students in the US to learn about various aspects of German history, economics, politics, and culture. "Germany Meets the US" will explore the unique relationship between the United States and Germany. These annual events are sponsored by the German Embassy in Washington.

Campus Weeks 2016 will kick off with our autumn film series, Heimat Meets Hollywood. Films will be shown on Mondays at 5:30pm in CMU 120 and are open to all UW students, faculty, and staff. Listings can be found on our events calendar.

Additional events will follow throughout the quarter.

Our next screening will be November 7th at 5:30pm:

Raumpatrouille Orion (2003)
dir. Michael Braun, Theo Mezger
1 hour 30 minutes, English subtitles
Television, sci-fi

Nations no longer exist and Earth is united. Flying saucers, such as the spaceship Orion, are flown by humans while aliens pilot crafts like fighter jets. Germany's first science fiction television series.

UW students, faculty, and staff are invited to attend. Refreshments will be provided.

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