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New Film Series Celebrates Laughter

Submitted by Stephanie N. Welch on March 30, 2018 - 2:18pm
Celebration of Laughter UW German Studies film series poster
Celebration of Laughter Film Series. Poster by Stephanie Welch.

Everyone could use a good laugh! This spring, the film series is aimed at providing just that. Please join us for:

Celebration of Laughter: Laughing in Cinema and Laughter in Films


April 3 (Tue) 

Willkommen bei den Hartmanns (Welcome to Germany, Simon Verhoeven, 2016)

A well-off Munich family offers boarding to a refugee from Nigeria.  

5:30 pm in DEN 359


April 17 (Tue) 

Morris aus Amerika (Morris from America, Chad Hartungen, 2016) 

13-year-old American goes about his life in the quaint city of Heidelberg, Germany.

5:30 pm in DEN 359


May 2 (We) 

Der Wald vor lauter Bäumen (The Forest for the Trees, Maren Ade, 2005)

Idealistic high school teacher begins her first job in the city.

5:30 pm in DEN 359


May 17 (Th) 

Hai-Alarm am Müggelsee (Shark Alarm at Lake Müggel, Leander Haußmann, 2013)

Citizens of Friedrichshagen near Berlin come up with a plan to catch a shark roaming their lake. 

5:30 pm in DEN 359


In German with English subtitles. 

Free and open to UW students, faculty, and staff.

Curated by Dr. Jasmin Krakenberg and Jeffrey Jarzomb.