NMU GERMAN FILM SERIES SCHEDULED

 Â Ã‚ Ã‚ Ã‚ Ã‚ Ã‚ Ã‚ Ã‚ Ã‚ Ã‚  MARQUETTE – Northern Michigan UniversityÂ’s department of modern languages and literatures presents a German film series, “Surviving the Odds, Resistance and Return in the 1940s.” The series is composed of five films with English subtitles.

 Â Ã‚ Ã‚ Ã‚ Ã‚ Ã‚ Ã‚ Ã‚ Ã‚ Ã‚  The first will be shown at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 5, at Emma JoeÂ’s Coffee House on Presque Isle Avenue. The 1983 film is “A Love in Germany,” directed by Andrzej Wajda. It is about a man who returns to his childhood village to uncover his motherÂ’s secret past. As the pieces come together, they reveal the story of his motherÂ’s affair with a Polish prisoner.

 Â Ã‚ Ã‚ Ã‚ Ã‚ Ã‚ Ã‚ Ã‚ Ã‚ Ã‚  The second film, “The Murderers are Among Us,” will be shown at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 19, in room 203 Jamrich Hall. It was directed by Wolfgang Staudte.

 Â Ã‚ Ã‚ Ã‚ Ã‚ Ã‚ Ã‚ Ã‚ Ã‚ Ã‚  “Stalingrad,” a 1993 film directed by Joseph Vilsmaier, will be shown at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 26, at Emma JoeÂ’s.

 Â Ã‚ Ã‚ Ã‚ Ã‚ Ã‚ Ã‚ Ã‚ Ã‚ Ã‚  The fourth film will be shown at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, March 12, in room 203 Jamrich Hall. The 1989 film is “Europa, Europa,” directed by Agnieszka Holland.

 Â Ã‚ Ã‚ Ã‚ Ã‚ Ã‚ Ã‚ Ã‚ Ã‚ Ã‚  “Germany, Pale Mother” will be the final film in the series. Originally released in 1979, it was directed by Helma Sanders-Brahms. The showing is scheduled at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, March 26, at Emma JoeÂ’s.

 Â Ã‚ Ã‚ Ã‚ Ã‚ Ã‚ Ã‚ Ã‚ Ã‚ Ã‚  There is no admission charge for any of the films in the Deep Winter German Film Festival. For more information, call Carol Strauss Sotiropoulos at 906-227-1201.



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