Still from Balloon

German Film Festival Opens Tomorrow

31 amazing German language films, along with special events, make this a film festival not to be missed.

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Over the next two weeks, Palace Nova will be bringing 31 of the best German-language feature films to Adelaide.

Opening night sees the much-anticipated thriller, Balloon screening along with an after-party full of drinks, German delicacies and music.

On the 6th June there will be cocktails and music to accompany the screening of Mack the Knife: Brecht’s Threepenny Opera. This film explores the world of 1930s Berlin at the time that Brecht premiered his masterwork.

Closing night feature is a revival of the 1931 film of The Threepenny Opera, with more music and drinks.

Amongst the features this year are documentaries, thrillers, comedies, experimental works and dramas. Three special sections this year are: Kino for Kids, featuring six children’s films; Tear Down the Walls, featuring works made or set in East Germany; and Beyond Berlin, German-language films from Austria and Switzerland.

There are also special presentations of Bauhaus Spirit: 100 Year of Bauhaus and The Captain, which tells the story of a young impostor during World War II (please note, tickets for this are selling fast!).

The German Film Festival runs from May 29th to June 12th at Palace Nova Eastend and Prospect.

For further information about screening times, and to book, click here.

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