You are here

Film

Pop-Up Kino: The Lost Honor of Katharina Blum

Goethe Pop Up Houston - The Lost Honor of Katharina Blum

Goethe Pop-Up Houston

Pop-Up Kino: The Lost Honor of Katharina Blum

Directed by Volker Schlöndorff & Margarethe von Trotta

When Katharina Blum spends the night with an alleged terrorist, her quiet, ordered life falls into ruins. Suddenly a suspect, Katharina is subject to a vicious smear campaign by the police and a ruthless tabloid journalist, testing the limits of her dignity and her sanity. Volker Schlöndorff and Margarethe von Trotta’s powerful adaptation of Heinrich Böll’s novel is a stinging commentary on state power, individual freedom, and media manipulation––as relevant today as on the day of its release in 1975. - Janus FilmsRead more

India's Daughter

Daya - Indias Daughter

Daya

India's Daughter

A film by Leslee Udwin

Directed by award-winning British filmmaker Leslee Udwin, India’s Daughter is the story of the brutal gang rape and murder in Delhi of 23-year-old medical student Jyoti Singh, which sparked protests and serious debate about gender inequality across India.

Through interviews with Jyoti’s family and friends, victims’ rights advocates, as well as from the assailants, their lawyers, and their families, India’s Daughter paints a complicated picture of a country struggling to embrace modernity while wrestling with the rampant effects of extreme poverty and patriarchal attitudes towards women.Read more