Doha Film Institute Presents German Film Week! (February 2 – February 10, 2017)

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In celebration of the Qatar Germany Year of Culture 2017, the Doha Film Institute, the Goethe-Institut Gulf Region, and Qatar Museums are proud to present German Film Week, a curated series of eight Classic and Contemporary German Films Film critic Claus Löser will be on hand to present the films in the program. An addition, Mr. Loser will lead a free masterclass on “German Film History”.

The Murderers Are Among Us (Die Mörder sind unter uns) (February 6, 2017)

Wolfgang Staudte / Feature Narrative / Germany / 1946 / 85 min / Black & White / DCP
In German / Arabic, English subtitles
Interests: Drama, Romance, Thriller
Rated 15+: Mature subject matter which may not be suitable for minors. Parental guidance is strongly advised. Individuals under the age of 15 will not be admitted.

Venue: Museum of Islamic Art

Starting time: 8:00 pm (85 minutes)

Fitzcarraldo (February 8, 2017)

Werner Herzog / Feature Narrative / Germany, Peru / 1982 / 158 min / Color / DCP
In German, Italian, Spanish / Arabic, English subtitles
Interests: Drama, Biography, Adventure
Rated PG-13: Parental guidance is advised for viewers under the age of 13. Individuals under the age of 13 will not be admitted unless accompanied by an individual aged 18 or older.

Venue: Museum of Islamic Art Auditorium

Starting time: 8:00 pm (158 minutes)

The Adventures of Prince Achmed (Die Abenteuer des Prinzen Achmed) (February 9, 2017)

Lotte Reiniger / Feature Narrative / Germany / 1926 / 81 min / Color / DVD
In German, No Dialogue / Arabic, English subtitles
Interests: Animation, Fantasy, Adventure
Rated PG-13: Parental guidance is advised for viewers under the age of 13. Individuals under the age of 13 will not be admitted unless accompanied by an individual aged 18 or older.

Venue: Museum of Islamic Art Auditorium

Starting time: 8:00 pm (81 minutes)

Hördur (Hördur - Zwischen den Welten) (February 10, 2017)

Ekrem Ergün / Feature Narrative / Germany / 2015 / 80 min / Color / DCP
In German / Arabic, English subtitles
Interests: Drama, Youth

Venue: Museum of Islamic Art Auditorium

Starting time: 5:00 pm (80 minutes)

Ticket Price: Free – All screenings and events are free of charge, but a ticket is required for admission.

Cover Photo Credit: Doha Film Institute