GUNDERMANN (Gundermann)

The Portland German Film Festival is showing in our Monthly Film Series, a variety of GERMAN or GERMAN language films from Germany, Austria, and Switzerland. On the 2nd Tuesday of each month, audiences will have a chance to see these films on a regular basis at the CLINTON STREET THEATER. (Children’s movies will be playing on Sunday afternoons – please check our website.) All films are with English subtitles.
GUNDERMANN (Gundermann)
Tuesday, February 14, 2023 – 7:00 PM
Germany 2018, 128 min
Directed by Andreas Dresen
Cast: Alexander ScheerAnna UnterbergerAxel PrahlThorsten MertenBjarne MädelMilan PeschelKathrin Angerer
After his outing into family entertainment with TIMM THALER, director Andreas Dresen has now returned to Germany’s recent past with his portrait of the contradictory life of the digger driver Gerhard Gundermann who made a name for himself as a singer-songwriter in former East Germany, tragically dying at only 43 in 1998.
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PARIS CALLIGRAMMES (Paris Calligrammes)

The Portland German Film Festival shows in our Monthly Film Series, a variety of GERMAN or GERMAN language films from Germany, Austria, and Switzerland. On the 2nd Tuesday of each month, audiences will have a chance to see these films on a regular basis at the CLINTON STREET THEATER. (Children’s movies will be playing on Sunday afternoons – please check our website.) All films are with English subtitles.
PARIS CALLIGRAMMES (Paris Calligrammes)
Tuesday, March 14, 2023 – 7:00 PM
Germany/ France 2019, 129 min
Directed by Ulrike Ottinger

“In Paris Calligrammes, the artist Ulrike Ottinger casts a highly personal and subjective gaze back to the twentieth century.

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LIFE ON TAPE (Bilder (m)einer Mutter)

The Portland German Film Festival will show in our Monthly Film Series, a variety of GERMAN or GERMAN language films from Germany, Austria, and Switzerland. On the 2nd Tuesday of each month, audiences will have a chance to see these films on a regular basis at the CLINTON STREET THEATER. (Children’s movies will be playing on Sunday afternoons – please check our website.) All films are with English subtitles
LIFE ON TAPE (Bilder (m)einer Mutter)
Tuesday, January 10, 2023 – 7:00 PM
Germany 2021, 78 min
Directed by Melanie Lischker
A seemingly entirely normal childhood in the 80s captured on countless video cassettes.
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10th Annual Portland German Film Festival October 4-8, 2019 At Cinema 21

Zeitgeist Northwest will present the 10th Annual Portland German Film Festival (PGFF) October 4-8, 2019 at Cinema 21.

Our annual festival showcases feature films, documentaries and short films that represent the state-of-the-art in German film making. We are also delighted to include films from Austria and Switzerland to give our audience the chance to experience the diversity, history and progress of German-speaking countries in Europe. All films are shown in German with English subtitles to allow a broad audience access to these German-language movies. Continue reading... “10th Annual Portland German Film Festival October 4-8, 2019 At Cinema 21”

Emmy Award winner, Visual Effects Supervisor Juri Stanossek to attend screening of JIM BUTTON AND LUKE THE ENGINE DRIVER

Emmy Award winner, Visual Effects Supervisor Juri Stanossek will attend the screening of JIM BUTTON AND LUKE THE ENGINE DRIVER on Sunday Oct. 7, 218 @ 3.00 PM at CINEMA 21. Following the screening will be a presentation about VFX by Juri Stanossek followed by a Q&A.

Juri Stanossek started his career in 1994. Since then he’s supervised more than 40 movies for TV and cinema. He acted as Visual Effects Supervisor at Elektrofilm from 2004 to 2008 and then moved forward to Pixomondo Stuttgart, where he supervised international productions like “Ghostwriter” (2010), “Hugo Cabret” (2011) , “Game of Thrones” (2012) and “Rush” (2013).

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