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German Movie Night: Life is all you get (Fri, 12th April, 18hrs) and Point of View - Documentary: Dam'n'ed (Sat, 20th April, 17:30hrs) @GZ

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    *Goethe-Zentrum Hyderabad* invites you to: *German Movie Night* *Das Leben ist eine baustelle / * *Life is all you get* Director: Wolfgang Becker, color, 118
    Message 1 of 1 , Apr 10, 2013

      Goethe-Zentrum Hyderabad

      invites you to:


      German Movie Night

      Das Leben ist eine baustelle /

      Life is all you get

      Director: Wolfgang Becker, color, 118 min., 1997

      German film with English subtitles


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      Berlin in winter: the young worker Jan Nebel accidentally finds himself in the midst of a street battle between demonstrators and the police, loses his job and is fined. His father dies and Jan and his new friend Vera watch over him. Jan is afraid to go for an AIDS test because of what it might reveal. A provocative and sometimes comedy film on a young city generation's view of life

      Date: Friday, 12th April

      Time: 18:00hrs

      Venue: Goethe-Zentrum Hyderabad


      Open to all / 16 yrs+


      Goethe-Zentrum Hyderabad


      Alliance Francaise, Documentary Circle of Hyderabad




      Point of View


      Director: Saraswati Kavula, 60 min., 2013, Telugu with Subtitles in English


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      Saturday, 20th April

      Time: 17:30hrs

      Goethe-Zentrum Hyderabad


      Open to All!




      For the Adivasi communities of Khammam, East Godavari and West Godavari districts in AP and Kunta block in Chattisgarh and Motu Block in Orrissa, life has become uncertain, since the government's decision to commence the construction of the Polavaram Dam - the largest dam by far in India surpassing the Sardar Sarovar Dam in the area of submergence (631 sq km), Forest land, number of villages (300) and number of people (conservative estimate 2 lakhs) affected.


      For them the lives seem "Damned"...what does it mean to leave a life that they have known for generations and for people who might never have stepped out of their forest life? How do governments view displaced people in this day and date? The argument is always that for the larger good, some have to make sacrifices...but is it all that simple a matter - a matter of compensation? After all this, does this project serve its purpose? For that matter is there a need to relook at large projects like these at a time when we are beginning to realize that 'small is sustainable’?


      Goethe-Zentrum Hyderabad
      20 Journalist Colony
      Road No.3 Banjara Hills
      Hyderabad - 500 034
      Tel.: 040-23350443, 23350473, 23350040

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