Recommended for GCSE and equivalent level German.

Capacity: 158 places.

In this study session, Maggie Hoffgen will introduce students to contemporary German cinema through an introduced screening of Caroline Link’s JENSEITS DER STILLE followed by GCSE-level language and discussion exercises based on the film.

Particular themes for discussion will include: young people in society, family, disability and music.

Led by Maggie Hoffgen, Freelance Film Lecturer

Includes a full screening of JENSEITS DER STILLE (BEYOND SILENCE) ctba
Director: Caroline Link, Germany, 1996, 109 mins In German with English subtitles

Lara’s parents are deaf. She has been interpreting for them all her life and has consequently had to accept responsibility from a very early age. After finishing school, Lara plans to leave home to study music in Berlin, putting further strain on her family relations.