Recommended for: AS / A2 and equivalent level German
Maggie Hoffgen will present an interactive study day during which students will complete AS and A2 level language exercises centred around a screening of The Wave. Discussion will focus on themes of education, young people’s rights and responsibilities, and relationships. Maggie Hoffgen will also encourage students to consider their own personal reactions to political and social issues.
Led by Maggie Hoffgen, Freelance Film Lecturer
Screening: The Wave (Die Welle) 15
Dir Dennis Gansel / Germany 2008 / 98 mins / In German with English subtitles.
A high school teacher’s unusual experiment to show his students what life is like under a dictatorship spins horribly out of control when their movement takes on a life of its own.