German GCSE Study Morning: Wintertochter

Recommended for GCSE and equivalent level German

This interactive study day will involve an introduction and some background information to the film followed by a series of exercises based around the film plus a discussion. The session will be mostly in German and appropriate for Years 10 and 11.

Led by Maggie Hoffgen, Freelance Film Lecturer

Screening: Wintertochter (recommended certificate 12)
Dir Johannes Schmid / Germany / Poland 2011 / 90 mins / In German with English Subtitles / Nina Monka / Ursula Werner / Leon Seidel
Kattaka (12) lives in Berlin with her parents. By chance she finds out that the man she has called “Papa” all her life is not her real dad. Very much in anger she decides to find her father who is working on a ship in Poland. She goes on a road trip with her neighbour, Lene (75) and her best friend Knäcke. They embark on a journey that teaches all concerned important lessons for themselves and each other.

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This event has been programmed with thanks to Goethe-Institut London

Supported by:
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