Introduction: The German Sisters (Die bleierne Zeit)

Director Margarethe von Trotta’s acclaimed film is based on the story of actual siblings, the Esslin sisters, who channeled their feminist activism in very different directions. Gudrun joined the Baader-Meinhof terrorist group and was imprisoned in Stammheim where she later died. Christiane worked as an editor of a woman’s magazine. The screening will be introduced by regular Cornerhouse contributor Maggie Hoffgen. In association with Goethe-Institut, Manchester Tickets £3.50