Maggie Hoffgen

After graduating as a foreign language teacher in Germany, Maggie Hoffgen worked at the Goethe-Institut in Manchester as lecturer and teacher trainer for over 10 years. Her interest in film led her to do an MA in Film Studies, where her dissertation focused on rap, youth and film culture.

Until 2010 Maggie managed and taught courses on German language and culture at The University of Manchester’s Language Centre. Since then, she has been working freelance.

For Cornerhouse and HOME, Maggie has worked on a variety of projects, including study days, introductions to films and directors, and evening courses on subjects including film studies, film noir, sound on film, genre, David Lynch and many more. She also teaches on the BFI Film Academy.

Previously, Maggie has taught film History and classic Hollywood at The University of Salford. She is also an author of articles, study materials and books on film.