Thursday 22 January 2015

Germany at HLF 2015!

Dear Goethe Friends,

Goethe-Zentrum Hyderabad is please to invite you to the Hyderabad Literary Festival 2015!

Please do join us at HLF for special German cultural and literary events!

Goethe Zentrum Hyderabad has been an active partner of HLF since its inception. Germany was the Guest Nation at HLF in 2012, and the country’s art and culture is widely presented at HLF every year. HLF 2015 in association with Goethe Zentrum presents the following events at the festival:

24 January,
11 am - 1 pm
DOCUMENTARY SCREENING by ARTPORT : Short international feature and documentary movies on environmental and social issues will be screened.
24 January,
2 pm - 2:50 pm
PANEL DISCUSSION: Hetra Müller translated in Hindi, withRajendra Dengle, Aditi Maheshwari and Sharayu Ghuriye, moderated by Amita Desai. Herta Müller (born 17 August 1953) is a German novelist, poet, essayist and recipient of the 2009 Nobel Prize in Literature.
25 January,
3 pm - 5 pm

ACTING WORKSHOP by Cinematographer and filmmaker Jan Zabeil. Participants will learn how the same line or word in a script can be made to mean the opposite if the motivation of the character is changed.
26 January,
11 am - 2 pm

THEATRE WORKSHOP for adults by Barbara Kölling. The participants will improvise with sand, earth, paper to create a performance.

Barbara Kölling founded an independent theatre together with other artists of different genres called the award-winning Helios Theater regularly invited to perform at renowned festivals in Germany and abroad. She also is the founder (2002) and artistic direc
tor of the international theatre festival “Hellwach”.
26 January, 11 am - 1 pm
FILM SCREENING: Der Fluss war einst ein Mensch (the River used to be a man) by German filmmaker Jan Zabeil.

The young director Jan Zabeil and his actor Alexander Fehling launch themselves into the abyss of being a stranger in a foreign world through the adventures of a young German traveling through Africa and finds himself alone in the middle of an endless delta.

24 to 26 January,
10 am - 7 pm

EXHIBITION : Deutschland im Koffer (Germany in a suitcase), ) is a unique interactive exhibition consisting of two walk-in 2.20 by 2.20 meter-large suitcases designed to convey information about Germany and the German language in a playful and witty manner. Visitors do not need any knowledge of German, in order to understand the content. The pictorial representation says it all!

For more details please visit
HLF on facebook!

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