Monday 8 June 2015

GERMAN MOVIE DAY | Sound of Heimat

In anticipation of the World Music Day 2015, Goethe-Zentrum Hyderabad is pleased to announce its monthly German Movie Day screening on the theme of music!

11:30 am, ​
Thursday, 11 June 2015
​Entry : Free​

SOUND OF HEIMAT (Sound of Home)
Directors: Arne Birkenstock, Jan Tengeler
93 min., 2012


About the film:

The musician Hayden Chisholm, a New Zealander with Scottish ancestors, travels through Germany in search of a kind of music that seems to have been long forgotten by the Germans – real folk music. The road movie takes Hayden from Cologne to Bavaria, Vogtland and the Ore Mountains, to the Buchenwald memorial and to Flensburg. Hayden Chisholm and the two filmmakers discover a lively, true-to-life, unique and productive music scene, where anything stuffy and lifeless is foreign. Real folk music still exists, far removed from the trash and kitsch that is disseminated regularly on German television shows and musical request programmes.

German Movie Day is a film programme organised by the Mediathek at Goethe-Zentrum Hyderabad that brings you day-time movies once a month from Germany. If you are a German student, an enthusiast of German culture or simply like watching matinees – this is the show for you! The themes of the films vary based on the cultural theme of the month, and are mostly light-hearted and cultural.​

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