Higher Education

Kurzfilm Booklet: German Short Films, 1st Edition

  • includes DVD
  • Heinle
  • ISBN-10: 1111833974  |  ISBN-13: 9781111833978
  • 48 Pages
  • © 2013 | Published
  • College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $24.00
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Engage your students in German language and culture through film! This versatile booklet includes six films with suggested pre-, during and post-viewing activities. This supplement can be packaged with any intermediate and post-intermediate German publication.

Features and Benefits

  • Dufte: At the height of the Cold War in the divided country of Germany, a woman attempts to smuggle coffee on a train from West Berlin into East Germany.
  • Familienrevier: Sascha is a new and untalented police officer, which is problematic for his father, who is his immediate superior. With the family's honor in jeopardy, Sasha has but one last chance to prove himself.
  • Bus: A group of unemployed friends drives the highway in a minibus, performing unrequested services for a non-negotiable fee.
  • Das Puzzle: This short film tells the story of an amusing exchange between two strangers, brought together by a puzzle purchased in an online auction.
  • Teleportation: Two 10-year-olds attempt to teleport their friend from East to West Berlin on November 9th, 1989.
  • Heartbreak Hotel: Two lonely individuals at a dilapidated hotel continually miss their chance to meet.
  • 8 Minuten: Two strangers interact in an even stranger place--the last stop on the subway.

Table of Contents

1. Bus.
2. Teleportation.
3. Familienrevier.
4. Dufte.
5. Das Puzzle.
6. 8 Minuten.