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Deutscher Filmklub: “Tour de Force” by Christian Zübert

: Mar 31, 2017, 6 PM
Goethe-Institut Toronto

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The third Deutscher Filmklub of this year is an entertaining bicycle road movie from 2014 by Christian Zübert: “Tour de Force” (Hin und Weg). The main character Hannes suffers from a terminal illness and wants his friends to accompany him on a bike trip to Belgium, where he plans to end his suffering. In a humorous but at the same time sensitive manner, Zübert addresses the controversial topic of euthanasia.

The film will be shown in German with English subtitles. Afterwards there will be a moderated discussion.

This year Canada is commemorating its 150th anniversary. To celebrate, the Goethe-Institut will run a special program, “Germany @ Canada 2017 – Partners From Immigration to Innovation,” showcasing the close relationship between Germany and Canada.

Join us for an exciting edition of the Deutscher Filmklub all year long, where we will show our top 10 German film favourites from 1930-2015. From classics to contemporary movies, come for the screening and enjoy the discussion in German and English afterwards!

All films are in German with English subtitles. Free but space is limited, RSVP to

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The Goethe-Institut is the Federal Republic of Germany’s cultural institute, active worldwide. We promote the study of German abroad and encourage international cultural exchange. With our network of Goethe-Instituts, Goethe Centres, cultural societies, reading rooms and exam and language learning centres, we have been the first point of contact for many with Germany for over sixty years. Our long-lasting partnerships with leading institutions and individuals in over ninety countries create enduring trust in Germany. We are partners for all who actively engage with Germany and its culture, working independently and without political ties. In Canada we are represented by three Goethe-Instituts in Montreal, Ottawa, Toronto. Outside of these cities we offer special online courses as well as examinations centres with...
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