Jutta Brendemuehl works as a program curator and film blogger for the Goethe-Institut in Toronto. She immigrated from Germany to Canada more than a decade ago. We accompanied her for a day during one of the busiest time of the year for the film sector, the Toronto International Film Festival, and found out how Jutta stays connected to her old home in Germany and her new home in Canada.


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