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FESTIVALS Germany

Never too young to learn English

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BritFilms, a film event aimed at schoolchildren organised by AG Kino – Gilde (association of German arthouse cinemas) on the model of Cinéfête (see news), kicks off tomorrow morning in Essen.

Five British titles will be presented as part of matinées accompanied by educational initiatives: Damien O'Donnell’s East is East, Gurinder Chadha’s Bride and Prejudice [+see also:
trailer
film profile
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, outstanding British/Irish title The Wind That Shakes the Barley [+see also:
film review
trailer
interview: Ken Loach
interview: Rebecca O’Brien
film profile
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by Ken Loach, Menhaj Huda’s Kidulthood [+see also:
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film profile
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and a selection of episodes from Peter Lord and Nick Park’s Oscar-winning animated film Wallace and Gromit [+see also:
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film profile
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After Essen, BritFilms will head to Cologne, Bonn, Weimar, Hanover, Dresden, Berlin, Potsdam, Hamburg, Stuttgart and Munich to wrap up mid-July in Regensburg.

(Translated from French)

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