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German Film Series - "Jakob, der Lügner"

Thu, April 8, 2010 • 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM • BUR 216

Jakob

Jakob

"Jakob, der Lügner"

Film version of the novel by East German writer Jurek Becker. Set in a Jewish ghetto in the east of Europe, 1944. Jakob Heym overhears a radio broadcast telling of the Soviet Union’s slow but steady progress towards Central Europe. Word gets out, giving hope to people in a hopeless situation. English subtitles.

Sponsored by: The Department of Germanic Studies


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