Department of Germanic Studies

"Eight Miles High"; Achim Bornhak (2007)

Film Series Fall 2010 “Rebels and Rebellion in German Cinema”

Wed, October 20, 2010 | Burdine Hall 208 Lecture Hall

6:30 PM - 9:00 PM

8 Miles High
8 Miles High

Based on German model Uschi Obermaier’s real-life story, this film portrays the counter culture in 1960s and -70s West Germany. Escaping her parent’s petty-bourgeois life-style, the protagonist moves from Munich to Berlin, where she discovers a new way of life as a member of a commune, hippie, model, actress, and groupie of the Rolling Stones …

Sponsored by: The Department of Germanic Studies

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