GSA Film Series

1st GSA Film Series

Premiere 2004
German Studies Association conference
Washington DC


In 2004, we tried screening films at the annual conference of the German Studies Association for the first time. Since then, the GSA Film Series has become a key piece of the conference, which many conference participants attend on the first evening of the conference each year.


Featured films at the Crystal City Marriott Hotel outside of Washington DC on October 7, 2004, included:

  • The Silent Star (Poland/GDR, 1960, dir. Kurt Maetzig)
  • Changing Skins (Germany, 1997, dir. Andreas Dresen)
  • When the Wall Came Tumbling Down (Germany, 1999, dirs. Hertle and Scholz)
  • Return to Go! (Germany, 2000, dir. Pierre Sanoussi-Bliss)

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