SoCal: Berlin & Beyond Autumn Showcase Nov. 7-8, 2023

The Berlin & Beyond Film Festival, presented by the Goethe-Institut San Francisco, launches its 28th Season with the 8th edition of the Berlin & Beyond Autumn Showcase on November 7th at San Francisco’s Vogue Theatre and November 8th at Rialto Cinemas in El Cerrito.

The festival will open with the riveting classroom drama, The Teachers’ Lounge (Das Lehrerzimmer), Germany’s Academy Award® submission for Best International Feature. The Teachers’ Lounge won five German Film Awards, including Best Picture (Gold).

Tickets are Sold-Out/At-Rush: A rush line will form starting at 5:15 PM. If there are any available seats, we will start selling around 6:10 PM-6:20 PM.

When one of her students is suspected of theft, teacher Carla Nowak decides to get to the bottom of the matter. Caught between her ideals and the school system, the consequences of her actions threaten to break her.

Germany’s Official Entry to the 2024 Academy Awards. Winner of 5 German Film Awards: Best Film (Gold), Best Director, Best Lead Actress, Best Screenplay, and Best Editing.

The Teachers’ Lounge (SF Premiere)
VOGUE THEATRE,3290 Sacramento Street, San Francisco, CA 94115
Nov. 7 at 6:00 PM

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