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WHO: Kade-Duesenburg German House & Cultural Center

WHAT: A film screening of Abschied von gestern (Yesterday Girl). Director Alexander Kluge, the 2003 Georg-Büchner Prize winner, adapted his own story “Anita G.” for the cinema. Anita is a young East German woman who comes to West Germany with hope for a better life.

The exhibit celebrates contemporary German literature. The “Deutsche Akademie für Sprache und Dichtung” annually awards the Georg-Büchner Prize to an outstanding writer in German. The exhibit displays the prize-winners works and explains why each winner was chosen for the honor, in German and in English.

WHEN: Film screening: Thursday, Sept. 13 at 6:30 p.m.; Exhibit: Sept. 13-Nov. 15

WHERE: Kade-Duesenberg German House & Cultural Center, 822 Mound St., Valparaiso

CONTACT: Professor Jennifer Bjornstad, 219-464-5277, jennifer.bjornstad@valpo.edu