The Goethe-Institut celebrates the 30th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall

1989-2019: Thirty Years after the Fall

Open House at the Goethe-Institut

Saturday, September 28, 2019, as of 3:00 p.m.

The Goethe-Institut Montreal and the Facult de communication de l’UQAM cordially invite you to come and mark the 30th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall as part of the Journ es de la culture.

The Wall – A Border through Germany
The history of the Berlin Wall and of the inner-German border is documented on 20 large-format posters. On display are a number of impressive photographs and documents from the archives of the newspapers Bild and Die Welt. Addressed themes are the GDR’s border regime and its victims, escape helpers and flight, everyday life along the inner-German border and within the partitioned city, as well as the joyful overcoming of Germany’s partition during the Peaceful Revolution in 1989.

Credits and References: Bundesstiftung zur Aufarbeitung der SED Diktatur (Foundation for the Study of Communist Dictatorship in East Germany)

The exhibition will open on September 28 at 3 p.m. at the Goethe-Institut, where it will be presented until November 29, 2019.

1989-2019/ Berlin, je me souviens – Berlin, ich denk an Dich

From the peaceful revolution and merchandization of (n)ostalgia to Rammstein: exhibition, performances, panel discussion

3:00 p.m.: opening of student exhibition

5:00 – 6:00 p.m.: panel discussion with UQAM students and film director Catherine Veaux-Logeat (Entre mer et Mur)

6:00 p.m.: musical performance

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