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Blog: German filmXchange Takes German Filmmakers on Tour to American Universities

As a part of Wunderbar Together, German Films is organizing a tour of five films in partnership with American universities in the Midwest to foster German-American relations. The focus is on films by talented German filmmakers who grew up in multicultural environments.

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Wiesn in a Box Brings Oktoberfest to Texas

Oktoberfest may not be kicking off in Munich until next month, but here in the US, Wiesn in a Box has been bringing the spirit of the famous Bavarian festival to the American heartland all year! As a part of Wunderbar Together, the Pop-Up Biergarten will be traveling to dozens of cities and towns from coast to coast to serve up traditional hot pretzels and ice-cold Hofbräu beer on tap!

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In the “German In New York” Podcast, Guests Tell Their Own Stories

Every German living in the US has a unique story to tell. Why did they choose to move across the Atlantic? What difficulties did they face? What opportunities did they find? For more than 18,000 German-Americans, another question is: why New York City? German in New York – a bilingual podcast – explores the experiences of German immigrants and their relationship with New York City.

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It’s GO Time with the German National Tourist Office!

As a proud participant of the Year of German-American Friendship, the German National Tourist Office has created a comprehensive campaign encouraging the more than 44 million Americans that claim German ancestry to discover their roots in Germany.

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“Mississippi. An Anthropocene River” Field Station #5: Commodity Exploitation

Mississippi. An Anthropocene River” takes the concept of the Anthropocene – the period of history during which humans have been the dominant influence on climate and the environment – into the field. Field Station #5 focuses on the spatial politics of both urban and rural sites between Memphis, Jackson, and New Orleans, investigating its major ramifications on human bodies and the broader landscape.