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German contribution at the European Union Film Festival: Welcome to the Hartmanns

Nov 17, 2017 - Dec 5, 2017 | Ottawa

Founded in 1984, the European Union Film Festival (EUFF) is an annual showcase of the best of contemporary cinema produced in the European Union. Germany's contribution is the number one box office hit in Germany in 2016 Welcome to the Hartmanns, a comedy with a political conscience, telling the story of a well-off Munich family offering room and board to an African refugee.

Shaping the Future of Mobility: Autonomous Driving – Ethical and Societal Challenges

Nov 21, 2017 4:00 PM - Nov 21, 2017 6:00 PM | Ottawa
Green mobility

The Embassy of the Federal Republic of Germany in partnership with the Conference Board of Canada invite you to a panel discussion on: Shaping the Future of Mobility: Autonomous Driving – Ethical and Societal Challenges.

German Canadian Concourse 2017: Ascent of Autonomous Flying

Nov 24, 2017 | Montreal & Berlin
Logo German Canadian Concourse 2017

The Ascent of Autonomous Flying is the topic of this year’s edition of the German Canadian Concourse – an innovative technology, growing in economic importance, and a complex topic from a legal and political perspective.

Ottawa Brahms Choir presents: Christmas Concert

Dec 3, 2017 3:00 PM | Ottawa
Ottawa Brahms Choir: Christmas concert 2017

The Ottawa Brahms Choir was founded in 1980 by Dieter Kiesewalter as a local German community choir. Currently directed by Christopher Askwith and accompanied by Svetlana Logigan, the choir continues to offer audiences a wide range of choral music, from classical to contemporary, while maintaining its roots in the German repertoire. Reception following concert.

German cinema: Horizon Beautiful

Dec 8, 2017 7:30 PM | Ottawa
Horizon Beautiful

Franz Arnold, a dubious football official with a lot of money, flies to Ethiopia to revamp his tarnished image with an apparent development aid project. In Addis Ababa, 12-year-old Admassu dreams of a career as a football player in Europe and tries to contact Arnold.


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