German cinema: Labyrinth of Lies

Nov 11, 2016 7:30 PM | Ottawa

German cinema at the Goethe-Institut:
Labyrinth of Lies
(Im Labyrinth des Schweigens)

Scene from the film "Labyrinth of Lies" (2013/2014) Enlarge image (© Claussen Wöbke Putz Filmproduktion, Naked Eye Filmproduktion) A drama about a dedicated young lawyer in Germany in the late 1950s who wants to launch an investigation against a former Auschwitz guard, currently working as a teacher. Chief Public Prosecutor Fritz Bauer is the only person who supports his curiosity. He has also wanted to shed light on the crimes committed there for a long time, but still lacks the evidence needed to charge the perpetrators.

Director: Giulio Ricciarelli, 123 min., 2013/14
German with English subtitles

  • “One of the most important and insightful films of 2015.”
    (The Observer) 

Friday, November 11, 2016 at 7:30pm

Goethe-Institut Ottawa
at Saint Paul University
Amphitheatre, Room 1124
223 Main Street
Ottawa, ON  K1S 1C4

Suggested donation $4

Labyrinth of Lies

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