April 2013

Title: German Film Series: Kaddisch für einen Freund (Kaddish for a Friend) 4/18/2013 - 4:00 PM to 9:30 PM Body:

Stirn Auditorium: Screenings at 4pm and 7:30pm

Kaddisch für einen Freund (Kaddish for a Friend, Leo Khasin, 2011; 94 min.)

Tensions erupt in a grimy tenement complex in contemporary Berlin when a Palestinian youth encounters a Russian-Jewish WWII veteran.  Mutual distrust and misunderstanding make way for the possibility of friendship in this gritty, thought-provoking drama.  Screenings co-sponsored by Amherst College Office of the Jewish Religious Advisor. Shown in conjunction with the Pioneer Valley Jewish Film Festival.

Vid: 877803 Event
Title: Screening and Film Presentation by Freya Klier 4/10/2013 - 4:00 PM to 6:00 PM Body:

Stirn Auditorium

East German human rights activist and filmmaker Freya Klier will present her film, We want to be free! East Germans Rise Up, 1953.

Sponsored by the Amherst College Lamont Fund, Lurcy Fund, Department of German at Amherst College and the Five College Faculty Seminar in German Studies

Vid: 905751 Event
Title: Concert: Musical Quests for Heimat 4/3/2013 - 4:00 PM to 5:30 PM Body:

Porter House (next to the Lord Jeffrey Inn)

Peter W. Shea, baritone and Monica Jakuc Leverett, on piano will perform selected songs by Franz Schubert paired with excerpts from Ernst Krenek's 1929 song cycle, Reisebuch aus den Österreichischen Alpen with readings by James Yaro '14.

 All are invited. Light refreshments will be served after the concert.

Sponsored by the Department of German, the European Studies Program, the German House and the Lamont Fund.

Vid: 903271 Event
Title: Concert: Beethoven's Piano Trio in B-flat major, Op. 97 (1811) 4/21/2013 - 7:00 PM to 8:00 PM Body:

Ioanida Costache '12, Caroline Magee '16, and Albert Yu '15 perform Beethoven's Piano Trio in B-flat major, Op. 97 (1811) at 7:00 pm on Sunday, April 21, 2013. The short concert will take place in Porter House, 46 Boltwood Avenue (next to The Lord Jeffery Inn).

Light refreshments will be served after the concert.

Vid: 911732 Event
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