German Film Series: “Young Goethe in Love”

February 20, 2020 - 4:00 pm to 10:00 pm (already occurred)
Film scene of a woman and man standing outdoors in a grassy field, dressed in 18th-century European clothing, looking at each other

Fictional romantic biopic starring Alexander Fehling as the young Goethe struggling as an aspiring poet. When working as an assistant at a law court, he falls hopelessly in love with a young woman who is already engaged, triggering events that provided the inspiration of Goethe’s first international success, the novel The Sorrows of Young Werther (1774).

This film will be shown at both 4 and 7:30 p.m. in German with English subtitles.

Contact Info

Megan Howes
(413) 542-2312
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