19th European Union Film Festival in Mumbai

19th European Union Film Festival in Mumbai
A still from “Lessons of a Dream”


Tune in to the ‘Voices of Youth’ at the 19th European Union Film Festival in Mumbai.

19 films, each from a different EU Member State, to be showcased.


May 8-15, 2014

Inauguration at 18:00 on Thursday, 8th May


Galerie Max Mueller

Goethe-Institut / Max Mueller Bhavan Mumbai

K. Dubash Marg

Kala Ghoda

Mumbai 400001


Free. Seating on first-come, first-served basis

About the event:

In Mumbai, the European Union Film Festival will be inaugurated at 6 pm on May 8 at Gallerie Max Mueller, with a special screening of the German movie Lessons of a Dream.

Filmmaker Ritesh Batra (The Lunchbox) will be the chief guest at the opening event. Dr. João Cravinho, Ambassador of the European Union to India will be the guest of honour.

All films will be screened in with English subtitles.

Screening schedule of the festival can be accessed here.

Opening Film:
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Sebastian Grobler makes his directorial debut on 'Koch', a based on real events story about an English teacher who takes up a position at a strict German school in 1874. The unorthodox Koch soon teaches them the strange English game of "football." Burghart Klaussner ("The White Ribbon") and Justus von Dohnanyi ("Men in the City") also star.

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In the wake of Inglourious Basterds, Daniel Brühl hasn't been nearly as speedy in booking new roles as other breakouts like Christoph Waltz and Michael Fassbender. That might be in part because those two actors overshadowed him slightly, but Brühl's turn as a German sniper hero was certainly impressive, and a linchpin of the film. Now he's got two new projects booked. Details on those, plus tales of four great actors vying for the lead in The Sweeney, after the break. Ontd, via The Playlist, reports that Brühl will play a teacher who brought soccer to Germany (ideal timing to announce that) and will also be the lead in Canal. The soccer film, Der Ganz Grosse Traum des Konrad Koch, is directed by newcomer Sebastian Grobler, and is described as such: "Loosely based on real events, the film is a "Dead Poet's Society" style tale of an English teacher who
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