U.S. Trailer For Award Winning German Thriller Released

By Stephen Fuchs on Email @StephenWFuchs

Without taking any plot into consideration, the German heist thriller Victoria is already an impressive film considering that the entire two and a half hour movie was shot in a single continuous take. The film has won numerous awards in Germany already, and a new trailer has just been released for U.S. audiences. …

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Stephen founded German Pulse and LGBT Germany out of a passion to introduce Americans to a Germany that goes beyond beer and polka (although with enough beer he has been known to polka it up a bit). He's a coffee addict, lover of wine and good times, a hit in the kitchen and editor of TV commercials. You can follow him on Twitter (@StephenWFuchs) to find out a lot more.
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Remake of the Oscar-Nominated German Classic ‘Das Boot’ In Development

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Germany’s Bavaria Studios recently announced that they will be dipping into the back catalogue to recreate some of their classics, with the 1981 Oscar-nominated “Das Boot” being the first major remake. “Das Boot”, directed by Wolfgang Petersen and starring Herbert Grönemeyer, Jurgen Prochnow and Klaus Wennemann went on to be one of the most successful …

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Stephen founded German Pulse and LGBT Germany out of a passion to introduce Americans to a Germany that goes beyond beer and polka (although with enough beer he has been known to polka it up a bit). He's a coffee addict, lover of wine and good times, a hit in the kitchen and editor of TV commercials. You can follow him on Twitter (@StephenWFuchs) to find out a lot more.
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Get Prepared for Oscar Night – Exploring the Movies in L.A. Exhibitions

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Its Oscar Time! – The 87th Academy Awards Ceremony is February 22, 2015 The 87th Academy Awards ceremony, presented by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, will honor the best films of 2014 and will take place February 22, 2015, at the Dolby Theatre in Hollywood, Los Angeles. …

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German Filmmaker Wins Student Oscar For 40-Minute Thriller ‘Nocebo’

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The traditional award season may be over, but The Academy of Motion Pictures continues to hand out awards throughout the year, including the Student Academy Awards which has just awarded the Munich-based filmmaker, Lennart Ruff, his first win in the Best Foreign Film category for his thriller “Nocebo”. Ruff, who attends Munich’s University of …

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Stephen founded German Pulse and LGBT Germany out of a passion to introduce Americans to a Germany that goes beyond beer and polka (although with enough beer he has been known to polka it up a bit). He's a coffee addict, lover of wine and good times, a hit in the kitchen and editor of TV commercials. You can follow him on Twitter (@StephenWFuchs) to find out a lot more.
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“Pixelschatten”, Now Available For US Download, Captures Today’s Social Media Generation: Our Review

By Kirsten Solberg on Email

Paul (Ben Gageik) who goes by the name Pixel online has found himself searching for the next chapter in his life, as all of his friends have started college and are trying to do soul-searching of their own.  Pixel convinces his friends to participle in his video social media blog …

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Kirsten Solberg resides in the Chicagoland area where her passion for film production is a part of her daily life. When not focusing on film she enjoys volunteering, spending time with friends and family and enjoying the game of hockey.

Award-Winning Documentary On Chattanooga VW Plant To Make US Debut

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Since Volkswagen first began work on its Chattanooga, TN auto plant in 2008, a film crew has been working around the clock to document the company’s return to assembling cars in the United States.  Shot over a four year period, the film “The Chattanooga Story: A German Carmaker Goes to Tennessee” has …

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Stephen founded German Pulse and LGBT Germany out of a passion to introduce Americans to a Germany that goes beyond beer and polka (although with enough beer he has been known to polka it up a bit). He's a coffee addict, lover of wine and good times, a hit in the kitchen and editor of TV commercials. You can follow him on Twitter (@StephenWFuchs) to find out a lot more.
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Enjoy One Of The Original Horror Classics This Halloween

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Do you know which country helped shape the horror movie genre? If you guessed Germany you guessed correct.  During the early years of film, when “silent” films where all the rage, Germany was on the forefront of crafting the movie industry, and one of the areas the county’s filmmakers exceeded …

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Stephen founded German Pulse and LGBT Germany out of a passion to introduce Americans to a Germany that goes beyond beer and polka (although with enough beer he has been known to polka it up a bit). He's a coffee addict, lover of wine and good times, a hit in the kitchen and editor of TV commercials. You can follow him on Twitter (@StephenWFuchs) to find out a lot more.
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Chicago’s Gene Siskel Film Center Presents A Series of 8 East German Films This February

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Starting February 2nd, Chicago’s Gene Siskel Film Center will be running a series of 8 award-winning films produced by the former East German Deutsche Film-Aktiengesellschaft (DEFA).  DEFA was responsible for creating over 750 films during its 46 year history.  These films were made around the same time that European cinema …

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Stephen founded German Pulse and LGBT Germany out of a passion to introduce Americans to a Germany that goes beyond beer and polka (although with enough beer he has been known to polka it up a bit). He's a coffee addict, lover of wine and good times, a hit in the kitchen and editor of TV commercials. You can follow him on Twitter (@StephenWFuchs) to find out a lot more.
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German Film Student Impresses Hollywood With His Sci-Fi Short Film Project

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At just 22 years old, Kaleb Lechowski may have gotten his big break after impressing Hollywood with his 6 minute animated sci-fi film that he created for a class project at the Berlin Mediadesign Hochschule.  What Lechowski was able to accomplish on his own, with no budget, matches the look and …

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Stephen founded German Pulse and LGBT Germany out of a passion to introduce Americans to a Germany that goes beyond beer and polka (although with enough beer he has been known to polka it up a bit). He's a coffee addict, lover of wine and good times, a hit in the kitchen and editor of TV commercials. You can follow him on Twitter (@StephenWFuchs) to find out a lot more.
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Museum Featuring The Works of Martin Scorsese Opens in Berlin

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Fans of the American Directing icon Martin Scorsese will have to board a plane to Germany if they want to visit the first ever museum dedicated toward his work.  The Academy Award winner has directed a vast amount of film classics including Taxi Driver, Raging Bull, Goodfellas, and The Departed, which …

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Stephen founded German Pulse and LGBT Germany out of a passion to introduce Americans to a Germany that goes beyond beer and polka (although with enough beer he has been known to polka it up a bit). He's a coffee addict, lover of wine and good times, a hit in the kitchen and editor of TV commercials. You can follow him on Twitter (@StephenWFuchs) to find out a lot more.
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