Session Fourteen: The Sun Island/Thomas Elsaesser


Film theorist and historian Thomas Elsaesser’s debut film is an essayistic portrait of his grandparents, Martin and Liesel Elsaesser, drawing on home movies, personal correspondence, and contemporary interviews.

Wednesday 28 March 2018, 15:00 

Birkbeck Cinema: FREE event [book here]

The Sun Island, Thomas Elsaesser, Germany, 2017, Digital/Blu-Ray, 72 minutes, English and German – UK premiere.

The screening will be followed by a conversation between Thomas Elsaesser and Erica Carter, King’s College London

With the support of the Goethe Institute, London, and the German Screen Studies Network

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