‘Good Bye Lenin!’ kicks off free language film series at CCU
“Good Bye Lenin!” stars Daniel Brühl and tells the story of a mother and son in East Germany in 1989 during a time of political tension. After seeing her son arrested during a political protest on destroying the Berlin Wall and fighting communism, the mother falls into a coma. Eight months later, she wakes up, unaware of the reunification that has happened. To keep her safe from the shock of this new world, her son creates a plan to keep her sheltered from it.
Following the screening, several faculty/staff members from the Department of Languages and Intercultural Studies will lead a discussion on the themes and topic present in “Good Bye Lenin!” The film is rated R and contains content that may be inappropriate for children. Parental discretion is advised. It is directed by Wolfgang Becker and has a running time of about two hours.
The Coastal Theater is located in Room A-110 of the Lib Jackson Student Union, 106 Spadoni Park Circle on CCU’s main Conway campus.