WHEN PAUL CAME OVER THE SEA
April 8, 2018 - New York City
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As part of KINO!2018, Rosa Luxemburg Stiftung—New York Office and Deutsches Haus at NYU present a conversation about When Paul Came Over the Sea between Jakob Preuss, the film’s director, Gabriella Etmektsoglou, Çiğdem Ipek, and Christian Martin, which will be moderated by Noah Isenberg.
When Paul Came Over the Sea is a mesmerizing documentary which takes a personal look at the hardships of the current migration crisis. The film chronicles Paul, a Cameroonian migrant who made has way from across the Sahara to the coast of Morocco with hopes of landing in Europe. During Paul’s journey, he encounters the film’s director Jakob Preuss. During the film their growing friendship challenges the boundaries of making a documentary film and serves as a microcosm of the controversies surrounding the current debates on immigration in Europe.
When Paul Came Over the Sea will be screened during KINO!2018 at the Landmark at 57 West on Sunday, April 8, at 1:30pm (with a Q&A with Marion Masone) and on Monday, April 9, at 6pm. To learn more about the film check out the link here.
Jakob Preuss, born in Berlin, is a documentary filmmaker. His films, shot in Iran, Bosnia, and Ukraine, have been broadcast in over ten countries and screened at numerous festivals. His last film “The Other Chelsea” won the First Steps-Award and the Grimme-Award in Germany.
Gabriella Etmektsoglou is the Director of NYU Berlin and Associated Faculty, NYU Gallatin School of Individualized Study. She holds a Ph.D. in European history from Emory University.
Çiğdem Ipek is a Berliner of Turkish descent. She holds a degree in Social Sciences from the Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin and studied abroad at the New School University’s Graduate Faculty in New York City.
Christian Martin is a professor of political science at the University of Kiel, Germany. He currently holds the Max Weber Chair in German and European Studies at New York University. Martin has studied political science at the University of Konstanz and holds a doctorate from there (2002).
Sunday, April 8
Deutsches Haus at NYU
42 Washington Mews
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