Remembering the Fall of the Berlin Wall

Remembering the Fall of the Berlin Wall - November 6 & 7, 2014

The BU Arts Initiative, the BU Center for the Study of Europe, and the Goethe-Institut Boston present:

Remembering the Fall of the Berlin Wall
November 6 & 7, 2014
Events featuring the award winning German filmmaker, author, and cultural nomad Marten Persiel

Thursday, November 6 at 5 pm – Pardee School of Global Studies, 121 Bay State Road
“Lost in Unification” – A Panel Discussion on post-Cold War Eastern Europe featuring: Marten Persiel, featured artist; Agata Pyzik, author of Poor but Sexy: Culture Clashes in Europe East and West; Igor Lukes, Professor of History & International Relations at Boston University and Honorary Consul General of the Czech Republic

Friday, November 7 at 5 pm – Cummington Mall
“Jump the Wall” – High Ollie skateboard contest with Thuro Skate Shop.  Join the Boston and BU Skateboarding Community for a unique tribute to the fall of the Berlin wall.
Prize: iPad mini

Friday, November 7 at 7 pm – COM 101
“This Ain’t California” – Screening of Marten Persiel’s multiple award winning film on skater subculture in the GDR
Co-presented by Cinematheque, College of Communication.  CART services will be provided.
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