Monday, 27th March 2017

German Film Evening

Screening: Aguirre, der Zorn Gottes (Aguire, the wrath of God)
At Messina Palace, 141, Triq San Kristofru, Valletta
On Friday, 7th April at 7.00p.m.
Entrance free

AguirreWerner Herzog’s Aguirre: The Wrath of God (1972 – restored on DVD in 2010) is one of the great folies de grandeur of 1970s cinema. It is based loosely on the true story of 16th-century conquistador Lupe De Aguirre, the second-in-command of a Spanish force journeying down the Amazon in search of the mythical riches of El Dorado. Driven half-mad by the heat, hunger and danger from native attack, the commander declares a retreat – but Aguirre mutinies, kills the leader and announces they must carry on.

Film in German with subtitles in English.

Next German Film Evening: Friday, 5th April – screening “Romy” the Film , depicting the most important events and passages in the life of legendary actress Romy Schneider.

Contact Us

Messina Palace, 141 Triq San Kristofru,
Valletta VLT1465, Malta
(+356) 2124 6967

Membership

Permanent and temporary residents in Malta of German or Maltese nationality, not below the age of 18 years of age are eligible for membership to the German-Maltese Circle. Bona fide students between the ages of 14 and 18 are accepted as Junior Members.

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Activities

Dance Performance "Open Waters"

The German-Maltese Circle organises various activities such as exhibitions, film shows, cultural tours, forums, lectures, seminars, concerts, choral performances by visiting German choirs, chanson evenings, social and sports events and in fact, anything which helps to make especially the Maltese public more conscious of German culture and the German way of life.

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Library

Section of the Dorothea von Wendland Library

The Library at the German-Maltese Circle is named after Dorothea von Wendland, the wife of a former German Ambassador, who in the early 1970’s was instrumental in the setting up of a lending and reference library in the former premises of the Circle in Floriana.

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Restaurant & Coffee Shop

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Entering through the elegant entrance hall of Messina Palace and situated in a converted arched inner yard is the Circle’s Restaurant & Coffee Shop where patrons gather in informal and cosy surroundings for a coffee break, a lunch or just a quick snack.

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