For the first time, German Films partnered with the Regent Street Cinema in London to present FACE TO FACE WITH GERMAN TALENT: THE GERMAN FILM WEEKEND to local London audiences from 21-23 September 2018. The program was curated by The Daily Telegraph’s film critic Tim Robey and presented five films from and featuring directors and actors from the FACE TO FACE WITH GERMAN FILMS campaigns. The weekend event opened with Emily Atef introducing the UK premiere of her film 3 DAYS IN QUIBERON, followed by screenings of 24 WEEKS with leading actress Julia Jentsch in attendance, WE ARE YOUNG. WE ARE STRONG. presented by director Burhan Qurbani, as well as the London premiere of THE CAPTAIN (featuring Alexander Fehling), and closed off with OH BOY starring Tom Schilling. The attending talent was welcomed by enthusiastic audiences and was able to engage in lively discussions with them during the Q&As following the films. The event was met with very positive feedback from both filmgoers and press alike.

Mariette Rissenbeek, Emily Atef, Burhan Qurbani, Eve Gabereau, Tim Robey (© German Films/Dan Wooller)