Karin Jurschick’s Documentary “The Cloud” on arte

     |    Wednesday March 16th, 2011

  Karin Jurschick, director of THE PEACEKEEPERS AND THE WOMEN, ZERTIFIKAT DEUTSCH and IT SHOULD HAVE BEEN NICE AFTER THAT, has a new documentary out dealing with the explosion of the nuclearpower plant explosion in Chernobyl and its repercussions 25 years later. “The Wolke” (”The Cloud”) will be broadcast tonight at 8:15 p.m. and is then 

Read more

German courses at the Volkshochschule…

     |    Tuesday November 30th, 2010

    I saw the movie Zertifikat Deutsch in the Arsenal cinema at the begining of the film festival One World Berlin last Thursday. It reminded me that I had taken this picture during my last German courses at the Volkshochschule. The mood was rather relaxed. It was like a small vacation camp. There I 

Read more

French Lower House of Parliament Bans Full Body Veils

     |    Tuesday July 20th, 2010

On July 13, 2010, the Lower House of Parliament of France banned the use full body veils. This law has been voted because this type attire does not go with French values of equality between men and women. Safety is also another issue. It is important to be able to identify someone on the street. 

Read more