Events | Philipp Leinemann’s "The Kings Surrender"

Los Angeles | February 24, 2015 | 7:00 PM

„Villa @ Goethe“ presents: Philipp Leinemann’s "The Kings Surrender"



Dir. Philipp Leinemann, Screenplay: Philipp Leinemann Germany, 2014, 104 min. German with English subtitles, digital. Starring: Roland Zehrfeld, Mišel Matičević, Mohamed Issa, Hendrik Duryn, Tilman Strauß, Oliver Konietzny
Awarded the Bavarian Film Prize 2014 for Best Cinematography, and the Jury prize for Best Narrative Feature at the 2014 Austin Film Festival, director and screenwriter Philipp Leinemann’s feature tells the story of violent youth gangs and a police force way out of its depth.
When a police operation goes awry and two policemen die, the powder keg threatens to ignite as the SWAT team knows only one goal: revenge - irrespective of the law.
In a frenzied hunt for the culprit, it's everybody against everybody else, and the whole neighborhood is torn apart by one question: Is it friendship or justice that really matters?

Discussion with filmmaker Philipp Leinemann, and reception following the screening. Presented with the support of Walker + Worm Film

With this screening, the Villa Aurora and Goethe-Institut Los Angeles continue their collaboration. Under the label “Villa @ Goethe”, artists residing at the Villa Aurora have the opportunity to showcase their projects (past, present, and future) with the friends, patrons and guests here at the Goethe-Institut.

Please RSVP by February 23rd, 2015 via 323.525.3388 or

Film and Q&A
Tuesday, February 24th 2015, 7:00 pm
Goethe-Institut Los Angeles, 5750 Wilshire Blvd, Suite 100, Los Angeles, CA 90036 
German with English subtitles
Free Admission, RSVP mandatory
Info +1 323 5253388

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