Join us for the 8th Annual Festival of German Film on October 20/21 2018!

German Currents San Diego will bring the best of German cinema to San Diego’s Balboa Park this October again.


The festival was initiated and has been supported by the German American San Diego Foundation since its beginning in October 2011. Seven years after its inception, German Currents San Diego will celebrate its 8th annual German Film Festival on October 20 & 21, 2018. Please join us!

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The collaboration of our partners creates a dynamic platform to bring German movie culture to the attention of an international audience. This year’s event, like in previous years, will feature a variety of award-winning films. The festival’s opening gala has become a popular networking event for the local German American community.

For pictures please visit: German Currents San Diego Festival Photos

German Film Nights Between the Festivals

This German-language film series GERMAN CURRENTS FILM NIGHTS will strive to bring new perspectives and films to San Diego. By working in partnership with the Goethe-Institut Los Angeles, actors and/or directors, as in the past, will be brought to the Festivals, as well as the Film Nights.


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German Currents San Diego Film Festival


  • eMago Media
  • General Atomics
  • Bosch
  • Goethe Institut Los Angeles