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Date & Time
September 15, 2023 at 7:00 pm
Free and open to the public. More Info
Film Theater at the Rubenstein Arts Center
2020 Campus Drive
Durham, NC 27705

Film Screening:


(Christian Petzold, 2023, 88 min, Germany, German with English subtitles, DCP)

— Winner of the Silver Bear Grand Jury Prize at the Berlin International Film Festival

A seaside vacation takes an unexpected turn when Leon and Felix show up at Felix’s family’s holiday home to discover Nadja, a mysterious woman, already there. As an ever-encroaching forest fire threatens their well-being, relationships are tested and romances are kindled.

Afire is an entertainment with spark and philosophical insight — and a reminder that, as we contemplate apocalypse, we’d better learn to start understanding each other, and ourselves, a little more.” – Financial Times

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