The Personal is Political – The Films of Margarethe von Trotta is part of Celebrating Women in Global Cinema, a year-long programme of films and special events highlighting and celebrating women in film from across the world.

This panel is chaired by Jackie Stacey, Professor of Media and Cultural Studies, University of Manchester. Panelists include the GSSN's Erica Carter, Professor of German and Film at King’s College London; Cathy Gelbin, Professor of Film and German Studies, University of Manchester; and Maggie Hoffgen MA, freelance film lecturer and programmer, Manchester. For more information and tickets click here.

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Erica Carter will also introduce Margaretha von Trotta's film, The Second Awakening of Christa Klages, which screens at 18:40. Tickets here.