First Children's Movie Week at DSW
From Tuesday, April 14, 2015, to Friday, April 17, 2015, DSW hosted its very first Children’s Movie Week. More
Contrary to what you might think, it was more than just watching movies, eating popcorn and drinking coke during class.
Producers Dagmar Niehage (“Pommes essen”), Philipp Budweg (“Rico, Oskar und die Tiefenschatten”) and actress Luise Riesch (“Pommes essen”) flew in from Germany to personally present their movies to 400 students from 1st to 12th grade. After the screenings, the film experts answered questions about the process of making movies, the job of being a producer/actress and much more.
The program during the Children’s Movie Week was artistically diverse and highly educational including the movies “Pommes essen”, “Wintertochter”, “Rubinrot” and “Rico, Oskar und die Tiefenschatten”. The latter won this year’s Bavarian Film Award and is nominated at the Festival of German Film 2015 in New York.
It was DSW’s first Children’s’ Movie Week. The goal of this pilot project was to stimulate creativity in students and to familiarize them with the techniques of making a movie.