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Walchensee Forever

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Walchensee Forever

Available May 28 at noonJune 10 at 11:59 pm only

In this personal story about the eternal cycle of life, identity, roots, and self-fulfillment, director Janna Ji Wonders seeks to uncover the secrets of her family’s past and her role among four generations of strong, passionate women. Entrenched in their home near Bavaria’s Lake Walchensee, the women manage a café while the men in their lives come and go. But with the freedoms of the 1960s, Janna’s mother Anna and her aunt Frauke take off for Mexico, where they perform traditional German music and take part in Ayahuasca ceremonies. They also visited San Francisco during the “Summer of Love,” traveled to Indian ashrams, and became part of Rainer Langhans’ Kommune 1 in Berlin. But still, they ultimately return to Lake Walchensee.

Pricing and Film Availability Info:

  • Admission to the series will be sold either as an all-access pass or à la carte, available only in the JBFC Virtual Marquee.
  • Pricing is $70 (members), $85 (nonmembers) for the all-access pass, or $10 (members), $12 (nonmembers) per film.
  • All films will be available for the entire length of the series—films will become available at noon on May 28 and will be available until 11:59pm on June 10. Once a film is started, passholders will have 48 hours to finish, regardless of when in the series they start the film.
  • The films in this series can and may sell out, so we encourage ticket and pass purchasers to secure their access by unlocking their films ASAP.

This film is part of the KINO! Germany NOW! series.



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