The Dreamed Ones preview and Q&A with Director Ruth Beckermann

the dreamed ones preview

The Dreamed Ones (Die Geträumten, Ruth Beckermann 2016: 89') centres on two actors, their emotions and conversations while recording the dramatic correspondence of the poets Ingeborg Bachmann and Paul Celan. Following the preview screening, renowned Austrian filmmaker, Ruth Beckermann, will discuss her award-winning film (Best Austrian Feature Film, Diagonale Festival of Austrian Film; Prix international de la Scam, Cinéma du Réel; Best Film of the International Competition, Bildrausch Filmfest Basel).

The discussion in Oxford, chaired by Professor Karen Leeder, will be held in German, the discussion at King’s College London, chaired by Dr Áine McMurtry, will be in English.

Places in Oxford are on a first come, first served basis (no booking required).

Eventbrite booking information for the screening at King's College London is available here.

The events are free to attend, and are generously supported by the Austrian Cultural Forum, King's College London, New College Oxford, the German Screen Studies Network, the Austrian Agency for International Cooperation in Education and Research, the Ingeborg Bachmann Centre for Austrian Literature and Culture, and Contemporary Films.

Further information about the events can be found here:

Contact for Oxford: Dr Tobias Heinrich (

Contact for London: Dr Eleanor Halsall (GSSN coordinator, Dr Katya Krylova (


Contact name: Eleanor Halsall

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Audience: Open to all