Celebrating the 150th anniversary of diplomatic relations between Thailand and Germany, the Goethe Institute, in collaboration with the Dusit D2 Baraquda, will host a special screening of films on the Rooftop Lounge of the hotel (Pattaya 2 Rd., 038-769-999) every Fri through Mar 30.
Feb 10: Elephant Heart (2002): To escape his alcoholic dad, Marko trains at a local boxing gym and is approached by a boxing promoter.
Feb 17: Im Juli (2000): A German-Turkish film that follows a young teacher, Daniel, who drives all the way from Hamburg to Istanbul to find his true love.
Mar 16: Lola Rennt (1998): Lola receives a phone call from her boyfriend who tells her she has 20 minutes to find 100,000 Deutschmarks, otherwise he’ll rob a supermarket.
Mar 30. Das Leben der Anderen (2006): The government commands secret officer Wiesler to stalk a successful couple, Georg and Christa, but he becomes too attached. All films will be shown in German with English subtitles. Free admission.