Edelweiß Pirates Festival

The Edelweißpiraten Festival takes place this year on Sunday, July 03, in the Friedenspark in the south of Cologne. The festival is named after a youth movement that grew up in Nazi Germany in response to the strict regimentation of the Hitler Youth. The festival is an annual event and is a wonderfully unstructured and … Continue reading Edelweiß Pirates Festival

Homochrom for ColognePride

To coincide with ColognePride, the Ludwig museum in Cologne is showing films that celebrate gay culture with the series “Homochrom”. You don’t get to see that many LGBT films in mainstream cinema so this is a great opportunity to see this alternative genre on the big screen. Desire Will Set You Free is a film that … Continue reading Homochrom for ColognePride