On this edition of re:location I talk with the team behind the documentary, Matt Richmond (director) and Jon Michael Ryan (cinematographer) about Chicago and the film, 'Das Brauhaus: a German-American fairytale'
Did you know the bicycle and car were both invented in Mannheim? In the second episode of re:location, Matthias and Julia bring the city to life.
What really stands out to me about the festival, is the huge love and appreciation for the music and musicians from the festival-goers. The drive of blues isn't take for granted by Freiburgers and it makes for an incredible atmosphere. Have a listen.
As we played Jingle Bells, he thumped his hand on his heart like a footballer kicking the winning goal.
It doesn’t really matter if your language gets changed on you, or if rhythm is flipped around – I think we’re pretty well programmed to keep a level of comfort.
As an outsider in Germany, my poor German feels like I’m chopping wood badly and with blisters. Big swings and a lot of exertion just to make a small point.
Emptiness and edginess. A torn past and liberal contemporaries. It’s completely mystifying and it’s very challenging to sum up.