European Premiere of Night School at Allerweltskino Köln

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4/19/22

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4/19/22

Apr 19, 2022

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European Premiere of Night School at Allerweltskino Köln

April 19, 2022, 2:00 PM EDT

The Allerweltskino Köln Cinema will be screening Night School (2016) directed by Andrew Cohn. You can view more screening info here. This will be a joint event with Freundeskreis Köln-Indianapolis e.V. and Amerika Haus NRW e.V. as part of the Sister City Film Exchange.

Everyone who can't be in Cologne that day can watch the full documentary on Youtube here.

Virtual Zoom Discussion

April 19, 2022, 3:30 PM EDT

Please also join us for a live post-screening virtual discussion. This Indianapolis-Cologne Sister City discussion takes place via Zoom in Allerweltskino Köln theatre. The discussion includes Excel Center Meadows Director Laura Fehr, Perry Meridian High School Teacher Beate Westerhouse, and Indianapolis-Cologne Sister City President Melissa Hopson. Cologne theatre viewers will be present to ask questions. RSVP for the virtual discussion by following the button below.

About the film

Every year, 1.2 million students drop out of high school in the USA. Indianapolis, a sister city of Cologne, has one of the lowest high school graduation rates in the country. Black minorities in particular, often with low incomes, are affected by systemic disadvantage, a vicious cycle that often includes dropping out of school. Emmy award-winning director Andrew Cohn’s documentary follows African-American students Greg Henson, Shynika Jakes and Melissa Lewis as they are determined to complete their night school degrees. “Night School goes deep into the lives of its protagonists, putting faces to the statistics and emphasizing the human factor,” writes the Wall Street Journal about the award-winning film. Screening begins at 2 pm EDT / 20 Uhr Germany. Post-screening virtual Q & A with Excel Center Meadows Director Laura Fehr. To register for screening use the contact form on this website.

More info on Indianapolis-Cologne Sister City Committee: http://indy-cologne.org/

More Info on CologneAlliance: https://www.colognealliance.org/

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