At the opening reception, Goethe-Institut Director Wilfried Eckstein welcomed guests and asked “Where is democracy going?”
After the reception, the Institut hosted the screening of a series of 12 short films entitled Why Democracy, made by filmmakers from around the world.
Click here for the film schedule in the Mapping Democracy series. The Goethe-Institut "organizes and supports cultural events that present German culture abroad and that further intercultural exchange," according to its website.
How much: No charge
Metro stations: Gallery Place-Chinatown or walk from Metro Center (10 minutes)
For more information: 202-289-1200