Film Screening “Der Große Anfang” By Andreas Sawall (German with German subtitles) ~ Thu, 12/7

Der Große Anfang – Please join us for a film screening in German as a part of our upcoming Luther Exhibit

on Thursday, December 7, at 1:00 pm

Der Große Anfang – 500 Jahre Reformation (part of our upcoming Luther Exhibit)

by director Andreas Sawall, narrator: Harold Lesch

Cast: Jakob Benkhofer, Tom Quaas (Luther); Cornelia Pollack (Katharina von Bora); Erhard Hartmann (Philip Melanchton); Peter Bosch (Lucas Cranach); Kay Waidelich (Johannes Bugenhagen);  Matthias Saffert (theology professor)

This documentary immerses us in an era of unprecedented change: the invention of the printing press; development of capitalism and banking; the discovery of America; the culmination of the Renaissance; and the tectonic shift in Christendom unleashed by Martin Luther’s message of justification by faith.


Thursday, December 7, 2017, 1:00 pm

At the German-American Heritage Museum, 719 Sixth Street, NW, Washington, DC 20001

Reservation required: kindly request your reservation at or by telephone at 202-467-5000.