6.30pm Fabulous German food provided by our Assembly Bar + Kitchen: traditional Kartoffelsuppe (German potato soup) with pickled red cabbage and handmade pretzels (included in ticket price).
7.00pm Introduction by Gurj Kang to this romantic fantasy film Wings of Desire (Der Himmel über Berlin) 1987. Dir. Wim Wenders.
Two angels, Damiel (Bruno Ganz) and Cassiel (Otto Sander), glide through the streets of Berlin, observing the bustling population, providing invisible rays of hope to the distressed but never interacting with them. When Damiel falls in love with lonely trapeze artist Marion (Solveig Dommartin), the angel longs to experience life in the physical world, and finds–with some words of wisdom from actor Peter Falk (playing himself) — that it might be possible for him to take human form
7.15pm Film screening (122 minutes). Rated PG 13.