Schachnovelle (The Royal Game): dir Philipp Stölzl (2021)
30 November @ 7.00 pm - 9.00 pmAED 52.50
This adaptation of Stefan Zweig’s classic novel tells the story of a lawyer who was imprisoned by the Nazis and put into solitary confinement when he refused to cooperate in passing over the accounts of his clients. He remains steadfast for weeks but becomes increasingly desperate – until he chances upon a chess book …
In German with English subtitles. The film is part of the second German Film Festival organised by Goethe-Institut Gulf Region; 11 films will be screened in two locations, Cinema Akil in Dubai and Manarat Al Saadiyat, Abu Dhabi.