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"I Do Not Care If We Go Down in History as Barbarians"

Release Date 30.05.2019 Radu Jude‘s newest film fights against historical revisionism in Romania while also gauging the limits of artistic engagement. read more


1000 Arten Regen zu beschreiben

Release Date 29.03.2018 What other teens do for days is something Mike has been doing for weeks: he isn‘t coming out of his room. read more

120 battements par minute

Release Date 30.11.2017 In the early 1990s, Parisian activist group ACT UP (AIDS Coalition to Unleash Power) fights against civilian and governmental ignorance as well as the corrupt pharma companies. read more


Release Date 14.08.2014 In her experimental mockumentary the idealistic filmmaker Isabell Šuba (Šuba played by actress Anne Haug) clashes with a sexist producer (David Wendtland) at the Cannes Film Festival. read more


Release Date 16.01.2020 Simply breath-taking or blatant pro-military propaganda? Our authors Tom Dorow and Jared Abbott take opposing views to director Sam Mendes' and cinematographer Roger Deakins' one-take-film about two British soldiers in World War I. read more

20th Century Women

Release Date 18.05.2017 Mike Mills 20TH CENTURY WOMEN is a warm-hearted trip to late 70s sunny California. Single mom Dorothea (Annette Bening) wants to help her teenage son Jamie get through puberty with the help of her patchwork circle of friends. read more

24 Wochen

Release Date 22.09.2016 The somewhat organized life of stand-up comedian Astrid is shattered when she finds out that not everything is alright with the child she’s expecting. What follows is a painful journey through increasingly worse diagnoses until the question of ... read more

3 Days in Quiberon

Release Date 12.04.2018 3 TAGE IN QUIBERON is about 3 days in the fall of 1981 when a legendary celebrity interview was conducted with actress Romy Schneider that has become part of her legacy. read more

3 Faces

Release Date 26.12.2018 Director Jafar Panahi receives a cell video showing a young woman threatening suicide. Together with actress Behnaz Jafari, he makes his way to the province to find her. read more


Release Date 19.07.2018 When Jan is stood up by his rideshare, he hitches a ride with Jule who has an old caravan and is on her way to Portugal. The two become lovers during the long hours in the caravan, on camping sites, and the picnic breaks. read more

45 Years

Release Date 10.09.2015 Kate (Charlotte Rampling) and Geoff (Tom Courtenay) are about to celebrate their 45th wedding anniversary when news reaches them that Geoff’s former girlfriend Katya who died in a hiking accident has been found in a glacier. The perfectly ... read more

55 Steps

Release Date 03.05.2018 Mentally ill Eleanor Riese (Helena Bonham Carter) turns to a patient advocacy agency because she is prescribed high doses of neuroleptics against her will. Her lawyer Colette Hughes (Hilary Swank) fights for patient rights with her. read more

7 Days at Entebbe

Release Date 03.05.2018 José Padilhas adaptation of the hijacking of an Air France plane on June 27th 1976 by two members of the “Popular Front of the Liberation of Palestine“ and the German members of the “Revolutionary Cells“ Winfried Böse and Brigitte Kuhlmann ... read more


A Bigger Splash

Release Date 05.05.2016 Luca Guadagninos Version of SWIMMING POOL (1969) is set on the Italian Island Pantelerria, where a rock singer (Tilda Swinton) has retreated with her lover to heal from an operation on her vocal chords. When her ex-partner Harry and his daughter ... read more

A Date for Mad Mary

Release Date 14.12.2017 Mary, who everyone believes is “mad“, gets released from jail shortly before her best friend Charlene gets married. She tries to get a date for the wedding, but her rough demeanor puts everyone off – except Jess. read more

A Dog Called Money

Release Date 14.11.2019 Documenting a unique recording and the travels that inspired it. read more

A dysfunctional cat

Release Date 04.10.2018 Iranian Mina comes to Germany to marry her countryman Kian. He‘s happy this arranged marriage means he will finally have a wife, she wants a bit more freedom read more

A Ghost Story

Release Date 07.12.2017 A young couple. The Man, C., dies suddenly in a car crash. The woman, M., survives and is shaken. C. returns as a ghost with no one noticing and observes how the world keeps moving. A gentle, sad, and philosophical ghost film. read more

A Good American

Release Date 03.11.2016 A documentary about William Binney, a system analyst for the NSA, whose ‘Thin Thread’ program might have prevented 9/11 without violating the population’s privacy and about why he quit his job. read more

A Hidden Life

Release Date 30.01.2020 Like in his very first film, the lyrical BADLANDS (1973), A HIDDEN LIFE is also modeled after a true story. Franz Jägerstettet was an Austrian conscientious objector in World War II. When he was drafted, he refused the oath of allegiance to Hitler. read more

A Hologram for the King

Release Date 28.04.2016 In Tom Tykwer’s new movie, a marketing pro in crisis must sell a high tech chat system to the Saudi king or go broke. When his presentation gets stuck in the desert sand, he finds the time for erotic adventures and eventually - love. read more

A Long Way Down

Release Date 03.04.2014 Adaptation of Nick Horny's bestselling novel. Four people meet accidentally at the top of "Topper House", London's most famous suicide spot, at new year's eve. They decide to stay together and alive for at least a month. read more

A Man of Integrity

Release Date 02.05.2019 The Iranian film is reminiscent of the US paranoia thrillers of the 1970s: not just because a big company is targeting Reza‘s estate, but because everyone who is somehow involved profits from Reza‘s downfall. read more

A Monster calls

Release Date 04.05.2017 The melancholy fairy tale by US author Patrick Ness has been impressively brought to life by Spanish director Juan Antonio Bayona (THE ORPHANAGE). The way our hero deals with the imminent loss of his mother is the template for the fantastical ... read more

A Most Violent Year

Release Date 19.03.2015 J. C. Chandor (MARGIN CALL, ALL IS LOST) delivers another portrait of a lonesome upright hero. New York 1981. Abel Morales’ “Standard Heating Co.” is under pressure from competitors and the police. Morales desperately tries to defend his ... read more

A Most Wanted Man

Release Date 11.09.2014 Anton Corbijn's (CONTROL) adaptation of a thriller by John Le Carré takes place in contemporary Hamburg. Philip Seymour Hoffman in his last role plays the leader of a secret German spy unit who investigates a dubious Chechen refugee. read more

A Parrot at the Milkbar

Release Date 04.06.2015 A humorous observation in Barcelona’s immigrant neighbourhood El Raval. Four barber shops, four places of remembrance, strange time and space capsules inhabited by people who left their home to find a better one, while the Spaniards are about to ... read more

A Perception

Release Date 31.12.2015 Hermes Phettberg, who used to be famous for his outrageous size, sexual tastes and TV appearances, plays the severely handicapped Graf Hohenlohe who tries to murder his son and adopt his pretty aid Jean-Jacques in this artsy no budget production. read more

A Perfect Day

Release Date 22.10.2015 Bosnia after the civil war. NGO employees discover a body in the district’s last working well. They need to remove the body but rope is nowhere to be found. read more

A Rainy Day In New York

Release Date 05.12.2019 A RAINY DAY IN NEW YORK is another entry in Woody Allen's list of light urban romantic comedies, following MIDNIGHT IN PARIS, TO ROME WITH LOVE, and VICKY CRISTINA BARCELONA. read more

A Regular Woman

Release Date 09.05.2019 On February 23rd 2005, 23-year old German-Kurdish Berliner Hatun Aynur Sürücü was shot by her brother. Sherry Hormann‘s feature film tells her story. read more

A Royal Night Out

Release Date 01.10.2015 It is a historical fact that the young princesses Elisabeth and Margaret didn’t spent V-Day at Buckingham Palace. The romance that A ROYAL NIGHT depicts on that night is pure rumbustious invention. read more

A Special Need

Release Date 11.12.2014 In this singular documentary feature director Carlo Zoratti and his friends Alex Nazzi and Enea Gabino go on a journey through Europe. Their initial goal is to find a girl for Enea, who has autism, but eventually they discover that Enea's true needs ... read more

A Star Is Born

Release Date 04.10.2018 Lady Gaga as Barbra Streisand as Judy Garland plays a singer who becomes a star while the male star who discovers her succumbs to his alcohol and drug addiction. The fourth version of the material – not counting variations like ALL ABOUT EVE, ... read more

A United Kingdom

Release Date 30.03.2017 A UNITED KINGDOM tells the story of the marriage between Seretse Kama, the crown prince of Bamangwato in Botswana, and British insurance officer Ruth Williams, who goes against the British colonial powers, the South African government, and must ... read more

A Walk in the Woods

Release Date 15.10.2015 Bill Bryson (Robert Redford), retired author of travel guides and his best friend Katz (Nick Nolte) an alcoholic out of shape, decide to walk the Appalachian Trail. read more

Above & Below

Release Date 25.02.2016 A couple living in a Las Vegas sewer, a loner in an abandoned military bunker, an army veteran in a Mars research station in the desert. ABOVE AND BELOW is a visually stunning and gentle documentary about people who live where the world ends. read more

Absolutely Fabulous: The Movie

Release Date 08.09.2016 The film ABSOLUTELY FABULOUS is a cheery binge viewing experience for fans. Like the original BBC series, the film’s main attraction is the intoxicated nonchalance in which Eddy and Patsy gallivant in the world of the rich and beautiful. read more

After the Wedding

Release Date 17.10.2019 Isabel (Michelle Williams) had dedicated her life to working in an Indian orphanage. Businesswoman Theresa (Julianne More) brings her back to New York under the pretense of wanting to donate money, but she actually has an entirely different motive. read more

Age of Cannibals

Release Date 22.05.2014 Frank Öllers (Devid Striesow), Kai Niederländer (Sebastian Blomberg) and Bianca März (Katharina Schüttler) are ruthless, smooth-talking consultants. They spend their lives in meetings, carrying out reviews and preparing power point presentations ... read more


Release Date 02.06.2016 Non-fiction writer Walter and physics student Agnes have a tempestuous affair. When they start to write down their story, the words on the page begin to influence their relationship. read more


Release Date 23.05.2019 Turning animation into reality through extensive CGI, the new ALADDIN offers all the pleasures of the Golden Age of film-musicals while slightly updating Princess Jasmine's motivations. read more

Alceste à bicyclette

Release Date 03.04.2014 The famous actor Serge Tanneur has quit acting. His old colleague Valence Gauthier tries to convince him to perform in Moliére’s play “The Misanthrope.” A highly amusing duel between two theatre lovers, egomaniacs, and misanthropes ensues. read more

Alki Alki

Release Date 12.11.2015 Axel Ranisch’s new film ALKI ALKI centers on successful architect Tobias and his best friend Flasche (bottle). They have lots of fun together, but Flasche also seeks to destroy everything Tobias has ever cared for. A German mumblecore comedy. read more

All My Loving

Release Date 23.05.2019 Stefan, Julia und Tobias are siblings. They are all experts in not talking about the things that really matter. read more

All of a Sudden

Release Date 06.10.2016 In her first German language picture Asli Özge paints a claustrophobic picture of small town society: when junior banker Karsten makes a mistake and is consequently charged with “nonassistance to a person in danger”, his wife leaves him, his ... read more

All the Money in the World

Release Date 15.02.2018 Ridley Scott’s film about the 1973 abduction of Paul Getty III in Italy and his grandfather J. Paul Getty’s refusal to pay the ransom money is a tight thriller with a philosophical twist. read more

Alone in Berlin

Release Date 17.11.2016 An adaptation of the novel with the same title by Hans Fallada. Berlin 1940: When his only son dies in the war, Otto Quangel begins his personal campaign against Hitlerism. He encounters friends, foes, and collaborators in his tenement block. read more


Release Date 24.11.2016 Private investigator Aloys Adorn is permanently undercover. He doesn’t go out, he never says “I” and he spends his spare time reading his clients’ files. Then one day a mysterious woman calls and invites him to take “telephone walks” ... read more


Release Date 03.10.2019 The Japanese “women of the sea“ dive into the depths of the Pacific Ocean to collect mussels and other ocean treasures, without oxygen or any other aids. A documentary read more

Amazing Grace

Release Date 28.11.2019 ARETHA FRANKLIN: AMAZING GRACE is a fascinating, dazzling historic document about a career highlight of one of the greatest singers of the 20th century, and about the production of one of her most successful albums. read more

American Honey

Release Date 13.10.2016 In her first American movie Andrea Arnold (RED ROAD, FISH TANK) follows a bunch of dirt-poor twentysomethings on a hypnotic and meandering road trip headed towards nowhere in particular. read more

American Pastoral

Release Date 17.11.2016 Ewan McGregor adapted the 400 page Philip Roth novel AMERICAN PASTORAL in his directing debut. A decent citizen is thrown off his life course when his daughter bombs a local post office and disappears in 1968. read more

Amour Fou

Release Date 15.01.2015 Inspired by the double-suicide of Heinrich von Kleist and Henriette Vogel, Jessica Hausner (HOTEL, LOURDES) recounts the love-death story as an extreme stylized and amusing experiment. read more


Release Date 16.07.2015 The fast-paced career of Amy Winehouse and her untimely death at 27 due to alcohol poisoning are still fresh in our collective memory. Asif Kapadia attempts to showcase a more intimate side of a well-documented woman beloved by the tabloids. read more

An Inconvenient Sequel: Truth to Power

Release Date 07.09.2017 AN INCONVENIENT SEQUEL: TRUTH TO POWER is Al Gore’s answer to climate change deniers who currently make up the US government. The film follows Al Gore during his tireless campaign, gives evidence of climate change, and commends the development of ... read more

Ana, mon amour

Release Date 24.08.2017 Told in flashbacks and with strong contrasts, ANA, MON AMOUR shows the interior life of Toma during his relationship with Ana, a relationship in which the borders between love and dependency and power and pity are hard to discern. read more

And So It Goes

Release Date 06.11.2014 Michael Douglas plays the misanthropic realtor Oren, and Diane Keaton is his whiny lounge singer neighbor Leah. A romantic comedy by this genre’s veteran Rob Reiner (HARRY UND SALLY). read more


Release Date 02.10.2014 Sascha Anderson was not only the star of the East Berlin artist and bohemian underground scene, he was also a zealous Stasi IM (informal informant). In ANDERSON, the second part of a planned trilogy, the filmmaker Annekatrin Hendel reconstructs ... read more

Anna and the Apocalypse

Release Date 06.12.2018 A Christmas teen zombie apocalypse musical. read more

Anne Clark – I'll Walk Out Into Tomorrow

Release Date 25.01.2018 Documentary about the singer and poet. read more

Anni Felici

Release Date 27.08.2015 ANNI FELICI takes an astute and warm hearted look at the 70s. Ten year old Dario and his little brother watch on as their parents, the would be avant-garde artist Guido and Serena who yearns to break free from her life as housewife, try to reconcile ... read more


Release Date 21.01.2016 ANOMALISA by Charlie Kaufman is a tender stop motion animation for adults about a successful author and motivational trainer who is so depressed that all voices sound the same to him. Then one day he hears a voice that is different: it belongs to a ... read more

Appropriate Behaviour

Release Date 14.05.2015 APPROPRIATE BEHAVIOR is the first feature by Desiree Akhavan, author of the web comedy series THE SLOPE. After the recent break-up with her girlfriend, the bisexual Shirin drifts through her Brooklyn life making things worse by antagonizing her ... read more

Aren't you happy?

Release Date 27.06.2019 Scathing satire behind a cute façade read more


Release Date 24.11.2016 Denis Villeneuve’s new film ARRIVAL is a philosophical Sci-fi film in which aliens teach a linguistics professor, who just lost her daughter to cancer, about circular temporal consciousness. read more

Arthur & Claire

Release Date 08.03.2018 Arthur, who wants to end his life in a clinic, and Claire, who is depressed, meet each other in Amsterdam and form a tragicomic community of destiny. read more

As We Were Dreaming

Release Date 26.02.2015 Adapted from the bestseller by Clemens Mayer, in AS WE WERE DREAMING Dresen tells the story of a group of young friends in Leipzig just after the fall of the Wall. The group of youth is driven by something between having fun with their newfound ... read more

Ash is Purest White

Release Date 28.02.2019 Young Qiao goes to prison for five years to protect her beloved, Bin the gangster. When she‘s released, the world has changed. The gangsters have become businessmen since the introduction of capitalist economics in China and Bin is now married. read more

At Eternity's Gate

Release Date 18.04.2019 The best film about Van Gogh since Maurice Pialat‘s VAN GOGH (1991) and Robert Altman‘s VINCENT AND THEO (1990) depicts the artist as a pioneer of gestural painting and a forerunner of expressionist abstraction. read more

At War

Release Date 25.04.2019 Pay cuts in return for jobs, that was the deal. Now the factory is meant to shut down. read more


Release Date 25.04.2019 Furniture mover Walter mostly does evictions. When his criminal boss tasks him with kicking out the last tenant of a Berlin altbau apartment, he sees that the tenant is his son Jan. read more

Auf der Suche nach Ingmar Bergman

Release Date 12.07.2018 In honor of the filmmaker‘s 100th birthday Margaretha von Trotta and her son Felix Moeller made a film about Bergmann‘s films and his influence on other directors. read more

Aus einem Jahr der Nichtereignisse

Release Date 14.06.2018 Ann Carolin Renninger and René Frölke have made a film about old farmer Willi on 8 and 16mm spread out over a year in which not much happens. read more


Release Date 27.09.2018 Everything begins, everything stops. Ava is 13 and is about to go blind. The beach vacation with her mother is hard to bear. She feels most comfortable with Juan and his black dog. read more

Axolotl Overkill

Release Date 29.06.2017 16 year old Mifti moves in with her older half siblings in Berlin after her mother passes away and gets sucked into big city life. AXOLOTL OVERKILL is an adaptation of Helene Hegemann’s hotly debated debut novel. read more


B-Movie: Lust & Sound in West-Berlin

Release Date 21.05.2015 A fast paced montage of TV-features, videos and Super-8-films, B-MOVIE tells the story of one of the most exciting periods of the West-Berlin music scene, from the perspective of Mark Reeder, an Englishman from Manchester, who moved to Berlin in ... read more

Baby Driver

Release Date 27.07.2017 Baby is the best getaway driver in the city. He always listens to music to drown out his tinnitus. He just has one more heist to pull off – then he’s free. An action musical from Edgar Wright (SHAUN OF THE DEAD). read more


Release Date 24.10.2019 Director Mark Jenkin tells a tale of gentrification of Cornwall in grainy 16mm black and white that‘s jumpy and scratched. Martin, a fisherman without a boat, has to renovate the house of newly arrived Londoners, but he has his own plans. read more

Bamboo Stories

Release Date 14.11.2019 A documentary about people in Bangladesh making their living off of bamboos. read more

Barstow, California

Release Date 03.10.2019 A desert-dry meditation on freedom, captivity, and memory. read more

Battle of the Sexes

Release Date 23.11.2017 Following the formation of the Women's Tennis Association, Billie Jean King is challenged to a match by 55- year-old tennis buffoon Bobby Riggs. The match is marketed as a BATTLE OF THE SEXES. At the same time, King falls for stylist Marilyn. read more

Beach Rats

Release Date 25.01.2018 In the anonymity of chatrooms Frankie is gay, but when he goes out to the beach and meets his buddies, he wears a mask of toxic, heteronormative masculinity. read more

Beat Beat Heart

Release Date 27.04.2017 A flatshare in Brandenburg. Roommate Maya brings a series of men to her bedroom, her mother Charlotte tries her hand at dating sites, and Kerstin still believes that her man will reappear one day. read more

Beautiful Boy

Release Date 24.01.2019 This intense melodrama, about a drug addicted son and his father who wants to help him, constantly switches back and forth between hope and despair. read more

Becoming Animal

Release Date 29.08.2019 A visual meditation on humanity’s place in the natural world. read more

Becoming Astrid

Release Date 06.12.2018 Before Astrid Lindgren became the most famous children‘s author in the world, she spent many tough years as a working mother of an illegitimate child. read more

Before We Grow Old

Release Date 19.09.2019 During one summer in Berlin, Maria, Niels, and Chloë become a loving throuple. Then Chloë gets pregnant and their lifestyles and utopias are called into question. read more

Begin Again

Release Date 28.08.2014 There are songs that can change a life. Songs that can start a new relationship or save a faltering one. And there are songs that can finish a relationship... read more


Release Date 10.04.2014 In 1990s Iraq with Saddam Hussein in power, Zana (7) and Dana (10) set out on a journey. They want to go to the USA to “the big city where superman lives.” read more

Belluscone: A Sicilian Story

Release Date 23.04.2015 Satirist Franco Maresco examines the culture of the Neapolitan-Sicilian mafia and their relationship to Silvio Berlusconi. Two singers from the clan of ”impressario” Ciccio Mira dedicated their song “I'd like to meet Berlusconi” to the ... read more

Below Her Mouth

Release Date 13.04.2017 April Mullen’s BELOW HER MOUTH depicts the heated love affair between Dallas, a confident lesbian who works in construction, and Jasmine, a fashion editor who lives with her male fiancé, Rile. read more

Ben is Back

Release Date 10.01.2019 Ben is a drug addict. When he goes home for the holidays, his mother (Julia Roberts) does everything in order to save him. read more

Berlin 4 Lovers

Release Date 24.10.2019 BERLIN 4 LOVERS portrays the love lives of seven young men and women in the environment they feel comfortable in and the radical changes in dating behavior caused by the Tinder-App. read more

Berlin Bouncer

Release Date 11.04.2019 A former East German punk and photographer with face tattoos and piercings. An African-American former GI. A West German school dropout. They all slid into the nightlife of this city somehow and got stuck there. read more

Berlin East Side Gallery

Release Date 08.01.2015 BERLIN EAST SIDE GALLERY follows the artists that once created the “world’s biggest open-air” gallery on the remains of the Berlin Wall from 2009, when the gallery was reconstructed until 2014, when the site was threatened by investors. read more

Berlin Rebel High School

Release Date 11.05.2017 The Berlin School for Adult Education (SFE) has stayed true to its grassroots democratic principles since it was founded in 1973: no grades, no principal, and student autonomy instead of academic pressure. read more

Berlin Syndrome

Release Date 25.05.2017 Clare, a young Australian, meets English teacher Andi in Berlin. She finds him charming and goes home with him. When she wakes up the next day she realizes she can’t leave the apartment. More of a psycho drama than a hostage thriller. read more


Release Date 18.05.2017 Andres Veiel (BLACKBOX BRD) watched 400 hours of video, 300 hours of audio material, and looked at 20,000 photos for his very current collage of conceptual artist Joseph Beuys. read more

Big Eyes

Release Date 23.04.2015 In the 1960s Margaret Keane became famous by painting sweet pictures of children with oversize eyes. The fame went to her husband, who sold her paintings but was also mistaken for the artist behind them. In BIG EYES, as in ED WOOD, Tim Burton ... read more


Release Date 29.01.2015 BATMAN-Star Michael Keaton plays Riggan Thomson, an ageing actor who used to be a star as the hero of BIRDMAN series. Now, at age 60 he has another go at lasting fame with an adaptation of Raymond Carvers 'What We Talk About When We Talk About Love'. read more


Release Date 23.08.2018 BLACKKKLANSMAN tells the (true) story of black police detective Ron Stallworth who pretended to be a white racist on the phone and entered the most inner circle of the Ku Klux Klan in the 70s. read more

Blade Runner 2049

Release Date 05.10.2017 A sci-fi film directed by Denis Villeneuve with Ryan Gosling, Harrison Ford, and Ana de Armas. read more

Blind & Hässlich

Release Date 21.09.2017 Just before her graduation, Jona escapes to go live with her blind cousin in Berlin. She pretends to be blind herself so she can get a room in her cousin’s assisted living facility. During her stay she meets Fredi who has social phobias but opens ... read more


Release Date 20.02.2020 Dezzy, an artist going through an artistic block and looming homelessness experiences increasingly extreme fragments of a hellish trip between her blackouts after taking a new super drug. read more

Blue Ruin

Release Date 11.12.2014 Dwight is a homeless guy who lives in a broken down car on the beach. His life changes when a killer gets out of prison. Excellent Noir-Thriller with nods to classic European crime movies and a fantastic Macon Blair in the leading role. read more

Bohemian Rhapsody

Release Date 31.10.2018 BOHEMIAN RHAPSODY tells the story of Farrokh Bulsara aka Freddie Mercury against the backdrop of the band Queen. read more

Bombshell: The Hedy Lamarr Story

Release Date 16.08.2018 The documentary BOMBSHELL – THE HEDY LAMARR STORY also delves into her work as a scientist. Lamarr invented a secure communication system that built the basis of today‘s Wifi, GPS, and Bluetooth connections. read more

Bonnie and Bonnie

Release Date 24.10.2019 Wilhelmburgers Yara and Kiki are in love, but Yara has to keep it a secret because her father and brother Bekim adhere to conservative traditions. Nevertheless, the two young women fight for their love and for their right to a self-determined life. read more


Release Date 14.11.2019 Friends Amy and Molly have spent their school year conscientiously working on getting into a good college. When the find out that others have managed with far less denial, they have a new goal: party hard of the night and thoroughly misbehave before ... read more

Borg McEnroe

Release Date 19.10.2017 Sverrir Gudnason is Swedish tennis champion Björn Borg. Shia LaBeaof is his rowdy opponent John McEnroe. read more

Born to Be Blue

Release Date 08.06.2017 BORN TO BE BLUE is a cinematic portrait of terrific jazz trumpeter Chet Baker, a humorous homage that doesn’t take itself too seriously. That also has to do with Ethan Hawke’s performance, who manages to approximate Baker without losing himself. read more

Boy Erased

Release Date 21.02.2019 Jared is raised in a caring home, but after telling his father, baptist preacher Marshall (Russell Crowe), about an incident in college, he puts him in the “Love in Action“ program that is meant to drive out his homosexuality. read more


Release Date 27.08.2015 11 year old Stet, a kid from the wrong side of the tracks, loves to sing. When his mom dies and his absent dad packs him off to an elite choir school, he has the chance to develop his unique talent, yet the odds are stacked against him. read more


Release Date 05.06.2014 Richard Linklater filmed Boyhood with the same cast over a 12-year period. The film starts when the young boy, Mason (Ellar Coltrane), is 6 and ends when he leaves home and goes to college at 18. read more

Brad's Status

Release Date 29.03.2018 Things aren‘t going badly for Brad. He lives in Sacramento, has a family, a house, a car, and a meaningful job, but he probably won‘t be raking in the big bucks. Brad asks himself: is this enough to be happy? read more

Breakdown in Tokyo – Ein Vater dreht durch

Release Date 30.08.2018 When Lászlo Kovács latest feature film comes to nothing, he decides to film a documentary about his son's rock band touring Japan. It's not a particularly bright idea. read more


Release Date 19.04.2018 Diana and Robin are newlyweds and are expecting a child when Robin suddenly breaks down. He has polio and will never be able to walk again. With the help of Diana and some resourceful friends he fights for more space bit by bit. read more

Bridge of Spies

Release Date 26.11.2015 Lawyer James Donovan from Brooklyn is suddenly involved in world-politics when he gets a mission assignment from the CIA. read more

Bright Nights

Release Date 24.08.2017 After the death of his father, civil engineer Michael travels to Norway with his own son. Their relationship is difficult, they don’t talk a lot, fog hangs over the mountains. A road movie about speechlessness and fatherhood. read more


Release Date 21.01.2016 Based on a screenplay by Nick Hornby, BROOKLYN follows young Eilis as she emigrates from Ireland to the US in the early 1950s. read more

Bunch of Kunst

Release Date 31.08.2017 A documentary about the British working-class electro-dance-punk band Sleaford Mods. read more

Buñuel in the Labyrinth of the Turtles

Release Date 26.12.2019 An animated biopic with surrealist flourishes read more


Release Date 06.06.2019 Lee Chang-dong has made a feature-length film based on a Murakami short story that is as clear and empathetic as Murakami‘s distinctive writing style while juggling uncertainties just as elegantly. read more


Release Date 03.12.2015 Bradley Cooper plays Adam Jones, a jobless celebrity chef who is given one last chance to gain a third Michelin star. However, to achieve his goal the notorious egomaniac has to work in a team. read more


Cafe Society

Release Date 10.11.2016 Woody Allen’s latest endeavor boasts a stellar cast including Jesse Eisenberg and Kirsten Stewart and takes viewers into L.A. and New York in the glamorous 1920s. read more

California City

Release Date 20.08.2015 A man searches for mosquito breeding grounds in CALIFORNIA CITY, where many houses were abandoned following the aftermath of the real estate crash. While he sprays insecticides into kitchen sinks and dried out pools, he dreams of his lost love. read more

Call Me By Your Name

Release Date 01.03.2018 Italy, 1983. Young American Oliver spends his vacation with the Perlmans and their 17 year old son Elio. A summer with antique art and very contemporary desires. read more


Release Date 23.10.2014 In confession a member of his parish announces that he is going to kill Father James Lavelle. The priest (Brendan Gleeson) has one week to find his murderer and convince him otherwise. read more


Release Date 12.04.2018 Cinematographer and documentarian Kirsten Johnson has compiled moments from her films and made a memoir of her work as a “camera person.“ read more


Release Date 28.11.2019 CAMPO, shot in a military base that is also a nature reserve, is nothing less than a portrait of human existence. read more

Can You Ever Forgive Me?

Release Date 21.02.2019 Melissa McCarthy plays real-life author Lee Israel, a struggling malcontent writer, propped up by alcohol and affection for her cat, who turns to forgery and theft after her last book is rejected for publication. read more


Release Date 17.01.2019 12 year old Zain (Zain Al Fareea) sues his parents: he‘s accusing them of putting him on this Earth and thereby making him suffer an awful fate. read more

Captain Fantastic

Release Date 18.08.2016 The Cash Family lives in a cabin in the Pacific Northwest, as far away from capitalism, commodity fetishism, and the evils of “The Man” as they can get. When Ben’s wife Leslie dies, Ben is forced to travel to mainstream America with his kids. read more

Carmine Street Guitars

Release Date 29.08.2019 A heartfelt tribute to music, craftsmanship, and a vanishing New York. read more


Release Date 17.12.2015 New York, 1952. In the Christmas season the shop girl Therese (Rooney Mara) makes the acquaintance of a glamorous housewife: Carol (Kate Blanchett). They embark on a relationship they both daren’t call love. read more

Cartel Land

Release Date 22.10.2015 Vigilantes free a city from cartel violence in Mexico while paramilitary groups go after drug smugglers in Arizona. read more


Release Date 02.11.2017 Vera is planning a remake of Fassbinder's THE BITTER TEARS OF PETRA VON KANT. One day before the shoot is about to start she still hasn't decided on her main actress... read more

Certain Women

Release Date 02.03.2017 Kelly Reichardt’s films show great affection for her unsure heroes and heroines who are muddling through somehow. This time four women from Livingston, Montana are the center of three very loosely connected episodes that depict the undersides of ... read more


Release Date 06.11.2014 In January 2013 the documentary filmmaker Laura Poitras received some anonymous emails. The sender: Citizenfour. A young employee at a security firm was behind the pseudonym. His name is John Edward „Ed“ Snowden and he wanted to inform the world ... read more


Release Date 25.07.2019 Erik Schmitt‘s first feature-length film is a playful, partially animated, lively homage to Berlin and a red-headed young woman named Cleo who is on a scavenger hunt. read more

Climate Warriors – Der Kampf um die Zukunft unseres Planeten

Release Date 06.12.2018 A documentary about "climate warriors" in Germany and the US. read more


Release Date 06.12.2018 A multi-ethnic troupe dances with endless erotic energy and bliss. Then someone spikes drugs in the sangria and hate and paranoia breaks out. Gaspar Noé has said that CLIMAX is his most political film. read more

Closet Monster

Release Date 06.10.2016 In this imaginative Canadian debut feature the almost grown-up Oscar is still conflicted about his sexuality since he witnessed a homophobic assault as a boy. Trouble ensues when he meets the mysterious and attractive Wilder. read more


Release Date 13.09.2018 Cobain is 15 and has an ambivalent relationship to his mother and that isn‘t surprising considering Mia is usually high on heroin or completely hammered., yet he doesn‘t want to give up on her like everyone who knows Mia does. read more

Coconut Hero

Release Date 13.08.2015 Mike lives in a small Canadian Town. His life is by no means catastrophic but still he wants call it quits. When a tumor is discovered in his brain he is relieved – at first. read more


Release Date 25.12.2014 This low-budget production about the bizarre side effects of a bypassing comet fuses realistic drama with an extremely confusing Sci-Fi-Horror plot involving multiple realities.

Cold War

Release Date 22.11.2018 Poland, the 1950s. Educated professional Wiktor and working-class Zula meet due to the music group Mazurek. They begin a passionate love story that starts off in communist Poland, moves to the West, and goes back to Poland again. read more


Release Date 03.01.2019 A lively and opulent biopic about the first wild years of notorious French author Colette (Sidonie-Gabrielle Claudine Colette, 1873-1954). read more


Release Date 18.02.2016 On the outside „Colonia Dignidad“ in Chile was a deeply religious German community. Behind closed doors sect leader Paul Schäfer drugged and abused his disciples and ran a prison for the Pinochet regime. Florian Gallenberger uses the real story ... read more

Color Out Of Space

Release Date 05.03.2020 Cult director Richard Stanley tries his hand at Lovecraft. A meteor crashes into a family‘s garden and triggers mutations reminiscent of John Carpenter‘s THE THING. read more


Release Date 17.11.2016 Omer Fast’s second feature is a postmodern thriller that continues his 2012 “Continuity“ installation and is chock-full of unreliable narrators. Everyone is named Daniel and involved with the war in Afghanistan read more

Crooked House

Release Date 29.11.2018 The mysterious murder of a family patriarch, a tyrannical, father figure, who loomed over a decaying empire, permeates this latest Agatha Christie romp. read more


Release Date 19.12.2019 A large portion of the film about groundbreaking choreographer Merce Cunningham is a reinterpretation of Cunningham‘s choreographies whereby 3D technology makes the spatial depth of dance accessible. read more

Cut Snake

Release Date 15.10.2015 Merv is about to marry Paula, when his prison buddy Jim aka Pommie shows up. Pommie wants Merv to go back to the old lifestyle, but he also has an erotic interest in Merv. When Merv refuses, Pommie shows his violent side. read more


Daniel Hope – Der Klang des Lebens

Release Date 19.10.2017 Hamburg filmmaker Nahuel Lopez (EL VIAJE) takes on the themes of immigration and intercultural identity once again in his portrait of South African violin virtuoso Daniel Hope. read more

Dark Blood

Release Date 17.11.2016 In 1993 River Phoenix died of an overdose while filming DARK BLOOD. The film remained unfinished, is now available with commentary by director George Sluizer standing in for the missing scenes. read more

Dark Horse

Release Date 16.06.2016 Chris Curtis plays the now homeless former chess grand master Genesis Potini who is coaching a Maori youth chess club. read more

Darkroom – Tödliche Tropfen

Release Date 30.01.2020 In a few months of 2012 Dirk P. killed three men with roofies in Berlin. The case served as inspiration for Rosa von Praunheim‘s story of a gay serial killer. read more

Das Ende der Wahrheit

Release Date 09.05.2019 A shooting in an Arab pub is the starting point of this secret service thriller, in which a federal intelligence agent (Roland Zehrfeld) is dragged into a mire of conflicting interests. read more

Das ewige Leben

Release Date 19.03.2015 The seasoned team that made KOMM, SÜßER TOD, SILENTIUM and KNOCHENMANN has struck again. Brenner, a bit closer to the edge then usual, moves back to Puntigam, Graz, to the house he grew up in, the place where he did his police training, thus ... read more

Das Floß!

Release Date 07.01.2016 Katha and Jana are going to get married. They want to start a family. But their stag night will put their relationship to the test; While Katha has to spend it on a raft with four men – including their sperm donor - Jana is at a rave with a very ... read more

Das freiwillige Jahr

Release Date 06.02.2020 Father Urs convinces daughter Jette to do a voluntary social year in South America – but she doesn‘t really want to leave the province. read more

Das kalte Herz

Release Date 20.10.2016 DAS KALTE HERZ is an adaptation of the fairy tale with the same title by Wilhelm Hauff. The young charcoal burner Peter Munk trades his heart for a stone in a world where a soft heart is an impediment. read more

Das schweigende Klassenzimmer

Release Date 01.03.2018 In 1956 a 12 grade class in the GDR has a minute of silence for the demonstrators who were killed during the Hungarian Uprising. The spontaneous act has unforeseen consequences. read more

Das Vorspiel

Release Date 23.01.2020 DAS VORSPIEL is a film about disappointment, about music obsessiveness, about a women without a center amongst five men (son, father, husband, lover, violin student). read more

David Lynch: The Art Life

Release Date 31.08.2017 David Lynch isn’t just a world-famous director of mysterious films; he is also a successful surrealist painter. The documentary DAVID LYNCH: THE ART OF LIFE is dedicated to this lesser known side of Lynch. read more

Deckname Jenny

Release Date 19.04.2018 A young woman, “Code Name Jenny,“ joins a militant, autonomous group that is planning two attacks. When the operation is about to fail, “Jenny‘s“ father, who used to be active in a revolutionary cell, takes over. read more


Release Date 16.06.2016 After losing his wife in a car accident investment Banker Davis Mitchell feels numb. He tries to access his feelings by wreaking havoc and seeking for an emotional response within in himself. read more


Release Date 13.04.2017 When Debora Lipstadt publishes her book “Denying the Holocaust” in 1993, Holocaust denier David Irving sues her for libel. Lipstadt and her lawyers have to prove that Irving distorted the facts with bad intent. read more

Denk ich an Deutschland in der Nacht

Release Date 11.05.2017 Romuald Karmakar visits five techno producers: Sonja Moonear, Ricardo Villalobos, Ata, Roman Flügel, and Move D. He visits them at their shows and sound spaces like their studios and a hill in Heidelberg and asks them about their life with free ... read more

Der Bauer und sein Prinz

Release Date 20.11.2014 THE FARMER AND HIS PRINCE takes a look at Prince Charles’ commitment to organic farming. Filmmaker Verhaag makes a visit to the sustainable model farm in southern England accompanied by the farm manager David Wilson and interviews the trailblazers ... read more

Der Boden unter den Füßen

Release Date 16.05.2019 Lola is a business consultant. When others go home, she continues working. She prefers smooth surfaces and expensive clothes over confronting her sister Conny, who is being looked after in a closed psychiatric ward in her home in Vienna. read more

Der Bunker

Release Date 21.01.2016 Nikias Chryssos debut picture about a student and the bizarre petit bourgeois family, who rent out their windowless cellar to him is a masterpiece of absurd cinema. read more

Der Funktionär

Release Date 11.04.2019 Andreas Goldstein‘s father was Klaus Gysi, publishing manager, ambassador, state secretary, and the cultural minister of the GDR from 1966 to 1973. For Andreas Goldstein he was a father he barely knew. read more

Der Hauptmann

Release Date 15.03.2018 Willi Herold, a 19 year old potential deserter, has just found a captain‘s uniform and is already posturing and beginning to exercise his power. read more

Der lange Sommer der Theorie

Release Date 23.11.2017 Three young woman, Nola, Katya, and Martina, have made it their mission to search for happiness. Irene von Albertis film floats between feminist discourse-pop and a journalistic report. read more

Der Nachtmahr

Release Date 26.05.2016 A well to do party girl encounters a monster. Nobody believes her, then others start seeing the “Nachtmahr” too. A trippy, spirited, low-budget debut picture. read more

Der Ost-Komplex

Release Date 10.11.2016 At the age of 17 Mario Röllig tried to escape from the GDR via Hungary to join his boyfriend in West Berlin. He was arrested and questioned in the Stasi Prison at Berlin-Hohenschönhausen. Today he visits schools and conferences as a contemporary ... read more

Desire Will Set You Free

Release Date 05.05.2016 DESIRE WILL YOU SET YOU FREE is a contemporary drift through the city’s queer, poly, and party scenes. Shot on location around Neukölln, Kreuzberg, and Friedrichshain, the film mixes narrative and documentary moments to deliver individual stories ... read more


Release Date 14.03.2019 Nicole Kidman‘s restrained but intense performance as down-and-out policewoman Erin Bell is the highlight of DESTROYER, which tells a typical noir revenge story. read more


Release Date 23.11.2017 Detroit, 1967. Decades of discrimination turn into angry street riots. When shots from the Algiers Hotel are reported, the police step in and bullies a group of predominantly African-American hotel guests. Several people are shot. read more

Die Böhms – Architektur einer Familie

Release Date 29.01.2015 Maurizius Stärkle Drux‘s documentary about Germany’s most famous dynasty of architects, portrays the Böhm family’s conflicted yet creative personal and working relationships. read more

Die Einzelteile der Liebe

Release Date 22.08.2019 Miriam Bliese tells the story of a patchwork family falling in and out of love with a lot of time jumps in which the decisive moments only become clear in hindsight. read more

Die Familie

Release Date 06.11.2014 In his documentary film DIE FAMILIE Stefan Weinert interviews those left behind by people shot trying to flee East Berlin and asks what happened to the perpetrators. read more

Die Geschwister

Release Date 03.11.2016 Realtor Thies has the hots for apartment seeker Bruno and brings him and his alleged sister to an empty three room apartment. The unspoken trade seems to be clear but the love triangle’s codependency soon becomes blurry. read more

Die Habenichtse

Release Date 01.12.2016 Just after 9/11: impulsive newlyweds Jakob and Isabelle move to London to flee from tragedy and a lack of purpose. But the world they find is silent and threatening. Do they still have each other or themselves? read more

Die Hannas

Release Date 10.08.2017 Anna and Hans have been together for so long that their friends simply call the couple “The Hannas“. When both of them start affairs, their desire to experiment soon leads to more serious questions about life and relationships. read more

Die Känguru-Chroniken

Release Date 05.03.2020 Scatter-brained artist Marc-Uwe and his anarchist roommate, the Kangaroo, have to outwit a property speculator who wants to rebuild Kreuzberg. An adaptation of Marc-Uwe Kling‘s cult classic “The Kangaroo Chronicles.“ read more

Die Migrantigen

Release Date 07.09.2017 Benny and Marko are integrated migrant hipsters from Vienna. When they are approached by a TV team searching for protagonists for a social flashpoint documentary, they see their chance to become TV famous and pretend to be unemployed small-time ... read more

Die Prüfung

Release Date 19.05.2016 The documentary feature centers on the entrance examinations at the “Staatliche Schauspielschule Hannover”. The film focuses on the work of the nine examiners who have to judge hundreds of performances by aspiring actors. read more

Die Reste meines Lebens

Release Date 25.05.2017 The life of sound designer Schimon falls apart when his wife Jella dies in an accident. He meets lovable Milena and falls in love with her moments after he learns of Jella's death. Can you trust love when you’re in a state of emotional chaos and ... read more

Die Stadt als Beute

Release Date 08.09.2016 STADT ALS BEUTE looks at the condition of Berlin’s real estate market. Concerned tenants, slick CEOs, investors and Michael Müller, former senator of urban development and current Berlin mayor are interviewed, revealing a chilling the neoliberal ... read more

Die Tochter

Release Date 17.05.2018 Hannah and jimmy separated two years ago. Their seven year old daughter Luca has adapted to the new daynamic but when Jimmy and Hannah start getting back together she feels threatened and intervenes. read more

Die vergessene Armee

Release Date 08.06.2017 After the end of the GDR, a quarter of a million soldiers as well as Stasi and police officers didn’t just lose their jobs, they lost their value system. Signe Astrup’s documentary examines how the former executive powers of the party have dealt ... read more

Dior and I

Release Date 09.07.2015 In this highly entertaining documentary French film maker Frédéric Tcheng portrays the new head designer of the Dior label, Raf Simons, as he supervises the creation of his first collection. read more

Don't Blink – Robert Frank

Release Date 13.04.2017 DON’T BLINK about “The Americans“ photographer Robert Frank isn’t a neat, chronological documentary but more an investigation into what goes into Robert Frank’s artistic process which includes wanderings and reacting to spontaneous ... read more

Don't worry, he won't get far on foot

Release Date 16.08.2018 A loving biopic from Gus Van Sant about the biting cartoonist and outsider John Callahan who became paralyzed from the neck down after a car accident when he was 21 and likes stepping on people‘s toes with his illustrations. read more


Release Date 30.08.2018 In 13 grotesque scenes Sergei Losnitza‘s examines how civil war has warped society in eastern Ukraine. read more

Dora oder Die sexuellen Neurosen unserer Eltern

Release Date 21.05.2015 18-year-old Dora is mentally challenged. When the young woman begins a sexual adventure, this leads to a dramatic divide in the parent-child relationship … DORA treats the issue in a sensitive and smart way – the line between self-determination ... read more


Release Date 18.01.2018 A new strategy to conserve resources has been created: shrinking people down to 12.9 centimeters. The shrunken Matt Damon lands in mini-utopia “Leisureland“ and meets Udo Kier and Christoph Waltz, who aren‘t as ecologically idealistic. read more


Release Date 30.08.2018 Johanna Sunder-Plassman and Tama Tobias-Macht portray four men with no permanent residences. read more

Dream Boat

Release Date 13.07.2017 DREAM BOAT follows a “gay cruise,“ a cruise for gay men. The film introduces a handful out of the 3000 passengers, like Ramzi, who fled to Europe from Palestine because of his homosexuality, and Dipankar from India, who is not outed at home. read more


Release Date 29.06.2017 In March of this year fashion designer Dries Van Noten presented his 100th show in Paris Bercy. The documentary follows the Belgian as he prepares for the event and also gains some access into his private life. read more


Release Date 28.03.2019 Tim Burton reimagines the Disney classic about a flying elephant calf, in near-realistic CGI. read more


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Early Man

Release Date 26.04.2018 Nick Park‘s new claymation is set in the transitional era between the Stone Age and the Bronze Age and is filled with cuddly, silly prehistoric people that are reminiscent of the citizens of a certain Gaellic village, but it is a football film at ... read more

Easy Love

Release Date 24.10.2019 Non-professional actors playing themselves following a screenplay based on their own experiences: EASY LOVE by director Tamer Jandali is an experiment in matters of cinematic authenticity. read more

Eat That Question: Frank Zappa in His Own Words

Release Date 08.12.2016 A portrait of avant-garde rock musician Frank Zappa compiled from three decades worth of interviews and performances that reveal as much about the zeitgeist as the musician himself. read more

Eddie The Eagle

Release Date 31.03.2016 A Cheerful biopic of British ski jumper Eddie „the Eagle“ Edwards, whose determined performance at the Olympics in Calgary 1988 made him world famous, even though – or possibly because – he always finished last. read more


Release Date 23.05.2019 Edie Moore took care of her paralyzed husband for 30 years. When he dies, the octogenarian continues with her daily routine – until an old postcard falls into her lap and she remembers an old dream of hers. read more

Ein Geschenk der Götter

Release Date 09.10.2014 Anna, an actor, loses her job at the city theatre and registers herself as unemployed. At the employment office her assigned caseworker comes up with a brilliant idea: Anna could step in and run a theatre workshop for the JobCentre until the ... read more

Einsamkeit & Sex & Mitleid

Release Date 04.05.2017 13 protagonists battle with their small dramas in Lars Montag’s adaptation of Helmut Krausser’s flashy short story collection. They search for love, happiness, themselves, friends, and the moment when everything started to go wrong. read more

Eisenstein in Guanajuato

Release Date 12.11.2015 In his usual eccentric and ultra-cineastic style Peter Greenaway recounts ten days in the life of famous film director Sergej Eisenstein. In the period from October 21st 1931, when he arrives in the Mexican town of Guanajuato to October 31st, the ... read more

El clan

Release Date 03.03.2016 Buenos Aires in the early 80s. The Puccio family seem well-respected on the outside, but behind the bourgeois facade father Arquímedes, who once worked for the Junta, has a flourishing business kidnapping and blackmailing. read more

El club

Release Date 05.11.2015 At the edge of the sea stands a house. Four men live there with a slightly younger woman who seems to take care of them. It’s an odd community slowly revealing its dark secret: all inhabitants are criminal priests who have escaped prosecution but ... read more


Release Date 05.03.2020 Rich, beautiful and smart Emma loves to devise plans for others, but is in no rush to give up her comfortable status as the favorite daughter – until she dances with outspoken Mr. Knightley. A pastel colored Austen adaptation. read more


Release Date 22.08.2019 After the zombie apocalypse. Eva has no scruples when it comes to surviving. Vivi, on the other hand, is afraid and depressed. Together they have to fend for themselves in no man‘s land. read more


Release Date 15.09.2016 A roadtrip – through the desert, into despair. Loosely based on Gregg Turkington’s “Neil Hamburger“ character, it is funny in the same way that ERASERHEAD is heartwarming. read more

Er Sie Ich

Release Date 08.03.2018 Carlota Kotta asks her parents who have been separated for a long time about their relationship in her documentary and finds the two have astonishingly different memories. read more

Escobar: Paradise Lost

Release Date 09.07.2015 Canadian brothers Nick and Dylan found a surfing school on the Colombian coast. Nick and Maria start flirting and Dylan doesn’t feel right about it. Maria happens to be infamous drug lord Pablo Escobar’s niece. read more


Release Date 19.10.2017 Two journalists are arrested during a demonstration in Cairo and land in a police van that is soon filled with people from different social groups. read more

Estiu 1993

Release Date 26.07.2018 It‘s summer in Barcelona and 6 year old Frida is sad. She has to move to her relatives in the countryside after her mother‘s death. read more

Every Thing Will Be Fine

Release Date 02.04.2015 Tomas, a reclusive writer, kills a little boy in an accident. He experiences a heavy crisis, and his relationship falls apart. The boy's mother helps him overcome his self-doubt. Wim Wender's wonderful film deals with the aftermath of a catastrophic ... read more

Everything always all the time

Release Date 13.06.2019 During a stop-over in Switzerland pilot Kim gets a penis and goes home with it to Neukölln, where her nice boyfriend isn‘t very enthusiastic about the new accessory. read more


Release Date 16.06.2016 ÉVOLUTION is a bizarre, oceanic horror trip. A barren island is populated by ten year-old boys and their “mothers”, strange identical looking women, who perform weird rituals and force the boys to undergo frightening medical procedures. read more

Ex Libris: New York Public Library

Release Date 24.10.2018 A documentary about New York's public library. read more


Release Date 11.12.2014 Joanna Hogg´s new film tackles upper middle class bohemia through the relationship of H and D, both artists, who are trying to sell the modernist house they have been living in for the last decade. EXHIBTION is a subtle and beautiful ... read more


Fading Gigolo

Release Date 06.11.2014 The florist Fioravante (John Turturro) is initially offended when his friend Murray (Woody Allen) tries to recruit Fioravante to be his dentist’s lover. He eventually gives in and becomes a professional Don Juan – with great success. read more


Release Date 01.09.2016 Fabian’s “damn jealousy“ is pissing Doro off. The relationship between the doctor and the architect, both around 30, fell apart because of Fabian’s distrust in the past. Now, in Lisbon, they attempt to start anew, though nothing has ... read more

Fahrenheit 11/9

Release Date 17.01.2019 Like its similarly-monikered predecessor, FAHRENHEIT 11/9 is timely as hell. read more

Familie Brasch

Release Date 16.08.2018 Father Horst Brasch was the founder of the Free German Youth and a SED official, children Thomas, Klaus, Peter, and Marion are all artists, writers, actors, and novelists. Annekathrin Hendel‘s documentary reviews the family‘s history between ... read more

Far From the Madding Crowd

Release Date 16.07.2015 Bathsheba is a determined, self-sufficient woman who works hard making a living for herself. Having to deal with three admirers does make her life more difficult, though, and she is forced to make a decision. read more


Release Date 10.04.2014 The Israeli Yael Reuveny lives in Berlin and is searching for traces of her family in Israel and Germany. At the centre of the family history is the story of her great uncle Feiv'ke, a Holocaust survivor, who later married and settled in Germany. read more


Release Date 05.10.2017 Singer Félicité experiences a personal tragedy when her son is severely injured in an accident. She tries to raise enough money to pay for his necessary operation. Alain Gomis’ intoxicating, poetic film is about the dialectic between fighting ... read more


Release Date 16.02.2017 Denzel Washington has adapted what is probably African-American Pulitzer prize winner August Wilson’s most important book, a working-class marriage and family story set in Pittsburgh in the 1950s. read more


Release Date 16.11.2017 Rocky, a sleazy 50-year-old womaniser is trying to teach his 25 year old son how to get laid. Very dark and deliberately offensive comedy. read more

Film Stars Don't Die in Liverpool

Release Date 05.04.2018 A beautifully shot melodrama about the last great love of one the biggest film noir femme fatales, Gloria Grahame. read more

Final Portrait

Release Date 03.08.2017 Stanley Tucci develops a multi-faceted portrait of Alberto Giacometti, a choleric and amusing genius, based on the notes of author James Lord who posed for the famous painter and sculptor. read more

Finding Vivian Maier

Release Date 26.06.2014 At an auction in 2005 the collector and director John Maloof bought a box of negatives. After he developed the photos he discovered one of the best photographers of the 20th century. He goes looking for the back story of the unknown photographer ... read more

Finding Your Feet

Release Date 31.05.2018 When Sandra (Imelda Staunton) finds out that her renowned husband has been having an affair for years, she fleas to her older, fun-loving, political hippie sister Bif (Joanna Lumley). read more

First Man

Release Date 08.11.2018 Damien Chazelle‘s screen adaptation of the first moon expedition is about the dark side of the expedition, the hardships, failures, and the loneliness of an astronaut in space. read more

First Reformed

Release Date 18.04.2019 Pastor Ernst Toller is seriously ill, he is eaten up by guilt over his son’s death in Iraq. When he meets environmentalists Mary and Michael, his crisis deepens – until he makes a terrible decision. read more

Fisherman's Friends

Release Date 08.08.2019 Danny gets tasked with signing the Shanty Choir from Port Isaac to a record label. When he realizes that this was a joke, he is already knee deep in the small town‘s network of relationships. read more

Five Fingers for Marseilles

Release Date 27.06.2019 Good meets evil in this atmospheric Western set in modern-day South Africa. read more

Flores Rares

Release Date 10.04.2014 A biographical drama about the lesbian love affair between the Brazilian architect Lota de Macedo Soares and the American poet Elisabeth Bishop. read more

For Sama

Release Date 05.03.2020 Director Waad Al-Kateab made a film about her daughter Sama so she‘ll be able to remember the Syria that Al-Kataeb left and so her daughter will be able to see and perhaps understand why she wanted to stay but ultimately did flee. read more


Release Date 05.02.2015 Bennet Miller (MONEYBALL) tells the story of the freestyle ringer Mark Schultz, his brother and trainer Dave and their excentric multi-millionaire sponsor John Eleuthère du Pont as intense personal drama. read more


Release Date 12.07.2018 The news of the death of their son Jonathan who was in the army plunges Tel Avivi architect Michael and his wife Dafna into a vortex of grief, disbelief – and unrestrained anger. read more


Release Date 27.08.2015 British small town wannabe musician Jon stumbles into the band Soronprfbs, led by the charismatic and ingenious FRANK, who never takes his artificial head off. Soon Jon finds himself on a collision course with the excentric members of the Band. read more

Frau Stern

Release Date 29.08.2019 Mrs. Stern survived a concentration camp, but she doesn‘t want to live anymore at age 90. No one wants to sell her a weapon. A Berlin black comedy for which Ahuda Sommerfeld won the Max Öphuls Prize for Best Actress. read more

Free Fire

Release Date 06.04.2017 Gangsters meet for an arms deal, a petty matter leads to a fight, one person fires followed by everyone firing. Minimalist 70s retro gangster film in the vein of Johnny To’s THE MISSION and Tarantino’s RESERVOIR DOGS. read more

Free Lunch Society

Release Date 01.02.2018 In FREE LUNCH SOCIETY director Christian Tod traces the history of the idea of separating work from income that goes back to the 1960s. read more

Free Solo

Release Date 21.03.2019 Part intimate portrait, part breath-taking extreme sport thriller, FREE SOLO follows climber Alex Honnold in his ascent of the 1000 m high El Capitan in Yosemite National Park. Alex is climbing it “free solo“ - all in one go with ... read more

Free Speech Fear Free

Release Date 01.06.2017 Can we really be human without free speech? Tarquin Ramsay first asked his immediate environment that question when he was 15 year old, and now he asks world-renowned personalities the same question. People like Wikileaks founder Julian Assange, ... read more


Release Date 08.02.2018 Nora is around 40, has a husband and children – and just disappears one day. A powerful character study that purposefully forgoes answering what freedom is and what it allows. read more


Release Date 07.04.2016 FREEHELD tells the true story of Laurel Hester who worked for the Ocean County police for 23 years when she was diagnosed with cancer and couldn´t transfer her pension benefits to her partner in case of her death – a routine procedure had she ... read more

Freies Land

Release Date 09.01.2020 Christian Alvart‘s remake of the Spanish thriller LA ISLA MINIMA (2014) is set in the Oderbruch in 1992. A West German inspector and an East German inspector meet in order to investigate a series of murders targeting young girls. read more


Release Date 25.06.2015 1968. Wolfgang’s stepfather decides to put the 14 year old in a Christian reform school called FREISTATT. Beneath the friendly facade lies a regime of forced labor and collective punishment. Director Marc Brummund aligns himself with a classic ... read more

From Caligari to Hitler

Release Date 28.05.2015 In his documentary feature film critic Rüdiger Suchsland assembles a wealth of material to an homage to the greatest period of film making Germany has ever witnessed. read more


Release Date 01.05.2014 On New Year’s Eve 2006, Oscar Grant, a 22 year-old black man, was fatally shot in the back by a white police officer as he was lying face down on the ground. FRUITVALE STATION depicts the last day of Grant’s life. read more

Fuck Fame

Release Date 13.06.2019 Anna Hartley is 15 years old when she meets DJ Feadz in Paris and produces a song with a him that makes her a star overnight: her second identity Uffie is born. read more

Fühlen Sie sich manchmal ausgebrannt und leer?

Release Date 08.03.2018 When couples therapist Luisa discovers that she has a very relaxed doppelganger that is taking over her boring marriage, she is very happy at first... read more


Release Date 28.07.2016 The Italian island Lampedusa is the first point of contact in Europe for many refugees. Gianfranco Rosi (DAS ANDERE ROM) lived in Lampedusa for a year and shot a documentary about the island that is permanently in a state of emergency which won him ... read more

Futatsume no mado

Release Date 30.07.2015 Kaito and Kyoko live on a tropical island in the very south of Japan. First love blossoms, as events in their families force them to review their positions in life. read more



Release Date 24.04.2014 Martin and Gabrielle both suffer from Williams Syndrome and meet and fall in love at a choir practice. They have to defend their relationship in a society that denies love and sexual experience to those who are “different.” read more

Gayby Baby

Release Date 23.06.2016 Maya Newell, who grew up as a ‘gayby’ herself, asks four teenagers, who were raised by parents who live in same sex relationships, about their lives and opinions. read more


Release Date 11.08.2016 Jude Law plays Thomas Wolfe and Colin Firth plays his editor, friend, and opponent Maxwell Perkins who forces Wolfe to radically shorten his meandering master piece „Look Homeward, Angel“ and thus helps him towards success. read more

German Angst

Release Date 07.05.2015 Horror anthology by Germany’s leading genre filmmakers. Jörg Buttgereit’s FINAL GIRL tells the story of a girl’s revenge, in Michal Kosakowski’s MAKE A WISH victim and perpetrator swap roles and Andreas Marschall’s neo-Giallo ALRAUNE ... read more

German Class

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Gett, The Trial of Viviane Amsalem

Release Date 15.01.2015 GETT, THE TRIAL OF VIVIANE AMSALEM details the excruciating legal and emotional journey a woman has to undertake to receive a GETT - the document granting a divorce - from the rabbinical court. read more

Ghost in the Shell

Release Date 30.03.2017 Remake of the Japanes anime classic, with impressive visuals and a sharp turn in the philosophy. read more

Gimme Danger

Release Date 27.04.2017 Jim Jarmusch’s documentary GIMME DANGER about The Stooges, who Jarmusch calls the “greatest rock ‘n roll back of all time” right at the beginning is an astoundingly conventional, perhaps deliberately relaxed rock documentary that contrasts ... read more

Glass Castle

Release Date 21.09.2017 THE GLASS CASTLE is a striking adaptation of the autobiographic bestseller by Jeannette Walls about her exciting but difficult childhood on the road with an alcoholic and paranoid father, an artistic and egotistical mother, and three siblings. read more

Gleißendes Glück

Release Date 20.10.2016 Depressed housewife Helene Brindel hears neuroscientist Eduard Gluck’s radio feature and decides he might be able to help her. But Gluck has some problems of his own. An adaptation of the novel “Original Bliss“ by A.L. Kennedy. read more

Gloria Bell

Release Date 22.08.2019 GLORIA (Julianne Moore) is in her mid-fifties and divorced for 12 years with two almost adult children. She tries to confront the loneliness that is slowly creeping into her life. read more

God Exists, Her Name Is Petrunya

Release Date 14.11.2019 When Petrunya disturbs an all male ritual and fishes a holy cross out of the local river all hell breaks loose in a Macedonian town. read more

God's Own Country

Release Date 26.10.2017 Johnny Saxby leads a tough, lonely life on his father’s farm in Yorkshire. When Romanian seasonal worker Goerghe shows up and Johnny falls in love a whole new world opens for him. read more

Gözetleme Kulesi

Release Date 17.04.2014 Nihat works in an isolated watchtower and looks day in and day out for forest fires. University student Seher takes a job as a bus attendant in the countryside. Both seek isolation and carry a secret. read more


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Release Date 13.04.2017 Prospector Kenny Walls is about to be bankrupt in 1988. He gets the idea to search for gold in the Indonesian rain forest and the dreamer does indeed discover gold. A meteoric rise follows – as well as a rapid crash. read more

Golden Twenties

Release Date 29.08.2019 Ava moves back in with her mother and her new boyfriend after university. Since she can‘t find a job, she interns at a theater where she meets actor Jonas. read more

Good Time

Release Date 02.11.2017 Connie Nikas is planning a bank robbery with his mentally disabled brother Nick. When Nick is arrested, Connie only has a few hours to get 10,000 dollar for his bond. Gritty, fast, dark, and incredibly tense. read more

Good Vibrations

Release Date 08.05.2014 It is 1976 in Northern Ireland and Terri Hooley is a not-so-young, leftie, one-eyed, pacifist hippie annoyed by the sectarian violence euphemistically known as The Troubles. He decides to open up a record store in Belfast on the most bombed street ... read more

Goodbye Christopher Robin

Release Date 07.06.2018 The A. A. Milne biopic is mostly about how the Winnie the Pooh books were created and also mentions the dark sides of Milne‘s life. read more

Grace Jones: Bloodlight and Bami

Release Date 25.01.2018 Director Sophie Fiennes works in a way that befits her subject. No archival material, no voice-over, no biographical overview. Songs played in full length and an intimacy with her protagonist based on their close friendship. read more

Green Book

Release Date 31.01.2019 In 1962 African-American pianist Dr. Don Shirley needs a driver to accompany him on a risky tour in the South and hires Italian-American bouncer Tony Lip for the job. read more

Green Room

Release Date 02.06.2016 A punk band short on cash perform at a Nazi joint, see something they weren’t supposed to see, and find themselves trapped. A very bloody, suspenseful thriller with believable characters and cleverly devised action sequences in a closed space. read more


Release Date 16.05.2019 Isabelle Huppert places a mysterious piano teacher who puts young people under her spell. read more


Release Date 05.04.2018 Harold (David Oyelowo), a middle-aged employee of a pharmaceutical company is headed to Mexico. A big deal is supposed to happen there that catapults squeaky clean Harold into being at the center of a criminal scheme. read more



Release Date 23.04.2015 At six years of age Andreas Marquardt visited a martial arts class for the first time. What became of the boy who was beaten by his father and sexually abused by his mother was a feared thug and pimp. Years later Marquardt starts therapy. Rosa von ... read more


Release Date 17.05.2018 Albrun, who is labeled a witch by the villagers, lives in the Austrian mountains with her goat and her child. HAGAZUSSA is a horror film, a psychological portrait of a mother, a historical film about superstition, and a psychedelic trip. read more


Release Date 24.08.2017 A love story and real estate fairy-tale with Diane Keaton and Brendan Gleeson. American Emily sees a man swimming in a pond from her skylight in her London apartment. Donald is illegally living in a self-made hut in the park that is about to be ... read more


Release Date 30.11.2017 Strange Mr. Kanzaki arrives in a small town where everyone is depressed. With the help of a “happy helmet“, he reminds all of the people about the happiest moment in their lives and gives them a new vitality. He doesn‘t seem happy at all ... read more

Happy as Lazzaro

Release Date 13.09.2018 Alice Rohrwacher has made a modern sacred story, a parable of oppression, absent resistance, the desire for submission, and group mentalities. read more

Heart of a Dog

Release Date 24.03.2016 When her mother, her partner Lou Reed and her dog Loolabelle die in short succession, multimedia artist Laurie Anderson decides to film HEART OF A DOG, a meandering collage about death and the art of saying good bye. read more

Hedi Schneider steckt fest

Release Date 07.05.2015 Hedi Schneider dresses a bit too brash; she talks a bit too much; she talks to herself while typing at work. Hedi Schneider is happy – until she starts to suffer from panic attacks and falls into a depression. Sonja Heiss manages a small miracle ... read more

Heimat ist ein Raum aus Zeit

Release Date 26.09.2019 Thomas Heise traces the lives of his family members over four generations in personal documents, black and white photos, and the places mentioned there. read more


Release Date 28.07.2016 A menacing cloud hovers right over Switzerland. Under it panic ensues, a state of emergency is declared, and hoarding and racism are endemic. In their dystopian satire a young Swiss director’s collective demolishes the “Heimat” myth. read more

Hell or High Water

Release Date 12.01.2017 A neo Western about two lowlifes who rob banks in order to buy back their Ma’s farm. Jeff “TRUE GRIT” Bridges is the Sheriff who is after them. Nick Cave made the music. read more

Hello, I Am David! – Eine Reise mit David Helfgott

Release Date 21.01.2016 HELLO, I AM DAVID! follows Australian pianist David Helfgott, who startet his career as a wunderkind and was later treated for depression and schizophrenia, as he tours across Europe. read more


Release Date 14.06.2018 A family tragedy turns into an escalating nighmare in this original and effective horror film. read more

Hidden Figures

Release Date 02.02.2017 HIDDEN FIGURES is dedicated to the lives of three African American women, Katherine Johnson, Dorothy Vaughan, and Mary Jackson, who worked for NASA in 1960s Virginia. read more

High Life

Release Date 30.05.2019 In Claire Denis‘ science fiction film a prison spaceship is racing towards a black hole. On board, Dr. Dibs (Juliette Binoche) conducts fertility experiments and lives out her desires in a “fuckbox“ while Monte (Robert Pattinson) remains ... read more

High Rise

Release Date 30.06.2016 Neurosurgeon Dr. Laing buys an apartment in a posh brutalist high-rise. When the buildings facilities fail, an orgy of violence ensues. A wild adaptation of J.G. Ballard’s cult novel. read more

Hip Hop-eration

Release Date 01.10.2015 HIP HOP-ERATION shows how 27 non-agers between 66 and 95 form a hip hop crew and set out to perform a tribute show at the Hip Hop World Championship in Las Vegas. read more


Release Date 15.10.2015 HOCKNEY explores the world of the happiest of pop artists: David Hockney. In a dense assemblage of interviews with friends and colleagues, visual explorations of his works and filmic experiments from his own private archive. read more


Release Date 21.11.2019 Haditze, a daughter and beekeeper in a remote Macedonian village, takes care of her mother and the bees that live in craggy rock faces, tree trunks, and ruins and make honey. A documentary. read more


Release Date 31.05.2018 Disillusioned northern officer Joseph J. Blocker (Christian Bale) and fatally ill Cheyenne chief Yellow Hawk (Wes Studi) form an involuntary team in Scott Cooper‘s late Western. read more


I Am Not Your Negro

Release Date 30.03.2017 Raoul Peck’s Oscar nominated documentary, based on the unpublished texts from James Baldwin’s estate, is moving in its poetry and staggering in its relevance. read more

I Origins

Release Date 25.09.2014 In Mike Cahill's philosophical science fiction film the geneticist Ian Gray believes that he has found scientific proof for reincarnation. read more

I want to see the Manager

Release Date 03.09.2015 I WANT TO SEE THE MANAGER is an episodic documentary which surveys the current shift within the geopolitical power structure in order to reveal the interconnected realities of those who inhabit this planet. read more

I, Daniel Blake

Release Date 24.11.2016 I, DANIEL BLAKE is an angry film about the systematic humiliation of the British working class. After suffering a heart attack carpenter Daniel Blake finds himself at the mercy of a social system that has no interest in helping him. He teams up with ... read more

I, Tonya

Release Date 22.03.2018 Right before the 1994 Olympic Winter Games, a man is assigned to hit ice skater Nancy Kerrigan with an iron rod by ice skater Tonya Harding‘s ex husband. A funny and engaging biopic with an excellent cast. read more

Ich war zuhause, aber...

Release Date 15.08.2019 Angela Schanelec‘s film ICH WAR ZUHAUSE, ABER… is a film about carrying on after a catastrophe. read more

Ich will mich nicht künstlich aufregen

Release Date 08.01.2015 Asta, a young Berlin curator, spends her mornings rearranging her Suhrkamp books and her afternoons doing “Brecht-Yoga”. A highly ironic and visually daring satire of Berlin’s contemporary art world. read more


Release Date 10.04.2014 Poland in the early 1960s. The young nun Ida discovers that she is Jewish. Together with her aunt, a convinced socialist and atheist, they embark on a journey to find the graves of her parents. A laconic and tender road movie. read more

If Beale Street could talk

Release Date 07.03.2019 IF BEALE STREET COULD TALK is a 2018 American romantic drama film directed and written by Barry Jenkins, based on James Baldwin's novel of the same name. read more

Il Capitale Umano

Release Date 08.01.2015 HUMAN CAPITAL takes the novel of the same name by American author Stephen Amidon into the heart of high finance: northern Italy. Dino Ossola, a sleazy real-estate agent, hopes to profit from his daughter’s liaison with the son of a rich investment ... read more

Il racconto dei racconti

Release Date 27.08.2015 Based on the world’s oldest collection of fairytales, the Pentameron or Tale of Tales by Giambattista Basile Matteo Garrone tells a flamboyant story, involving kings and queens, monsters and ogres and a heathy dose of passion, violence and magic. read more

Im Keller

Release Date 04.12.2014 In films that oscillate between documentation and fiction, Ulrich Seidl loves to explore the dark and private places of the human soul. In IM KELLER he presents a number of basements and their owners. read more

Im Niemandsland

Release Date 07.11.2019 After the fall of the wall, before reunification. While the family fights over their dispossessed home in the GDR, teenagers Katja and Thorben get closer. read more

Imagine Waking Up Tomorrow and All Music Has Disappeared

Release Date 22.10.2015 Bill Drummond, an artist and enfant terrible in the British music scene, imagines a world without musical history. In his project “The 17” he arranges very simple, archaic noise-“scores” with volunteers that include factory workers, nuns and ... read more

In Bloom

Release Date 21.08.2014 Tiblisi, Summer 1992. Life is hard in Georgian's capital and patriarchy still very much in power. Teenagers, Eka and Natia, both about 14 years old, struggle for independence. read more

In Grazia di Dio

Release Date 16.06.2016 When her small clothing factory goes bankrupt, Adele has to sell the family home to cover the most pressing debts. She starts to cultivate vegetables and chicken with her mother, daughter and sister, slowly building a new existence for the family. read more

In My Room

Release Date 08.11.2018 One morning everyone else has disappeared and Armin is the last man far and wide. read more

In the aisles

Release Date 24.05.2018 Love in a wholesale market microcosm: silent Christian starts a new job in the warehouse. His colleague Bruno shows him how to drive a forklift. Marion seems to like him, but she‘s married. read more

In the Fade

Release Date 23.11.2017 Fatih Akin tells the story of a Nazi terrorist attack from the vantage point of a woman who is about to lose her son and husband. Diane Kruger won the Silver Palm for best actress at this year's Cannes festival. read more

In the Middle of the River

Release Date 16.08.2018 War veteran Gabriel returns to New Mexico from Iraq as an injured and traumatized man in a world shaped by drugs, violence, and racism. Gabriel has to find out who killed his sister here. read more

In Zeiten des abnehmenden Lichts

Release Date 01.06.2017 The film, based on Eugen Ruge’s novel, is set in the fall of 1989. Relatives, friends, and comrades all come to celebrate the 90th birthday of the incorrigible, Stalinist functionary Wilhelm Powileit, but one person is missing: his nephew Sasha, ... read more

Incident in a Ghost Land

Release Date 05.04.2018 Author Vera returns to the house where she was attacked by intruders as a child. Or maybe she wasn‘t. Pascal Laugier creates a bizarre game with reality and fantasms in his new horror film. read more


Release Date 22.01.2015 Rome in the mid-1980s: 9-year-old Aria is constantly shuffled to and fro between her mother, a pianist, and her father, an actor. In bright colours and playful scenes pop icon Asia Argento tells the story of a nightmarish childhood. read more


Release Date 16.02.2017 Gifted student Marcus rebels against bourgeois conformism embodied by dean Dean Caudwell in the small town of Winesburg in the early 1950s. An adaptation of a Philip Roth novel. read more

Inherent Vice

Release Date 12.02.2015 Paul Thomas Anderson directs the first ever adaptation of a novel by the cult author Thomas Pynchon. INHERENT VICE is cooler than expected, and, in spite of an abundance of jokes and wild allusions, a melancholy elegy to the hippie era. read more


Release Date 22.06.2017 The Yazan family and their neighbors are the last ones holding the fort in a Damascus apartment building that is surrounded by snipers. There’s a state of emergency outside, but there’s tablecloth on the kitchen table and the domestic worker has ... read more

Irrational Man

Release Date 12.11.2015 In Woody Allen’s new film, a professor of philosophy finds himself in an existential crisis until he meet the young student Jill and starts doing very irrational things. read more

Isle of Dogs

Release Date 10.05.2018 Wes Anderson‘s animated film is set on a Trash Island near the imaginary Japanese city Megasaki. The mayor has banned all dogs from the city and all the canines lead a miserable existence until 12 year old Atari looks for his dog Spot on the ... read more

It Follows

Release Date 02.07.2015 An incredibly creepy teen horror film: after a romantic encounter Jay finds herself being constantly followed by strange entities that will surely kill her. . read more


Release Date 09.08.2018 ITZHAK is a warm and entertaining portrait of famous violinist Itzhak Perlman. read more



Release Date 09.10.2014 Jack is ten-years-old. His mother Sanna is 26. She is a sweet-natured party girl who can’t quite get it together to look after her kids. Jack does his best to care for his younger brother Manuel. read more


Release Date 26.01.2017 Pablo Larraín’s detailed account of the assassination of John F. Kennedy takes the perspective of his deeply traumatized widow Jackie. read more

Janis: Little Girl Blue

Release Date 14.01.2016 JANIS: LITTLE GIRL BLUE is a rather conventional yet moving portrait of rock icon Janis Joplin. read more

Je suis Charlie

Release Date 07.01.2016 JE SUIS CHARLIE details the debates that preceded the attack on the headquarters of the French magazine “Charlie Hebdo” in January 2015 and pays tribute to the cartoonists and collaborators who were murdered. read more

Je suis mort mais j'ai des amis

Release Date 28.04.2016 An aging rock band goes on a road trip to the USA. When their lead singer dies before they go, the band decides to take his ashes with them and tour anyway. read more

Jeannette, l'enfance de Jeanne d'Arc

Release Date 25.12.2019 Bruno Dumont‘s extremely odd rock opera about Jeanne d‘Arc‘s childhood is a about the ecstatic decision to revolt. read more

Jimmy's Hall

Release Date 14.08.2014 In 1932, ten years after the Irish War of Independence, the socialist Jimmy Gralton returns from New York to his hometown in County Leitrim. When he re-opens the communal "Pearse-Connolly-Hall" the trouble with the church and state authorities ... read more

Jojo Rabbit

Release Date 23.01.2020 Ten-year-old Jojo discovers that his mother is hiding a Jewish girl. Not even his imaginary friend Hitler knows what to do. Taika Waititi‘s garish comedy offers jokes in volleys, but it also contains an emotionally moving story. read more


Release Date 10.10.2019 THE KILLING JOKE meets TAXI DRIVER and KING OF COMEDY. read more


Release Date 02.01.2020 Renée Zellweger plays Judy Garland at the end of her career with full commitment walking the fine line between high tension and losing control. read more

Juliet, Naked

Release Date 15.11.2018 Annie's relationship with the eternal fanboy Duncan has been stale for a while. Then she meets the object of Duncan's adoration, the obscure singer/songwriter Tucker Crowe. read more

Junges Licht

Release Date 12.05.2016 Meticulous Adolf Winkelmann paints a panorama of Germany’s mining district, the “Ruhrgebiet”, in the 60s that is at once nostalgic and unsentimental. read more

Juste la fin du monde

Release Date 29.12.2016 Louis visits his family after 12 years of being absent to tell them he is terminally ill. His return opens a can of worms filled with years’ worth of resentment and repressed feelings. read more


Kaptn Oskar

Release Date 11.12.2014 In this German "mumblecore" experiment the young Berlin drifter Oskar ist stalked by a furious ex girlfriend, meets a new girl, Masha, and tries and fails to lead a platonic realtionship with her. read more


Release Date 24.11.2016 New Queer Cinema from Tyrol: musicians Stefan and Andreas live an idyllic life. A violent eruption at a party is met with sadness and helplessness. read more


Release Date 04.07.2019 Austrian grotesquerie about Russian oligarchs, gigantic blueprints, lots of bribes, and a chaotic trio of women who want to sabotage the deal. read more

Kevin Roche: The Quiet Architect

Release Date 08.03.2018 Kevin Roche‘s buildings convey an elegant functionality and spiritual serenity. That‘s mostly due to his meticulous, empathetic, and unpretentious way of working that puts a lot of value on practical details and the direct contact to future ... read more

Kill Your Friends

Steven Stelfox is an unscrupulous A&R manager in the pop business who is constantly stoned, cynical and arrogant – and on a downward spiral with bursts of extreme violence. A poisonous, satirical look at the music industry. read more

King Cobra

Release Date 12.01.2017 Justin Kelly’s movie about the gay porn producer Bryan Kocis (Christian Slater) and his company is less interested in the business as such, than in the characters behind the facades. read more

King im Oval Office

Release Date 08.12.2016 Elvis Presley offers himself up as an undercover agent to President Richard Nixon in December 1970. An amusing acting tour de force with Kevin Spacey and Michael Shannon. read more

Kirschblüten & Dämonen

Release Date 07.03.2019 10 years after the success of KIRSCHBLÜTEN – HANAMI, Doris Dörre returns to the family story situated between Germany and Japan and recounts how “Karli,“ the youngest, is being haunted by the ghosts of the past. read more

Knife + Heart

Release Date 18.07.2019 1979: theres a murderer in the Parisian gay scene. The killer is targeting the cast of director Anna‘s (Vanessa Paradis) new porn film. When the police don‘t take action, Anne investigates herself. read more

Knight of Cups

Release Date 10.09.2015 Yet another opulent and mystifying meditation on the essence of life by veteran arthouse director Terrence Malick. read more

Knives Out

Release Date 02.01.2020 A homage to good old-fashioned whodunnits including a famous victim, a dysfunctional family, and a flamboyant master detective (Daniel Craig) with the nice name of Benoit Blanc. read more

Könige der Welt

Release Date 19.07.2018 In 2002 indie rock band Union Youth from Bad Bentheim were seen as the new hope for a short time. But something went wrong and the band disappeared without a sound. KÖNIGE DER WELT follows their attempt at a second go at it. read more


Release Date 11.07.2019 Thomas Vinterberg (THE HUNT) made a film about Russian submarine “Kursk“ that was damaged in a maneuver in 2000 and sank to the seabed with 118 crew members. read more

Kurt Cobain: Montage of Heck

Release Date 09.04.2015 Brett Morgan's documentary picture - the only film the Cobain's family authorized - paints an intimate portrait of the Nirvana singer who killed himself at the height of his success. read more


La Chana

Release Date 28.09.2017 This personal portrait depicts La Chana's career in the 1960s and 1970s, when the Spaniard was the undisputed Queen of flamenco. read more

La fille inconnue

Release Date 15.12.2016 A doctor doesn’t open the door after closing hours and is thereby complicit to the death of a young woman. While searching for the identity of the “unknown girl” she sees an indifferent society that is at least as responsible as she is. read more

La gatta Cenerentola

Release Date 27.09.2018 A wild blend of fairy tale and giallo, watercolors and CGI graphics, futurism and retro musical. read more

La La Land

Release Date 12.01.2017 A lovely old-fashioned musical romance about a jazz pianist (Ryan Gosling) and an actress (Emma Stone) waiting for success and the conflict between external forces and idealistic wishes. read more

La Loi du marché

Release Date 17.03.2016 51 year old Thierry, played by Vincent Lindon who won the Silven Palm at Cannes 2015 for his performance, loses his job as an IT engineer and struggles hard to keep his life together. read more

La mafia uccide solo d’estate

Release Date 04.06.2015 Arturo has been (unrequitedly) in love with Flora since elementary school. Pierfrancesco Dilberto’s fast-paced debut mixes romance, black comedy, coming of age elements, and mob drama flourishes and turns it into a sincere and funny time capsule ... read more

La tendresse

Release Date 24.04.2014 In TENDERNESS Marion Hänsel portrays a filmic rarity – a divorced couple that survive the break-up and still appreciate and like each other. read more

Lady Bird

Release Date 19.04.2018 Christine McPherson, who calls herself “Lady Bird“, comes from idyllic, sheltered Sacramento, California and is bored with 2002. Most of all, she‘s annoyed with her sacrificing mother. read more

Lady Macbeth

Release Date 02.11.2017 LADY MACBETH, based on the Nikolai Leskov novel, transports the archaic passions of the Shakespeare archetype to the demure costume drama setting of a Jane Austen romance. read more

Lady Susan: Love and Friendship

Release Date 29.12.2016 Whit Stillman constructs a biting marriage comedy based on Jane Ausen’s early epistolary novel “Lady Susan” with the scheming quick-witten widow Lady Susan, played by Kate Beckinsale, at the center. read more


Release Date 07.11.2019 The morning begins like any other for Lara Jenkins. But today is a very special day for her: not only is it her 60th birthday, but her son Viktor is giving a big solo piano concert. He hasn't invited his mother. read more

Last Days in the Desert

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Late Night

Release Date 29.08.2019 Young writer Molly Patel (Mindy Kaling) has to save Katherin Newbury‘s (Emma Thompson) late night show from getting cancelled. read more

Law Not War

Release Date 12.11.2015 27 year old Benjamin Ferencz was the prosecuter of the 1947 “Task Force“ process against Nazi war crimes in the Soviet Union. A MAN CAN MAKE A DIFFERENCE is a portrait of the 95 year old lawyer who fought for the establishment of an ... read more

Le jeune Karl Marx

Release Date 02.03.2017 LE JEUNE KARL MARX portrays the friendship between Marx and Friedrich Engels and the encounters and discussions that lead to them composing the communist manifesto. read more

Le meraviglie

Release Date 02.10.2014 In Gelsomina's isolated family, life revolves around keeping bees and making honey. But when Gelsomina turns thirteen and a local television show hits town, things begin to change. read more

Learning to Drive

Release Date 06.08.2015 When the literary critic and mother of a grown up daughter Wendy (Patricia Clarkson) finds herself suddenly single after twenty years of marriage, she decides to finally take driving lessons. Her teacher is the deeply religious Sikh Darwan (Ben ... read more

Lee Scratch Perry's Vision of Paradise

Release Date 24.03.2016 In his documentary feature Swiss director Volker Schahner visits Lee “Scratch” Perry, the charismatic high priest of dub in his Swiss refuge in 1999. read more


Release Date 07.01.2016 Skipping their rise and fall, Tom Hardy (BRONSON) playing both Kray brothers as they punch, charm and shout their way through Swinging London. Actual events may have been altered but this is legendary crime at its most entertaining. read more


Release Date 04.10.2018 Mara came to the US 6 months ago as a nurse. She was “lucky“ and married Daniel, one of her patients, before her visa ran out. Now she “just“ has to convince the immigration authorities that she didn‘t just marry him for the greencard. read more


Release Date 01.02.2018 An adaptation of the biography of music teacher, composer, singer, and founder of a music school for the blind Maria Theresia Paradis, a contemporary of Haydn and Mozart. read more


Release Date 07.01.2016 Steffen and Katharina try to break out of their predetermined lifestyle, leave everything behind and start anew. They start by burning their possessions. LICHTGESTALTEN tries to be a wakeup-call towards a more self-determined life. read more

Liebe mich!

Release Date 20.08.2015 Impulsive and angry young Sarah throws her expensive MacBook out the window because the guy she spent the night with is rejecting her. Maybe the nice guy at the computer shop can fix her laptop. And her life for that matter. read more


Release Date 26.01.2017 Between French New Wave, art film, and mumblecore: Antek Liebmann spends his summer in a small village in Picardy. A summer tourist? An immigrant? Someone who is fleeing from something, perhaps from himself? read more


Release Date 24.09.2015 Dennis Stock’s photos of James Dean appeared in Life Magazine in 1955 under the heading “Moody New Star”. LIFE by star photographer Anton Corbijn recreates the making of these images. read more

Life, Animated

Release Date 22.06.2017 Owen Suskind stopped talking at the age of 3. The diagnosis: autism. After years of isolation his father found a way to reach him: Owen communicates with the characters from his beloved Disney films. A documentary. read more


Release Date 01.01.2015 When Kai dies, his mother Junn, who never knew that her son was gay, and his boyfriend Richard meet for the first time in a grey London cityscape. LILTING tenderly tells the story of how two strangers tentatively come to share their loss. read more


Release Date 20.02.2020 Ana, a young compliance manager, discovers suspicious figures in her company‘s bookkeeping – the thriller that unfolds was shot in one take by director Tim Dünschede. read more


Release Date 23.02.2017 Little Saroo falls asleep in a freight car one night and lands in Calcutta 1600 kilometers away. Adult Saroo begins to search for his roots years after being adopted by an Australian family. read more

Little Germans

Release Date 09.05.2019 The documentary KLEINE GERMANEN interviews representatives of the New Right and shows how right-wing ideology is transmitted within the family. read more

Little Joe

Release Date 09.01.2020 Alice and her team of biotechnologists have developed a red flower with a smell that causes happiness. “Little Joe“ flourishes well, but the vast amounts of pollen that the supposedly sterile plant produces is strange…. read more

Little Men

Release Date 02.03.2017 13 year old Jake moves to his parents in Brooklyn after his grandfather’s dies and befriends Tony. read more

Little Women

Release Date 30.01.2020 Greta Gerwig's adaptation of the 1868 novel by Louisa May Alcott. The four March sisters are moving from childhood to adulthood, briefly stuck in a transitory state as "little women". read more


Release Date 19.06.2014 Tom Hardy is construction manager Ivan Locke. On the eve of a big, important day at work he receives a call and must drive to London. One night, one man, a car and a telephone. read more

Logan Lucky

Release Date 14.09.2017 Steven Soderbergh’s scoundrel comedy LOGAN LUCKY is like a smaller OCEANS 11 set in working-class West Virginia and is all about the lovable, bizarre characters a la the Coen brothers. read more

Long Shot

Release Date 20.06.2019 In terms of the comedy, LONG SHOT is like a road trip that starts out brilliantly but then the map gets lost. read more


Release Date 25.08.2016 In her debut feature Leonie Krippendorff follows the desperate attempts of three women in a psychiatric clinic to come to grips with their traumas. read more


Release Date 15.11.2018 Paolo Sorrentino's portrait of a sleazy mogul, who closely resembles Silvio Berlusconi, is a bitter reckoning with his home country's political system. read more

Lost in Karastan

Release Date 21.05.2015 The celebrated author and filmmaker Emil Forester is invited to a festival in a fictitious Caucasus republic and meets a film enthusiast dictator, who makes Forester an offer he can’t refuse: The film adaptation of Karastanian national myth. read more

Lost River

Release Date 28.05.2015 The city of of Lost River is a place where nature has overpowered humanity. It is a place that seems to be without a past nor a future, stuck in an eternal standstill. Ryan Gosling’s directing debut is a bleak apocalyptic fantasy inspired by the ... read more


Release Date 27.10.2016 Nurse Lotte (“I’m nurse Lotte. If you need something, call someone else“) meets her daughter whom she left behind 15 years ago when she moved to Berlin. read more

Louder Than Bombs

Release Date 07.01.2016 Three years ago renowned war photographer Isabelle Reed (Isabelle Huppert) has died in a car crash. A retrospective of her works forces her husband and her two sons to confront the past. read more


Release Date 26.11.2015 Gaspar Noé’s 3D film LOVE is a story of loss, told in flashbacks that Murphy experiences when he learns that his ex-lover Electra has disappeared. There is lots of sex, tender, enthusiastic, desperate and angry sex, but LOVE is above all a film ... read more

Love & Engineering

Release Date 05.06.2014 In his documentary director Tonislav Hristov follows a group of likeable nerds and geeks on their amusing quest (at least for the audience) for love and romance. read more

Love & Mercy

Release Date 11.06.2015 LOVE & MERCY is a portrait of Brian Wilson, the creative mind behind The Beach Boys at two crucial moments in his life: at the peak of his musical career, when he slips into a psychological crisis and twenty years later, when he meets the car ... read more

Love Eternal

Release Date 22.05.2014 A traumatised young man loves suicidal young women – but after their death. read more

Love Hotel

Release Date 11.06.2015 read more

Love Movie

Release Date 02.05.2019 Lenz is a slacker and Ira is, too, or so Lenz thought. But then Ira starts talking about having children. Lenz splits. read more

Love, Cecil

Release Date 12.07.2018 Lisa Immordino Vreeland‘s lively doc about famous British glamour photographer Cecil Beaton is above all a celebration of his images and rightly so. read more

Love, Simon

Release Date 28.06.2018 Simon is a normal average US teen. The 16 year old hasn‘t told anyone he‘s gay though. When a fellow student talks about his own homosexuality online, Simon establishes contact with the anonymous person. read more


Release Date 15.06.2017 The first sterile and gentle film about the civil rights movement. LOVING tells the story of Mildred and Richard Loving and the Loving vs the State of Virginia case which ended the ban on so-called “mixed marriages.” read more

Loving Vincent

Release Date 28.12.2017 The animated film depicts the last weeks of Dutch painter and illustrator Vincent van Gogh. All the scenes are based on van Gogh‘s oil paintings and all of them were painted over frame by frame in oil optics after filming. read more

Lucky Loser – Ein Sommer in der Bredouille

Release Date 10.08.2017 Mike has been separated from his wife Claudia for 9 years, works in a crappy carwash, and is about to lose his apartment. But Mike has a plan: he goes camping with his 15 year old daughter and hopes that Claudia will get back with him. read more

Lungo la Via Lattea

Release Date 07.09.2017 Milk man Kosta runs away with a beautiful Italian (Monica Bellucci). A film about love and war, dancing hawks and milk drinking snakes. Emir Kusturica's (ARIZONA DREAM) ninth film is subtly erotic, somewhat tragic, very light, and filled with ... read more

Lux – Krieger des Lichts

Release Date 04.01.2018 Torsten is a “real life super hero.“ He fights for what‘s right, has tailored a superhero costume, and gives food to the homeless. When a documentary team wants to make a portrait of him, it‘s a sudden call for more action. read more


Ma vie de courgette

Release Date 16.02.2017 Icare, nicknamed ‘Courgette‘, has to live in a home after accidentally killing his mother. The other children there come from similarly difficult families and he soon makes friends. Brave Camille especially catches his eye. The sweetest film ... read more


Release Date 29.10.2015 In his adaptation of “Macbeth“ Justin Kurzel (SNOWTOWN) fuses the damp grey realism of the Scottish highlands with the bold symbolism of Ridley Scott, 300, or GAME OF THRONES. read more

Macht das alles einen Sinn? – Und wenn ja – warum dauert es so lange?

Release Date 16.05.2019 A Berlin theater legend, controversial, glorified, and now history after 2 decades: Andreas Wilcke followed Volksbühne director Frank Castorf‘s last season (2016/17) with a camera. read more


Release Date 30.11.2017 Housekeeper Maria (Rossy de Palma) has to pretend to be an elegant lady because her boss is superstitious. The fact that the man sitting next to her, British art dealer David, immediately falls in love with her, wasn‘t planned for. A comedy of ... read more

Maggie's Plan

Release Date 04.08.2016 New York university employee Maggie is planning to have a child. She has already set a date, found a willing sperm donor, and accumulated some savings. But when she meets John, a depressed professor of “Fictional Anthropology”, her meticulous ... read more

Magic in the Moonlight

Release Date 04.12.2014 Stanley (Colin Firth), a renowned magician, and Sophie (Emma Stone) a young American spiritualist meet at Côte d'Azur in the late 1920s. Stanley is convinced that he can unmask Sophie as a fraud, but instead succumbs to her own brand of magic. read more

Magical Mystery oder: Die Rückkehr des Karl Schmidt

Release Date 31.08.2017 Karl Schmidt, former sidekick of BERLIN BLUES' Herr Lehmann, drives his goofy “Bumm Bumm Records” techno friends from one bizarre gig to the next on a tour bus. MAGIC MYSTERY is a laconic adaptation of the novel by Sven Regener (Element of ... read more


Release Date 01.09.2016 New Zealand in the 1960s. Tamahani Mahana, patriarch of the Mahana Family, rules his clan with an iron fist- Only 14-year-old Simeon dares to rebel and even question the feud with the Poata family. read more

Manchester By The Sea

Release Date 19.01.2017 One morning withdrawn Lee, who works as a janitor in Quincy, finds out his brother Jo died from a heart attack. Lee goes back to the coastal town of Manchester-by-the-Sea, a place that connects him with his traumatic past. read more


Release Date 01.11.2018 The manic cult-revenge-fantasy MANDY provides great fanboy fun and features an irate Nicholas Cage completely losing the plot. read more


Release Date 23.11.2017 Cate Blanchett presents the manifestos of 20th century art movements in 13 roles, playing everything from a punk to a strockbroker. MANIFESTO is the film version of Julian Rosefeldt‘s video installation that could be seen in Hamburger Bahnhof in ... read more

Mantra – Sounds Into Silence

Release Date 07.06.2018 More and more people are discovering “chanting“ or singing meditation. Goergia Wyss visited the followers and artists and filmed a euphoric and uncritical documentary about the movement. read more

Maps to the Stars

Release Date 11.09.2014 A David Cronenberg film that chronicles the lives of two dysfunctional families and their encounters with sex, violence and incest. read more


Release Date 05.09.2019 In Asif Kapadia‘s film about Diego Maradona, he focuses on his time in SC Neapel, the most spectacular era of Maradona‘s career. read more

Maria by Callas

Release Date 17.05.2018 Tom Volf‘s documentary on Maria Callas relies on the opera singer‘s own words. The film shows footage of her performing but mostly focuses on a BBC interview that Callas gave towards the end of her career and private recordings read by Fanny ... read more

Marianne & Leonard – Words of Love

Release Date 07.11.2019 Nick Broomfield (KURT & COURTNEY, WHITNEY - CAN I BE ME) follows the relationship of Leonard Cohen and Marianne Ihlen from its beginnings on the Greek island of Hydra to Marianne's death. read more

Marlina the Murderer in Four Acts

Release Date 18.01.2018 An Indonesian feminist revenge thriller about a women getting back at her attackers. read more

Mary Poppins Returns

Release Date 20.12.2018 While the original Banks children have now grown up, there’s a new generation of Banks children in need of Mary’s particular brand of whimsy, and so, Mary Poppins… um... returns read more

Mary Queen of Scots

Release Date 17.01.2019 Mary Stuart returned to Scotland from France, quelled a Protestant rebellion, and was ultimately defeated due to intrigues. An attempt at a new feminist interpretation. read more

Mary Shelley

Release Date 27.12.2018 Mary Wollstonecraft is only 17 when she falls hard for the romantic – and married – poet Percy Shelley and runs off with him and her sister. She writes her classic novel“Frankenstein“ at 21. read more

Matangi / Maya / M.I.A.

Release Date 22.11.2018 The portrait of the singer who grew up in Sri Lanka and London is both a pop-documentary and a political documentary. read more

Match Me!

Release Date 21.01.2016 MATCH ME follows three women and one man in their attempt to find a suitable partner via various matchmaking methods. read more


Release Date 26.10.2017 A love story and an artist portrait: to avoid being cared for by her aunt, Maud begins to work for Everett, a gruff hermit. Tending to the household is not her thing, she prefers painting naïve colorful paintings. read more

Maybe, Baby!

Release Date 26.04.2018 Marie goes off to have a weekend affair in a Tirol cabin because of all the stress of trying to conceive with her partner Sascha. But Sascha is making himself comfortable there as well with his woman on the side, Birgit, in tow. read more


Release Date 29.11.2018 Alexander McQueen caused a sensation in the 90s with his provocative fashion shows (“The Highland Rape“) and became the head designer of Givenchy and, later on, Armani. A documentary. read more


Release Date 15.10.2015 MEDITERRANEA follows Ayiva and Abas on their dangerous journey from Burkina Faso to Italy where they try start a new life. read more

Mega Time Squad

Release Date 25.04.2019 Small-time gangster John steals a bracelet that turns out to be a time machine – when he activates it he sees himself as his own clone. read more

Mein Bruder heißt Robert und ist ein Idiot

Release Date 22.11.2018 A summer meadow. A tank station. A brother and sister who want to stop time. Conversations about Heidegger. The most contentious competition film at this year‘s Berlinale. read more

Mein Ende.Dein Anfang. – Relativity

Release Date 28.11.2019 A physics lecture, a love story, a grief story, a thriller, a tragedy. Nora misses Aron, and Mariko Minoguchi spins a complex web made out of memory and clues in her debut. read more

Mein wunderbares WestBerlin

Release Date 29.06.2017 West Berlin as a gay place of yearning, a place of refuge, an island, and a tourist magnet. A very personal, moving chronology of gay Berlin history from the police raids under paragraph 175, which declared homosexuality to be illegal, to the AIDS ... read more

Memory Games

Release Date 03.10.2019 MEMORY GAMES depicts four memory athletes as they prepare for the world championship in Indonesia. Their secret is the “memory palace,“ a method that connects the stored information to visual and emotional stimuli. read more


Release Date 11.12.2014 MEN, WOMEN & CHILDREN, a mellow, floating ensemble piece, portrays several parents and teenagers and their ways of using, abusing, controling or exploring the internet. read more


Release Date 06.09.2018 MENASHE is based on the life of Hassidic stand up comedian Menashe Lustig. After the death of his wife, Hassidic Jew Menashe would like to raise his son on his own but that isn‘t allowed and everything else that Menashe touches goes wrong as ... read more

Metti la nonna in freezer

Release Date 04.07.2019 Italian black comedy that manages a mostly sunny outlook. read more


Release Date 07.03.2019 13-year-old Stevie befriends a small gang of cool skaters who are all older than he is. MID90s is one of the most honest looks at teens from bad environments in modern US cinema. read more


Release Date 26.09.2019 A group of college students travel to Northern Sweden in order to study a pagan community. Ari Aster boils down high-culture cult motifs into ornaments, fun, and shock effects. read more

Miesten vuoro

Release Date 10.11.2016 Finnish men open their hearts and allow a glimpse of their soul in the sauna. read more


Release Date 24.04.2014 A documentation of Berlin’s tenant movement and that has gained ground in the last years to fight against rent increases and forced evictions. read more

Miles Davis – Birth of the Cool

Release Date 02.01.2020 An uptempo chronicle of a musical and style icon read more


Release Date 03.07.2014 “You played the lottery and this is what you got”: This is how Torsten’s best friend summarised Torsten winning 22 million in the lottery. What does one do with the winnings? Do you keep it a secret from some? And what happens to you when you ... read more

Mishima: A Life in four Chapters

Release Date 28.11.2019 Paul Schrader’s bold, colorful masterpiece receives a timely re-release. read more

Miss Julie

Release Date 22.01.2015 The Bergman actor Liv Ullmann directs an adaptation of Strindberg's anti-feminist classic battle of the sexes. read more

Miss Sloane

Release Date 06.07.2017 Bright Elizabeth Sloane (Jessica Chastain) works as a ruthless lobbyist in Washington. One day, to everybody’s consternation, she switches sides and takes on the firearms lobby. read more

Miss You Already

Release Date 31.03.2016 Londoners Milly (Toni Colette) and Jess (Drew Barrymore) have been best friends since childhood. When Milly is diagnosed with cancer Jess faces the ordeal with her but the demands of the illness eventually put a strain on their friendship. read more

Mission Lifeline

Release Date 23.05.2019 While Pegida and the AfD in Germany incite hatred against refugees, “Lifeline“ tries to save the shipwrecked in the Mediterranean from drowning. read more

Mistaken for Strangers

Matt Berninger is the lead singer of the indie rock band The National. His brother Tom is an amateur filmmaker of horror films and thinks indie rock is all bravado. But both think that it's a great idea for Tom to make a documentary about the band's ... read more

Mistress America

Release Date 10.12.2015 Tracy, the new girl in town and at college, teams up with her slightly older and wiser soon to be step sister. In MISTRESS AMERICA American Indie director Noah Baumbach (WHILE WE’RE YOUNG) takes an atmospheric look at life in one’s twenties. read more


Release Date 22.03.2018 ZWEI HERREN IM ANZUG follows a Bavarian pub dynasty and in the course of the 20th century in a powerful, overstuffed, and somewhat confusing way. read more

Molly's Game

Release Date 08.03.2018 After ending her skiing career, Molly Bloom causes quite a stir in Hollywood as an underground poker queen until she runs into trouble with the Russian mafia and the FBI. read more


Release Date 13.11.2014 Xavier Dolan’s new film about a hard-drinking and cussing single mother, her violent son and a traumatized teacher with a speech impediment who gives new hope to the family, is high-powered cinema, reminiscent of John Cassavetes films. read more


Release Date 09.03.2017 Barry Jenkins MOONLIGHT, nominated for eight Oscars, is a masterpiece, a daring film about what it means to grow up poor and black, a film about sexuality and masculinity, about damages to the soul, about sensuality and goodness. read more

Morris from America

Release Date 03.11.2016 13-year-old Morris has trouble adjusting to his new surroundings after moving with his father from New York to the much smaller and very German town of Heidelberg. read more


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Motherless Brooklyn

Release Date 12.12.2019 Edward Norton‘s adaptation of Jonathan Lethem‘s exhillarating novel MOTHERLESS BROOKLYN is a good, solid noir film with a great jazz soundtrack. read more

Mr. Holmes

Release Date 24.12.2015 As the great Sherlock Holmes (played by the great Ian McKellen) approaches old age, his mind begins slipping. Before all is lost, he wants to reconstruct the details of his final case. read more

Mr. Turner

Release Date 06.11.2014 Mike Leigh tells the story of the last years of the British painter William Turner who developed an impressionist sensibility 50 years before the French impressionists entered the scene. Timothy Spall as Mr. Turner delivers the best performance of ... read more

Much Ado About Nothing

Release Date 24.07.2014 Pop genius, blockbuster author and director Joss Whedon (TOY STORY, BUFFY THE VAMPIRE SLAYER, THE CABIN IN THE WOODS, THE AVENGERS) has directed a modern retelling of Shakespeare’s classic comedy. read more

Museum Hours

Release Date 10.04.2014 Documentary and experimental filmmaker Jem Cohen links visits to Vienna’s Kunsthistorische Art Museum and wanderings through the city with interpretations from Breughel’s works as two art lovers meet and strike up a friendship in the museum. read more


Release Date 25.02.2016 When their grandmother hears that they have been fooling around with boys, her five teenage granddaughters are forthwith forbidden to go to school, have to remain indoors and are married off as soon as possible. The youngest, Lale, begins to plan ... read more


Napoli Velata

Release Date 16.08.2018 Ferzan Ozpetek‘s mystery thriller about an amour fou, a mysterious murder case, and a pair of twins is chiefly a homage to Naples. read more

Narcissus and Goldmund

Release Date 12.03.2020 An opulent adaptation of Hermann Hesse‘s novel set in the Middle Ages about two boys who meet each other in monastery school. Narziss wants to join the monastery while Goldmund wants to explore the world. read more

National Bird

Release Date 18.05.2017 In Sonia Kennebeck's documentary NATIONAL BIRD three whistleblowers speak out about how traumatizing it was working with “surgical precision weapons,” better known as war drones. read more

National Gallery

Release Date 01.01.2015 Frederick Wiseman, one of the inventors of the “direct cinema” style, is famous for his insightful portraits of institutions and their inhabitants. In his latest documentary feature he takes on the National Gallery in London. read more

Neo Rauch – Gefährten und Begleiter

Release Date 02.03.2017 Neo Rauch is known for his large figurative paintings inspired by events from German history. Nicola Graef observes the extremely camera-shy painter at work in his studio in Leipzig and talks to his companions. read more


Release Date 23.02.2017 Poet and political activist Pablo Neruda has to go into hiding. Police chief Peluchonneau is hot on his trail but Neruda is always a step ahead in this phantasmagoric cat and mouse game. read more


Release Date 23.04.2015 For two years young refugees between 16 and 20 years of age were able to attend a school in Switzerland to learn German and gain job seeking and interview skills, find friends, and get help. In Basel, the documentary filmmaker Anna Thommen followed ... read more

New York – The World Before Your Feet

Release Date 12.03.2020 Matt Green has been walking along the Hudson River for more than six years. He takes photographs, researches, and is amazed about the details. His goal is to walk in all the five boroughs of New York. read more

Nick Cave – 20.000 Days on Earth

Release Date 16.10.2014 A portrait of the singer and author Nick Cave on the fictitious 20.000th day of his life develops into an essay of the driving forces behind the artist´s creativity. read more

Nico, 1988

Release Date 19.07.2018 NICO, 1988 has the date of death of the singer in its title, but it is less interested in that event and more interested in Nico‘s personality and the biographical origins of her songs. read more

Nie Yinniang

Release Date 30.06.2016 Hou Hsiao-Hsien’s lavish and elegiac wuxia movie boasts immensely beautiful cinematography. The at times hard to follow plot revolves around the professional killer Nie Yin-Niang who is ordered to kill her cousin Liu Lang – a man she was once ... read more

Night Moves

Release Date 14.08.2014 Josh, Dena and Harmon meet in the Oregon woods. They plan to explode a massive hydroelectric dam. When their eco-terrorist plan goes wrong, each of them has to deal with the aftermath on their own. read more


Release Date 13.11.2014 A young drifter comes across a TV reporter filming an accident and then demands hundreds of dollars for the footage. Lou develops a taste for blood. He finds himself a camera, buys a police radio, and sets out to find the most gruesome and violent ... read more

Nocturnal Animals

Release Date 22.12.2016 Susan is a successful gallery owner, married to an attractive, rich, cheating husband. One day she receives a manuscript of her ex-husband Tony’s book NOCTURNAL ANIMALS which is dedicated to her. But is Tony’s brutal novel meant to seduce, charm ... read more

Non essere cattivo

Release Date 06.04.2017 Cesare and Vittorio are young and live for the now. They spend their time in bars and clubs and get their money from committing petty crimes. Vittorio wants out of the gangster life, Cesare stays. Their paths separate and cross again. read more


Release Date 03.10.2019 The documentary shows daily situations and rituals of ultimate (hetero-)normativity without added commentary. read more


Aleksey Igudesman's documentary about the violin virtuoso Julian Rachlin, organiser of the annual classical musical festival inDubrovnik/Croatia, is an irreverent film that affectionately pokes fun at its protagonists and the world of classical ... read more

Nothing like a dame

Release Date 25.04.2019 Four elderly actresses drink tea and chat. Roger Michell’s film is a gentle, though unsentimental group portrait of Judi Dench, Maggie Smith, Joan Plowright, and Eileen Aitkens. read more

Nymphomaniac: Volume II

Release Date 03.04.2014 The nymphomaniac Joe (Charlotte Gainsbourg) recounts her life story to a stranger (Stellan Skarsgård) in eight chapters. Part I describes her career as a nymphomaniac while Part II follows the older Joe and shows her descent into ever-deeper ... read more


O Beautiful Night

Release Date 20.06.2019 Hypochondriac Berliner Juri constantly feels death approaching. One night he finally meets him for real, looking a small time criminal. Together they take a trip through the city's night life. There's danger, love and exotic birds. read more

O Ornitólogo

Release Date 13.07.2017 João Pedro Rodrigues sends an ornithologist on a sensual, surreal version of the Stations of the Cross in the valley of Douro. Fernando encounters a dancing devil, topless Amazonians, and a beautiful shepherd, shoulders blame, performs miracles, ... read more

Of Girls and Horses

Release Date 04.12.2014 A remote horse farm in northern Germany. Alex, school dropout, drug addict and troubled teenager meets Kathy, an overprotected, friendly, rich girl. Both learn something from their encounter and from life on the farm. read more

Official Secrets

Release Date 21.11.2019 Keira Knightley plays whistleblower Katharine Gun, who unveils the attempt of the British secret service to push the Iraq War. read more

On the Basis of Sex

Release Date 07.03.2019 Mimi Leder‘s biopic is about Ruth Bader Ginsberg‘s beginnings – her studies, her job as a professor, and the precedent case in which she enforced gender equality before the law for the first time. read more

Once Upon a Time in Hollywood

Release Date 15.08.2019 Though the Manson murders serve as the hook – Tarantino‘s ONCE UPON A TIME...IN HOLLYWOOD is less about Charles Manson, Sharon Tate, and Roman Polanski and more about the myth of Hollywood. read more

Out of the Furnace

Release Date 03.04.2014 A star-packed film, this bleak revenge drama is about two brothers in a working-class steel town on the edge of the Appalachians. read more

OXV: The Manual

Release Date 18.06.2015 Coincidences don’t exist in the world Zac and Marie inhabit. The destiny of each individual is measured by their personal frequency. It is unchangeable and is measured at the end of elementary school - determining the course of their life. ... read more



Release Date 04.12.2014 Extremely cute adaptation of Michael Bond’s children’s classic, with a friendly message about emigration and hospitality thrown in. read more

Paddington 2

Release Date 23.11.2017 Paddington wants to buy a pop-book for his aunt Lucy‘s birthday in London, but first he has to save money and then the book gets stolen. There are new, lovably set-up adventures surrounding the little bear. read more

Palo Alto

Release Date 18.06.2015 Based on James Franco's autobiographical short story collection of the same name, PALO ALTO is a moody meandering through the lives of affluent high school students in Northern California. First-time director Gia Coppola, granddaughter of Francis, ... read more

Paradise Hills

Release Date 29.08.2019 Rich young women are meant to train to conform on “Paradise“ island, but Uma (Emma Roberts) and her friends suspect something even more evil is at play. read more


Release Date 17.10.2019 Bon Joon-ho‘s Cannes winner PARASITE is a film about the bourgeoisie‘s worst nightmare. Working-class family Kim seem to be merged with trash, but they creep into the life of beauty, goodness, and cultivated elegance that the Park family is ... read more


Release Date 27.10.2016 Rani and her friend Laajji live in a suffocating patriarchal village in remote Gujarat. When they meet dancer and prostitute Bijli, whose outlaw status allows her to move more freely, the three women begin to dream of a different life. read more


Release Date 17.11.2016 Inspired by a poem by William Carlos William, PATERSON follows the daily routines of bus driver Paterson who lives in the town of Paterson and writes poetry in his spare time. read more

Patti Cake$

Release Date 02.11.2017 Patti Cake$ alias Killa Palias Patricia Dombrowski dreams of having a hip hop career, but for now she‘s still working at a karaoke bar in New Jersey. read more

Pawn Sacrifice

Release Date 28.04.2016 In 1972, in the middle of the cold war, the brilliant but disturbed American chess wunderkind Bobby Fischer challenges the Russian champion Boris Spasski in the world finals in Iceland. The game becomes a proxy war by the two super powers. read more

Personal Shopper

Release Date 19.01.2017 Maureen (Kristen Stewart) is a personal shopper for a popstar in Paris. In her private life, she mourns her brother’s death and tries to contact him in the afterlife, as she believes them both to be mediums. Things get even weirder when Maureen ... read more

Pet Sematary

Release Date 04.04.2019 Thirty years after Mary Lambert's film adaptation of King’s novel, PET SEMATARY rises again. But something is off about it. read more

Petting Zoo

Release Date 19.05.2016 San Antonio/Texas. 17-year-old Layla just got the letter confirming her college scholarship when she finds out she is pregnant. In her debut picture Micah Magee follows the path of her young heroine with compassion and an eye for detail. read more


Release Date 10.04.2014 Chris Wright and Stefan Kolbe accompany a group of young vicars to a Protestant seminar in Wittenberg. They document how these men and women, for over a year, grapple with themselves, each other, and their faith. Documentary. read more

Phantom Thread

Release Date 01.02.2018 An opulently filmed gothic romance about a perfectionist fashion designer (Daniel Day-Lewis) and his young lover Alma who dares to defy the master. read more


Release Date 25.09.2014 Germany 1945/46. Holocaust survivor Nelly returns heavily disfigured to Berlin and searches for her husband Johnny. When she finds him Johnny doesn’t recognize her but he proposes a deal. Nelly is to pretend that she is his wife so that they can ... read more

Piazzolla – The Years of the Shark

Release Date 07.11.2019 An intimate portrait of tango revolutionary Astor Piazzola in super 8 family films, recordings of conversations with his daughter Diana from the 80s, and current stories from his son Daniel.

Playing God

Release Date 08.02.2018 A documentary about reparations lawyer Kenneth Feinberg who managed the victim support fund after 9/11 and decided over the amount of bonuses for bankers and collective pension cuts for employees after the financial crisis. read more

Playland USA

Release Date 26.09.2019 The essay film by Benjamin Schindler and Jan Wilde sees the US as a country in which reality and illusion is becoming less and less distinguishable. read more

Poesia sin fin

Release Date 19.07.2018 In the second part of his surreal and exuberant autobiography, Alejandro Jodorowsky depicts the young artist cutting ties with his father and him becoming a poet. read more

Pope Francis – A Man of his Word

Release Date 14.06.2018 Wim Wenders filmed a documentary about the current pope on behalf of the Vatican. He searches for references to his namesake Francis of Assisi who preached about modesty and humbleness and also lived that way. read more

Postcards From London

Release Date 13.12.2018 Jim goes to London searching for adventure and gets involved with the “Raconteurs,“ a group of elegant male escorts. They take Jim under their wings and train him to become a master of “post-coital conversation.“ read more


Release Date 29.08.2019 19-year-old pianist David is accepted to a music academy and is on the verge of something great, but the pressure he puts on himself keeps getting bigger. read more


Release Date 30.10.2014 England 1984. Based on true events, PRIDE tells the story of an unusual friendship between a group of lesbian and gay activists and a mining community in Wales. read more

Promised Land

Release Date 19.04.2018 The journey with Elvis‘ rolls royce across the US connects the portrait of a musician with an inventory of US society today. read more


Release Date 06.06.2019 PUSH follows Leilani Farha, UN Special Rapporteur on Adequate Housing on her travels and explains how global finance is the root cause of exploding rents in cities all over the globe. read more


Queen and Slim

Release Date 09.01.2020 QUEEN & SLIM is the rare film that feels both important and super cool. read more

Queen of Earth

Release Date 05.05.2016 After a traumatic experience, two good friends meet for their annual vacation at an idyllic lake house. The period of recuperation soon spirals into personal disintegration. read more

Queen of the Desert

Release Date 03.09.2015 Biopic of the British explorer, writer, spy and archaeologist Gertrude Bell, who traveled the Near East extensively in the beginning of the twentieth century and became instrumental in the re-shaping of the Arab world after World War I. read more

Queercore: How to Punk a Revolution

Release Date 07.12.2017 From 1985 to 1991, Bruce LaBruce and G.B. Jones published the queer punk fanzine “J.D.s“. Since there was no queer punk scene in Toronto, they were inspired by Guy Debord‘s situationist manifesto “The Spectacle and its Society“ and started ... read more


Rabbi Wolff

Release Date 14.04.2016 Willy Wolff trained to be a Rabbi when he was 53. Now he is 88 and still practicing, constantly moving between his London home and his parishes in Rostock, Schwerin and Wismar, as well as between Berlin, Tel Aviv and Brooklyn. read more


Release Date 28.07.2016 RACE tells the story of Jesse Owens, four time gold medal winner in the 1936 Olympic Games in Berlin. The film details the relatively short period from Owens first encounter with his coach Larry Snyder at Ohio State University to his spectacular ... read more


Release Date 31.01.2019 Kena and Ziki are two young women from Nairobi who fall in love – despite their different personalities, rival families, and the people in their environment who can‘t wait to badmouth them. read more

Raving Iran

Release Date 29.09.2016 Arash and Anoosh are Deep-House-DJ’s in Teheran organizing raves in remote desert locations. Back in Teheran, they struggle with absurd prohibitions and regulations until they get a call from Zurich. read more

Ray & Liz

Release Date 09.05.2019 Photographer Richard Billingham’s directorial debut is a starkly brutal yet beautiful memoir. read more


Release Date 13.12.2018 The documentary reconstructs Ruth Bader Ginsberg‘s aka “The Notorious RBG‘s“ path to the Supreme Coart and becoming a role model with medial flashbacks and interviews. read more

Red Joan

Release Date 04.07.2019 85-year old Joan Stanley (Judi Dench) enjoys retirement in a peaceful London suburb when the MI5 knocks on her door. It turns out, the old lady used to work as a spy for Russia. Based on the real life story of Melita Norwood. read more

Reggae Boyz

Release Date 03.05.2018 In the documentary REGGAE BOYZ German Winnie Schäfer is preparing the Jamaican national team for the 2014 world championship qualifications. All the hopes rest on local hero Jermaine “Tuffy“ Anderson. read more


Release Date 12.05.2016 Tom gets hit on the head by an object that fell from the sky. After being released from the hospital, he receives 8.5 million pounds as compensation and uses the money to recreate the visions in his head. Everything has to be in place: cats on the ... read more


Release Date 22.01.2015 Cheyenne Picardo's film REMEDY is a cinematic autobiography that revolves around the relationship between the sex worker Remedy and her clients and the feelings around these encounters. read more


Release Date 31.12.2015 In Atom Egoyans old school thriller the former pianist Zev (Christopher Plummer), who is suffering from dementia, undertakes to find the Nazis that killed his family. read more

Remember Your Name, Babylon

Release Date 01.12.2016 REMEMBER YOUR NAME, BABYLON shows life at the border of a huge tomato plantation in Almeria. Immigrants are waiting for work, papers, and news in shanty towns made of wooden pallets and plastic foil. read more

Renzo Piano, an Architect for Santander

Release Date 04.04.2019 Celebrity architect Renzo Piano built the “Centro Botín“ in Santander. The pleasantly calm documentary by Carlos Saura gives enlightening insights behind the curtains of a big construction project. read more


Release Date 03.03.2016 The new independent comedy by Andrew Bujalski (COMPUTER CHESS) explores the alien universe of a fitness studio and its bizarre clients. read more

Return to Montauk

Release Date 11.05.2017 Max (Stellan Skarsgard) is an overconfident writer with a wife, Clara, who loves and admires him. He meets his old flame Rebecca (Nina Hoss) during a stay in New York. read more

Revolution of Sound. Tangerine Dream

Release Date 07.09.2017 A documentary about Edgar Froese and his electronic Berlin band Tangerine Dream. read more


Release Date 19.11.2015 RIVERBANKS tells a subtle love story from the banks of the river Evros that separates Greece and Turkey. Yannis, a soldier who clears leftover mines from the Cypriot War of 1974, falls for Chryssa who smuggles children over the Evros into Greece. read more

Rock the Kasbah

Release Date 24.03.2016 Bill Murray plays music producer Richie Lanz who is stuck in Afghanistan. When he discovers the talented Salima, he decides to help her compete in the men-only casting show “Afghan Star”. read more


Release Date 30.05.2019 The ultimate Elton John musical: prioritizing energy and fun over historical accuracy. ROCKETMAN gaily races through the life of Elton John from his youth until 1983. read more

Roman J. Israel, Esq.

Release Date 19.04.2018 Lawyer and activist Roman Israel has been working as the man behind the curtain in an office for decades. When his partner dies, he has to reorient himself, but stubborn, finicky Roman J. Israel is not very good with people. read more


Release Date 17.03.2016 Joy and her Son Jack are kept in a small room by Joy’s kidnapper. Jack was born in this room, and Joy pretends that the room is the only thing that really exists in the world. But Jack is getting too old for this illusion. read more


Release Date 25.05.2017 Mothers and daughters: On her wedding day Unn Tove finds an abandoned baby on the toilet and hands it to the authorities. 16 years later teenager Rosemari is looking for her biological mother and meets Unn who helps her with her search. read more

Rückenwind von vorn

Release Date 15.03.2018 A career, family planning, a bigger apartment. Charlie is a Berliner in her mid 20s and her life is just beginning to take shape. A too rigid shape. read more

Ryuichi Sakamoto: Coda

Release Date 12.07.2018 Ryuichi Sakamoto was part of the Yellow Magic Orchestra in the 70s and later became a Japanese pop superstar, an experimental musician, and a film composer (receiving an Oscar for THE LAST EMPEROR). He explains the motifs of his music with ... read more


Salt and Fire

Release Date 08.12.2016 In Werner Herzog’s wild apocalyptic or world saving scenario a scientist is kidnapped while researching a huge environmental catastrophe and finds himself in the middle of a salt lake with two blind children… read more

Schau mich nicht so an

Release Date 16.06.2016 In her strange, uncompromising debut feature director Uisenma Borchu plays Hedi, a young woman living out her radically promiscuous, disturbing and liberating independence. read more


Release Date 12.09.2019 15 year old Elisa and her seemingly ice-cold new friend Anthea secretly shoot embarrassing videos of their classmates and post them online – as revenge on those who did the same to them. read more


Release Date 24.04.2014 Professor Bruno Beltrame (Fabrizio Bentivoglio) discovers that the hopeless pupil he is tutoring, Luca (Filippo Scicchitano), is actually his son. He is then asked to look after him for six months. The teenager’s life motto is “chill out.” read more


Release Date 20.09.2018 SEARCHING plays out entirely on a laptop screen. David Kim‘s relationship with his daughter has become more distant since her mother‘s death. When his daughter disappears without a trace, he desparately tries to reconstruct what could have ... read more

Searching Eva

Release Date 14.11.2019 Eva is what is called an “influencer,“ a term that is often used disparagingly. But you could also say: she is an artist with internet access. read more


Release Date 26.03.2020 SEBERG tells the story of actress Jean Seberg (BREATHLESS), who was driven to numerous suicide attemps by J. Edgar Hoover‘s FBI because she was involved with the black civil rights movement and the Black Panther party. read more

Seduced and Abandoned

Release Date 10.07.2014 Actor Alec Baldwin and director James Toback go to Cannes to look for rich people to finance their film idea “The last tango in Tikrit, which is inspired by Bernardo Bertolucci’s infamous LAST TANGO IN PARIS. read more

Selbstkritik eines bürgerlichen Hundes

Release Date 08.06.2017 While searching for love and solidarity, director Julian Radlmeier’s alter ego stumbles along the exploiter’s apple plantation. A “burlesque essay film” about Marxism, Franz von Assissi, and Berlin’s intellectual milieu. read more


Release Date 19.02.2015 Summer 1965: During the fight for voter rights in practice and not just on paper, Martin Luther King and his campaigners organize peaceful protests in Selma. The (white) police force respond with brutal force. read more


Release Date 18.12.2014 North Carolina in the late 1920s. When George Pemberton meets the wild and ambitious Serena he believes he has found his equal. Together they begin to build a timber empire in the remote Smoky Mountains. A dark and epic tale by Danish director ... read more

Seven Sisters

Release Date 12.10.2017 A strict one-child rule has been introduced because the world population has exploded and resources are dwindling. The septuplets Monday, Tuesday, and so on pretend to be one person in order not to get caught. read more

Shape of Water

Release Date 15.02.2018 Sally Hawkins saves the “Creature from the Black Lagoon” in Guillermo del Toro’s nostalgic Cannes-winner. read more

Shavua ve Yom

Release Date 11.05.2017 Eyal and Vicky buried their 25 year old son 7 days ago. Vicky wants to slowly get back to her life after the traditional week of grieving. Eyal, on the other hand, smokes medical marijuana that he swiped from the hospital with the neighbor’s son… read more

She's Funny That Way

Release Date 20.08.2015 In Peter Bogdonvich’s new screwball comedy Izzy (Imogen Poots), callgirl and wannabe actress, upsets the complex web of relationships surrounding the famous director and former client of Izzy Albert Albertson (Owen Wilson). read more

She's Lost Control

Release Date 14.05.2015 Ronah works as a sex surrogate. As her own fleeting relationships provide no stability, her demanding work begins to slowly take over her life. When she falls in love with a patient, her hold on reality starts to slip away. read more

Shirley – Visionen der Realität: Der Maler Edward Hopper in 13 Bildern

Release Date 18.09.2014 In thirteen single take tableaus SHIRLEY - VISIONS OF REALITY by experimental film maker Gustav Deutsch reimagines thirteen paintings by Edward Hopper. The film explores the spaces that the paintings merely suggest. read more

Shot in the Dark

Release Date 19.01.2017 SHOT IN THE DARK depicts three photographers who all have something in common besides producing unusual work: they are blind. read more

Shut Up and Play the Piano

Release Date 20.09.2018 Punk and a pianist, provocateur and pop star: opinions about Chilly Gonzales tend to greatly differ. A portrait. read more


Release Date 19.03.2020 Clint tends a bar in the snowy sticks of possibly Canada. But his journey leads him into himself, towards his past, his regrets and the women he loved. read more


Release Date 04.02.2016 During her Italian holiday Sibylle stumbles across the body of a woman who looks like her. It is only the first of a series of disturbing incidents that begin to threaten Sibylle's mental stability. read more


Release Date 01.10.2015 DEA agent Kate is transferred to a secret task force that is part of the „War on Drugs“ on the Mexican border. Her role on this strange team is unclear and the role of the South American lawyer Alejandro is even more dubious. read more


Release Date 27.04.2017 17 year old Paula is caught between the love definition of Bovary and Proust in French class and between shy Charlotte and extroverted Lilli in her private life. The winner of the 2017 Max Ophüls Prize. read more


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Silvana – Väck mig när ni vaknat

Release Date 23.08.2018 Silvana Imam, a Swedish hip hop artist with Lithuanian-Syrian roots, goes from being an underground icon to being a star with her feminist songs. The publicity also increases the pressure. read more

Sing Street

Release Date 26.05.2016 Ireland in the mid-Eighties. 14-year-old Conor decides to form a band as a way of escaping the Irish depression but mostly to impress cool Raphina. read more


Release Date 03.10.2019 Jamie Bell plays skinhead Bryon Widner who was raised to become the crown prince of Nazi terrorist group “Vinlanders Social Club“ by a backwoods neo-Nazi couple before leaving the scene with the help of Black activist Daryle Jenkins. read more

Slow West

Release Date 30.07.2015 In this postmodern western Jay (Kodi Smit-McPhee), a young Scottish emigrant, travels to the West to find his girl. He pays a ruthless bounty hunter (Michael Fassbender) to protect him. read more


Release Date 22.09.2016 Oliver Stone’s SNOWDEN presents the story of the world’s most famous whistleblower as a thriller with a very patriotic hero. Stone makes it very clear that global surveillance and cyberwarfare threatens the life of every individual. read more

So long, my son

Release Date 14.11.2019 A Chinese family epic spanning three decades. The private and the political meld together at a time of constant change. read more

So was von da

Release Date 16.08.2018 It‘s New Year‘s Eve and Oskar has to close his music club on the Reeperbahn. Everyone is there and goes wild one last time on the very last club night. read more

Solnetchniye dni

Release Date 03.04.2014 A young man roams forlornly through the streets of Almaty in eastern Kazakhstan. His landlady, the woman at the employment agency, his best friend – they all slam the door in his face. Nothing helps but to wait for “sunny days” to come. read more


Release Date 29.06.2017 Stefan from Bochum moved to Munich a while ago and now he is returning for his father’s funeral. It is supposed to be a short visit, but the Ruhr area offers up all its charm in order to keep Stefan there. read more

Song from the Forest

Release Date 11.09.2014 For three decades Louis Sardo has been living with the Bayaka people in Central Africa. He loves their music, of which he has made hundreds of recordings, he speaks their language and has a native son. Documentary. read more

Song from the Sea

Release Date 24.12.2015 SONG FROM THE SEA, told in beautiful, hand painted animated images is the story of a brother and a sister who go through a series of adventures inspired by Irish folk tales and finally become friends. read more

Song to Song

Release Date 25.05.2017 Terrence Malick’s most recent stream-of-consciousness feature is centered on a love triangle set against the Texan music scene that’s above all about one thing: the human need for physical touch. read more

Sorry We Missed You

Release Date 30.01.2020 Ken Loach takes the ‘I Incorporated‘ world to task: Ricky Turner from Newcastle becomes a self-employed parcel carrier. If everything goes well, he and his wife Abbie, an outpatient geriatric nurse, can pay off their little house…. read more


Release Date 17.04.2014 “There shouldn’t be any rules, least of all for the accordion.” In this documentary, Finland’s most famous accordion player Kimmo Pohjonen takes this motto to heart and plays his instrument under water or in a boxing ring. read more

Southside With You

Release Date 15.09.2016 In its best moments this tender account of the very first date of Michelle and Barack Obama is reminiscent of Linklater’s first date movie BEFORE SUNRISE and has a Nouvelle Vague lightness. read more

Soy Nero

Release Date 10.11.2016 19 year old Nero joins the army to profit from the ”Dream Act“ which offers enlisted immigrants the chance to gain the right of residency in the US. read more

SPK Komplex

Release Date 19.04.2018 The Socialist Patient Collective began as an alternative therapy group for psychiatric patients that were also critical of society in 1970. The ex-members being interviewed aren‘t in agreement about how contact between SPK and RAF was made. read more


Release Date 25.02.2016 In 2002 the Boston Globe’s investigative „Spotlight“ unit uncovers the sexual abuse of young community members by Catholic priests and the systematic decade-long cover-up by the Church. read more

St. Vincent De Van Nuys

Release Date 08.01.2015 Bill Murray plays Vincent, a grumpy old wino and gambler, who starts to babysit a small boy because he desperately needs the money. Not Bill Murray’s best film but boasting a terrific cast and some lovely set pieces. read more

Stan & Ollie

Release Date 09.05.2019 When Stan Laurel and Oliver Hardy embark on a theater tour across Britain in 1953, their glory days seem to be behind them and their artistic relationship is also strained. read more

Steve Jobs

Release Date 12.11.2015 Based on the Walter Isaacson’s authorized biography, Danny Boyle (SLUMDOG MILLIONAIRE, TRAINSPOTTING, 127 HOURS) and screenwriter Aaron Sorkin (WEST WING, THE SOCIAL NETWORK) have tackled some fast-paced and very amusing parts of the life and ... read more

Still Alice

Release Date 05.03.2015 Julianne Moore plays a woman diagnosed with early-onset Alzheimer’s. Linear, but also loose, with numerous leaps in time, weeks and months are compressed together is the way the film depicts Alice’s progressive mental decline, but also the ... read more

Still Life

Release Date 04.09.2014 The last case of a gentle man who arranges funerals for people who died without relatives leads him closer to his own passions than ever before. read more

Stiller Sommer

Release Date 10.04.2014 Three family members and a stranger clash in Nana Neul’s summer film set in a vacation home in southern France. New romantic liaisons are made and old secrets come to light. read more

Stop the Pounding Heart

In almost documentary images, STOP THE POUNDING HEART tells of Sara, a 14-year-old girl growing up in an extremely religious family in America's 'Bible belt', who tentatively starts to doubt her way of living. read more


Release Date 19.04.2018 Jeff Bauman lost both of his lower legs in the Boston Marathon attack in 2013 and became a symbolic figure of US resistance against his will. read more


Release Date 13.09.2018 Hobby sailor Rike sees an overcrowded refugee boat that is about to sink off the coast of Africa. The coastguard demands that Rike should stay away and promises to send help, but no rescue boats are coming. read more


Release Date 02.08.2018 A MI6 agent pretending to be a hydraulic engineer and a deep-sea researcher fall in love on the Norman beach. He is then captured by Islamists and she submerges in the Nordic Sea. read more


Release Date 09.11.2017 SUBURBICON tells the story of the disintegration of a model family and a model suburb in 1950s America from the prespective of a young boy. The screenplay is written by the Coen brothers and the film is directed by Goerge Clooney. read more


Release Date 04.02.2016 SUFFRAGETTE follows the trajectory of Maud Watts (Carey Mulligan), a laundry worker and young mother, who turns from interested bystander into a committed suffragette standing at the side of bomb-laying Edith Ellyn (Helena Bonham-Carter). read more

Suite francaise

Release Date 14.01.2016 With her husband missing in action during WWII, French villager Lucille (Michelle Williams) has to shelter a German officer (Matthias Schoenaerts) and falls in love with him. An Adaptation of Irène Némirovsky’s bestselling novel. read more


Release Date 01.12.2016 Clint Eastwood tells the spectacular tale of the emergency landing of flight 1549 on the Hudson River from the perspective of down-to-earth pilot “Sully” Sullenberger played by Tom Hanks with calm integrity. read more

Sume – Mumisitsinerup Nipaa

Release Date 21.01.2016 In 1973 the rock band Sumé released the first album in the Greenlandic language and became the sound of the Greenlandic student movement demanding autonomy from Denmark. read more

Summers Downstairs

Release Date 29.10.2015 Layabout Matthi has moved into his rich parents' holiday cottage with his girlfriend and her son in the South of France. Tensions rise when his brother turns up to spend his holidays in the house, in this very well observed summer comedy. read more

Sunset over Mulholland Drive

Release Date 23.05.2019 They were once the backbone of Hollywood, but they never stood in the limelight: director Uli Gaulke portrays residents of a Hollywood nursing home, the “Motion Picture & Television Country House and Hospital“. read more

Super Dark Times

Release Date 02.11.2017 Philips deals with the loss of a boyhood friendship and the emotionally brutal consequences of young love under the guise of a nightmarish paranoid thriller. read more

Supermensch: The Legend of Shep Gordon

Release Date 18.09.2014 At heart Mike Myers' documentary is a loving, humorous homage to the mainly unknown and hugely gifted music manager Shep Gordon who managed Alice Cooper and Groucho Marx and invented the "celebrity chef". read more


Release Date 15.11.2018 A strange dance school, brutal murders, a coven. Luca Guadagnino‘s eagerly awaited new adaptation of Dario Argento‘s horror classic. read more

Sweet Country

Release Date 27.09.2018 SWEET COUNTRY is an Australian western from an Aboriginal perspective, written and directed by Aboriginal artists. read more

Swiss Army Man

Release Date 13.10.2016 On a lonely island a depressed young man played by Paul Dano meets a farting corpse played by Daniel Radcliffe. He teaches the corpse how to speak and they become friends. read more


Release Date 05.09.2019 Cryptic, associative, fast-paced, physical, and generally extreme: young Israeli Yoav (Tom Mercier) tries to shed his cultural identity and become French in Paris. The 2019 Golden Bear winner. read more

System Crasher

Release Date 19.09.2019 9 year old Benni has been kicked out of every foster home. Anger management trainer Micha tries to help Benni with a lot of personal investment, but he begins to lose his professional distance. read more


T2 Trainspotting

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Release Date 07.07.2016 A colorful transgender Christmas face on the streets of LA: Sin-Dee, just out of prison, is hunting down her cheating boyfriend Chester while Alexandra does her best to stop them from having an all too dramatic reunion. read more

Tao Jie – Ein einfaches Leben

Release Date 24.04.2014 Ah Tao worked for Roger’s family for over 60 years and four generations, raising both him and his siblings. When she has a stroke and has to be put into long-term care, the old routines change for everybody. read more

Taste of Cement

Release Date 24.05.2018 Numerous Syrian refugees work on construction sites in Beirut. Ziad Kalthoums‘ essay film combines the voiceover of a worker with the machine sounds of the construction site, music, images of war, and the roars of the sea and assembles a ... read more


Release Date 23.07.2015 Iranian director Jafar Panahi is banned from his profession for 20 years and cannot leave the country. He made his newest film, Berlinale winner TAXI TEHERAN as a taxi driver, with a dashboard camera. TAXI TEHERAN is an ode to the people of Teheran ... read more

Tehran Taboo

Release Date 16.11.2017 TEHRAN TABOO, which was filmed with rotoscoped images in order to protect the cast, is about the lives of young people living in Tehran whose private lives are in conflict with the system. read more

Terror at the Opera

Release Date 05.01.2017 Insecure Betty steps in for the opera diva Maria Cecova in a modern interpretation of Verdi’s “Macbeth”. Her performance is a success, but a serial killer starts terrorizing the cast. A late Giallo by the Italian master of artful fetishistic ... read more


Release Date 01.05.2014 San Francisco 1985. Frankie is starting his career as a modern dancer. TEST gives a precise snapshot of the 1980s when androgynous was hip, and dancing and drugs the most important way to avoid the fear in the early years of the AIDS epidemic. read more

That Sugar Film

Release Date 29.10.2015 Damon Gameau explores what the Australian teenager’s average sugar intake does to his body and supports his experiment with a wealth of facts about sugar. read more

The 33

Release Date 11.02.2016 Five years ago 33 mine workers were trapped in a Chilean gold and cupper mine in the Atacama desert. THE 33 is a straight forward dramatization of the spectacular rescue operation which ensued. read more

The Aftermath

Release Date 11.04.2019 Hamburg, right after the war. British officer‘s wife Rachel (Keira Knightley) hates the Germans and the fact that she has to share the requisitioned villa with its previous owner, a charming German architect (Alexander Skarsgård). read more

The Apparition

Release Date 13.12.2018 Experienced and war traumatized journalist Jacques is sent by the Vatican to head an investigative commission meant to get to the bottom of a Marian apparition in rural southern France. read more

The Babadook

Release Date 07.05.2015 The little son of a single mother finds a book about THE BABADOOK, a monster that comes knocking and that will not disappear. He is scared of the monster at all times. The mother tries to fight his fears, but more and more she too feels an evil ... read more

The Beach Bum

Release Date 28.03.2019 He used to be a poet and dreamt of writing the Great American novel, then Moondog created a life for himself that‘s comfortable, like one long, warm sunset. read more

The Beatles: Eight Days a Week – The Touring Years

Release Date 15.09.2016 Ron Howard’s documentary shows excerpts of Beatles live shows from 1963 to 1966, the year when the band decided not to perform in public anymore. The film also chronicles the band’s story during the height of Beatlemania. read more

The Big Short

Release Date 14.01.2016 The misanthropic broker Michael Burry sees the big crash coming and starts taking out bets against the supposedly safe real estate market. When his colleagues smell the rat they want a share too. read more

The Big Sick

Release Date 16.11.2017 A charming US indie comedy about a Pakistani-American comedian who only realizes his ex is “the one“ when she‘s in a coma. The film knows when it's in danger of becoming cheesy and knows how to avoid it. read more

The Biggest Little Farm

Release Date 11.07.2019 A couple wishes to do their bit for a better global future by starting an organic farm in California. They have a rocky road ahead. read more

The Birth of a Nation

Release Date 13.04.2017 Film pioneer D.W. Griffith’s THE BIRTH OF A NATION was the first feature-length film that had its own fully developed film language – a racist concoction. Director Nate Parker tells the story of the 1831 slave uprising led by Nat Turner anew ... read more

The Bloom of Yesterday

Release Date 12.01.2017 Historian Toto Blumen and his overstrung French intern Zazi work in the Central Office for the Investigation of National Socialist Crimes in Ludwigsburg. The two make up the most delightful screwball couple German cinema has had in years. read more

The Book Of Life

Release Date 12.02.2015 Both the young Mariachi Manolo and his best friend, the folk hero Joaquin woo for the hand of the self-confident Maria. The winner decides who is going to rule the kingdom of the dead: the colourful goddess La Muerta or the devious Xibalba. read more

The Bookshop

Release Date 10.05.2018 England in the 1950s. Florence Green has a big dream. She wants to open a bookshop in the small fishing village Hardborough. Her friendly and brave untertaking is met with unexpected resistance from the local cultural elite. read more

The Chairs Game

Alice is forced to do a course on job application. There are a thousand ways to break an unemployed person's spirit and a thousand ways to hide the shame. read more


Release Date 28.05.2015 The chambermaid Lynn really likes to clean. Sometimes she lies under the bed of guests to experience intimacy. With the utmost respect Ingo Haeb follows in his adaptation of the novel THE CHAMBERMAID by Markus Orth the path the main character takes ... read more

The Children Act

Release Date 30.08.2018 Emma Thompson plays a family court judge whose private life is in shambles and loses her professional distance because of it. An adaptation of the novel “The Children Act“ by Ian McEwan. read more

The Circle

Release Date 07.09.2017 An adaptation of Dave Eggers bestseller: in the very near future a global tech company called “The Circle” which unifies the services of Google, Apple, Amazon, Facebook, and Twitter, is in the process of becoming a seamless control and ... read more

The Cleaners – Im Schatten der Netzwelt

Release Date 17.05.2018 The documentary portrays content moderators who look at thousands of pictures and videos on facebook, twitter, and instagram day after day and decide whether they have to be deleted or censored. read more

The Cut

Release Date 16.10.2014 Fatih Akin concludes his trilogy about Love, Death and the Devil with the epic story of the Armenian blacksmith Nazaret Mamoolian's search for his daughters after the Armenian genocide in 1915. read more

The Danish Girl

Release Date 07.01.2016 Tom Hooper’s (THE KING’S SPEECH) lavish reimagining of the life of Lili Elbe, one of the first transsexuals ever to undergo sex reassignment surgery. read more

The Darkest Hour

Release Date 18.01.2018 The Germans captured Belgium in May 1940, France is on the brink of surrendering, and the Nazi invasion in England is foreseeable. England‘s prime minister Winston Churchill is faced with a decision of either continuing an almost hopeless war or ... read more

The Daughter

Release Date 27.10.2016 A resentful son causes two families to implode. An intense adaptation of Henrik Ibsen’s play “The Wild Duck” starring Geoffrey Rush as patriarch Henry. read more

The Dead Don't Die

Release Date 13.06.2019 Even though the name of the US president isn‘t mentioned, demagogue Trump, his followers, and the insidious decay of values and moral inevitably come to mind in Jarmusch‘s meta zombie film. read more

The Death of Stalin

Release Date 29.03.2018 Armando Iannucci turns the political scramble surrounding the leadership after Stalin‘s death into a hilarious satire. read more

The Decent One

Release Date 18.09.2014 Heinrich Himmler, an early member of the NSDAP, later SS Reich leader, and in the last years of the war the Minister of the Interior, was a central figure in the Nazi terror apparatus and a key architect of the “Final Solution”. Using personal ... read more

The Dinner

Release Date 08.06.2017 Two couples – played by Steve Coogan, Laura Linney, Richard Gere, and Rebecca Hall – meet for a luxurious 7 course menu. In reality, the dinner is an emergency meeting: their sons attacked a defenseless homeless woman. read more

The Disappearance of Eleanor Rigby: Them

Release Date 27.11.2014 The story of a couple trying to reclaim the life and love they once knew and pick up the pieces of the past. read more

The Disaster Artist

Release Date 01.02.2018 THE DISASTER ARTIST is about the genesis of the “best worst film of all time,“ THE ROOM, by writer-director-actor-producer Tommy Wiseau. read more

The Drop

Release Date 04.12.2014 Tom Hardy is Bob Saginowski, a New York bartender who through no fault of his own becomes involved with the Chechen mafia. A slow moving character driven thriller with a classic feel and a surprising twist. read more

The Duke of Burgundy

Release Date 03.12.2015 Taking place in a remote time and place vaguely reminiscent of the beginning of the last century THE DUKE OF BURGUNDY gently follows the shifting power relations of two female butterfly specialists in a loving sadomasochistic relationship. read more

The Endless

Release Date 09.08.2018 Justin and Aaron, played by directors Justin Benson and Aaron Moorhead, fled from a UFO suicide cult as children. When Justin convinces his brother to visit the cult one more time, they notice that the members haven‘t aged a day. read more

The Etruscan Smile

Release Date 12.04.2018 Arthur Cohn’s adaptation of the Spanish bestselling novel transports the story about a grumpy old guy finds unexpected joy in spending time with his small grandson from Milano to San Francisco. read more

The Evil Dead

Release Date 09.03.2017 Sam Raimi’s legendary 80s cult horror film that involves a cabin in the woods, teenagers, demons, and amazing play dough splatter effects was banned for decades and can finally be shown in German cinemas. read more

The Eyes of My Mother

Release Date 02.02.2017 Francesca’s mother is murdered by a serial killer. The young woman traps the murderer in a barn and develops strange obsessions. read more

The Farewell

Release Date 19.12.2019 Billi is a young New Yorker who loves her grandmother in China very much. When Nai Nai gets cancer, the family doesn‘t want to tell her anything and hastily organize a wedding instead so that everyone can see Nai Nai again. read more

The Farewell Party

Release Date 24.09.2015 A dark comedy about a group of elderly people in assisted living that designs a machine for assisted euthanasia in order to “help” their friends. When the wife of the inventor begins to show symptoms of Alzheimer's, she demands to die as well…. read more

The Favourite

Release Date 24.01.2019 No one has filmed malice, lies, deception as wonderfully as Yorgos Lanthimos has in THE FAVOURITE in a long time. read more

The Florence Foster Jenkins Story

Release Date 10.11.2016 Part fiction part documentary, THE FLORENCE FOSTER JENKINS STORY tells the life of the "world's worst singer" in a spectacularly campy way. The singer is played by real life opera star Joyce DiDonato. read more

The Florida Project

Release Date 15.03.2018 Moonee lives in a hotel on the highway right before Disneyland with her 22 year old mother Halley. While the adults fight to survive, Moonee and her kid gang are having a great time. read more

The Forbidden Room

Release Date 07.04.2016 In THE FORBIDDEN ROOM Guy Maddin, the great Canadian magician of surreal cinema, resurrects lost and forgotten storylines and compiles them making a meandering, wild and hypnotic cinematic trip. read more

The Forecaster

Release Date 07.05.2015 A documentary about the glamorous American economic analyst Martin Armstrong and his astonishingly accurate prognoses on the economic development of various countries. read more

The Founder

Release Date 20.04.2017 A biopic about businessman Ray Kroc who made a worldwide empire with McDonalds that is convincing as a half nostalgic, half analytical look at a time of upheaval in the US, the economy, and with it capitalism around the world. read more

The Front Runner

Release Date 17.01.2019 An adaptation of Matt Bais novel All Truth Is Out with a fantastic cast about the rise and fall of two-time US presidential candidate Gary Hart who stumbled due to his extramarital affair in the late 80s. read more

The Girl King

Release Date 21.07.2016 Mika Kaurismäki paints a clever and unconventional portrait of Queen Kristina of Sweden, one of the most influential European leaders of the 17th century. read more

The Girl with all the Gifts

Release Date 09.02.2017 Melanie is the most talented among the few children who developed signs of intelligence in spite of their infection with a zombie fungus. Her brain is the last hope for a small group of people who make their way through the infested lands. read more

The Good Liar

Release Date 28.11.2019 Ian McKellen plays con man Roy, who meets recently widowed Betty, played by Helen Mirren. read more

The Greatest Showman On Earth

Release Date 04.01.2018 An all-singing, all-dancing biography about circus impresario P.T. Barnum (Hugh Jackman) and his rise to fame. About as nutritious and addictive as a large tub of buttered popcorn. read more

The Green Prince

Release Date 27.11.2014 Two people tell their shared story over one and a half hours: Mosab Hassan Yousef, the spy known as “The Green Prince” who for years was the most important source for the Israeli secret service, and his Israeli contact person Gonen Ben Yitzhak. read more

The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society

Release Date 09.08.2018 The letters of pig breeder Dawsey have lured Juliet to Guernsey where she uncovers the secret of the “Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Society“. A historical romance. read more

The Hallow

Release Date 31.12.2015 In his home-invasion-meets-creature-horror debut Corin Hardy sends a young couple into the Irish woods where “the hallow” live and take revenge on anyone who dares trespass into their territory. read more

The Happy Film

Release Date 05.01.2017 Stefan Sagmeister, a cover art designer for The Rolling Stones, tests three methods to regain his happiness: meditation in a monastery, therapy and drugs. read more

The Happy Prince

Release Date 24.05.2018 Rupert Everett depicts the last years of Oscar Wilde‘s stay in France after being released from prison as a fever dream where memories and recurring fairy tale stories of the happy prince blend together. read more

The Hateful Eight

Release Date 28.01.2016

The History of Love

Release Date 20.07.2017 Young Leo wrote his beloved Alma a book before the war broke out. Years later, Leo is a lonely, cranky old man in New York. A young New York girl who doesn’t believe in love comes across Leo’s manuscript by accident. read more

The House That Jack Built

Release Date 29.11.2018 A serial killer, Jack, tells a listener named Serge about his murders which he views as his work and art. read more

The Image Book

Release Date 04.04.2019 Jean Luc Godard‘s THE IMAGE BOOK is a testament, a collage, a modern poem about film and reality, representation and democracy, politics and revolution, and control and life. read more

The Island of Hungry Ghosts

Release Date 17.10.2019 Gabrielle Brady‘s award-winning documentary about the Christmas Island follows the work of trauma therapist Poh Lin Lee, who treats interned refugees from the Australian camps. read more

The Killing of a Sacred Deer

Release Date 28.12.2017 A doctor couple with two great children. A fatherless teenager with a mission. An old secret. After THE LOBSTER, Greek director Yorgos Lanthimos depicts the destruction of a middle-class family in his newest nightmare. read more

The Kindness of Strangers

Release Date 12.12.2019 A group of lonely souls find each other in a Christmassy, snowy New York. read more

The Lady in the Van

Release Date 14.04.2016 When writer Alan Bennett moved to Camden Town in London in the 1970s, old Miss Shepherd and the old van in which she lived were already there. One day he allowed her to park her van in his driveway. She remained there for 15 years. read more

The Last Movie

Release Date 27.12.2018 Dennis Hopper’s legendarily maligned, long-lost followup to EASY RIDER returns in a newly restored edition. read more

The Last Word

Release Date 13.04.2017 Harriet Lauler (Shirley MacLaine) is a control freak. She assigns the obituary writer of her local paper (Amanda Seyfried) to write her obituary while she’s still alive. The problem is that no one, absolutely no one, has anything good to say about ... read more

The Leisure Seeker

Release Date 04.01.2018 Helen Mirren and Donald Sutherland play Ella and John, an older married couple who are still in love and decide to take a trip in an old mobile home named “Leisure Seeker.“ Their children are shocked and worried because John has Alzheimer‘s. read more

The Lighthouse

Release Date 28.11.2019 THE LIGHTHOUSE, a film about two men whose assignment as lighthouse keepers on a lonely rock island takes longer than planned, till food and alcohol becomes scarce, pulls you into a sense of impending doom and doesn’t let up. read more

The Little Death

Release Date 09.04.2015 The directorial debut of Australian actor Josh Lawson. A film about the sexual proclivities of four couples and their ensuing relationship problems. Common fantasies like erotic role playing meet obscure sexual fetishes. And right in the middle of ... read more

The Lodge

Release Date 06.02.2020 The first US film from Austrian directing duo Severin Fiala and Veronika Franz (GOODNIGHT MOMMY). Two children drive to a mountain cabin with their soon-to-be stepmother. Mysterious things happen. read more

The Look of Silence

Release Date 01.10.2015 Joshua Oppenheimer’s spectacular documentary THE ACT OF KILLING showed the perpetrators of the Indonesian “anti-communist” 1960s massacres boasting about their crimes. THE LOOK OF SILENCE documents the deafening silence in Indonesian society ... read more

The Lost City of Z

Release Date 30.03.2017 More Terrence Malick than Indiana Jones: when Colonel Percival Fawcett discovers the ruins of a lost civilization in the deepest jungles of Bolivia he is certain that he is on the track of a sensation but it takes years to get another expedition off ... read more

The Man Who Killed Don Quixote

Release Date 27.09.2018 The production on Terry Gilliam‘s most recent film kept being disrupted by calamities and legal disputes. Almost 20 years after filming began, the film about a cynical ad executive and an old cobbler who believes he is Don Quixote in coming to the ... read more

The Man Who Knew Infinity

Release Date 12.05.2016 Intuition vs proof: THE MAN WHO KNEW INFINITY fictionalizes the story of two opposed characters: Indian mathematician and autodidact Srinivasa Ramanujan (Dev Patel) and Cambridge mathematics professor G.H. Hardy (Jeremy Irons). read more

The Meddler

Release Date 14.07.2016 Energetic New York widow Manie (Susan Sarandon) moves to L.A. to allegedly support her adult daughter Lori (Rose Byrne), but in fact her real reason for moving is to fill the void that her late husband left behind. read more

The Mercy

Release Date 29.03.2018 In 1968 amateur sailor Donald Crowhurst takes part in the Sunday Golden Globe Race. The goal is to sail across the world without stopping. Things start going wrong right at the beginning, but Crowhurst cannot and will not give up. read more

The Neon Demon

Release Date 23.06.2016 THE NEON DEMON, set in L.A.’s ruthless fashion industry, is the most recent experiment in extreme stylization by Nicolas Winding-Refn (DRIVE, ONLY GOD FORGIVES). read more

The Old Man & The Gun

Release Date 28.03.2019 Forrest Tucker (Robert Redford) is a friendly older gentlemen with an unusual hobby: he likes to rob banks. He isn‘t doing it to supplement his pension. It‘s all about the thrill, the feeling of being alive. read more

The Operative

Release Date 29.08.2019 One day Rachel, a missing spy for the Mossad, reports back. A story of a woman who was deployed in increasingly more reckless ways for unknown purposes unfolds in her supervisor‘s report to his superior. read more

The Party

Release Date 27.07.2017 Janet has been elected as the health minister in the shadow cabinet of the British House of Commons and is throwing a party to celebrate. But nothing goes as planned. A lively farce with biting dialogue and an excellent cast. read more

The Peanut Butter Falcon

Release Date 19.12.2019 Two men on the lam: 22 year old Zak with Down syndrome and outsider Tyler sail towards Florida on a raft and become friends. read more

The People vs Fritz Bauer

Release Date 01.10.2015 THE PEOPLE VS FRITZ BAUER explores an episode in the life of Fritz Bauer, the Federal Prosecutor General, who was instrumental in the arrest and trial of Adolf Eichmann and who later initiated the Auschwitz trials. read more

The Post

Release Date 22.02.2018 Steven Spielberg‘s film about the publishing of the secret “Pentagon Papers“ in the Washington Post in 1971 is a passionate plea for an independent press that orients itself on facts, even when they don‘t align with one‘s own position. read more

The price of fairness

Release Date 29.06.2017 A kaleidoscopic documentary that touches on different aspects of the principle of fairness – what do people view as fair? Is fairness hereditary or acquired? The film introduces us to people from all over the world who are committed to making the ... read more

The Prince and the Dybbuk

Release Date 07.06.2018 A cinematic journey following the life of Jewish Pole Michał Waszyński. read more

The Program

Release Date 08.10.2015 THE PROGRAM tells the story of the biggest doping scandal to date very effectively if a tad removed. Ben Foster plays Lance Armstrong as he wins his first races, discovers doping, battles cancer, wins the Tour de France and is exposed as a fraud. read more

The Public

Release Date 25.07.2019 On a very cold winter night the homeless visitors of the public library in Cincinniati refuse to leave the building like they usually do and instead occupy one of the reading halls. read more

The Railway Man

Release Date 25.06.2015 Eric (Colin Firth) was tortured in a Japanese POW camp in World War 2 where he helped build the River Kwai Bridge. He never processed what he went through and, in 1980, he wishes to find closure. He meets his tormentor in Thailand who suffers from ... read more

The Report

Release Date 07.11.2019 THE REPORT is a dramatization of how one man created the largest paper trail investigation in the history of the U.S. Senate — the 6,000-page Senate Intelligence Committee report on CIA torture. read more

The Revenant

Release Date 06.01.2016 Hugh Glass (Leonardo DiCaprio) barely survives a bear attack and is left to die in the wilderness by a group of hunters. A breathtaking and surreal revenge tale directed by Alejandro Iñárritu. read more

The Rider

Release Date 21.06.2018 Lakota cowboy Brady isn‘t actually allowed to ride anymore after a head injury which he got while doing rodeo, but there‘s no other life for him. In Chloe Zhao‘s moving and enchanting film, Brady and his family play a fictional version of ... read more

The Salvation

Release Date 09.10.2014 The Danish soldier Jon (Mads Mikkelsen) has built a new life for himself in America and sends for his wife and son to join him. When they are murdered on the journey, Jon seeks revenge and starts a vicious circle of violence. read more

The Second Best Exotic Marigold Hotel

Release Date 02.04.2015 The BEST EXOTIC MARIGOLD HOTEL is still a run-down hotel in India’s Jaipur where a group of eccentric Englanders, played by the crème de la crème of British actors, and under the supervision of the young, hyperactive, hotel owner Dev Patel, ... read more

The Shallows

Release Date 25.08.2016 Nancy, a surfer, (Blake Lively) gets attacked by a shark on a desolate beach in Mexico. She barely manages to crawl on a small rock, but the shark keeps circling her, and sooner or later, her sanctuary will be submerged. read more

The Sisters Brothers

Release Date 07.03.2019 The Sisters Brothers are ruthless assassins. They are meant to get a secret formula from a gold prospector that will simplify the digging of gold and then murder the man, but the prospector has used his charm and friendliness to befriend one of them. read more

The Square

Release Date 19.10.2017 Absurd scenes in the museum milieu. This year’s Cannes winner is either a satire about the art industry or a performance art piece, depending on how you view it. read more

The Strange Colour of Your Body's Tears

Release Date 13.11.2014 Hélène Cattet and Bruno Forzani, reigning gods of neo-giallo, present their follow-up to AMER. A man searches for his wife in a perversely decorated art-deco house with strange inhabitants. Wild cinematography and a unique psychosexual movie ... read more

The Sun Is Also A Star

Release Date 16.05.2019 Korean student Danile falls in love with Jamaican Natasha. It could be so sweet but Natasha's family is about to be deported.

The Texas Chainsaw Massacre

This classic horror film has been banned from German screens for decades. Now Leatherface is back from his exile to clandestine screenings, smuggled DVDs and torrent-downloads in a glorious, restored 4k-digital cinema print. read more

The Theory of Everything

Release Date 25.12.2014 The adaptation of Stephen Hawking's first wife Jane Wilde's autobiography tells of their long marriage, sends out the message that love overcomes almost everything and draws a symbolic parallel between their love and the place of religion in modern ... read more

The Toxic Avenger (WA)

Release Date 02.04.2015 TOXIC AVENGER is one of the most successful films released by the infamous Troma Entertainment, known in the 1980s for producing low-budget B movies. Troma has cult status but that doesn’t make the film any better or more bearable. read more

The Tribe

Release Date 15.10.2015 THE TRIBE depicts the world of a gang in charge of a prostitution ring at a deaf-mute school. The extremely violent and multiple award winning film is a purely visual experience: it is filmed in Ukrainian sign language and there are no subtitles. read more

The Two Sights

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The Unknown Known

Release Date 03.07.2014 When he was minister of defense, Donald Rumsfeld convinced the public with fake evidence and a web of lies that the war against Iraq was inevitable. Errol Morris (THE THIN BLUE LINE) interviews the unrepentant sophist. read more

The Waldheim Waltz

Release Date 04.10.2018 In 1986 former UN general secretary Kurt Waldheim ran for president in Austria. When it came out that Waldheim had lied about his past, a big controversy began that laid the lifelong lies of the post-war generation out in the open. read more

The War In Me

Release Date 05.03.2020

The Whale and the Raven

Release Date 05.09.2019 Hermann Meuter and Janie Wray record whale activities in order to use this scientific data to support the battle of the indigenous population of British Columbia against a planned liquid gas project. read more

The White Crow

Release Date 26.09.2019 Ballet dancer Rudolf Nurejew decides to seek political asylum in Paris in June 1961. A cat and mouse game with the Soviet secret service begins. read more

The Wife

Release Date 03.01.2019 Glenn Close plays Joan, the wife of author Joe Castelman, who has just found out that he received the literary Nobel Prize. On the way to the award ceremony Joan‘s longstanding suppressed feelings and repressed memories erupt. read more

The Wild Boys

Release Date 23.05.2019 LES GARÇONS SAUVAGES/THE WILD BOYS is a fantastical castaway tale that leaves you marooned on the ever-shifting shoreline of sex and gender. read more

The Yes Men Are Revolting

Release Date 20.08.2015 The Yes Men duo Mike and Andy aka Jacques and Igor draw attention to the “collateral damage” of globalized capitalism by their anarchic and daring interventions. A propaganda film. read more

The Young and Prodigious Spivet

Release Date 10.07.2014 Pierre Jeunet’s (AMÉLIE) adaptation of Reif Larsen’s novel of the same name tells the story of ten-year-old T.S. Spivet from Montana, who invented the perpetual motion machine, the Holy Grail of inventors. A film full of wonderful ideas. read more

The Zero Theorem

Release Date 27.11.2014 Removed from reality and living in a disused church, the computer genius Qohen Leth (Christoph Waltz) is obsessively working on a project delegated to him by the enigmatic Management aimed at cracking the Zero Theorem. read more

Their Finest

Release Date 06.07.2017 In the beginning of World War II, a young copywriter is hired to write the dialogue of female characters in propaganda films in a more authentic way. Her work leads her down a path of emancipation. read more

This Beautiful Fantastic

Release Date 15.06.2017 Bella has two obsessions and one big wish: she arranges things constantly, she hates nature, and she wants to write children’s books. But when she sits in front of her typewriter at night, she can’t come up with anything – until her grumpy ... read more


Release Date 09.08.2018 Rich girls and former childhood friends Lily and Amanda decide to get Lily‘s stepfather out of the way. Schoolyard dealer Tim is meant to help them do that. read more

Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri

Release Date 25.01.2018 In the fictional town of Ebbing, Mildred Hayes (Frances McDormand) posts sentences on three billboards meant to bring the resting investigation of her daugher‘s rape and murder back into motion. read more

Tiger Girl

Release Date 06.04.2017 Nice girl Maggie meets tough Tiger while at a security training course who teaches her to show her claws. TIGER GIRL is mostly improvised and indulges in the pure desire of breaking things, going wild, and transgressing limits. read more

Time Trial

Release Date 05.07.2018 In his documentary Finlay Pretsell follows the final season of Scottish cycling pro David Millar. read more

Tod den Hippies – Es lebe der Punk!

Release Date 26.03.2015 In his intentionally daft and rowdy satire Oskar Roehler revisits West Berlin in the 1980s. We meet the young punk Robert, his gay Nazi friend Gries and the American stripper/artist Sanja. Blixa Bargeld, R.W. Fassbinder and Nick Cave also put in an ... read more


Release Date 20.06.2019 Dome Karukoski‘s biopic of intellectual and language lover Tolkien focuses on his early biography – the orphan‘s school days and Tolkien‘s experience in World War I. read more


Release Date 13.02.2020 Tommaso (Willem Dafoe) has decided to leave art behind and dedicates his time to being a house husband, but secretly the yearning for his old life keeps getting greater. read more

Tomorrow is always too long

Release Date 17.03.2016 A love song to Glasgow, a musical with the intoxicating songs of Welsh songwriter Cate Le Bon, sung by ordinary Glaswegians and played by the Royal Scottish National Orchestra. An arrestingly funny, moving and poetic film about the things that make ... read more

Toni Erdmann

Release Date 14.07.2016 Winfried is a friendly melancholic whose modus opperandi are silly practical jokes. His daughter Ines is a tough business woman, who isn’t laughing. TONI ERDMANN is a hilarious and sad portrayal of their fraught relationship. read more

Tony Conrad – Completely in the Present

Release Date 11.01.2018 TONY CONRAD – COMPLETELY IN THE PRESENT lets the charming and funny filmmaker and musician Conrad give a personal introduction to his work spruced up by the praise of many admirers, especially from the noise pop scene. read more

Top Girl oder la deformation professionnelle

Release Date 15.01.2015 TOP GIRL is reminiscent of René Pollesch's discourse theatre. The second part of Turanskyj's women and work trilogy tells the story of Helena, an unemployed actor (Julia Hummer), who works as an escort and fulfills the sexual wishes of her clients. ... read more


Release Date 27.04.2017 Toro, who came to Germany from Poland 10 years ago, is a hard worker. He cares. He will go back one day and open a boxing school. But Toro’s future plans are brutally destroyed and like a cornered bull he only has one way to respond to it. The ... read more


Release Date 10.04.2014 In the 1970s Robyn Davidson decides to cross the Australian desert, alone and barefoot. In order to make some money, she regularly meets with a National Geographic photographer to report on her journey. read more


Release Date 05.04.2018 Christian Petzold has adapted Anna Segher‘s exile novel and set it in present-day Marseille. read more


Release Date 18.06.2015 Raphael, Gardo, and Rato live in a Favela on the edge of a garbage dump. One day they come across a mysterious wallet which the cops and their sadistic captain Frederico are also looking for. A fast-paced adventure based on a young adult novel by ... read more


Release Date 20.11.2014 Zurich. The whole city is preparing itself for Christmas. A number of the men and women scurrying around on Christmas Eve for their last minute shopping cross paths with Mia, a sex worker. A film about love, sex, and bourgeois hypocrisy. read more

Trespass against us

Release Date 03.08.2017 The Cutlers are an archaic family of outlaws who roam the fringes of UK society, taking whatever they need. Chad (Michael Fassbender) is the king of the game, but he wants his children to have a different future. read more

True Story

Release Date 06.08.2015 Based on a true story TRUE STORY explores the uneasy relationship of two professional storytellers and liars: the journalist Michael Finkel and the suspected murderer Christian Longo. read more


Release Date 10.03.2016 Abiopic about famous communist screenwriter Dalton Trumbo who was forced to stop publishing by McCarthy and his "House Un-American Activities Committee" in the late 1940s and continued to write under a false name. read more


Release Date 02.06.2016 In 2004 CBS aired a feature suggesting George Bush Jr. dodged military service. Later the authenticity of the proof was questioned and the journalists responsible, Mary Mapes (Cate Blanchett) and Dan Rather (Robert Redford) faced a violent backlash. read more


Release Date 15.09.2016 At turns tender and hilarious TSCHICK follows two teenage boys and their “borrowed” Lada on a laconic road trip. A congenial adaptation of the bestselling novel by Wolfgang Herrndorf. read more

Tulip Fever

Release Date 24.08.2017 Based on the novel by Deborah Moggach, director Justin Chadwich tells the story of the intertwined fates of two women in Amsterdam of the 17th century during the “tulip mania” era, one of history’s first speculative bubbles. read more


Release Date 31.05.2018 Marlo‘s rich brother Craig treats her to a “night nanny“ while she‘s expecting her third child, the freewheeling, beaming student who always finds a way to gets by. read more


Release Date 20.11.2014 Tomas, Ebba and their children are sitting on the terrace of their luxury hotel at a ski resort in the Swiss Alps and watch as an avalanche erupts. It comes closer and panic breaks out. Ebba grabs the kids. Tomas flees... Once the dust settles, the ... read more


Über Leben in Demmin

Release Date 22.03.2018 Hundreds of Demmin residents killed themselves in 1945 due to their fear of the Russians. The topic could not be discussed in the GDR, today it is used as propaganda by fascists. read more

Überleben in Neukölln

Release Date 23.11.2017 A portrait of a changing district and its gay and lesbian inhabitants. read more


Release Date 10.07.2014 Summer in Kreuzberg. Aziza is around 20 and decides unexpectedly to return to Berlin after starting an internship in Portugal. She finds Zach, a New Zealander, in her room. He came to Berlin to hang out indefinitely. read more


Release Date 30.03.2017 15 years ago 13 year old Una and her 30 year old neighbor Ray had a type of relationship. Ray was convicted of abuse. He has built a new life for himself but Una is still asking herself what happened back then. She seeks Ray out. read more


Release Date 18.02.2016 Four young men decide to travel from Mexico to Canada on horseback to raise awareness of the plight of America’s mustangs. read more

Und der Zukunft zugewandt

Release Date 05.09.2019 Three women who migrated to Moscow in the 30s return to the GDR in 1952 where they‘re welcomed with open arms. They just can‘t talk about being in labor camps during the Stalinist cleansings. read more

Under the Silver Lake

Release Date 06.12.2018 David Robert Mitchell‘s (IT FOLLOWS) new film is a Hollywood paranoid thriller about power and immortality. A whiff of MULLHOLLAND DRIVE with Andrew Garfield in the main role. read more

Undir trénu

Release Date 16.05.2019 A tense black comedy under the bright Icelandic sun. read more


Release Date 29.03.2018 A young woman fleeing from her stalker lands in the psychiatric ward and recognizes one of her nurses as her stalker. Steven Soderbergh shot this simple B movie on his iPhone. read more


Release Date 21.03.2019 The Wilsons are a perfectly normal Black middle-class family until they meet their doppelgängers during one traumatic evening. An inventive horror film by Jordan Peele (GET OUT). read more

Utoya 22. juli

Release Date 20.09.2018 On July 22nd 2011 an extreme right-wing assailant shot 69 people who were at the summer camp of the Norwegian social democratic Labor Party on the island of Utøya, Poppe shows the 72 minutes of the attack from the perspective of one of the victims ... read more


Valley of Love

Release Date 21.01.2016 Gérard Depardieu and Isabell Huppert play two actors, who had a son thirty years ago, but whose relationship fell apart long ago. A letter sent by their son on the day he killed himself brings them to Death Valley. read more


Release Date 21.02.2019 Dick Cheney (Christian Bale) was the most powerful vice president in the history of the US. He instigated a war based on falsified evidence and reinstated torture, calling it “enhanced interrogation.“ Adam McKay turns Cheney‘s story into a ... read more

Viceroy's House

Release Date 10.08.2017 A dramatic love story frames Gurinder Chadha’s historical film about the last days of British rule in India. Young Hindu Jeet Kumar meets his great love again when he begins working for the last viceroy, but Aalia Noor is Muslim and already ... read more


Release Date 11.06.2015 The film shot in one single take follows young Spaniard Victoria during one night in Berlin. Victoria meets Sonne and his friends before going to a club. They go with the flow, drink their last beer and look down at the city from the rooftop. ... read more

Victoria & Abdul

Release Date 28.09.2017 Stephen Frears (THE QUEEN) has made an amusing historical drama about the historically verified friendship between Queen Victoria and her Indian servant Abdul Karim. read more

Vielen Dank für nichts

Release Date 05.06.2014 Valentin is paralyzed from the waist down after a snow boarding accident. His mother sends him to a experimental theatre program for people with severe disabilities. He struggles at first with his new environment but soon finds befriends Titus and ... read more

Visages, Villages

Release Date 31.05.2018 90-year-old avant garde filmmaker Agnès Varda went on a road trip across the French province with street art artist JR and made art events in cooperation with the residents. read more

Von Bienen und Blumen

Release Date 09.05.2019 In an idyllic village in Uckermark, Lola Randl tries out open love and communal forms of communication with partners and like-minded people. read more

Vor der Morgenröte – Stefan Zweig in Amerika

Release Date 02.06.2016 Director and screenwriter Maria Schrader depicts four artfully composed segments that revolve around Stefan Zweig’s experiences in exile. The author of DIE WELT VON GESTERN and DIE SCHACHNOVELLE migrated to Brazil in the 1930s and committed ... read more

Vox Lux

Release Date 25.07.2019 High schooler Celeste (Raffey Cassidy) is heavily injured during a massacre at her school. She becomes a popstar after she sings during a memorial day. Years later Celeste (Natalie Portman) battles alcohol, drugs, and the hostile press. Music by ... read more



Release Date 15.05.2014 In their film about water in all its forms, director Jennifer Baichwal and photographer Edward Burtynsky present a visually impressive documentary feature. read more


Release Date 19.03.2020 Writer-director Trey Edward Shults’s latest film adds to a small subsection of movies that use a highly stylistized brand of filmmaking to engage with the extreme but familiar emotions of modern life. It also relies heavily on music, sound design, ... read more

We are the Flesh

Release Date 06.10.2016 Mariano distills booze from organic material and drums. A brother and sister discover his solitary world and he begins to play a game with them. The stakes are flesh, incest, sex, blood, and death. read more

We are young. We are strong.

Release Date 22.01.2015 Burhan Qurbani's film is a fictionalized accuont of the xenophobic attacks against asylum seekers in Rostock-Lichtenhagen on 24. August 1992. He tells the story of helpless and clueless politicians and a group of young people who are angry, bored ... read more

We Have Always Lived in the Castle

Release Date 03.10.2019 Stacie Passon‘s adaptation of the eponymous Shirley Jackson novella looks like a colorful Young Adult novel adaptation at first glance, but the abysses soon open up more and more. read more

Weitermachen Sanssouci

Release Date 24.10.2019 A political didactic play and joyful farce about the university business. read more

Wem gehört die Stadt?

Release Date 19.02.2015 Over a period of two years documentary director Anna Ditges followed the dispute between citizens, investors and the city council over the plans to develop the “Heliosgelände” in Cologne’s budding working class neighbourhood Ehrenfeld. read more


When Nelly and her small son Alexej are finally allowed to leave the GDR their ordeal is only just beginning. The allied forces suspect Alexej’s father, a Russian scientist who died in a mysterious car accident, of espionage and continue to ... read more


Release Date 24.08.2017 In Valeska Griesebach’s laconic “western”, the frontier lies in the east, in Bulgaria, and the cowboys are a troupe of taciturn construction workers who are meant to build a small hydro station in the summer heat. read more

Westwood: Punk, Icon, Activist

Release Date 20.12.2018 Vivienne Westwood invented punk, or at least British punk fashion, along with Malcolm McLaren. Today, she runs a successful and independent fashion label with her partner Andreas Kronthaler. A documentary. read more

What might have been

Release Date 21.11.2019 Paul and Astrid want to spend a romantic weekend in Hungary, but when Astrid recognizes one of the other hotel guests as her childhood sweetheart, the couple‘s trip turns into a trip to the past. read more


Release Date 20.11.2014 The McLeon’s are in the midst of a divorce but decide to travel with their children to a family birthday gathering in Scotland and pretend they are one big happy family.... read more

What We Do in the Shadows

Release Date 30.10.2014 In the best mokumentary tradition, WHAT WE DO IN THE SHADOWS presents three vampires sharing a flat together in present-day Wellington, New Zealand. The film is a satire on our urban habits, vampire cult, and obsession with youth. read more

When God sleeps

Release Date 12.10.2017 There has been a fatwa against Iranian rapper Shahin Najafi ever since he sang about the penis of an Imam. Today he lives in hiding in Cologne, keeps changing his hairstyle, and communicates with his fans via Youtube. read more

When Hitler Stole Pink Rabbit

Release Date 25.12.2019 In the adaptation of the young adult classic by Judith Kerr, Caroline Link has struck the unsentimental tone of the source. read more

Where Is Rocky II?

Release Date 20.10.2016 In 1979 artist Ed Ruscha planted an artificial rock somewhere in the desert. In his playful WHERE IS ROCKY II? filmmaker Pierre Bismuth instigates a search for the elusive object that is part real, part fiction and very amusing. read more

Where to Invade Next

Release Date 25.02.2016 Michael Moore ‚invades‘ European countries in order to ‚steal‘ solutions for American problems from them. May contain traces of idealism. read more

Where'd you go, Bernadette?

Release Date 21.11.2019 Cate Blanchett is Bernadette Fox. Once a celebrated architect in LA, she is now a feared, eccentric neighbor and mother in Seattle. read more

While We're Young

Release Date 30.07.2015 When Josh (Ben Stiller) and Cornelia (Naomi Watts) meet the young and trendy couple Jamie (Adam Driver) and Darby (Amanda Seyfried) they also adopt their challenging mid-tewnties’ life style. read more


Release Date 19.02.2015 19-year-old drummer Andrew enters a prestigious jazz academy and meets the abusive teacher Terence Fletcher, who tries to trash talk his students to brilliance. A passionate duel ensues in this five-time Oscar ™ nominated movie read more

White Shadow

Release Date 06.11.2014 The African boy Alias is albino and is persecuted because of his skin color. WHITE SHADOW is above all an escape story, an endless fight for survival and running away from danger and persecution, only broken by short moments of quiet where Alias can ... read more

White, white Day

Release Date 20.02.2020 An ex-policeman and widower renovates a house for his children‘s family, but gets more and more obsessed with the idea that his wife had an affair before she died. An Icelandic film without any frills. read more

Whitney – Can I Be Me

Release Date 08.06.2017 Whitney Houson’s strong faith and her façade as the well-behaved, white-washed pop darling collided with her turbulent private life. The documentary by experienced pop documentarian Nick Broomfield and Rudi Dolezal presents this contradiction as ... read more

Why Are We Creative?

Release Date 04.10.2018 Hermann Vaske asked celebrities like Marina Abramovic, David Bowie, Mel Gibson, Neo Rauch, Angelina Jolie, Nelson Mandela, and Bono where their creativity actually comes from. read more

Why Don't You Just Die

Release Date 16.01.2020 A garishly violent chamber piece in a small russian flat where nobody has a clear conscience or gets out unbloodied. read more


Release Date 06.12.2018 Suddenly penniless, the widows of three criminals come together and become a professional gang. A tight and cleverly constructed heist thriller from Steven McQueen (12 YEARS A SLAVE) and Gillian Flynn (GONE GIRL). read more


Release Date 15.01.2015 WILD is based on the autobiographical bestseller by Cheryl Strayed, a woman who decided to hike the Pacific Crest Trail on her own as a way to recover from a recent life crisis. The trail runs along from southern California to the mountains of ... read more


Release Date 14.04.2016 Annoyed with her boring job, Ania captures a wolf and lives with it in her flat. Her desire is not to domesticate the animal, but to become wild herself. read more

Wild Rose

Release Date 12.12.2019 Irish actress and singer Jessie Buckley plays singer Roselynn Harlan, who dreams of performing in Nashville but has to stand on her feet again after being in prison in her hometown Glasgow. read more

Wilde Maus

Release Date 09.03.2017 Josef Hader wears many hats as the writer, director, and protagonist: Georg, a music critic and misanthrope in his best years, just got laid off from his magazine, has a marriage with psychotherapist Johanna that’s on the rocks, and doesn’t ... read more


Release Date 29.06.2017 Wilson is the kind of guy who will chew your ear off with his bitterness while you’re at a bar, a cafe, or the subway; someone who hates everyone, most of all himself. An adaptation of the ultra-depressing Daniel Clowes graphic novel. read more

Wind River

Release Date 08.02.2018 A ranger finds the body of a girl in the wilderness surrounding the Wind River Reservation in Wyoming. She was raped and died of the cold while trying to escape. When an FBI agent from Florida begins an investigation, she asks the ranger for help. read more

Wings of Desire

Release Date 12.04.2018 Otto Sander and Brunco Ganz as angels watching over Berlin. Wim Wender‘s poetic film is also a historic document of the city before the fall of the Wall. read more

Wish I Was Here

Release Date 09.10.2014 Zach Braff’s tragicomedy WISH I WAS HERE is a follow-up to his indie cult hit GARDEN STATE. For this film he brings together a group of quirky and loveable everyday heroes. read more

Woman Walks Ahead

Release Date 05.07.2018 In 1890 Catherine Weldon wants to paint the portrait of Lakota-Sioux-Chief Sitting Bull, just when the government is about to pass the infamous "General Allotment Acts" and the army contemplates revenge for their defeat at Little Big Horn. read more


Release Date 25.01.2018 10 year old Auggie prefers to wear his astronaut helmet so that no one can see that his face is deformed from birth. But now he has to go to a normal school and learn to stand up to bullies and find friends. read more

Wonder Wheel

Release Date 11.01.2018 America in the 1950s. The paths of four stranded people with big dreams cross in a Coney Island fair, played by Kate Winslet, James Belushi, Juno Temple, and Justin Timberlake. read more

Words and Pictures

Release Date 22.05.2014 Clive Owen is the unconventional English teacher Jack and Juliette Binoche plays an art instructor. Dina Delsanto delivers a smart war of words and pictures. read more



Release Date 11.07.2019 After a worlwide blackout nobody on Earth remembers the Beatles anymore - except failing musician Jack Malik. read more

You Were Never Really Here

Release Date 26.04.2018 Former soldier Joe (Joaquin Phoenix) has a life filled with trauma behind him. His flashbacks and suicidal plans are kept in check with pills and he uses his violent impulses to become an expert in freeing kidnapped girls. read more

You're Not You

Release Date 16.04.2015 Kate, the wife of a successful lawyer, is suffering from ALS. Her husband cares for her lovingly but Kate doesn’t want to be seen as a patient. She fires the nurse he hires to help him out and instead hires the chaotic student Bec who has little ... read more


Release Date 26.11.2015 Sorrentino’s YOUTH shows two older gentleman in states of crisis, as they worry about their health and artistic integrity in a first rate spa. Hefty jokes, glamorous women, subtle irony and words of wisdom. read more

You’re Ugly Too

Release Date 19.11.2015 Will has been given an early release from prison in orderto take care of his 11-year-old niece Stacey. Stacey isn’t very keen on the idea - especially when Will takes her to their new home: a trailer park in the dreary midlands of Ireland. read more


Zentralflughafen THF

Release Date 05.07.2018 Director Karim Ainouz lives close to the former Airport Tempelhof in Berlin. During one year he documents the daily lives of the refugees who have been stationed there. read more

Zwei im falschen Film

Release Date 31.05.2018 In the cinema Hans and Heinz, who have been together for a long time, discover that their love is missing some romance. They try everything in order to conjure up the supposedly necessary sparks. read more

Zwischen den Jahren

Release Date 16.03.2017 Becker recently got released from prison. He has a job as a guard and begins a relationship with cleaning woman Rita, but his past catches up with him when a man recognizes him on the subway. read more

Zwischen den Stühlen

Release Date 18.05.2017 Trainee teachers in crisis: three young future teachers have to survive the first day of school, impart knowledge in a structured way, motivate students, hand out grades, and make themselves heard. They have to manage all this despite being ... read more

Zwischen uns die Mauer

Release Date 03.10.2019 An East-West teen love story set shortly before the fall of the Berlin Wall. read more

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