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Eine neue Freundin
In dieser Geschichte ist sogar die Liebe illegal
„Es wurde mehr getrunken und gefeiert und gevögelt in den Siebzigern.“
"Die Erzählform war für mich genauso ein Motor, diesen Film zu machen, wie der Inhalt selbst"
„Filme reflektieren nicht die wirkliche Rolle, die Frauen im Leben spielen“
„Im Vordergrund unserer Zusammenarbeit stand immer der Dialog“
"Es kommt einem vor, als sei das alles erst gestern passiert, oder morgen"
„Konkurrenzdenken hat mich nie interessiert. Und großer Ruhm auch nicht.“
"It's a film composed of memories" - Interview with Barry Jenkins
„Ich frage meine Kinder jeden Morgen, was sie geträumt haben“
„Schon als Teenager wollte einen Film über ein richtig wütendes Mädchen machen.“
"Ich wollte, dass sich die Liebe echt anfühlt."
„Genrefilme neigen dazu, am Ende alle Probleme zu lösen“
„Ich habe das Gefühl, dass wir vielleicht gerade etwas Neues ins Rollen bringen“
„Wie wird man eigentlich böse? Und was ist überhaupt böse?
"Ich wollte den Zuschauern die Erfahrung näherbringen, ein Mädchen zu sein, das ständig mit kleinen Momenten von Frauenhass konfrontiert ist"
„Keine Gewalt ist doch auch keine Lösung“
„Die Schönheit des Lebens besteht in der Flucht“
„Für mich waren die Frauen im Mainstreamporno Opfer und die in queeren oder feministischen Produktionen cool“
„Die Jugend von heute muss zukünftig in zwei Welten klarkommen“
Land | USA 2021 | Drama | Robin Wright | 6
Robin Wright's directorial debut about Edee, a woman who retreats to a remote cabin after suffering a tragedy.
Absolutely Fabulous: The Movie | Großbritannien/USA 2016 | Comedy | Mandie Fletcher | 12
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.
USA 2019 | Drama | Bart Freundlich | 6
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.
Österreich/Deutschland 2022 | Documentary, Porträt | Sabine Derflinger
The documentary about and with Alice Schwarzer portrays the political career of the feminist by using historical footage and current interviews.
Tous les Chats sont gris | Belgien 2015 | Tragicomedy | Savina Dellicour | 12
In this down to earth Belgian debut 16 year old Dorothy suspects that she is not her father’s daughter. When she meets PI Paul she asks him to find her father for her. Paul accepts but doesn’t tell Dorothy that he´s the one she´s looking for.
Alles was wir wollen | D 2013 | Biography, Documentary | Beatrice Möller
In her intimate portrait Beatrice Müller follows three women in their thirties over a period of three years. What are their hopes and dreams and why do they find it so hard to decide what to do with their lives?
Als wir träumten | Deutschland 2015 | Drama | Andreas Dresen | 12
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 ...
On Chesil Beach | Großbritannien 2018 | Drama | Dominic Cooke | 12
ON CHESIL BEACH, based on the Ian McEwan novel, revolves around a single moment, a single fatal, unsuccessful encounter: the wedding night of Florence and Edward in a small hotel on the pebble beach of Chesil Beach in 1962.
Großbritannien 2020 | Drama, Romance Films, Biography | Francis Lee | 12
Kate Winslet is paleontologist Mary Anning who collects fossils on the southern coast of England and sells them to tourists. She is tasked with caring for a client‘s sickly wife, Charlotte (Saoirse Ronan), who has been prescribed to get some sea ...
Anni Felici | Italien 2013 | Drama | Daniele Luchetti | 6
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 ...
Araf | Deutschland/Frankreich/Türkei 2012 | Drama | Yesim Ustaoglu
In ARAF the director Yesim Ustaoglu shows with precision the narrow latitude in which working-class youth can move. The lives of women especially are under constant surveillance. The young men may have more leeway, yet they have military service, ...
Nie Yinniang | Taiwan 2015 | Action, Drama | Hou Hsiao-Hsien | 12
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 ...
Aus dem Nichts | Deutschland/Frankreich 2017 | Drama, Crime Drama, Sociological Film | Fatih Akin | 12
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.
The documentary follows six researchers who deal with the topic of awareness from different perspectives – among them are brain researcher Christof Kock, psychedelics researcher Robert Griffith, and biologist Monica Gagliano.
The Babadook | Australien 2013 | Drama, Horror, Thriller | Jennifer Kent | 16
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 ...
Babardeala cu bucluc sau porno balamuc | Rumänien / Luxemburg / Kroatien / Tschechische Republik 2021 | Comedy, Tragicomedy, Drama | Radu Jude | 18
Realism, madness, and an unbridled anger towards those who ignore history, right-wing radicals, and stupid citizens who regard themselves as decent converge in Radu Jude‘s three-part farce.
Batoru Rowaiaru | Japan 2000 | Thriller | Kinji Fukasaku
Battle Royale | J 2000 | Action, Youth Film | Kinji Fukasaku
Berlin Syndrom | Deutschland, Australien 2016 | Thriller | Cate Shortland | 16
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.
Le Goût des merveilles | Frankreich 2015 | Comedy | Éric Besnard | oA
Louise tries to keep her deceased husband‘s fruit tree plantation afloat in the middle of the picturesque Provence landscape. One day she meets Pierre, an eccentric whose quirks she thinks she has no time for...
A Blast | Deutschland/ Italien/ Niederlande/ Griechenland/ Bosnien-Herzegowina 2014 | Drama | Syllas Tzoumerkas | 12
This angry Greek film, A BLAST, uses the story of a young woman to paint a gloomy state of affairs created by one generation, whose debts and financial troubles are crushing the next generation.
Österreich 2019 | Drama | Marie Kreutzer | 12
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.
Deutschland/Kambodscha 2014 | Biography, Documentary | Marina Kem | 6
Marina Kem, daughter of a white German mother and a Cambodian father, knew nothing of her father’s history when she was a child. He never talked about his past or family. After his death she undertakes a very personal journey to her father ...
Brasserie romantiek | Belgien 2012 | Comedy | Joël Vanhoebrouck | 12
The episodically structured Flemish BRASSERIE ROMANTIEK fuses the culinary picture with the ensemble comedy. On Valentine’s day Pascaline’s ex from twenty years ago shows up at her restaurant and asks her to come with her to Buenos Aires. ...
Cahier africain | Deutschland/Schweiz 2016 | Documentary | Heidi Specogna
In 2002 a village in the Central African Republic was attacked by Congolese soldiers. Heidi Specogna visits the victims over a period of 7 years and documents their ongoing fight for survival in the midst of a never-ending civil war.
USA/Vereinte Arabische Emirate 2016 | Thriller, Science Fiction, Literary Film Adaptations | James Ponsoldt | 12
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 ...
D/USA 2014 | Documentary | Laura Poitras
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 ...
Tereddüt | Deutschland/ Frankreich/ Polen/ Türkei 2016 | Drama, | Yesim Ustaoglu
Sehnatz embodies the dream of a perfect, liberal, middle-class life. Elmas was married off to a much older man by her parents. CLAIR OBSCUR is about the obvious differences of two Turkish women – and the less obvious similarities.
Großbritannien 2019 | Drama, Comedy, Literary Film Adaptations | Armando Iannucci | 6
Armando Iannucci tones the melodrama down and turns the comedy up in his lively new adaptation of the semi-autobiographical classic without losing Dickens‘ social-revolutionary message on the way.
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.
D 2013 | Documentary | Andre Schäfer | oA
Aatos ja Amine | Finnland/Belgien/Deutschland 2019 | Documentary | Reetta Huhtanen
The Brussels district Molenbeek has been regarded as the breeding ground of Jihadism by the media since the terrorist attacks in 2016 – for 6 year old children Aatos, Amine, and Flo it is the place where they play, think up adventures, and ...
The Darkest Hour | Großbritannien 2017 | War Film, Drama, Historical Film | Joe Wright | 6
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 ...
Egon Schiele: Tod und Mädchen | Österreich/Luxemburg 2016 | Biography, Drama | Dieter Berner | 12
Dieter Berners biopic about Vienna modernist Egon Schiele paints the portrait of a rebellious generation of artists who wanted to break from stuffy conventions and authorities before WWI put a stop to it all.
Deux Moi | Frankreich 2019 | Comedy, Drama | Cédric Klapisch | 6
Two unlucky singles around 30 who could be destined for one another live in the same quarter in Paris and pass each other by.
El club | Chile 2015 | Drama | Pablo Larraín | 16
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 ...
21-year-old Alma is convinced that her grandfather is dying because he misses the 2000-year-old olive tree his sons sold to a German company 15 years ago. She decides to go on a wild mission to Germany and get the tree back.
Deutschland/Frankreich/Belgien 2016 | Drama, Thriller | Paul Verhoeven | 16
Isabel Huppert is Michèle, tough boss of game developing company. When she is raped in her house by a man in a mask she exchanges the locks and buys pepper spray. But something in that experience also turns her on and she starts to play with her ...
Großbritannien 2020 | Comedy, Drama, Literary Film Adaptations | Autumn de Wilde | oA
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.
Deutschland/Niederlande 2021 | Semi-documentary Film, Drama, Science Fiction | Marten Persiel | 12
It‘s the year 2054. At a junk shop, Ben, Fini and Cherry come across videos containing old animal shows. They watch the giraffes and elephants in disbelief, unsure if this yet another example of fake news...
You're Ugly Too | Irland 2014 | Drama, Comedy | Mark Noonan | 6
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.
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 ...
Frauen bildet Banden – Eine Spurensuche zur Geschichten der Roten Zora
Deutschland 2019 | Documentary | FrauenLesbenFilmCollectif LasOtras
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 ...
Freeheld | USA 2015 | Biography, Drama | Peter Sollett | 6
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 ...
Deutschland 2022 | Comedy | Doris Dörrie | 12
The women‘s outdoor pool in Doris Dörrie‘s eponymous comedy is a kind of biotope, the summer home for a variety of women. Between colorful rubber floats and poolside jumps, Dörrie explores current debates about the female body, ...
16 printemps | Frankreich 2020 | Drama | Suzanne Lindon | oA
16 year old Suzanne doesn‘t get on with her peers. The melancholy actor in his thirties working in a small boulevard theater that she passes by on her way to school every day is far more interesting.
Parvis manouvers between the queer Hildesheim party scene and his liberal, Iranian suburban parental home with aplomb. When he does community service at a refugee home, he meets Amon and his sister Bana and starts roaming the streets with them over ...
Gauguin – Voyage de Tahiti | Frankreich 2017 | Biography | Edouard Deluc | 6
GAUGUIN focuses entirely on Paul Gauguin‘s first trip to Tahiti (1891-1893) and depicts the tone and rhythm of the artist‘s everyday life on the island in a tasteful way. It has almost nothing to do with the colorful sensuality which Gauguin‘s ...
Deutschland 2014 | Drama, Comedy | Oliver Haffner | oA
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 ...
Schweiz 2022 | Documentary | Susanne Regina Meures
Leonie is 14 years old and lives with her parents in East Berlin. She is at the start of her career as an influencer and celebrates having 500,000 followers over the course of the film. What started off as being just for fun becomes a very lucrative ...
Gleißendes Glück | Deutschland 2015 | Drama | Sven Taddicken | 16
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.
Rio de Janeiro in the 1950s. 18 year old Euridice Gusmão dreams of a career as a pianist, while her older sister Guida oggles men. When she runs off with a sailor, their parents break up. The sisters begin a search for each other which will span ...
GB/D 2014 | Drama, Crime Comedy | Wes Anderson | 12
Of the filmmakers working today, Wes Anderson is certainly one of the more unconventional and visual of the bunch. His films depict bizarre, brightly coloured parallel worlds that become more detailed and eccentric each time. In his latest film, ...
The new Coen film is set in a Hollywood studio in the 50s. Scarlett Johansson is a bathing beauty in a water ballet, George Clooney is Baird Whitlock, a movie star in the vein of Charlton Heston. When Whitlock is kidnapped by “The Future” gang, ...
Halal Daddy | Irland/Frankreich 2017 | Comedy | Conor McDermottroe | 12
Raghdan has fled Bradford and his domineering father for the relaxed Irish coastal town of Sligo. But when he turns 21 his father shows up, buys the local slaughterhouse, turns it into a halal business and tries to install Ragdhan as manager.
Die Häschenschule – Der grosse Eierklau
Die Häschenschule – Der grosse Eierklau | Deutschland 2022 | Children's Film, Animation | Ute von Münchow-Pohl
It it close to Easter and everyone is preparing for a big celebration. In the forest different plans are being made: family fox dreams of stealing the eggs and becoming Easter foxes. They get unexpected help from Leo, the leader of the mean big city ...
La Villa | Frankreich 2018 | Drama | Robert Guédiguian | 6
When their father gets seriously ill, siblings Angèle, Joseph, and Armand, who has been holding the fort of the small family restaurant, decide on what should happen to their childhood home, the restaurant, and their father.
Shy programmer Adam is supposed to check the data network of the FU for security holes but then the network is hacked and all the data from the renowned “happiness gene project” disappear as well as the peaceloving white rabbits…
Jheronimus Bosch, Touched by the Devil | Niederlande 2016 | Documentary | Pieter van Huystee
The film follows a team of ambitious curators from Hieronymus Bosch’s hometown s’Hertogenbosch as they try to secure the master’s main works for their upcoming jubilee exhibition.
Turist | Schweden 2014 | Tragicomedy | Ruben Östlund
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 ...
Turist | Schweden 2014 | Drama | Ruben Östlund
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 ...
House of Gucci | USA 2021 | Familiy History, Thriller, Biography | Ridley Scott | 12
Ridley Scott‘s adaptation of the story of the inglorious end of the family business Gucci is great theater, somewhere between Macbeth, THE GODFATHER, and a tabloid, between shrill farce and epic tragedy.
Hundraaringen som klev ut genom fönstret och försvann | S 2013 | Drama, Comedy, Literary Film Adaptations | Felix Herngren | 12
On his 100th birthday Allan Karlsson escapes from his retirement home and embarks on a bizarre road trip while telling his equally bizarre life story. A charming adaptation of Jonas Jonasson’s bestselling novel with a sprinkle of black comedy.
Goodnight Mommy is visually very Austrian; on one hand it is sparsely naturalistic and on the other hand it is perfidiously morbid. The film revolves around a mother and her twin sons. She has just returned from the hospital and is behaving rather ...
La Fracture | Frankreich 2021 | Drama | Catherine Corsini | 12
The plot of the ensemble film takes place over one night and almost exclusively in one place: in the emergency room of a Parisian hospital private emergencies and the participants of a Yellow Vest protest encounter the overworked staff.
Chce sie zyc | Polen 2013 | Drama | Maciej Pieprzyca | 6
When the seriously handicapped Mateus is about seven-years-old, his doctor tells his parents that their son has such severe brain damage that he is “like a vegetable”. But this isn’t the case. Mateus is as lucid as his parents, the doctors and ...
Hrund Gunnsteinsdottir used to work for the UN before she had a burn-out and quit her well-paid job. In INNSÆI – Old Icelandic for “the inner sea” – she visits artist, scientists and teachers to find out about the human capacity for ...
Intrigo – Death of an Author | Schweden/USA/Deutschland 2018 | Crime Drama, Literary Film Adaptations, Thriller | Daniel Alfredson | 12
INTRIGO is the first part of a crime trilogy from Swedish beststelling author Håkan Nesser that will be released in cinemas and bookstores at around the same time. The first part is about writers, real and alleged murders, and the question of who ...
Isle of Dogs | USA 2018 | Animation, Adventure, Comedy | Wes Anderson | 6
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 ...
20th Century Women | USA 2016 | Drama, Comedy | Mike Mills | oA
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.
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.
Frankreich/ Irland/ Großbritannien 2014 | Drama, Historical Film | Ken Loach | 6
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 ...
Deutschland 2017 | Literary Film Adaptations, Youth Film, Drama | Alain Gsponer | 12
JUGEND OHNE GOTT, a loose adaptation of Ödön von Horvath’s novel, is about a group of elite students who have to prove themselves in a training camp. The winner will get privileges and power and the others will live in the overpopulated ...
Deutschland 2016 | Drama, Literary Film Adaptations, Märchenfilm | Johannes Naber | 12
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.
Kanashimi no Beradona | Japan 1973 | Animation, Fantasy | Eiichi YAMAMOTO | 16
The remastered erotic cult classic BELLADONNA OF SADNESS is one of the strangest films ever made. Filmed in striking watercolour animation and set in a medieval world of castles, peasants and witchcraft BELLADONNA presents an intriguing if slightly ...
Le trésor du petit Nicolas | Frankreich 2021 | Children's Film, Comedy | Julien Rappeneau
Nick's father is about to be promoted which means Nick will have to move away from his friends to the south of France with. Nick and his friends have to come up with a plan to stop the promotion.
When Erik inherits a gigantic mansion his wife Anna proposes to found a commune. Her dream of a different life turns bitter when Erik falls in love with one of his students and even has her move in with them.
Queen of the Desert | USA/Marokko 2015 | Biography, Drama | Werner Herzog | oA
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.
La Brigade | Frankreich 2022 | Comedy | Louis-Julien Petit
Sous chef Cathy Marie has had enough of her TV star boss and quits. The next job which sounds like a charming rustic gastronomy turns out being a shelter canteen for unaccompanied male minors.
L'échange des princesses | Frankreich 2017 | Historical Film | Marc Dugain
1721, Versailles. In order to keep the peace in Europe, the French monarch and Spanish King decide to marry off four children – French heir to the throne Louis XV (11) married infant Maria Anna Victoria (4) and the monarch‘s daughter Louise ...
Großbritannien 2015 | Biography, Drama, Comedy | Nicholas Hytner | 6
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.
Lauf Junge lauf | Deutschland/Frankreich/Polen 2014 | Drama | Pepe Danquart
From 1942 to 1945 the eight-year old Jewish child Srulik survives three long years and bitter winters as Catholic “Jurek.” RUN BOY RUN is both a teenage adventure film and a carefully researched war panorama. Based on a true story.
Une Vie | Frankreich 2017 | Drama, Love Stories | Stéphane Brizé
Normandy in the beginning of the 19th century. Jeanne, a daughter of a country aristocrat, grows up sheltered and happy. After marrying a destitute viscount she finds herself in a loveless marriage. An artful adaptation of the Guy de Maupassant ...
Les combattants | Frankreich 2014 | Comedy, Love-story | Thomas Cailley
In a small coastal town in France the young landscaper and carpenter Arnaud meets Madeleine, the daughter of his employers, who is obsessed with apocalyptic scenarios and survival training. Arnaud thinks she is quite mad, but when she signs up for ...
Soshite chichi ni naru | Japan 2013 | Drama | Hirokazu Kore-Eda | oA
When Keito is six years old, his parents are informed that he was exchanged at birth and has been growing up under the name of Ryusei with another family. Both families now face the question if they want to exchange their children back.
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….
Frankreich/ Irland/ Großbritannien/ Niederlande/ Griechenland 2015 | Satire, Love-story | Giorgos Lanthimos
Because his wife left him David (Colin Farrell) has to report to a bizarre hotel, where he has 45 days to find a new partner. Otherwise he will be transformed in an animal of his choice.
Lou Andreas-Salome | Deutschland/Schweiz 2015 | Biography, Drama | Cordula Kablitz-Post | 6
A biopic of philosopher, author, and psychoanalyst Lou Andreas-Salomé whose friends, admirers, and lovers were important figures like Rainer Maria Rilke, Friedrich Nietzsche, and Sigmund Freud.
Lunana: A Yak in the Classroom | Bhutan 2019 | Children's Film | Pawo Choyning Dorji | oA
Ugyen, a city boy from Thimpu, is studying to become a teacher and dreams of traveling the world as a musician. Instead, he is sent to the Himalayas in his last year of school, to the remote Lunana Valley at an altitude of 4,000 meters.
Frankreich 2017 | Tragicomedy | Amanda Sthers | oA
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 ...
Le grand partage | Frankreich 2015 | Comedy | Alexandra Leclère | oA
It’s winter and a big part of the Parisian population isn’t able to pay the rent despite them working so the government decides to forcibly have them share living spaces and hectic activity breaks out in a mundane house at the corner in the 6th ...
Deutschland/Österreich 2020 | Adventure, Family Film | Kim Strobl | 6
Maggie's Plan | USA 2015 | Comedy | Rebecca Miller | oA
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 ...
Deutschland 2017 | Comedy, Literary Film Adaptations | Arne Feldhusen | 12
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 ...
Manchester By The Sea | USA 2016 | Drama | Kenneth Lonergan | 12
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.
Il racconto dei racconti | Frankreich/Italien/Großbritannien 2015 | Fantasy, Love-story | Matteo Garrone | 12
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.
Deutschland/Frankreich/Polen 2016 | Drama, Love-story | Marie Noelle | 6
Marie Noëlle’s smart biopic MARIE CURIE depicts the period between Curie’s first and second Nobel Prize and has feminist perspective on the brilliant scientist and pioneer of women’s education.
Song of the Sea | Dänemark/ Frankreich/ Irland/ Belgien/ Luxemburg 2014 | Animation, Family Film, Fantasy | Tomm Moore | oA
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.
Sarusuberi: Miss Hokusai | Japan 2015 | Animation | Keiichi Hara | 6
Katsushika Hokusai (1760 – 1849) is possibly the most famous Japanese artist worldwide. Little is known about his daughter, O-Ei, who worked as an artist in her own right. The award winning animé MISS HOKUSAI imagines what her life in early 19th ...
Alceste à bicyclette | Frankreich 2013 | Comedy | Philippe Le Guay | oA
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.
Monte Verita | Schweiz/Österreich/Deutschland 2021 | Drama | Stefan Jäger | 12
1906: A time of upheaval. The first exiles – young Herman Hesse being one of them – are looking for their paradise and find it in the south of Switzerland, in the commune Monte Verità. Young mother Hanna Leitner is also drawn to the place.
Deutschland/USA/Großbritannien 2014 | Thriller | Anton Corbijn | 12
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.
Deutschland/Frankreich/Türkei 2015 | Drama | Deniz Gamze Ergüven | 12
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 ...
Narziss und Goldmund | Deutschland 2020 | Drama, Literary Film Adaptations | Stefan Ruzowitzky | 12
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.
Neben den Gleisen | Deutschland 2016 | Documentary | Dieter Schumann | 12
A train station kiosk in the small town of Boizenburg , Mecklenburg-West Pomerania in the fall of 2015. Pensioners, shift workers, and soccer fans meet here every day starting at 5 in the morning. They talk about their work, their life, and the ...
When 17-year-old Autumn from Pennsylvania finds out that she‘s pregnant, she only tells her cousin Skyler about it. With little money and the address of a clinic in her bag, the two make their way to New York City.
The Aftermath | Großbritannien/USA/Deutschland 2019 | Drama, Romance Films, War Film | James Kent | 12
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).
The Nile Hilton Incident | Deutschland/Dänemark/Schweden 2017 | Thriller, Crime Drama, Drama | Tarik Saleh | 12
A singer is murdered in the Nile Hilton Hotel in Cairo. Inspector Noredin is assigned but the case is meant to be filed away as soon as possible. An atmospheric paranoid thriller against the backdrop of the Tahrir Square demonstrations.
The North Drift
The North Drift | Deutschland 2022 | Documentary | Steffen Krones
North of the polar circle on the Lofoten Islands, director Steffen Krones and his Norwegian Inuit friend Kris Louis Jensen have discovered plastic and beer cans that come from Germany. Krones begins the trace the path of the plastic waste.
Notre Dame | Frankreich/Belgien 2019 | Comedy | Valérie Donzelli | 12
A comedy about a Parisian architect with an idiosyncratic sense of humor.
Nymphomaniac: Volume II | Deutschland/ Dänemark/ Frankreich/ Großbritannien/ Belgien 2013 | Drama | Lars von Trier | 16
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 ...
Nymphomaniac 2 | D 2013 | Drama | Lars von Trier | 16
With his two-part NYMPH()MANIAC, Lars von Trier presents his most dazzling film to date. Marketed as an “Art house porno,” the film links an episodic structure and explicit sex scenes to tongue-in-cheek philosophical considerations, high-brow ...
L'économie du couple | Frankreich/Belgien 2016 | Drama | Joachim Lafosse | 12
Marie and Boris are technically separated. In reality they still a share a flat since neither of them want to move out. Daily negotiations turn into a constant battle that begins to seriously threaten the well-being of their two young daughters.
Österreich 2013 | Drama | Götz Spielmann | 12
Sonja, the cheerful but inconsiderate city dweller, and Verena, the self-sacrificing daughter who stayed at home. Two sisters with very different lives are brought together again when their father becomes ill. On Sonja's return to the family home in ...
O Ornitólogo | Frankreich/Portugal 2016 | Drama, Mystery | João Pedro Rodrigues | 16
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, ...
NL 2020 | Mees Peijnenburg
Deutschland/Thailand 2013 | Drama, Comedy | Susanna Salonen | 6
When the family spends their Christmas holidays in Phuket the 19-year-old Felix meets Fai, a charming girl about his age. He falls in love and decides to stay longer in Thailand - only then does Fai tell him that she had a sex change and used to be ...
A psychological thriller, drama, and radical motherhood portrait. Wiebke lives with her 9 year old adopted daughter Nikolina on an idyllic horse ranch and another child is joining the fold, but 5 year old Raya shows violent traits.
El buen patrón | Spanien 2021 | Comedy | Fernando León de Aranoa
The company “Blanco Waagen“ has been nominated for a excellence award, but unfortunately this happens at a time when a series of personnel matters arise that could leave a bad impression. Company head Blanco (Javier Bardem) tries to mediate and ...
Deutschland 2014 | Drama | Christian Petzold | 12
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 ...
Beklemmender Retro-Taucher-Thriller | Norwegen 2013 | Thriller | Erik Skjoldbjærg | 12
Enormous oil and gas deposits are discovered in Norway’s North Sea and new deep-sea diving techniques to lay pipelines. Brothers Knut and Petter are professional divers and among the first to test out this new technique. When Knut dies during a ...
19 year old Linnéa came to California from Sweden to become a porn star. Carefully researched and shot with a cast of actors and porn stars, PLEASURE is about the compromises that Linnéa makes in order to pursue her dream.
In painterly images of great tranquility and beauty with volcanic passion just beneath the surface, Céline Sciamma has made one of the most beautiful love stories seen in years.
The Program | Frankreich/Großbritannien 2015 | Biography, Drama, Sportfilm | Stephen Frears | oA
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.
Quo vadis Aida?
Quo vadis Aida? | Bosnien-Herzogowina/ Österreich/ Rumänien/ Niederlande/ Deutschland/ Polen/ Frankreich/ Norwegen 2020 | Drama | Jasmila Žbanić | 12
In July 1995, when Serbian soldiers and the paramilitary marched into protected zone Srebrenica, Aida works as a translator in the nearby UN base Potočari.
Repertoire des villes disparues
Repertoire des villes disparues | CDN 2018 | Drama, Fantasy | Denis Cote
Risiken und Nebenwirkungen
Österreich 2020 | Drama | Michael Kreihsl | 6
Kathrin needs a kidney donation, and her husband Arnold is on the fence about it.
La tortue rouge | Frankreich/Japan/Belgien 2016 | Animation, Fantasy | Michael Dudok de Wit | oA
A shipwrecked man is stranded on an island, a lonely idyll with sandy beaches and cliffs with an evergreen bamboo forest in the center. Dudok de Wit (THE MONK AND THE FISH) tells a symbolic story of the cycle of life in enchanting watercolors.
Les châteaux de sable | Frankreich 2015 | Drama | Olivier Jahan | 12
A weekend by the sea. Two people who were once together. Now he’s helping her sell her dead father’s house. Grief is everywhere in the empty rooms as well as memories and feelings that the two have denied and brushed aside.
The Odd-Job Men
Sis dies corrents | Spanien 2021 | Comedy | Christian Ramirez
The friendly comedy accompanies three handymen for a week at work. Director Neus Ballús finds humor in the improvised dialogue of non-professional actors and the well-observed intricacies of the job.
Fuocoammare | Italien/Frankreich 2016 | Documentary | Gianfranco Rosi | 12
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 ...
Großbritannien 2017 | Biography, Drama, Romance Films | Andy Serkis | 12
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.
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….
Deutschland 2014 | Documentary | Kordula Hildebrandt | oA
Between the hectic and stress of daily life, spirituality is making a comeback. Berlin is a haven for all those seeking and practicing. Tolerance is a characteristic of this city. But how do the people searching for meaning in life feel in Berlin?
Der Staat gegen Fritz Bauer | Deutschland 2015 | Drama | Lars Kraume | 12
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.
Viceroy's House | Großbritannien/Indien 2017 | Drama, Historical Film | Gurinder Chadha | 6
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 ...
USA 2015 | Biography, Drama | Danny Boyle | 6
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 ...
Khorshid | Iran 2020 | Drama | Majid Majidi | 12
In Tehran, a child gang ekes out a living by stealing and doing odd jobs. When old Hashem tells them about a hidden treasure under Sun School, Ali and his friends‘ interest is sparked and they register at the school for street children.
The Sun is also a Star
The Sun Is Also A Star | USA 2019 | Drama, Romance Films | Ry Russo-Young | 6
Korean student Danile falls in love with Jamaican Natasha. It could be so sweet but Natasha's family is about to be deported.
The conciliation between Imedin and Yakel on Tanna island in the southwest Pacific is going to be sealed with a wedding. But Wawa is in love with Dain, the son of Yakel’s village chief, and refuses to go to Imedin. Wawa and Dain are pursued by ...
En duva satt på en gren och funderade på tillvaron | Schweden 2014 | Drama | Roy Andersson | 12
In the third part of his "on being human" trilogy, Roy Andersson once again presents laconic scenarios in which sad people attempt to preserve their dignity in this strange, gray-beige world.
Tobias Moretti auf der Couch | Österreich 2014 | Black Comedy | David Ruehm | 12 | NEW RELEASE
One fine night Sigmund Freud receives a strange visitor: Graf von Kösznöm is tired of life after death and needs help with his self-reflection. A gently amusing satire reminiscent of Polanski’s THE FEARLESS VAMPIRE KILLERS.
Touch Me Not
Rumänien/ Deutschland/ Tschechische Republik/ Bulgarien/ Frankreich 2018 | Drama | Adina Pintilie | 16
The 2018 Berlinale winner TOUCH ME NOT is a mixture of very personal interviews, extremely stylized scenes, and reservedly observed therapy sessions.
Frankreich 2016 | Comedy | Rachid Djaidani | 12
Serge Desmoulins (Gérard Depardieu), a mason and Front National supporter with a passion for painter Joseph Vernet and Far’Hook (Sadek), a taciturn Parisian hip hop star, reluctantly go on a trip together through several French port cities.
Triangle of Sadness | Schweden 2022 | Drama, Comedy | Ruben Östlund
Ruben Östlunds target in THE SQUARE was the upper class art world and their empty rituals, and this time it‘s the super rich and super beautiful, in short, people with capital. The dystopian social satire in three acts won the Palm D‘Or at ...
Tulip Fever | USA/Großbritannien 2016 | Drama, Romance Films, Historical Film | Justin Chadwick | 6
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.
Fa meg pa, for faen | Norwegen 2012 | Comedy | Jannicke Systad Jacobsen | 12
Alma is 15 and lives in the remote Norwegian town of Skoddeheimen. The most prominent location in the film is the bus station. Alma’s best friend Sara dreams of going to Texas. Alma on the other hand resorts to fantasizing about sex with Artur, ...
Deutschland/Frankreich 2020 | Drama | Christian Petzold | 12
Undine, a nymph who only gets a soul if she‘s loved, works as a historian in the Berlin senate.
Suzanne | Frankreich 2013 | Drama | Katell Quillévéré | 12
Like Frances in FRANCES HA or Isabelle in YOUNG & BEAUTIFUL, Suzanne is part of a new team of female figures who are refreshingly complex and morally ambiguous. These new female characters break the typical pattern of life stories and social ...
Utoya 22. juli | Norwegen 2018 | Drama | Erik Poppe | 12
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 ...
Deutschland 2015 | Drama | Sebastian Schipper | 12
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. ...
The Sense of an Ending | Großbritannien 2017 | Drama | Ritesh Batra
Tony received a letter one day. He inherited a small amount of money and a diary. The inheritence catapults him back to his youth in the early 1960s and makes him discover that not everything happened the way he remembers.
Von Caligari zu Hitler: Das deutsche Kino im Zeitalter der Massen | Deutschland 2014 | Biography, Documentary | Rüdiger Suchsland | oA
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.
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 ...
Hva vil folk si? | Norwegen/Deutschland/Schweden 2017 | Drama | Iram Haq | 12
15 year Nisha is considered a party girl at school, but at home she has to cover her crop top with a sweater. When her father catches Nisha‘s boyfriend in her room one night all hell breaks loose and Nisha‘s father takes the girl to relatives in ...
Tenki no ko | Japan 2019 | Animation, Drama, Fantasy | Makoto Shinkai | 6
There‘s constant rain in Tokyo of the near future where climate change seems to have come into effect. 16 year old Hodaka tries to make it on her own and meets Hina, who has a special gift: she can let the sun shine for a short moment.
Når dyrene drømmer | Dänemark 2014 | Drama, Horror, Mystery | Jonas Alexander Arnby | 16
A fishing village on Denmark’s remote northern coast. This is where Marie, a lanky teenage girl, lives. Her family is considered outsiders in the village. Lately Marie has noticed some skin changes and hair growing in odd places.
Willkommen bei Habib
Deutschland 2013 | Drama | Michael Baumann
Two of Us
Deux | Frankreich/Luxemburg 2019 | Drama, Romance Films | Filippo Meneghetti | 6
Madeleine and Nina live across from each other on the same floor. To the outside world, the two elderly women are friendly neighbors, but in reality the two have been a couple for years.
Deutschland 2014 | Comedy | Ralf Westhoff | oA
After 25 years, Anna, Johannes and Eddi, all around the age of 60, decide to move back into together. But not long after they clash with the student apartment above them. The fights are about noise, cleaning schedules, and how one should live.
Woman from different countries talk about their lives in front of a neutral, black background in portrait shots. What does their life story, body awareness, their own experience of being a woman in this world mean to them?
This Beautiful Fantastic | USA, Großbritannien 2016 | Drama, Comedy | Simon Aboud | oA
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 ...
Zeit der Kannibalen | Deutschland 2013 | Drama, Comedy | Johannes Naber | 12
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 ...
Das Zimmermädchen Lynn | Deutschland 2014 | Drama | Ingo Haeb | 12
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 ...
Zootropolis is a city made up of animals. All species have their own needs: mice have small houses, elephants have bigger ones. Officer Judy Hopps is the first bunny to become a cop since it’s a job for bigger animals.
En chance til | Dänemark 2013 | Drama, Thriller | Susanne Bier | 12
One day Andreas and Simon – police officers, colleagues, and best friends for years – take a disturbance of the peace call. They encounter a well-known junkie couple and find a neglected baby in the corner of the apartment. For Simon the case is ...
Deutschland 2016 | Documentary | Jakob Schmidt | oA
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 ...
Zwischen Welten | D 2014 | Drama | Feo Aladag
The first German feature film about the war in Afghanistan, BETWEEN WORLDS attempts a portrayal of the conflict’s complexity via two main characters, a German officer and an Afghan translator who risks his life by cooperating with the ISAF forces.
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