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Delicieux

Délicieux | Frankreich 2021 | Drama, Historical Film | Éric Besnard | oA

Manceron the cook has to leave the court of Duc de Chamfort after a scandal. It‘s 1789 and the revolution is imminent. À LA CARTE tells its version of the establishment of the first restaurant in France.

Alle wollen geliebt werden

Deutschland 2022 | Drama | Katharina Woll | 12

The teen daugher wants to move in with the ex-husband, the boyfriend wants to go abroad and the patients are also annoying. Psychotherapist Ina wants to make everyone happy but is way over her head.

Alles in bester Ordnung

Deutschland 2021 | Comedy | Natja Brunckhorst

Marlen hoards junk. Young Fynn is a minimalist. In Natja Brunckhorst‘s directorial debut, the two polar opposites encounter each other.

Anima - My Father's Dresses

Anima: Die Kleider meines Vaters – Anima: My Father's Dresses | Deutschland 2021 | Documentary | Uli Decker | 6

Shortly before the father dies, the mother says a line that changes everything for Uli and her sisters: “your father was a transvestite.“ Uli Decker finds her father‘s dresses, cosmetics and diaries in his estate and she makes a film about the ...

Atomkraft Forever

Deutschland 2020 | Documentary | Carsten Rau | oA

The last German nuclear power station is going to be phased out in 2022, but dismantling nuclear power plants takes decades. Carsten Rau documents the dismantling of the Greifswald nuclear power plant and meets opponents and supporters of nuclear ...

Favolacce

Favolacce | Italien/Schweiz 2020 | Drama | Damiano D'Innocenzo, Fabio D'Innocenzo | 16

Familial chasms open up behind the neat facades of the estate house in a sun-drenched suburb of Rome.

Sink or Swim

Le Gran Bain | Frankreich 2018 | Comedy, Drama, Sportfilm | Gilles Lellouche | 6

One day unemployed Bertrand discovers a notice at the local swimming pool: a men‘s synchronized swimming team is looking for new members, beginners welcome...

Les meilleures

Les meilleures | Frankreich 2021 | Drama | Marion Desseigne Ravel | 12

Nedjma and Zina belong to rival girl gangs in the Parisian Banlieue. Ever since Zina sang at the youth center, 18 year old Nedjma finds herself gravitating towards her. Nedjma and Zina secretly get closer.

Life On Tape

Bilder meiner Mutter – Life on Tape | Deutschland 2021 | Documentary | Melanie Lischker | oA

Bonnie and Bonnie

Bonnie und Bonnie | Deutschland 2019 | Love-story | Ali Hakim | 16

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.

The Booksellers

The Booksellers | USA 2019 | Documentary | D.W. Young | oA

In his documentary D. W. Young portrays predominantly New York bibliophiles who live for collecting and preserving old books.

Brainwashed: Sex-Camera-Power

USA 2022 | Documentary, Lecture with film excerpts, Film about film-making | Nina Menkes

Chaddr – Unter uns der Fluss

Deutschland 2020 | Documentary | Minsu Park | oA

18 year old Tsangyang has been living in the “Lamdon School“ boarding school since she was 12. Her home village can only be reached by a path along the river Chaddr in the winter, but because of climate change the ice sheets of the river are ...

Comedy Queen

S 2022 | Sanna Lenken

Dancing Heartbeats

Deutschland 2024 | Documentary, Sportfilm | Lisa Wagner

Lisa Wagner has made a powerful and very personal portrait of breakdancing from the perspective of its three protagonists.

Dancing Queen

Dancing Queen | Norwegen 2023 | Comedy, Youth Film | Aurora Gossé

Dear Future Children

Deutschland/ Großbritannien/ Österreich 2021 | Documentary | Franz Böhm | 12

Filmmaker Franz Böhm and his team accompanied three activists on three continents in DEAR FUTURE CHILDREN: Rayan (22) fights for more equality in Chile, Hilda (22) founded Fridays for Future Uganda, and “Pepper“ demonstrates for more democratic ...

Kindertransports to Sweden

Kindertransports to Sweden | Österreich/Schweden 2020 | Documentary | Gülseren Sengezer | 12

One and a half million children were murdered by the Nazis in the Holocaust. Between 1939 and 1940, Jewish children were saved by the so-called “Kindertransport.“ Director Güleseren Şengezer speaks with four of those children, who are now ...

Trois jours et une vie

Trois jours et une vie | Frankreich 2019 | Drama, Crime Drama, Literary Film Adaptations | Nicolas Boukhrieff | 12

Echo

Echo | Deutschland 2022 | Drama | Mareike Wegener

With laconic, partially theatrical-seeming dialogues and dark sounds, director Mareike Wegener creates a mixture of a disturbing provincial crime thriller, the contemporary echo myth and reckoning with history in the symbolic German forest.

Silencio - Voices Of Lisbon

Silêncio – Vozes de Lisboa | Portugal 2020 | Documentary, Music Films | Judit Kalmár, Céline Coste Carlisle

The documentary looks into the traditional Portuguese music style with the help of fado singers Ivone Dias and Marta Miranda while also being a portrait of a changing city.

Grand ciel

Grand Ciel | Deutschland/Frankreich 2021 | Drama | Noel Alpi

Hard Shell Soft Shell

Fragile | Frankreich/Deutschland 2021 | Comedy, Love-story | Emma Benestan

Kahrolasi Bornholm

Kahrolasi Bornholm | Polen 2022 | Tragicomedy | Anna Kazejak

In FUCKING BORNHOLM, Polish director and screenwriter Anna Kazejak dissects the relationship between two couples who go on a Baltic Sea holiday with their three elementary school-aged children.

Gaza mon amour

Gaza mon amour | Palästina/ Frankreich/ Deutschland/ Portugal 2020 | Drama | Tarzan Nasser, Arab Nasser | 12

Gazan Arab Nasser and Tarzan Nasser depict a fairy-tale romance between shy fisherman Issa and widowed seamstress Siham.

Caught In The Net

V Siti | Tschechische Republik/Slowakei 2020 | Documentary | Barbora Chalupová, Vít Klusák | 16

A disturbing documentary experiment about “cybergrooming.“ Three very young looking actresses go online with fake profiles and pretend to be minors. During the ten day shoot, 2,458 men contact them.

The Mystery of Henri Pick

Le mystère Henri Pick | Frankreich 2019 | Comedy | Rémi Bezançon | oA

Cynical literary critic Jean-Michel is sceptical of the origin tale of the successful novel “The Last Hours of a Great Love“ - a Breton pizza chef Henri Pick is said to have written it in the back room of his pizzeria – and begins to ...

The Woodcutter Story

Metsurin Tarina | Finnland/ Niederlande/ Dänemark/ Deutschland 2022 | Drama, Tragicomedy | Mikko Myllylahti | 16

Surreal characters, laconic dialogue, aloof humor, hard cuts and production design that‘s reminiscent of Aki Kaurismäki, Roy Andersson, and Edward Hopper‘s paintings that witness the loneliness of modern humans form a strange cosmos.

Das Glaszimmer

Deutschland 2020 | Drama, War Film | Christian Lerch | 12

Anna and her 11 year old son Felix flee from Munich to the countryside in the spring of 1945. In the Bavarian village, Felix is looking for friends and meets Karri, the son of a staunch Nazi.

Le theoreme de Marguerite

La Théorème de Marguerite | Frankreich/Schweiz 2023 | Drama | Anna Novion | 12

Math is Marguerite’s big passion, she is the only women in her year at the Parisian elite university ENS. She’s a nerd – smart, but rather awkward in social situations.

Glitter & Dust

Glitzer und Staub | Deutschland 2020 | Documentary, Sportfilm | Anna Koch, Julia Lemke | 6

Le lyceen

Le lycéen | Frankreich 2022 | Drama | Christophe Honoré | 16

The father of 17 year old gymnast Lucas (Paul Kitcher) dies in a car accident. After the funeral, Lucas‘ older brother Quentin (Vincent Lacoste) invites him to come to his place in Paris for a week.

Haute couture

La beauté du geste | Frankreich 2020 | Tragicomedy, Comedy, Drama | Sylvie Ohayon

Esther, the head seamstress at Dior, meets young Jade by accident and decide to take her under her wings and teach her how to tailor.

Helke Sander: Aufräumen

Deutschland 2023 | Documentary | Claudia Richarz

Along with countless excerpts from her films, that are worth rediscovering, feminist film pioneer Helke Sander has her say in Claudia Richarz’ documentary, reflecting and taking stock.

Himbeeren mit Senf

Deutschland 2023 | Drama, Comedy, Family Film | Ruth Olshan

Meerie can fly because love gives you wings. However, her beloved Rocco isn‘t really interested. Furthermore, her father is looking for a new wilfe, and her little brother is in trouble with bicycle rockers.

Im Niemandsland

Deutschland 2018 | Drama | Florian Aigner | 12

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.

Une belle course: Driving Madeleine

Une Belle Course | Frankreich 2022 | Drama, Comedy | Christian Carion

Cab driver Charles (Dany Boon) is meant to drive 92 year old Madeleine to a nursing home, but she asks him to make a detour that takes longer than originally planned.

In den Uffizien

Deutschland 2020 | Documentary | Corinna Belz, Enrique Sánchez Lansch | oA

In IN DEN UFFIZIEN, directing duo Corinna Belz and Enrique Sánchez Lansch take a filmic look behind the doors of the famous museum that is otherwise closed for visitors.

Country of Lost Children

Country of Lost Children | Österreich/Argentinien 2023 | Documentary, Music Films | Leandro Koch, Paloma Schachmann

A multi-layered and original mix of documentary, fiction, a music history search for clues in eastern Europe, and a love story.

Joan Baez – I Am A Noise

Joan Baez – I Am A Noise | USA 2023 | Documentary | Karen O’Connor, Miri Navasky, Maeve O’Boyle | 12

The musician takes stock. A documentary.

Kalle Kosmonaut

Deutschland 2022 | Documentary | Tine Kugler, Günther Kurth

The long-term documentary KALLE KOSMONAUT about a childhood in East Berlin in the 2010s follows young Pascal, nicknamed Kalle, over 10 years.

Kommt ein Vogel geflogen

Deutschland 2023 | Comedy | Christian Werner | oA

A comedy about a parrot that utters Nazi slogans.

Die Kunst der Stille: Marcel Marceaus Geheimnis – L'art du silence

Die Kunst der Stille: Marcel Marceaus Geheimnis – L'art du silence | Schweiz/Deutschland 2021 | Documentary, Porträt | Maurizius Staerkle Drux

Marcel Marceau, the pantomine covered in white makeup, was world famous. Swiss director Maurizius Staerkle Drux reconstructs the family history of the mime and anti-fascist resistance fighter together with Marceau‘s wife and children.

L'Amour du monde

L'amour du monde | Schweiz 2023 | Drama | Jenna Hasse

For 15 year old Margaux, 7 year old Juliette and young fisherman Joël, Lake Geneva is a refuge. It‘s the projection screen for their dreams of the future and unfulfilled desires – and also for loneliness, goodbyes, and grief. In impressive, ...

Ladybitch

Deutschland 2022 | Drama | Paula Knüpling, Marina Prados

25-year-old actress Ela is getting her big break starring in supposedly feminist staging of Wedekind's "Lulu". But as rehearsals go on, it becomes apparent that the mainly male crew of the play is not interested in the female perspective. The ...

Olhando para as estrelas

Olhando para as Estrelas | Brasilien/USA 2016 | Documentary, Dance Film | Alexandre Peralta | oA

In the Brazilian mega city of São Paulo, Fernanda Bianchini founded the only professional ballet academy for people with visual impairments in the world. A documentary.

Lucy ist jetzt Gangster

Deutschland 2022 | Comedy, Children's Film | Till Endemann | 6

Lucy‘s parents Pietro and Nadine own an ice cream shop with ice cream that makes you immediately happy. When the expensive ice cream machine explodes and the family can‘t afford a new one, Lucy gets the idea to become a gangster and rob a bank.

Luft

Deutschland 2017 | Drama | Anatol Schuster | 12

Introverted dreamer Manja meets brave, aloof Louk who unexpectedly kisses her.

Luise

Deutschland/Frankreich 2023 | Drama, Historical Film, Romance Films | Matthias Luthardt

Das Mädchen mit den goldenen Händen

Deutschland 2021 | Drama | Katharina Marie Schubert | 12

A 60th birthday, a difficult mother-daughter relationship, a hidden past that comes to light.

Maria Into Life

Maria rêve | Frankreich 2022 | Romance Films, Comedy | Lauriane Escaffre, Yvonnick Muller | 6

After the old lady who Maria cleaned for dies, Maria finds a cleaning job and new perspectives at the renowned Parisian Académie des Beaux-Arts.

Mein fremdes Land

Deutschland 2020 | Documentary | Marius Brüning

At 31, José Noé Estrada, who was raised by Swabian adoptive parents, embarks on the search for his Bolivian roots which he didn‘t want to know about as a child. A documentary.

Mon nom est clitoris

Mon Nom est Clitoris | Frankreich 2019 | Documentary | Lisa Billuart Monet, Daphné Leblond | 12

French-Belgian director Lisa Billuart-Monet and her French colleague Daphné Leblond interviewed 12 young women about intimate topics that infer social and structural problems.

Pourris gates

Pourris gâtés | Frankreich 2021 | Comedy | Nicolas Cuche | 6

Widowed millionaire Francis pretends to go bankrupt in order to give his children a lesson and “flees“ with them from chic Monaco to rough Marseille where the three of them have to look for work for the first time in their lives.

Babyteeth

Babyteeth | Australien 2019 | Drama, Comedy | Shannon Murphy

Henry and Anna are less than enthusiastic when they find out that their very talented and sick daughter Milla has fallen in love for the first time – with a young drifter and drug dealer Moses, of all people.

Babyteeth

Babyteeth | Australien 2019 | Drama, Comedy | Shannon Murphy | 12

Henry and Anna are less than enthusiastic when they find out that their very talented and sick daughter Milla has fallen in love for the first time – with a young drifter and drug dealer Moses, of all people.

Morgen irgendwo am Meer

Deutschland 2024 | Youth Film | Patrick Büchting

Based on the young adult novel by Adriana Popescu, MORGEN IRGENDWO AM MEER is about a road trip after high school, on which four young people negotiate jealousy and guilt, death and sadness, friendship and love.

Nachtwald – Das Abenteuer beginnt!

Nachtwald – Das Abenteuer beginnt! | Deutschland 2021 | Drama | André Hörmann

Friends Paul and Max are searching for a mysterious cave that Paul‘s father once discovered, but no one in the village believed him back then because of his mental illness.

Nelly & Nadine

Nelly och Nadine | Schweden/Belgien/Norwegen 2022 | Documentary | Magnus Gertten

The moving documentary tells the story of Belgian opera singer Nelly Mousset-Vos and Chinese resistance fighter Nadine Hwang who met in the Ravensbrück concentration camp, got separated and found each other again after the war ended.

The World Before Your Feet

New York – The World Before Your Feet | USA 2018 | Documentary | Jeremy Workman | oA

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.

Nilas Traum im Garten Eden

Nila's Dream in the Garden of Eden | Deutschland 2023 | Documentary | Niloufar Taghizadeh | 12

Director Niloufar Taghizadeh portrays her former classmate Leyla and her six-year-old daughter Nila in her documentary, which was partly secretly shot: Nila comes from a so-called “temporary marriage” and therefore has no legal status in Iran.

Norwegian Dream

Norwegen/Polen/Deutschland 2023 | Drama | Leiv Igor Devold | 12

Poles Robert and Ivar meet while working at a Norwegian fish factory, but while Ivar is open about his homosexuality, Robert wants to keep the relationship a secret.

The Advantages of Travelling by Train

Ventajas de viajar en tren | Spanien 2019 | Black Comedy | Aritz Moreno | 16

Publisher Helga meets chatty psychiatrist Ángel Sanagustín on a train. His bizarre, convoluted stories lead to darker and darker places and ultimately to her husband, whom she just committed to a mental hospital.

One in a Million

One in a Million | Deutschland 2022 | Documentary, Sportfilm | Joya Thome

US-American YouTuber and songwriter Witney comes into contact with her German fan Yara because of their shared passion for gymnastics.

Paris Calligrammes

Deutschland/Frankreich 2019 | Documentary, Essay Film | Ulrike Ottinger

La bonne epouse

La bonne épouse | Frankreich/Belgien 2020 | Comedy | Martin Provost | 12

Feminism is slowly introduced in a housekeeping school in a French province in the late 1960s.

The Vets

Les vétos | Frankreich 2019 | Comedy | Julie Manoukian

Cold, introverted Alex (Noémie Schmidt) wants to work in epidemological research. When her uncle, who suffers from heart disease, asks her for help, she quickly finds out that he actually wanted to put her up in the village vet practice.

Ponyherz – Wild und frei!

Ponyherz – Wild und frei! | Deutschland 2023 | Family Film, Youth Film, Tierfilm | Markus Dietrich

Radical

Radical | Mexiko 2023 | Drama | Christopher Zalla

The 2023 “Festival Favorite“ award winner at Sundance is an excellent feature film about an unconventional math teacher of a Mexican “problem school“ and is based on real events.

Un peuple: A French Revolution

Un peuple | Frankreich 2022 | Documentary | Emmanuel Gras | 12

Historian, cinematographer and director Emmanuel Gras portrays numerous activists of the “Gilet jaunes,“ asking them about their motives and accompanying them to discussions and demonstrations.

Rose

Rose | Dänemark 2022 | Comedy, Drama | Niels Arden Oplev | 12

With an ample stash of Valium in his suitcase, Vagn, his wife Ellen, and her schizophrenic sister Inger embark on a turbulent Paris trip.

Le retour

Le Retour | Frankreich 2023 | Drama | Catherine Corsini

Catherine Corsini uses a family as a way to talk about origin, racism, class differences as well as first and queer love, drugs and parties, guilt and solidarity.

The Seed

Die Saat | Deutschland 2021 | Drama | Mia Maariel Meyer | 12

Reiner has problems with unscrupulous company heir Klose, his daughter Doreen has to defend herself against the evil, wealthy neighbor Mara. A family drama filled with capitalist critique.

Schlamassel

Deutschland 2023 | Drama | Sylke Enders | 12

In SCHLAMASSEL, director and screenwriter Sykle Enders, who was born in Brandenburg an der Havel, takes a look at the post-reunification period in the East German province in a smart and differentiated way.

Sebastian Jumping Fences

Sebastian springt über Geländer | Deutschland 2020 | Drama | Ceylan Ataman-Checa

Sebastian is a young, introverted man from Hannover. In his film debut, which is inspired by the Berlin School, Ataman-Checa takes a look at meaningful but also trivial moments from Sebastians youth and adolescence in three sections.

Toni, en famille: C'est la vie

Toni, en famille | Frankreich 2023 | Comedy, Drama | Nathan Ambrosioni

Toni, a single mother of five children, is busy around the clock and asks herself what she actually wants out of life once the children leave the house.

Sorry Genosse

Deutschland 2022 | Documentary | Vera Brückner

Hedi and Karl-Heinz fall in love at first sight when they meet in 1969 at aunt Klärchen‘s family celebration, but the wall separates the Thuringian med student and the Frankfurter leftist activist. Director Vera Maria Brückner directs the ...

Breakthrough Stage

Spielen oder nicht spielen | Deutschland 2023 | Documentary | Kim Münster, Sebastian Bergfeld

The documentary portrays Yulia and Lucy, actresses with disabilities, that have had to fight hard to attain their dream job.

Sunburned

Deutschland/Niederlande/Polen 2020 | Drama | Carolina Hellsgård | NEW RELEASE

Berlin-based Swedish director and screenwriter Carolina Hellsgård links Claire‘s coming-of-age story with a Senegalese teenager who fled to southern Spain in SUNBURNED.

The Sunlit Night

Deutschland/Norwegen 2019 | Drama, Romance Films | David Wnendt | 12

When artist Fran gets the opportunity to paint artist Nils‘ shed in Lofoten over the summer, she is thankful for the unusual offer – anything to get away from New York! The romantic comedy thrives on weird and warm characters, imaginative decor, ...

Sweet Disaster

Deutschland 2021 | Drama | Laura Lehmus | oA

Frida has found the love of her life in Felix. But then she realizes she has accidentally gotten pregnant and that Felix is back together with his ex-girlfriend. Frida desperately tries everything to win him back.

Tenor (2022)

Tenor (2022) | Frankreich 2022 | Comedy, Drama, Music Films | Claude Zidi Jr. | 12

When rapper Antoine delivers sushi to a Paris Opera House, vocal teacher Madame Loyseau notices his tenor voice. She decides to work with Antoine.

Trübe Wolken

Deutschland 2021 | Drama | Christian Schäfer | 12

A corpse of a classmate is found in the forest next to the provincial town where introverted 17 year old Paul lives. A coming-of-age thriller in dark colors.

Trümmermädchen

Trümmermädchen | Deutschland 2021 | Historical Film, Drama | Oliver Kracht | 16

Germany, 1946. Charlotte is pregnant, but returning soldier Ludwig doesn‘t want to want to have anything to do with a child. Charlotte uses the money he gives her for an abortion to take a “Fräuleinkurs“ with actress Gloria and learns about ...

Tytöt tytöt tytöt: Girl Picture

Tytöt! Tytöt! Tytöt! | Finnland 2022 | Love Stories | Alli Haapasalo | 12

A variety of experiences shake up the feelings of friends Mimmi and Rönkkö on three consecutive Fridays.

Undir trenu

Undir trénu | Island/Dänemark/Polen/Deutschland 2017 | Comedy | Hafsteinn Gunnar Sigurdsson | 12

A tense black comedy under the bright Icelandic sun.

Lost Ones

Verlorene | Deutschland 2018 | Drama | Felix Hassenfratz | 16

VERLORENE, which director Felix Hassenfratz describes as a “modern anti-Heimat film“ shows that sexual abuse takes place everywhere, also behind well-behaved, Christian, provincial facades.

Walchensee Forever

Deutschland 2020 | Documentary | Janna Ji Wonders | 6

Janna Ji Wonder‘s documentary about her own family takes her from Bavaria to the US, to Rainer Langhan‘s commune, and back to Walchensee.

My Wonderful Wanda

Wanda, mein Wunder | Schweiz 2020 | Drama, Comedy | Bettina Oberli | oA

Wanda travels from Poland to Switzerland in order to care for bed-ridden Joseph in the home of the Wegmeister family. When she gets pregnant from Josef, the facade of the bourgeois family crumbles.

When Will It Be Again Like It Never Was Before

Wann wird es endlich wieder so wie es nie war | Deutschland 2023 | Literary Film Adaptations, Tragicomedy | Sonja Heiss

Jasse grows up in the 1970s surrounded by a family on the brink of falling apart due to the pressures of societal norms. And he himself is also struggling with trying to fit in

The Reason I Jump

The Reason I Jump | Großbritannien 2020 | Documentary | Jerry Rothwell

The documentary named after the eponymous book, which was told from 13 year old Naoki Higashida‘s perspective, lends insight into the world of people with autism in a multifaceted and sensitive way.

White, white Day

Hvítur, Hvítur Dagur | Island/Dänemark/Schweden 2019 | Drama | Hlynur Pálmason | 12

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.

Where Is Anne Frank

Where Is Anne Frank? | Belgien/Luxemburg 2021 | Animation, Drama, Historical Film | Ari Folman

About Joan

A Propos de Joan | Frankreich/Deutschland/Irland 2022 | Drama | Laurent Larivière | 12

Publisher Joan (Isabelle Huppert) is looking back on her life. Joan‘s story comes together bit by bit in constantly alternating episodes which are set in Ireland, France and Germany in different eras. It is about goodbyes and reunions, grief and ...

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