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I was admittedly a bit worried. Both in TRANSIT as well as PHEONIX it was the mysterious, disappearing women who were more like ideas than people that I liked the least, and now comes a film about water sprite Undine – a nymph who can only get a soul if she‘s loved. But the worries were unfounded. Paula Beer as the water creature Undine is very present and contemporary. In the first scene she sits in a cafe, the conversation she had with her boyfriend Johannes (Jacob Matschenz) in which he broke up with her must‘ve taken place shortly before. “You can‘t do that,“ she says, “you ... more



Abel Ferrara’s career stretches back to the 1970’s, when he provided his own brand of arty exploitation movies for New York’s grindhouse theaters. Since then, his films have continued to be both artful and transgressive, often going to extremes while pursuing his personal obsessions and idiosyncrasies. In other words, he fits the bill as one of America’s more outre auteurs.

Like most indie filmmaker’s of his era, the 1990’s was a high-water mark, with works like KING OF NEW YORK, BAD LIEUTENANT and ADDICTION earning him both praise and controversy. The last decade or so has been ... more



We are happy to announce that Mobile Kino is our new partner cinema! Mobile Kino has organized English-speaking film screenings at different Berlin locations since 2014. In the summer they mostly take place in the open air, in the winter Mobile Kino pops up in clubs, galleries, underground spaces, and cinema. In July there will also be Mobile Kino screenings on Thursday nights at the Charlottenburg S-bahn station. more


CRISIS CINEMA – An eclectic film series with ZOMBIES, VIRUSES, and APOCALYPSES

City Kino has curated a small film series focused on apoycalypses that include Jim Jarmusch‘s zombie comedy THE DEAD DON‘T DIE and the somewhat rowdier zombie apocalypse comedy ZOMBIELAND (2009). There‘s also the new cult classic zombie hit 28 DAYS LATER.

8.7. at 21.30: THE DEAD DON'T DIE / 15.7. at 21.15: 28 DAYS LATER / 29.7. 20.45: ZOMBIELAND (all in the original version with German subtitles) more


Cinematic Berlin Shop

Mugs & More

We produced bear coffee mugs and a luxury edition of our poster because we absolutely love the design by Hans Baltzer.
It's available in our new Cinematic Berlin shop and half of the proceeds go to Berlin's independent cinemas. Visit our brand new shop at: more


Open Air Again

The cinema is back in Berlin

From today Berlin's open air cinemas are allowed to open again! Most need some more days to get everything in place and implement the new corona regulations. Here is a list with the opening dates and films. more

Feature, News


Millennial paranoia

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. more


Berlin Film Anthology: BERLIN: SYMPHONY OF A GREAT CITY (1927)

The metropolis never sleeps

BERLIN – SYMPHONY EINER GROSSSTADT is mandatory viewing for anyone who loves cinema or Berlin. In his futuristic portrayal of the city avantgarde filmmaker Walter Ruttmann – one of the pioneers of abstract cinema - employed all cinematic means at his disposal at 1927. more


Berlin Film Anthology: LOLA RENNT

Speeding through the capital

Young and on the move. In LOLA RENNT (RUN LOLA RUN) Berlin is a city in overdrive. It’s the late 1990s and the city is rebuilding itself. Building sites are everywhere and what used to be a laid back haven for dropouts is reforming itself into a run of the mill capital. In the middle of it all Lola has twenty minutes to safe her boyfriend from a drug deal gone sour. more




21 international filmfestivals have joined forces to create an online festival charity event on youtube.
The festival will feature programming curated by 21 film festivals from around the world from May 29 - June 7. All funds raised during the festival will benefit COVID-19 relief funds. l. more