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17.09.2020 to 29.09.2020

Arsenal, City Kino Wedding, FLK Kreuzberg

AlFilm - Arab Film Festival Berlin

ALFILM, the Arab Film Festival Berlin in its 11th edition, was also postponed to September, a month in which festivals are swarming like wasps on the last piece of cake. Maybe that‘s why the Alfilm films and panels have spread out over all of September. From 1st-29th of September ... more

29.09.2020 to 27.10.2020



Donat Keusch from the C.G. Jung Society will be screening Billy Wilder‘s gender comedy SOME LIKE IT HOT (1959, OV with German subs) as part of the Psyche and Film series. In October they will screen the excellent drama MANCHESTER BY THE SEA ... more


Acud Kino

Screening and Talk: MY NAME IS NOT ALI

Rainer Werner Fassbinder cast his then-partner El Hedi Ben Salem in the main role of his drama ALI - FEAR EATS SOUL. Though often considered anti-racist, Viola Shafik's documentary MY NAME IS NOT ALI argues the case that Fassbinder and his troupe othered and exotised Salem in the film and in ... more

30.09.2020 to 10.10.2020

Acud Kino, Hackesche Höfe, Sputnik, Moviemento, Berliner Union Film Ateliers

HUMAN RIGHTS Film Festival

The Human Rights Festival will take the form of an on/offline hybrid festival under the motto “The Future is Now“. The focus of the festival is on giving a platform to people and stories that otherwise only appear on the margin of news coverage and advocating for their interests and ... more

01.10.2020 to 04.10.2020

Oyoun Kulturzentrum, Wissmannstr. 32, 12049 Berlin

SOURA Film Festival

The Soura Film Festival was held for the first time last year. The festival is a platform for queer cinema from the Middle East and North Africa ("MENA-Region") and creates a forum for an often overlooked film culture while also starting conversations and exchanges. The second edition will ... more


Bali Kino

Neighbours' Cinema: KAMERDYNER (THE BUTLER)

In the “Neighbor‘s Cinema“ series, Bali Kino presents Polish films once a month. On October 12th at 18:00 they will screen KAMERDYNER (OV with engl. ST), a visually impressive, historical epic in which a Prussian family in the embattled border region between Germany, ... more

14.10.2020 to 19.10.2020

Acud Kino, Sputnik Kino

Russian Documentaries

The summer break is over and Russian Doc is back. In September there will be two shorts by young filmmakers. In Elizaveta Kozlova‘s IN THE EYE OF THE HURRICANE, 12 year old Natasha flees from a snow storm and sits on a roof to catch a glimpse of similarly stormy changes that are about to ... more


Sputnik Kino am Südstern


Vinyl addicted high end music fans will meet each other to closely listen to records for the 37th time at Sputnik on September 17th. This time there won‘t only be music from the international jazz prog rock scene – the program includes British 70s band “If“, arranger Don ... more


Sputnik Kino am Südstern

Open Screening

There‘s an Open Screening at Sputnik Kino on every third Wednesday of the month (September 16th and October 21st). Filmmakers can present their film in front of an adventurous audience without registering, pre-selections, or a jury. Every format and genre is possible, the maximum lengh is ... more

31.10.2020 to 04.11.2020

Acud Kino, Sputnik Kino

Lithuanian Cinema goes Berlin

The 9th edition of LITHUANIAN CINEMA GOES BERLIN will bring 45 contemporary and historical feature-lengths and shorts from Lithuania, Estonia, and Latvia to Berlin between October 31rd-November 4th. Audiences can expect a supporting program with Lithuanian post-punk girl band SHISHI ... more

03.11.2020 to 08.11.2020


Festival of East European Cinema

Just a few kilometres away from the German-Polish border, FEC regularly presents films from Germany, Poland, Russia and other Central/Eastern European countries. For its 30th iteration, a new team has assembled and is currently selecting films and creating an exciting programme for ... more

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