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12.01.2022 to 18.01.2022

The xposed Queer Film Festival is a guest at Krokodil in January. The cinema will show five feature-length films and a short film program from the 2021 festival program. Two highlights have already been announced: in COMETS (Georgia 2019) two friends meet in an idyllic ... more

17.01.2022 to 21.01.2022

Sputnik Kino, Acud Kino


In January and February Ira Kormannshaus, the curator of the “Russisch.Dok“ film series,will be bringing Russian documentaries to Berlin for the last time. In January, Denis Shabaev‘s NOT MY JOB (2016) will be shown. The film follows Tajik Farrukh who leaves his family behind in ... more

19.01.2022 to 31.01.2022

Acud Kino, Lichtblick, Xenon

Shorts Attack: Action Kids

The January motto of the monthly short film program curated by the short film agency “interfilm“ is “Action Kids:“ teenagers in Morocco cause a stir when they try to kiss on a beach, in Ghana they experiment with film cameras and in Germany they loudly take to the streets. A ... more

19.01.2022 to 22.02.2022


'80s Extravaganza

In January and February Z-inema‘s program is all about the 1980s. It begins with the award-winning New Zealand apocalyptic homage TURBO KID (January 19th) about “The Kid,“ who knows how to defend himself against the evil warlord in the desert with his BMX bike. In February Don ... more

20.01.2022 to 26.01.2022

Sputnik Kino, Acud Kino, City Kino Wedding, Zeiss Grossplanetarium, Zukunft am Ostkreuz

15. British Shorts Film Festival

In the second year after Brexit it has become a bit harder to obtain British products, but luckily the supply of fantastic shorts from the island hasn‘t been affected by it. The British Shorts Film Festival will take place between January 20th-26th in five Berlin cinemas. The ... more

29.01.2022 to 02.02.2022

Brotfabrik Kino, Klick Kino, fsk Kino

80 Years of Derek Jarman Retrospective

„A man will be forgotten in time and noone will remember our work“, as Derek Jarman said, angry and close to death, in his last film BLUE.

And Derek Jarman, one of the most important voices of the 1970s, -80s and -90s, is still not forgotten. On January 31st the filmmaker, ... more

01.02.2022 to 03.05.2022

Sputnik Kino, Union Kino, Xenon Kino

Best Of Cinema

The film distributor Studiocanal will screen a film classic on the first Tuesday of every month under the heading “Best Of Cinema.“ On January 4th Hercule Poirot (Peter Ustinov) will pursue a DEATH ON THE NILE (1977) which has many suspects. Poirot actually wanted to ... more

03.02.2022 to 06.02.2022

City Kino Wedding

Final Girls Film Festival Berlin 2022

The 7th edition of Final Girls Berlin Film Fest is back at City Kino Wedding from February 3rd-6th. The complexity of motherhood is a big theme in four of the features. HELLBENDER (German premiere), directed by filmmaking family Toby Poser, Zelda Adams and John Adams, is an ... more

09.02.2022 to 18.02.2022

Berlin Film Festival 2022

The Berlinale is daring to take place as an international in-person event from February 9th-18th (status: 22.12.2021). There were some bits of news before the ecitorial deadline: the first nominees in the Panorama program include a series of works from representatives of independent ... more

09.02.2022 to 17.02.2022

Hackesche Höfe Kino

Critics' Week

Dialogue has always been a very crucial to the Critic‘s Week, which will also take place in parallel with the Berlinale this year from February 9th-17th at Hackesche Höfe Kino. In accompanying discussion rounds, filmmakers won‘t just discuss with the moderators and the ... more

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