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Waiting for Barcelona

Juho-Pekka Tanskanen 2018 85 Min
Barcelona’s labyrinthine streets are the epitome of romantic city life …

Code: debugging the gender gap

Robin Hauser Reynolds 2015 80 Min
At a time when jobs in the tech sector are …

Monsterman

Antti Haase 2014 85 Min
Above the Arctic Circle in Finnish Lapland, there is a …

Digitale Dissidenten

Cyril Tuschi 2015 88 Min
Whistle-blowers David Ellsberg, Edward Snowden, Thomas Drake, William Binney, Julian …

Diamanthände

Ella Raetzer 2016 20 Min
For me, music is the medium with which to express …

Welcome to Sodom

Florian Weigensamer, Christian Krönes 2018 90 Min
Agbogloshi, Accra is the largest electronic waste dump in the …

Le skate moderne

Antoine Besse 2014 7 Min
Somewhere between fiction and documentary, this video contemplatively follows a …

Die Wismut

Volker Koepp 1993 110 Min
In 1946, the Soviet occupying force founded the mining company …

Ways to Strength and Beauty

Wilhelm Prager, Nicholas Kaufmann 1925 108 Min
What is the perfect body - and how do you …

Wagenknecht

Sandra Kaudelka 2020 100 Min
WAGENKNECHT is a multi-layered film about idealism and dedication to …

Usedom – Clear View at the Sea

Heinz Brinkmann 2018 95 Min
For Berliners, the Baltic island of Usedom was once the …

Among Men – Gay in East Germany

Ringo Rösener, Markus Stein 2012 91 Min
More than two decades ago, a country in Europe existed …

Seestück

Volker Koepp 2018 135 Min
With SEESTÜCK, Volker Koepp concludes a series of documentaries that …

Schatzkammer Berlin

Dag Freyer 2018 87 Min
The Prussian Cultural Heritage Foundation guards a treasure that is …

The Prince and the Dybbuk

Elwira Niewiera, Piotr Rosołowski 2017 82 Min
Who was Moshe Waks, son of a poor Jewish blacksmith …

Oma & Bella

Alexa Karolinski 2012 75 Min
Oma & Bella is an intimate glimpse into the world …

My Wonderful West Berlin

Jochen Hick 2017 95 Min
Today's hip image of Berlin is based on the city’s …

Signs of Life

Alexa Karolinski 2018 83 Min
Clattering plates that will set the table for the Rosh …

Piece of Land

Volker Koepp 2016 122 Min
Idyllic landscape shots and conversations with local inhabitants convey the …

Kinshasa Symphony

Claus Wischmann, Martin Baer 2010 95 Min
Two hundred orchestral musicians are playing Beethoven’s Ninth – “Freude …

I Am Not Your Negro

Raoul Peck 2016 93 Min
In 1979, James Baldwin wrote a letter to his literary …

Mr. Zwilling and Mrs. Zuckermann

Volker Koepp 1999 126 Min
Czernowitz in western Ukraine was once the centre of Jewish …

The Communist

Andreas Goldstein 2018 72 Min
The “Film about the Father” is a difficult genre. Andreas …

Five Stars

Annekatrin Hendel 2017 75 Min
Take your broken heart, make it into art. Annekatrin Hendel …

Elisabeth Kübler-Ross: Facing Death

Stefan Haupt 2002 98 Min
Elisabeth Kübler-Ross is arguably the world’s most reknowned expert on …
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