From romantic love to a community of responsibility - what does the "family" spectrum encompass? For a long time, the focus was on the classic family. But today, people's living situations have become more diverse. There are rainbow and foster families, people who live with or without children, are single parents, have one or more partners. These new models of life are creating new kinds of communities.

With this thematic space, we approach the legendary "family", and also show how diverse it can be.

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Film Still "Two Mothers"

Two Mothers

Anne Zohra Berrached 2013 79 Min
KATJA (43) and ISABELLA (37) decide to get a child. …
Film Still "We will survive"

We will survive

Nele Dehnenkamp 2018 29 Min
Elderly residents of the LGBT-friendly Julie-Roger-Haus in Frankfurt enjoy visits …
Film Still "In My Skin"

In My Skin

Anna-Sophia Richard 2018 72 Min
Why do women stay in violent relationships even when they …
Film Still "Club Europa"

Club Europa

Franziska Margarete Hoenisch 2017 82 Min
Driven by the wish to do something good - also …
Film Still "Memories of a Penitent Heart"

Memories of a Penitent Heart

Cecilia Aldarondo 2016 72 Min
Combining a wealth of recently discovered home movies, video, and …
Film Still "The Homecoming"

The Homecoming

Björn Hlynur Haraldsson 2015 100 Min
Gunnar, a sociologist in his fifties who has written countless …
Film Still "Subira"


Sippy Chadha 2018 99 Min
SUBIRA is a free spirit, a young Muslim girl born …
Film Still "A Perfectly Normal Family"

A Perfectly Normal Family

Malou Reymann 2020 93 Min
Emma (11) has a perfectly normal family until one day …
Film Still "Café Nagler"

Café Nagler

Mor Kaplansky, Yariv Barel 2015 59 Min
During the 1920s, Café Nagler was the hottest place in …
Film Still "Written/Unwritten"


Adrian Silisteanu 2016 20 Min
Outside a maternity ward, a Roma family is announced their …
Film Still "Liyana"


Aaron Kopp, Amanda Kopp 2017 77 Min
A Swazi girl embarks on a dangerous quest to rescue …
Film Still "Brothers and Sisters"

Brothers and Sisters

Thomas Arslan 1997 84 Min
Thomas Arslan’s BROTHERS AND SISTERS, set in Berlin-Kreuzberg, sketches the …
Film Still "Kauwboy"


Boudewijn Koole 2012 87 Min
Jojo, a lively 10-year-old with a difficult home life marked …
Film Still "Gora"


Stefan Malešević 2017 78 Min
In the remote mountain villages of Gora, in the harsh …
Film Still "Singled (Out)"

Singled (Out)

Mariona Guiu, Ariadna Relea 2017 70 Min
"Singled [Out]" tells the story of five women who are …
Film Still "(M)otherhood"


Inès Peris Mestre, Laura García Andreu 2018 58 Min
"[M]otherhood" provides answers so that never again will you feel …
Film Still "A World Not Ours"

A World Not Ours

Mahdi Fleifel 2012 93 Min
"A World Not Ours" is an intimate, humorous portrait of …
Film Still "The Cow Tongue Flower"

The Cow Tongue Flower

Germán Reyes 2018 23 Min
At the gates of the peace in Colombia, the young …
Film Still "Her Mothers"

Her Mothers

Asia Dér, Sári Haragonics 2020 75 Min
As Hungary’s political climate becomes increasingly radicalized, Virág, a former …
Film Still "Before Father Gets Back"

Before Father Gets Back

Mari Gulbiani 2018 75 Min
In a darkened classroom, the white cracked walls serve as …
Film Still "Streetkids United II - The Girls From Rio"

Streetkids United II - The Girls From Rio

María Clara 2015 77 Min
The Brazilian girls' football team is followed as they prepare …
Film Still "Love & Sex in Japan"

Love & Sex in Japan

Antoine Lassaigne 2016 60 Min
In the land of the Rising Sun, love and relationships …
Film Still "COMING OF AGE"


Teboho Edkins 2016 61 Min
Coming Of Age is a film that follows teenagers over …
Film Still "Mother of the Groom"

Mother of the Groom

Tsukasa Kishimoto 2011 26 Min
After leaving home several years ago, Higa Eiichi (Akira Ota) …
Film Still "Ce qui nous éloigne"

Ce qui nous éloigne

Wei Hu 2016 18 Min
An encounter after a long separation. Two families. One child.
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