Time Travel


Who hasn’t wanted to travel through time? This selection of films will take you on a journey into the past or transport you to near and distant futures, to worlds both real and imagined. History and sci-fi films offer a commentary on the present day and give us the opportunity to escape our everyday realities. Other films offer a glimpse into the future, with contrasting themes of hopeful utopias and dystopian anxieties.

Films in this category

Film Still "Dr. Ketel"

Dr. Ketel

Linus de Paoli 2011 80 Min
Berlin's notorious Neukoelln district. The near future, a time in …
Film Still "The Tunnel"

The Tunnel

André Øvredal 2016 14 Min
“The Tunnel” is a science-fiction film taking place in an …
Film Still "Zorn dem Volke"

Zorn dem Volke

Lorenz Piehl 2017 15 Min
One face, one border and the suffering in between. While …
Film Still "Hollywood in the Heathlands"

Hollywood in the Heathlands

Susanne Brahms 2016 45 Min
Forgotten and weathered today, three studio halls lie in the …
Film Still "Ménage"


Pierre Salvadori 1992 12 Min
Blanche is a housekeeping 'maniac'. After a restless, sleepless night, …
Film Still "In Transit"

In Transit

Cédric Klapisch 1986 16 Min
The misadventures of Leopold Pavlovsky as he is stuck in …
Film Still "It was damp, dark and smelled like wood"

It was damp, dark and smelled like wood

Peter Meister 2016 13 Min
The film is about the last 12 minutes before the …
Film Still "Terminally Happy"

Terminally Happy

Adina Istrate 2015 14 Min
In order to remember, you first need to forget. Through …
Film Still "Trouble"


Penelope Buitenhuis 1993 87 Min
Berlin at the beginning of the 1990s. Thousands of young …
Film Still "Standing in the Shadows of Motown"

Standing in the Shadows of Motown

Paul Justman 2002 108 Min
In 1959, Berry Gordy Jr. gathered the best musicians from …
Film Still "The Artist and the Model"

The Artist and the Model

Fernando Trueba 2012 105 Min
Marc Cros, an elderly sculptor, lives with his wife Lea …
Film Still "West is West"

West is West

Andy De Emmony 2010 102 Min
Salford, North of England, 1975. The now much diminished, but …
Film Still "Tom Sawyer And His Friends"

Tom Sawyer And His Friends

Norbert Lechner 2012 94 Min
The story of Tom Sawyer and Huckleberry Finn, placed in …
Film Still "Tabu"


Miguel Gomes 2012 113 Min
Two elderly women, Pilar (Teresa Madruga) and Santa (Isabel Muñoz …
Film Still "Prince Avalanche"

Prince Avalanche

David Gordon Green 2013 94 Min
In the wake of a devastating forest wildfire that swept …
Film Still "The Man Who Loved Yngve"

The Man Who Loved Yngve

Stian Kristiansen 2008 97 Min
It's November 1989, and the Berlin Wall is falling. In …
Film Still "The Fencer"

The Fencer

Klaus Härö 2015 90 Min
Fleeing from the Russian secret police because of his controversial …
Film Still "Joe Strummer – The Future is Unwritten"

Joe Strummer – The Future is Unwritten

Julien Temple 2007 120 Min
As the front man of the Clash from 1977 onwards, …
Film Still "Janis. Little Girl Blue"

Janis. Little Girl Blue

Amy J. Berg 2015 99 Min
Archival footage and interviews highlight the life and career of …
Film Still "In the Crosswind"

In the Crosswind

Martti Helde 2014 83 Min
An emotional and tragic movie about mass deportation to Siberia …
Film Still "In the Fog"

In the Fog

Sergei Loznitsa 2012 127 Min
Western frontiers of the USSR, 1942. The region is under …
Film Still "Ida"


Pawel Pawlikowski 2013 80 Min
Poland, 1962. Anna, an orphan brought up by nuns in …
Film Still "I Am a Woman Now"

I Am a Woman Now

Michiel van Erp 2012 86 Min
I Am A Woman Now (formerly Casablanca Revisited), the first …
Film Still "Hockney"


Randall Wright 2014 112 Min
Born in 1937, David Hockney has spent his life working …
Film Still "Heart of a Dog"

Heart of a Dog

Laurie Anderson 2015 75 Min
Laurie Anderson interweaves childhood memories, video diaries, philosophical thoughts on …
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