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

Dr. Ketel

2011 80 Min
Berlin's notorious Neukoelln district. The near future, a time in …

Dream A40

1965 16 Min
As two young homosexuals drive along one of Britain's new …

Zorn dem Volke

2017 15 Min
One face, one border and the suffering in between. While …

Hollywood in the Heathlands

2016 45 Min
Forgotten and weathered today, three studio halls lie in the …

Ménage

1992 12 Min
Blanche is a housekeeping 'maniac'. After a restless, sleepless night, …

In Transit

1986 16 Min
The misadventures of Leopold Pavlovsky as he is stuck in …

It was damp, dark and smelled like wood

2016 13 Min
The film is about the last 12 minutes before the …

Terminally Happy

2015 14 Min
In order to remember, you first need to forget. Through …

Trouble

1993 87 Min
Berlin at the beginning of the 1990s. Thousands of young …

Standing in the Shadows of Motown

2002 108 Min
In 1959, Berry Gordy Jr. gathered the best musicians from …

The Artist and the Model

2012 105 Min
Marc Cros, an elderly sculptor, lives with his wife Lea …

West is West

2010 102 Min
Salford, North of England, 1975. The now much diminished, but …

Tom Sawyer And His Friends

2012 94 Min
The story of Tom Sawyer and Huckleberry Finn, placed in …

Tabu

2012 113 Min
Two elderly women, Pilar (Teresa Madruga) and Santa (Isabel Muñoz …

Prince Avalanche

2013 94 Min
In the wake of a devastating forest wildfire that swept …

The Man Who Loved Yngve

2008 97 Min
It's November 1989, and the Berlin Wall is falling. In …

The Fencer

2015 90 Min
Fleeing from the Russian secret police because of his controversial …

Joe Strummer – The Future is Unwritten

2007 120 Min
As the front man of the Clash from 1977 onwards, …

Janis. Little Girl Blue

2015 99 Min
Archival footage and interviews highlight the life and career of …

In the Crosswind

2014 83 Min
An emotional and tragic movie about mass deportation to Siberia …

In the Fog

2012 127 Min
Western frontiers of the USSR, 1942. The region is under …

Ida

2013 80 Min
Poland, 1962. Anna, an orphan brought up by nuns in …

I Am a Woman Now

2012 86 Min
I Am A Woman Now (formerly Casablanca Revisited), the first …

Hockney

2014 112 Min
Born in 1937, David Hockney has spent his life working …

Heart of a Dog

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