A Place Called Wahala
Directed by Jürgen Ellinghaus • Documentary • 2021 • 55 minutes
Every year the War Cemetery Memorial of Wahala / Chra in Togo (West Africa) hosts the 11th November Remembrance Day Ceremony in memory of the First World War and of the African colonial soldiers who died here in August 1914. The fir...
Michael H. profession:director
Directed by Yves Montmayeur • Documentary • With Michael Haneke, Jean-Louis Trintignant, Emmanuelle Riva, Isabelle Huppert, Juliette Binoche • 2013 • 92 minutes
In 25 years, Michael Haneke established himself as one of the most important directors in cinema history. From his early work to Oscar ...
Go For Zucker
Directed by Dani Levy • Drama • With Henry Hübchen, Hannelore Elsner, Udo Samel • 2006 • 91 minutes
First-class pool shark and all-around hustler Jaeckie Zucker is up to his ears in debt, again. He faces jail, divorce and general ruin. When word comes that his mother has died, leaving an inherit...
Directed by Dani Levy • Drama • With Ulrich Mühe, Sylvester Groth • 2009 • 92 minutes
The bastard love child of Charlie Chaplin’s The Great Dictator and Mel Brooks’ The Producers, My Führer is a wildly provocative and laugh-out-loud satire about Adolf Hitler and the Third Reich.
December 1944: ...
1914: A War of Images
Directed by Günter Kaindlstorfer • Documentary • 2014 • 45 minutes
World War I was the battlefield for the first propaganda war in history. The recently invented and very popular medium of film was used by all military parties to create deception and manipulate public opinion. Scientists, using ...
Sophie Scholl: The Final Days
Directed by Marc Rothemund • Drama • With Julia Jentsch • 2005 • 117 minutes
The true story of Germany’s most famous anti-Nazi heroine is brought to thrilling life in the multi-award winning drama Sophie Scholl-The Final Days. Academy Award Nominee for Best Foreign Language Film, Sophie Scholl s...
Directed by Nicolette Krebitz • Drama • With Lilith Stangenberg • 2016 • 97 minutes
Nicolette Krebitz’s long awaited third feature WILD, shocked and awed audiences at the 2016 Sundance festival. A seductive, dark trip into the soul of civilized humanity, WILD is a strange, dream-like journey of ...
Aimee and Jaguar
Directed by Max Färberböck • Drama • With Juliane Köhler, Maria Schrader • 1999 • 125 minutes
In 1943, while the Allies are bombing Berlin and the Gestapo is purging the capital of Jews, a dangerous love affair blossoms between two women. One of them, Lilly Wust (NOWHERE IN AFRICA’s Juliane Köhl...
Directed by Dominik Graf • Drama • With Hannah Herzsprung, Florian Stetter, Henriette Confurius • 2015 • 170 minutes
Beloved Sisters depicts the unconventional romance between two aristocratic sisters and a rebellious poet who took the European literary world by storm in the late eighteenth cent...
Directed by Chris Marker • Documentary • 1990 • 29 minutes
Some months after the fall of the Berlin wall, Chris Marker shot this passionate documentary, reflecting the state of the place and its spirit with remarkable acuity. It is a complete version of a film that was created for French televis...
A Coffee in Berlin
Directed by Jan Ole Gerster • Drama • With Tom Schilling, Friederike Kempter • 2014 • 88 minutes
Jan Ole Gerster’s wry and vibrant feature debut A Coffee in Berlin, which swept the 2013 German Oscar Awards, paints a day in the life of Niko, a twenty-something college dropout going nowhere fast. ...
Directed by Diana Groó • Documentary • With Rachel Weisz, George Weisz, Judit Hoffmann Varga, Lea Neukum • 2016 • 63 minutes
Diana Groó’s documentary tells the story of Regina Jonas (1902-1944) a strong woman, who made history by becoming the first properly ordained woman rabbi in the world.The...
Directed by Dale Bell • Documentary • 2018 • 61 minutes
BACKFIRED: When VW Lied to America tells the inside story of the VW scandal as it unravels beginning at West Virginia University in 2013 where a group of unsuspecting students accidentally discover the defeat device while doing rare on-road...
Directed by Rudiger Sunner • Documentary • 2009 • 90 minutes
For more than sixty years, thousands of historians, political scientists, psychologists and others have attempted to explain the murderous ideology of National Socialism-in particular the theories of its founders Adolf Hitler, Heinrich...
In the Aisles
Directed by Thomas Stuber • Drama • With Franz Rogowski, Sandra Huller • 2018 • 125 minutes
When the reclusive Christian (Franz Rogowski, TRANSIT) takes a job working the night shift at a big box store, his new manager, Bruno from the Beverage Department (Peter Kurth, BABYLON BERLIN), teaches hi...
Directed by Volker Schlöndorff • Drama • With André Dussollier, Niels Arestrup, Burghart Klaußner • 2014 • 85 minutes
As the Allies march toward Paris in the summer of 1944, Hitler gives orders that the French capital should not fall into enemy hands, or if it does, then ‘only as a field of rubb...
Dreaming of a Tree House
Directed by Beate Lendt • Documentary • 2011 • 85 minutes
DREAMING OF A TREE HOUSE is a film about the pioneering community-building project of the world-famous architect Frei Otto in Berlin, called the Okohaus-an experimental, ecological, customized housing project in the city center.
Eternity Has No Door of Escape
Directed by Arthur Borgnis • Documentary • 2017 • 80 minutes
"Outsider art" challenges established historical categories and transcends artistic movements. A translation of the French term art brut, a phrase coined by the painter and sculptor Jean Dubuffet in the aftermath of World War II, this ...
A Film Unfinished
Directed by Yael Hersonski • Documentary • 2010 • 90 minutes
This potent documentary uses a long-lost film reel to illustrate how the Nazis controlled images of Jewish life during World War II. Though the Nazis made a propaganda movie of contented Jews in the Warsaw ghetto, the missing spool exp...
Forget Me Not
Directed by David Sieveking • Documentary • 2012 • 88 minutes
Leading documentary filmmaker David Sieveking (David Wants to Fly) weaves an astonishingly candid, loving and revelatory chronicle of the changes his mother's Alzheimer's has on his family. Although dealing with his mother's disease ...
Free Lunch Society
Directed by Christian Tod • Documentary • With Frances Fox Piven, Emmanuel Saez, Charles Alan Murray • 2017 • 92 minutes
That basic income is a powerful idea is indisputable: land, water and air are gifts of nature. They are different from private property that humans create by their individual ...
Directed by Francois Ozon • Drama • With Pierre Niney, Paula Beer • 2017 • 114 minutes
Set in Germany and France in the immediate aftermath of the First World War, (1914-1918), Frantz recalls the mourning period that follows great national tragedies as seen through the eyes of the war’s “lost ge...
Generation War Episode 1
Directed by Philipp Kadelbach • Drama • With Volker Bruch, Tom Schilling, Katharina Schüttler, Ludwig Trepte, Miriam Stein • 2014 • 90 minutes
On the eve of the Russian invasion in 1941, five German friends gather in Berlin before going separate ways: army lieutenant Wilhelm, his intellectual br...
Generation War Episode 2
Directed by Philipp Kadelbach • Drama • With Volker Bruch, Tom Schilling, Katharina Schüttler, Ludwig Trepte, Miriam Stein • 2014 • 88 minutes
As the war progresses, the soldiers realize they are not fighting the war that they expected. Charlotte and Greta must live with the consequences of thei...