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Monika
Barely out of her teens, dependent on her family and extremely nearsighted, Monika desperately wants to pass her driving test. She undertakes a risky eye laser operation which fails and she loses her sight. Her fragile mother cracks under the…
Kebab Connection
A delightful, immigrant comedy from Anno Saul and Fatih Akin ( Head On ) that reminds us how integration really works. Young Turkish hip-hopper Ibo dreams of making the first German kung-fu film. He hones his craft by making an…
Von Hunden und Pferden
Rolf has a deep affection for his dog Piet who is sadly diagnosed with hip dysplasia. An operation could save the dog but would cost a lot of money. In his desperation Rolf believes that his only chance is to…
A Blind Hero - The Love of Otto Weidt
At Yad Vashem, the Berlin brushmaker Otto Weidt is listed as one of the Righteous Among the Nations. But Weidt's story has otherwise been overlooked until now. A Blind Hero finally brings the story of his daring and cunning rescue…
Phoenix
June, 1945. Badly injured, her face destroyed, Auschwitz survivor Nelly (Nina Hoss, Barbara , Homeland ) returns to her hometown, Berlin. She's accompanied by Lene (Nina Kunzendorf, Woman in Gold ), a Jewish Agency employee and Nelly's friend from pre-war…
Backpack
In the thirst for adventure, young teacher Daniel heads off to his first big journey around the world. But on his first stop in the Indonesian megacity Jakarta, Daniel is totally over challenged by the foreign culture. He loses sight…
Porn Punk Poetry
A male prostitute who almost forgot the meaning of real feelings is falling in love with a young girl. By her tenderness he's experiencing a feeling of warmth. His world is out of joint and he realizes he's just as…
Victoria
Berlin, 4am. Victoria, a young woman from Madrid, meets Sonne and his three mates outside a club. The local guys promise to show Victoria the real side of the city, but they owe someone a dangerous favour that requires repaying…
Couchmovie
In four episodes, the film portrays the encounters between "couch surfers" and their hosts in four different places in Europe. In Stuttgart, Swabian publisher Annette meets Pawel, a Polish happy go lucky, while in Spain, her niece Nina is expecting…
Labyrinth of Lies
Based on the true events of the investigation that lead to the Frankfurt Auschwitz trials. Germany, 1958: nobody wants to look back to the time of the Nazi regime, so when young prosecuting attorney Johann Radmann comes across sensitive documents…
Vincent Wants to Sea
Riding high on the crest of critical success and a smash hit at the German box office, Vincent Wants To Sea is the recent recipient of Best Film and Best Actor Awards at the 2011 German Film Awards. Vincent Wants…
St. Christophorus: Roadkill
Chris, a young lawyer, drives on a nightly road heading towards Hamburg. But his ride takes an unexpected turn as he witness a tragic accident. A crime, two sadistic police men and a bestial ranger: The angst-ridden Chris realizes, that…
Sunny
Hajo doesn't think much before he beats the living daylight out of somebody. Hajo is nineteen and very aggressive. Half a year ago he became a dad. He has to take care of his son instead of hanging out with…
Wunderkinder
A time of great uncertainty and turmoil exists for the people of Ukraine in 1941, with the divide between social and religious groups at an all time high. During this dangerous period, Max and Helga Reich secretly arrange music lessons…
Rosenstrasse
Staring down the barrel of machine guns, they demonstrated against the deportation of their Jewish husbands who were imprisoned by the Nazis in the Jewish Welfare Office on Rosenstrasse. The women of Rosenstrasse put their lives and reputations on the…