Classics

  • Deadlock

    Deadlock

    1970

    1h.29min

    16+

    DEADLOCK hints at what German film could have become without all the state subsidized funding of navel-gazing and art for art's sake.


  • Menmaniacs - The Legacy of Leather

    Menmaniacs - The Legacy of Leather

    1994

    1h.26min

    16+

    An intense trip into the gay bondage and leather scene: We meet contestants, bondage film actors, uniform fetishists and long-term slaves.


  • That Most Important Thing: Love

    That Most Important Thing: Love

    1975

    1h.49min

    16+

    The photographer Servais (Fabio Testi) falls in love with the unsuccessful but married actress Nadine Chevalier (Romy Schneider).


  • Happiness Is a Warm Gun

    Happiness Is a Warm Gun

    2001

    1h.30min

    16+

    Green Party icon Petra Kelly is shot in her sleep by her partner Gert Bastian, an ex-Federal Armed Forces general, before he kills himself.


  • Blue Eyed

    Blue Eyed

    1996

    1h.33min

    16+

    An eye-opening experience about deep engrained behaviour we barley are aware of in our every day life.


  • The Old Gun

    The Old Gun

    1975

    1h.38min

    16+

    The Wehrmacht massacre at Oradour in 1944, filmed with Philppe Noiret and Romy Schneider in 1975. Hated by the German critics, loved by the French.


  • Ghetto

    Ghetto

    1997

    1h.56min

    16+

    A touching documentary about the everyday life of Zurich's forgotten youth.


  • Well Done

    Well Done

    1994

    1h.13min

    16+

    The world we have just entered resembles a futurist machine. It is a colossus of concrete and glass, with a computer heart heart deep inside.


  • East of War

    East of War

    1996

    1h.52min

    16+

    The testimonies of former Wehrmacht soldiers collected by Ruth Beckermann are still horrifying today.


  • Berlin Now

    Berlin Now

    1984

    58min

    16+

    A stroll through the bizarre tapestry of what was once West Berlin - a city riddled with empty lots and free space and surrounded by a wall.


  • It Should Have Been Nice After That

    It Should Have Been Nice After That

    2000

    1h.13min

    16+

    Karin Jurschick examins the reasons for her late mother's suicide.


  • Zoe - Long Version

    Zoe - Long Version

    1999

    1h.19min

    16+

    ZOE perfectly encapsulated the lives of drifters in Berlin at the turn of the millennium.


  • The Case of Mr. Spalt

    The Case of Mr. Spalt

    1988

    1h.35min

    16+

    The filmmaker René Perraudin made five comedic short films with Otto Sander in the leading role and combines them into feature film story.


  • Towards Jerusalem

    Towards Jerusalem

    1990

    1h.25min

    16+

    Beckermann's subjects offer a dramatic range of candid opinions about Arab-Jewish relations, immigration, the intifada, religion, and the economy.


  • The Paper Bridge

    The Paper Bridge

    1987

    1h.32min

    16+

    A journey through Austrian filmmaker Ruth Beckermann's own family's history and at the same time, the story of Central Europe's Jews and of a region.


  • Return to Vienna

    Return to Vienna

    1983

    1h.31min

    16+

    Franz West (1909-85) remembers his youth in Vienna: the diverse Jewish population the Red Vienna labor movement and the rise of Austrofascism.


  • A Fleeting Passage To The Orient

    A Fleeting Passage To The Orient

    1999

    1h.22min

    16+

    This captivating film shows the less-knon sides of the Elisabeth, Empress of Austria, aka Empress Sissi on her travels to Egypt in 1885 and 1891.


  • Hither And Thither

    Hither And Thither

    1985

    1h.20min

    16+

    Douglas Wolfsperger presents the perils of small town life in black and white in his debut feature film HITHER AND THITHER.


  • Test drive to paradise

    Test drive to paradise

    1992

    1h.23min

    16+

    The satire project TEST DRIVE TO PARADISE by Douglas Wolfsperger presents a pastor and his pilgrims with a severe test of faith.


  • Kurt Gerron's Carousel

    Kurt Gerron's Carousel

    1999

    1h.5min

    16+

    An award-winning, authentic film about the Holocaust. "It’s a well done, very moving documentary." (Roman Polanski)


  • Honey and Ashes

    Honey and Ashes

    1996

    1h.16min

    16+

    Naima, a doctor, Amina, a graduate, and Leila, a young student, are pursuing their individual routes to an independent life when their paths cross.


  • Kojotenweg 13

    Kojotenweg 13

    1996

    12min

    16+

    An intense two-person drama about a dysfunctional love relationship featuring cult actor and musician Lars Rudolph ("Run Lola Run").


  • Sprung ins Leere

    Sprung ins Leere

    1995

    12min

    16+

    Gwen makes herself invisible to search for her own life form and to be able to study those of the others secretly. With an unpredictable outcome...