Coming of age

  • Zahorí

    Zahorí

    2022

    1h.45min

    16+

    In the vast emptiness of the Patagonian steppe, 13-year-old Mora embarks on a journey with an old, indigenous Mapuche gaucho.


  • Matadoras

    Matadoras

    2021

    26min

    16+

    Caught between German stuffiness and Argentinian religiosity, Madi discovers her own sexuality.


  • Enter Mycel

    Enter Mycel

    2022

    1h.15min

    16+

    A parasitic fungus infects humanity. It triggers visions and also enables communication with the dead.


  • Youth Topia

    Youth Topia

    2023

    1h.25min

    16+

    In a world driven by algorithms, a group of "forever teenagers" rebel against the dictates of self-optimization.


  • Forces

    Forces

    2023

    2h.28min

    16+

    Under the crushing emotional burden of his terminally ill father and violent brother, 14-year-old Daniel seeks refuge with two outcasts.


  • Bungalow

    Bungalow

    2002

    1h.24min

    16+

    The Bundeswehr is looking for him, his girlfriend Kerstin breaks up with him, and unexpectedly his older brother Max shows up


  • Dancing Quietly

    Dancing Quietly

    2016

    1h.21min

    16+

    An authentic and quietly directed personal love letter to all those whose greatest struggle is to just get out of bed every day.


  • Strassenkaiser

    Strassenkaiser

    2017

    1h.25min

    16+

    Noah (12) arrives in Berlin to visit his father and gets caught up in adventures at the Carnival of Cultures.


  • Dark Dreamer

    Dark Dreamer

    2020

    1h.33min

    16+

    A grieving teenage girl is drawn to the young man blamed for her brother's death.


  • Swimming

    Swimming

    2018

    1h.41min

    16+

    Teens Elisa and Anthea devise a sinister and destructive game as a way to sustain their mismatched friendship.


  • Eye Candy

    Eye Candy

    2019

    1h.0min

    16+

    In the formerly male-dominated world of wrestling, a courageous woman struggles to be taken seriously as an athlete and performer.


  • For Nothing

    For Nothing

    2014

    1h.35min

    16+

    A political and sociological look at the transformation and gentrification of Berlin through teenage eyes.


  • Thing I Don't Get

    Thing I Don't Get

    2018

    1h.11min

    16+

    Growing up in a rural idyll on his father's farm, teenager Johannes searches for his place in life.


  • MySELFie

    MySELFie

    2019

    50min

    16+

    At the age of 12 Maya starting losing her hair. Within a few weeks she was completely bald. The diagnosis: Alopecia areata.


  • The Impossible Picture

    The Impossible Picture

    2016

    1h.10min

    16+

    1956: 13-year-old Johanna, a polio sufferer, uses her camera to document family life, her coming of age and what really happens behind closed doors.


  • Young, Fragile

    Young, Fragile

    2020

    25min

    16+

    A Tinder date encourages young Leonid to live out his own definition of "masculinity" in a world of changing gender roles.


  • Sebastian Jumping Fences

    Sebastian Jumping Fences

    2020

    1h.10min

    16+

    From an early age, Sebastian had to be self-reliant. This film follows him through three stages of his life on the path to discovering his true self.


  • CaRabA - Life Without School

    CaRabA - Life Without School

    2019

    1h.29min

    16+

    What would kids do if they didn't have to go to school? Five young people follow their interests in a world without compulsory education.


  • My Brother, My Love

    My Brother, My Love

    2018

    1h.54min

    16+

    Lena (16) is in love with her brother and would rather indulge in this fantasy than face reality.


  • Sweat

    Sweat

    2014

    30min

    16+

    Two bored teenage girls go on a rampage through their home village. Will their friendship survive this day?


  • Love Me!

    Love Me!

    2014

    1h.23min

    16+

    A German Mumblecore movie, an ode to the city of Berlin, a romantic comedy, father-daughter drama, and a portrait of a woman all rolled into one.


  • Love Steaks

    Love Steaks

    2013

    1h.30min

    16+

    LOVE STEAKS is the poster child of the German mumblecore genre, showcasing Franz Rogowski.


  • Relatively Independent

    Relatively Independent

    2017

    1h.6min

    16+

    There are only 50 metres between the Fröbel School and the Model School - but the pupils are separated by worlds.


  • Papa Gold

    Papa Gold

    2011

    1h.17min

    16+

    Denny lives in in the city, boozes and dances through the night, and sleeps with one girl after another.


  • Silent Spring

    Silent Spring

    2008

    45min

    16+

    Nico Sommer brilliantly blurs boundaries between fiction and documentary in this story of a 21 year old man looking to lose his virginity.


  • Rocket Perelman

    Rocket Perelman

    2017

    1h.48min

    16+

    In a quest for self-directed living, ten artists near Berlin join forces to start the artist's colony 'Rakete Perelman'. But, they need money.


  • Coming and Going

    Coming and Going

    2015

    1h.29min

    16+

    The story of four Chinese boys and their hopes, dreams and the challenges they face.


  • Frontalwatte

    Frontalwatte

    2011

    1h.17min

    16+

    FRONTALWATTE is like running against a wall and falling softly. Franz, Adrian and Anastasia stumble through a world without consequences.


  • I Want To Tell You Something

    I Want To Tell You Something

    2006

    1h.4min

    16+

    Oskar and Leo are four-year-old twins. Oskar has been deaf since birth while Leo's hearing is perfect.


  • tagged

    tagged

    2017

    12min

    16+

    This is the story of a 14 year old girl and her mobile phone. The content Elise posts on social media gets out of hand, and out of her control.


  • Blind & Ugly

    Blind & Ugly

    2017

    1h.38min

    16+

    Ferdi thinks he's ugly. And he really wants a girlfriend. But he can't, because he's ugly. But one day he meets Jonah and Jonah is blind.


  • Who Am I Happy

    Who Am I Happy

    2012

    26min

    16+

    When Mika enters 15-year-old Alicia life, she is confused by their appearance.


  • The Birthday

    The Birthday

    2015

    16min

    16+

    Two best friends, one is in love with the other, who in turn, is unaware of the fact.


  • A Lost and Found Box of Human Sensation

    A Lost and Found Box of Human Sensation

    2010

    14min

    16+

    A LOST AND FOUND BOX OF HUMAN SENSATION is an award-winning animation film about grief and loss by Stefan Leuchtenberg, based on a poem by Martin Wallner. ...


  • Talea

    Talea

    2013

    1h.15min

    16+

    Eva can finally see her daughter Jasmin again after a prison sentence. After a cautious approach, the two of them have a quarrel.


  • Clumsy Little Acts of Tenderness

    Clumsy Little Acts of Tenderness

    2015

    9min

    16+

    The Finnish short comedy by Miia Tervo portrays an anything but typical relationship between a loving father and his skeptical daughter.


  • Best Buddies

    Best Buddies

    2015

    31min

    16+

    The friendship of two boys is at stake when one falls in love with the other's sister.


  • Jan - Challenge at the Net

    Jan - Challenge at the Net

    2013

    1h.34min

    16+

    A portrait of a teen tennis pro in the making - a sports documentary as dramatic as fiction films such as “Jerry Maguire”.


  • Little Girl Blue

    Little Girl Blue

    2003

    1h.21min

    16+

    Sandra is new in town and does not fit into the cool clique around Nadja and Isa. Then she falls in love with Mike, who also caught Nadja's attention.


  • Holger and Hanna

    Holger and Hanna

    2013

    1h.24min

    16+

    Holger is unhappily in love with Hanna. Then his parents get a divorce and to top it all off his father flirts with Hanna.


  • Everyday

    Everyday

    2002

    1h.31min

    16+

    In the Berlin-Kreuzberg microcosm, respect, betrayal and a suitcase full of money provoke great existentialist gestures - including trauma or death.