Conflict

  • Don't Call Me Bro

    Don't Call Me Bro

    2018

    18min

    16+

    In her harsh milieu study, Gina Wenzel tells the story of youth violence from the perpetrator's perspective.


  • Somehow

    Somehow

    2022

    1h.42min

    16+

    "Don’t become like my father" - a credo that will drive Alex, a man on the run from himself, to the edge of reason.


  • Dreams of the City

    Dreams of the City

    1984

    2h.3min

    16+

    A poignant tale of lost innocence, young Dib navigates the tumultuous landscape of 1950s Damascus following his father's death.


  • Der Anschlag

    Der Anschlag

    1984

    9min

    16+

    A slap in the face as the ultimate answer to all your problems.


  • 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.


  • Welcome to the Dome

    Welcome to the Dome

    1992

    15min

    16+

    During the final prayer of the German Catholic Bishops' Conference in 1991, one of the most spectacular protest actions takes place.


  • Barricade

    Barricade

    2021

    1h.23min

    16+

    A striking documentary by renowned photojournalist David Klammer about protesters fighting to stop the clear-cutting at the Dannenröder Forest.


  • Alice Schwarzer

    Alice Schwarzer

    2022

    2h.16min

    16+

    Cinematic memorial to the highly controversial icon of the German women's movement who helped shape feminist discourse for over 50 years.


  • A Black Jesus

    A Black Jesus

    2020

    1h.32min

    16+

    When a refugee from Ghana requests to participate in a traditional Christian procession, differing opinions divide a small Italian town.


  • I Won't Go Anywhere

    I Won't Go Anywhere

    2021

    52min

    16+

    This film sensitively shows how two war orphans, in the face of an inhumane policy of conquest and the loss of their home, support each other.


  • 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.


  • Where to, Miss?

    Where to, Miss?

    2016

    1h.23min

    16+

    A Delhi woman's rocky road to her own cab license.


  • Paths in the Night

    Paths in the Night

    1999

    1h.33min

    16+

    A haunting psychogram of an entire generation of ex-GDR citizens who have not yet fully accepted that they now live in the Federal Republic of Germany


  • Afternoon

    Afternoon

    2007

    1h.35min

    16+

    On 3 summer afternoons, a family meets up a beautiful house in an upscale Berlin neighborhood. They come together but ultimately drift further apart.


  • 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).


  • For Miriam

    For Miriam

    2009

    58min

    16+

    Karen, a young math teacher, is involved in a traffic accident for which she is not to blame. The accident causes the death of a girl on a scooter.


  • In My Skin

    In My Skin

    2019

    1h.12min

    16+

    This film immerses us directly into the daily lives of three women who are trapped in violent, abusive relationships.


  • Disciples of Hate

    Disciples of Hate

    2018

    1h.0min

    16+

    An ex-Salafist and an ex-Neo-Nazi confront their past. Dominic Schmitz and Felix Benneckenstein were trapped in an ideology for years.


  • The Waldheim Waltz

    The Waldheim Waltz

    2018

    1h.34min

    16+

    This documentary tells the incredibly shocking story of how a Nazi officer became a top politician and UN Secretary General.


  • Of Neo-Nazis and Superheroes – How the Far Right is Changing a Small German Town

    Of Neo-Nazis and Superheroes – How the Far Right is Changing a Small German Town

    2018

    56min

    16+

    In the summer of 2017, 6,000 neo-Nazis from all over Europe gathered in Themar for the largest right-wing rock concert of the German post war era.


  • Holiday

    Holiday

    2002

    1h.21min

    16+

    A group of young city dwellers celebrate New Year's Eve in a Tyrolean mountain hut, engaging in a alcohol fueled conflict with the locals.


  • Thirst for Life

    Thirst for Life

    2015

    16min

    16+

    In the face of an unfathomable tragedy, a young couple manages to focus on love and the good in life.


  • Alive

    Alive

    2019

    1h.34min

    16+

    Sophie and Wolfram meet in the hospital and set off together on their final journey. Both are terminally ill with cancer.


  • The Sound of Unexpected Death

    The Sound of Unexpected Death

    2019

    30min

    16+

    A sequence of everyday-scenarios develops in synchronisation across what seems like a regular night in the city.


  • Setting the Course

    Setting the Course

    2018

    31min

    16+

    During the cold war, West Germany hid its institutionalized human rights abuse in residential care facilities.


  • This Land Is My Land

    This Land Is My Land

    2020

    1h.45min

    16+

    “What the hell is happening to my country?” After Trump was elected, filmmaker Susanne Brandstaetter investigates the growing divide in the USA.


  • The Net

    The Net

    2003

    2h.1min

    16+

    What is the connection between computer technology, hippie culture, mathematics, terrorism, the research of consciousness in the 1950s and paranoia?


  • Mär - A German Tale

    Mär - A German Tale

    2019

    1h.10min

    16+

    In dystopian Germany - just a breath away from our current reality - the return of the wolf triggers a mysterious fascination among the citizens.


  • Shalom Salam

    Shalom Salam

    2006

    53min

    16+

    The documentary SHALOM SALAM tells about the conflict in the Middle East through the eyes of Israeli and Palestinian children.


  • GE8EN - The Camera Marches

    GE8EN - The Camera Marches

    2013

    48min

    16+

    An experimental account of the protest culture at the G8 summit in Heiligendamm, Germany.


  • DeXit: The Next Refugee Are You

    DeXit: The Next Refugee Are You

    2016

    1h.35min

    16+

    Germany in the near future: a group flees from violent demonstrations, night curfews and bomb attacks out of Berlin.


  • The Peacekeepers and the Women

    The Peacekeepers and the Women

    2003

    1h.20min

    16+

    Militarization and prostitution: When peacekeeping troops moved into Kosovo and Bosnia-Herzegovina, trafficking in women quickly followed suit.


  • Solomon's Stone

    Solomon's Stone

    2015

    25min

    16+

    Black-comedy short SOLOMON'S STONE, directed by Ramzi Maqdisi, is adapted from the novel Blue Light by Hussein Barghouty.


  • The Fire, a Fowl And an (Un)Forgotten Past

    The Fire, a Fowl And an (Un)Forgotten Past

    2017

    12min

    16+

    Over a hundred years ago, "Togoland", now the Republic of Togo and part of present-day Ghana, was a colonial possession of the German Empire.


  • Behind Fortune

    Behind Fortune

    2006

    20min

    16+

    BEHIND FORTUNE by Malte Wirtz (FULL PAULA) is a story about a father attempts to get in touch with his estranged son at any cost.


  • Fatherlands - A long-term documentation and introspection

    Fatherlands - A long-term documentation and introspection

    2017

    1h.26min

    16+

    A man and woman fall in love and are expecting a child. A few months before the birth, the pregnant woman leaves her partner and breaks off contact.


  • Little Secret

    Little Secret

    2013

    21min

    16+

    A little lie can have big consequences... huge, monstrous, unimaginable consequences. Inspired by a true story.


  • Frozen Conflict

    Frozen Conflict

    2018

    1h.0min

    16+

    One of Europe's strangest borders lies between the Republic of Moldova and the de facto autonomous region of Transnistria.


  • 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.


  • Unmensch

    Unmensch

    2016

    26min

    16+

    Three young actors are rehearsing a play called 'Youth is Shit' at the Vienna Theater Experiment. The situation quickly becomes explosive.


  • Julian

    Julian

    2011

    13min

    16+

    Berlinale Short Film winner JULIAN by Matthew Moore tells of a fourth grader who feels the strong urge to tell the truth and who runs into trouble for ...


  • On The Edge

    On The Edge

    2013

    1h.31min

    16+

    Two men, who loved the same woman, meet in the mountains and then starts a inscrutable game.