Future of Work

Where technology meets labor: The evolution of work, the rise of automation, and the emergence of new occupational landscapes changes our reality.
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  • From the Ashes

    From the Ashes

    2019

    19min

    16+

    In a former German coal region, a mine gives way to a ghost train, including undead miners.


  • Prima Mallorca

    Prima Mallorca

    2019

    1h.30min

    16+

    A new start to a better life? Forty Germans on welfare fly to Mallorca to do internships.


  • Factory to the Workers

    Factory to the Workers

    2022

    1h.46min

    16+

    This thought-provoking documentary sheds light on the challenges faced by worker-owned factories in a capitalist, post-socialist, economy.


  • Where to, Miss?

    Where to, Miss?

    2016

    1h.23min

    16+

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


  • Masala Chai

    Masala Chai

    2018

    1h.2min

    16+

    Whether in Delhi, Pune, Mumbai or Kolkata, street vendors from very different backgrounds sell the country's most popular drink, masala chai.


  • Le Ciel, la Terre et L'Homme

    Le Ciel, la Terre et L'Homme

    2018

    1h.10min

    16+

    The Aït Seghrouchen, a nomadic people from the windswept Moroccan desert, brave sandstorms, watch livestock and the cell phone towers.


  • Jobcenter

    Jobcenter

    2009

    1h.19min

    16+

    Unemployment... Helmut and Sieglinde are over fifty and already considered unemployable. What about young people trying to find work?


  • 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.


  • Fair Traders

    Fair Traders

    2018

    1h.30min

    16+

    Three players in the free market economy accept responsibility for society and future generations: They do business sustainably.


  • Kick Out Your Boss

    Kick Out Your Boss

    2014

    1h.29min

    16+

    Many people want to break out of the hamster wheel of capitalism. This documentary visits three people who have taken the plunge.


  • Silentium - From life in the monastery

    Silentium - From life in the monastery

    2015

    1h.24min

    16+

    Settle into the tranquility of a Benedictine monastery.


  • Der Konzertdealer

    Der Konzertdealer

    2017

    1h.26min

    16+

    An unusual portrait film about ex-punk Scumeck Sabottka, who has been a trailblazing tour and concert promoter for 30 years.


  • Rest

    Rest

    2016

    1h.0min

    16+

    Involuntary stops, personal rituals between communal showers and plastic-wrapped sandwiches.


  • Sexarbeiterin

    Sexarbeiterin

    2016

    1h.36min

    16+

    Lena Morgenroth, sex worker and computer scientist, is the opposite of the miserable cliché of prostitutes and offers an insight into her live.


  • Kommen und Gehen

    Kommen und Gehen

    2017

    57min

    16+

    This film accompanies the last days of the traditional Hotel Maritim in Halle before it becomes a refugee accommodation.


  • Mikel

    Mikel

    2017

    31min

    16+

    A slice of the live of the undocumented migrant Mikel, working odd jobs in Berlin to survive.


  • After Effect

    After Effect

    2006

    1h.15min

    16+

    By chance, Kai is thrown into an agency for creatives and a love story that is treading water somewhere between art, capital and marketing.


  • Sto Spiti - At Home

    Sto Spiti - At Home

    2014

    1h.43min

    16+

    In elegant CinemaScope images, this film tells the story of the housekeeper Nadja in times of economic crisis as a tender melodrama.


  • Cycles of Porn – Sex/Life 2

    Cycles of Porn – Sex/Life 2

    2004

    1h.44min

    16+

    What happened to the men who performed in Jochen Hicks SEX/LIFE IN L.A. in 1998? A long-term observation of actors in gay "Adult Movies".


  • Five Sex Rooms and One Kitchen

    Five Sex Rooms and One Kitchen

    2007

    1h.19min

    16+

    This documentary is a down to earth look into the everyday life of a female-run brothel.


  • The Promotion

    The Promotion

    2014

    1h.28min

    16+

    This sharply observed psychodrama follows an accountant plagued by panic attacks and self-pity who maneuvers himself into an existential impasse.


  • Schurback

    Schurback

    2012

    29min

    16+

    Wilfried has sold umbrellas all his life but he can no longer keep up with the technological requirements of the modern day.


  • China Reverse

    China Reverse

    2014

    1h.31min

    16+

    Documentary about the first and second generation of Chinese migrants, stranded mainly in the country's Asian restaurants.


  • 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.