Sooner Europe Docs: New Perspectives

  • I Am the Tigress

    I Am the Tigress

    2021


    1h.20min


    16+


    Tischa Thomas is a 47-year-old bodybuilder who has undergone a remarkable transformation. She challenges conventional notions of femininity.

    Tischa Thomas is a 47-year-old bodybuilder who has undergone a remarkable transformation. She challenges conventional notions of femininity.


  • 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.

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


  • Ramba Zamba

    Ramba Zamba

    2023


    1h.29min


    16+


    To live inclusion and not just to play it is the declared goal of the Theater Rambazamba from Berlin.

    To live inclusion and not just to play it is the declared goal of the Theater Rambazamba from Berlin.


  • Who's Afraid of Alice Miller?

    Who's Afraid of Alice Miller?

    2021


    1h.41min


    16+


    What sounds like a case study from "The Drama of the Gifted Child" is the true story of the son of famed psychologist Alice Miller.

    What sounds like a case study from "The Drama of the Gifted Child" is the true story of the son of famed psychologist Alice Miller.


  • Homeopathy Unrefuted?

    Homeopathy Unrefuted?

    2021


    1h.26min


    16+


    Is homeopathy a hoax or medicine? Here, homeopaths are allowed to share their very different views.

    Is homeopathy a hoax or medicine? Here, homeopaths are allowed to share their very different views.


  • 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.

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


  • Motorcity

    Motorcity

    2021


    1h.27min


    16+


    A compelling exploration of the complexities of American life, history, and society through the lens of the unique and fascinating sport drag racing.

    A compelling exploration of the complexities of American life, history, and society through the lens of the unique and fascinating sport drag racing.


  • Stories from the Sea

    Stories from the Sea

    2021


    1h.26min


    16+


    This documentary portrays women who embark on a sea voyage thus challenging traditional gender roles just by being there.

    This documentary portrays women who embark on a sea voyage thus challenging traditional gender roles just by being there.


  • Sex: Speak

    Sex: Speak

    2015


    1h.20min


    16+


    Sex is the most beautiful thing in the world. But talking about it without straying into lasciviousness or becoming inhibited remains tricky.

    Sex is the most beautiful thing in the world. But talking about it without straying into lasciviousness or becoming inhibited remains tricky.


  • Undersea

    Undersea

    2022


    52min


    16+


    To deal with the trauma she endured during her work as photojournalist, Nanna Kreutzmann turns to underwater photography.

    To deal with the trauma she endured during her work as photojournalist, Nanna Kreutzmann turns to underwater photography.


  • 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.

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


  • Krai

    Krai

    2021


    2h.3min


    16+


    This black and white film portrays the life and stories of a village on the Russian-Ukrainian border, combining elements of fiction and documentary.

    This black and white film portrays the life and stories of a village on the Russian-Ukrainian border, combining elements of fiction and documentary.


  • The Revolution Eats its Children

    The Revolution Eats its Children

    2020


    1h.14min


    16+


    A European theater director wants to stage a play about revolution in Burkina Faso and gets caught up in a real revolution.

    A European theater director wants to stage a play about revolution in Burkina Faso and gets caught up in a real revolution.


  • 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.

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


  • Schlingensief – A Voice That Shook the Silence

    Schlingensief – A Voice That Shook the Silence

    2020


    2h.4min


    16+


    A feverish Schlingensief documentary by Bettina Böhler, a renowned editor, portraying this exceptional artist in his full range.

    A feverish Schlingensief documentary by Bettina Böhler, a renowned editor, portraying this exceptional artist in his full range.


  • A Pile of Ghosts

    A Pile of Ghosts

    2021


    1h.10min


    16+


    An exploration of the eerie interplay of reality and fiction in contemporary China, where cities are built on speculation and capitalist fictions.

    An exploration of the eerie interplay of reality and fiction in contemporary China, where cities are built on speculation and capitalist fictions.


  • Berlin 4 Lovers

    Berlin 4 Lovers

    2019


    1h.12min


    16+


    Tinder users in Berlin talk openly and honestly and about real-life encounters, both the good and the bad, with dates made using the famous dating app

    Tinder users in Berlin talk openly and honestly and about real-life encounters, both the good and the bad, with dates made using the famous dating app


  • 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.

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


  • 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.

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


  • Soldier Ahmet

    Soldier Ahmet

    2021


    1h.16min


    16+


    Ahmet, a champion boxer and professional soldier, starts taking acting lessons. On stage he comes face to face with his own internal battles.

    Ahmet, a champion boxer and professional soldier, starts taking acting lessons. On stage he comes face to face with his own internal battles.


  • Der Stoff, aus dem Träume sind

    Der Stoff, aus dem Träume sind

    2019


    1h.16min


    16+


    Housing is a human right. How can we guarantee housing in the increasingly difficult real estate markets in Europe's major cities?

    Housing is a human right. How can we guarantee housing in the increasingly difficult real estate markets in Europe's major cities?


  • 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.

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


  • Lord of the Toys

    Lord of the Toys

    2018


    1h.36min


    16+


    Max "Adlersson" Herzberg from Dresden, 20 years old, has over 300,000 subscriptions on YouTube and reviews knives and gangsta rap fan boxes.

    Max "Adlersson" Herzberg from Dresden, 20 years old, has over 300,000 subscriptions on YouTube and reviews knives and gangsta rap fan boxes.


  • Black Sun - Mythological Background of National Socialism

    Black Sun - Mythological Background of National Socialism

    1998


    1h.35min


    16+


    The film BLACK SUN illuminates the importance of myths and occult beliefs in the ideology of the "Third Reich".

    The film BLACK SUN illuminates the importance of myths and occult beliefs in the ideology of the "Third Reich".


  • Bruno & Bettina

    Bruno & Bettina

    2018


    1h.41min


    16+


    Masao Adachi, born in 1939, is a well-known Japanese scriptwriter and director who in 1974 joined the ‘Japanese Red Army’.

    Masao Adachi, born in 1939, is a well-known Japanese scriptwriter and director who in 1974 joined the ‘Japanese Red Army’.


  • Moments of Resistance

    Moments of Resistance

    2019


    1h.39min


    16+


    This film places acts of resistance against National Socialism and current struggles in a historical continuity.

    This film places acts of resistance against National Socialism and current struggles in a historical continuity.


  • Candidates - Training in Stammheim

    Candidates - Training in Stammheim

    2020


    58min


    16+


    In Stammheim, right next to the old RAF prison, an educational center for future correctional officers is located next to the prison wall.

    In Stammheim, right next to the old RAF prison, an educational center for future correctional officers is located next to the prison wall.


  • 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?

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


  • 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.

    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.


  • Postcard To Daddy

    Postcard To Daddy

    2010


    1h.26min


    16+


    While growing up, filmmaker Michael Stock was sexually abused by his own father. Two decades later he confronts his family.

    While growing up, filmmaker Michael Stock was sexually abused by his own father. Two decades later he confronts his family.


  • 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.

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


  • Me Time

    Me Time

    2022


    1h.26min


    16+


    Self-determination, women's rights, taboos: ME TIME focuses on child-free life and expectations of mothers.

    Self-determination, women's rights, taboos: ME TIME focuses on child-free life and expectations of mothers.


  • Im inneren Kreis

    Im inneren Kreis

    2017


    1h.23min


    16+


    Iris P. was an undercover investigator who maintained close friendships and had intimate relationships with the people she spied on.

    Iris P. was an undercover investigator who maintained close friendships and had intimate relationships with the people she spied on.


  • Beatrix

    Beatrix

    2021


    1h.35min


    16+


    Milena Czernovsky and Lilith Kraxner's debut blurs the line between documentary and fiction filmmaking, joining a recent trend in the film industry.

    Milena Czernovsky and Lilith Kraxner's debut blurs the line between documentary and fiction filmmaking, joining a recent trend in the film industry.


  • Walden

    Walden

    2018


    1h.47min


    16+


    The voyage of a tree from Europe to the Amazon is a silent wittness to global interdependencies and economic absurdities.

    The voyage of a tree from Europe to the Amazon is a silent wittness to global interdependencies and economic absurdities.


  • Berlin Excelsior

    Berlin Excelsior

    2018


    1h.27min


    16+


    The anonymous Berlin concrete building "Excelsior" is only a temporary stop for its residents, yet some have been living there for more than 50 years.

    The anonymous Berlin concrete building "Excelsior" is only a temporary stop for its residents, yet some have been living there for more than 50 years.


  • The Demon Disease

    The Demon Disease

    2018


    1h.22min


    16+


    In some of West Africa's traditional societies, mental illness and epilepsy are still seen as demonic possession.

    In some of West Africa's traditional societies, mental illness and epilepsy are still seen as demonic possession.


  • Fassbinder: Love Without Demands

    Fassbinder: Love Without Demands

    2015


    1h.47min


    16+


    R.W. Fassbinder has never been shown with such openness and introspection.

    R.W. Fassbinder has never been shown with such openness and introspection.


  • Room Without a View

    Room Without a View

    2021


    1h.13min


    16+


    Slavery has never ended. It has just assumed other names and ways to conceal itself.

    Slavery has never ended. It has just assumed other names and ways to conceal itself.


  • MansFeld

    MansFeld

    2013


    1h.38min


    16+


    A magical film about the mysteries of childhood and an old custom: In the village of MANSFELD, the ritual banishment of the old takes place every year

    A magical film about the mysteries of childhood and an old custom: In the village of MANSFELD, the ritual banishment of the old takes place every year


  • Zwischennutzung

    Zwischennutzung

    2022


    1h.35min


    16+


    Discover the hidden world of the former meat factory in Vienna's Sonnwendviertel through the lens of filmmaker Dariusz Kowalski.

    Discover the hidden world of the former meat factory in Vienna's Sonnwendviertel through the lens of filmmaker Dariusz Kowalski.


  • Joker

    Joker

    2019


    1h.30min


    16+


    Three solo entertainers share a passion for entertaining. For them, it is not just a profession, but a vocation to which they subordinate everything.

    Three solo entertainers share a passion for entertaining. For them, it is not just a profession, but a vocation to which they subordinate everything.


  • 9 Lives

    9 Lives

    2011


    1h.46min


    16+


    9 LIVES portrays the fate of young people who decided at the age of 11, 12 or 13 to leave home and to live on the streets.

    9 LIVES portrays the fate of young people who decided at the age of 11, 12 or 13 to leave home and to live on the streets.


  • Make Up the World

    Make Up the World

    2024


    1h.39min


    16+


    Props play a crucial role in every movie, yet they are rarely consciously noticed - the big and small things on the set.

    Props play a crucial role in every movie, yet they are rarely consciously noticed - the big and small things on the set.


  • Narcissism: The Auto-Erotic Images

    Narcissism: The Auto-Erotic Images

    2023


    1h.30min


    16+


    "Challenging Identities" - A lesbian non-binary artist's documentary on gender, self-love, and narcissism, honored at Berlin Pornfilmfestival.

    "Challenging Identities" - A lesbian non-binary artist's documentary on gender, self-love, and narcissism, honored at Berlin Pornfilmfestival.