New German Cinema
In this darkly comic skewering of celebrity and privilege, Daniel Brühl (Good Bye Lenin!) plays a famous actor whose day gets completely railroaded by a stranger with ulterior motives.
In early 1930s Berlin, a dashing idealist played by Tom Schilling finds love amidst the twilight hedonism of pre-Nazi Germany, in this adaptation of Erich Kästner's iconic novel, straight from its world premiere at the 2021 Berlinale.
Heiner Lauterbach, Barbara Sukowa and Maren Kroymann star in this charming comedy as grandparents for hire who plunge their lives into chaos to escape their monotonous retirement.
A slick modern adaptation of Alfred Döblin's influential 1929 novel of the same name, Berlin Alexanderplatz follows an undocumented immigrant from West Africa on a dark odyssey through Berlin.
Berlin Bouncer tells the story of Berlin - from a divided city to the party metropolis of today - through the eyes of its most legendary doormen.
One man’s romantic encounter with the woman of his dreams turns into a crazy chase through the Berlin night in wild comedy Nightlife, starring Elyas M’Barek and Palina Rojinski.
A hilarious adaptation of the best-selling book The Kangaroo Chronicles, written by Marc-Uwe Kling, this comedy revolves around a mediocre musician and a communist Kangaroo who must team up to fight a right-wing politician.
A love letter to East Germany’s DEFA film studios, Dream Factory is a magical and endearing love story of a young actor and dancer torn apart by political events.
Reality and fiction intertwine in Electric Girl, a high energy blend of animation and psychological study, in which a slam poet begins to embody the Japanese anime superheroine that she voices.
Cultural and psychological tensions, claustrophobically observed in the workplace and at home, come to a head in Visar Morina’s enthralling thriller about one man’s identity crisis as a foreigner in Germany.
In a recently reunified Germany, two detectives investigate the disappearance of teen sisters in a remote town, where it seems like everyone has something to hide.
16-year-old Steffi who has been diagnosed with cancer decides to enjoy the time she has left by embarking on a road-trip while her parents (played by Heike Makatsch and Til Schweiger) chase her.
A beguiling fusion of modern romance and futurism, Maria Schrader’s romantic comedy questions what it means to be human, as a scientist agrees to live with a humanoid robot in an extraordinary experiment.
Heiner Lauterbach, Jürgen Vogel and Hilmi Sözer star in this feel-good comedy as three fathers who make a pact to save their daughters from their boyfriends.
A meticulously arranged visual concerto from acclaimed German actor/director Ina Weisse, this gripping drama stars Nina Hoss as a woman trapped in the pursuit of success.
Told without dialogue but full of poetry, The Bra is an unconventional Cinderella story set in scenic Azerbaijan where a lovable train driver stumbles upon not a crystal slipper but a blue bra.
A thrilling drama about a major judicial scandal in the German justice system, Elyas M’Barek stars as a young defence lawyer who unearths a vast conspiracy while investigating a brutal murder case.
An evening among friends escalates when all phones are put on the table at dinner and secrets cannot be hidden in this biting German box office hit featuring a unique all-star ensemble.
Based on a bestselling novel, this epistolary cyber romance is a thoughtful look at the nature of human relationships, starring Nora Tschirner and Alexander Fehling.