Displaying 63 films
WW2 IN 1944, the bloodiest battle on the Eastern Front, not Germans, not Russians but small nations forced to fight for survival.
Director: Elmo Nüganen
A Regular Woman portrays a glimpse of life for a free spirited young woman living with an ultra-conservative Turkish Muslim family in Berlin.
Director: Sherry Hormann
On a tramway that connects several of Jerusalem's neighborhoods from East to West, a mosaic of people from different religious and ethnic backgrounds are brought together.
Director: Amos Gitai
A documentary film journey into the life and work of one of the greatest modern architects: Alvar Aalto, and his partnership with his wife Aino.
Director: Virpi Suutari
A moment of weakness turns to disaster, disappointment soon fuels anger, justice hides behind hypocrisy, and evil gradually unfolds.
Director: Asli Özge
A 25-year old DJ moves to the island of Ibiza and befriends a woman who is trying to forget her past.
Director: Barbet Schroeder
Based on the double suicide of German romantic poet Heinrich von Kleist and Henrietta Vogel, this period piece is a wry denunciation of dying for love.
Director: Jessica Hausner
A deadly car crash sets off three parallel stories of women at crisis points, faltering behind the doors of the same, plain Vienna apartment block.
Director: Götz Spielmann
Ten short pieces directed by ten different directors, including Ken Russell, Jean-Luc Godard, Robert Altman. Each short uses an aria as soundtrack.
Director: Robert Altman
A moving yet brutally honest story of a ten year old boy searching for his father who has abandoned him for a new life in Germany.
Director: Visar Morina
The former strongest man on earth and his crafty manager tour small South American towns staging wrestling matches. Arriving in Santa Maria, they are met with uncommon enthusiasm as well as a major ch...
Director: Álvaro Brechner
David Bermann and his Jewish friends have escaped the Nazi regime and are now dreaming of leaving for America, but how will they get the money in these tough post-war times?
Director: Sam Garbarski
A teenager joins the resistance in Nazi-occupied France during World War II.
Director: Volker Schlöndorff
A documentary that explores the secret of conducting with a unique intensity that culminates in a great showdown at Frankfurt’s Opera.
Director: Götz Schauder
An unreservedly matter-of-fact look at two young women who consider prostitution an adventure until reality catches up with them
Director: Sabine Derflinger
DUNKIRK follows the dramatic events leading up to Operation Dynamo during WWII while honoring the bravery of its soldiers and exposing the war.
Director: Leslie Norman
At the beginning of the 20th century, Egon Schiele’s radical paintings scandalise Viennese society.
Director: Dieter Berner
A zombie virus epidemic has infected all but two German cities. Vivi and Eva flee the struggling community in Weimar for the other safe-haven: Jena.
Director: Carolina Hellsgård
With a wonderful performance from the late Ahuva Sommerfeld, Frau Stern is a sad yet funny meditation on life, death and everything in between.
Director: Anatol Schuster
Soon after beautiful Ana starts working in a Zurich café, her boundless energy and sexuality push her bosses’ limits and a terrible secret comes to light.
Director: Andrea Staka
Nora abandons her husband and children in search of freedom. Philip now struggles as a single father juggling a new affair with Monika. Nora’s desire for freedom is Philip’s chain.
Director: Jan Speckenbach
The lavish 2-part adventure tale from 1959, gloriously restored with special bonus extras.
Director: Fritz Lang
After a family tragedy, Malin leaves to start a new life. On the way she realizes she is followed by a SUV. This is the start of a nightmare.
Director: Mattias Olsson
A story of a young girl who lives in the Swiss Alps with her goat-herding Grandfather.
Director: Alain Gsponer
A documentary looking into the lives of the descendants of the top Nazi officials who worked under Hitler's command.
Director: Chanoch Ze'evi
Set in the mid-19th century, a young man flees the famine, poverty and despotism of his German village for the freedom of the wild South American jungle.
Director: Edgar Reitz
During World War II in North Africa, a medical field unit must cross the desert in their ambulance in order to reach the British lines in Alexandria.
Director: J. Lee Thompson
In his last film role, legendary director Rainer Werner Fassbinder plays Jansen, an expert cop living in a dystopic future where a mysterious organization known as the The Combine controls all media.
Director: Wolf Gremm
25 years after the collapse of the GDR, filmmaker Petra Epperlein returns to the proletarian Oz of her childhood to find the truth about her late father’s suicide and his rumored Stasi past.
Director: Petra Epperlein
Ratz Kramer, an Austrian video programmer, is struggling to come to terms with his dysfunctional family and his place in the world.
Director: Michael Glawogger
LINE 41 documents a Holocaust and Lodz Ghetto survivor's return back to today's Lodz (Poland)
Director: Tanja Cummings
This lavish historical drama illuminates the story of the world-famous composer from different perspectives.
Director: Niki Stein
Director João Paulo Miranda Maria uses spiritual and fantastical story-telling to encapsulate the social and racial tensions of modern day Brazil.
Director: João Paulo Miranda Maria
After the war, Nazis and Jews alike fled to Argentina to escape war crime tribunals and the horrendous persecution of the past, respectively. Each brings with them an intense dislike of the other, try...
Director: Jeanine Meerapfel
A once successful playwright sacrifices her life for her brother and thereby rediscovers what it feels like to be alive.
Director: Stéphanie Chuat
Oray wants to be a good Muslim and do the right things for his community. During a separation from his wife, he is torn between love and his beliefs.
Director: Mehmet Akif Büyükatalay
PARADISE follows three people whose paths cross during a terrible time of war: Olga, a Russian aristocratic emigrant and member of the French Resistance; Jules, a French collaborator; and Helmut, a hi...
Director: Andrei Konchalovsky
Inspired by actual events, REMEMBRANCE depicts a remarkable love story that blossomed amidst the terror of a German concentration camp in Poland 1944.
Director: Anna Justice
Tales of sex, violence and corruption unfold as the lives of guests and staff intersect at a Copenhagen hotel.
Director: Birgitte Staermose
Katharina Lorenz (Lou Andreas-Salomé, The Audacity to be Free) plays Jewish investigator Sara Stein, pursuing cases in both Berlin and Israel.
Director: Matthias Tiefenbacher
In this second installment of the groundbreaking SARA STEIN series, Sara is assigned to her first case in Tel Aviv.
In the third installment of the Sara Stein series, Sara travels to an ancient Israeli site to investigate the death of an archeologist.
In the final installment of the Sara Stein series, a severed hand found on the beach links human trafficking, the police, and Sara's husband.
In this first film of the groundbreaking SARA STEIN series, Sara heads to Berlin to investigate the murder of a well-known Israel jockey.
In the first installment of the Sissi trilogy, the young vibrant princess catches the eye of her sister's fiancé, Emperor Franz Josef.
Director: Ernst Marischka
In Vienna, young Austrian Empress Sissi (Romy Schneider) is fatigued from the pressures of having to hold court. Though happily married to Emperor Franz Joseph, Sissi must endure the familial machinat...
A young woman (Romy Schneider) tries to adapt to her new life as Austria's empress.
Captured in fourteen fixed-angle, single-shot tableaux, STATIONS OF THE CROSS is an indictment of fundamentalist faith and an articulation of one teen’s struggle to define her own life.
Director: Dietrich Brüggemann
ER doctor Rike embarks on a solitary quest in the open ocean to preserve herself and the lives of the refugees she encounters.
Director: Wolfgang Fischer
Arvo Pärt is the most performed living composer in the world. Watch his unique creative process required to make these timeless works of art.
Director: Paul Hegeman
Shy hotel maid Lynn (Vicky Krieps) lives vicariously through her guests, until Chiara, a call girl with a bold streak, manages to draw her out of her shell.
Director: Ingo Haeb
Director: Viesturs Kairišs
British prisoners pool their resources to plan an escape from an impregnable German P.O.W. camp housed in a medieval castle.
Director: Guy Hamilton
A stranger arrives in a European high mountain village where he’s allowed to stay before the harsh winter. He introduces himself as a photographer from American, but nobody suspects he’s there to ...
Director: Andreas Prochaska
When an Adonis-like German exchange student moves in, the lives of a suburban family are turned hilariously upside down.
Director: Michiel ten Horn
Melanie, a young idealistic teacher starts her first job at a city high school. But soon she discovers her dream life is a world away.
Director: Maren Ade
An FBI interrogator and an IT specialist have to play a criminal mastermind's mind games as they race to uncover his true agenda.
Director: Erez Pery
Legendary filmmaker Eric Rohmer adapts Heinrich von Kleist’s epic tale of virtue and mistaken identity in this 1976 Cannes Film Festival Special Jury Prize winner
Director: Eric Rohmer
A documentary that follows the Roc Kidz Crew, a European breakdancing team whose dancers decide to leave home to pursue their true calling.
Director: Fabian Kimoto
The beautiful Romy Schneider stars in three captivating films (plus a prequel) based on the tumultuous life of the beloved Austrian Empress, Sissi.
After claiming the throne following King William IV's death, Queen Victoria struggles to choose a husband.
An English village is occupied by disguised German paratroopers as an advance post for a planned invasion in this 1942 British wartime classic.
Director: Alberto Cavalcanti
The politics of the Third Reich drove thousands into exile. For many, England was the first safe haven. When the war came to an end the world as they knew it had changed forever and many would not ret...
Director: Fritz Urschitz