Title 1917 Der Wahre Oktober = 1917 The Real October

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Director Directed by Katrin Rothe

Subjects Documentary, Animation, Biography

Time 90 min.

Description St. Petersburg 1917. The frontline of the global war is coming closer everyday; people are hungry, worried, angry. In February the tsar is overthrown. Many artists are euphoric: Revolution! Freedom, finally? No. Starting in October, the Bolsheviks rule by themselves. What were poets, thinkers, and avant-gardists like Maxim Gorky and Kazimir Malevich doing during this drastic change of power? In the film, five of them alight from the director's piles of books as animated cut-out figures. With their own recorded words in their mouths, they participate in salons, committees, and street riots.

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Title 2003-2004 Pistons NBA Championship: Detroit Pistons

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Subjects Dubbed

Time 61 min.

Description The most watched NBA event of the year. Complete with highlights from the regular season, playoffs and the NBA Finals. This Championship release will contain full coverage of the Champ's winning season, including exclusive interviews, in-depth game analyses and behind the scenes action. German Edition.

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Title 3 stories by Janosch : Oh, wie schön ist Panama; Riesenparty fur den Tiger; Komm, wir finden einen Schatz

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Subjects Children, Drama

Time 52 min.

Description Contains 3 stories in German: Oh, wie schön ist Panama (17:04) Riesenparty fur den Tiger (11:47) Komm, wir finden einen Schatz (21:15) Also contains 2 stories and English: Oh, how beautiful Panama is (17:04) Little Tiger's big party (11:47)

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Title 303

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Director Directed by Hans Weingartner

Subjects Comedy, Drama, Romance

Time 138 min.

Description Two university students, Jule and Jan, leave Berlin together in an old camper on a road trip south, but for different reasons.

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Title 7 Zwerge Männer allein im Wald = Seven Dwarves

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Director Directed by Sven Unterwaldt Jr.

Subjects Comedy

Time 91 min.

Description The Seven Dwarves live deep within a female-free-zone of the Enchanted Forest, but they cannot resist the innocent charms of Snow White when she enters their world. So when the evil queen (Nina Hagen) abducts her, it is up to the dwarves to save her life.

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Title A ciascuno il suo = We Still Kill the Old Way / To Each His Own = Zwei Särge auf Bestellung

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Director Directed by Elio Petri

Subjects Drama, Thriller

Time 90 min.

Description "A leftist professor wants the truth about two men killed during a hunting party; but the mafia, the Church and corrupt politicians don't want him to learn it." - IMDB Based on the novel "To Each His Own."

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Title Abenteuer 1900: Leben im Gutshaus

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Director Directed by Volker Heise

Subjects Documentary

Time 177 min.

Description TV Series Episodes 1-8

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Title Abenteuer 1927: Sommerfrische

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Subjects Documentary

Time 185 min.

Description A young woman time-travels to the Roaring Twenties. As the lady of a plush manor in Germany 1927, she entertains her guests who visit for a summer in the country. Formal etiquette is abandoned, living is easy. New technologies challenge and excite - electricity, radio, the automobile. In the cellar below, fellow time-travelers work tirelessly as housemaids and servants. Despite their status, they are of equal ability and education as 'those above'. A recipe for revolution... Episodes 1-8

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Title Abenteuer Mittelalter - Leben im 15. Jahrhundert

Director Directed by Susanne Aernicke

Subjects TV

Time 60 min.

Description Recreating life in the 15th century. Disc 2: Bonus material

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Title Abenteur 1900: Leben in Gutshaus

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Director Directed by Volker Heise

Subjects Documentary

Time 178 min.

Description TV Series Episodes 9-16

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Title Abrazo de la serpiente = Embrace of the Serpent

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Director Directed by Ciro Guerra

Subjects Adventure, Drama

Time 125 min.

Description "At once blistering and poetic, the ravages of colonialism cast a dark shadow over the South American landscape in Academy Award nominated EMBRACE OF THE SERPENT. Filmed in stunning black and white, SERPENT centers on Karamakate, an Amazonian shaman and the last survivor of his people, and the two scientists who, over the course of 40 years, build a friendship with him. The film was inspired by real-life journals of two explorers who traveled through the Colombian Amazon during the last century in search of the sacred and remote psychedelic Yakruna plant." --Cover original audio track is English AND German AND Huitoto AND Latin AND Portuguese AND Okaina AND Spanish AND Tikuna AND Wanano

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Title Abschied von Gestern = Yesterday Girl

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Director Directed by Alexander Kluge

Subjects Drama

Time 88 min

Description "The film tells the story of Anita G., a young East German migrant to West Germany and her struggle to adjust to her new life." --IMDb

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Title Absolute Giganten = Gigantics

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Director Directed by Sebastian Schipper

Subjects Comedy, Drama

Time 77 min.

Description "In the port town of Hamburg, Germany, Floyd decides that he's shipping out to South Africa and Singapore now that his two-year probation for an unspecified juvenile offense has been completed. When he shares the news with his devoted friends Chubby, a mechanic, and Ricco, a fast-food cook and would-be b-boy, they can't comprehend their thoughtful friend's willingness to trade camaraderie for a wider view of the world. Overcoming their anger and bewilderment, the guys decide to spend one last night with Floyd, but the problem, as always, is how to find some fun. A succession of fast-food restaurants, parking garages, and local watering holes chronicles the inherent boredom of life in the provinces. But a run-in with a convention of dragster-racing Elvis impersonators sends the boys and their friend Telsa Julia Hummer on a series of adventures that veers from the farcical to the almost-tragic."--IMDb

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Title Add a Friend. Staffel 1 = Add a Friend. Season 1

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Director Directed by Ulli Baumann and Tobi Baumann

Subjects Comedy, TV

Time 250 min.

Description "After Felix (Ken Duken) had a car accident he is left bedridden with a complicated leg fracture. His sole window to the outside world becomes his laptop. Via his social network he stays in contact with his best friend Tom (Friedrich Mücke) and gets in touch with his old high-school crush Julia (Friederike Kempter). Then there is the mysterious girl Vanessa (Emilia Schüle) and Felix' parents, Gisela (Gisela Schneeberger) and Gerd (Dieter Hollinder), who he only has contact to through video chat." - Wikipedia

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Title Advertising Rules!

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Director Directed by Lars Kraume

Subjects Comedy, Romance

Time 108 min.

Description Edward Kaminsky, an aging ad man, wants a golden parachute from his agency; he must first land the Opel auto contract. Rosa, a youth with wealthy parents, wants to establish herself as an artist. The clumsy and enthusiastic Viktor, not quite honest, wants work. When he wanders into Kaminsky's meeting with Opel and says something about irony, the Opel director wants him in on the campaign. Then he steals an idea from Rosa that the Opel director loves. Before Rosa discovers he's expropriated her idea, Rosa and Viktor become lovers. Father-son feelings materialize between Kaminsky and Viktor. Can the impulsive Viktor hold it together before Rosa learns the truth and flies away?

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Title Aghet: Ein Völkermord

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Director Directed by Eric Friedler

Subjects Documentary, History, WWI, War

Time 93 min.

Description Aghet – Ein Völkermord is a German 2010 documentary film on the Armenian Genocide by the Young Turk government of the Ottoman Empire during World War I.

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Title AGUIRRE: THE WRATH OF God

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Director Directed by Werner Herzog

Subjects Classic, Drama

Time 100 min.

Description In the 16th century, the ruthless and insane Don Lope de Aguirre leads a Spanish expedition in search of El Dorado.

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Title Aimée & Jaguar = Aimee und Jaguar

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Director Directed by Max Färberböck

Subjects Drama, Romance, WWII

Time 126 min.

Description "In 1943 Berlin, a Nazi officer's wife meets and starts a passionate affair with a Jewish woman." -IMDb

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Title Alice in den Städten = Alice in the Cities

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Director Directed by Wim Wenders

Subjects Drama

Time 107 min.

Description "A German journalist is saddled with a nine-year-old girl after encountering her mother at a New York airport." - IMDB

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Title Almanya: Willkommen in Deutschland = Almanya: Welcome to Germany

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Director Directed by Yasemin Samdereli

Subjects Comedy, Drama

Time 111 min.

Description The story of three generations of a Turkish immigrant family.

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Title Als Paul über das Meer kam = When Paul Came Over the Sea

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Director Directed by Jakob Preuss

Time 93 mins

Description "An unusual friendship grows in a politically problematic context. Paul is a migrant from Cameroon. He has made his way across the Sahara to the Moroccan coast where he now lives in a forest waiting for the right moment to cross the Mediterranean Sea. This is where he meets Jakob, a filmmaker from Berlin, who is filming along Europe's borders. After Paul manages to cross over to Spain on a rubber boat, he meets Jakob again at a shelter for migrants. When Paul decides to continue on from Spain to Germany, Jakob has to decide: will he become an active part of Paul's pursuit of a better life? Or remain a detached filmmaker?" - UMich Lib catalog

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Title Anatomie = Anatomy

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Director Directed by Stefan Ruzowitzky

Subjects Horror

Time 103 min.

Description When Paula, a brilliant, ambitious medical student, is accepted into a prestigious anatomy class taught by a legendary professor, it seems like a dream come true. But her school days soon turn to nightmares when several of her fellow classmates turn up dead in the university's morgue.

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Title And Your Love Too = und Deine Liebe auch

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Director Directed by Frank Vogel

Subjects Drama, Romance

Time 92 min.

Description On August 13th, 1961-the night that the Berlin Wall goes up-three people must make a decision that will change their lives forever.... Upon learning of the building of the Wall, the director and scriptwriter changed the story they were working on to center it on this historic event. For four months a small team filmed with mobile cameras on the streets of East Berlin, capturing both its ordinary life and the extraordinary atmosphere of the period with precision and humor. Although the Wall itself would later become a taboo subject for East German filmmakers, And Your Love Too deals openly with the topic. The role of the border guard was one of the first major parts played by Academy Award nominee Armin Mueller-Stahl (Shine, Angels & Demons).

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Title Angst Essen Seele Auf = Ali: Fear Eats The Soul

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Director Directed by Rainer Werner Fassbinder

Subjects Classic, Drama

Time 93 min.

Description Lonely widow Emmi Kurowski meets Arab worker Ali in a bar during a rainstorm. They fall in love--to their own surprise, and to the shock of family, colleagues, and drinking buddies. An emotional power that reflects the ethnic tensions within German society

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Title Army of Crime = L'armée du crime

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Director Directed by Robert Guédiguian

Subjects Drama, History, WWII

Time 138 min.

Description The poet Missak Manouchian leads a mixed bag of youngsters and immigrants in a clandestine battle against the Nazi occupation. Twenty-two men and one woman fighting for an ideal and for freedom. News of their daring attacks, including the assassination of an SS general, eventually reaches Berlin.

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Title Auf Humboldts Spuren 2

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Time 88 min.

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Title Auge in Auge / Eine deutsche Filmgeschichte

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Director Directed by Hans Helmut Prinzler and Michael Althen

Subjects Documentary

Time 122 min.

Description Ten personalities from the film industry take a trip down memory lane and remember the most outstanding moments in movie history. They present their favourite moments and explain why they were attracted to and motivated by these particular scenes.

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Title Aus dem Nichts = In the Fade

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Director Directed by Fatih Akin

Subjects drama, crime, thriller

Time 107 min.

Description "After the death of her family in a terrorist attack, Katja's life falls apart. Her friends and extended family try to give her the support she needs, and Katja somehow manages to make it through the funeral. But the mind numbing search for the perpetrators and reasons behind the senseless killing complicate Katja's painful mourning, opening wounds and doubts. Katja struggles as she endures the trial against the two suspects: a young couple from the neo-Nazi scene. The trial pushes Katja to the edge and there's simply no alternative for her: she wants justice." --DVD case

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Title Ausreisser / Ausreißer = The Runaway

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Director Directed by Ulrike Grote

Subjects Drama, Short, TV

Time 23 min.

Description On a winter day, Walter Dahlman is getting ready for a job interview; he's an unemployed architect in Hamburg. As he leaves his flat with little time to spare, a boy of about eight stops him in the hall and asks for a ride to school. Walter doesn't know the lad, who says he's Yuri. The boy is persistent; Walter, who has only a bicycle, ends up giving Yuri a lift to school. The boy calls him "Daddy," and it's just the beginning of Walter's trials and tribulations. Who is the boy, where is his mother, and why Walter?

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Title B-Movie: Lust & Sound in West-Berlin 1979-1989

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Director Directed by Jörg A. Hoppe, Heiko Lange, and Klaus Maeck

Subjects Documentary

Time 96 min

Description "B-MOVIE is a documentary about music, art, and chaos in the wild West-Berlin of the 1980s: Before the iron curtain fell, artists and communards, squatters and hedonists of all kinds were playing with Berlin's fire. The walled-in city became the creative melting pot for sub- and pop- culture, attracting ingenious dilettantes and world famous celebrities alike. B-MOVIE is a fast-paced collage of mostly unreleased film and TV footage, photos and original interviews. It tells the story from a frenzied but creative decade, starting with punk and ending with the Love Parade, in a city where the days are short and the nights are endless." --Cover There is also a book that goes with the DVD.

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Title Babylon Berlin Series One & Two

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Director Henk Handloegten ; Tom Tykwer ; Achim von Borries

Time 730 min.

Description "Colognian commissioner Gereon Rath moves to Berlin, the epicenter of political and social changes in the Golden Twenties." -- IMDb

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Title Bandits

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Director Directed by Katja von Garnier

Subjects Action, Adventure

Time 110 min.

Description "Four female cons who have formed a band in prison get a chance to play at a police ball outside the walls. They take the chance to escape. Being on the run from the law they even make it to sell their music and become famous outlaws. " -IMDb

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Title Barbara

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Director Directed by Christian Petzold

Subjects Adventure, Drama

Time 100 min.

Description Winner of the Best Director prize at this year's Berlin Film Festival, the latest film from Christian Petzold (Yella, Jerichow) is a simmering, impeccably crafted Cold War thriller, starring the gifted Nina Hoss-in her fifth lead role for the director-as a Berlin doctor banished to a rural East German hospital as punishment for applying for an exit visa. As her lover from the West carefully plots her escape, Barbara waits patiently and avoids friendships with her colleagues-except for Andre (Ronald Zehrfeld) the hospital's head physician, who is warmly attentive to her. But even as she finds herself falling for him, Barbara still cannot be sure that Andre is not a spy. As her defensive wall slowly starts to crumble, she is eventually forced to make a profound decision about her future. A film of glancing moments and dangerous secrets, BARBARA paints a haunting picture of a woman being slowly crushed between the irreconcilable needs of desire and survival. Germany's official Oscar submission for Best Foreign Language Film.

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Title Befreier und Befreite = Liberators Take Liberties

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Director Directed by Helke Sander

Subjects Documentary

Time 192 min.

Description Documentary

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Title Bella Martha = Mostly Martha

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Director Directed by Sandra Nettelbeck

Subjects Comedy

Time 106 min.

Description Martha is a single woman who lives for one passion: cooking. The head chef at a chic restaurant, Martha has no time for anything - or anyone - else. But, Martha's solitary life is shaken when a fateful accident brings her sister's eight-year-old daughter, Lina, to her doorstep.

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Title Berlin Alexanderplatz Discs 1-4

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Director Directed by Rainer Werner Fassbinder

Subjects Crime, Drama, TV

Time 940 min total

Description In late-1920s Berlin, Franz Biberkopf is released from prison and vows to go straight; however he soon finds himself embroiled in the city's criminal underworld.

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Title Berlin Alexanderplatz Discs 5-7

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Director Directed by Rainer Werner Fassbinder

Subjects Crime, Drama, TV

Time 940 min total

Description In late-1920s Berlin, Franz Biberkopf is released from prison and vows to go straight; however he soon finds himself embroiled in the city's criminal underworld.

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Title Berlin is in Germany

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Director Directed by Hannes Stöhr

Subjects Drama

Time 91 min.

Description A man has to acclimate himself to the sweeping changes of 12 years of German unification literally overnight in this bittersweet comedy-drama. Martin Schultz (Jorg Schuttauf) was a citizen of East Germany when he was convicted of manslaughter in July of 1989. Martin is released in the year 2001, and he discovers the Berlin he knew is a thing of the past, with East and West Germans free to travel back and forth as they please, the dividing wall a thing of the past, and the city unfamiliar after over a decade of new construction. Martin tries to start his life over again with his former wife Manuela (Julia Jager) and son Rokko (Robin Becker), but they seem nearly as foreign as Berlin's new terrain, and Manuela's new lover advises Martin to keep his distance. Martin ends up taking a job at a pornography shop and falls into a life of petty crime with his co-worker Ludmila (Edita Malovcic).

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Title Berlin-Alexanderplatz / Die Geschichte vom Franz Biberkopf

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Director Directed by Phil Jutzi

Time 84 min

Description "Franz Biberkopf has served four years in prison. His return to normal life is not successful." --IMDb

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Title Berlin: Symphony of a Great City/Opus 1

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Director Directed by Walter Ruttman

Subjects Documentary

Time 62 min.

Description Influential experimental film traces a single day in Berlin from dawn to midnight. Noted for its variety of moving camera shots and impressive documentation of Berlin between the two major wars. Directed by Walter Ruttman. Silent. Not cleared for public performance.

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Title Between Rap and Ramadan = Zwischen Rap Und Ramadan

Director Directed by Margarethe Mehring-Fuchs

Subjects Documentary

Time 29 min.

Description Young Muslims in Germany: In many cases they live in the area of conflict between traditional agendas and their modern everyday life--such as Malik, Meryem, Hamze, and Selma from Freiburg. The film provides insight into their life and ways of thinking and shows them as cosmopolitan people. "Better times will come, Allah willing--the world is out of whack, but I'm chilling. . ." sings the young rap artist MC Malik. The rapper from Freiburg with Afghani roots feels tied to the Islamic religion of his parents. But he's not a traditionalist and not at all a fundamentalist. Yet ever since September 11th, people look at him with suspicion. Is there perhaps a terrorist behind this face? It's similar for other youth who live in Freiburg. Take, for example, the student Meryem. She wears a headscarf and is deeply religious but takes liberties in interpreting her religion self-confidently and independently. The acting student Hamze is married to a German. Religious rules and regulations don't mean a lot to him in everyday life; he doesn't want to orient his life strictly according to the rules of Islam. The student Selma lives a life between disco dancing and Muslim traditions. On Saturday, she goes out with other girls her age and has fun at a disco, and in her room a poster of Rapper Tupac hangs right next to a picture of the Prophet.

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Title Beuys

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Director Directed by Andres Veiel

Subjects Documentary

Time 107 min.

Description A documentary about the 20th century German sculptor and performance artist Joseph Beuys.

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Title Bildschirm - 3

Description Bildschirm will keine tagesaktuellen Themen Behandeln, sondern bringt kurzere oder langere Fernsehbeitrage, die von landeskundlichem Interesse sind und besonders fur die Spracharbeit anbieten. Zu jeder Videokassette gibt es ein Begleitheft mit transkribiertem Text der Sendung und Arbeitsanweisungen, wie Bildschirm im Unterricht eingesetzt werden kann.

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Title ¿Bin ich schön? = Am I Beautiful?

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Director Directed by Doris Dörrie

Subjects Comedy, Drama

Time 112 min.

Description In this story, which takes place partly in Spain and Germany, several people have trouble with love, affairs, relations and faith. They are all connected by bonds of blood, marriage, profession or experience.

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Title Bis Zum Ellenbogen

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Director Directed by Justus von Dohnanyi

Subjects Comedy

Time 82 min.

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Title Black Tape

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Director Directed by Sekou Neblett

Subjects Documentary

Time 88 min

Description "Black Tape is searching for the first rapper who has ever rapped in German. A lot of German rapstars are joining this search." --IMDb

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Title Brahms: Ein Deutsches Requiem

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Subjects Documentary

Time 79 min.

Description Johannes Brahms was one of the few composers to start thinking about writing a requiem early in life-he was a mere 33 when he wrote his "Deutsches Requiem". It was the composer's first work to bring together a mixed choir, soloists and a large-scale orchestra.

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Title BRD Trilogy: Lola

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Director Directed by Rainer Werner Fassbinder

Subjects Drama

Time 116 min.

Description Part of Rainer Werner Fassbinder's The Entire History of the German Federal Republic trilogy. Lola, a seductive cabaret singer and dancer in the 1950s, is romantically involved with Von Bohm, a morally upright building inspector. Recently appointed Building Commissioner, Von Bohm is committed to eradicating corruption. Consequently, he's given quite a shock when he is called into inspect the brothel where Lola works and discovers her dancing there. With that, Von Bohm is left to question whether he is more loyal to the woman he loves so passionately or the career he believes in so strongly. The other entries in the trilogy are Veronika Voss and The Marriage of Maria Braun. Part of a three movie collection by Criterion Collection of Fassbinder's works, with additional Supplements DVD and booklet. By the age of thirty-four, German director Rainer Werner Fassbinder had already directed nearly twenty-two feature films. In 1978, he embarked upon a project to trace the history of postwar Germany in a series of films told through the eyes of three remarkable women. Fassbinder’s The Marriage of Maria Braun, Lola, and Veronika Voss-the BRD (Bundesrepublik Deutschland) Trilogy-would garner him the international acclaim he had always yearned for and place his name foremost in the canon of New German Cinema. The Criterion Collection is proud to present these films as a group for the first time ever in home video.

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Title BRD Trilogy: Veronika Voss

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Director Directed by Rainer Werner Fassbinder

Subjects Drama

Time 104 min.

Description Once the toast of Germany, Veronika Voss had allegedly been an intimate of Joseph Gobbels. Playing to an increasingly diminishing fan following, Veronika turns to drugs to cushion her against the cruelties of life. Her self-destruction is accelerated by her Dr. Katz, who plys Veronika with morphine in order to gain control of the actress's money and property. A well-meaning sportswriter tries to save Veronika from herself, sacrificing his own personal happiness - and the life of his girlfriend Cornelia Froeboess - in the process. Allegedly an amalgam of several true stories, Veronika Voss is the second of Fassbinder's "postwar trilogy" (the others are The Marriage of Maria Braun and Lola). Part of a three movie collection by Criterion Collection of Fassbinder's works, with additional Supplements DVD and booklet. By the age of thirty-four, German director Rainer Werner Fassbinder had already directed nearly twenty-two feature films. In 1978, he embarked upon a project to trace the history of postwar Germany in a series of films told through the eyes of three remarkable women. Fassbinder’s The Marriage of Maria Braun, Lola, and Veronika Voss-the BRD (Bundesrepublik Deutschland) Trilogy-would garner him the international acclaim he had always yearned for and place his name foremost in the canon of New German Cinema. The Criterion Collection is proud to present these films as a group for the first time ever in home video.

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Title Brüderchen und Schwesterchen / Brüderchen & Schwesterchen

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Director Directed by Wolfgang Eissler = Wolfgang Eißler

Subjects Adventure, Family, Fantasy, Brothers Grimm

Time 60 min.

Description After Brüderchen and Schwesterchen (German for young/dear brother viz. sister's mother's death, their dad finds a new wife and mother for them. But she's a witch, who poisons him and reduces the siblings to slaves for her and their nasty step-sister. After an escape attempt, the witch transforms the boy into a deer. When he finally has a run in the wood, the young king's hunting party wounds it badly. By tracking his prey, the ruler discovers and falls in love with his sister. The whole family moves into the royal palace, where the witch tries new tricks.

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Title Buddenbrooks

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Subjects Drama

Time 197 min.

Description The story of the decline and fall of a once-prestigious German family. Anxious to preserve their rapidly diminishing wealth, the Buddenbrook clan undergoes several marriages of convenience--which serve only to weaken the strain, until, as the 20th Century dawns, only two members of the family are left.

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Title Bugs Bunnys Meisterwerke / Looney Tunes Bugs Bunny's Meisterwerke

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Subjects Dubbed

Time 109 min.

Description 15 cartoons plus added features. German version. Dubbed in German

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Title Bungalow

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Director Directed by Ulrich Köhler

Subjects Drama

Time 82 min.

Description First-time director Ulrich Kohler perfectly captures the angst, anger, and alienation of youth in this delightfully droll dramedy. A German youth more slacker than soldier goes AWOL from military service and returns to his parents summer home. There he falls for his brother s girlfriend, a Danish actress in b-movies. As offbeat as it is low key, BUNGALOW offers a window into the restless yet idle world of modern youth. Young viewers can relate, while mature viewers will be thankful it s not them!

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Title Cargo

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Director Directed by Ivan Engler and Ralph Etter

Subjects Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller

Time 110 min.

Description In 2270, Earth is completely depleted and no one lives there anymore. Those that have money move to Rhea; but most of the population lives in orbit in space stations. Dr. Laura Portmann decides to work in the cargo ship Kassandra in an eight year travel to Station 42 that is in orbit of RH278 to raise money to meet her sister Arianne in Rhea. They keep in touch with each other, but their messages take three years to reach the other. Laura joins Captain Pierre Lacroix and his crew composed by the First Officer Anna Lindbergh; Communication Officer Miyuki Toshia and Igor Prokoff and Claudio Vespucci. The Sky Marshall Samuel Decker joins the team since the terrorist group Luddites, led by Klaus Bruckner, is bombing the stations. Lacroix organizes shifts of eight and half months for each crew-member while the others rest in cryogenic sleep. Three years and eight months later, Laura finds that there is apparently a stowaway in the cargo compartments and Decker and Lacroix are awakened to investigate the incident with her; however, Lacroix has an accident and dies and the crew is woken up. Further, she finds that Arianne's transmission to her took only twenty minutes. What might be the secret of the cargo transported by Kassandra and where the spaceship is going?

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Title Children's Stories From Dr. Heinrich Hoffmann = Der Struwwelpeter, Kindergeschichten Von Dr. Heinrich Hoffmann.

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Time 62 min.

Description Ten children's stories, eight from Der Struwwelpeter, each under two minutes long, and two children's adventures, Pit und Peter gucken in die Erde, and Uwe rollert ins Glck, both around six minutes long.

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Title Christoph Schlingensief / Und Seine Filme Interview Kurzfilme

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Director Directed by Frieder Schlaich

Time 77 min.

Description Interview with Christoph Schlingensief on his films. Including many film clips.

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Title Code of Survival

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Director Directed by Bertram Verhaag

Subjects Documentary

Time 98 min.

Description "A documentary to inspire a different way of thinking and living. Can organic agriculture really feed the world? Or must we continue to poison ourselves and destroy the soil with genetic engineering and artificial chemicals?" --IMDb

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Title Coming Out

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Director Directed by Heiner Carow

Subjects Drama, Romance

Time 113 min.

Description A young teacher in East Berlin struggles with accepting his homosexuality.

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Title Coraline 3D

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Director Directed by Henry Selick

Subjects Animation, Drama, Family

Description An adventurous girl finds another world that is a strangely idealized version of her frustrating home, but it has sinister secrets.

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Title Crazy

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Director Directed by Hans-Christian Schmid

Subjects Drama

Time 93 min.

Description It tells the story of a "half-side spastic" boy who keeps changing schools in order to pass the math exams at last. His latest school is a boarding-school in Southern Bavaria (filmed at the same one that the real Benjamin attended), where he finds friends for the first time. Each of these misfits has problems of his own but they all share the confusion of puberty. This period of life is shown so authentically that everyone in the audience will be able to identify with the characters (or remember his/her own youth).

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Title Dada und neue sachlichkeit = Dada and New Objectivity

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Director Directed by Reiner E Moritz

Time 50 min.

Description This series is one of the most successful TV series about art. This is the original, with improved image quality, taking us on a fascinating journey through the history of art. Included are: Kurt Schwitters, Merzbild 25 A Hannah Höch, Der Schnitt Mit Dem Kuchenmesser - Cut with the Kitchen Knife Francis Picabia, Sehr Seltenes Bild Auf Der Erde - Very Rare Picture on the Earth George Grosz, Ohne Titel - Untitled Otto Dix, Flandern - Flanders

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Title Damiana Kryygi

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Director Directed by Alejandro Fernández Mouján

Subjects Documentary

Time 95 min

Description "Paraguay, 1896. A 3 year-old Aché girl is captured after the massacre of a group of indigenous people in the jungle. 100 years later her remains are found in Argentina and Germany and returned to the Aché in 2012. The film tries to restore a history and a name to the small captive who died of tuberculosis at the age of 14, in a mental institution." --Cover

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Title Das Boot = The Boat

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Director Directed by Wolfgang Petersen

Subjects Classic, Drama, WWII

Time 293 min.

Description Adaptation of Lothar-Guenther Buchheim's autobiographical work. Details WWII from a German perspective by focusing on combat aboard a German U-boat in 1941. Presents a realistic and suspenseful view of war as the crew is cramped inside the tiny vessel assigned to go from La Rochelle to Spain and back while continually dodging Allied attacks.

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Title Das Ewige Leben = Life Eternal

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Director Directed by Wolfgang Murnberger

Time 118 min.

Description "Former cop Brenner has to return to his home town where he gets involved in a tragic story between his old friends." -- IMDb

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Title Das Experiment = The Experiment

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Director Directed by Oliver Hirschbiegel

Subjects Drama, Thriller

Time 119 min.

Description The movie is based on the infamous "Stanford Prison Experiment" conducted in 1971. A makeshift prison is set up in a research lab, complete with cells, bars and surveillance cameras. For two weeks 20 male participants are hired to play prisoners and guards. The 'prisoners' are locked up and have to follow seemingly mild rules, and the 'guards' are told simply to retain order without using physical violence. Everybody is free to quit at any time, thereby forfeiting payment. In the beginning the mood between both groups is insecure and rather emphatic. But soon quarrels arise and the wardens employ ever more drastic sanctions to confirm their authority. A dramatization of an experiment by Stanford University in 1971 which asked for 24 male students to volunteer for a simulated prison experience as prisoners or guards to determine behavioral and psychological consequences. The original time frame was two weeks. The experiment was terminated after six days.

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Title Das Jahrhundert der Technik pt 1 - Zeit der Pioniere & Technik und Masse

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Director Directed by Birgit Eckelt

Subjects Documentary

Time 86 min.

Description The Century of Technology part 1

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Title Das Jahrhundert der Technik pt 2 - Technik und Macht & Dynamik der Technologie

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Director Directed by Birgit Eckelt

Subjects Documentary

Time 86 min.

Description The Century of Technology part 2

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Title Das Kreative Universum

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Director Directed by Rüdiger Sünner

Subjects Documentary

Time 83 min.

Description Science is today regarded as the great authority of knowledge whose knowledge is generally recognized and celebrated worldwide. There are no divine or supernatural powers in their domain, but measurable phenomena, such as laws of nature and molecules, which - according to Darwin's successors - have created all life in the process of self-organization. On the other hand, more and more people are attracted to spiritual worldviews, which seem to offer them more comprehensive sense horizons. Are the images and values ​​of the spiritual traditions communicable with the astonishing results of modern research, or are they mere religious matters? We ask some of the most interesting thinkers in the field of science whether and how bridging between their disciplines and spiritual issues is possible. Is there scientific evidence that leaves room for the assumption of a "divine," "saint," or "transcendent"? What do you mean for our future?

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Title Das Leben der Anderen = The lives of others

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Director Directed by Florian Henckel von Donnersmarck

Subjects Drama, Thriller

Time 132 min.

Description Before the collapse of the Berlin Wall, East Germany’s population was closely monitored by the State Secret Police (Stasi). Only a few citizens above suspicion, like renowned pro-Socialist playwright Georg Dreyman, were permitted to lead private lives. But when a corrupt government official falls for Georg’s stunning actress-girlfriend, Christa, an ambitious Stasi policeman is ordered to bug the writer’s apartment to gain incriminating evidence against the rival. Now, what the officer discovers is about to dramatically change their lives - as well as his - in this seductive political thriller.

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Title Das Leben des Brian = Monty Python's Life of Brian

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Director Directed by Terry Jones

Subjects Comedy, Dubbed

Time 90 min.

Description The Pythons satirize religion, capital punishment, revolutionary politics, terrorism, graffiti, science fiction, and a host of other topics through the story of Brian, a first-century Judean.

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Title Das Leben ist eine Baustelle = Life Is All You Get

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Director Directed by Wolfgang Becker

Subjects Comedy, Drama

Time 111 min.

Description "After he loses his job, his father, and his girlfriend, Jan's life is a shambles. Then suddenly he meets freakish street musician Vera, and a bittersweet romance unfolds..." - IMDB

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Title Das tapfere Schneiderlein

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Director Directed by Christian Theede

Subjects Family, Romance, Brothers Grimm

Time 60 min.

Description Poor but confident and resourceful tailor David trusts, after killing seven flies in one swat, he's a match for any challenge and sets out to prove himself in the wide world. After luck and cunning help him deal with giant Lothar, he arrives at the castle of petty king Ernst, who is ruled by constant migraine and his ambitious, manipulative court counselor Klaus, who desires to succeed by winning brat princess Paula's hand and claims to be the only savior who can rid the land of three supernatural dangers. David's costume-embroidered motto 'seven at once' however is misread as a warrior's tally, and he eagerly accepts to win the princess, who teases but likes him, and half the country by dealing with the giant brothers, then both other dangers, and having triumphed each time Klaus's last attempt to deal with his commoner rival.

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Title Das Weltreich der Deutschen

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Director Directed by Sebastian Dehnhardt and Manfred Oldenburg

Subjects Documentary

Time 135 min.

Description Then imperial Germany was late to carve itself a colonial empire, but still secured several scattered territories in Africa, Far East and South Sea. This series examines what happened there.

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Title Das Wunder von Bern = The Miracle of Bern

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Director Directed by Sönke Wortmann

Subjects Drama

Time 118 min.

Description A young boy from a working class family in post-war Germany struggles with his estranged father returning from war captivity, while a friend of his plays for the German National Soccer Team at the 1954 FIFA World Cup in Switzerland.

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Title DDR/DDR

Director Directed by Amie Siegel

Time 135 min.

Description "The latest feature by artist, filmmaker, and SAIC alum Amie Siegel (Empathy, 2003) is a multi-layered and disarmingly beautiful essay on the German Democratic Republic and its dissolution, which left many of its former citizens adrift in their newfound freedom. Featured at the 2008 Whitney Biennial, DDR/DDR weaves together mundane Stasi surveillance footage, interviews with psychoanalysts, East German "Indian hobbyists," and lolling shots of derelict state radio stations into an extended and self-conscious assemblage to meditate on history, memory, and the shared technologies of state control and art."--SAIC CATE website

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Title Dealer

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Director Directed by Thomas Arslan

Subjects Action, Thriller

Time 74 min.

Description Despite many attempts, Can is unable to devote himself to anything other than a career in crime, as a small-time dealer and errand-boy for drug boss Hakan. Hakan keeps his customers supplied within his narrowly staked out territory. Can's lover Jale who works in the warehouse of a department store, has been pressing Can to give up his activity. Can, also fed up with his situation, sees a bright new beginning for himself and his family when Hakan offers him the prospective chance to run a bar on his own. But Can has little control over the pressure that gradually begin to build up around him and soon finds himself floundering in quicksand...

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Title Death in Granada / The Disappearance of Garcia Lorca = Muerte en Granada

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Director Directed by Marcos Zurinaga

Subjects Documentary, Drama, Thriller

Time 105 min.

Description A journalist (Esai Morales) starts an investigation into the disappearance of famed poet and political agitator, Garcia Lorca (Andy Garcia), who disappeared in the early days of the Spanish Civil War in the the 1930's.

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Title Denk ich an Deutschland: Wir haben vergessen zurückzukehren

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Director Directed by Fatih Akin

Subjects Documentary

Time 59 min.

Description About the family of the German-Turkish director

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Title Der Bockerer

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Director Directed by Franz Antel

Time 100 min.

Description "A politically naive Viennese butcher (Bockerer) manages to survive the Nazi occupation of Austria and the second world war." -IMDb

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Title Der Fall Wilhelm Reich = The Strange Tale of Wilhelm Reich - Wer Hat Angst Vor Wilhelm Reich? (Documentary)

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Director Directed by Antonin Svoboda

Subjects Documentary

Time 95 min.

Description At the end of his life, Wilhelm Reich - psychiatrist and experimental scientist searching for the fundamentals of life - finds himself on trial, charged with deception. His dream of liberating human individuality makes him a dangerous opponent of an American system that is striving after 1945 for global hegemony, using all available means. Was it madness to believe in man's liberty or was Reich simply in the wrong place at the wrong time, and, being a holistic global thinker, accurately observing far-reaching socio-political linkages? Ten years after his mysterious death, his writings, once burnt by the US FDA, become an important source of inspiration for a '68 generation in revolt.

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Title Der Fall Wilhelm Reich = The Strange Tale of Wilhelm Reich (Film)

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Director Directed by Antonin Svoboda

Subjects Documentary

Time 106 min.

Description At the end of his life, Wilhelm Reich - psychiatrist and experimental scientist searching for the fundamentals of life - finds himself on trial, charged with deception. His dream of liberating human individuality makes him a dangerous opponent of an American system that is striving after 1945 for global hegemony, using all available means. Was it madness to believe in man's liberty or was Reich simply in the wrong place at the wrong time, and, being a holistic global thinker, accurately observing far-reaching sociopolitical linkages? Ten years after his mysterious death, his writings, once burnt by the US FDA, become an important source of inspiration for a '68 generation in revolt.

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Title Der Fliegende Hollander-Bayreuther Festspiele 1985 = The Flying Dutchman

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Director Directed by Harry Kupfer

Subjects Documentary

Time 135 min.

Description One of the most acclaimed Wagner productions of the postwar period, this electrifying, revolutionary Bayreuth staging of The Flying Dutchman catapulted the German director Harry Kupfer to international fame. Kupfer's psychologically acute production presents the entire story as a hallucination, in which Senta's yearning for the eternally wandering Dutchman send sher into a trance-like state. Senta is sung by Danish soprano Lisbeth Balslev, the American bass-baritone Simon Estes portrays the Dutchman, while the Finnish bass Matti Salminen is Daland.

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Title Der Freischutz = The Hamburg Philharmonic State Orchestra

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Director Directed by Leopold Ludwig

Subjects Documentary

Time 123 min.

Description In June and July 1967 the Hamburg opera ensemble toured North America, with visits to the World Exposition in Montreal (Canada) and New York. In addition to six modern works (including Jenufa and Mathis der Maler) the programme also featured Der Freischütz, which according to Liebermann “was virtually unknown in the United States.” In order to avoid any “stylistic hiatus” with the modern operas, the company decided to perform a concert version of Weber’s work. The tour concept was an enormous success, with tickets being traded at black market prices. In August 1967 the company made the first of 13 recordings for television. Commissioned by NDR, the film and TV company Polyphon made use of original productions from Hamburg State Opera. Director Joachim Hess (opera director at Hamburg State Opera from 1967 to 1972) adapted the stage versions to the requirements of television. Made in January/February 1968, Der Freischütz was the third of the films to be released. Rolf Liebermann saw one undeniable benefit in making film versions of opera – despite his fears of giving music lovers a reason not to visit his own theatre: “It is an important and curious sociological experience to reach several million viewers in one go, as opposed to two or three hundred thousand over a period of several years. [...] For many people their first contact with the world opera is through the television.”

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Title Der Froschkonig = The Frog King

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Director Directed by Franziska Buch

Subjects Family, Fantasy, Romance

Time 60 min.

Description A king without a son invites eligible royals and other high aristocrats for his eldest daughter princess Sophie's 18th birthday party, expecting her to get engaged with a suitable one, such as interested prince Friedrich. She also receives her late mother's most prized legate, a golden ball allegedly magically inspiring wise decisions, but loses it playing by the castle park lake. While a man lurks around, a talking frog promises to retrieve the ball if she takes him in as her companion. He keeps the deal, Sophie runs off leaving only a pearl string she first offered, but when the frog comes demand his prize at the royal dinner, and proves himself a talented singer, the king orders her to keep her promise, clearly unwillingly. Only when he exhausts her patience and is smashed against her bedroom wall, his evil fairy spell is broken and he re-assumes the shape of neighboring Brabant's heir, prince Floris. Now she falls in love and dumps Frederic to the king's horror, but must wait anxiously if he will return.

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Title Der Geist Von Weimar

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Director Directed by Peter Merseburger

Time 60 min.

Description Man müsse fortan den Geist der großen Dichter und Philosophen mit Leben erfüllen.« Friedrich Ebert, aus einer Rede anlässlich der Gründung der ersten deutschen Republik in Weimar im Januar 1919 Regisseur Peter Merseburger beschreibt im vorliegenden Film die vielfältigen Wege, die politisch und geistesgeschichtlich von Berlin nach Weimar führten. Die thüringische Stadt ist und war Zentrum der deutschen Klassik, Stadt der Dichter und Denker und ist eng verbunden mit elementaren Größen der deutschen Kulturgeschichte wie Bach, Cranach, Goethe, Schiller, Wieland, Schopenhauer, Nietzsche und dem Bauhaus. In Dokumentarausschnitten zeigt Merseburger aber auch den Missbrauch des »Geistes von Weimar« während und nach dem zweiten Weltkrieg. Mittlerweile steht Weimar wieder als »Kulturhauptstadt Europas« im Mittelpunkt einer weltweiten Öffentlichkeit. Heute wie damals wird der »genius loci« der Stadt beschworen. »Der Geist von Weimar« - eine zitatenreiche, gut beobachtete und nie schulmeisterliche Reise in und durch die deutsche Geschichte. Der Geistes- und Sozialwissenschaftler Peter Merseburger, geboren am 9. Mai 1928 im thüringischen Zeitz, ist einer der bedeutendsten deutschen Journalisten. Einer breiten Öffentlichkeit wurde er nicht zuletzt als Chefredakteur des ARD-Magazins »Panorama« bekannt. Der Film »Der Geist von Weimar« wurde im Juli 1998 gedreht und entstand für einen ARTE-Themenabend gleichen Titels.

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Title Der geteilte Himmel = Divided Heaven

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Director Directed by Konrad Wolf

Subjects Drama, Romance

Time 109 min.

Description "After a breakdown, Rita returns to her childhood village. It is 1961. As she recovers, she remembers the past two years: her love for the chemist Manfred, ten years her senior; his enthusiasm about his new chemical process, which turned to bitter disappointment in the face of rejection; his escape to West Berlin a few weeks before the Wall was built; and his hope that she would follow him. This East German classic, praised by critics as one of Germany's 100 Most Important Films, is based on Christa Wolf's internationally-known novel, criticized in the GDR for questioning the construction of the Wall. Produced during a brief cultural thaw in the early 1960s, this film was strongly influenced by French Nouvelle Vague cinema." - IMDB

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Title Der Hexer = The Mysterious Magician

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Director Directed by Alfred Vohrer

Subjects Crime, Mystery

Time 82 min.

Description "The sister of a famous, but as yet uncaught, criminal named The Hexer is murdered. Inspector Higgins of Scotland Yard believes that The Hexer will surface to take his revenge on his sister's killers, and plans to set a trap to finally capture him. However, soon bodies start piling up, and it looks as if The Hexer may get away yet again." -- IMDb

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Title Der Knochenmann = The Bone Man

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Director Directed by Wolfgang Murnberger

Subjects Comedy, Thriller

Time 121 min.

Description "Private Investigator Brenner is handling a case at the grill-station "Löschenkohl". There he finds - besides some chicken - also other meat...that doesn't belong in a good meal." -- IMDb

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Title Der Knochenmann = The Bone Man

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Director Directed by Wolfgang Murnberger

Subjects Comedy, Thriller

Time 121 min.

Description "Private Investigator Brenner is handling a case at the grill-station "Löschenkohl". There he finds - besides some chicken - also other meat...that doesn't belong in a good meal." -- IMDb

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Title Der Neunte Tag = The Ninth Day

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Director Directed by Volker Schlöndorff

Subjects Drama, Thriller, War, WWII

Time 93 min.

Description The film is about a Catholic priest from Luxembourg who is imprisoned in Dachau concentration camp, but released for nine days. The story is based on a portion of Pfarrerblock 25487 (ISBN 2-87963-286-2), the diary of Father Jean Bernard (1907–1994). "Pfarrerblock 25487" was recently translated into English by Deborah Lucas Schneider. The English-language translation is entitled "Priestblock 25487: A Memoir of Dachau" (ISBN 978-0972598170) and was released in 2007. Abbé Kremer is released from a living hell in the Dachau concentration camp and sent home to Luxembourg. Upon his arrival, he soon learns that this is not a reprieve or a pardon of his crime – voicing opposition to the Nazis’ racial laws – but that he has nine days to convince the bishop of Luxembourg to work with the Nazi occupiers. Gestapo Untersturmführer Gebhardt is under pressure from his superior to have the Abbé succeed in creating a rift between the Luxembourg church and the Vatican – or be transferred to duty in the death camps in the East. Gebhardt, a former Catholic seminarian, uses theological arguments to bring the Abbé around but when they don’t work he resorts to more draconian measures. The Abbé is torn between his conscience and his horror of returning to Dachau...

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Title Der Räuber = The Robber

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Director Directed by Benjamin Heisenberg

Subjects Documentary, Drama, Thriller

Time 98 min.

Description The Robber (German: Der Räuber) is a 2010 drama film directed by Benjamin Heisenberg. The film is based on a novel by the Austrian author Martin Prinz, and was shot on location in Vienna. The main character, Johann Rettenberger, is based on Austrian bank-robber and runner Johann Kastenberger.

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Title Der Schatz im Silbersee = The Treasure of the Silver Lake

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Director Directed by Harald Reinl

Subjects Adventure

Time 106 min.

Description "In their first cinematic adventure, Apache chief Winnetou and mountain man Old Shatterhand pursue a gang of murderous outlaws who will stop at nothing to find the legendary treasure of Silver Lake." - IMDB Based on the novel by Karl May Parts of the English audio track have been lost; these scenes are presented in German with English subtitles

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Title Der Schlussmacher

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Director Directed by Matthias Schweighöfer

Subjects Comedy

Time 106 min.

Description An employee at a professional separation agency, a business that helps couples break up, Paul tries to tackle the problems that come with Toto, the boyfriend of a customer, while he has his own thinking to do about love and relationships.

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Title Der Schuh des Manitu = Manitou's Shoe

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Director Directed by Michael Herbig

Subjects Comedy

Time 87 min.

Description Abahachi, Chief of the Apache Indians, and his blood brother Ranger maintain peace and justice in the Wild West. One day, Abahachi needs to take up a credit from the Shoshone Indians to finance his tribe's new saloon. Unfortunately Santa Maria, who sold the saloon, betrays Abahachi, takes the money and leaves. Soon, the Shoshones are on the warpath to get their money back, and Abahachi is forced to organize it quickly. Luckily, he, his twin brother Winnetouch, beautiful dancer Uschi and the Greek Dimitri each own a quarter of a treasure map that leads them to 'the shoe of Manitu'. There, Santa Maria already awaits them to take their new treasure away as well. But he did not think about the determination of Abahachi's team.

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Title Der Sinn des Lebens = The Meaning of Life / Monty Python's The Meaning of Life: Crimson permanent assurance

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Director Directed by Terry Jones

Subjects Comedy, Dubbed

Time 103 min.

Description Monty Python presents a glimpse into the true meaning of life (and fish). German Edition.

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Title Der Staat gegen Fritz Bauer = The People vs. Fritz Bauer

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Director Directed by Lars Kraume

Subjects Biography, Drama, Thriller

Time 105 min.

Description "The story of the man who brought high-ranking German Nazi criminal Adolf Eichmann to justice." -IMDb

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Title Der Subjektive Faktor; Brecht die Macht der Manipulateure

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Director Directed by Helke Sander

Subjects Documentary

Time 181 min.

Description 2 films: Der Subjektive Faktor (feature film) Brecht die Macht der Manipulateure (documentary)

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Title Der Trafikant = The Tobacconist

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Director Directed by Nikolaus Leytner

Time 109 min.

Description "Based on the international bestseller by Robert Seethaler. A tender, heart-breaking story about one young man and his friendship with Sigmund Freud during the Nazi occupation of Vienna." -IMDb

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Title Der Tunnel = The Tunnel

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Director Directed by Roland Suso Richter

Subjects Drama, History, Thriller

Time 167 min.

Description Inch by harrowing inch, The Tunnel tells the incredible true story of a massive underground escape attempt from East to West Berlin. Anti-Communist East German swimming champion Haryy Melchior 9hein Ferch) narrowly escapes the Communist regime just after the Berlin Wall is completed, and is determined to rescue his beloved sister, whom he was forced to leave behind. This international award winning drama is a gripping and suspenseful thriller in the heroic tradition of the Great Escape.

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Title Der Untergang = Downfall

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Director Directed by Oliver Hirschbiegel

Subjects Drama, WWII

Time 155 min.

Description Takes you into Hitler's bunker, in 1945, during the brutal and harrowing last days of the Third Reich. Seen through the eyes of Hitler's infamous secretary Traudl Junge, optimism crumbles into grim realization and terror as it becomes clear that Germany's defeat is inevitable. As the Russian army circles the city, the dimly lit halls of the underground refuge become an execution chamber for the Fuhrer and his closest advisors.

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Title Der verlorene Sohn = The Prodigal Son

Director Directed by Luis Trenker

Subjects Drama

Time 83 min.

Description "Story of the trials and tribulations of a German who emigrates to the US during the Great Depression." - IMDB

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Title Der verrückte Professor = The Nutty Professor

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Director Directed by Jerry Lewis

Subjects Comedy, Romance, Sci-Fi

Time 103 min.

Description "To improve his social life, a nerdish professor drinks a potion that temporarily turns him into the handsome, but obnoxious, Buddy Love." - IMDB

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Title Deutschland 83

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Director Directed by Edward Berger and Samira Radsi

Subjects TV, Drama, History, Romance

Time 360 min.

Description "It's 1983. The Cold War is hot. The threat of nuclear conflict looms. Born and raised in East Germany, Martin Rauch is sent undercover, as Moritz Stamm, to West Germany, to work for a top General in the Bundeswehr. Officially, his job is to gather intelligence on the placement of the Pershing II Missiles. A secondary gig develops, infiltrating youth culture through close relationships with the General's two children. But nothing and no one are as they seem."--WorldCat

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Title Deutschland 86

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Director Directed by Florian Cossen, Arne Feldhusen

Subjects TV, Action, Drama, History

Time 462 min.

Description Abandoned by Moscow and desperate for cash, the East German leadership pushes their secret operatives to experiment with global capitalism and save their sinking socialist ship. Long banished to Africa for his sins in 1983, Martin Rauch is now sent back into the field.

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Title Die "Oberhausener": Provokation der Wirklichkeit

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Director Various - see Description

Time 279 min.

Description DVD 1: Menschen im Espresso 1958, 16' (Dir by Herbert Vesely) Schicksal einer Oper 1958, 10' (Dir by Bernhard Dörries, Edgar Reitz, Stefan Meuschel) Glühendes Eiland Kreta 1959, 12' (Dir by Pitt Koch) Das magische Band 1959, 21' (Dir by Ferdinand Khittl) Moskau ruft 1959, 12' (Dir by Peter Schamoni) Stunde X 1959, 4' (Dir by Bernhard Dörries) Trab Trab 1959, 11' (Dir by Detten Schleiermacher) Salinas 1960, 11' (Dir by Raimond Ruehl) Schatten 1960, 10' (Dir by Hansjurgen Pohland) Die Erben von Papas Kino 1968, 27' (dir by Wilhelm Roth) DVD 2: Brutalitat in Stein 1961, 11' (Dir by Alexander Kluge, Peter Schamoni) Kommunikation 1961, 11' (Dir by Edgar Reitz) Notizen aus dem Altmuhltal 1961, 17' (Dir by Hans Rolf Strobel, Heinrich Tichawsky) Plakate der Weimarer Republic 1962, 10' (Dir by Haro Senft) Suden im schatten 1962, 9' (Dir by Franz-Josef Spieker) Das Unkraut 1962, 11' (Dir by Wolfgang Urchs) Es muss ein Stuck vom Hitler sein 1963, 11' (Dir by Walter Kruttner) Anmeldung 1964, 10' (Dir by Rob Houwer) Marionetten 1964, 11' (Dir by Boris von Vorresholm) Granstein 1965, 13' (Dir by Christian Doermer) "...Geist und ein wenig Gluck" 1965, 31' (Dir by Ulrich Schamoni)

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Title Die 3 groschen oper / Drei groschen oper = The Threepenny Opera / 3 Penny

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Director Directed by George Wilhelm Pabst

Subjects Classic, Music

Time 112 min.

Description German film reconstructed in the 1960s, years after the Nazis destroyed the original negative. Combines realism and expressionism for a biting satire of "respectable" society. Set in Victorian London in which both government and underworld are portrayed as amoral and polluted by economic and political chaos. A dashing thief called Mack the Knife gets away with robbery on a daily basis until he marries Polly Peachum, daughter of the king of the beggars. When the outraged king sends a force of crooked cops after Mack, the bandit must run for his life. Favorites from Weill's music score include Moritat, which became the 1957 pop hit Mack the Knife, and Pirate Jenny.

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Title Die 3 groschen oper / Drei groschen oper = The Threepenny Opera / 3 Penny

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Director Directed by George Wilhelm Pabst

Subjects Classic, Music

Time 112 min.

Description German film reconstructed in the 1960s, years after the Nazis destroyed the original negative. Combines realism and expressionism for a biting satire of "respectable" society. Set in Victorian London in which both government and underworld are portrayed as amoral and polluted by economic and political chaos. A dashing thief called Mack the Knife gets away with robbery on a daily basis until he marries Polly Peachum, daughter of the king of the beggars. When the outraged king sends a force of crooked cops after Mack, the bandit must run for his life. Favorites from Weill's music score include Moritat, which became the 1957 pop hit Mack the Knife, and Pirate Jenny.

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Title Die allseitig reduzierte Persönlichkeit - Redupers = The All-Around Personality

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Director Directed by Helke Sander

Subjects Documentary

Time 215 min.

Description 2 films: Der Beginn aller Schrecken ist Liebe (feature film) Die allseitig reduzierte Persönlicheit - Redupers (feature film)

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Title Die Bekenntnisse des Hochstaplers Felix Krull

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Director Directed by Bernhard Sinkel

Subjects Comedy, Drama, Crime, TV

Time 102 min.

Description Confessions of impostor Felix Krull.

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Title Die Blechtrommel = The Tin Drum

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Director Directed by Volker Schlöndorff

Subjects Classic, WWII

Time 142 min.

Description Chronicles Danzig in the 1920s/1930s and the life and times of Oskar Matzerath the son of a local dealer, a most unusual boy. Equipped with full intellect right from his birth, he decides at his third birthday not to grow up as he sees the crazy world around him at the eve of World War II. So he refuses the society and his tin drum symbolizes his protest against the middle-class mentality of his family and neighborhood, which stand for all passive people in Nazi Germany at that time.

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Title Die Bräuteschule 1958

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Director Directed by Susanne Able

Subjects Documentary

Time 240 min.

Description Episodes 1-10

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Title Die Comedian Harmonists Sechs Lebensläufe: Eine Dokumentation von Eberhardt Hechner = Comedian Harmonists (Documentary)

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Subjects Documentary, Horror, WWII

Time 190 min.

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Title Die Dose muss menschlich werden = Twinfruit

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Director Directed by Matthias Thonnissen

Time 72 mins

Description "Good advertisement has to move your deepest emotions and touch your heart. But who needs good advertisement, when you can have plush fruit-costumes and cute kid-rappers? Twinfruit lets us peek behind the scenes of an insane industry." -- IMDb

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Title Die Ehe Der Maria Braun = The Marriage of Maria Braun

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Director Directed by Rainer Werner Fassbinder

Subjects Drama

Time 120 min.

Description Belongs to a trilogy of films in which Fassbinder portrays post-WWII Germany and a history of building the federal republic. Parallels Germany's economic miracle following WWII with an upwardly mobile woman who will do anything to gain wealth and power. Mixes soap opera, sexual politics, epic romance and social satire.

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Title Die Entfuhrung Aus Dem Serail

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Director Directed by János Darvas

Subjects Drama, History

Time 150 min.

Description Adaptation of the opera by Mozart

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Title Die Fetten Jahre sind vorbei = The Edukators

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Director Directed by Hans Weingartner

Subjects Drama, Romance

Time 127 min.

Description Three radical activists like to make their point by breaking into the homes of the wealthy, re-arranging their belongings and leaving cryptic messages. When one such break-in goes wrong, they are forced to kidnap a wealthy businessman.

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Title Die Feuerzangenbowle = The Punch Bowl / The Fire Tongue Bowl

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Director Directed by Helmut Weiss

Subjects Comedy

Time 92 min

Description "Hans Pfeiffer and some of his friends are drinking "Feuerzangenbowle". Talking about their school-time they discover that Hans never was at a regular school and so, as they think, missed an important part of his youth. They decide to send him back to school to do all the things he never could do before." --IMDb

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Title Die Fremde = When We Leave

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Director Directed by Feo Aladag

Subjects Drama

Time 114 min.

Description Umay is a young woman of Turkish descent, fighting for an independent and self-determined life in Germany against the resistance of her family. Her struggle initiates a dynamic, which results in a life-threatening situation.

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Title Die Ganze Natur / Goethes Naturphilosophie

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Time 55 min.

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Title Die Geschichte vom Brandner Kaspar

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Director Directed by Joseph Vilsmaier

Subjects Comedy, Drama

Time 96 min.

Description 70-year old Brandner Kaspar lives with his granddaughter Nannerl in the mountains at the Schliersee. As he is visited by the Death and wants to take him, Brandner Kaspar tricks him and gets another 20 years of life. 2 DVDs - Disc 1 is film, Disc 2 is extras

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Title Die Goldene Stadt

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Director Directed by Veit Harlan

Subjects Drama

Time 100 min.

Description Anna Jobst is the daughter of a rich, conservative farmer. Living on the bank of the Moldau, she wishes nothing more than follow the river to Prague, the "Golden City". When her father makes a journey, she actually breaks away against his declared will. In Prague, she stays with her aunt, soon to be seduced by her degenerate cousin. This cousin, however, looses interest when news reaches the city that her father has disinherited her. Pregnant and desperate, Anna decides to return home, but is turned away.

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Title Die grosse Liebe = The Great Love

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Director Directed by Rolf Hansen

Subjects Drama, Romance

Time 93 min.

Description "During a leave in Berlin, Lieutenant Paul Wendlandt, a young Luftwaffe pilot, falls for Anna Holberg, a famous singer, who returns his love. But in time of war it is hard to live on love only. The lovers keep being separated on account of Paul's missions and their intended marriage ceremony is constantly postponed. To cap it all, misunderstanding sets in between Paul and Anna. Will they ever become the happy couple they deserve to be?" - IMDB

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Title Die Grüne Lüge = The Green Lie

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Director Directed by Werner Boote

Subjects Documentary

Time 93 min.

Description The Green Lie questions if corporations seduces consumers with fake promises of organic products.

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Title Die innere Sicherheit = The State I Am In

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Director Directed by Christian Petzold

Time 105 min.

Description Two former terrorists have lived underground with their adolescent daughter for years. Somewhere in Portugal, they manage to establish a quasi-legal identity until one inattentive moment causes everything to collapse. On the run again, they end up in Germany. In the meantime, their daughter has fallen in love. The parents rob a bank, but are caught while trying to escape. This is not only political film, but also a film about a young girl growing up.

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Title Die Klasse- Berlin '61

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Director Directed by Ben Von Grafenstein

Subjects Documentary, Drama, History

Time 88 min

Description Secondary school students from East Berlin are taking final exam in West Berlin (being politically rejected in GDR) as the Berlin wall is built. The dramatization is combined with interviews of the actual people 50 years later.

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Title Die Legende Von Paul Und Paula = The Legend Of Paul And Paula

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Director Directed by Heiner Carow

Subjects Drama, Romance

Time 106 min.

Description Paul and Paula have had bad experiences with love: Paul is financially well off but has lost all affection for his wife, and Paula leads a troublesome life raising two children on her own. They meet and discover a strong passion for each other. Life seems like a dream when they're together - but their short flights from the burdens of reality are once and again interrupted by Paul's ties to family and career.

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Title Die Lügen der Sieger = The Lies of the Victors

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Director Directed by Christoph Hochhäusler

Subjects Drama, Thriller

Time 112 min

Description "Through a complex and rewarding game of connect-the-dots, the film explores that gray area where investigative journalism meets the murky world of political lobbyists who are seeking the dominance of big business over government policy." --from iMDb

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Title Die Mitte = The Center

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Director Directed by Stanislaw Mucha

Subjects Documentary

Time 83 min.

Description Where is the geographical center of Europe? No less than a dozen towns within a radius of two-thousand kilometers claim the distinction of being the "center." So the Polish film director Stanislaw Mucha and his film team take off on an entertaining odyssey –sometimes burlesque, sometimes tragicomic –across Central Europe in search of the one-and-only, the "true center"of a continent covered with centers…

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Title Die Mörder sind unter uns = The Murderers Are Among Us

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Director Directed by Wolfgang Staudte

Subjects Drama, Romance, Thriller

Time 84 min.

Description One of the first films made following World War II to show the after effects of the war on the East German population. Susanne returns home from a concentration camp to find her home occupied by a former Nazi soldier, Dr. Martens. Initially they are at odds with each other, but eventually stay together and fall in love. When Dr. Martens finds that his former commander, who heartlessly slaughtered hundreds of people, is thriving in the new Germany, he decides that he must be the instrument of justice. Only the love of Suzanne is able to save him from his own destruction and the horrors of the memories of war.

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Title Die Nibelungen : Kriemhild's revenge

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Director Directed by Fritz Lang

Subjects Adventure, Drama

Time 148 min.

Description In part one, Siegfried wins the hand of Kriemhilde by slaying the dragon and defeating Brunhilde. When Brunhilde learns that magic has been used to conquer her, she has Siegfried murdered. In part two, Kriemhilde seeks revenge for Siegfried's death and marries Attila, king of the Huns, in order to further her purpose.

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Title Die Nibelungen : Siegfried

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Director Directed by Fritz Lang

Subjects Adventure, Drama

Time 143 min.

Description In part one, Siegfried wins the hand of Kriemhilde by slaying the dragon and defeating Brunhilde. When Brunhilde learns that magic has been used to conquer her, she has Siegfried murdered. In part two, Kriemhilde seeks revenge for Siegfried's death and marries Attila, king of the Huns, in order to further her purpose.

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Title Die Parallelstraße = The Parallel Street

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Director Directed by Ferdinand Khittl ; Written by Bodo Blüthner

Time 86 min.

Description "Feature-documentary 'pointing up a thousand facets of this world and probing to determine what may lie beneath the surface'" -- IMDb Includes short films: Auf geht's (1955) Eine Stadt feiert Geburtstag (1958) Das magische Band (1959) Ferdinand Khittel 1965 (except from "... Geist und ein wenig Glück" by Ulrich Schamoni) Ferdinand Khittel 1968 (excerpt from "Olympische Spiele München 1972" by Peter Hoffmann

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Title Die seltsamen Abenteuer des Herman van Veen = The Adventures of Herman van Veen

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Director Directed by Heinz Lindner

Subjects Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy

Time 30 min.

Description The Adventures of Herman van Veen (De Wonderlijke avonturen van Herman van Veen) is a children's and youth television series from 1977 and was in the ARD broadcast program. The singer, songwriter and entertainer Herman van Veen experiences extremely strange adventures. He lives with his wife Marlous and eight other artists and musicians in a windmill . It stands in the middle of the Olympic Village of Munich. The pictures in the main room of the mill are the starting point of the stories. Van Veen can bring them to life, which is why visitors or himself disappear into the pictures again and again.

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Title Die Söhne der großen Bärin / Die Söhne der grossen Bärin = The Sons of Great Bear

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Director Directed by Josef Mach

Subjects Adventure

Time 93 min.

Description "Although the Indians were assured their lands adjacent to the Black Hills by contract, the Whites want to expel them. Meanwhile, gold has been discovered there and the unscrupulous settler, Red Fox, demands of Mattotaupa, chief of the Bears Clan belonging to the Dakota tribe, to reveal to him the location of a cave with gold deposits. Mattotaupa refuses and is stabbed to death by Red Fox in the presence of his son Tokei-ihto. Lieutenant Roach orders Tokei-ihto to Fort Smith in order to negotiate. The son of the slain chief suspects that the Whites are planning an ambush, a fear that is confirmed when he encounters Red Fox there. Tokei-ihto refuses to move to a reservation in an infertile area with his tribe and is incarcerated. When the Dakota Indians have been defeated and resettled, he is released. Tokei-ihto learns of the murder of the senior chief Tashunka-witko. Tokei-ihto now wants to fulfill his legacy, escaping with the subgroup of his tribe to the fertile areas beyond the Missouri in Canada. While the members of the Bears Clan cross the border, Tokei-ihto encounters Red Fox, his father's murderer." - IMDB

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Title Die Sonneninsel = The sun island

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Director Directed by Thomas Elsaesser

Time 162 min.

Description "The Sun Island documents the life and professional career of Martin Elsaesser (1884-1957), architect and chief city planner in Frankfurt (Germany) from 1925 to 1932. The controversial acquisition of the Frankfurt Central Market by the European Central Bank is the ostensible occasion to weave the building's turbulent history into Martin Elsaesser's biography, his wife Liesel's liaison with notable landscape architect Leberecht Migge (1881 -1935), and the director's own family history. The films draws on a unique collection of home movies, photographs and letters, as well as contemporary interviews in order to document and dramatize a life-changing episode in the family histories of two all but forgotten German pioneer architects: one designer of churches and markets, the other inventor of urban gardening and sustainable cities during the crucial years between the Weimar Republic and WW II." - IMDB

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Title Die spielfilm trilogie = The Lord of the Rings: The feature film trilogy (The Fellowship of the Ring; The Two Towers; The Return of the King)

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Director Directed by Peter Jackson

Subjects Dubbed

Time 535 min

Description The Fellowship of the Ring: "A meek Hobbit and eight companions set out on a journey to destroy the One Ring and the Dark Lord Sauron." --IMDb The Two Towers: "While Frodo and Sam edge closer to Mordor with the help of the shifty Gollum, the divided fellowship makes a stand against Sauron's new ally, Saruman, and his hordes of Isengard." --IMDb The Return of the King: "Gandalf and Aragorn lead the World of Men against Sauron's army to draw his gaze from Frodo and Sam as they approach Mount Doom with the One Ring." --IMDb

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Title Die Thomaner: A Year in the Life of the St. Thomas Boys Choir Leipzig

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Director Directed by Paul Smaczny ; Günter Atteln

Subjects Documentary

Time 113 min.

Description Founded in 1212, the St. Thomas Choir Leipzig is one of the most famous and prestigious boys' choirs in the world. This documentary, upon the 800th anniversary of the group's formation, accompanies "Die Thomaner," ages 9 to 18, over a period of one year at home and touring abroad. Their unique world, from motets to boarding school to a South American tour, is filled with pressure to perform, doubt pride, and homesickness, balanced by accomplishment, growth, and friendships that will last a lifetime.

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Title Die Tür = The Door

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Director Directed by Anno Saul

Subjects Drama, Sci-Fi/Fantasy

Time 99 min.

Description Five years ago, a fatal decision cost David the life of his seven-year-old daughter. Now he's discovered a door--a time portal that will give him the opportunity to rewrite the past and save his daughter's lilfe. But what appears to be a miraculous chance for redemption, turns deadly when David learns the horrifying truth of the alternate reality he has entered...and altered. Based on the novel Die Damalstür by Akif Pirinc̦ci.

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Title Die verlorene Ehre der Katharina Blum = The Lost Honor Of Katharina Blum

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Director Directed by Volker Schlöndorff and Margarethe von Trotta

Subjects Classic, Drama

Time 106 min.

Description This political thriller is about the systematic victimization of a proud young woman. In a period of several days, Katharina's privacy and in particular, her honor, are destroyed, first by the police who terrorize her, and then by the yellow press, which creates in her name the image of a politicized Bonnie Parker. Valuable insights into women's issues rarely broached in contemporary films. (Schlondorff, 1975) ] In the period of several days, Katharina's privacy and her honor are destroyed, first by the police who terrorize her, and then by the yellow press, which creates in her name the image of a politicized Bonnie Parker.

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Title Die Wand = The Wall

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Director Julian Roman Pölsler

Subjects Drama, Fantasy, Mystery

Time 108 min.

Description A woman inexplicably finds herself cut off from all human contact when an invisible, unyielding wall suddenly surrounds the countryside. Accompanied by her loyal dog Lynx, she becomes immersed in a world untouched by civilization and ruled by the laws of nature.

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Title Die Weisse Rose = The White Rose

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Director Directed by Michael Verhoeven

Subjects Drama

Time 123 min.

Description During the Second World War, a small group of students at Munich University begin to question the decesions and sanity of Germany's Nazi government. The students form a resistance cell which they name the "White Rose" after a newsletter that is secretly distributed to the student body. At first small in numbers and fearful of discovery, the White Rose begins to gain massive support after a Nazi Gauleiter nearly incites a student riot after a provokative speech. At this point, the matter is taken over by the German Gestapo, who pledge to hunt down and destroy the members of the White Rose.

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Title Die Wölfe

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Director Directed by Friedemann Fromm

Subjects Documentary, Drama, TV

Time 270 min.

Description "Die Wölfe is a three-part television series made by ZDF (Zweites Deutsches Fernsehen) in 2009 to mark the twentieth anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall. It traces the exciting story of a group of Berlin youth from the immediate post-war period to the eventual reunification of their country." - daszentrum.org.au Disc 1: Parts 1 (1948 - Nichts kann uns trennen) & 2 (1961 - Zerbrochene Stadt) Disc 2: Part 3 (1989 - Hoffnung auf Glück)

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Title Die Wolke = The Cloud

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Director Directed by Gregor Schnitzler

Subjects Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller

Time 98 min.

Description "DIE WOLKE (The Cloud) is about a breakdown of a nuclear power station in Germany and the story of two teenager-lovers Hannah and Elmar who take refuge. 38.000 people die and Hannah unfortunately becomes contaminated." -- IMDb

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Title Die Zauberflote

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Director Directed by Benno Besson

Subjects Music

Time 158 min.

Description A stage performance by the opera national de Paris.

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Title Die Zauberflote - Magic Flute Ludwigsburger Festspiele 1992

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Director Directed by Wolfgant Gonnenwein and Axel manthey

Subjects Documentary

Time 147 min.

Description Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart's Opera of The Magic Flute, Performed from the Ludwigsburger Festspiele 1992. Director of music: Wolfgang Gonnenwein, Stage Director: Axel Manthey. Opera in Two Acts with Text by Emanuel Schikaneder. Recorded Live from the Ludwigsburger Schlosstheater 1992.

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Title Die Zauberflote - Magic Flute Metropolitan Opera 1991

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Director Directed by Wolfgant Gonnenwein and Axel manthey

Subjects Documentary

Time 169 min.

Description Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart's Opera of The Magic Flute, Performed from the Ludwigsburger Festspiele 1992. Director of music: Wolfgang Gonnenwein, Stage Director: Axel Manthey. Opera in Two Acts with Text by Emanuel Schikaneder. Recorded Live from the Ludwigsburger Schlosstheater 1992.

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Title Die Zauberflote = August Everding

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Time 160 min.

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Title Die Zauberflote: Brian Large/Pierre Audi

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Director Directed by Brian Large

Time 176 min.

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Title Different From the Others = Anders als die Andern

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Director Directed by Richard Oswald

Subjects Drama

Time 50 min.

Description One of the first gay-themed films in the history of cinema, Different from the Others was banned at the time of its release, later burned by the Nazis and was believed lost for more than forty years. Using recently discovered film segments, still photos and censorship documents from different archives, Filmmuseum Muenchen has resurrected this truly groundbreaking silent film for DVD.

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Title Doctor's Diary Collection

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Director Directed by Bora Dagtekin, Steffi Ackermann

Subjects Comedy

Time 1080 min

Description A female doctor is abandoned at the altar resulting her in gaining a job at her father's hospital, where she is reunited with an old bully but also crush from school. She attempts to form a relationship but his commitment issues get in the way due to his haunted past. Meanwhile she is stuck between finding love and pursuing a career.

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Title Dorf; Aus Berichten der Wach- und Patrouillendienste Nr. 1, 5, & 8; Subjektitüde; Silvo; Völlerei? - Füttern!; Eine Prämie für Irene

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Director Directed by Helke Sander

Subjects Documentary

Time 215 min.

Description 8 films: Dorf (documentary) Aus Berichten der Wach- und Patrouillendienste Nr. 1, 5, & 8 (short films) Subjektitüde (short film) Silvo (short film) Völlerei? - Füttern! (short film) Eine Prämie für Irene (feature film)

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Title Dr. Mabuse : The Gambler Inferno / A Play about people of our time

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Director Directed by Fritz Lang

Subjects Drama, History

Time 229 min.

Description Sinister Dr. Mabuse maintains his wealth through counterfeiting, manipulating the stock exchange and bending weaker minds to his will. In part 1, Mabuse builds his empire and casually ruins Count Told while entrancing the thrill-seeking Countess. In part 2, Mabuse turns from criminal to villain, murdering the Count and kidnapping the Countess.

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Title Dr. Mabuse: The Gambler / The Great Gambler / A Picture of the Times

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Director Directed by Fritz Lang

Subjects Drama, History

Time 229 min.

Description Sinister Dr. Mabuse maintains his wealth through counterfeiting, manipulating the stock exchange and bending weaker minds to his will. In part 1, Mabuse builds his empire and casually ruins Count Told while entrancing the thrill-seeking Countess. In part 2, Mabuse turns from criminal to villain, murdering the Count and kidnapping the Countess.

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Title Dre - 3

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Director Directed by Tom Tykwer

Time 119 min.

Description A Berlin-set drama centered on a 40-something couple who, separately, fall in love with the same man. 2010

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Title Drehort: Bern, Gesichter Einer Stadt

Time 52 min.

Description Is about the people in the city of Berne, Switzerland. Six Bernese tell about their life, about life in the city, about their dreams and hopes, and what it means to them to be Bernese.

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Title Dreileben: Etwas Besseres Als Den Tod = Beats Being Dead

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Director Directed by Christian Petzold

Subjects TV

Time 90 min.

Description One place, three fates, three films. Johannes, a conscientious objector doing civil service at the Dreileben clinic, bears his breakup with Sara, the daughter of the chief doctor, with difficulty. His meeting with Ana, a young, rebellious and headstrong Bosnian woman, will come to disrupt his daily life. Meanwhile, Frank Molesch, a taciturn man, charged with sexual assault, uses a visit to his suffering mother to escape the vigilance of his guards: he will hide in the forest, and spy on Johannes and Ana...

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Title Dreileben: ine Minute Dunkel = One Minute of Darkness

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Director Directed by Christoph Hochhäusler

Subjects TV

Time 90 min.

Description One place, three fates, three films. Johannes, a conscientious objector doing civil service at the Dreileben clinic, bears his breakup with Sara, the daughter of the chief doctor, with difficulty. His meeting with Ana, a young, rebellious and headstrong Bosnian woman, will come to disrupt his daily life. Meanwhile, Frank Molesch, a taciturn man, charged with sexual assault, uses a visit to his suffering mother to escape the vigilance of his guards: he will hide in the forest, and spy on Johannes and Ana...

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Title Dreileben: Komm Mir Nicht Nach = Don't Follow Me Around

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Director Directed by Dominik Graf

Subjects TV

Time 90 min.

Description One place, three fates, three films. Johannes, a conscientious objector doing civil service at the Dreileben clinic, bears his breakup with Sara, the daughter of the chief doctor, with difficulty. His meeting with Ana, a young, rebellious and headstrong Bosnian woman, will come to disrupt his daily life. Meanwhile, Frank Molesch, a taciturn man, charged with sexual assault, uses a visit to his suffering mother to escape the vigilance of his guards: he will hide in the forest, and spy on Johannes and Ana...

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Title Drole De Felix = Adventures Of Felix

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Director Directed by Olivier Ducastel

Subjects Comedy, Drama, Romance

Time 95 min.

Description "A tale revolving around the carefree and bon-vivant, Felix, who is content living with his boyfriend, Daniel in the town of Dieppe in northern France. When Felix is laid off from his job, he decides to take a road trip to Marseilles to track down the father he's never met. Backpack in tow, Felix sets out walking, hitching and borrowing cars to get to the south of France. Springtime is budding, nature is at its best, and some unique characters await Felix along the dirt roads and byways of the French countryside." -IMDb

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Title EdelWeiss Piraten = The Edelweiss Pirates

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Director Directed by Niko von Glasow = Niko Brücher

Subjects Drama, History, WWII, War

Time 96 min.

Description Cologne-Ehrenfeld, November 1944. They're young, wild and rebellious, like young people anywhere and in any time. But working-class boys Karl and his younger brother Peter are Edelweiss Pirates. They oppose the Nazis, and are pursued by the Gestapo. With the escaped concentration camp prisoner Hans Steinbrück they plan acts of sabotage, until the Gestapo take them on with their full might. When they're arrested, Karl is torn between his will to survive, his feelings of responsibility, his love for his brother and his loyalty to the Edelweiss Pirates.

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Title El tren de la memoria

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Director Directed by Marta Arribas and Ana Pérez

Subjects Documentary

Time 87 min.

Description Josefina's personal journey back to Nuremberg, Germany, where she arrived as an immigrant from Spain being only 18, along with other 2 million Spaniards who left to Europe in order to find a future.

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Title Emil und die Detektive = Emil and the Detectives

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Director Directed by Gerhard Lamprecht

Subjects Adventure, Drama

Time 69 min.

Description Emil Tischbein should spend the holidays with his grandmother in Berlin. On the train he meets Mr. Grundeis know. On his arrival in Berlin, but his money is stolen. Glad to know Emil Gustav learns with the horn and his friends. Together with the guys and his cousin Pony Hutchen he attaches to the heel of the thief.

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Title En el Nombre del Padre = In the Name of the Father

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Director Directed by Jim Sheridan

Subjects Documentary, Drama, History

Time 133 min.

Description A small time thief from Belfast, Gerry Conlon, is falsely implicated in the IRA bombing of a pub that kills several people while he is in London. Bullied by the British police, he and four of his friends are coerced into confessing their guilt. Gerry's father and other relatives in London are also implicated in the crime. He spends 15 years in prison with his father trying to prove his innocence with the help of a British attorney, Gareth Peirce. Based on a true story.

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Title Eolomea

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Director Directed by Herrmann Zschoche

Subjects Drama, Romance, Sci-Fi/Fantasy

Time 80 min.

Description "Eight space cargo-ships disappear without a trace within three days. And the orbit station "Margot" has suddenly fallen silent. The space council is faced with a mystery and the scientist in charge, Maria Scholl, sees no other solution than ordering a total flight stop to this mysterious sector of space. Her colleague, Prof. Tal seems to be suspicious since he knows things before they are even released. A forbidden look into his personal file brings to light that Tal was part of the Eolomea project that never found approval of the commission in charge." - IMDB

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Title Er ist wieder da = Look Who's Back

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Director Directed by David Wnendt

Time 110 min

Description "Adolf Hitler wakes up in the 21st century. He quickly gains media attention, but while Germany finds him hilarious and charming, Hitler makes some serious observations about society." -- IMDb

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Title Es geschah am hellichten Tag = It Happened in Broad Daylight

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Director Directed by Ladislao Vajdo

Subjects Drama, Thriller, Crime

Time 95 min.

Description Having doubts about the guilt of the obvious suspect in the murder of an eight year old girl, a police detective decides to investigate the case on his own.

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Title Es muss nicht immer Kaviar sein Folge 01-06

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Director Directed by Johannes Mario Simmel; Thomas Engel; Martin Böttcher; Siegfried Rauch; Heinz Reincke

Subjects TV

Time 360 min.

Description "Zürich, 1957. Thomas Lieven wähnt sich in Sicherheit, als er Helen auf einer Geschäftsreise von seiner bewegten Vergangenheit erzählte: Alles begann 1939. Lieven, damals als Deutscher in London lebend, wird von seinem Kompagnon kurz vor Kriegsbeginn nach Berlin geschickt. Angeblich soll er dort eine harmlose Bankabrechnung übergeben. Bald stellt er jedoch fest, dass seinse "Geschäftsreise" ihn in ein gefährliches Spiel verwickelt. Bei seiner Anknuft in Deutschland ist er föllig vor den Kopf gestossen: Die militärische Abwehr und die Gestapo wollen ihn zur Mitarbeit zwingen--als Spion gegen London. Er möchte sofort dahin zurück, um dem Auftrag zu entfliehen. Falsch gedacht! Die Herren des Secret Service erwarten ihn bereits--um ihn als Doppelagenten nach Paris zu schicken ... lieven wollte nie Spion sein, ist aber der Beste ..."

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Title Es muss nicht immer Kaviar sein Folge 07-11

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Director Directed by Johannes Mario Simmel; Thomas Engel; Martin Böttcher; Siegfried Rauch; Heinz Reincke

Time 300 min.

Description "Zürich, 1957. Thomas Lieven wähnt sich in Sicherheit, als er Helen auf einer Geschäftsreise von seiner bewegten Vergangenheit erzählte: Alles begann 1939. Lieven, damals als Deutscher in London lebend, wird von seinem Kompagnon kurz vor Kriegsbeginn nach Berlin geschickt. Angeblich soll er dort eine harmlose Bankabrechnung übergeben. Bald stellt er jedoch fest, dass seinse "Geschäftsreise" ihn in ein gefährliches Spiel verwickelt. Bei seiner Anknuft in Deutschland ist er föllig vor den Kopf gestossen: Die militärische Abwehr und die Gestapo wollen ihn zur Mitarbeit zwingen--als Spion gegen London. Er möchte sofort dahin zurück, um dem Auftrag zu entfliehen. Falsch gedacht! Die Herren des Secret Service erwarten ihn bereits--um ihn als Doppelagenten nach Paris zu schicken ... lieven wollte nie Spion sein, ist aber der Beste ..."

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Title Es muss nicht immer Kaviar sein Folge 12-13

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Director Directed by Johannes Mario Simmel; Thomas Engel; Martin Böttcher; Siegfried Rauch; Heinz Reincke

Time 120 min.

Description "Zürich, 1957. Thomas Lieven wähnt sich in Sicherheit, als er Helen auf einer Geschäftsreise von seiner bewegten Vergangenheit erzählte: Alles begann 1939. Lieven, damals als Deutscher in London lebend, wird von seinem Kompagnon kurz vor Kriegsbeginn nach Berlin geschickt. Angeblich soll er dort eine harmlose Bankabrechnung übergeben. Bald stellt er jedoch fest, dass seinse "Geschäftsreise" ihn in ein gefährliches Spiel verwickelt. Bei seiner Anknuft in Deutschland ist er föllig vor den Kopf gestossen: Die militärische Abwehr und die Gestapo wollen ihn zur Mitarbeit zwingen--als Spion gegen London. Er möchte sofort dahin zurück, um dem Auftrag zu entfliehen. Falsch gedacht! Die Herren des Secret Service erwarten ihn bereits--um ihn als Doppelagenten nach Paris zu schicken ... lieven wollte nie Spion sein, ist aber der Beste ..."

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Title Es war einmal ... Roald Dahl = Revolting Rhymes

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Director Directed by Jan Lachauer and Jakob Schuh

Time 60 min.

Description "Two half-hour animated films based on the much-loved rhymes written by Roald Dahl and illustrated by Quentin Blake." -IMDb

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Title Europa, Europa / Hitlerjunge Salomon

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Director Directed by Angieszka Holland

Subjects Drama, WWII, History, War

Time 100 min.

Description This is the true story of a boy in Nazi Germany who, as a means of self-preservation, devised methods to hide the fact that he was a Jew.  A powerful film that is at once poignant and suspenseful but still maintaining a wistful sense of humor; a combination that underscores the absurdity as well as the nobility of the human condition.

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Title Everyone Else

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Director Directed by Maren Ade

Subjects Drama

Time 124 min.

Description A young couple's relationship is pushed to the brink while vacationing in the Mediterranean in this smart, sexy drama from acclaimed new filmmaker Maren Ade. On the surface, Chris and Gitti appear blissfully in love while enjoying the sun and sand of Sardinia. But their silly games and playful teasing begin to unmask hidden fears and desires. When they accidentally run into another, seemingly happier and more successful couple, the tensions between them erupt.

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Title Expedition Humboldt: Ein deutsches Genie in Lateinamerika

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Director Directed by Thomas Anders and Stefan Schaaf

Subjects Documentary, TV

Time 45 min.

Description Together with the French travel companion Aimé Bonpland, he returned wild river rides, crossed dangerous jungle areas and climbed dizzying volcanoes. A scientist, always on the limit: he likes to experiment in experiments until he passes out. His travels would now fall under the extreme sports category. In Latin America, "Alejandro" is omnipresent and deeply revered. The ARD team's expedition also begins in Venezuela, in Cumaná. In front of the cave of the Guacharo birds, which only leave this "tremendous gulf of hell" at night, there is a parking lot with a ticket booth. Humboldt writes of the "incomparably shrieking cries of the birds", a good two hundred years later, the noise of these animals is just as deafening. Deep down in the mountain impresses the fearlessness of Alexander von Humboldt. The team's companion, Luis Caripe, a Chaima Indian, is a true Humboldt fan. "Humboldt has always supported Chaima for us. He has shown that we fight for our country and our rights and that we must defend ourselves against mistreatment. "For the Chaima lies the true meaning of this German in his humanity. He also proved it on the Orinoco.

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Title Fabian

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Director Directed by Wolf Gremm

Subjects Drama

Time 115 min.

Description "Novel-based story of Jacob Fabian, a somewhat liberal Berlin advertising copywriter who witnesses the collapse of the prewar German society during the 1930s." -IMDb

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Title Falco: The Rise and Fall of an 80s Pop Icon = Verdammt, wir leben noch!

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Director Directed by Thomas Roth

Subjects Documentary

Time 109 min.

Description The true story of 80's pop star Falco in revealed in this lush and audacious film, chronicling his meteoric rise from child prodigy to overnight music sensation. After worldwide success from hits like "Rock Me Amadeus" and "Vienna Calling," Falco tried to escape industry pressure by fleeing into a world of sex and drugs, bringing about his downfall. Featuring extraordinary recreations of the iconic music videos and an appearance by rock goddess Grace Jones, FALCO captures the period of musical and stylistic excess of the 80's with verve and humanity.

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Title Faust: Goundo The Royal Opera - Antonio Pappano

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Director Directed by Sue Judd

Subjects Music

Time 180 min.

Description Conductor Antonio Pappano

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Title Fitzcarraldo

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Director Directed by Werner Herzog

Subjects Classic, Drama

Time 157 min.

Description An eccentric Irish rubber baron hopes to fulfill his dream of opening an opera house in the middle of the Peruvian jungle; first, however, he must haul a massive steamship over a mountain in order to create a shipping route. Klaus Kinski and Claudia Cardinale star.

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Title Fog in August = Nebel im August

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Director Directed by Kai Wessel

Subjects Drama, War

Time 122 min.

Description Based on the true story of 13-year-old Ernst Lossa (Ivo Pietzcker) Southern Germany, early 1940s. Ernst, a motherless child, is a bright but maladjusted boy. The homes and correctional facilities he has lived in so far have deemed him "uneducable". Eventually confined in a psychiatric unit because of his rebellious nature, he notices that other internees are being killed under the supervision of Dr Veithausen. By helping the other patients and planning an escape with Nandl, his first love, Ernst defies the clinic management, the very one who decides on whether the children there should live or die...

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Title Fraktus: Das letzte Kapitel der Musikgeschichte

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Director Directed by Lars Jessen

Subjects Comedy

Time 92 min.

Description Fictional eighties group whose comeback after 25 years is the plot of the movie "Fraktus – Das letzte Kapitel der Musikgeschichte" directed by German director Lars Jessen in 2012. The band is the brainchild of Studio Braun and appeared fist in 2006, when Studio Braun member Rocko Schamoni performed the song 'Affe sucht Liebe' on the 'Operation Pudel 2006 ZD 50' compilation. One year later Studio Braun performed as Fraktus at the German Melt! Festival. Due to their fake history they have released three albums and two singles. Their first real album 'Millennium Edition' was released 9 November 2012.

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Title Friendship! / Friendship

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Director Directed by Markus Goller

Subjects Comedy, Drama

Time 104 min.

Description A young man from East Germany travels to San Francisco to search for his father, who fled 12 years ago.

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Title Full Metal Village

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Director Directed by Sung Hyung Cho

Subjects Documentary

Time 90 min.

Description The 2007 documentary Full Metal Village examines the lives of the residents of a small German village in the Schleswig-Holstein region, Wacken, in a series of interviews and visual tableaux as it prepares for the annual Wacken Open Air Festival. In the style of a traditional German heimat film, the director Sung Hyung Cho explores the relationship of the 1,800 resident townsfolk and the brief annual influx of 70,000 metal music enthusiasts who attend the open-air concert.

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Title Fussball Fieber = Football Fever

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Director Directed by Motte Jansen, Jeffrey Elmont

Time 160 min

Description "Kurtsfilme presents 11 of the best football films of all time. The ultimate football film compilation" -- back of the DVD

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Title Gattaca

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Director Directed by Andrew Niccol

Subjects Dubbed

Time 102 min.

Description A genetically inferior man assumes the identity of a superior one in order to pursue his lifelong dream of space travel.

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Title Gegen die Wand = Head-On

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Director Directed by Fatih Akin

Subjects Drama

Time 121 min.

Description A melodrama of a Turkish man and woman living in Germany, torn between two cultures, tradition and modernity, survival and death.

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Title Germany Year Zero = Deutschland im Jahre Null / Germania anno zero

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Director Directed by Roberto Rossellini

Subjects Drama

Time 73 min.

Description The concluding chapter of Roberto Rossellini's War Trilogy is the most devastating, a portrait of an obliterated Berlin, seen through the eyes of a twelve-year-old boy. Living in a bombed-out apartment building with his sick father and two older siblings, yound Edmund is mostly left to wander unsupervised, getting ensnared in the black-market schemes of a group of teenagers and coming under the nefarious influence of a Nazi-sympathizing ex-teacher. Germany Year Zero is a daring, gut-wrenching look at the consequences of fascism, for society and the individual.

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Title Gespenster

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Director Directed by Christian Petzold

Subjects Drama

Time 85 min.

Description Françoise is a mentally ill woman who is continuously drawn back to Berlin in the hopes of finding her kidnapped daughter, Marie. While she roams the streets she meets Nina and Toni. For a short while, she believes that Nina is her daughter.

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Title Gleis 11

Director Directed by Çağdaş Yüksel

Time 61 min.

Description This documentary film is a portrait of the first generation of Turkish immigrants to Germany in the 1960's and 70's and their lives up to the present.

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Title Glückskinder

Director Directed by Paul Martin

Subjects Comedy

Time 88 min.

Description Modeled closely on Frank Capra's 1934 film, "It Happened One Night," this musical comedy features Lilian Harvey and Willy Fritsch in one of their numerous film pairings. A reporter in New York impulsively marries a woman arrested for vagrancy, only to discover she may be the niece of an oil magnate.

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Title Goethe und sein Haus am Frauenplan

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Director Directed by Beate Schubert

Time 83 min.

Description Das Weimarer 'Haus am Frauenplan' gilt weit über die Grenzen des Landes hinaus als eines der bedeutesten Kulturdenkmäler Deutschlands. Über 40 Millionen Besucher aus aller Welt spürten bereits dem 'genius loci' dieses Ortes nach, der durch glückliche Fügung seit Goethes Tod nahezu unverändert gebleiben ist. Eben dies macht den Gang durch die Räume und den Garten zu einem unvergesslichen Erlebnis. Kenntnisreich erläutert dieser Film die Kunstschätze, die Goethes 'Haus am Frauenplan' birgt, und die Kamera gestattet sogar den Blick auf jene sakrosankten Räume, die sonst dem Zutritt 'normaler Besucher' verwehrt bleiben müssen. Die Autorin lädt uns außerdem zu einer biographischen Zeitreise ein durch entscheidende Stationen und Perioden in Goethes Leben. Viele der Einrichtungsgegenstände werden dem Betrachter erst durch diese historisch-authentische Verknüpfung anschaulich und verständlich. So treten wir beim Rundgang durch die Räume des Weimarer Dichterhauses ein in Goethes fazinierende Welt...

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Title Goethe! / Young Goethe in Love

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Director Directed by Philipp Stölzl

Subjects Drama, Romance

Time 100 min.

Description After aspiring poet Johann Wolfgang von Goethe fails his law exams, he's sent to a sleepy provincial court to reform. Instead, he falls for Lotte, a young woman who is promised to another man.

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Title Goethe's Italienische Reise

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Time 89 min.

Description Eine Produktion des Sudwestrunfunks. Otto Jagersberg;

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Title Goodbye Berlin = Tschick

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Director Directed by Fatih Akin

Subjects Comedy, Drama, Family

Description Two young teenage boys steal a car and embark on a road trip that will probably change their lives.

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Title Goodbye Lenin

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Director Directed by Wolfgang Becker

Subjects Adventure, WWII

Time 121 min.

Description The year is 1989 and East and West Germany are still divided. Alex and his sister Ariane live in East Germany with their single mother, Christiane who is a staunch Socialist. When Alex's mother witnesses his arrest on a protest march, she suffers a heart attack and falls into a coma for eight months, just enough time for the Berlin wall to come tumbling down along with all of East Germany's ideals. Eight months later, Christiane wakes up and things have changed. The doctors warn Alex that any shock could bring on a fatal heart attack. He then realizes he must convince his mother that their beloved Communism has not been overthrown but is in fact triumphing over Capitalism. Alex then sets out to recreate every detail of the old East inside the four walls of their tiny council flat...what begins as a little white lie, soon turns into a major deception with hilarious consequences!

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Title Göttliche Lage - Eine Stadt erfindet sich neu

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Director Directed by Ulrike Franke, Michael Loeken

Subjects Documentary

Time 99 min.

Description In an urban regeneration project a decommissioned steelworks in Dortmund will be transformed into premium residential property with a hillside location and sea view. An amusing farce about conflicting interpretations of what is gentrification and what is socially compatible. (IMDB)

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Title Great Writers of the 20th Century: Bertolt Brecht

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Subjects Documentary

Time 53 min.

Description The German poet, playwright, and theatrical reformer who developed the drama as a social and ideological forum is the subject of this program, in which those who knew him discuss his life and many works. Excerpts from plays such as Mother Courage and Her Children, The Life of Galileo, The Good Woman of Setzuan, and Antigone highlight the development of Brecht’s austere form of irregular verse. A later work, A Little Orgnum for the Theater, is the embodiment of Brecht’s idea of true Marxist drama. It also showcases his theory of Epic Theater, which encourages spectators to view performances as scientific analyses of human behavior, rather than illusions of reality. A BBC Production.

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Title Grüsse aus Fukushima / Grüße aus Fukushima

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Director Directed by Doris Dörrie

Subjects Drama

Time 108 min

Description A young German woman bonds with an elderly Japanese woman while touring the Fukushima region of Japan in the aftermath of the 2011 earthquake.

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Title Gundermann

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Director Directed by Andreas Dresen

Subjects Biography, Drama, Music

Time 128 min.

Description The movie deals with the real life story of East German singer and writer Gerhard Gundermann and his struggles with music, life as a coal miner and his dealings with the secret police (STASI) of the GDR.

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Title Harold und Maude

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Director Directed by Hal Ashby

Subjects Classic,Comedy, Drama, Dubbed

Time 88 min.

Description Young, rich, and obsessed with death, Harold finds himself changed forever when he meets lively septuagenarian Maude at a funeral.

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Title Harry Potter und der Halbblutprinz = Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince

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Director Directed by David Yates

Subjects Action, Adventure, Dubbed

Time 147 min.

Description As Harry Potter begins his 6th year at Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry, he discovers an old book marked mysteriously "This book is the property of the Half-Blood Prince" and begins to learn more about Lord Voldemort's dark past.

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Title Harry Potter und der Orden des Phönix = Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix

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Director Directed by David Yates

Subjects Action, Adventure, Dubbed

Time 133min.

Description With their warning about Lord Voldemort's return scoffed at, Harry and Dumbledore are targeted by the Wizard authorities as an authoritarian bureaucrat slowly seizes power at Hogwarts.

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Title Harry Potter und die Kammer des Schreckens = Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets

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Director Directed by Chris Columbus

Subjects Action, Adventure, Dubbed

Time 161 min.

Description "Forced to spend his summer holidays with his muggle relations, Harry Potter gets a real shock when he gets a surprise visitor: Dobby the house-elf, who warns Harry Potter against returning to Hogwarts, for terrible things are going to happen. Harry decides to ignore Dobby's warning and continues with his pre-arranged schedule. But at Hogwarts, strange and terrible things are indeed happening: Harry is suddenly hearing mysterious voices from inside the walls, muggle-born students are being attacked, and a message scrawled on the wall in blood puts everyone on his/her guard - "The Chamber Of Secrets Has Been Opened. Enemies Of The Heir, Beware"" - IMDB

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Title Hasenjagd

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Director Directed by Andreas Gruber

Subjects Drama, WWII

Time 105 min.

Description It is the beginning of 1945 during WW2 in former Austria. 500 Russian prisoners of war who have refused to fight on the side of the Germans against their country were moved to the concentration camp in Mauthausen awaiting execution. They decide to break out. One winter night the Russian prisoners make an escape. During the following shooting a great number of them gets killed. Some, however, succeed to hide in nearby villages. But the German Nazis convince the inhabitants of the villages to hunt the prisoners "like rabbits".

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Title Hedi Schneider Stecht Fest = Hedi Schneider is Stuck

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Director Directed by Sonja Heiss

Subjects Comedy, Drama

Time 89 min.

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Title Heimat

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Subjects Drama, TV

Description German with No Subtitles

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Title Heimat 3 - Chronik einer Zeitwende Folgen 1 und 2

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Director Directed by Edgar Reitz

Time 679 min.

Description Dramatic 2004 mini-series set against the backdrop of Germany from 1989-2000. A sequel to "Second Heimat."

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Title Heimat 3 - Chronik einer Zeitwende Folgen 3 und 4

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Director Directed by Edgar Reitz

Time 679 min.

Description Dramatic 2004 mini-series set against the backdrop of Germany from 1989-2000. A sequel to "Second Heimat."

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Title Heimat 3 - Chronik einer Zeitwende Folgen 5 und 6

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Director Directed by Edgar Reitz

Time 679 min.

Description Dramatic 2004 mini-series set against the backdrop of Germany from 1989-2000. A sequel to "Second Heimat."

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Title Hell

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Director Directed by Tim Fehlbaum

Subjects Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller

Time 89 min.

Description In the not too distant future, people struggle to survive their greatest enemy, the sun.

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Title Herr Lehmann = Berlin Blues

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Director Directed by Leander Haußmann

Subjects Comedy, Drama

Time 105 min.

Description In October 1989, the part of the West Berlin borough of Kreuzberg called SO 36, had been largely shut off by the Wall from the rest of the city for 28 years. A lethargic sub-culture of students, artists, bohemians and barflys had flourished among crumbling buildings. Part of that microcosm is barkeeper Frank, semi-formally called 'Herr Lehmann' by friends and patrons. He hangs out drinking, sports utter disregard for anything beyond SO 36 and lazily pursues an affair with cook Katrin. His lifestyle is gradually disturbed, when his parents show up for a visit, things go awry with Katrin and his best friend Karl starts to act strange. Meanwhile, political turmoil mounts on the other side of the Wall.

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Title Himalaya = l'enfance d'un chef

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Director Directed by Eric Valli and Michel Debats

Subjects Drama

Time 104 min.

Description ! A colorful picture of the traditional life of Tibetan herdsmen, set in the bleak but majestic scenery of the Himalaya. The story of the youth of a future village chief, centered around a caravan journey through the mountains, a real epic of pride and endurance

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Title Hitlerjunge Quex = Hitler Youth Quex / Our Flags Lead Us Forward

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Director Directed by Hans Steinhoff

Subjects Adventure, History, WWII

Time 87 min.

Description A Nazi propaganda film based upon the life and death of Hitler Youth Herbert Norkus, killed while distributing flyers in a Communist neighborhood. Heini Völker, son of communist parents in Berlin, is invited by the Communist Youth Organisation for a camping near Berlin, but he thinks the Hitlerjugend is more attractive, they've got more discipline and a better organization. His father wants him to become a member of the Communists, but he received an invitation to the HJ. A friend of his father, the local leader of the Communist youth, has arranged an attack on the HJ-rooms this evening. The HJ thinks, Heini is responsible for the attack. But Heini still wants to join the HJ, so he informs them about a planned bombing. The communists know after they lost their explosives, who is responsible for this, so Heini's mother who heard about it decides to kill herself and Heini with gas. Heini survives and becomes a member of the HJ. During an election campain he goes into his former quarter to deploy nazi-propaganda, but the Communists haven't forgotten his actions...

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Title Honig im Kopf = Head Full of Honey

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Director Directed by Til Schweiger and Lars Gmehling

Subjects Comedy, Drama

Description Before Tilda's parents can put her beloved grandfather in an old people's home due to his progressing Alzheimer disease, she takes him on one last adventure that subliminally threatens to tear her family apart.

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Title Ich hiess Sabina Spielrein = My Name was Sabina Spielrein

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Director Directed by Elisabeth Márton

Subjects Documentary, Biography, Drama

Time 90 min.

Description A surprising find of letters and diaries in a basement in Switzerland revealed a love affair between the 29-year-old Carl Jung and his first patient, Sabina Spielrein.

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Title Ich und ich - DiasporAfro

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Time 32 min.

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Title Im Juli = In July

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Director Directed by Fatih Akin

Subjects Comedy, Romance

Time 90 min.

Description Daniel, a young teacher, decides to spend his summer at home in Hamburg. At the local flea market, he meets Juli, who is immediately attracted to him, a fact to which Daniel seems oblivious. On the same day, Daniel meets Melek, a young Turkish girl, with whom he is immediately smitten. Ignoring his earlier plans, he sets out in pursuit of her across the Balkans. Along the way he picks up a hitchhiker, who just happens to be Juli.

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Title Im Schatten = In the Shadows

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Director Directed by Thomas Arslan

Subjects Action, Drama, Thriller

Time 82 min.

Description An impressively lean, thoroughly riveting thriller, In The Shadows slithers through underworld Berlin in grand style. En route to a twisty finale, German writer-director Thomas Arslan keeps his audience glued to the increasingly desperate actions of Trojan (stone-faced Misel Maticevic), a thirtysomething career criminal whose latest job slowly catches up with him.

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Title Im toten Winkel Hitlers Sekretärin = Blind spot : Hitler’s secretary

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Director Directed by André Heller and Othmar Schmiderer

Subjects Documentary, WWII

Time 87 min.

Description The astonishing true story of Hitler's private secretary coming to terms with working for unspeakable evil after remaining silent for nearly 60 years. Traudl Junge was Adolf Hitler's secretary from 1942 until the end of the war. He dictated his last will and testament to her. She refused to speak publicly about her memories, keeping silent about her life, her trials and tribulations, until now, the end of her life.

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Title Indiana Jones: Jäger des Verlorenen Schatzes = Indiana Jones: Raiders of the Lost Ark

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Director Directed by Steven Spielberg

Subjects Dubbed

Time 111 min

Description "Archaeologist and adventurer Indiana Jones is hired by the US government to find the Ark of the Covenant before the Nazis." --IMDb

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Title Jack

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Director Directed by Edward Berger

Subjects Drama

Time 103 min.

Description Although he is only ten years old, Jack is responsible for himself and his little brother Manuel and this fills him with pride. Their single mother works during the day and often goes out at night. There’s no father in sight. One day, Manuel burns himself with boiling hot water while bathing and Jack is blamed for the incident. It's reason enough for social services to put him in a home where he is dreadfully homesick. He soon gets into trouble and bolts, heading for home. He arrives back, only to find his mother is once again absent. Jack and Manuel roam the city in search of her. They sleep in parks and in an underground car park, run away from the police and encounter adults, some of whom help and others who are indifferent.

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Title Jenseits Des Krieges = East of War

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Director Directed by Josef Aichholzer

Subjects Documentary, WWII

Time 117 min.

Description "Using the exhibition "Vernichtungskrieg" (War of Extermination) as a background, Ruth Beckermann and cameraman Peter Roehsler have filmed former soldiers talking about their experiences, beyond the bounds of "normal" warface." - WorldCat

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Title Jerichow

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Director Directed by Christian Petzold

Subjects Drama

Time 96 min.

Description The dishonorably discharged Afghanistan veteran Thomas returns to his home village of Jerichow. Ali, a local Turkish-German businessman, owner of a snack-bar chain, hires him as a driver. That's when Thomas meets Laura, his Turkish boss's young and attractive wife. A classic love triangle is born, unfolding in desolate northeast Germany, where thick forests suddenly end on cliffs overlooking the Baltic Sea. Caught between guilt and freedom, between passion and reason, the protagonists have no hopes for fulfillment of their dreams.

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Title Joyeux Noël / Joyeux Noel = Merry Christmas

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Director Directed by Christian Carion

Subjects Drama, History, Music

Time 116 min.

Description In 1914, World War I, the bloodiest war ever at that time in human history, was well under way. However on Christmas Eve, numerous sections of the Western Front called an informal, and unauthorized, truce where the various front-line soldiers of the conflict peacefully met each other in No Man's Land to share a precious pause in the carnage with a fleeting brotherhood. This film dramatizes one such section as the French, Scottish and German sides partake in the unique event, even though they are aware that their superiors will not tolerate its occurrence.

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Title Jung und Moslem in Deutschland = Young and Muslim in Germany

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Director Directed by Medienprojekt wuppertal

Time 183 min.

Description The video project »Jung und Moslem in Deutschland« produced a series of video films by and about young Muslims in Germany. The films, each dealing with a specific topic, were guided by media educators and filmmakers. The focus is on authentic and differentiated interviews with young Muslims of different faiths, of different national and cultural backgrounds and of different sexes. In 2006, the second part of the documentation series will be published.

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Title Kanak Attack

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Director Directed by Lars Becker

Subjects Drama

Time 81 min.

Description Ertan Ongun is a 25-year-old Turk living in Kiel, Germany. His parents own a snack stand, but his real family has been the local Turkish gangs. His life is characterized by the daily fight for respect and acceptance, growing up in a country he can never call home. Since the age of 15, he has led the life of a petty crook: theft, fights, drugs, police, in short, the hard-edged world of the red light district. In spite of it all, he maintains a sense of humour as he tries to make the best of things--a "tough guy", with his own brand of charm. Based on the novel "Abschaum" by Feridun Zaimoglu.

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Title Karambolage 10

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Director Directed by Claire Doutriaux

Subjects TV, Documentary

Time 156 min.

Description Karambolage aims to explore the differences, similarities, and overlaps of French and German culture through anecdotes, household objects that are common in one country, yet virtually unknown in the other, as well as brief, tongue-in-cheek lectures by etymologists, historians, and the like. Karambolage 10 Karambolage 02.01.2011 l’objet: le boubou inventaire: les photomatons le mot: le pays de cocagne la devinette der Gegenstand: der “boubou” Inventar: die Fotoautomaten das Wort: das Schlaraffenland das Rätsel Karambolage 16.01.2011 la question: les panneaux jaunes le mot: la glace le quotidien: la tontine la devinette die Frage: die gelben Schilder das Wort: das Eis der Alltag: die “tontine” das Rätsel Karambolage 23.01.2011 l’expression: manger son pain blanc l’onomatopée: le cochon le style: le “Bauhaus” la devinette der Ausdruck: “manger son pain blanc” die Lautmalerei: das Schwein der Stil: das Bauhaus das Rätsel Karambolage 13.02.2011 le mot: le diable inventaire: atlantes et cariatides le rite: le hammam la devinette das Wort: der Teufel Inventar: Atlanten und Karyatiden das Ritual: der Hamam das Rätsel Karambolage 27.02.2011 l’objet: le “tesbih” l’onomatopée: claquer une porte l’expression: le choix cornélien la devinette der Gegenstand: der “Tesbih” die Lautmalerei: ein Tür zuschlagen der Ausdruck: “le choix cornélien” das Rätsel Karambolage 20.03.2011 le mot: le bordel le tableau: “La Cène” - Cranach l’Ancien la devinette das Wort: das “bordel” das Gemälde: “Das Abendmahl” - Cranach d. Ä. das Rätsel Karambolage 03.04.2011 l’expression: “abgestandenes Wasser” inventaire: les horaires d’ouverture le magasin: Le Bon Marché la devinette der Ausdruck: abgestandenes Wasser Inventar: die Öffnungszeiten das Geschäft: Le Bon Marché das Rätsel Karambolage 10.04.2011 le rite: les rayons du soleil le souvenir de télévision: Catherine Langeais l’histoire: la Hanse la devinette das Ritual: die Sonnenstrahlen die Fernseherinnerung: Catherine Langeais die Geschichte: die Hanse das Rätsel Karambolage 22.05.2011 l’objet: la boîte à sardines l’onomatopée: oulala l’expression: “alles in Butter” la devinette der Gegenstand: die Ölsardine die Lautmalerei: auweia der Ausdruck: alles in Butter das Rätsel Karambolage 05.06.2011 le quotidien: les concours ce qui me manque: Lillia Votler le mot: khâgne la devinette der Alltag: die “concours” was mir fehlt: Lilie Votler das Wort: “khânge” das Rätsel Karambolage 12.06.2011 l’objet: le “Erdbeerkuchen” inventaire: les abris de plage l’objet: le brumisateur la devinette der Gegenstand: der Erdbeerkuchen Inventar: die Strandkörbe der Gegenstand: der Wasserzerstäuber das Rätsel Karambolage 19.06.2011 émission spéciale: Fête de la musique la devinette Sondersendung: “Fête de la musique” das Rätsel

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Title Karambolage 6

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Director Directed by Claire Doutriaux

Subjects TV, Documentary

Time 156 min.

Description Karambolage aims to explore the differences, similarities, and overlaps of French and German culture through anecdotes, household objects that are common in one country, yet virtually unknown in the other, as well as brief, tongue-in-cheek lectures by etymologists, historians, and the like. Karambolage 13.01.2008 l’objet: le gros sel l’onomatopée: silence le tableau: “Le pauvre poète” - Spitzweg la devinette der Gergenstand: das grobkörnige Salz die Lautmalerei: Ruhe das Gemälde: “Der arme Poet” - Spitzweg das Rätsel Karambolage 10.02.2008 l’objet: la “Nudelsalat” le drapeau: le drapeau français le symbole: l’ours de Berlin la devinette der Gergenstand: der Nudelsalat die Flagge: die französische Flagge das Symbol: der Berliner Bär das Rätsel Karambolage 09.03.2008 l’objet: le “Falkplan” ce qui me manque: Christine Champagne le quotidien: les jours fériés la devinette der Gergenstand: der Falkplan was mir fehlt: Christine Champagne der Alltag: die Feiertage das Rätsel Karambolage 23.03.2008 la coutume: “Eierauspusten” le mot: la “Karwoche” l’archive: les manifestations de Pâques la devinette der Brauch: das Eierauspusten das Wort: die Karwoche das Archiv: die Osterunruhen das Rätsel Karambolage 30.03.2008 l’objet: le Malabar le mot: le “Handy” l’onomatopée: le corbeau la consultation: la fatigue de printemps la devinette der Gergenstand: die “Malabar” das Wort: das Handy die Lautmalerei: der Rabe die Sprechstunde: die Frühjahrsmüdigkeit das Rätsel Karambolage 20.04.2008 l’objet: la pomme de terre l’onomatopée: chatouiller le héros: Winnetou la devinette der Gergenstand: die Kartoffel die Lautmalerei: kitzeln der Held: Winnetou das Rätsel Karambolage 01.06.2008 l’objet: les éponges inventaire: les graffitis le symbole: la Légion d’honneur la devinette der Gergenstand: die Schwämme Inventar: Graffitis das Symbol: die Ehrenlegion das Rätsel Karambolage 08.06.2008 le lieu: le “Partykeller” la question: l’Île de France le signe: le tréma - le “Umlaut” la devinette der Ort: der Pertykeller die Frage: die “Île de France” das Zeichen: das Trema - der Umlaut das Rätsel Karambolage 07.09.2008 l’objet: le côme le mot: le robinet l’usage: les notes d’école la devinette der Gergenstand: der Afrokamm das Wort: der “robinet” die Art und Weise: die Schulnoten das Rätsel Karambolage 21.09.2008 le quotidien: border le lit inventaire: les pompes à eau le tableau: “Goethe dans la campagne romaine” - Tischbein la devinette der Alltag: “borde le lit” Inventar: die Wasserpumpen das Gemälde: “Goethe in der römischen Campagna” - Tischbein das Rätsel Karambolage 12.10.2008 l’objet: le bonnet l’onomatopée: le camion de pompier l’usage: les notes de musique la devinette der Gegenstand: das “bonnet” die Lautmalerei: die Feuerwehr die Art und Weise: die Musiknoten das Rätsel Karambolage 19.10.2008 le portrait: le dahu la question: le handball le style: le “Gelsenkirchener Barock” la devinette das Porträt: der “dahu” die Frage: der Handball der Stil: der Gelsenkirchener Barock das Rätsel

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Title Karambolage 7

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Director Directed by Claire Doutriaux

Subjects TV, Documentary

Time 156 min.

Description Karambolage aims to explore the differences, similarities, and overlaps of French and German culture through anecdotes, household objects that are common in one country, yet virtually unknown in the other, as well as brief, tongue-in-cheek lectures by etymologists, historians, and the like. Karambolage 02.11.2008 le portrat: le “Schornsteinfeger” l’onomatopée: le moteur l’histoire: mon nom de famille la devinette das Porträt: der Schornsteinfeger die Lautmalerei: der Motor die Geschichte: mein Familienname das Rätsel Karambolage 09.11.2008 émission spéciale: la chute du mur la devinette Sondersendung: der Mauerfall das Rätsel Karambolage 16.11.2008 l’objet: l’anti-monte-lait inventaire: l’ours de Berlin la tradition: le “Schützenverein” la devinette der Gegenstand: der Milchhüter Inventar: der Berliner Bär die Tradition: der Schützenverein das Rätsel Karambolage 04.01.2009 l’objet: le filet la question: “Ach du grüne Neune” la letter: majuscule la devinette der Gegenstand: das “filet” die Frage: Ach du grüne Neune der Buchstabe: die Großschreibung das Rätsel Karambolage 25.01.2009 le mot: le gendarme la tableau: “La Liberté guidant le peuple” - Delacroix la devinette das Wort: der Gendarm das Gemälde: “Die Freiheit führt das Volk” - Delacroix das Rätsel Karambolage 15.02.2009 l’objet: l’oeil magique l’onomatopée: le bouchon de champagne l’archive: la coccinelle de Volkswagen la devinette der Gegenstand: das magische Auge die Lautmalerei: der Champagnerkorken das Archiv: der VW Käfer das Rätsel Karambolage 01.03.2009 le mot: le travail l’hymne la devinette das Wort: die Arbeit die Hymne das Rätsel Karambolage 22.03.2009 l’objet: Sophie la girafe le mot: la “pasta” le monument: le “Völkerschlachtdenkmal” la devinette der Gegenstand: Sophie, die Giraffe das Wort: die Pasta die Sehenswürdigkeit: das Völkerschlachtdenkmal das Rätsel Karambolage 29.03.2009 l’archive: Kennedy, Reagan, et Obama à Berlin la devinette das Archiv: Kennedy, Reagan, und Obama in Berlin das Rätsel Karambolage 26.04.2009 l’objet: le tapis de prière le mot: “etepetete” la question: le moule à manqué la devinette der Gegenstand: der Gebetsteppich das Wort: etepetete die Frage: der “moule à manqué” das Rätsel Karambolage 03.05.2009 la coutume: le café salé le tableau: “L’Angélue” - Millet la devinette der Brauch: Salz im Kaffee das Gemälde: “Das Angelusläuten” - Millet das Rätsel Karambolage 07.06.2009 l’usage: le Bounty inventaire: les bornes de taxi l’objet: Birkenstock la chronique de J.-P. Lefèbvre : mes Birkenstock la devinette die Art und Weise: das Bounty Inventar: die Taxisäulen der Gegenstand: Birkenstock die Glosse von J.-P. Lefèvre: meine Birkenstock das Rätsel

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Title Karambolage 8

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Director Directed by Claire Doutriaux

Subjects TV, Documentary

Time 156 min.

Description Karambolage aims to explore the differences, similarities, and overlaps of French and German culture through anecdotes, household objects that are common in one country, yet virtually unknown in the other, as well as brief, tongue-in-cheek lectures by etymologists, historians, and the like. Karambolage 14.06.2009 le rite: le Ford transit l’onomatopée: la clochette l’habitat: le salon la devinette das Ritual: der Ford Transit die Lautmalerei: das Glöckchen der Wohnraum: das Wohnzimmer das Rätsel Karambolage 06.09.2009 l’objet: le “Schnippelbohnenmaschine” inventaire: têtes sculptées le quotidien: le “Kulturverein” la devinette der Gegenstand: die Schnippelbohnenmaschine Inventar: Stukköpfe der Alltag: der Kulturverein das Rätsel Karambolage 13.09.2009 l’objet: la culotte Petit Bateau l’onomatopée: tirer sur une corde la tradition: les “Burschenschaften” la devinette der Gegenstand: die “culotte Petit Bateau” die Lautmalerei: Tauziehen die Tradition: die Burschenschaften das Rätsel Karambolage 20.09.2009 l’objet: l’huile vietnamienne le mot: le cerf-volant l’expression: le “Altweibersommer” la devinette der Gegenstand: das vietnamesische Öl das Wort: der “cerf-volant” der Ausdruck: der Altweibersommer das Rätsel Karambolage 27.09.2009 le quotidien: le sot-l’y-laisse inventaire: les avertisseurs d’incendie le lieu: Lourdes la devinette der Alltag: das “sot-l’y-aisse” Inventar: die Feuermelder der Ort: Lourdes das Rätsel Karambolage 25.10.2009 le quotidien: le “tchip” ce qui me manque: Brigitte von Jonquières l’expression: “türken” la devinette der Alltag: der “tchip” was mir fehlt: Brigitte von Jonquières der Ausdruck: türken das Rätsel Karambolage 06.12.2009 l’objet: le “Pfeiftopf” inventaire: les noms des stations de métro le héros: le “Struwwelpeter” la devinette der Gegenstand: der Pfeiftopf Inventar: die Namen der U-Bahn-Stationen in Paris der Held: der Struwwelpeter das Rätsel Karambolage 31.01.2010 200ème émission: Willy Sagnol et l’Allemagne la devinette 200. Sendung: Willy Pagnol und Deutschland das Rätsel Karambolage 07.02.2010 le rébus: Sanssouci ce qui me manque: Sabine Langer l’objet: l’hostie la devinette das Bilderrätsel: Sanssouci was mir fehlt: Sabine Langer der Gegenstand: die Hostie das Rätsel Karambolage 07.03.2010 la note: la gamme l’art et la manière: la contrebase la devinette die Note: die Tonleiter die Art und Weise: der Kontrabass das Rätsel Karambolage 14.03.2010 le quotidien: les superstitions turques l’onomatopée: péter le style: “Gründerzeit” la devinette der Alltag: der türkische Aberglaube die Lautmalerei: furzen der Stil: Gründerzeit das Rätsel Karambolage 28.03.2010 l’objet: le cabas Barbès l’onomatopée: zinzin la marque: Louis Vuitton la devinette der Gegenstand: die Barbès-Einkaufstasche die Lautmalerei: plemplem die Marke: Louis Vuitton das Rätsel

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Title Karambolage 9

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Director Directed by Claire Doutriaux

Subjects TV, Documentary

Time 156 min.

Description Karambolage aims to explore the differences, similarities, and overlaps of French and German culture through anecdotes, household objects that are common in one country, yet virtually unknown in the other, as well as brief, tongue-in-cheek lectures by etymologists, historians, and the like. Karambolage 9 Karambolage 18.04.2010 le mot: le pissenlit le rite: la salle du Conseil des ministres la devinette das Wort: der Löwenzahn das Ritual: der Kabinettssitzungssaal das Rätsel Karambolage 25.04.2010 la question: Adam Riese ce qui me manque: Sarah Mouti le rite: l’enterrement turc la devinette die Frage: Adam Riese was mir fehlt: Sarah Mouti das Ritual: die türkische Beerdigung das Rätsel Karambolage 02.05.2010 le mot: le carat l’archive: le faux journal d’Hitler la devinette das Wort: das Karat das Archiv: die gefälschten Hitler-Tagebücher das Rätsel Karambolage 09.05.2010 l’objet: la 2 CV le mot préféré: les poignées d’amour le signe: Citroën la devinette der Gegenstand: die Ente das Lieblingswort: die “poignées d’amour” das Zeichen: Citroëm das Rätsel Karambolage 30.05.2010 l’objet: le pressoir à fruit inventaire: les villas en France l’objet: le polo Lacoste la devinette der Gegenstand: die Fruchtpresse Inventar: Ferienhäuser in Frankreich der Gegenstand: das Lacoste-Hemd das Rätsel Karambolage 06.06.2010 le mets: les cuisses de grenouilles inventaire: les villas en Allemagne le quotidien: l’atelier de retouches la devinette die Speise: die Froschschenkel Inventar: Fereinhäuser in Deutschland der Alltag: die Änderungsschneiderei das Rätsel Karambolage 05.09.2010 l’objet: le “Spaghettieis” inventaire: les aires de jeux l’objet: le marcel la devinette der Gegenstand: das Spaghettieis Inventar: die Spielplätze der Gegenstand: das Marcel-Unterhemd das Rätsel Karambolage 26.09.2010 le quotidien: les numéros de quai l’onomatopée: le train la citation: “my tailor is rich” la devinette der Alltag: die Gleisnummern die Lautmalerei: der Zug das Zitat: “my tailor is rich” das Rätsel Karambolage 24.10.2010 l’objet: le martinet l’onomatopée: patatras le héros: Münchhausen la devinette der Gegenstand: der “martinet” die Lautmalerei: wums der Held: Münchhausen das Rätsel Karambolage 31.10.2010 le quotidien: “Eier abschrecken” inventaire: les balcons la question: Sylt la devinette der Alltag: Eier abschrecken Inventar: die Balkone die Frage: Sylt das Rätsel Karambolage 14.11.2010 le quotidien: le demi le mot: l’aubergine l’usage: le style vert la devinette der Alltag: die “demi” das Wort: die Aubergine die Gepflogenheit: der Grünstift das Rätsel Karambolage 05.12.2010 l’objet: le maggi le mot: sarrasin l’objet: le magi en Afrique la devinette der Gegenstand: Maggi das Wort: “sarrasin” der Gegenstand: das afrikanische Maggi das Rätsel

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Title Katzelmacher

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Director Directed by Rainer Werner Fassbinder

Subjects Drama, History

Time 90 min.

Description Based on his Play, Katzelmacher follows the lives of an aimless groupof friends who spend their days outside their Munich apartment smoking cigarettes, drinking coffee and sleeping with each other. Their lives take an interesting turn when a Greenk immigrant (R.W. Fassbinder) moves in and evokes extremely hostile reactions from the men in the group who beat him up when he begins dating one of the German women (Hanna Schygulla). Contains nudity and may not be suitable for sensitive audiences.

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Title Kebab Connection / Keb It Up

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Director Directed by Anno Saul and Fatih Akin

Subjects Action,Comedy, Romance

Time 96 min.

Description Kebab Connection is a crazily comedic tale of two fast food stands (one Turkish, the other Greek), a frustrated filmmaker, the coolest commercial of all time, intercultural love, forbidden romance and centuries-old Aegean rivalry. And we mustn’t forget the local mafia, either! The young Turkish hip-hopper Ibo wants to make the first German kung-fu film, so he practices by making an extremely successful commercial spot for his uncle’s kebab stand. Everything seems to be going his way until his girlfriend tells him she’s pregnant… His girlfriend leaves him and his parents kick him out of the house. His uncle promises to help him patch things up with his parents, if he’ll make another commercial for him. But this time, the second spot is a flop. Frustrated, he gives in to the temptations of the rival Greek restaurant-owner across the street (and his beautiful daughter!) and agrees to make a commercial spot for his uncle’s worst enemy. Once the mafia gets involved, Ibo can finally put his kung-fu talents to the test.

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Title Keiner liebt mich = Nobody Loves Me

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Director Directed by Doris Dörrie

Subjects Comedy, Drama

Time 100 min.

Description On the brink of her 30th birthday, Fanny feels the door to marital happiness closing up on her. She is obsessed with death, even visits evening classes on dying and so it seems fitting, that she encounters a skeleton in the malfunctioning elevator of her apartment building. The skeleton is her neighbor Orfeo, a black, gay self-declared psychic, who convinces her that she is about to meet "him". But is it really Lothar, the new yuppie apartment manager ...?

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Title Keinohrhasen = Rabbit Without Ears

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Director Directed by Til Schweiger

Subjects Comedy, Romance

Time 111 min.

Description Rainbow press reporter Ludo is sentenced to 8 months, but is released on probation. But he has to work 300 hours for a local daycare center and meets Anna who has unfinished business with him

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Title Kleine Freiheit = A Little Bit of Freedom

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Director Directed by Yüksel Yavuz

Time 100 min.

Description "In the metropolitan city of Hamburg, illegal immigrant Chernor (Leroy Delmar), an openly gay African youth with blond hair, makes his money by dealing drugs and dreams of one day living in Australia. Baran (Cagdas Bozkurt), meanwhile, is a Kurdish bicycle delivery boy living in constant fear of deportation, who keeps his past in a video camera. The two form a bond when they meet, and their shared struggles to survive soon develop into a relationship that is threatened when Baran loses his job." -- Google

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Title Komm, süsser Tod = Come Sweet Death

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Director Directed by Wolfgang Murnberger

Time 104 min.

Description "Ex-detective Brenner wants to keep himself out of trouble but several murder cases and his ex-girlfriend Klara finally get him involved. But making decisions is not one of his strengths." -IMDb

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Title Konig Drosselbart

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Director Directed by Sibylle Tafel

Subjects Family, Fantasy, Romance, Brothers Grimm

Time 60 min.

Description Arrogant spoiled princess Isabella of Gerania haughtily rejects all suitors, even prince Richard of Begonia, whom she liked in a previous anonymous meeting. Finally her exasperated royal father gives her hand to the first-come beggar. Richard disguises himself as such in secret, helped only by his sister Maximiliane, hoping to pull of an operation taming the shrew by making her earn her keep, but gradually despairs as her pride persists.

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Title Kottan Ermittelt

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Director Directed by Peter Patzak

Subjects TV

Time 170 min.

Description The series centers on police major Adolf Kottan, who works for the murder department of Vienna police. His closest collaborators are the one-legged, phlegmatic Schremser (Walter Davy), who later becomes department chief, and the extremely stupid and incompetent Schrammel (C. A. Tichy), who is responsible for many of the more exhilarating moments of the show. 1. Hartlgasse 16a Rentnerin Gertrude Klenner wird in einem heruntergekommenen Altbau ermordet aufgefunden. Die Ermittlungen in dem kleinbürgerlichen Milieu gestalten sich schwierig. Kottan hat von Anfang an jugoslawische Gastarbeiter in Verdacht, dann jedoch geschieht ein zweiter Mord. Während Kottan seine vermeintlich heiße Spur weiterverfolgt, steht die Lösung der beiden Fälle kurz bevor... 2. Der Geburtstag Wie jedes Jahr feiert Kottan seinen Geburtstag zusammen mit Kollegen aus dem Wiener Sicherheitsbüro in einer Wochenendhaus-Siedlung vor den Toren der Stadt. Der Beruf hold die Beamten jedoch auch hier ein: Eine junge Frau wird getötet, ihr Verlobter als Tatverdächtiger festgenommen. Der Fall scheint binnen weniger Stunden schon geklärt zu sein, bis eine zweite Frauenleiche auftaucht...

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Title Kottan Ermittelt

Director Directed by Peter Patzak

Subjects TV

Time 170 min.

Description The series centers on police major Adolf Kottan, who works for the murder department of Vienna police. His closest collaborators are the one-legged, phlegmatic Schremser (Walter Davy), who later becomes department chief, and the extremely stupid and incompetent Schrammel (C. A. Tichy), who is responsible for many of the more exhilarating moments of the show. 3. Wien Mitte Auf dem Bahnhof "Wien Mitte" wird ein Versicherungsvertreter mit einen Gewehrschuss ins Jenseits befördert. Seine Frau, die ein Verhältnis mit einem Fabrikbesitzer hat, lässt keine große Trauer erkennen. Kottan & Co. kommen nur mühsam vorwärts, während der Tod ein zweites Mal zuschlägt: Der tatort ist der gleiche wie beim ersten Mord, und auch hier wird das Opfer hinterrücks erschossen... 4. Nachttankstelle Eine alleinstehende Frau betreibt mit ihren beiden Söhnen eine Tankstelle und ein Cafe. Eines Nachts wird die Tankstelle zweimal hintereinander Schauplatz eines Verbrechens: Zuerst raubt ein Jugendlicher alle Einnahmen und das Geld eines gerade anwesenden Kunden, danach wird der jüngere der beiden Söhne von einem Unbekannten erschlagen. Hat sein Bruder etwas mit der Tat zu tun?

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Title Kottan Ermittelt

Director Directed by Peter Patzak

Subjects TV

Time 170 min.

Description The series centers on police major Adolf Kottan, who works for the murder department of Vienna police. His closest collaborators are the one-legged, phlegmatic Schremser (Walter Davy), who later becomes department chief, and the extremely stupid and incompetent Schrammel (C. A. Tichy), who is responsible for many of the more exhilarating moments of the show. 5: Drohbriefe Eigentlich ist das Morddezernat für Frau Komarek gar nicht zuständig, doch Chef Pilch verdonnert Kottan dazu, den anonymen Morddrohungen nachzugehen, die die alte Frau per Brief erhalten hat. In ihrer Schrebergartendsiedlung misstraut einer dem anderen, was die Nachforschungen nicht gerade erleichtert. Der Fund einer Leiche ändert Kottans Meinung und lässt ihn genauer ermitteln. 6: Räuber und Gendarm Flaute im Morddezernat: Kottan, Schremser und Schrammel helfen bei den Kollegen vom Raub aus, weil es für sie gerade nichts zu tun gibt. Aufzuklären ist ein Überfall auf ein Postamt, der auch Drahtzieher Horrak Rätsel aufgibt. Die Beute ist verschwunden, und so verdächtigt er seine Handlanger des Verrats. Ganz nebenbei will Horrak auch noch Kottan mit Hilfe eines Auftragskillers beseitigen...

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Title Kottan Ermittelt

Director Directed by Peter Patzak

Subjects TV

Time 170 min.

Description The series centers on police major Adolf Kottan, who works for the murder department of Vienna police. His closest collaborators are the one-legged, phlegmatic Schremser (Walter Davy), who later becomes department chief, and the extremely stupid and incompetent Schrammel (C. A. Tichy), who is responsible for many of the more exhilarating moments of the show. 7: Die Beförderung Die Ernennung von Dezernatsleiter Pilch zum Polizeipräsidenten macht seinen alten Posten vakant, und Kottan rechnet sich Chancen zur Nachfolge aus. Zuvor muss der mutmaßliche Mörder eines Kredithais dingfest gemacht werden, der sich nach Lanzarote abgesetzt hat. Kottan kann den Verdächtigen trickreich in die Heimat zurückbringen, doch in Wien erwartet ihn so manche Überraschung... 8: So long, Kottan Vorwarnung per Telefon: Kottan soll sich zu einer bestimmten Uhrzeit in einem Hallenbad einfinden, dort werde ein Mord geschehen. Das Angekündigte geschieht tatsächlich, doch der Täter entkommt. Das Team um Kottan gibt sich redlich Mühe, doch es bleibt nicht bei einer Leiche. Der Mörder meldet sich regelmäßig und gibt weitere Hinweise. Am Ende soll Kottan selbst das Zeitliche segnen...

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Title Kuhle Wampe oder Wem gehört die Welt? = Kuhle Wampe, or Who Owns the World?

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Director Directed by Slatan Dudow

Subjects Drama

Time 148 min.

Description "A working-class family in Berlin in 1931 where survival is difficult, with massive unemployment in the wake of the Great Depression. After Anni's brother commits suicide in despair, her family finds itself forced to move to Kuhle Wampe, a lakeside camp on the outskirts of Berlin, now home to increasing numbers of unemployed. When Anni's relationship with Franz ends, she moves back to Berlin and gets involved in the workers' youth movement." - IMDB

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Title Kurt Weill

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Director Directed by Sven Düfer

Subjects Documentary, Biography

Time 97 min.

Description The well-known Jewish composer Kurt Weill was born in Dessau in 1900. His father was a cantor and his mother had rabbinical roots. After establishing himself with several satirical and surrealistic operas, he became famous with playwright Bertold Brecht through such works as The Three-Penny Opera. With Hitler's rise to power, his works were classified as degenerate. In 1933, Weill left Germany for France, however after a short stay there he emigrated to the US together with actress Lotte Lenya. In the US he was influenced by popular music and jazz, he met several of the outstanding figures of the Broadway stage and began to write musicals that enjoyed tremendous popularity. All the while, he never stopped writing operas and classical music. In 1946, four years before his death, he composed the Jewish prayer "Kiddush," dedicated to his father. 100 years after Kurt Weill's birth, young Dessau-born filmmaker Sven Dufer cinematically reconstructs the biography of this outstanding composer, successfully utilizing archival footage, interviews with individuals who knew him and artists who preformed his compositions: Milva, Blixa Bargeld, Kathrin Angerer, Udo Lindenberg. Among the lesser known facts contained in this film is that Weill's parents emigrated in the 40s to Palestine and he himself visited them here. During his visit he was requested by President Chaim Weizmann to orchestrate "Hatikva".

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Title Kurz und Schmerzlos = Short Sharp Shock

Director Directed by Fatih Akin

Subjects Drama, Thriller

Time 95 min.

Description Three Friends: Gabriel From Turkey And Just Out Of Prison, Costa From Greece And Together With Gabriel's Sister, Bobby From Serbia And Together With Her Best Friend. Bobby Wants To Get More Into Organized Crime And Decides To Apply For A Membership In An Albanian Gang. As A Test, He Has To Beat Up Someone Who Owes His Future Boss. He Can Join. Later, When Bobby Has To Do A Weapon's Deal On His Own, He Tries To Get His Friends In, Too. But Gabriel Does Not Want To Go Back Into Crime, He Is Dreaming Of A Life At The Southern Turkish Coast, Owning A Boat Rental Shop. Costa, Always Out Of Money, Joins Bobby For One Last Time Before Getting Good. But Before The Deal Is On, Both Women Start Leaving Their Men For Others. And When The Deal Is On, It Goes Terribly Wrong

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Title La Habanera

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Director Directed by Douglas Sirk

Subjects Drama

Time 80 min.

Description Don Pedro, The Elegant Landowner Of Puerto Rico, Is Conquered By Astree, The Rebellious Traveling Swedish Woman. They Get Married And Have A Child. Their Relationship Begins To Change And Don Holds Astree A Prisoner. Homesick, All Astree's Pent-Up Hatred Of Her Husband And His Island Breaks Out When Her Childhood Friend Dr. Sven Appears To Investigate The Cause Of A Vicious Fever To Which The Island Has Fallen Prey. Don Is Determined At All Costs To Prevent The Epidemic From Becoming Public Knowledge In Order To Save His Fruit Export Business.

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Title LaLehet Al HaMayim = Walk on Water

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Director Directed by Eytan Fox

Subjects Drama, Sci-Fi/Fantasy, Thriller

Time 103 min.

Description While on assignment in Berlin, a homophobic Israeli intelligence agent is tasked with offing a Nazi war criminal. However, he has a crisis of consciousness after he befriends a target's gay grandson.

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Title Le fond de l'air est rouge = A Grin without a Cat

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Director Directed by Chris Marker

Subjects Documentary

Time 180 min.

Description "A Grin Without a Cat is a 1977 French essay film by Chris Marker. It focuses on global political turmoil in the 1960s and '70s, particularly the rise of the New Left in France and the development of socialist movements in Latin America. Using the image of Lewis Carroll's Cheshire Cat, the film's title evokes a dissonance between the promise of a global socialist revolution (the grin) with its actual nonexistence. The film's original French title is Le fond de l'air est rouge, which means "The essence of the air is red", and has a subtext similar to the English title, implying that the socialist movement existed only in the air." - Wikipedia

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Title Le Malentendu Colonial = The Colonial Misunderstanding

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Director Directed by Jean-Marie Téno

Subjects Documentary

Time 73 min.

Description Le Malentendu Colonial looks at European colonialism in Africa through the lens of Christian evangelism, indeed as the model for the relationship between North and South even today. The film scrutinizes in particular the role of German missionaries in Namibia on the centenary of the 1904 German genocide of the Herrero people. It reveals how colonialism destroyed African beliefs and social systems and replaced them with European ones as if they were the only acceptable routes to modernity. As Prof. F. Kangué Ewané says in the film: “I can forgive Westerners for taking away my land...but not for taking away my mind and soul.”

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Title Le Prenom = Der Vorname = What's in a Name?

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Director Directed by Alexandre de La Patelliere et. al. Mathhieu Delaporte

Subjects Comedy, Drama

Time 106 min.

Description Vincent, a real estate agent and father-to-be is invited for dinner by his sister Elisabeth and his brother-in-law Pierre. Their childhood friend, Claude, is also invited. Vincent is a wealthy, successful capitalist, while Pierre, a university professor, is much more liberal. When Vincent reveals he intends to name his son "Adolphe", his hosts are horrified. The situation eventually gets out of hand, when no one can come to an understanding, and everyone starts unearthing old rivalries and unspoken issues.

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Title LernExpress Compilation

Title Lichter = Distant Lights

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Director Directed by Hans-Christian Schmid

Subjects Drama

Time 105 min.

Description Depicts the lives of the people who live along the Oder River, which serves as a border between Poland and Germany. Their interrelated stories include Ukrainians who would like to cross over into Germany, and a taxi driver who wants to buy his daughter a communion dress.

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Title Lola Und Bilidikid = Lola and Billy the Kid

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Director Directed by E. Kutlug Ataman

Subjects Drama, Romance

Time 93 min.

Description "17-year old Murat from Turkey, living in Berlin, Germany, slowly discovers his homosexuality. His older brother Osman, head of the family since the father's death, wants him to finally lose his virginity (in a heterosexual manner) and thus causes Murat to run away. In a bar, Murat meets Lola, who has some things to tell about him. He also meets Bilidikid, Lolas man, who thinks that Murat might have thrown an eye on Lola. But the truth about Lola, Murat and his family is far worse that anyone could have expected." -IMDb

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Title Looking for Oum Kulthum / In Search of Umm Kulthum = Auf der Suche nach Oum Kulthum

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Director Directed by Shirin Neshat

Subjects Drama

Time 87 min.

Description A film within a film, Looking for Oum Kulthum is the plight of an Iranian woman artist/filmmaker living in exile, as she embarks on capturing the life and art of the legendry female singer of the Arab world, Oum Kulthum. Through her difficult journey, not unlike her heroine’s, she has to face the struggles, sacrifices and the price that a woman has to pay if she dares to cross the lines of a conservative male dominated society.

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Title Lou Andreas-Salomé, the audacity to be free

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Director Directed by Cordula Kablitz-Post

Subjects Biography, Drama, Romance

Time 113 min.

Description "Lou Andreas-Salome, the woman who enraptured nineteenth century Europe's greatest minds, recounts her life to Ernst Pfeiffer in this German film directed by Cordula Kablitz-Post. A published novelist, poet and essayist, Salome's desire to live a life free from convention scandalized society but spurred genius and passion in others, including Friedrich Nietzsche, Paul Ree and her lover, the poet Rainer Maria Rilke. Working with Sigmund Freud, she became the first female psychoanalyst." - worldcat.org

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Title M - Eine Stadt sucht einen Mörder = M - A City Hunts a Murderer

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Director Directed by David Schalko

Time 292 min.

Description "Winter in Vienna. Children disappear. For now without a trace, then their bodies are found. A gift for the tabloid press. For the police a series of defeats. Politically a problem. And at the same time the long-awaited opportunity for the ambitious interior minister. The organized crime is in trouble. The child murderer must be found so that all other dirty jobs can go on." - IMDb

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Title M (1931) / Just M

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Director Directed by Fritz Lang

Subjects Classic, Thriller

Time 110 min.

Description "A simple, haunting phrase whistled off-screen tells us that a young girl will be killed. "Who is the murderer?" pleads a nearby placard as serial killer Hans Beckert (Peter Lorre) closes in on little Elsie Beckmann. In his harrowing masterwork M, Fritz Lang merges trenchant social commentary with his chilling suspense, creating a panorama of private madness and public hysteria that to this day remains the blueprint for the psychological thriller. The Criterion Collection is proud to present a new restoration of this landmark film. Disc 1: The Film: New, restored high-definition digital transfer, presented in its original aspect ratio of 1.19:1; Audio commentary gy German film scholars Anton Kaes, author of the BFI Film Classics volume on M, and Eric Rentschler, author of They Ministry of Illusion: Nazi Cinema and Its Afterlife; New and improved English subtitle translation. Disc 2: The Supplements includes: -Conversation with Fritz Lang, a 50-min film by William Friedkin -Claude Chabrol's M le maudit, a short film inspired by M, plus an interview with Chabrol by Pierre-Henri Gibert about Lang's filmmaking techniques -Classroom tapes of M editor Paul Falkenberg discussing the film and its history -Interview with Harold Nebenzal, the son of M producer Seymour Nebenzal -"A Physical History of M" -Still gallery, with behind-the-scenes photos, and production sketches by art director Emil Hasler PLUS: a 32-page booklet featuring an essay by film critic Stanley Kauffmann, a 1963 interview with Lang, the script for a missing scene, and contemporaneous newspaper articles." --back cover

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Title M...etrosexueller / Metrosexeuller

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Director Directed by Noah Chafets, Jeremy Nash, James Schultz, Justin Ortwine

Time 15 min.

Description Video by German students

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Title Mädchen in Uniform = Girls in Uniform

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Director Directed by Leontine Sagan, Carl Froelich

Subjects Drama, Romance

Time 88 min

Description "At an all-girls boarding school, Manuela falls in love with a teacher, to terrific consequences." -iMDb

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Title Made in Israel

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Director Directed by Ari Folman

Subjects Drama

Time 113 min.

Description Two pairs of assassins are sent by a holocaust survivor's son to bring the last Nazi for a show trial in Israel.

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Title Mademoiselle Paradis

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Director Directed by Barbara Albert

Subjects Drama, History

Time 97 min.

Description A blind pianist living in 18th-century Vienna forms an extraordinary relationship with the physician who is trying to restore her sight.

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Title Mein Langsames Leben = Passing Summer

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Director Directed by Angela Schanelec

Subjects Drama

Time 80 min.

Description A woman faces a variety of emotional crises as she spends the summer interacting in differing ways with friends, family, and lovers in this drama. Valerie (Ursina Lardi) is an author in her early thirties who has just moved to Berlin, while her best friend Sophie (Nina Weniger) will be spending the summer in Rome. Valerie falls into an affair with Thomas (Andreas Patton), a photographer who recently divorced his wife and is now caring for his four-year-old son on his own. As Valerie adjusts to her new relationship without her friend for support, she is also thrown into emotional turmoil when her father is rushed to the hospital, near death. Mein Langsames Leben was shown at the 2001 Cannes Film Festival in the Un Certain Regard series and was also screened in competition at the 2001 Berlin Film Festival.

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Title Menschen Am Sonntag = People On Sunday

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Director Directed by Robert Siodmak, Edgar G. Ulmer

Subjects Comedy, Drama, Romance

Time 58 min.

Description Edwin, a taxi driver, lives with Annie, a neurasthenic model. They plan to spend Sunday at the Nikolassee beach with Wolfgang, an officer, gentleman, antiquarian, gigolo, at the moment a wine salesman. After an argument, Annie stays at home while Edwin joins Wolf. Wolf has brought along a new girlfriend, Christl. Brigitte, Christl's best friend, joins the group. Brigitte is the manager of a record shop. At the beach Wolf tries to kiss Christl but she rejects him and he turns his attentions toward Brigitte, who is more receptive. Wolf and Brigitte go off together and he seduces her. Back on the beach, Wolf and Erwin, now tired of their dates, flirt with two other women as Brigitte and Christl look on, appalled. They have small satisfaction when the men have to borrow money from them to pay for the paddle-boat they were renting. As they part at the end of the day, Brigitte hopes Wolf will see her next Sunday, but he and Erwin have other plans. The bond between the two men is the one that counts. They have really spent the Sunday with each other. Edwin returns to his flat to find Annie still in bed. The next day he is driving his cab. Wolf is selling wine, and Brigitte is selling records, all waiting for next Sunday.

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Title Milchwald = This Very Moment / In This Very Moment

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Director Directed by Christoph Hochhäusler

Subjects Drama

Time 87 min.

Description A woman makes a terrible mistake, and discovers the consequences are greater than she imagined in this drama from Germany. Sylvia Mattis (Judith Engel) is a woman who married single father Josef (Horst-Günter Marx) and suddenly found herself stepmother to two often difficult children, Lea (Sophie Charlotte Conrad) and Konstantin (Leonard Bruckmann). One day, while driving home with the kids after a long day of errands and shopping, Sylvia snaps and stops the car by the side of the road, where makes the children get out before driving on. Before long, Sylvia comes to her senses, but when she retraces her steps back to where she left the kids, she can find no sign of them. Lea and Konstantin, meanwhile, have made their way to a public comfort station, where Kuba (Miroslaw Baka), who delivers supplies, finds them and takes them home. While the children are safe in his care, Kuba wants to see them returned to their family as soon as possible. However, when he discovers how upset Sylvia has become, and how desperately she wants to hide her wrongdoing from her husband, Kuba realizes this is a situation that can be manipulated to his advantage. Milchwald was screened in competition at the 2003 Berlin Film Festival

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Title Mitten im Malestream; Hannelore Mabry; Mutterier - Muttermensch

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Director Directed by Helke Sander

Subjects Documentary

Time 215 min.

Description 3 films: Mitten im Malestream (documentary) Hannelore Mabry (documentary) Mutterier - Muttermensch (documentary)

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Title Monty Python Die Ritter der Kokosnuss = Monty Python and the Holy Grail

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Director Directed by Terry Gilliam and Terry Jones

Subjects Comedy, Dubbed

Time 86 min.

Description The quest for the Holy Grail by King Arthur and his Knights of the Round Table is retold in the inimitable Python fashion.

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Title More Than Honey

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Director Directed by Markus Imhoof

Subjects Documentary

Time 91 min.

Description "An in-depth look at honeybee colonies in California, Switzerland, China and Australia." - IMDB

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Title Mozart Interactive: Life and Music of Mozart

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Subjects Music

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Title Nach Fünf Im Urwald = It's A Jungle Out There

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Director Directed by Hans-Christian Schmid

Subjects Comedy, Romance

Time 90 min.

Description Anna, 17 years old, is happy to throw her first big birthday party without her parents, but some of her guests are so stoned that they leave a big chaos and, even worse, destroy the favorite record of Anna's father. After the return of her shocked and angry parents, Anna runs away to Munich with her admirer Simon. They discover the nightlife jungle and get to know some typical urban guys. Meanwhile, Anna's parents get in touch with Simon's and try to find their children. On the way across Munich, they remember their own wild and restless youth.

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Title Nachthelle = Bright Night

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Director Directed by Florian Gottschick

Subjects Drama, Mystery

Time 86 min.

Description Two couples visit a home from their past, and sexual tension brings out the worst in each other. Long-buried grudges resurface.

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Title Nachtmeerfahrten = Night Sea Journeys

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Director Directed by Rüdiger Sünner

Subjects Documentary

Time 69 min.

Description The Swiss psychologist and psychiatrist Carl Gustav Jung, who died in 1961, based his seminal scientific work on, among other things, an original pattern in the human unconscious. This is a symbolic process in which the protagonist sinks into an ocean at night. He faces his own demons, wrestles with them and reappears in the morning in a newborn. In this journey, the ocean corresponds to the unconscious, which, according to Jung, becomes accessible in the dream state.

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Title Nachts schlafen die Ratten doch = After all, Rats Sleep at Night

Director Directed by Rob Demilner

Subjects Grimm Fairy Tale

Time 6 min.

Description An LRC original production of a story by Wolfgang Borchert published shortly after World War II. It's a story of a young boy who stands guard outside the bombed ruins of his home, in order to protect his brother, who is trapped inside, from being eaten by rats.

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Title Natürlich: Natur und Umwelt im Südwesten = Earthship

Director Directed by SWR

Subjects TV

Time 30 min.

Description TV program from German SWR, Jan. 3, 2017--includes "Earthship"

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Title Neger, Neger, Schornsteinfeger

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Director Directed by Jörg Grünler

Subjects Drama

Time 178 min.

Description This drama is based on the childhood memories of Hans Jürgen Massaquoi, who was one of the few black native Germans in Nazi Germany. In 1935 at the age of nine, he lives with his German mother in a small flat in Hamburg's working class district Barmbek, while his father and grandfather had left the country. Although the boy is not persecuted by the Nazis and dreams of joining the Hitler Youth, his skin color makes him a target for racist abuse.

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Title Nerven = Nerves

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Director Directed by Robert Reinert

Subjects Drama

Time 110 min.

Description Silent. "Nerven is a saga about the families of two politically ambitious rivals: the populist, street preacher Johannes (Paul Bender) and the proto-fascist industrialist Roloff (Eduard von Winterstein). The cast of principal characters includes Johannes' blind sister (Lili Dominici), Roloff's wife (Lya Borré), his radical sister (Erna Morena) and her aristocratic fiancée (Rio Ellbon). Incidental characters of note include a faithful German Shepherd, a lovelorn gardener, a mother with a dark family secret, a psychiatrist with a dueling scar, and street mobs by the throng. Alas, lust, politics, or guilt, directly or indirectly, make nearly everyone miserable and crazed. Before the film is through one miscarriage of justice, one act of arson, two suicides, four murders, and various other desperate and deranged acts thin out the ensemble leaving only two characters to escape the earthly hell of civilization by renouncing everything and beginning afresh in the Bavarian Black Forest like Adam and Eve. " - dvdtalk.com

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Title Netto

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Director Directed by Robert Thalheim

Subjects Drama

Time 86 min.

Description Netto is a 2005 film directed by Robert Thalheim. It is a story of father-son relationship in post-unification Berlin. The song "Mein bester Kumpel" by Peter Tschernig is used throughout the film.

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Title Neukölln Unlimited

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Director Directed by Agostino Imondi ; Dietmar Ratsch

Subjects Documentary

Time 96 min.

Description Neukölln. Eine Stadt in der Stadt mit 300.000 Einwohnern. Menschen aus mehr als 160 Nationen leben hier. Der Berliner Bezirk ist berühmt für seine multikulturelle Gemeinschaft - und dafür ebenso berüchtigt, spätestens seit „Knallhart“ und „Rütli“. Das Neukölln der Medien, das bedeutet Unsicherheit, Jugendgangs, Drogenhandel. Doch ist das wirklich so? Die Familie Akkouch ist eine „typische“ Neuköllner Familie: sie ist jung, kreativ und findet in jeder Krise einen Ausweg. Der älteste Sohn Hassan ist deutscher Meister im Breakdance, die Tochter Lial arbeitet als Promoterin eines Boxstalls, und der Jüngste, der den schönen Namen Maradona trägt, will unbedingt Deutschlands Supertalent werden - und könnte dies auch schaffen. Doch ein Problem scheint unlösbar: Die Akkouchs kommen aus dem Libanon, sind dort vor dem Bürgerkrieg geflüchtet und werden in Deutschland lediglich geduldet. Die Abschiebung kann ganz plötzlich erfolgen. „Neukölln Unlimited“ zeigt ein Jahr im Leben der Akkouchs. Die Kamera begleitet sie in ihrem Alltag, beim alltäglichen Kampf um behördliche Anerkennung und zeigt ihren unbedingten Willen, in dem Land leben zu können, das sie lieben. „Neukölln Unlimited“ ist ein leidenschaftliches, aufbauendes und ermutigendes Signal aus einer Gegend, die für viele als die deutsche Bronx gilt. „Neukölln Unlimited“ - ein Film, der Spaß am Leben macht!

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Title Neuland

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Director Directed by Anna Thommen

Subjects Documentary

Time 92 min.

Description Meet the young students in Mr. Zingg's integration class, who came to Switzerland by planes, trains and automobiles — and even by rubber boats. Separated from their families and in many cases traumatized by events in their home countries, these migrants from Afghanistan, Cameroon, Serbia and Venezuela already have long and arduous journeys behind them. Neuland ("New Territory") follows the adolescents over two years as they struggle to learn a new language, prepare themselves for employment and reveal their innermost hopes and dreams. But as the end of school draws near, each student must face the same difficult question: Is there a place for me in this country?

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Title Nicht der Homosexuelle ist pervers, sondern die Situation, in der er lebt

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Director Directed by Rosa von Praunheim

Subjects Documentary, Drama

Time 67 min

Description "The plot follows the adventures of a young gay man from the province who arrives in Berlin. He gradually leaves behind his innocence led by his increasing appetite for excitement in the big-city gay scene. He moves from one gay milieu to another caught in his addiction for fashion and sexual experiences." --Wikipedia

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Title Nirgendwo in Afrika = Nowhere in Africa

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Director Directed by Caroline Link

Subjects Drama, WWII

Time 142 min.

Description Critically acclaimed, this is the award winning true tale of a Jewish family who flee the Nazi regime in 1938 and learns to cope with their new life, and each other, on a remote farm in Kenya.

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Title Nosferatu

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Director Directed by Werner Herzog

Subjects Adventure, Horror

Time 107 min.

Description Warner Herzog Updates The Classic Vampire Film By F.W. Murnau. Based On The Novel By Bram Stoker. Stars Klaus Kinski, Isabelle Adjani, And Bruno Ganz.

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Title NVA

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Director Directed by Leander Haußmann

Time 98 min.

Description The story of young recruits doing their compulsory military service in the East German army 'NVA' prior to the fall of the Berlin Wall.

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Title O grande Bazar = Der grosse Markt = The Great Bazaar

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Director Directed by Licinio Azevedo

Subjects Drama

Time 56 min.

Description "Two boys with different experiences and goals meet up in a sprawling African market. One is looking for a job, to get back what was stolen from him and return home. The other will do anything to avoid having to go back with his family. They become friends and together they reinvent the world." --IMDb

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Title Oben = Up

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Director Directed by Bob Peterson and Pete Docter

Subjects Dubbed

Time 93 min

Description "Seventy-eight year old Carl Fredricksen travels to Paradise Falls in his home equipped with balloons, inadvertently taking a young stowaway." --IMDb

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Title Oh, wie schön ist Panama = The Trip to Panama

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Director Directed by Martin Otevrel

Subjects Children

Time 70 min.

Description Oh wie schoen ist Panama tells the story of two friends: a little tiger and a little bear. The two find a raft that is from Panama and decide that Panama is the land of their dreams. Tiger and Baer set off for Panama, meeting many other animals along the way.

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Title Olympia Part 1: Festival of the Nations

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Director Directed by Leni Riefenstahl

Subjects Documentary, Sport

Time 115 min.

Description Part 1: (Festival of the Nations) -Disc 1 Riefenstahl shot a documentary that celebrates the human body by combining the poetry of bodies in motion with close-ups of athletes in the heat of competition. Includes Jesse Owen's sprint races at the 1936 Olympic games and Adolf Hitler looking on in amazement as Owens wins an unprecedented four Gold Medals. Part 2: (Festival of Beauty) -Disc 2 Riefenstahl captures the grace of the athletes during field hockey, soccer, bicycling, equestrian, aquatic and gymnastic events. Highlights are the Pentathlon and the Decathlon, which was won by American Glenn Morris; it ends with the triumphant conclusion of the games.

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Title Olympia Part 2: Festival of Beauty

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Director Directed by Leni Riefenstahl

Subjects Documentary, Sport

Time 89 min.

Description Part 1: (Festival of the Nations) -Disc 1 Riefenstahl shot a documentary that celebrates the human body by combining the poetry of bodies in motion with close-ups of athletes in the heat of competition. Includes Jesse Owen's sprint races at the 1936 Olympic games and Adolf Hitler looking on in amazement as Owens wins an unprecedented four Gold Medals. Part 2: (Festival of Beauty) -Disc 2 Riefenstahl captures the grace of the athletes during field hockey, soccer, bicycling, equestrian, aquatic and gymnastic events. Highlights are the Pentathlon and the Decathlon, which was won by American Glenn Morris; it ends with the triumphant conclusion of the games.

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Title Ostfriesisch für Anfänger

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Director Directed by Gregory Kirchhoff

Subjects comedy, drama

Time 91 min.

Description Dieter Hallervorden plays Uwe Hinrichs, the last "true East Frisian" in this comedy about integration, set in the East Frisian region of Germany.

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Title Paragraph 175

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Director Directed by Rob Epstein and Jeffrey Friedman

Subjects Documentary, History, Romance

Time 81 min.

Description Historian Klaus Müller interviews survivors of the Nazi persecution of homosexuals because of the German Penal Code of 1871, Paragraph 175.

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Title Percy Stuart Staffel 03

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Director Directed by Ernst Hofbauer; Claus Wicke; Horst Keitel; Horst Lockau; Karl-Heinz Zeitler;

Subjects TV

Time 325 min.

Description Der exklusive, britische "Club der 13" hat absoluten Aufnahmestopp. Der Multimillionär Percy Stuart muss trotzdem Mitglied werden. Denn es war der letzte Wunsch seines verstorbenen Vaters. Die elitären Clubmitglieder machen es ihm nicht leicht: Sie denken sich 13 aberwitzige Aufgaben für ihn aus. Sie zu lösen, ist Bedingung, damit er "rein" darf.

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Title Percy Stuart Staffel 04

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Director Directed by Ernst Hofbauer; Claus Wicke; Horst Keitel; Horst Lockau; Karl-Heinz Zeitler;

Time 325 min.

Description Der exklusive, britische "Club der 13" hat absoluten Aufnahmestopp. Der Multimillionär Percy Stuart muss trotzdem Mitglied werden. Denn es war der letzte Wunsch seines verstorbenen Vaters. Die elitären Clubmitglieder machen es ihm nicht leicht: Sie denken sich 13 aberwitzige Aufgaben für ihn aus. Sie zu lösen, ist Bedingung, damit er "rein" darf.

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Title Phoenix

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Director Directed by Christian Petzold

Subjects Drama, History, Music, WWII

Time 94 min.

Description "A disfigured concentration-camp survivor (Nina Hoss), unrecognizable after facial reconstruction surgery, searches ravaged postwar Berlin for the husband (Ronald Zehrfeld) who might have betrayed her to the Nazis."--IMDb

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Title Radfahrer = Cyclist

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Director Directed by Marc Thümmler

Time 30 min.

Description "Being classified as subversive, GDR photographer Harald Hauswald was for many years observed by the STASI under the code name Radfahrer (Cyclist)." -IMDb

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Title Raus aus der Haut = Changing Skins

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Director Directed by Andreas Dresen

Subjects Comedy

Time 90 min.

Description The scene is East Germany in 1977, during the infamous Red Army Faction kidnapping of industrialist Hanns-Martin Schleyer in West Germany. A couple of East German teens are caught with contraband photos of West German Baader-Meinhof terrorists. In an attempt to divert the harsh punishment promised, they improvise an RAF-style kidnapping of the school principal. By turns a comedy of errors and a bitter social commentary, the film confirms Dresen's reputation as a leading director with a consummate film style.

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Title Requiem: Evil Lies in Her Soul

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Director Directed by Hans-Christian Schmid

Subjects Drama, Sci-Fi/Fantasy

Time 89 min.

Description Michaela, an epileptic, enrolls in college to study education. She goes off her medication and soon begins hearing voices and seeing apparitions that tell her to avoid religious objects, although she is devoutly Roman Catholic. One priest scoffs at the idea that Michaela could be possessed by demons, but a younger pastor arranges an exorcism for the young woman.

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Title Romeos

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Director Directed by Sabine Bernardi

Time 94 min.

Description "A drama centered on the relationship between two young men, as one of them navigates the difficulties of life as a transgender man." -IMDb

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Title Rosa Luxemburg

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Director Directed by Margarethe von Trotta

Time 117 min.

Description "After years of political agitation, Rosa Luxemburg, Karl Liebknecht, and Leo Jogiches form a revolutionary German party, the Spartacists." -- IMDb

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Title Run Lola Run = Lola Rennt

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Director Directed by Tom Tykwer

Subjects Action, Thriller

Time 81 min.

Description Lola gets a phone call from her boyfriend Manni, who has just lost a large sum of money and will be killed by gangster if he can't replace it in 20 minutes. Lola is set off on a frantic run where she attempts various methods of borrowing, winning or stealing the money. The movie takes on a fantastic tone as Lola fails, gets another try, fails again, and finally succeeds in her third attempt.

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Title Scary Movie

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Director Directed by Keenen Ivory Wayans

Subjects Dubbed

Time 85 min.

Description A parody of all the scary movies you've ever seen. The victims pile up and the laughs pile on as a group of teenagers find themselves being stalked by a recognizable masked killer! German Edition.

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Title Schultze gets The Blues

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Director Directed by Michael Schorr

Subjects Comedy, Drama, Music

Time 107 min.

Description Schultze is an accordion player and newly without work. When the local music club celebrates its 50th anniversary, his taste of music changes unexpectedly.

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Title Schwarzfahrer = Black Rider

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Director Directed by Pepe Danquart

Subjects Short, Comedy

Time 12 min.

Description "Schwarzfahrer is a black and white film about an incident of colour related racism on a tram in Germany: An elderly lady launches into a tirade of verbal abuse against an African American passenger, bringing up a whole host of prejudices against asylum-seekers and immigrants. The other passengers eavesdrop, but don’t intervene. When the ticket inspector turns up to check everyone’s tickets something unexpected occurs and the tables turn…"- danquart.de This film includes other short films for comparison, a filmography of Pepe Danquart, and an interview with Danquart.

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Title Schwarzkopf = Darkhead

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Director Directed by Arman T. Riahi

Time 89 min.

Description "This film tells the story of Austro-Iranian Rapper Nazar and his pals, Vahid and Musti, three childhood friends with a so-called 'immigrant background'. All three suffer from poor education and lack of future prospects. They seek sanctuary in the world of rap music. This second generation of misfits is soon to be followed by a third generation of kids who will look up to their older counterparts, invisibly bonded by the causal effects of migration upon contemporary society." -- Amazon

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Title Short Films For Example: Killing Heinz, Quest, The Victory (Der Sieg), Fanny

Time 40 min.

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Title Shrek = Der Tollkühne Held

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Director Directed by Andrew Adamson and Vicky Jenson

Subjects Dubbed

Time 87 min.

Description A reclusive ogre and a chatterbox donkey go on a quest to rescue a princess for a tyrannical lord.

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Title Silentium

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Director Directed by Wolfgang Murnberger

Time 112 min.

Description "A man who accused a catholic bishop of abusing him when he was a child dies in the Austrian city Salzburg. Everyone except his widow and the eccentrical detective Simon Brenner keeps silent and believes that the man killed himself." -- IMDb

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Title Sonnenallee / Am kürzeren Ende der Sonnenallee = Sun Alley

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Director Directed by Leander Haußmann

Subjects Drama, WWII

Time 87 min.

Description A group of kids grow up on the short, wrong (east) side of the Sonnenallee in Berlin, right next to one of the few border crossings between east and west reserved for German citizens. The antics of these kids, their families, of the "West German" friends and relatives who come to visit, and of the East German border guards, all serve to illustrate the absurdity of everyday life on the Sonnenallee, and therefore throughout the former East Germany.

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Title Sophie Scholl: Die letzten Tage = Sophie School: The Final Days

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Director Directed by Marc Rothemund

Subjects Drama, WWII

Time 120 min.

Description Munich, 1943: Sophie and Hans Scholl are members of the "Weiße Rose" (White Rose), a resistance group against the Nazi regime. When the siblings lay out fliers at the university, they are caught by the caretaker who calls the Gestapo. After their imprisonment, they are interrogated for days. In the beginning, Sophie manages to bluff the questioning official Robert Mohr, but Hans finally confesses everything. Now Sophie vindicates her ideals, but also tries to protect the other group members. On February 22nd, the Scholls and their aide Christoph Probst are accused of high treason and sentenced to death. As the execution took place the same day, Sophie has to take leave of her family..

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Title Soul Kitchen

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Director Directed by Fatih Akin

Subjects Comedy, Drama

Time 100 min

Description "Soul Kitchen" is Zinos Kazantsakis's restaurant in a working-class neighborhood of Hamburg. The food is mostly frozen, unceremoniously zapped in the microwave, or thrown into a vat of bubbling grease. He loves his restaurant and his girlfriend Nadine, even when she leaves him for an assignment in China. On a whim, Zinos hires an out-of-work three-star chef, lets his ex-con brother Ilias spin records, and soon Soul Kitchen is reborn as Hamburg's newest hot spot. There is also a slipped disc, a hard-drinking, chain-smoking waitress, a scheming real-estate developer, a Turkish "physio-healer," and a high stakes poker game in the mix. But the film is not about food, or love, but about family, life and human relationships, with a lingering nostalgia for a time when eating out implied getting dead drunk, stuffing one's face with cholesterol and kissing across the table.

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Title Spies

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Director Directed by Fritz Lang

Subjects Romance, Thriller

Time 143 min.

Description In this first "modern" spy film a power-hungry banker with many disguises marshals his forces to steal the secrets of an important treaty. Can undercover agent No. 326 keep from being distracted by the beautiful Sonia, and stop the banker's plot?

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Title Stadt als Beute = Berlin Stories

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Director Directed by Miriam Dehe, Esther Gronenborn, and Irene von Alberti

Subjects Drama

Time 93 min.

Description The three-part drama deals with Berlin's city life, especially that of the three theater actors Marlon, Ohboy and Lizzy, who rehearse scenes from the play City as loot of the playwright René Pollesch in a theater.

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Title Star Wars IV: A New Hope = Eine Neue Hoffnung

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Director Directed by George Lucas

Subjects Dubbed

Time 120 min.

Description Princess Leia is captured and held hostage by the evil Imperial forces in their effort to take over the galactic Empire. Luke Skywalker, Han Solo, and two robots (R2-D2 and C-3PO) work together to rescue the princess and restore justice in the Empire.

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Title Star Wars V: The Empire Strikes Back = Das Imperium Schlägt Zurück

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Director Directed by Irvin Kershner

Subjects Dubbed

Time 124 min.

Description The battle to save the galaxy from the evil Empire rages on.

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Title Star Wars VI: Return of the Jedi = Die Rückkehr der Jedi-Ritter

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Director Directed by Richard Marquand

Subjects Dubbed

Time 131 min.

Description Luke Skywalker rescues his friends, Han Solo and Princess Leia, from Jabba the Hutt, and wages his own battle against Darth Vader.

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Title Sternflüstern II: Jenseits des Polarkreises

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Subjects Documentary

Time 174 min.

Description Three long months experienced by two German families in the Arctic Polar circle.

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Title Sternflüstern: Das Sibirien-Abenteuer = Star Whisperers: The Siberia Adventure

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Subjects Documentary

Time 174 min.

Description Two German families live on Lake Baikal for five months. Accompanied by a ZDF film crew, two German families moved to a village on Lake Baikal in late Summer 2003 in order to live "the Siberian way" for five months. In a new generation of experience documentaries entitled Star Whisperers: The Siberia Adventure, every Tuesday at 20.15 from 20. January to 10. February ZDF reported on the lives of the two families in this Siberian village, from their arrival to their return to Germany.

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Title Steve Jobs

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Director Directed by Danny Boyle

Time 122 min

Description "Steve Jobs takes us behind the scenes of the digital revolution, to paint a portrait of the man at its epicenter. The story unfolds backstage at three iconic product launches, ending in 1998 with the unveiling of the iMac." -IMDb Pro

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Title Suck Me Shakespeer = Fack Ju Göhte

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Director Directed by Bora Dagtekin

Subjects Comedy

Description A comedy that follows an ex-con who lands a position at a school that sits over the spot where money from one of his earlier robberies was stashed.

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Title (T)Raumschiff Surprise - Periode 1

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Director Directed by Michael Herbig

Subjects Comedy

Time 87 min.

Description Hundreds of years after humans have settled on Mars, Regulator Rogul (Rehberg) and Lord Jens Maul (Kavanian), lead a force of Martians to Earth in order to conquer the planet. Queen Metaphor (Kling) looks to the gay heroes aboard the spaceship Surprise -- Captain Kork (Tramitz), Mr. Spuck (Herbig), and first engineer Schrotty (Kavanian) -- for help.

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Title Tadellöser & Wolff

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Director Directed by Eberhard Fechner

Subjects TV

Time 192 min.

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Title Tales From Europe: The Devil's Three Golden Hairs

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Director Directed by Egon Schlegel

Subjects Sci-Fi, Fantasy, Family, Brothers Grimm

Time 88 min.

Description Adaptation of Grimm's fairy tale "Der Teufel mit den drei goldenen Haaren"

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Title Tatort: Cenk Batu, Undercover Agent

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Director Various

Time 531 min.

Description Born in Germany to Turkish parents, Cenk Batu is an undercover agent with the State Bureau of Investigation (LKA) in Hamburg. His ability to analyze people and situations is put to good use as he works on a wide variety of cases ranging from industrial espionage and financial crimes to terror cells and political assassinations. Cenk Batu is part of the Tatort series, Germanys longest-running TV crime franchise. EPISODE 1 - ON THE SUNNY SIDE: Cenk Batu has been working for months as part of a risky undercover mission on the premises of the Petermann company, an ostensibly reputable contractor. Now, of all times, Batu is sent to the hospital with a new assignment: adopting the role of a Turkish small-time criminal. EPISODE 2 - URBAN WARFARE: Cenk Batu is conducting an investigation with Hamburg's SEK (Central Assignment Command) and apparently, some members of the unit have been illegally selling information to foreign powers. EPISODE 3 - FORGET-ME-NOT: Cenk Batu is sent undercover as press relations officer Sinan Afra by the LKA, the German State Office of Criminal Investigation, to trace an industrial spy. Someone with international connections has been leaking secret construction plans. EPISODE 4 - A LIFE FOR A LIFE: Cenk Batu has been planted as a driver for an organ dealer ring. When he is told to pick up 14-year-old Amelie, the girl manages to escape. Cenk is now under pressure: on the one hand, the organ dealers want him to hand over the girl, on the other he is responsible for an LKA failure. EPISODE 5 - THE ROAD TO PARADISE: Disguised as a radical Muslim, Cenk Batu's new assignment leads him directly to Islamic circles: he has to infiltrate a terror cell in Hamburg, which is planning a devastating assassination in the port city. EPISODE 6 - THE BALLAD OF CENK AND VALERIE Batu's latest assignment takes him behind the scenes of the financial world. He's collecting evidence to use against an inadequately transparent system of illegal financial transactions.

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Title Thank You for Smoking

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Director Directed by Jason Reitman

Time 88 min

Description "Satirical comedy follows the machinations of Big Tobacco's chief spokesman, Nick Naylor, who spins on behalf of cigarettes while trying to remain a role model for his 12-year old son." - IMDb Pro

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Title The 1,000 Eyes of Dr. Mabuse = Die Tausend Augen des Dr. Mabuse

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Director Directed by Fritz Lang

Subjects Horror, Thriller

Time 99 min.

Description The swanky Hotel Luxor is the locus of a ten-year crime spree. Every room is watched from a surveillance headquarters in the basement of the hotel, and a gang of criminals taking their orders from a mysterious leader's recorded voice plan crimes, including the theft of military secrets and the explosion of a nuclear weapons plant. Police commissioner Kras and his men relentlessly search for clues, while hotel guests Marion, a suicidal young woman, and Travers, a millionaire planning to buy the nuclear weapons plant, spark up a romance. Dubbed in English.

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Title The Baader Meinhof Complex

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Director Directed by Uli Edel

Subjects Action, Biography, Crime

Time 143 min.

Description Germany in the 1970s: Murderous bomb attacks, the threat of terrorism and the fear of the enemy inside are rocking the very foundations of the yet fragile German democracy. The radicalised children of the Nazi generation lead by Andreas Baader, Ulrike Meinhof and Gudrun Ensslin are fighting a violent war against what they perceive as the new face of fascism: American imperialism supported by the German establishment, many of whom have a Nazi past. Their aim is to create a more human society but by employing inhuman means they not only spread terror and bloodshed, they also lose their own humanity. The man who understands them is also their hunter: the head of the German police force Horst Herold. And while he succeeds in his relentless pursuit of the young terrorists, he knows he's only dealing with the tip of the iceberg. Summary written by Constantin Film

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Title The Big Lebowski

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Director Directed by Joel Coen

Subjects Comedy, Dubbed

Time 112 min.

Description "The Dude" Lebowski is mistaken for another Lebowski who is rich and owes some thugs a lot of money. After Dude comes home one day to find that the thugs have broken in and ruined his favorite carpet, he vows to get even.

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Title The City Named Desire = Sehnsucht Berlin

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Director Directed by Peter Zach

Subjects Documentary

Time 92 min.

Description SEHNSUCHT BERLIN zeichnet ein Stadtporträt aus dem Blickwinkel von »Berlinern auf Zeit«. Der Dokumentarfilm zeigt Durchreisende und in der Stadt gebliebene KünstlerInnen, die über ihr Leben, ihre Arbeiten und ihre persönlichen Erfahrungen berichten. Er begleitet StipendiatInnen des Berliner Künstlerprogramms DAAD an jene Orte, die sie historisch befreiend oder zwingend erlebten, sie faszinierten und wesentlich in ihren Arbeiten beeinflussten.SEHNSUCHT BERLIN erzählt Erlebnisse aus über vierzig Jahren Nachkriegsgeschichte, von Stimmungen des kalten Krieges bis zur Ankunft eines Neuberliners in der Zeit nach dem Fall der Berliner Mauer.

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Title The Counterfeiters = Die Fälscher

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Director Directed by Stefan Ruzowitzky

Subjects Drama, WWII

Time 95 min.

Description The Counterfeiters is the incredible true story of the largest counterfeiting operation in history, set up by the Nazis in 1936. Salomon "Sally" Sorowitsch is the king of counterfeiters. He lives a bourgeois life of cards, booze and women. Suddenly his luck runs out when he's arrested and thrown into a Nazi concentration camp. His exceptional skills are spotted and he is forced to help the Nazis in an organized counterfeit operation set up to help finance the war effort and flood the British and American economies with fake currency. Faced with a moral dilemma, Salomon must decide whether his actions, which could prolong the war and risk the lives of fellow prisoners, are ultimately the right ones.

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Title The Dark Knight

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Director Directed by Christopher Nolan

Subjects Dubbed, Action, Crime, Drama

Time 146 min

Description "When the menace known as the Joker wreaks havoc and chaos on the people of Gotham, the caped crusader must come to terms with one of the greatest psychological tests of his ability to fight injustice." --IMDb

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Title The Edge of Heaven = Auf der anderen Seite

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Director Directed by Fatih Akin

Subjects Drama

Time 116 min.

Description Fatih Akin, the critically-acclaimed director of HEAD-ON, weaves overlapping tales of friendship and sexuality into a powerful narrative of universal love. Six characters are drawn together by circumstances-an old man and a prostitute forging a partnership, a young scholar reconciling his past, two young women falling in love, and a mother putting the shattered pieces of her life back together. Akin's piercing sense of the human condition and contemporary world events charge these hyperlinked stories into a multi-cultural powder keg.

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Title The Forest For the Trees = Der Wald vor lauter Bäumen

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Director Directed by Maren Ade

Subjects Drama

Time 81 min.

Description Melanie leaves home to become a teacher, armed with alternative methods and bright-eyed optimism. Soon enough, though, storm clouds begin to form: she's tortured by her students and rejected by her colleagues. There's no comfort in her personal life, either, as loneliness begins to take its toll. Eager for some kind of companionship aside form the creepy Thorsten, the only co-worker her age, Melanie orchestrates a "chance meeting" with her attractive neighbor and begins to insinuate herself into her neighbor's life.

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Title The Golden Goose = Die goldene Gans

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Director Directed by Siegfried Hartmann

Subjects Family, Fantasy, Brothers Grimm

Time 64 min.

Description Klaus lives with his two brothers Kunz and Franz in a little village. Together, they ply their trade as cobblers in a small workshop. But the workload rests mainly on the shoulders of ill-treated Klaus. When Kunz and Franz go off into the forest to chop wood for fuel they run into an old woman who asks them for some wine and bread. Rudely and gruffly, they refuse her request and return home without any wood. Klaus then has to set out and he meets the old woman as well. He gladly offers her his frugal meal which is suddenly turned into pancakes and good wine. In addition, he receives a golden goose for his kindness. The bird possesses a an unusual characteristic: all those who are prying, nosy, envious and rapacious get stuck to it and become glued to one another. On his subsequent journey, Klaus therefore collects a weird, motley following. This sight even makes the melancholy princess laugh. Whoever can make her laugh, the king has pro-claimed, shall have her for his wife. But in view of the prospective bridegroom's poverty, the king sets Klaus to new tasks. Klaus carries them out with much skill and even manages to disentangle the stuck-together human snake. The king has no choice but to agree to the wedding.

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Title The Hangover

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Director Directed by Todd Phillips

Subjects Comedy, Dubbed

Time 100 min.

Description A Las Vegas-set comedy centered around three groomsmen who lose their about-to-be-wed buddy during their drunken misadventures, then must retrace their steps in order to find him.

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Title The Harmonists / The Comedian Harmonists

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Director Directed by Joseph Vilsmaier

Subjects Music, WWII

Time 115 min.

Description Based on a true story, The Harmonists portrays the rise and fall of a successful vocal group in Germany that was disbanded in 1934 as part of the mounting persecution of Jews. The Comedian Harmonists did comic and romantic songs in intricate harmony, and were extremely popular, but as the Nazis became more powerful, the group were forbidden to sing songs by Jewish composers--and finally, because three of their members were Jewish, they were banned from performing in public.

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Title The Last Laugh

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Director Directed by Bud Fisher

Subjects Animation, Comedy, Short

Time 91 min.

Description \A hotel doorman is demoted to washroom attendant, but has the last laugh.

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Title The Legend of Rita = Die Stille nach dem schuss

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Director Directed by Volker Schlöndorff

Subjects Drama, Romance

Time 101 min.

Description This political thriller, set in the final years of the Cold War, recounts the struggles of a young West German woman member of a terrorist group (loosely based on the real Baader-Meinhof gang). When the group disbands, she goes into hiding with an invented identity in East Germany. She struggles with the realities of a Communist state while keeping the distant ideal of socialism

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Title The Matrix

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Director Directed by Lana Wachowski and Lilly Wachowski

Subjects Dubbed

Time 131 min

Description "A computer hacker learns from mysterious rebels about the true nature of his reality and his role in the war against its controllers." --IMDb

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Title The New Earth = Die Tochter des Samurai = Atarashiki tsuchi

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Director Directed by Arnold Fanck and Mansaku Itami

Time 106

Description "A young man returns to Japan from Germany with a girlfriend, but discovers that his family has already chosen a wife for him. After the German woman rejects him, he must make an arduous odyssey through stunning scenery to prevent the Japanese woman from throwing herself into a volcano. Together they settle with their son on newly occupied land in recently conquered Chinese Manchuria." - Library Catalog

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Title The Princess And The Warrior = Der Krieger Und Die Kaiserin

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Director Directed by Tom Tykwer

Subjects Drama, Mystery, Romance

Time 133 min.

Description Young nurse Sissi lives a secluded life, seemingly entirely devoted to her patients at Birkenhof asylum. Her first encounter with ex-soldier and drifter Bodo has a lasting impact. He causes an accident that results in her lying under a truck, unable to breathe. While he provides life-saving first aid, mesmerized Sissi begins to wonder whether he may be the man of her dreams. But when she tracks him down weeks later her affection is rejected, as Bodo is stuck somewhere between a traumatic past and a criminal future.

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Title The Quest = Der Herausforderung

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Director Directed by Jean-Claude Van Damme

Subjects Action, Adventure, Drama

Time 90 min.

Description A group of gentlemen of fortune visits a legendary "Lost City", located in Tibet. They plan to steal a priceless statue "Golden Dragon" during the martial arts tournament.

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Title The Singing Ringing Tree

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Director Directed by Francesco Stefani

Subjects Adventure, Family, Fantasy, Brothers Grimm

Time 70 min.

Description In a quest to win the love of a beautiful but self-centered princess, a handsome prince sets out in search of the magical singing, ringing tree, which the princess ardently desires. He stumbles upon the tree in an enchanted garden ruled by a wicked dwarf. The dwarf allows him to take the tree under one condition: the prince must secure the princess's love before nightfall or he will turn into a bear. This indeed comes to pass. The bear employs cunning to bring the hardhearted princess to the magic garden, where deprived of her beauty and power, her heart gradually softens. She makes friends with all of the animals and falls in love with the gentle bear, and eventually her beauty is restored. The dwarf, recognizing that his plans have been foiled, lures the princess away from the enchanted wood. This makes way for the final, happy climax.

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Title The Story of Little Mook = Die Geschichte vom kleinen Muck

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Director Directed by Wolfgang Staudte

Subjects Family, Fantasy

Time 96 min.

Description In a faraway place in the Orient lives a little old hunchbacked man.The Children there constantly tease and taunt him, until one day he charms them with the story of his life: A little boy called Mook is banished from his home by his mean relayives after the death of his father. he sets out into the desert to seek his fortune and encounters a strange old woman. Locked in her hut, he comes across a pair of magic running slippers and a wand, which can divine buried treasures. Convinced that he has found his fortune, Mook moves on to the next town, where he becomes a superior sprinter in the Sultan's court. Mook's rapid advancement arouses the envy of the courtiers, who involve him in an intrigue and succeed in hounding him from the palace. Yet, the adventures of Little Mook do not end here....

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Title The Testament Of Dr. Mabuse = Das Testament des Dr. Mabuse

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Director Directed by Fritz Lang

Subjects Horror, Thriller

Time 122 min.

Description Locked away in an asylum for a decade and teetering between life and death, the criminal mastermind Dr. Mabuse has scribbled his last will and testament: a manifesto establishing a future empire of crime. When the document's nefarious writings start leading to terrifying parallels in reality, it's up to Berlin's star detective to connect the most fragmented, maddening clues in a case unlike any other. Fritz Lang's film reunites the director with the character that had effectively launched his career, and Lang puts slogans and ideas expounded by the Nazis into the mouth of a madman, warning the audience of an imminent menace, which was soon to become a reality. A landmark of mystery and suspense for countless espionage and noir thrillers to come, this is the complete, uncut original director's version in a stunning new transfer. The two-disc special edition also includes the alternate French-language version of the film and a wealth of other supplemental materials.

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Title The Wave = Die Welle

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Director Directed by Dennis Gansel

Subjects Drama, Thriller

Time 107 min.

Description Germany today. During project week, a popular and unorthodox high school teacher, in an attempt to stir up his lethargic students, devises an experiment that will explain what totalitarianism is and how it works. What begins with harmless notions about discipline and community builds into a real movement: The Wave. Within days, The Wave s uniformly attired students begin ostracizing and threatening others, and violence boils just below the surface. Sensing danger, the teacher decides to break off the experiment. But it may be too late The Wave has taken on a life of its own and is out of control. Based on a true story, THE WAVE chillingly shows just how easily the seeds of fascism can be sown.

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Title The White Ribbon = Das Weisse Band

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Director Directed by Michael Haneke

Subjects Drama, History, Mystery

Time 144 min.

Description Strange events happen in a small village in the north of Germany during the years just before World War I, which seem to be ritual punishment. The abused and suppressed children of the villagers seem to be at the heart of this mystery.

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Title The Women of Rosentrasse / Rosenstraße

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Director Directed by Margarethe von Trotta

Subjects WWII

Time 136 min.

Description After the death of her father, Hannah becomes concerned with the strange behavior of her mother. As her mother's troubled childhood is revealed, Hannah realizes how little she ever knew. In Rosenstrasse, two stories blend to create a vibrant tapestry of love and courage. The film depicts a family drama of estrangement between a mother and her daughter, and the story of German women who staged a protest on Rosenstrasse to free their Jewish husbands from certain extermination.

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Title The Wonderful, Horrible Life Of Leni Riefenstahl = Die Macht Der Bilder: Leni Riefenstahl

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Director Directed by Ray Müller (III)

Subjects Documentary, Biography, History

Time 188 min.

Description A documentary about the life and work of Leni Riefenstahl, a German film director most notorious for making the most effective propaganda films for the Nazis.

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Title The World's Greatest Animation: The Wonderful, Horrible Life of Leni Riefenstahl

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Director Directed by Ray Müller

Subjects Documentary, Biography, History

Time 105 min.

Description A documentary about the life and work of Leni Riefenstahl, a German film director most notorious for making the most effective propaganda films for the Nazis.

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Title Tischlein Deck Dich

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Director Directed by Ulrich König

Subjects Family, Fantasy, Romance, Brothers Grimm

Time 60 min.

Description Goofy farm boy Max Klopstock seems good for nothing, although the mean goat makes him look worse then he actually does. Feeling an utter disappointment to his dad, he decides to follow his two brothers' example, wandering out of the village to learn a profession. Emil and Jockel become carpenter and miller, learning those trades regularly. Max first adopts a vagrant rascal dog and trough his own honesty gets apprenticed by a tailor. He makes slow progress, but by inventing the overall saves his master from bankruptcy. each brother gets a magical gift before returning home. The miller's donkey, under whose tail gold is produced, and the carpenter's table which magically produces any desired meal, get stolen by an inn-keeping couple. Max uses his gift, a self-propelled cudgel, to make them return the rest black and blue.

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Title Toni Erdmann

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Director Directed by Maren Ade

Subjects Comedy, Drama

Time 163 min.

Description Winfried rarely sees Ines since she left for a high-powered corporate job. So when he drops by to visit, the two quickly find themselves at odds as his quirky antics clash with her slick lifestyle. Determined to be a part of her world, Winfried reappears as alter ego "Toni Erdmann," an outrageous life coach who turns his daughter's career plans upside-down. In the course of all the madness, the two discover that maybe they have more in common then they imagined.

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Title Trace of Stones = Spur der Steine

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Director Directed by Frank Beyer

Subjects Comedy, Drama, Romance

Time 133 min.

Description A film about living and working conditions in the GDR of the 60's Includes a little love story of course.

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Title Transfer

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Director Directed by Damir Lukacevic

Subjects Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller

Time 94 min.

Description In a futuristic society where the wealthy get to live forever by swapping bodies with refugees, an elderly couple explores this opportunity with harsh consequences.

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Title Traumfischer

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Subjects Comedy

Time 174 min.

Description Reality Tv series in which 2 German families travel to Tonga and have to survive on food they can catch or harvest themselves.

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Title Triumph of the Will = Der Triumph des Willens

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Director Directed by Leni Riefenstahl

Subjects Documentary, WWII

Time 110 min.

Description Leni Riefenstahl's classic propaganda film about the Sixth Nazi Party Congress at Nuremberg in 1934. Seemingly an objective recording of an historical event, the film is a tour-de-force of montage. Troops of Hitler youth at play and in reverence, ranks of laborers and parades of stormtroopers, and close-ups of Hitler all create a mystic primitive union between the dictator and his followers that transforms the film into an ode to the Nazi unity of Germany.

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Title Türkisch für Anfänger = Turkish for Beginners

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Director Directed by Bora Dagtekin

Subjects Drama, TV

Time 150 min.

Description Parts 1-6 Set in the German capital Berlin, the series centers around a German woman and single mother of a teenage daughter, who starts a relationship and decides to live together with a widowed Turkish father and his two teenage children.

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Title Türkisch für Anfänger = Turkish for Beginners

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Director Directed by Bora Dagtekin

Subjects Drama, TV

Time 150 min.

Description Parts 7-12 Set in the German capital Berlin, the series centers around a German woman and single mother of a teenage daughter, who starts a relationship and decides to live together with a widowed Turkish father and his two teenage children.

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Title Türkisch für Anfänger = Turkish for Beginners

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Director Directed by Bora Dagtekin

Subjects Drama, TV

Time 147 min.

Description Parts 13-18 Set in the German capital Berlin, the series centers around a German woman and single mother of a teenage daughter, who starts a relationship and decides to live together with a widowed Turkish father and his two teenage children.

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Title Türkisch für Anfänger = Turkish for Beginners

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Director Directed by Bora Dagtekin

Subjects Drama, TV

Time 147 min.

Description Parts 19-24 Set in the German capital Berlin, the series centers around a German woman and single mother of a teenage daughter, who starts a relationship and decides to live together with a widowed Turkish father and his two teenage children.

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Title Türkisch für Anfänger = Turkish for Beginners

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Director Directed by Bora Dagtekin

Subjects Drama, TV

Description Parts 25-30 Set in the German capital Berlin, the series centers around a German woman and single mother of a teenage daughter, who starts a relationship and decides to live together with a widowed Turkish father and his two teenage children.

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Title Türkisch für Anfänger = Turkish for Beginners

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Director Directed by Bora Dagtekin

Subjects Drama, TV

Description Parts 31-36 Set in the German capital Berlin, the series centers around a German woman and single mother of a teenage daughter, who starts a relationship and decides to live together with a widowed Turkish father and his two teenage children.

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Title Un tranquillo posto di campagna = A Quiet Place in the Country = Das Verfluchte Haus

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Director Directed by Elio Petri

Subjects Drama, Thriller

Time 102 min.

Description "A popular painter, plagued by nightmares that he and his lover/sales agent are engaging in bizarre, ritualistic, sadistic sexual acts, seeks to escape the city and rent a house in the country." - IMDB

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Title Under the Pavement Lies the Strand = Unter dem Pflaster liegt der Strand

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Director Directed by Helma Sanders-Brahms

Description "Renowned German director Helma Sanders-Brahms made her feature-film debut with this potent drama about a politically motivated couple who struggle in the calm that followed the student rebellions and demonstrations of the late 1960s. The heady days of 1968 brought sweeping socio-political changes in Germany, but the subsequent years have been a letdown for Grischa and Heinrich, who are starring in a successful play on the Berlin stage. Grischa, Heinrich, and their friends spend the night talking about their lives and their futures, as the rift between their revolutionary zeal and the pressures of their adult lives increase." -- Amazon

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Title Verliebt in Berlin = That's Life

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Director Directed by Joris Hermans, Andreas Morell, Klaus Kemmler, Cornelia Dohrn, Sabine Landgraeber, Hands-Henning Borgelt

Subjects Romance

Time 175 min.

Description Lisa Plenske is the protagonist of this telenovela, set in the often cold and superficial fashion business. Living in a rural suburb of Berlin, the honest and polite young woman tries to get a job in the big city and surprisingly becomes personal assistant of David Seidel, CEO of the fashion company "Kerima". As Lisa doesn't look like a supermodel, she has to bear the prejudices and nasty remarks of her colleagues in the beginning and, superfluously, falls in love with the engaged David. Nevertheless, due to her warm character and her abilities, she more and more gets involved into the personal and professional relations in the company... Episodes 1-7

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Title Verliebt, Verlobt, Verloren = In Love, Engaged, Lost

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Director Directed by Sung Hyung Cho

Time 89 mins

Description "This documentary follows the story of young men from North Korea, who are learning and studying in the 1950s in the German Democratic Republic. There they are falling in love with German women. Some of them are getting married and get children. In the early 60s they are suddenly ordered home to North Korea and have to leave back their women and children. The movie is telling the story from the view of the women and children." - IMDb

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Title Verschwende deine Jugend = Play It Loud!

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Director Directed by Benjamin Quabeck

Subjects Comedy, Drama

Time 87 min.

Description The year is 1981, the German New Wave is at the peak. Harry, otherwise Sparkasse trainee, wants to make it big as a manager of the band of his friends, Apollo Schwabing. He has booked the band as the opening act for a concert where the group DAF are the headliners.

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Title Victoria

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Director Directed by Sebastian Schipper

Subjects Crime, Drama, Romance

Time 135 min.

Description A young Spanish woman who has recently moved to Berlin finds her flirtation with a local guy turn potentially deadly as their night out with his friends reveals a dangerous secret.

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Title Viehjud Levi = Jew-Boy Levi

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Director Directed by Didi Danquart

Subjects Drama

Time 87 min.

Description A Peaceful, Isolated Community is engulfed by the hatred and violence of the outside world in this taut drama set in pre-war Germany. Levi, the Jewish cattle dealer, makes his annual trip to a remote farming village to conduct his usual business, and, if all goes well, to win the hand of farmer Horger's lovely daughter, Lisbeth. But things have changed since Levi's last visit. The poison of Nazi propaganda has infected the town, and this once serene haven has become alien and dangerous. Although he swears that he has no enemies, Levi realizes that he has become a target and that for Lisbetha and him, time is running out. 1999

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Title Vincent wants to Sea

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Director Directed by Ralf Huettner

Subjects Drama

Time 95 min.

Description Best Picture and Best Actor Winner at the 61st Annual German Film Awards. The Hollywood Reporter describes Vincent Wants to Sea as a "sleeper hit". Vincent Wants to Sea tells the story if a Tourette's sufferer named Vincent who is institutionalized by his father following his mother's death. Vincent escapes from the hospital with Marie and Alexander, fellow patients each with their own problems. They set out on a trip towards the Mediterranean Sea in Italy, the place where Vincent's mother asked as her dying wish to have her ashes spread.

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Title Von Caligari zu Hitler = From Caligari to Hitler

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Director Directed by Rüdiger Suchsland

Subjects Documentary, Biography, History

Time 118 min

Description "Focuses on the Weimar Republic (1918-1933) and its 'collective spirit' in cinema. The purpose of film as a cultural tool is examined. Based on celebrated sociologist Siegfried Kracauer's seminal book 'From Caligari to Hitler' (1947)." --IMDb

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Title Was ist los in Hauptstraße 117? = What's going on in no.117 Hauptstrasse?

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Time 148 min.

Description Representative of virtually every social class come together in a block of flats in a typical German town. In this series you can witness the passions and hopes, the problems and opportunities of people in post reunification Germany. The adventure of a 75-year-old pensioner, for example, or the difficulties of a German-Czech immigrant family with three young children. The job stress and love life of a self-employed single woamn, or people in their early twenties experiencing life as a couple for the first time.

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Title Was Tun, Wenn's Brennt = What to do in Case of Fire

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Director Directed by Gregor Schnitzler

Subjects Action,Comedy, Drama

Time 101 min.

Description When a twenty-year-old bomb explodes in an abandoned mansion in modern-day Berlin, the evidence points to a notorious late 1980s anarchist group. As the police start looking for them, the six former rebels reunite for the first time in 12 years to come up with a plan to protect themselves. But sparks fly when the group must reconcile their youthful ideals with their new lives and pick up the pieces of the relationships they left behind.

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Title Weissensee - The Weissensee Saga

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Director Directed by Friedemann Fromm

Subjects TV, Drama

Time 244 min.

Description "The Weissensee Saga is a sweeping family saga of conflicting loyalties, betrayal, love and hope, set in 1980s East Berlin. Uwe Kockisch (Donna Leon's Brunetti) stars as Hans Kupfer, a Stasi officer whose youngest son, Martin, falls in love with the daughter of a dissident singer. Their love affair sets events into motion which affect both families over a turbulent decade." --Cover

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Title Wer wenn nicht wir = If Not Us, Who?

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Director Directed by Andres Veiel

Subjects Biography, Drama

Time 124 min.

Description West Germany, early 1960s. Star crossed lovers Bern and Gudrun begin a life long affair in the stifling atmosphere of provincial Germany. Setting out to challenge the establishment they become part of the global uprising joining forces with leftist writers and political activists. By the late 60s Gudrun has joined the Baader pro-violence gang and Bern risks his sanity to finally writing a novel to change the world. An emotional true story of an explosive era starring August Diehl (Inglourious Basterds, Salt).

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Title Werden sie Deutscher

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Director Directed by Britt Beyer

Subjects Documentary

Time 84 min.

Description For ten months, the camera accompanies participants of an integration course at a Berlin adult education center. In 600 language lessons and 45 hours of orientation course, adults from 15 different countries not only learn the German language, but they are also taught how to behave in Germany: You do not give chocolates to an official of the immigration office and you have to "open" an appointment come exactly the minute, because "time is money". Become German shows the migrants' troubles to arrive, and contrasts their all-day experiences with the image that Germans design in the teaching materials of themselves.

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Title Western

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Director Directed by Valeska Grisebach

Subjects Drama

Time 121 min.

Description A group of German construction workers start a tough job at a remote site in the Bulgarian countryside. The foreign land awakens the men's sense of adventure, but they are also confronted with their own prejudice and mistrust due to the language barrier and cultural differences. The stage is quickly set for a showdown when men begin to compete for recognition and favor from the local villagers.

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Title Wie Feuer und Flamme = Never Mind the Wall

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Director Directed by Connie Walter

Subjects Drama, Romance

Time 95 min.

Description Germany 1982: The country is divided into two parts. Nele, coming from West-Germany, travels to East-Germany where she meets Captain, singer of a band. They fall in love with each other, but the regime "takes care" of their relationship, meaning: They can not see each other again. Germany 1990: The country is reunited. Nele starts searching for her lost love.

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Title Willkommen auf Deutsch

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Director Directed by Carsten Rau, Hauke Wendler

Subjects Documentary, Biography

Time 90 min

Description The people of a village in northern Germany welcome a wave of refugees, however, their arms are open out of obligation only, and citizens attempt to take legal action to make sure the refugees are relocated.

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Title Willkommen bei den Hartmanns = Welcome to Germany

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Director Directed by Simon Verhoeven

Subjects Comedy, Drama

Time 116 min.

Description "A well-off Munich family offers boarding to a refugee. Diallo from Nigeria soon makes friends among the family members, but they are tested when they have to face racism, bureaucracy and terror suspicions because of him." -IMDb Includes Specials: Making Of; Deleted Scenes; Outtakes; Young Stars; Die Familie; Triff die Hartmanns...

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Title Windstärke 8

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Director Directed by Dominik Wessely

Subjects TV

Time 180 min.

Description TV series episodes 1-4

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Title Wings Of Desire = Der Himmel über Berlin

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Director Directed by Wim Wenders

Subjects Drama

Time 127 min.

Description Wings of Desire is one of cinema's loveliest city symphonies. Bruno Ganz is Damiel, an angel perched atop buildings high over Berlin who can hear the thoughts - fears, hopes, dreams - of all the people living below. But when he falls in love with a beautiful trapeze artist, he is willing to give up his immortality and come back to earth to be with her. Made not long before the fall of the Berlin wall, this stunning tapestry of sounds and images, shot in black and white and color by the legendary Henri Alekan, is movie poetry. And it forever made the name Wim Wenders synonymous with film art.

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Title Winter Sleepers = Winterschlafer

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Director Directed by Tom Tykwer

Subjects Drama, Romance, Thriller

Time 124 min.

Description Beautiful blonde translator Rebecca lives with her boyfriend, ski instructor Marco, in a small mountain villa owned by her friend, nurse Laura. Rene, a cinema projectionist, steals Marco's car while in a daze and gets into a car crash with local farmer Theo, whose daughter, after being in coma for a time, dies. Rene suffers from partial short term memory loss and starts a relationship with Laura. Meanwhile Marco is looking for the man who stole his car and Theo - for the man who killed his daughter.

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Title Wir Sind Die Neuen

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Director Ralf Westhoff

Time 92 min.

Description "Three old friends from college move back in together in an apartment in Munich for financial reasons." - IMDB

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Title Wir Wunderkinder = Aren't we wonderful

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Director Directed by Kurt Hoffmann

Subjects Comedy

Time 108 min.

Description A biting and effective semi-experimental film about Nazism in Germany, director Kurt Hoffmann tells the story in a long flashback, starting in 1913 and playing out like a silent movie on a small screen. Every once in awhile, the action scenes, which are narrated in a voiceover, are paused for a little ironic piano music and accompanying lyrics. Hans (Hansjorg Felmy) is an anti-Nazi journalist who loses his job because he will not join the party. Bruno (Robert Graf) is a dim-witted, brutal, pro-Nazi follower who joins up to gain the recognition he desires. Years later, Bruno is a ruthless industrialist whose Nazi tactics and philosophy have not changed at all, and Hans is a VIP editor now dedicated to exposing men like Bruno for what they were during the war. The result and the accompanying commentary are quite hard-hitting.

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Title Wonder Woman

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Director Directed by Patty Jenkins

Subjects Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Dubbed

Description "Diana, princess of the Amazons, trained to be an unconquerable warrior. Raised on a sheltered island paradise, when a pilot crashes on their shores and tells of a massive conflict raging in the outside world, Diana leaves her home, convinced she can stop the threat. Fighting alongside man in a war to end all wars, Diana will discover her full powers and her true destiny." --IMDB

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Title Work Hard Play Hard

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Director Directed by Carmen Losmann

Subjects Documentary, News

Time 90 min.

Description "All about non-territorial office space, multi-mobile knowledge workers, Blackberries and Miles&More. A documentary about the removal of boundaries in the working place." -IMDb

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Title Wunschkonzert = Request Concert

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Director Directed by Eduard von Borsody

Subjects Drama, History, WWII

Time 97 min.

Description At the Olympic games in Berlin 1936 Inge Wagner falls in love with Luftwaffenleutnant (Airforce Lieutenant) Herbert Koch. They want to marry, but he receives orders to go to Spain - incognito, without permission for any contacts to his friends and relatives. Inge is still waiting for him. After the beginning of WW II, German radio starts broadcasting the "Wunschkonzert für die Wehrmacht" - a program made of requests from the soldiers. He hears the song he wanted to hear, and so does Inge. A friend of Inge, who hopes she is willing to marry him, comes to the same squadron where Koch flies. Koch and Inge arrange a date at a Hamburg restaurant, but he and Ilse's friend are shot down the day before. In the hospital Koch finds out that he and his friend love the same girl. He thinks they are already engaged and is willing to give her up.

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Title Yella

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Director Directed by Christian Petzold

Time 89 min.

Description Yella is estranged from her possessive and violent husband; but he can't quite bring himself to give her up. When their fraught interaction finally comes to dramatic conclusion, Yella's life takes an odd shift.

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Title You Are Wanted: Season 1

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Director Directed by Richard Kropf

Subjects Drama, Thriller, TV

Time 272 min.

Description Lukas Franke (Matthias Schweighöfer) is the victim of a cyber-crime attack. All his personal data, web and social media profiles get hacked and he gets accused of being involved in eco-terrorism. Lukas struggles to prove that he is innocent. His family, friends and colleagues doubt his innocence and start suspecting him. Lukas tries to find out who is behind the cyber-attacks and finds another victim, Lena Arandt, with whom he tries to solve the situation.

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Title Zwartboek = Black Book

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Director Directed by Paul Verhoeven

Subjects Drama, Thriller, WWII

Time 146 min.

Description original audio track is Dutch AND German "In the Nazi-occupied Netherlands during World War II, a Jewish singer infiltrates the regional Gestapo headquarters for the Dutch resistance." - IMDB

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Title Zwei Mütter = Two Mothers

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Director Anne Zohra Berrached

Subjects Drama

Description Two Mothers is a drama about a lesbian married couple, Katja and Isabella, who decided to have a child in Germany, a country that imposes so many legal issues, high fees and other obstacles in a very difficult process. They agreed to find a sperm donor but not a father, so they can educate the child without any exterior interference. Like many lesbian couples in Germany they have to find out that the road to a common child is much harder than expected.

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Title Zwei Mütter = Two Mothers

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Director Anne Zohra Berrached

Subjects Drama

Description Two Mothers is a drama about a lesbian married couple, Katja and Isabella, who decided to have a child in Germany, a country that imposes so many legal issues, high fees and other obstacles in a very difficult process. They agreed to find a sperm donor but not a father, so they can educate the child without any exterior interference. Like many lesbian couples in Germany they have to find out that the road to a common child is much harder than expected.

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Title Zwischen Welten = Inbetween Worlds

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Director Directed by Feo Aladag

Subjects Drama, War

Time 98 min

Description German soldier Jesper signs up for a mission in Afghanistan, despite having lost his brother during an operation in the war-torn country. Jesper and his squad are assigned to protect a village outpost from increasing Taliban influence. With the help of young and inexperienced interpreter Tarik, Jesper seeks the trust of the local community and the allied Afghani militia. More than ever, he discovers the immense differences between the two worlds. When Tarik's life is threatened by the Taliban, conflicted Jesper is torn between his military obligations and his conscience.

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