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Granny nanny

This isn't how Karin, Gerhard, and Philippa imagined their retirement: instead of enjoying their free time they feel bored, useless and, old. In the search for a new perspective, they become 'Granny-Nannies,' and each ge...

Phoenix
Blu-ray
2016
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Set in a rubble-strewn Berlin in 1945, is like no other film about post-World War II Jewish identity. After surviving Auschwitz, a former cabaret performer, her face disfigured and reconstructed, returns to her war-ravag...

The invisibles

While Nazi propaganda minister Josef Goebbels infamously declared Berlin 'free of Jews' in 1943, 1,700 Jewish Berliners managed to survive in the Nazi capital. Claus Rafle's gripping docudrama traces the stories of four ...

Dream factory

Emil arrives at DEFA Studio Babelsberg to begin working as an extra when he falls in love with a French dance-double, Milou. Though it's love at first sight, they are torn apart when East Germany closes its border and er...

The Golden Glove

Based on the best-selling novel of the same name, acclaimed filmmaker Fatih Akin delivers a gruesome tale of notorious German serial killer Fritz Honka as he haunts Hamburg's red-light district in the 1970s, frequenting ...

13 minutes

During Hitler's anniversary speech on November 8, 1939, a man is arrested on the Swiss border for possession of suspicious objects. Just minutes later, a bomb explodes in the Munich Burgerbraukeller, immediately behind t...

Bye bye Germany

Frankfurt, 1946. David Bermann and his Jewish friends have escaped the Nazi regime and are now dreaming of leaving for America. But how will they get the money in these tough post-war times? The smooth-talking businessma...

The German lesson

Siggi Jepsen, a young man in juvenile detention, must write an essay on "The Joys Of Duty" as part of his punishment. The topic overwhelms Siggi so much, he suffers at first from writer's block. Once put in solitary conf...

Western

An intense, slow-burning thriller, this film follows a group of German construction workers installing a hydroelectric plant in remote rural Bulgaria. The foreign land awakens the men's sense of adventure, but tensions m...

Axolotl Overkill

Mifti is sixteen, looks like she's twelve, acts like she's in her mid-thirties and has lived with her half-siblings in a shared Berlin apartment since the death of her mother. As she mourns her deceased mother, she begin...

Styx

ER doctor Rike (Susanne Wolff) embarks on a one-woman solo sailing trip to Ascension Island in the Atlantic Ocean. When Rike comes across a sinking ship of refugees, she is quickly torn out of her contented and idealized...

Never look away
Blu-ray
2019
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Even after German artist Kurt Barnert escaped from East Germany into West Germany, he is tormented by his childhood under the GDR-regime and the Nazis.

Crescendo

When world-famous conductor Eduard Sporck accepts the job to create an Israeli-Palestinian youth orchestra, he is quickly drawn into a tempest of sheer unsolvable problems. Having grown up in a state of war, suppression ...

Heimat is a space in time

Thomas Heise dives into four generations of his own family archives to trace the profound cultural and political upheaval of Germany's last century.

Fox and his friends

A lottery win leads not to financial and emotional freedom but to social captivity in this wildly cynical classic about love and exploitation. A suggestible working-class innocent lets himself be taken advantage of by hi...

In the aisles

An affecting and bittersweet glimpse into the shared connections of a motley group of nightshift workers at a big box store, including the reclusive newbie Christian and the charming but mysterious Marion.

In my room

Lost in life and beset by a recent passing, Armin has nowhere to go and just as much to show for himself. Fate (or something like it) intervenes when Armin awakes one morning and discovers that seemingly all of humanity ...

Eldorado

Markus Imhoof's Swiss family took a young Italian girl in as a refugee during the aftermath of World War II, but she was ultimately sent back to Italy. Imhoof delves into this life-changing experience of personal loss an...

Hagazussa

A young fifteenth-century goatherd slowly begins to discover an ancient presence deep in the dark woods years after her mother's horrifying demise. In a time when pagan beliefs or witches spread fear into the minds of ru...

Amateur teens

A group of normal 14-year-old teenagers at a secondary school in Zürich with the normal yearnings for love and acceptance. But the power of social media, with its high-gloss selfies and perpetual pressure towards cooler ...

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