Director Michael “Bully” Herbig's spectacular and thrilling true story of two ordinary families’ extraordinary escape from East to West Germany in a homemade hot air balloon.
In true Brechtian style, director Joachim A. Lang and his outstanding cast enthusiastically bring to life true events that followed the huge success of Bertolt Brecht’s 'Threepenny Opera'.
The celebrated and controversial classic 1931 film version of Bertolt Brecht’s The Threepenny Opera, which follows underworld anti-hero Macheath and his rivalry with Jonathan Peachum, the “beggar king” of London.
Against the backdrop of its 100th anniversary this documentary portrays the fascinating history of Walter Gropius’ Bauhaus, one of our century's most influential architectural schools that still shapes our society today.
In a darkly evocative and brutally stark return to German cinema, Hollywood writer-director Robert Schwentke presents the arresting true tale of the wartime impostor Willi Herold.
All hilarious hell is set to break loose as childhood friends Paul (Florian David Fitz) and Toni (Matthias Schweighöfer) make an impossible vow to rid themselves of all possessions for 100 days.
From Markus Goller, the director of Friendship!, comes this captivating road trip comedy that delves into the heart of brotherhood starring Lars Eidinger and Bjarne Mädel.
A charming road movie about grumpy, hard-done-by gardener Schorsch who escapes his old life, finding new experiences and even happiness as he explores the German skies.
Tour-de-force performances from an A-list cast tell the story of Middle East expert Martin, who sets out to investigate two linked terrorist attacks.
Moritz Bleibtreu stars as forensic scientist Paul whose daughter is abducted in terrifying circumstances in genre expert Christian Alvart’s nerve-wracking psychothriller, based on the international best-seller by Sebastian Fitzek.
No actors, no script, no fake emotions. This experimental fiction debut of Tamer Jandali follows seven adults on their search for a balance between emotional security and sensual fulfilment.
A family dinner goes awry when Thomas (Florian David Fitz) and his girlfriend announce their intention to name their son Adolf in this social satire and German box office hit.
A well-to-do couple’s search for a slave turns into pure comedy pandemonium in award-winning director Oskar Roehler’s deliciously twisted satire about class divisions.
Award-winning actor Frederick Lau leads this enthralling thriller about a former pro footballer and jailbird sucked into the dangerous world of sports-betting and match-fixing.
When a diamond heist goes wrong, an unlikely friendship between a robber and her hostage is formed in this all-star, action-fueled comedy that packs a punch.
The legendary story of Bert Trautmann, Manchester City’s first German goalkeeper, is exquisitely portrayed in this romantic, life-affirming biography.
This tender and humorous mosaic of stories about the struggles and conflicts that come with middle age charmed audiences at its premiere at the 2018 Locarno Film Festival.
Fourteen-year-old Maik travels through East Germany with his new friend Tschick during the summer holidays. A road movie like no other.
Packed with fast-paced excitement and lots of humour Help, I Shrunk My Parents is fun for the whole family.
Twelve-year-old Sue loves superheroes. When her mother is kidnapped, Sue tries to track her down with the help of her new friends Tobi and App.
Jim Button, his buddy Luke the Engine Driver and Emma the Locomotive live on the little island of Morrowland. One day, they set out on a great adventure.
Ten-year-old Liliane is not a normal girl, she can talk to animals. When an elephant baby is kidnapped by pet traders, her talents are put to the test.
13-year-old Amelie embarks on climbing a summit in the Alps despite a medical condition. Bart, a young enigmatic cow herder becomes her best friend and supporter.
Based on the popular novel by Ingo Schultz this is an offbeat love story about a tailor and a waitress set against the backdrop of a disintegrating 1989 East Germany.
With sensibility, affection, and humour, multi-award-winning director Andreas Dresen presents this moving and endearing portrait of the beloved East German folk singer and songwriter Gerhard “Gundi” Gundermann.
Alexandra Maria Lara delivers a superb performance as the ex-prisoner of a Russian Soviet labour camp forced to remain silent about her experiences in order to retain her freedom.
Garnering over 100,000 admissions across its opening weekend in Germany, Cold Feet is a charming romantic comedy that forces a petty burglar together with a stroke patient (Heiner Lauterbach) and his granddaughter.
Powered by Susanne Wolff’s outstanding performance, Styx bravely depicts the Western world’s indifference towards the refugee crisis telling the story of a woman who takes a life-changing solo yacht trip.
Valerie Pachner delivers a standout performance as Lola, a workaholic torn between the corporate world and family life in writer-director Marie Kreutzer’s pertinent psychological thriller-meets-drama.
Presented in the New Directors section at San Sebastián and at Zurich Film Festivals, this is a methodical portrait of a well-known top athlete who turned into a serial offender.
Competing in both San Sebastián and Toronto Film Festivals, Swiss director Simon Jaquemet’s psychological thriller boldly approaches spiritualism with a scepticism that both challenges and embraces people’s capacity to believe.