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  • Original Copy

    In the heart of Mumbai lives Sheikh Reh-man, the city‘s last painter of film posters. His studio is run in the old masters‘ style - behind the screen of "Alfred Talkies“, a crazy old Hindi-Film cinema. He works to a backdrop of film sound - curses, shots, kisses. This is Rehman‘s realm, over whi...

  • Postcard From Pyongyang

    Shot during two trips to North Korea in 2013 and 2017, filmmakers Gregor Möllers and Anne Lewald provide a rare glimpse of change in the notoriously closed country. As foreign tourists, they are not allowed autonomy or spontaneity, and their itinerary is arranged for them in advance by guides who...

  • Guru

    The Seventies. A quest for spirituality and sexual freedom. In England, young Hugh Milne hears the voice of spiritual teacher Bhagwan Shree Rajneesh on an audiotape and travels to India in search of his own self. Sheela Patel, a young Indian woman, is brought to the charismatic guru by her father...

  • The Milk System

    There’s one thing milk stands for — health. It’s seen as natural and nutrient-rich. Which is exactly what makes it so attractive for the market. But is it really that healthy? We set out to take a critical look at the milk system. Along the way, we’ll meet farmers, dairy owners, politicians, lobb...

  • Beer A Love Story

    What makes a good beer? Who runs the show? How to survive as a small independent brewery? On behalf of six personal stories Friedrich Moser’s new documentary feature BEER. A LOVE STORY takes a deep dive into the international beer industry and the second most consumed beverage on the globe.

  • Berlin Bouncer

    BERLIN BOUNCER tells the story of Berlin, from a divided city to the party metropolis of today, through the eyes of its most legendary doormen. Frank Künster came in the 1980s to study in Berlin while Smiley Baldwin was still guarding the wall as an American GI. Behind the wall lived Sven Marquar...

  • Contradict

    When two friends collect money for the so-called “suffering in America” in the streets of Accra, is it for fun, political provocation, or a prophecy? Two Swiss filmmakers will answer these questions with the help of seven musicians from Ghana — M3NSA, Wanlov The Kubolor, Adomaa, Worlasi, Akan, Mu...

  • Die Toten Hosen

    The German punk rock super group Die Toten Hosen is a phenomenon of superlatives. In this music documentary Cordula Kablitz-Post accompanies the legendary and most successful German-speaking rock band on one of their biggest tours in band history, both in the limelight and backstage with „access ...

  • Fly Rocket Fly

    Elon Musk and his company SpaceX aren't the first private venture to attempt to make it into space. This is the amazing story of Lutz Kayser, an aerospace engineer from southwestern Germany, who founded a private company, OTRAG, to develop and produce a satellite launch vehicle. Advised by Wernhe...

  • Bunch Of Kunst

    Thanks to their sweary rants about modern England, Nottingham duo Sleaford Mods have been called "the voice of Britain" by their fans, "Britain's angriest band" by the Guardian, and "The world's greatest rock 'n' roll band" by Iggy Pop. Jason Williamson, a former chicken factory worker and father...

  • Ostkreuz

    OSTKREUZ, today’s most famous photographers’ agency in Germany, was founded with the Magnum agency as a role model in East Germany shortly after the fall of the Berlin Wall in 1990.
    Today 20 photographers from East and West organize it. Each one has their own working practices and approaches, but...

  • Weapon Of Choice

    A cult object of Austrian invention and a bestseller in the USA and worldwide: the Glock. The semiautomatic rapid- fire weapon is one of Austria’s export hits, but not a lot about its questionable meaning reaches the public realm. Like a thriller, this investigative and precisely researched docum...