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Valie Export

DE
1973
Experimental
10’

Unmittelbar vor der Kamera sitzend schnitzt sich Valie Export regungslos mit einem Messer in die Fingernagelhaut. Das geöffnete Fleisch und […]

US
2013
Dokumentarvideo
38’

In ’Ricerche: Three’ Sharon Hayes is engaging in a conversation with 35 students who are enrolled in an all women’s […]

NL
2017
Experimental
2’

A short video essay on randomness, storytelling and disrupted stories of NSU victims. e video is part of the SPOTS […]

& das gegenteil von glück

Lütfiye Güzel

DE
2020
Poetry Clip
10’
OF

A cinematic walkabout. Glances up at the sky. The pigeons. Dirty and groggy. The footsteps. Slow and reluctant. The dreams. […]

#theircatsaswell

Lisbeth Kovacic

AT
2016
Animation film
4’

This film features the WhatsApp chats between an Austrian activist and two Syrian refugees, who made their way to Germany […]

TR / FR / DE
2009
Feature Film
110’

»While Ali is prepared to start over and face the chaos of the new, the fragile little Mr Mithat – […]

CA
2014
Experimental Documentary
2’

»Hari was the first person I knew to use the pronoun ›They‹.« In the voice-over of this film, the director’s […]

GB
2011
Animation film
8’

12 Sketches on the Impossibility of Being Still is a collection of animated experiments exploring the spaces where nothing happens: […]

143 Wagnisse

Claudia Roemmel

CH
2009
Experimental
1’

In 2009, Claudia Rommel began a video project which involved 143 »completely normal people« prepared to take a risk without […]

17 Girls

Delphine and Muriel Coulin

FR
2011
Feature Film
90’

»We wouldn’t be like our parents.« »Never.« »16 years age difference, that’s perfect.« »There wouldn’t be any generation conflict.« »They […]

1974

Katelijne Schrama

NL
2011
Documentary
13’

In the 1970s, disguised as a steward and unarmed, Dutch policeman Wim Bokkers worked as a security officer on KLM […]

1974

Katelijne Schrama

NL
2011
Documentary
13’

In the 1970s, disguised as a steward and unarmed, Dutch policeman Wim Bokkers worked as a security officer on KLM […]

2000m² and a Garden

Tama Tobias-Macht

DE
2012
Documentary
40’

A magnificent century-old mansion in an exclusive suburb of Cologne is home to two women and their unique collection of […]

2011 12 30

Leontine Arvidsson

SE
2013
Short film
3’

»I am interested in relationships, how we react to differences and adaptations and the gap between the public and the […]

DE
1975/76
Short film
7’

Girlfriends at the bowling alley. They decide themselves what’s appropriate. Film Series New Archives

5050

Hector Dockrill

2016
Music video
ES
2021
Short film
7’
OmeU

Fascinated by artificial insemination, Luiza Gonçalves sets out to investigate banana trees: Why do so many of them grow in […]

US
1982/1991
Short film
25’

»Roll 23 of my Five Year Diary chronicles the period from 1 September to 13 December 1982. It describes a […]

A Choice, Maybe Not

Jenny Man Wu

CN
2014
Short film
7’

Because she cannot decide on a particular shampoo among the thousand look-alikes on the supermarket shelves, the young woman leaves […]

DE
1961
Short film
11’

In staged fast-forward mode, a mother and father document a typical day in their lives. Film Series New Archives

A Dysfunctional Cat

Susan Gordanshekan

DE
2018
Feature Film
90’
OmU

Tired of looking for the right partner, Mina and Kian decide to have an arranged marriage. Mina has been in […]

A Family Submerged

María Alché

AR / BR / DE / NO
2018
Feature Film
91’

The life of mother-of-three Marcela (Mercedes Morán) changes dramatically when her sister Rina suddenly dies. While clearing out Rina’s apartment, […]

AU
2017
Feature Film
20’

Singing loudly, laughing wildly, dancing crazily and crying quietly, twelve 12-year-old girls declare the stage a place of self-presentation: »Today, […]

A Girl at My Door

July Jung

KR
2014
Feature Film
119’

Young-nam, a promising young policewoman from Seoul, is transferred to a small fishing village as a disciplinary measure. The locals […]

US
2014
Feature Film
99’

»It’s like Sergio Leone and David Lynch had an Iranian rock ’n’ roll baby, and then Nosferatu came and babysat […]

A Letter to My Mother

Amina Maher

DE / IR
2020
Experimental
19’
OmU

In a filmic letter to her mother, Amina Maher examines the psychological consequences of the violence she experienced as a […]

A Little Christmas Story

Åsa Sjöström, Mari Marten-Bias Wahlgren

SE / FI
1999
Feature Film
56’
DF

A little teddy bear’s wondrous journey through snowy Sweden. A Christmas tale for young film fans. It’s the pre-Christmas season […]

IL
2017
Animation film
6’

A lonely journey home through a fantastical underwater world. Reality and fantasy come together in a love letter written to […]

FR / IN
2021
Documentary
97’
OmU

A box of letters is found on the campus of the Film and Television Institute of India. Signed by a […]

A Piece of Summer

Marta Minorowicz

PL
2010
Documentary
24’

It’s the last days of the summer holidays. A grandfather, who lives and works in the Bieszczady Mountains, awaits the […]

A Quiet Resistance

Therese Koppe

DE
2019
Documentary
74’
OF

»What actually happened to the biographies of the female artists who were educated and trained in the GDR and worked […]

A Quiet Resistance

Therese Koppe

DE
2019
Documentary
74’

»What actually happened to the biographies of the female artists who were educated and trained in the GDR and worked […]

DK
2017
Documentary
54’

It all begins with a coincidence: Artist and author Eva Tind discovers not only that she has moved into the […]

A Self-Made Man

Lori Petchers

US
2013
Documentary
56’

A Self-Made Man examines the complexities of gender identity through an intimate portrait of trans youth advocate Tony Ferraiolo. Gender […]

A Shell

Maya Tiberman

IL
2013
Spielfilm
8’

A boy finds a sea shell on a beach. In his hands, the shell develops magic powers and turns the […]

A Short Affair (and) Going Crazy

Anne Charlotte Robertson

US
1982/1996
Short film
24’

»Roll 22 of my Super 8 work Five Year Diary chronicles the period from 23 August to 1 September 1982. […]

A Short Video about Tate Modern

Emma Wolukau-Wanambwa

2003/2005
Short film

A Short Video about Tate Modern discusses public culture and the limits of visibility in spaces and moments in which […]

NL
2006
Documentary
26’

In A shtetl that’s no longer there, the director’s mother – Sonia Honigmann Pach – prepares »Yiddish vrennekes« just like […]

AF
2018
Documentary
80’

In her impressive documentary A Thousand Girls Like Me director Sahra Mani follows the courageous pursuit of a young woman […]

A Unique Boutique

Shana Moulton

US
2013
Short film
10’

»There is a store in Fresno, California, near where I grew up, called A Unique Boutique. I was always intrigued […]

US
2019
Experimental
14’
OFe

In 1995, Barbara Hammer released her filmic autobiography Tender Fictions. She deconstructs the genre and keeps her version fragmentary and […]

BR
2021
Feature Film
26’
OmU

An older lesbian biker meets a group of four younger queer people in a pub who live together in a […]

A Woman Captured

Bernadett Tuza-Ritter

HU / DE
2017
Documentary
89’

According to human rights organisations, there are 45 million cases of modern-day slavery worldwide. Bernadett Tuza-Ritter’s documentary is dedicated to […]

A Young Girl in Her Nineties

Valeria Bruni Tedeschi, Yann Coridian

FR
2016
Documentary
85’

Well-known choreographer Thierry Thieû Niang runs a dance workshop for Alzheimer patients in the geriatric department of Charles Foix d’Ivry […]

DE
1942
Short film
4’

Women conductors working for the Bochum-Gelsenkirchen Tramway Company during the war.

Actual People

Kit Zauhar

US
2021
Feature Film
84’
OmU

This film will also be available online on our VoD platform from March 29 to April 10, 2022. Please note: […]

Adam

Maryam Touzani

MA / FR
2019
Feature Film
98’

»Death does not belong to the women.« – Abla »Very little is really ours.« – Samia Abla, a widow, is […]

Adriana’s Pact

Lissette Orozco

CL
2017
Documentary
96’

When Lissette Orozco was younger, she had a favourite aunt, Adriana, who now lives in Australia. While visiting her family […]

Afer/Life

Puck Lo

US
2018
Documentary
15’

In the Arizona desert by the Mexican border, the US simulates war and bombs fake Middle Eastern villages. Meanwhile, Border […]

After the Empire

Elodie Pong

CH
2008
Short film
15’

An orchestration of face-to-face conversations between various late icons of pop culture and political history, including Marilyn Monroe, Elvis Presley […]

After the War

Annarita Zambrano

IT / FR
2017
Feature Film
92’

In 2002, France ended the Mitterand doctrine which protected Italian far-left terrorists who had fled to France from extradition. In […]

After/Life

Puck Lo

US
2018
Documentary
15’

In the Arizona desert by the Mexican border, the US simulates war and bombs fake Middle Eastern villages. Meanwhile, Border […]

Aggregate

Marie Wilke

DE
2018
Documentary
92’

Fragments from a country undergoing evolution: Aggregate gathers observations from Germany in 2016 and 2017. SPD parliamentarians in a training […]

AÏCHA

Laura Bleck, Faraz Shariat

DE
2020
Documentary
22’
OF

»Why have you changed my name?« – »Because you write it like that in Germany« – »But my name’s written […]

CA
2020
Documentary
19’

Tunis, November 2019. A group of women is gathered at Saïda the hairdresser’s on the eve of the presidential election. […]

Alaska

Oxana Kuvaldina

RU
2020
Animation film
7’
OW

We present the spirit of the Alaska Peninsula! Instead of casting a shadow, the young husky creates northern lights. These […]

Alba

Ana Cristina Barragán

EC / MX / GR
2016
Feature Film
98’

Alba, eleven years old, passes her days in silence. She is shy and embarrassed about recent developments in her body. […]

Aleph

Narcisa Hirsch

AR
2005
Experimental
1’

For legendary Argentine writer Jorge Luis Borges, the »Aleph« was a point in the universe that combines all other possible […]

Alice Remixed

Karin Fisslthaler

AT
2017
Short film
11’

A collage of texts, illustrations, TV series, comics, computer games, live-action and animated films from the media fundus on Alice’s […]

DE
2014
Animation film
7’

Not being part of this world – this is a feeling many adolescents share when spots suddenly start to appear, […]

US
2021
Documentary
174’
OmeU

»Why are you filming?« Jin asks her sister Qiong, who’s holding the camera. »To know what you went through as […]

All Cats Are Grey

Savina Dellicour

BE
2014
Spielfilm
85’

Dorothy is in the middle of an identity crisis. To the outside world, her family appears to be perfect: father, […]

Alle meine Blumen

Dorit Kiesewetter

DE
2017
Short film
5’

Alles Neu

Eefje Blankevoort

NL
Documentary
19’

8-year-old Tanans looks round the classroom, wide-eyed. He can’t understand a word of the other children’s merry chat, and all […]

Alltag nach dem Krieg

Elisabeth Wilms

DE
1948/81
Documentary
15’

Here in 1947 we can still see the extent of Dortmund’s devastation. People are living under harsh conditions in cellars […]

Along the G-Line

Marianna Christofides

DE
2010
Experimental
2’

A seven year old boy is turning cartwheels along the UN buffer zone which divides the city of Nicosia. The […]

DE
1960
Short film
10’

»Women’s work in the Ruhr« as reported by WDR TV in the 1960s.

Alt-Dortmund unzerstört

Elisabeth Wilms

DE
1942/43
Documentary
3’

A film fragment of the Dortmund city centre before destruction. We see among other things the Horn Player Fountain, a […]

Always Together

Eva Tomanova

CZ
2014
Documentary
77’

A sunny hillside in the Bohemian Forest is the setting for this portrait of an unusual family. The parents and […]

Ama-zona

Narcisa Hirsch

AR
1983
Experimental
11’

The film shows a transformation based on the legend of Greek mythology: a woman becomes an Amazonian warrior and takes […]

an Anna

Denise Riedmayr

DE
2020
Feature Film
21’
OF

Anna whiles away the last few days of summer together with her clique of friends… it’s all about crude language, […]

FR
1910/1911
Short film
11’

Two well-heeled couples are hoping for an evening of thrills in a low dive currently the talk of the local […]

An Ode to Vaginismus

Catrine Val

DE
2017
Experimental
5’

In An Ode to Vaginismus, Indian poet Divya Dureja recites her eponymous poem which verbalises the shame and pain felt […]

And we still speak German Today

Clara Winter, Miguel Ferráez

DE / MX
2019
Experimental Documentary
16’

»If you rest, you rust. Do you understand that?« Recordings from the integration course “Living in Germany” are discussed outside […]

Andenborstengürteltier

Angela Christlieb

AT
2020
Music video
1’
OF

The opening track of the eponymous album by Viennese underground combo Blueblut lasts just 41 seconds. Accompanied by minimalist percussive […]

DE
1969/70
Documentary
28’

»The sober and candid description of the personal and professional conditions of a young saleswoman raises our awareness of the […]

SE
2002
Experimental
3’
OW

»My work has three main characteristics. One is my interest in the relation between animals and humans. In my Animal […]

Animali

Elisabeth Wilke

DE
2020
Experimental Documentary
15’
OF, dt. eingespr.

It’s summer in Rome. Everyone’s sitting somewhere cool. Only nine-year-old Emma roams around her neighbourhood, which is located right next […]

animistica

Nikki Schuster

AT / DE / MX
2018
Experimental

Organic textures found in Mexico’s natural landscapes are captured frame by frame in macroscopic view. The sequences are morphed into […]

Anna Müller-Lincke kandidiert

Anna Müller-Lincke (Artist)

DE
1919
Short film
13’

In Anna Müller-Lincke kandidiert (Anna Müller-Lincke runs for office) the actress appears as an election-fighting feminist. The film promotes active […]

US / UK
2018
Music video
6’

The video is part of an hour-long multimedia installation called Glass Handel. Next to live painting and music performance, the […]

Anton’s Right Here

Lyubov Arkus

RU
2012
Documentary
110’

»I remember how shocked I was when I read an essay written by Anton, my future hero: ›people‹, I read […]

Apart

Diana Cam Van Nguyen

CZ
2018
Animation film, Short film
10’

»It tears your head apart«: Three young people talk about losing a loved one. How enormously painful it is to […]

Apologies

Anne Charlotte Robertson

US
1983-90
Short film
16’

»A collection of apologies made in order to get over feelings of guilt and to treat some anxiety neuroses. I […]

Arab Blues

Manele Labidi

FR / TN
2019
Feature Film
88’
OmU

A charming, light-hearted comedy set in Tunis at the time of the Arab spring. Selma moved to France with her […]

Aren’t You Happy?

Susanne Heinrich

DE
2019
Feature Film
80’

„How did I become everything I never wanted to be?“ – The melancholic girl A young woman drifts through a […]

Aria

Myrsini Aristidou

CY / FR
2017
Feature Film
13’

Seventeen-year-old Aria works at Jimmy’s, a kebab joint in Athens. She is due to have her next driving lesson with […]

Arlette – Mut ist ein Muskel

Katharina Diessner (DoP)

DE
2015
Documentary
84’

Arlette is a 15-year-old girl from the Central African Republic all too familiar with the horrors of war. A support […]

AM
2013
Documentary
11’

The British Museum in London holds a large collection of early-history artefacts from Armenia, including a head in bronze of […]

Arms (Mary Ocher)

Mary Ocher

DE
2017
Music video
4’

Images of firearms are widespread in Israeli society. They are just as present on the streets as mothers with buggies. […]

DE
2017
Experimental
7’

High up in the north of Norway, somewhere in the periphery, a curator is coming to visit. The artist who […]

Ash and Money

Tiit Ojasoo, Ene-Liis Semper

EE
2013
Documentary
98’

»The fact that politics doesn’t interest you doesn’t mean that politics is indifferent towards you.« – Ash and Money Political […]

Atomic Garden

Ana Vaz

BR / PT
2018
Experimental
8’
OW

»In the late summer hours, Aoki Sadako tends to her flowering garden. Before nightfall, she returns to the temporary residency […]

Au Bal de Flore

Alice Guy

FR
1900
Short film
2’

Dance and pantomime from a spectacle at the »Olympia«, as performed by the ladies Lally and Julyett.

Audienzen – Strategien der Selbstbehauptung

Tina Bara, Barbara Metselaar Berthold

DE
2007
Documentary
52’

Four women behind the camera: film-makers Barbara Metselaar Berthold and Tina Bara accompany the photographers Evelyn Richter (born 1930) and […]

Auf den Zweiten Blick

Sheri Hagen

DE
2011
Feature Film
92’

This charming romantic comedy is about blindness, both in the literal and in the figurative sense. We only really take […]

Aurora

Paz Fábrega

CR / MX
2021
Feature Film
90’
OmU

This film has been nominated for the Audience Award endowed with 1,000 euro. Please vote after watching the movie. You […]

Ausencias

Tatiana Huezo

MX / SV
2015
Documentary
28’

Lulú is now just a shadow of her former self since the day four years ago when her husband and […]

Authority

Marit Östberg

DE
2009
Short film
16’

A woman is caught by a police officer in the act of painting graffiti on a wall. She runs from […]

Ayhan and Me

belit sağ

TR / NL
2016
Experimental
15’

An incisive video-essay explicitly discusses its own production and censorship, which examines the power of images, the roles and responsibilities […]

Ayiti mon Amour

Guetty Felin

HT / US
2016
Feature Film
82’

Haiti, five years after the earthquake, in a coastal town forgotten by the rest of the world. The memory of […]

Babyteeth

Shannon Murphy

AU
2019
Feature Film
117’

To outsiders, they appear to be a well-off, bourgeois-liberal family. Henry is a psychiatrist, his wife Anna a laid-back creative […]

Bad Hair

Mariana Rondón

VE / PE / AR / DE
2013
Feature Film
93’

»I wouldn’t want our film to be simply pressed into a political scheme which then has you view it not […]

BE / FR
2016
Feature Film
95’

The 26-year-old Ana works as an assistant on a film shoot. For the past few hours, she has been driving […]

Bananaland

Loukia Alavanou

GR
2017
Experimental Documentary
17’

In Bananaland, Loukia Alavanou combines pictures from the banana farming village of Los Ángeles in southern Ecuador with a mix […]

Bandar Band

Manijeh Hekmat

IR / DE
2020
Feature Film
77’
OmU

This film has been nominated for the Audience Award endowed with 1,000 euro. Please vote after watching the movie. You […]

Bangla Surf Girls

Elizabeth D. Costa

CA
2021
Documentary
84’
OmeU, dt. eingespr.

»Change takes time, and comes with frustrations, with ups and downs. Shobe and Ayesha are role models, they can change […]

Bann

Nina Könnemann

DE
2011
Short film
8’

 The scene is downtown London, and Nina Könnemann observes various employees hid away in the niches and passageways of office […]

Beauty-Kit

Pleix

FR
2001
Music video
2’

A Beauty-Kit for breast augmentation, liposuction, nose reshaping and jaw correction – a kit specifically aimed at young girls. The […]

DE
1994/2017
Web video
56’

A young woman describes her reaction to the arson attack in Mölln in the early 90ies.

Becoming Animal

Emma Davie, Peter Mettler

CH / UK
2018
Documentary
78’
OmU

PLEASE NOTE: Becoming Animal runs only on June 17 at 8 p.m. at Schauburg Dortmund. You can’t buy tickets for […]

Becoming Black

Ines Johnson-Spain

DE
2019
Documentary
91’

»In a country where any deviation from its norm was considered an existential threat, the birth of a black child […]

Becoming Black

Ines Johnson-Spain

DE
2019
Documentary
91’

»In a country where any deviation from its norm was considered an existential threat, the birth of a black child […]

Being Impossible

Patricia Ortega

VE / CO
2018
Feature Film
89’

A feature film about intersexuality, Yo, Imposible finds ways to visualise society’s attitudes to normative gender stereotypes that highlight the […]

Believe in Miracles

Britta Wandaogo

DE
2011
Documentary
81’

»My first video camera 1993. Dirk and I are sitting on a bed filming each other. I say to him: […]

Benedikt

Katrin Memmer

DE
2021
Documentary
72’
OmU

This film sees us follow beekeeper Benedikt. It’s a year marked by the rhythms of labour, destinies and rituals. Benedikt […]

Benzine

Sarra Abidi

TN
2017
Feature Film
90’

Salem and Halima have heard nothing from their son for nine months. Ahmed, who earned a living smuggling petrol like […]

Bergig

Julia Daschner

DE
2012
Kurzspielfilm
34’

Bergig is the story of a love that cannot be. Jan is married with two children. Mona is 15 years […]

DE
1990
Documentary
75’

»…now we’re getting our butts kicked by the West, that’s what it looks like. Kids, some are against it, some […]

DE
1990
Documentary
75’

»…now we’re getting our butts kicked by the West, that’s what it looks like. Kids, some are against it, some […]

Berlin-Milieu. Ackerstraße 1973

Veronika Otten (Editor)

DE
1973
Documentary

The film document Berlin-Milieu. Ackerstraße 1973, edited by Veronika Otten, is visible evidence that the SFD made use of its […]

Berlin, Bahnhof Friedrichstraße 1990

Konstanze Binder, Lilly Grote, Ulrike Herdin, Julia Kunert

DE
1990
Documentary
85’
OF

June 1990: the border checkpoint is dismantled at Friedrichstraße rail station – a historic moment in which the world is […]

Best court ever

Cana Bilir-Meier

AT / DE
2017
Short film
3’

Abducted cleaning lady, abducted daughter or threatened girlfriend of a German man: on racist stereotypes in German TV. The video […]

US
2018
Documentary, Experimental Documentary
31’

Talena Sanders’ film is a correspondence through time with Mary MacLane, a journalist and pioneering film- maker who questioned social […]

Beyoncé

Lisa Dreykluft

DE
2013
Documentary
5’

»I made myself a key for the city’s lightbox ads and so removed or borrowed the posters that showed women […]

DE
2015
Short film
5’

»I had a strange dream the other day. I’m outdoors somewhere, walking across a large lawn which belongs to a […]

AT / FR / DE
2015
Experimental
11’

A crowd of people gather around the famous marble sculpture Hermaphrodite endormi in the Louvre in Paris. Categorising remarks and […]

Binsen

Helga Fanderl

FR / DE
2003
Short film
2’

Binti

Frederike Migom

BE / NL
2019
Feature Film
82’
DF

Elias is a quiet boy who is determined to protect the endangered okapi in Africa. Congo-born Binti, on the other […]

Binti

Frederike Migom

BE
2019
Feature Film
90’

»I like strong characters, as long as they are not too perfect. Binti is the heroine, but she is also […]

Bipolar

Queena Li

CN
2021
Feature Film
111’
OmeU

This film will also be available online on our VoD platform from March 29 to April 10, 2022. Please note: […]

Birds

Pleix

FR
2006
Music video
3’
OW

»These are not dogs« could be a title loosely adapted from Magritte. Man’s best friend is liberated from the force […]

Birds of Passage

Olivier Ringer

BE / FR
2015
Feature Film
83’

When Cathy gets a duck egg from her father for her tenth birthday, she doesn’t quite know what to make […]

Bisheh!

Mary Ana

SE
2016
Experimental
15’

Bisheh (thicket) was the name of a small anarchist- feminist group to which Mary Ana and her friend Shen belonged. […]

Biting the Dust

NEOZOON

DE
2021
Short film
13’
OmU

A found-footage film about Christian ideas of life after death. Do Christians and their beloved animals get reunited in the […]

Black Bus Stop

Claudrena N. Harold, Kevin Jerome Everson

US
2019
Documentary, Experimental
9’

This film pays tribute to the Black Bus Stop, an informal yet iconic meeting spot for Black students on the […]

Black Girl Magik

Sanjay De Silva

2017
Music video

Black Hole

Johanna Reich

DE
2009
Experimental
2’

Johanna Reich’s video piece Black Hole examines the increasing intrusion of media in our everyday life by presenting a method […]

Black Rose

Hye Rim Lee

NZ
2021
Animation film
5’
OW

Since 2001, Lee has developed and refined her animated character TOKI as part of her ongoing TOKI/Cyborg project. TOKI, the […]

Blanka

Kohki Hasei

PH / IT / JP
2015
Feature Film
75’

»I’ve seen adults buying children. Just because I‘m a kid, can I not buy myself a mother?« Blanka battles her […]

Blind Date | MAMA

Catrine Val

LT
2013
Short film
7’

Blind Date | MAMA portrays the intimate relationship between internationally acclaimed dancer Andrius Strakele and his blind mother. We watch […]

Blind Date | MAMA

Catrine Val

LT
2013
Short film
7’

Blind Date | MAMA shows the intimate relationship of internationally acclaimed dancer Andrius Strakele with his blind mother. Hovering, abrupt, […]

Blindes Vertrauen

Allan Harmon

CA
2013
Feature Film
88’

Seventeen-year-old Alex dreams of flying, and of running for his school’s track team and taking part in the forthcoming competition. […]

Blood Below the Skin

Jennifer Reeder

US
2014
Feature Film
33’

»Nobody can make you feel inferior without your consent.« Eleanor Roosevelt / Graffiti in Blood Below the Skin Jennifer Reeder’s […]

Blow Up My Town

Chantal Akerman

BE
1968
Short film
11’

»You see an adolescent girl, 18 years old, going into a kitchen and doing ordinary things, but in a completely […]

Blue Moon

Alina Grigore

RO
2021
Feature Film
85’
OmeU, dt. UT

A small room. A young woman asleep in bed. She’s rudely awoken by her sister, other people enter. There’s no […]

blueberries – cerne jagody

Maja Nagel, Julius Günzel

DE
2013
Documentary
15’

»Here we bid farewell and let mourning take place […] If there is an accusation, it will not be voiced.« […]

blueberries – cerne jagody

Maja Nagel, Julius Günzel

DE
2013
Documentary, Short film
15’

»Here we bid farewell and let mourning take place […] If there is an accusation, it will not be voiced.« […]

Body

Małgorzata Szumowska

PL
2014
Feature Film
90’

»The body can impose terrible limits, it can become an obsession. To all intents and purposes, everything might be related […]

Body of Oz

Stephanie Müller, Klaus Erich Dietl

DE
2016
Experimental
5’

The short film Body of Oz makes references to the »happiest film ever made«, The Wizard of Oz, turning conservative […]

Body of War

Isabel Rocamora

GB
2010
Experimental Documentary
21’

Pictures of soldiers who repeat trained fighting rituals before the camera. Nobody dies and there are no victors. On the […]

Bonds

dani Tardif

CA
2018
Experimental, Short film
11’

A film about proximity, one room, two protagonists and an experiment to capture the process of bonding on film. Bonding […]

Borderhole

Amber Bemak, Nadia Granados

US
2017
Experimental, Short film
14’

Borderhole takes place on a mythical border area between Colombia and the United States. The piece explores imperialism, globalisation through […]

Borders (M.I.A)

Maya Arulpragasam (M.I.A.)

UK
2016
Music video
5’

Born in Evin

Maryam Zaree

DE / AT
2019
Documentary
98’

Director and actress Maryam Zaree embarks on a quest to find out the violent circumstances surrounding her own birth in […]

Boy

Isabelle Schapira

BE
2018
Feature Film, Short film
16’

It’s time today for Tatiana to say goodbye – quietly and secretly to a boy and to the time she […]

Boys

Quinn Wilson, Andy Madeleine

2018
Music video

Bruderland ist abgebrannt

Angelika Nguyen

DE
1991
Documentary
28’

Bruderland ist abgebrannt (Brotherland has burnt down) is dedicated to the fate of Vietnamese contract workers in the GDR whose […]

Bruderland ist abgebrannt

Angelika Nguyen

DE
1991
Documentary
28’

Bruderland ist abgebrannt (Brotherland has burnt down) is dedicated to the fate of Vietnamese contract workers in the GDR whose […]

Brunnen

Helga Fanderl

FR / DE
2000
Short film
3’

Buck Fever

NEOZOON

DE / FR
2012
Documentary
6’

The video film Buck Fever is a YouTube collage of recordings originally made by amateur hunters. It documents the hunters’ […]

Buried

Françoise Ellong

CM
2020
Feature Film
88’
OmU

This film has been nominated for the Audience Award endowed with 1,000 euro. Please vote after watching the movie. You […]

US
2016
Experimental
4’

On 5 October 2015, Belgian director Chantal Akerman took her own life. Film-maker and curator Vivian Ostrovsky had been a […]

C.K.

Barbara Visser

NL
2012
Documentary
52’

»What fascinates me is that freedom is essentially an illusion. Whether you’re an artist, an accountant or a criminal, the […]

US
2016
Documentary
70’

In 2016, Beth B completed her long-standing documentary film project about her mother, New York sculptor and painter Ida Applebroog. […]

Call of Beauty

Brenda Lien

DE
2016
Experimental
9’

Two girlfriends run a beauty channel on YouTube. Caught up in the beauty craze and constantly exposed to product placement, […]

Call of Comfort

Brenda Lien

DE
2018
Short film
9’

»Please agree to the terms and conditions to be a part of the Community,« says the Big Data crystal ball […]

Call of Cuteness

Brenda Lien

DE
2017
Experimental
4’

»While we watch the ›cat fail‹ of the day from a safe vantage point, all that remains invisible in this […]

DE
2017
Short film
4’

A found footage collage about young people who practice a form of guttural expression. Together they perform a gesture of […]

Callshop Istanbul

Hind Benchekroun, Sami Mermer

CA
2016
Documentary
89’

For anyone who travels, Istanbul has always been a hub and interlink point between Asia and Europe. The chaotic dynamics […]

Camp

Julia Charlotte Richter

DE
2017
Short film
10’

A small group of children has set up a temporary camp. Obviously, they are trying to evoke a certain kind […]

Camp Beaverton: Meet the Beavers

Ana Grillo, Beth Nelson

US
2013
Documentary
62’

Burning Man is an experiential art festival that lasts eight days in the Black Rock desert in northern Nevada. It […]

Canela

Cecilia del Valle

AR
2020
Documentary
77’
OmU

This film has been nominated for the Audience Award endowed with 1,000 euro. Please vote after watching the movie. You […]

Canned Dreams

Katja Gauriloff

FI
2012
Documentary
81’

Precisely what journey does your average can of ravioli go on before it comes to rest on the shelf in […]

Car Care

Lisa Domin

DE
2015
Experimental
11’

Cars were invented. Now they exist. We care about them. Therefore they drive. They are still there. I can see […]

Cat

Margaret Salmon

GB
2018
Silent film
3’
OW

Cats are self-sufficient creatures; they decide themselves which kind of relationship they want with people. And in #Cat# it’s a […]

Cat Lotto

Dagie Brundert

DE
2017
Experimental
3’

49 French fries forks stuck in 49 slimy cat food cubes. Which will be the first six that Tabi the […]

Catalogue

Daba Berman Duff

US
2014
Feature Film
6’

Catalogue shows pictures of furniture and objects in a catalogue, namely, designer items that would be the pride of any […]

Cave of Rotten Dreams

Dorit Kiesewetter, Carsten Knoop

DE
2012
Short film
3’

We are locked in history; prehistoric humans were not.

Celts

Milica Tomović

RS
2021
Feature Film
106’
OmeU, dt. UT

This film will also be available online on our VoD platform from March 29 to April 10, 2022. Please note: […]

Centauress

Deniz Şimşek

DE
2020
Documentary, Experimental
8’

A defining childhood experience gets the mind going and poses the question: How does memory work? At home, the TV […]

Centrefold

Ellie Land

UK
2012
Animation film
10’

Over the last ten years, the incidence of female genital cosmetic surgery has grown by no less than 500%. Ellie […]

Chao’s Transition

Susanne Mi-Son Quester, Mieko Azuma

DE
2021
Documentary
33’
OmU

Chao has always felt like a woman. In her mid-20s, she finally decides to transition. Born in Japan, she is […]

Charlie Surfer

Pia Strømme

NO / IE
2020
Documentary
16’
OmeU, dt. eingespr.

Ten-year-old Charlie has been diagnosed with Asperger syndrome. He’s proud of his diagnosis, but sometimes he feels left out and […]

Chevalier

Athina Rachel Tsangari

GR
2015
Feature Film
108’

Six well-off men cross the Aegean Sea on a luxury yacht. To pass the time while moored in a harbour […]

Chicks on Boards

Dörthe Eickelberg

DE / FR
2018
Documentary
80’
OmeU

A colourful cinematic journey with a positive message: Where there’s a will, there’s a wave! In some cultures, surfers are […]

FR
1905
Short film
2’

Using its nose, a dog can perform amazing tricks with a ball.

DE
2016
Animation film
16’

Mikasch lives with his family in the Warsaw ghetto. Chika the dog is his whole world. Like the other Jewish […]

DK
2013
Documentary
32’

A true wrestler never gives up! The Sumo wrestling championships are approaching, and for Chikara, nothing’s more important than qualifying […]

Children of Sarajevo

Aida Begić

DE / FR / TR / BA
2012
Feature Film
90’

»Basically, using ordinary peoples’ wartime video archives to illustrate Rahima’s memories, I wanted to share and explore the intimate recollections […]

Chiles en Nogada

Billy Roisz

AT
2011
Experimental
18’

Chiles en Nogada is a traditional Mexican dish. Its colours are those of the national flag and of its history […]

Chill Out

Philippa Price

2016
Music video

Chimpanzee

Saana Inari

FI / DE
2014
Short film
7’

Is it possible to change a person into something by giving her a name? A movement-based short film with a […]

Chinese Checkers

Betina Kuntzsch

2017
Animation film
15’

A collage of associations evoked by found objects. Her own family, three different Germanys including their treacherous subchapters. Her mother […]

DE
1971
Short film
3’

Two young mothers with their children. They are joined by the grandmothers. The children change arms. Film Series New Archives

City Penguin

Florinda Frisardi

DE
2020
Feature Film
10’
OmeU

It’s a hot summer’s day in Berlin. School is closed. Two bored sisters hang around at home in their stuffy […]

Civil Twilight at the Vernal Equinox

Emily Vey Duke, Cooper Battersby

US
2021
Experimental
14’
OFe

»We are the terraformers of this new landscape: where fuel pours forth from our bodies, where consumption and extraction are […]

Clair Obscur

Yeşim Ustaoğlu

TR / PL / DE / FR
2016
Feature Film
105’

Clair-obscur is a term that derives from historical renaissance painting – Chiaroscuro in art is the use of strong contrasts […]

Clara Sola

Nathalie Álvarez Mesén

SE / CR / BE / DE
2021
Feature Film
106’
OmeU, dt. UT

This film will also be available online on our VoD platform from March 29 to April 10, 2022. Please note: […]

DE
1974
Short film
5’

Claudia practices carnival choreographies in the living room, Grandma watches. Film Series New Archives

Cleo

Eva Cools

BE
2019
Feature Film
105’

After 17-year-old Cleo survives the devastating car crash that killed both her parents, she succumbs to post-traumatic stress disorder. She […]

Close Ties

Zofia Kowalewska

PL
2016
Documentary
18’

Forty-five years of marriage is an impressive anniversary. Barbara and Zdzisław could be proud of themselves – if it weren’t […]

US
2003
Documentary
33’

It all started back in the 1980s. Avid DJ Page Hordel assembled a collective of spirited girlfriends, and together they […]

Cluburlaub

Katharina Duve

DE
2015
Music video
4’
DE
2019
Documentary
98’

»The coalfields spat us both out. You dug them up once. We wanted to make a difference.« Grit Lemke The […]

Code Blue

Urszula Antoniak

NL / DK
2011
Spielfilm
81’

»Imagine if Death were to become a woman and living amongst us. She would be terrified and confused by Life. […]

Colombianos

Tora Mkandawire Mårtens

SE
2012
Documentary
90’

Fernando: »My body is perspiring like hell. I’m soaking wet. Isn’t there something that’ll make me calm?« Pablo: »In that […]

Colony Collapse Disorder

Martha Colburn

US
2013
Music video
4’

Commodity Fetishism

Catrine Val

DE
2012
Experimental
5’

Commodity Fetishism moves seamlessly between the realms of fashion and performance and criticism and comedy. Throughout this video, Catrine Val […]

DE
2017
Web video
2’

Only one day after the 2004 attack in Cologne, interior minister Otto Schily told the press that »a terroristic background […]

GB
2016
Experimental
68’

With Confessions to the Mirror, the experimental cinematic art of British artist Sarah Pucill reaches a new highpoint. Pucill dedicates […]

Controfigura

Rä di Martino

IT / FR / CH / MA
2018
Experimental Documentary
75’

The hybrid film is a phenomenon of contemporary film culture: in these films, a new, experimental way of narrative cinema […]

Convenient, Sacred, Blessed

Vika Kirchenbauer

DE
2015
Music video
3’

Copy Complete

Maria Auerbach

DE
2015
Experimental
8’

The found footage collage film Copy Complete deals with how cinema presented the computer in the 70s, 80s and 90s. […]

Corniche Kennedy

Dominique Cabrera

FR
2016
Feature Film
90’

The Corniche Kennedy coastal road in Marseille, with its impressive panorama, is the visual anchor point of Dominique Cabrera’s sun- […]

Cow

Andrea Arnold

UK
2021
Documentary
94’
OFe

»I kept saying involuntarily during the edit: ›I’m seeing you, Luma. Don’t worry Luma, we see you.‹ I’m not sure […]

Crystal Lake

Jennifer Reeder

US
2016
Feature Film
20’

A group of young girls take over a skate park. Behind the big fence that surrounds the concrete field around […]

Cycle

Sophia Olga de Jong, Sytske Kok

NL
2018
Animation film
2’

Cycling is not easy at all! Luckily, the little girl has her grandfather to give her a helping hand as […]

Dame 2 (Helen Mirren)

Kathryn Elkin

GB
2016
Short film
10’

Dame 2 recreates an interview on Parkinson with Helen Mirren from 1975, transcribed and performed as a song by Elkin. […]

US
2013
Documentary
76’

Creating provocative theatre carries great personal risks: emotional, financial and artistic. For the members of the Belarus Free Theatre, however, […]

Dangling by Their Mouths

Colin Campbell

CA
1981
Experimental
60’

Dangling by their Mouths, one of Canadian video artist Colin Campbell’s DIY masterpieces, is a complex, humorous yet bleak study […]

DE
1921
Short film, Silent film
3’

A silhouette-animation in the style of The Adventures of Prinz Achmed, also by Lotte Reiniger. Behold! Her skin is white […]

Das Haus

Barbara Metselaar Berthold

DE
1990
Short film
15’

After the war and various demolition raids, only one building is left standing at Potsdamer Platz directly next to the […]

Das Kürbiskind

Raimund Backwinkel

DE
1990
Short film
10’

The wonderful Persian folk tale as a silhouette film. A woman without children pleads with Allah to let her have […]

Das Translator

Dorit Kiesewetter und Carsten Knoop

DE
2011
Experimental
3’

A German man, a Turkish man and an Israeli man meet up … and an Azerbaijani man translates for them […]

US
2013
Animation film
13’

An animated, live-action comedy documentary about the successes, failures, and incredible confusions of trying to date as a genderqueer / […]

De Natura

Lucile Hadžihalilović

RO
2017
Short film
6’

Water, earth, air and fire. Two children spend a summer’s day in the countryside.

Deadly Weapons

Doris Wishman

US
1974
Spielfilm
75’

»Crystal’s got everything a woman can wish for. A smart apartment, smart clothes, a nice Dad and a handsome loving […]

Dear Afghanistan

Lisa Domin, Lena Tempich

DE
2016
Short film
12’

Dear Lorde

Cooper Battersby, Emily Vey Duke

CA
2015
Experimental
27’

The bone collector Maxine Rose, a 14-year-old teenage girl, yearns for approval from her idols, including primatologist Jane Goodall, comedian […]

Decrescendo

Marta Minorowicz

PL
2011
Documentary
23’

In Decrescendo, Marta Minorowicz shows us round a Care Home for Senior Citizens that is not just a place of […]

Deep Down Tidal

Tabita Rezaire

ZA
2017
Short film
19’

It may feel as if the internet is up in the clouds, but in actual fact it’s at the bottom […]

Deep Inside

Camille Henrot

FR
2005
Music video
7’

A pornographic film is transformed into a voyeuristic, lovelorn ballad. Drawn frame by frame on the 35-mm film stock of […]

Deep Insomnia

Shabnam Azar

DE
2016
Experimental Documentary
7’

On the way back, police at Cologne airport told the driver »You’re not allowed to stop here. Leave right away.« […]

Deployments

Stéphanie Lagarde

FR
2018
Short film
16’

Pilots simulate the choreography of an aerobatic flight for the French national holiday. An algorithmic police training software simulates a […]

Der Fischer und seine Frau

Kyne Uhlig and Nikolaus Hildebrand

DE
2012
Short film
8’

The fisherman’s wife asks the flounder for a better life. But when her wish is fulfilled, she is beset by […]

Der große Gammel

Susann Maria Hempel

DE
2013
Experimental Documentary
9’

The film-maker’s cinematic obituary in memory of the old municipal theatre in her hometown of Greiz. The film material, slides […]

Der Hexenschuß

Erni and Dr. Gero Priemel

DE
1957
Short film
20’

A 1950s film advertising electricity with an entertaining storyline.

CH
2020
Animation film
5’
OW

High up in the maple tree, the little bird delights in its beautiful blossoms. Intrigued by a mysterious humming sound, […]

DE
2020
Animation film
21’

These are catastrophic times: climate collapse, the waste from today’s civilisation, contaminated fruit, not to mention the social pressures. The […]

Der süße Brei

Kyne Uhlig and Nikolaus Hildebrand

DE
2013
Animation film
3’

A look behind the scenes at a cartoon film workshop. The film-makers show us the first animated pictures of their […]

Der Weihnachtsbäcker

Elisabeth Wilms

DE
1943
Documentary
12’

It’s 1943 but delicious Christmas goodies are still on sale at the Wilms Bakery – gingerbread men, cream cakes, spiced […]

Der weiße Prinz

Eva Bertram

DE
1991
Short film
9’
DE
2011
Documentary
52’

»I think that the gringos started back then with the lithium.« Don Rosauro stands in the middle of an endless […]

Desert Miracles

Miriam Gossing und Lina Sieckmann

DE
2015
Experimental
12’

Desert Miracles is a cinematic exploration of a commercialised architecture of desire. Across a range of 22 tableaus, the film […]

Devil’s Rope

Sophie Bruneau

BE / FR
2014
Documentary
88’

Devil’s Rope tells the story of a universal and apparently ordinary object: barbed wire. It goes back to the first […]

US
1993
Documentary
90’

»I was always so afraid that someone would ask me where I was when JFK was shot and I would […]

Diamond Belly

Anni Puolakka

FI / NL
2018
Short film
11’
OmeU

»If I sometimes feel lonely, I think about all the microbes who live inside me and across my skin and […]

Diamonds

Coral Short

CA
2014
Experimental
2’

A face in close-up, using stop-motion, and a lot of diamonds. Coral Short and Raphaële Frigon turn the face into […]

DE
1997
Short film
15’

Die Katastrophe

Leni Fischer

DE
1930
Short film
4’

This animated film was made for the washing powder »Famos« produced at soap factories in Riesa-Gröba and Düsseldorf. We see […]

Die Kinder Toten

Kelly Copper, Pavol Liska

AT
2019
Feature Film
90’

„Suddenly, completely pointlessly, our past is back again, impossible to love.“ – Elfride Jelinek, The Children of the Dead Holiday […]

Die Puppe

Ossi Oswalda (Artist)

DE
1919
Silent film
68’

The young Lancelot is a confirmed bachelor and suitably shocked when his uncle, Baron de Chanterelle, decides it’s time for […]

Die Republik der Backfische

Käthe von Nagy (Artist)

DE
1928
Silent film
75’

Billie lives with her father on a hacienda in the Argentinian pampas. She masters all the skills you need to […]

DE
2009
Documentary
56’

In the 50s, women’s football was still referred to as ladies’ football and officially banned by the German Football Association. […]

Die Wirkung des Geschützes auf Gewitterwolken

Juliane Jaschnow, Stefanie Schroeder

DE
2017
Short film
31’
OmeU

»In Europe, the tradition of weather control has been documented for centuries«, as this film says. »Firing cannons is supposed […]

IT
2012
Short film
13’

Selma gives up her ordinary, romantic idea of love for a reality of ‘queer’ experiences and deep friendship. Inspired by […]

Ding-A-Ling

Luke Biggins, Stefflon Don

2017
Music video

Dizzy Mess

Vivian Ostrovsky

US
2018
Experimental
8’

An experimental found footage production dedicated to giddy moments in film history: DizzyMess explores the fascinating, uplifting feeling of losing […]

DNA Dreams

Bregtje van der Haak

NL
2013
Documentary
54’

Ten years ago, it would have taken many years and over a billion dollars to map out the complete DNA […]

Domestic Karaoke

Inès Rabadán

BE
2013
Short film
35’

»In every house, someone has to tidy up, do the washing and clean. But who?« Inès Rabadán In Domestic Karaoke, […]

Don’t Call Me Son

Anna Muylaert

BR
2016
Feature Film
82’

Pierre is seventeen and lives with his mother Aracy and sister Jacqueline in São Paulo suburb. The excitement level in […]

Don’t Lose Your Head

Karolina Specht

PL
2015
Animation film
4’

A white head rolls into the middle of the black screen. It breathes balls. A dispute starts about form. Out […]

DE
1991
experimenteller Kurzfilm
10’
dt. OmeU

»Everything on earth is imperfect is the Germans’ old refrain« – actress Grischa Huber quotes Hölderlin from the former ›death […]

BE
2016
Documentary
81’
OmU

Donna Haraway is a biologist, scientific historian and an accomplished storyteller. She has inspired people all over the world with […]

DE
1952
Documentary
20’

Elisabeth Wilms documented all the building phases in the construction of today’s Westphalia Hall. It was a modern replacement for […]

Dots

Ann Oren

DE
2019
Short film
5’
OFe

Dots is a part of Ann Oren’s video journals, a short square-format video series delivering a response to media culture, […]

Double Happiness

Ella Raidel

AT / CN
2014
Documentary
75’

The picturesque Austrian village of Hallstatt is a World Heritage Site for Cultural Heritage. In Double Happiness it is the […]

Dream Game

Elisabet Gustafsson

SE
2016
Short film
28’

»You play too much!« This is something Nicolas’ mother is forever telling him. Even though she spends all day in […]

Dreams Rewired

Manu Luksch, Thomas Tode, Martin Reinhart

AT / DE / UK
2014
Documentary
85’

»Every age thinks it’s the modern age, but this one really is.« – Tom Stoppard, 1876 Dreams Rewired looks at […]

Dressed for Pleasure

Marie de Maricourt

CH
2017
Short film
17’
OmeU

Sarah, a disabled girl aged about twenty, lives with her parents. She is increasingly subject to many fantasies and sees […]

Drive with Care

Pilvi Takala

US
2014
Experimental Documentary
13’

Drive with Care investigates the life of a teacher at an elite boarding school in the US. In a deadpan, […]

DE
1970
Short film
2’

Forget good manners and ladylike restraint, women here are the ones who drink and have fun. Film Series New Archives

Dunkeldeutschland

Juliane Jaschnow, Stefanie Schroeder

DE
2015
Experimental
13’
OF

Dun·kel·deutsch·land [1] umgangssprachlich: aus Sicht eines Bürgers der alten BRD eine abwertende Bezeichnung für die neuen Bundesländer – ehemalige DDR;  […]

Dust of Modern Life

Franziska von Stenglin

DE
2021
Documentary
82’
OmU

This film will also be available online on our VoD platform from March 29 to April 10, 2022. Please note: […]

Dykes, Camera, Action!

Caroline Berler

US
2018
Documentary
61’

»When I was growing up in Texas in the late 1990s, I didn’t know any openly homosexual people in my […]

E.1027

Lisa Domin

DE
2014
Experimental Documentary
8’

An early response to the ideas of Modernism, E.1027 is architecturally one of the most important private houses in Europe […]

Eat Sleep Die

Gabriela Pichler

SE
2013
Feature Film
104’

»I knew that without a perfectly casted main character the film would be nothing. One day Lotta [Forsblad] got a […]

NL
1986
Installation
15’

Echoes of Death / Forever Young is an unusual reflection on the denial of ageing and death via the techno […]

ECHT

Süheyla Schwenk

DE
2021
Series
65’
OF

Best friends 4 ever? There’s no question about it for Zerda and Mia – until now! This school year, everything’s […]

Eden

Mia Hansen-Løve

FR
2014
Feature Film
113’

Eden is a poignant journey back to the vibrant Paris of the early1990s. With rave music dominating the clubs, a […]

Ego Mein Alter

Mariola Brillowska

DE
2015
Music video
3’

Eigentumswohnung

Lucian Busse, Sofie Hein - Alien TV

DE
2016
Music video
3’

Ein Bild abgeben

Stefanie Schroeder

DE
2014
Short film
18’

Stefanie Schroeder financed her study of photography by means of various part-time activities – i.e. a series of odd jobs […]

DE
1964
Short film
15’

The persuasion of a husband who had resisted his wife’s household being converted to electricity.

Ella Maillart – Double Journey

Mariann Lewinsky, Antonio Bigini

CH / IT
2015
Documentary
40’

»21 July. On some days that we spend in the desert, in the heat, we wonder how we could possibly […]

US
2017
Experimental
8’

After getting her heart crushed, a woman writes a letter to the man she loves. Empathy (A Digital Love Letter) […]

Enemy of the State

Annekatrin Hendel

DE
2011
Documentary
96’

»I can always see the bloody West-German questions coming a mile off.« Paul Gratzik An angry old man in a […]

equal area

Juliane Henrich

DE
2018
Short film
11’

Next to the site of the Stadtschloss, the Palace of the Republic, which is draped in mobile phone advertising, a […]

Erasing the Border

Ana Teresa Fernández

MX / US
2011
Short film
4’

Somewhere on a beach in Tijuana, a woman in a black cocktail dress climbs a ladder and starts to paint […]

Es ist ein Schnitter

Sigrun Köhler

DE
2015
Experimental
5’

Beware fair little flower! To the melody of a melancholic German folksong from the 17th century, countless flowers emerge from […]

Es war einmal …

Denise Faust (Emil Futur)

DE
2008
Short film
2’

Another variation on the Little Red Riding Hood theme which neatly sums up the decline in species diversity. At the […]

Es wird Schuhe regnen

Mariola Brillowska

DE
2021
Short film
18’

It was a Sunday when it happened. The volcano erupted. Mañana Brzozadrzewska was busy cooking her radiation-contaminated shoe soles when […]

Escape

Rosa Hannah Ziegler

DE
2011
Spielfilm
21’

Jamie and Leo have run away from the home. On their way through field and forest, the two teenagers have […]

Eugène Gabana le Pétrolier

Jeanne Delafosse, Camille Plagnet

FR
2014
Documentary
59’

Eugène clatters through the sandy streets of Ouagadougou, the capital of Burkina Faso, on his moped, trying to flog mobile […]

Europa

Ariane Andereggen, Ted Gaier

DE
2014
Music video
5’

Ever After

Carolina Hellsgård

DE
2018
Feature Film
90’

Two years ago, zombies took over the Earth. Thanks to a protective fence, Weimar and Jena are probably the only […]

Every Angle is an Angle

Shana Moulton

US
2016
Experimental
6’

Shana Moulton’s alter ego Cynthia is a fragile person who struggles with her physical presence in the world. In a […]

Everybody

Jessie Mott, Steve Reinke

US
2009
Animation film
4’
OF

People’s over-preoccupation with perceived or slight flaws in their appearance can cause great distress. We see the animals in Everybody with […]

Evidentiary Bodies

Barbara Hammer

US
2018
Short film
9’

»In these horrific times when lies are blatantly exclaimed as truths, when fear makes us withdraw from each other, when […]

Evolution

Lucile Hadžihalilović

FR / BE / ES
2015
Feature Film
81’

Ten-year-old Nicolas lives with his mother in a small village on a remote rocky island. The landscape is surreal and […]

DE
2004

Exakte Vision is a prequel, an audio drama, a film without pictures, says Ulrike Haage. A story about Helen Hessel, […]

CA
2018
Experimental Documentary
15’
OFe

The Arctic National Wildlife Refuge is sacred land to the indigenous First Nations community of Canada; it is also an […]

Exile Exotic

Sasha Litvintseva

UK
2016
Experimental Documentary
14’

The setting for Exile Exotic is a hotel that is a replica of the Kremlin. The film relates the exotic […]

Exorcize Me

Sookoon Ang

SG
2013
Short film
3’

Exorcize Me is a photography, videography and live performance project addressing coming-of-age anxiety, teenage alienation and the confusing phrase between […]

ExplorerIn 2009

Clara Winter

MX / DE
2016
Experimental
7’

Equipped with a Red Epic camera, supported by grants and surrounded by the impressive scenery of a volcanic crater, political […]

Exposed

Beth B

US
2013
Documentary
78’

Exposed takes us around New York’s alternative burlesque scene as director Beth B portrays eight innovative performers, masters of their […]

FAB fabulous

Catrine Val

UK / DE
2015
Experimental
8’

FAB fabulous is a visual journey of discovery into the rituals of daily masquerades. The camera shows a group of […]

Faceshopping

Sophie Xeon

US / UK
2018
Music video
4’

»The song evolved from various things I was thinking around the ways that images are used in the current climate, […]

Facing the Wind

Meritxell Colell Aparicio

ES / AR / FR
2018
Feature Film
108’
OF

Forty-seven year-old Mónica has been living and working in Buenos Aires as a dancer for 20 years when she receives […]

Fahrt ins Blaue

Ingeborg Tölke

DE
1965
Short film
9’
OF

»The dandelion, it flowers, is pollinated and its petals close.« In her Super 8 film, Ingeborg Tölke explains how flowers […]

Fan Fan

Chia-Hsin Liu

TW
2015
Short film
30’

A student of anthropology, Lin Fan is carrying out a research project on the subject of prostitution and decides to […]

Far From You I Grew

Marie Dumora

FR
2020
Documentary
102’
OmU

This film has been nominated for the Audience Award endowed with 1,000 euro. Please vote after watching the movie. You […]

Far From You I Grew

Marie Dumora

FR
2020
Documentary
102’
OmU

»He was happy on his isle of Ithaca. His sandals knew every path. He could walk with his eyes closed. […]

Farewell Herr Schwarz

Yael Reuveny

DE / IL
2013
Documentary
96’

»As a child, I was fascinated by one moment in our family story. One day, in post-war Lodz, when my […]

Fatale Femme

Claudia Schillinger

DE
Experimental
9’

»The fascination that Marlene Dietrich or Joan Crawford films have for women is due mainly to the ›feminine‹ power these […]

Father. Mother. Me.

Nadja Bobyleva

DE
2017
Documentary
74’

Born in Moscow, director Nadja Bobyleva moved as a nine-year-old to Cologne with her mother. Now thirty, the only things […]

Faxen

Lisa Domin

DE
2008
Short film
8’

The film contemplates a form of communication that is written into the air with great gestures. The unusual architecture of […]

Feeding the Birdies

Dagie Brundert

DE
2020
Short film
2’
OF

We don’t see much in this ambitious Super 8 wildlife documentary. The film-maker lies in wait: »A cold and stormy […]

FEMMEfille

Kiki Allgeier

DE
2014
Documentary
84’

FEMMEfille tells the story of Isabelle Caro, who caused a sensation in 2007 when she was photographed by star photographer […]

Femocracy

Torsten Körner

DE
2020
Documentary
99’
OF

Looking back in history, it’s soon clear that female chancellors, ministers or secretaries of state have never been a matter […]

Fence

Roxana Reiss (DoP)

DE / DK
2020
experimenteller Kurzfilm
11’
OmU

Statement of the Jury (Isabelle Casez, Birgit Guðjonsdottir, Sabine Panossian) »Fence is an experimental short feature film that explores our […]

Fidgety Bram

Anna van der Heide

NL
2011
Spielfilm
83’

Seven-year-old Bram is a bright young boy, interested in everything around him large and small. So he can hardly wait […]

Figure

Katarzyna Gondek

PL / BE
2015
Documentary
9’

The outline of a figure emerges from a kind of snowstorm. Dust blends with the white matter that descends as […]

Filibus

Christina Ruspoli (Artist)

IT
1915
Feature Film
69’

Created during a time when heroic thieves were common in European popular culture, Filibus – the first of thirty films […]

Filip

Nathalie Álvarez Mesén

SE
2015
Short film
11’

Filip doesn’t like going to school. He’d much rather play football or watch films with his big brother Sebastian, who […]

Finding Sally

Tamara Dawit

CA
2020
Documentary
98’
OmU

This film has been nominated for the Audience Award endowed with 1,000 euro. Please vote after watching the movie. You […]

First Clue

Susan Sullivan

US
2014
Documentary
6’

»When did you first think you might be a lesbian?« First Clue brings together the poignant, amusing and thoughtful responses […]

Fjögur Píanó

Alma Har’el

US
2012
Music video
10’

Sigur Rós, a post-rock-band from Iceland, gave a dozen film-makers the same modest budget and asked them to create whatever […]

Flaschenpost

Gabriele Mathes

AT
2012
Documentary
30’

Off screen: a sigh, an utterance (»Now then … today’s history«). On screen: a rustling noise. Right from the start, […]

Flirt mit einer Maschine

Elisabeth Wilms

DE
1953
Short film
9’

Reducing the amount of household work. The introduction of the washing machine, here still running on gas. An advertising film […]

Folkbildningsterror

Lasse Långström

SE
2015
Documentary
118’

A dancing revolution swings its way through the streets of Gothenburg. A group of activists is venting its anger at […]

Fontanestr.

Deborah Phillips

DE
2006
Short film
3’

foodgasm #2

Florence Freitag

2018
Experimental, Short film
1’

A sensual moment, audio-visually transmitted and full of desire. The film is the result of an experiment by the film- […]

Football

Ana Hušman

HR
2011
Animation film
15’

»In this work, I was dealing with movement and the way camera reflects it … and how to transfer body […]

BA
2013
Feature Film
72’

»I wanted to do something which was a remembrance of 20 years after the war, because for me living in […]

For Women, Chapter 1

Cristina Perincioli

DE
1972
Dokumentarvideo
37’

»Saleswomen in a supermarket discover they are paid lower wages than the men who work in the same store. (…) […]

PA
2021
Documentary
71’
OmeU, dt. UT

This film will also be available online on our VoD platform from March 29 to April 10, 2022. Please note: […]

Forest of Echoes

Luz Olivares Capelle

AT
2017
Feature Film
30’

A teenager, Christina, loses her friends in the forest. Looking for them she finds the bodies of three drowned kids […]

Forgotten Roads

Nicol Ruiz Benavides

CL
2020
Feature Film
72’
OmU

This film has been nominated for the Audience Award endowed with 1,000 euro. Please vote after watching the movie. You […]

US
1994
Documentary
64’

Made up of hundreds of street interviews done in Berlin two years after the Reunification, Former East/Former West is a […]

Foul

Rune Denstad Langlo

NO
2014
Feature Film
6’

An ordinary winter’s day in Norway. The way to school is a trek through the snow and ice. As if […]

Fragile

Vidi Bilu

IL
2013
Feature Film
104’

Jerusalem, 1966. The year before the outbreak of the Six-Day War. In a crumbling old building in the centre of […]

Frailer

Mijke de Jong

NL
2014
Documentary, Feature Film
80’

What does it mean to die well? What is friendship in the face of death? When Muis learns that she […]

Francine

Melanie Shatzky and Brian M. Cassidy

US / CA
2012
Spielfilm
74’

After serving a prison stretch, Francine aims to start up again in a small town somewhere in the USA. She […]

Frauen-Leben

Gabriele Voss, Christa Donner

DE
1980
Documentary
45’

»We’d looked for an apartment in Ebel and set up some living and working premises there in order to get […]

Freda

Gessica Généus

HT / FR / BJ
2021
Feature Film
93’
OmeU

Student Freda lives with her family in a popular but poor neighbourhood of Port-au-Prince. Her mother Jeanette supports herself and […]

Free Fall

Susanne Schüle, Elena Levina

DE
2017
Documentary
89’

Brother and sister Boris and Marina Urmatov live in the beautiful but remote Altai mountain region of Siberia. They come […]

From Us To Me

Amber Film & Photography Collective (Ellin Hare, Richard Grassick)

UK
2016
Documentary
83’

»Asked about the openness and emotional power of the interviews, one of the participants said: ›We’ve been waiting all these […]

Fruits of Clouds

Kateřina Karhánková

CZ
2017
Animation film
11’

A group of jungle animals look beyond the horizon and discover that something wonderful is hiding beyond the eerie forest.

FtWTF – Female to What the Fuck

Cordula Thym, Katharina Lampert

AT
2015
Documentary
92’

What does it mean to identify oneself as trans*? In six personal portraits, FtWTF explores backgrounds and reasons of living […]

Fünf Ahoi

Frigga Horstmann

DE
1997
Short film
3’

Futura

Alice Rohrwacher, Pietro Marcello, Francesco Munzi

IT
2021
Documentary
110’
OmeU

In early 2020, three film-makers travelled throughout Italy to ask young people between the ages of 15 and 20 about […]

Gabi

Michael Fetter Nathansky

DE
2017
Feature Film
29’

Gabi looks after everything. Her father, her sister, and everything at work. She’s the best master tiler her apprentice Marco […]

Genderation

Monika Treut

DE
2021
Documentary
88’
OmU

This film has been nominated for the Audience Award endowed with 1,000 euro. Please vote after watching the movie. You […]

Genderblend

Sophie Dros

NL
2017
Documentary
68’

Lisa, Anne, Dennis, Lashawn and Selm are gender benders. They don’t fit into the binary gender categories, they are »nothing […]

Genderless Jellyfish

Coral Short

CA
2013
Experimental
3’

Coral Short’s Genderless Jellyfish, shot in an aquarium in Vancouver, might seem a misfit for our film programme. It’s based […]

Genderless Jellyfish

Coral Short

CA
2013
Short film
3’

Shot at the Vancouver Aquarium but based on an infamous popular YouTube, this film enthusiastically loves on the magical and […]

Gendernauts

Monika Treut

DE
1999
Documentary
86’
OmU

PLEASE NOTE: Gendernauts runs only on June 19 at 6 p.m. at Schauburg Dortmund. You can’t buy tickets online for […]

Genius

Transnationales Ensemble Labsa

DE
2015
Short film
4’

Gestatten Dortmund

Elisabeth Wilms

DE
1980
Short film
17’

»But do you really know this town? Well, here you have the opportunity to go on a ramble through the […]

Get Up, Jucy Lordan

Dagie Brundert

DE
2009
Short film
4’

Giant

Salla Tykkä

FI / RO
2014
Short film
13’

Giant was filmed in Romania at the famous, communist-era gymnastics schools of Onesti and Deva where people still train fanatically. […]

Giddy

Pussycrew, Ewelina Aleksandrowicz (Tikul) and Andrzej Wojtas (mi$ Gogo)

UK
2013
Music video
4’

Ginger & Rosa

Sally Potter

UK / DK
2012
Spielfilm
90’

»It was a very difficult generation, and many of the daughters of that generation wrongly blamed their mothers.« – Sally […]

DE
2001
Documentary
7’
OF

With girls & boys in history we pay homage to Tatjana Turanskyj and show that we must continue to act, […]

Git Cut Noise

Lotte Schreiber

AT
2010
Music video
6’

In 2009, the post-rock-band Radian released their fifth album: chimeric. Lotte Schreiber sampled a song called »Git Cut Noise« and […]

Glory to the Queen

Tatia Skhirtladze

AT / GE
2020
Documentary
82’
OmU

This film has been nominated for the Audience Award endowed with 1,000 euro. Please vote after watching the movie. You […]

Go Off

Maya Arulpragasam (M.I.A.)

UK
2016
Music video
3’

Go on Living

Alejandra Sánchez

MX
2014
Feature Film
81’

In the gang wars of Ciudad Juárez, the mother of teenagers Jade and Caleb is seriously wounded. A journalist takes […]

God Exists, Her Name Is Petrunya

Teona Strugar Mitevska

MK / BE / SI / HR / FR
2019
Feature Film
100’

»Petrunya, an everyday woman, has the force to change something, to make a change for all of us together.« – […]

God Exists. Her Name is Petrunya

Teona Strugar Mitevska

MK / BE / FR / HR / SI
2019
Feature Film
100’
OmU

Petrunya has moved back to her small home town in Macedonia, but is unable to find a job. After an […]

RW / DE
2015
Documentary
82’

What sounds like a feminist utopia is reality in Rwanda: Since 2008, the country has been led by a majority-female […]

Goddess Lament

Tommy Nova

2013
Music video

Godless

Ralitza Petrova

BG / DK / FR
2016
Feature Film
99’

Nurse Gana trades the ID documents belonging to her dementia patients on the black market. Driven by the temptation of […]

Golem

Joy und Noelle Vaccese

US
2010
Music video
4’

Golem’s Asylum is a place where idealistic dreams of musical success are twisted and distorted into prepackaged fodder for ranks […]

Gölge

Sema Poyraz, Sophokles Adamidis

DE
1980
Feature Film
89’
OF

Gölge by Sema Poyraz is one of the first feature films of what would later be called German-Turkish cinema. The […]

Good Husband, Dear Son

Heddy Honigmann

NL
2001
Documentary
50’

In the hills surrounding Sarajevo lies the village Ahatovici. In 1992 about 80 % of all the men were killed. […]

Goodbye Fantasy

Amber Bemak, Nadia Granados

US / CO / MX
2018
Experimental, Short film
15’

Goodbye Fantasy is about two bodies in relation to each other enacting different constellations of social and political power.

Gordon & Paddy

Linda Hambäck

SE
2017
Animation film
65’

»One step at a time – even if the case seems difficult and there are lots of suspects to question. […]

DE
Short film
10’

Women and men working on bullet-case machines in the Sterkrade production halls.

Grandma Lo-Fi

Orri Jónsson, Kristín Björk Kristjánsdóttir, Ingibjörg Birgisdóttir

IS
2011
Documentary
65’

»I just start pressing things until I hear something I like.« – Sigrídur Níelsdóttir At the age of 70, Sigrídur […]

Grandpa Walrus

Lucrèce Andreae

FR
2017
Animation film
15’

»Dammit! There’s no signal. Mum, can we leave?« A deserted beach, it’s off-season, grey and dirty. Grandma prays, Mum yells, […]

Grandpère

Kathrin Hürlimann

CH
2013
Animation film
6’

In the 1960s, Fritz Hürlimann worked in the telephone exchange of the Swiss Post Office in Zurich-Hottingen. But when working […]

Gratitude

Jeremy Ngatho Cole

2016
Music video

GRRRL

Natascha Zink

DE
2021
Feature Film
15’
dt. OmeU

»Out all on your own?« Sexual harassment happens every day. Zoe is part of self-organised group of friends who go […]

NL
2015
Documentary
21’

The other children call him ›the bookworm‹. Which annoys Guillaume, while also making him swell with pride. The boy from […]

Gut Renovation

Su Friedrich

US
2012
Documentary
81’

In the late 1980s, various artists moved into the New York working-class neighbourhood of Williamsburg which, at the time, was […]

H.O.N.D. Aerobic

Mariola Brillowska

DE
2007
Music video
4’
OmeU

»Nice-looking poodles sit up and beg, nice-looking poodles wiggle their bums. Nice-looking poodles twiddle their thumbs. Nice-looking poodles raise their […]

TW
2015
Music video
6’

This experimental music video is based on a poem by Yin Ni that satirizes and celebrates a local custom in […]

Hair Wolf

Mariama Diallo

US
2018
Short film
12’

Imagine a world in which cultural appropriation was a virus: white people, appropriating black culture with a vampiric intent, infect […]

Hallo T-Shirt

Ulrike Korbach

DE
2020
Animation film
4’

Made in the »fishes« group of the FABIDO nursery school Kuithanstraße Dortmund.

NL
2017
Music video
7’

A group of geese performs a graceful yet awkward choreography, torn between the desire to express themselves individually and to […]

Happy Profiling

Wassan Ali

DE
2012
Short film
5’

»Happy Profiling is an answer to letters and emails I got from the Postbank two years ago. The film is […]

Hayat Jumps

Miriam Goeze

DE
2021
Feature Film
12’
dt. OmeU

»Papa, I wish you were how you used to be.« Nine-year-old Hayat lives with her single father in a refugee […]

Heads or Tails

Eva von Schweinitz

US
2016
Short film
10’

Lilly persuades her best friend René to accompany her on a nocturnal adventure. The two young women break into a […]

Heavy Craving

Hsieh Pei-Ju

TW
2019
Feature Film
90’

»In cinema, we do not see different types of bodies, especially for women we only see slim, with perfect bodies, […]

DE
1970
Short film
3’

One sofa, three couples, a lot of possibilities. A get-together turns into a rollicking partner swap. Film Series New Archives

DE
Short film
3’

The dream of no longer being a housewife becomes true. In this film, work is done on its own … […]

Her Name in My Mouth

Onyeka Igwe

GB
2017
Experimental
6’

The film revisions the Aba Women’s War, the first major anti-colonial uprisings in Nigeria, using embodiment, gesture and the archive. […]

Here Is Everything

Cooper Battersby, Emily Vey Duke

US
2013
Short film
14’

Here Is Everything presents itself as a message from the future, as narrated by a cat and a rabbit, spirit […]

Herzsprung

Helke Misselwitz

DE
1992
Feature Film
87’

Ein von Massenentlassungen erschüttertes Dorf in der Nachwendezeit. Alles ist in Auflösung. Johanna (Claudia Geisler) betrachtet ungläubig das Geschehen um […]

Hinterland

Marie Voignier

FR / DE
2009
Documentary
49’

In her poetic research documentary film Hinterland, Marie Voignier portrays the leisure world of Tropical Island, Europe‘s largest indoor rainforest. […]

FI
2021
Short film
7’
OFe

An essay film about taming the left hand and the fear of being different. Left-handedness used to be seen as […]

Hiwa

Jacqueline Lentzou

GR
2017
Feature Film
11’

Manila, Philippines. Jay wakes up from a dream about a place where he’s never been. A nightmare in which he […]

Holy God

Vladlena Sandu

RU
2016
Documentary
25’

»Self-portrait. In 1998 our family came under armed attack. We were able to escape and we fled Grozny. We have […]

Home

Lisa Domin

DE
2011
Experimental
2’

Home is a film about homeland, homelessness and deer.

Hooligan Sparrow

Nanfu Wang

CN / US
2016
Documentary
83’

The young film-maker Nanfu Wang accompanies activist Ye Haiyan, also known by the name of Hooligan Sparrow, to the south […]

Host

Kristin Lucas

US
1997
Short film
8’

An online therapy session between the artist and a multimedia advisory system. The personal confession before the camera is reduced […]

House of Women

Michelle Williams Gamaker

GB
2017
Experimental
14’

In 1946, the white actress Jean Simmons was cast for the character of the silent dancing girl Kanchi in the […]

How I Lost Myself

Marie Zahir (DoP)

DE
2017
Feature Film
13’

P hat das Vertrauen in die Sprache verloren. Mit der Freundin bringt sie ihre Unsicherheit über die Sprache zum Ausdruck, […]

DE
2017
Web video
3’

After the NSU claimed responsibility for the crimes in 2011, the German state intelligence agency shredded numerous files of Secret […]

How the Room Felt

Ketevan Kapanadze

GE
2021
Documentary
74’
OmeU, dt. UT

This film will also be available online on our VoD platform from March 29 to April 10, 2022. Please note: […]

How to Adapt

María Chalela-Puccini

2017
Animation film
1’

These are the rules of how to adapt as a human to the contemporary world.

DE
2008/2017
Web video
1’

»I don’t feel like I’m Turkish anymore, actually, but I have to …«

SE
2010
Short film
4’
OmeU

Hanna Ljungh confronts the untameable force of nature head on in her film. Inspired by the powerful eloquence of hard […]

How to Pick Berries

Elina Talvensaari

FI
2010
Documentary
19’

Strangers suddenly appear in the swamps of Northern Finland and disrupt the locals’ established routine. As the incomers pick berries […]

Human Radio

Miranda Pennell

GB
2002
Short film
9’

Human Radio by Miranda Pennell, from 2002, could just as easily have been shot in 2020. The short film is […]

Human Vessel

Sissi Deng

CN
2012
Short film
23’

Jewel is a young female director. A less than adept storyteller, she attempts to write a script about the only […]

Humanité, année zéro

Florence Gatineau-S’Bex

FR
2013
Experimental
7’

Security cameras are watching us, impassively. They produce pictures unconcerned about the misfortune of humanity. In Humanité, année zéro, director […]

Humanoids from the Deep

Barbara Peeters

US
1980
Feature Film
78’

As a growing number of weird deaths shatter the idyll of a small town on the American coast, a seriously […]

I Am a Real Boy

Bella und Jiga

DE
2012
Short film
5’

Pinocchio goes on a quest to find the good fairy that will turn him into a real boy. However, a […]

DE
2015
Experimental
5’

Whose eyes look at the images captured by a security camera? In her video work, Azar analyses and re-enacts the […]

I Am Not a Feminist, But…

Florence Tissot, Sylvie Tissot

FR
2015
Documentary
52’

»I remember as a teenager being told that there was a masculine and a feminine way of striking a match. […]

I am Not a Witch

Rungano Nyoni

GB / FR / DE / ZM
2017
Feature Film
92’

Eight-year-old Shula is roaming about unsuspectingly when a woman crosses her path and suddenly falls. In this remote part of […]

CH
2017
Feature Film
61’

34-year-old April makes her money illegally as a prostitute in the city centre of Tbilisi. With her upright gait, she […]

US
2016
Documentary
42’

Su Friedrich takes up her camera again in her ongoing quest to film the battleground of family life. Her sprightly […]

BE
2015
Documentary
67’

Pioneer of feminist cinema, experimental film-maker, nomad: Chantal Akerman left behind over forty films. Films that reinvented cinema. At the […]

I Have a Song to Sing You

Eluned Zoë Aiano, Alesandra Tatić

RS / UK
2019
Documentary, Short film
6’

Ivanka lives in rural Eastern Serbia and spent most of her life falling into a trance to enter the realm […]

I Like Tomorrow

Nancy Andrews, Jennifer Reeder

US
2021
Short film
11’
OF

I Like Tomorrow is a sci-fi comedy musical that combines live action and animation. This short hybrid film is set […]

I Often Think of Hawaii

Elfie Mikesch

DE
1978
Feature Film
85’

»Ruth R. is a 42-year-old woman. I got to know her years ago when I came to Berlin. She was […]

US
2012
Music video
3’
CH
Music video
8’

One of the first works by Pipilotti Rist using the video medium. Rist edited the tape and created a luxury-boxed, […]

I’ve Had a Belly Full of Pink

Suli Puschban, Mathieu Seiler

DE
2014
Music video
3’

The song ›I’ve Had a Belly Full of Pink‹ puts an end to gender stereotypes and roles. Fairy Lillifee meets […]

Icenose

Veronica L. Montaño, Joel Hofmann

CH
2018
Animation film
8’

Moco hates the icy landscape in which he lives. He’s always freezing cold and his nose won’t stop running. The […]

DE
2020
Documentary
7’
DF

Gui lives on the Algarve coast of Portugal, where the sea, surf and sandy beaches are the best playground ever. […]

Ich wandle unter Blumen

Claudia Richarz

DE
1985
Short film
3’
OF

I wander among flowers And blossom with them; I wander as in a dream And sway with every step. O, […]

Il Palazzo

Katharina Copony

AT / DE / IT
2006
Documentary
45’

Te protagonist of this film is a building. Standing on the outskirts of Rome – like a monolith in the […]

Im Ernstfall nicht Verfügbar

Monika Funke-Stern

DE
1983
Experimental
14’

Im Ernstfall nicht verfügbar (»Unavailable in an emergency«) is the eighth part of an episodic film made by nine film-makers. […]

Im Filmatelier

Hedwig Otto, Gerda Otto

DE
1927
Short film, Silent film
5’

A commercial for aspirin. We see an advert being filmed. A lady suffering from a headache takes some aspirin tablets. […]

In a Foreign Land

Icíar Bollaín

ES
2014
Documentary
71’

Carte Blanche – Dràc Magic I wanted to find out first hand why people are leaving. And you discover they […]

In Between

Maysaloun Hamoud

IL
2016
Feature Film
102’

Laila (Mouna Hawa), Salma (Sana Jammalieh) and Nour (Shaden Kanboura) live together in an apartment in trendy Tel Aviv. During […]

In Free Fall

Hito Steyerl

DE
2010
Documentary
32’

An aeroplane scrapyard somewhere in the Californian desert. Its most lucrative source of income is being hired out as a […]

In Her Boots

Kathrin Steinbacher

GB / AT
2019
Animation film
6’
dt. OmeU

Hedi doesn’t seem to be what you’d call the average grandma. She’s quite happy breakfasting with her granddaughter with nothing […]

DE
2019
Animation film
4’

A dirty little elephant doesn’t feel like taking a bath, but a little imagination and lots of bubbles make the […]

In Search …

Beryl Magoko, Jule Katinka Cramer (DoP)

DE
2018
Documentary
90’

As a young girl growing up in a rural village in Kenya, Beryl thought that all women in the world […]

PS / DK / UK / QA
2015
Experimental
29’

A self-titled »narrative resistance group« buries the finest porcelain they claim belonged to an entirely fictional civilisation. The group’s aim […]

In the Name Of

Małgorzata Szumowska

PL
2012
Feature Film
96’

»I thought the idea of love between a priest and a young man very interesting and decided straightaway that I […]

DE / IR
2019
Experimental Documentary
75’
OmU

This film has been nominated for the Audience Award endowed with 1,000 euro. Please vote after watching the movie. You […]

BE
2021
Documentary
19’
OmU

This film looks at pioneering women film-makers such as Alice Guy, who made the first ever fiction film, and Germaine […]

International Tourism

Marie Voignier

FR / KP
2014
Documentary
48’

Marie Voigner sets off on a group tour of North Korea and visits museums, artists’ studios, film studios and chemical […]

Into Our Own Hands

Mariana Otero

FR
2010
Documentary
87’

»It’s a kind of political and economic comedy: at times serious, at times humorous.« Mariana Otero The Starissima lingerie factory […]

Invisibles

Louis-Julien Petit

FR
2019
Feature Film
102’
OmU

A self-deprecating sense of humour and an aversion to any form of self-pity characterise these women who manage to keep […]

DE
2017
Web video
1’

Examining the echoes of crime scenes like a stethoscope.

UK
2014
Music video
4’

It, Heat, Hit

Laure Prouvost

UK
2010
Experimental
6’

«This six-minute film requires all your attention.» Pictures flash staccato-like across the screen, abruptly, fragmentarily. They are accompanied by an […]

DE
2016
Performance
13’

In January 2012, Lisa Domin is looking for an apolitical place in Cairo; the result is a work featuring 16-mm […]

J.M. Mondésir

Alice Colomer-Kang

FR
2012
Experimental
24’

It is not a documentary about this death. It is a ballet of souls lost in the middle of the […]

Jackie

Antoinette Beumer

NL / US
2012
Feature Film
100’

»I do have the ambition to make films with a bigger budget, but whether this is in Holland or abroad […]

Jackson/Marker 4am

Ruth Beckermann

AT
2012
Short film
3’

Early hours of the morning in Jackson in the US state of Mississippi. Someone with a dress pulled on over […]

Jaime’s House

Marie Gavois, Michel Klöfkorn

DE
2021
Installation
5’
OW

A flock of sheep filmed from the air trying to find their way in a strange setting. Are we already […]

Jibril

Henrika Kull

DE
2018
Feature Film
83’

Berlin, 2018. Maryam is a single working mum who has both feet firmly on the ground. Then she meets Jibril, […]

Joanna

Aneta Kopacz

PL
2013
Documentary
40’

»What remains are moments of great emotional power and ultimately a plea: do everything with love and devotion. Then you […]

AT
2019
Documentary
107’

Elected Minister of State for General Women’s Issues in 1979 under Bruno Kreisky and from 1990 until her involuntary departure […]

Juck

Olivia Kastebring, Julia Gumpert, Ulrika Bandeira

SE
2018
Documentary
18’

Juck is a feminist intervention in public space and a visual documentary about a dance group who pushes the limits […]

Judex, Episode V – The Tragic Mill

Louis Feuillade, Musidora (Artist)

FR
1917
Spielfilm
39’

Judex has incarcerated Favraux, a banker, because he ruined the lives of poor people such as Kerjean. At the same […]

Junkanoo Talk

Rhea Storr

UK
2017
Experimental
12’

In Junkanoo Talk, Rhea Storr dissects the colour codes, rhythms and body language of the folkloric Junkanoo, a carnival of […]

Just Like My Son

Costanza Quatriglio

IT / HR / BE
2018
Feature Film
103’

Having fled the civil war in Afghanistan and the persecution of his people, the Hazara, by the Taliban, Ismail now […]

Just My Kind

Carmine Covelli, Kathleen Hanna, Adam Horovitz, Brendan Kennedy

US
2014
Music video
4’
DE
1960
Short film
3’

A baby is bathed and dressed in a christening robe: The baby turns into a girl. Film Series New Archives

ZW
2005
Short film
30’
OmeU

The country is stricken by drought. A father is horrified when his desperate wife serves termites for supper. Furious, he […]

Karmok

Rannvá Káradóttir and Marianna Mørkøre

FO
2012
Short film
4’

Karmok is the fourth instalment of Cycle, a series of experimental shorts that sets out to examine the phenomenon of […]

Katharine

Elly Heuss-Knapp, Rudi Klemm

DE
1938
Short film
2’

Kunterbunt the poster artist is looking for a model for a Nivea poster. But his colleague is unshaven and scruffy. […]

Kevin

Joana Oliveira

BR
2021
Documentary
80’
OmeU, dt. UT

This film will also be available online on our VoD platform from March 29 to April 10, 2022. Please note: […]

Khartoum Offside

Marwa Zein Arbab

SD / NO / DK / FR
2019
Documentary
75’

Just in time for the kick-off for the Women’s World Cup in France 2019, Marwa Zein presents her impressive and […]

KI 木

Meikeminne Clinckspoor

NL
2015
Short film
22’

Yuki’s older sister has died. The seven-year-old is sad and angry. Her parents don’t want her to lay a place […]

Kiem Holijanda

Sarah Veltmeyer

NL
2017
Feature Film
14’

Day after day, Andi and his older brother Florist sell bottled milk in a desolate village in Kosovo. There’s not […]

Kiki the Feather

Julie Rembauville und Nicolas Bianco-Levrin

FR
2020
Animation film
5’
OW

Kiki, the yellow canary, is bored with his monotonous life in a cage. Every day is the same. One day, […]

Kimya

Amira Duynhouwer

NL
2019
Feature Film
9’
DF

Kimya (Swahili for »silence«) is a story about the first moment of silence in the life of Josephine. Josie is […]

Kind als Pinsel (Kooperatorka)

Else Gabriel, Ulf Wrede

DE
2007
Short film
6’

The artist’s memories of her childhood in the GDR. Astonishing as it may seem, the title Kind als Pinsel (child […]

Kind als Pinsel (Kooperatorka)

Else Gabriel, Ulf Wrede

DE
2007
Short film
6’

The artist’s memories of her childhood in the GDR. Astonishing as it may seem, the title Kind als Pinsel (child […]

Kis

Svetlana Bolycheva

RU
2016
Documentary
18’

A cat is the best friend of the Orthodox priest in the Russian provinces. Two soul mates in a life […]

Kiwi

Martha Jurksaitis, Cherry Kino

UK
2013
Short film
4’

Komm du kleines Kohlenmädchen

Fritzi Massary (Artist)

DE
1907
Short film
1’

The acting and operetta stars Fritzi Massary and Joseph Giampietro sing the song »Komm du kleines Kohlenmädchen« (»Come little coal […]

DE
1960
Short film
7’

A party cellar becomes a space station. An intergenerational journey to another reality. Film Series New Archives

Krokodile ohne Sattel

Britta Wandaogo

DE
2012
Documentary
16’

Kaddi Malika is doubtful about everything: even her selfawareness is crumbling. She thinks of the end of the world and […]

Kumbia Queers: More louder please!

Natalia Sanhueza, Almut Wetzstein

DE
2013
Documentary
46’

The documentary Kumbia Queers: More louder please! shows six Latin-American musicians touring through Germany in 2011. The sound of the […]

Kurpusher

Dorit Kiesewetter und Carsten Knoop

DE
2014
Short film
3’
OmeU

From Rasul baths with hot stone massage, Physiotherm infrared cabins, soft pack and hard pack to inhalation rooms, brine dispensers […]

Kurpusher

Dorit Kiesewetter, Carsten Knoop

DE
2014
Feature Film, Short film
3’

A chicken soup for the soul; the dialogue with the inner child can begin.

KwieKulik

Joanna Turowicz, Anna Zakrzewska

PL
2011
Documentary
48’

Having reached the peak of her career, Zofia Kulik decides to give up work as an artist and join Przemysław […]

FR
1907
Silent film
5’
OW

A poodle grabs a sausage from outside a butcher’s shop, and a madcap chase begins: a recurring theme of early […]

La fée aux fleurs

Alice Guy

FR
1905
Short film
3’

A flower arrangement. Bonsoir.

La fée printemps

Alice Guy

FR
1906
Short film
4’

The fairy has power over the weather, oversees the fertility of the fields and blesses a farming couple with a […]

La femme collante

Alice Guy

FR
2013
Short film
2’

Down at the post office, a housemaid is expected to stick out her tongue so that her mistress can moisten […]

La glu

Alice Guy

FR
1906/1907
Short film
4’

A boy smears glue on benches, staircases, ladders, bicycles – much to his delight and that of the audience. Except, […]

La sagrada de Cuba

Elke Margarete Lehrenkrauss, Christiane Buchmann (DoP)

DE / CU
2014
Documentary
58’

»The cow is the symbol of our country,« says Luis, a herdsman. Anyone in Cuba who slaughters a cow can […]

Laila’s Apple

Azar Saiyar

FI
2021
Short film
8’
OmeU

Childhood – that grainy past of small secrets and big feelings. Against a backdrop of black-and-white, slow gliding archive footage […]

Land without Evil

Katalin Egely

AR / HU
2017
Animation film
4’

Humanity has always been in search of paradise. A Guarani mythology looks at things from a completely different perspective: What […]

Landfill Harmonic

Graham Townsley, Brad Allgood

US / BR / NO / PY
2015
Documentary
84’

A few kilometres outside Paraguay’s capital city of Asunción is one of the poorest slums in Latin America. Cateura is […]

Landscapes of Resistance

Marta Popivoda

FR / DE
2021
Documentary
95’
OmU

This film has been nominated for the Audience Award endowed with 1,000 euro. Please vote after watching the movie. You […]

Lange Weile

Tina Bara

DE
2016
Photographic Film
62’
OF

»I am only interested in the form once everything else is in place. The contradictory. Suspense. Tension. The beauty in […]

Lange Weile

Tina Bara

DE
2016
Experimental
62’
OF

»I am only interested in the form once everything else is in place. The contradictory. Suspense. Tension. The beauty in […]

Lapse of Honour

Rayna Campbell

UK
2015
Feature Film
102’

There is no greater agony than bearing an untold story inside you.« – Maya Angelou Lapse of Honour is a […]

Lauras Stern

Joya Thome

DE
2021
Feature Film
78’
OF

After moving to the city, Laura misses her old home badly. One night, she sees a small star fall from […]

Laurel Sabino y Jaguilla

Beatriz Santiago Muñoz

2019
Experimental
11’
OmeU

What might it sound like when a magnolia thinks and speaks? Laurel Sabino y Jaguilla is the common name of […]

Le frotteur

Louis Feuillade, Alice Guy

FR
1907
Short film
2’

A meticulous cleaner who sets about his work with ardent zeal and enjoyment. The parquet gleams, the people slip and […]

FR
1906
Short film
10’

A married couple are having their mattress restuffed. The worker, matelassière, does not notice that during her break a drunk […]

Lea

Nina Yuen

US
2014
Experimental
6’
OFe

»Now, they are coming together.« (Nina Yuen) Off-screen we hear antlers crashing against each other: two deer are fighting. On-screen […]

Leaf

Aliona Sasková

BY / CZ
2020
Animation film
6’
OW

The giant sailor prepares for his next voyage, shovelling more coal into the boiler, and scrubbing the deck. As he […]

Leones

Jazmín López

AR / FR / NL
2012
Feature Film
82’

»Leones is an essay about death from the point of view of a mortal being, death seen as a beautiful […]

FR
1900
Short film
2’

A dance film.

Les maçons

Alice Guy

FR
1905
Short film
2’

The O’Mer are a comic acrobat duo. Alice Guy filmed them several times. Here the play out a short idea […]

FR
1906
Short film
7’

Role reversal. As so often in those days, the film makes a comedy of women’s emancipation. Yet it’s really funny: […]

FR
1915/16
Spielfilm
32’

Introducing the most important figures in the series: Irma Vep, the only female member of the gang led by the […]

Lichtwelle

Julia Rublow, Xenia Lesniewski

DE
2016
Music video
4’

Liebmann

Jules Herrmann

DE
2015
Feature Film
82’

Der Lehrer Antek Liebmann fährt ins sommerliche Nordfrankreich. Nach einer erschütternden Erfahrung, die ihn aus der Bahn geworfen hat, will […]

FR / PL / DE
2019
Documentary
62’
OmeU

This film has been nominated for the Audience Award endowed with 1,000 euro. Please vote after watching the movie. You […]

Life Is Beautiful

Sasha Pirker

AT
2007
Video
-1’

A brief scene from a Super-8 home video, an archetypal snapshot: two little girls riding on coin-operated rocking horses. As […]

Light Years

Esther May Campbell

UK
2015
Feature Film
90’

Eight-year-old Rose believes a family is like a stellar constellation – even if some stars died millions of years ago, […]

DE
2012
Short film
25’

Partly based on psychiatric assessments that diagnosed Ms Kirchenbauer herself with »Gender Identity Disorder«, the film Like Rats Leaving a […]

UK
2018
Music video
4’
OW

In 2019, Chaka Khan, music icon and grande dame of the 70s and 80s, released her first album in over […]

Lili in den Wolken

Toma Leroux

FR / DZ
2017
Feature Film
15’

Lili and her grandfather spend the summer in the country. Lili plays hide-and-seek, teases the chickens and, together with her […]

US / FR
1969
Feature Film
110’

Day by day, Agnès Varda recounts the events that take place between 1 and 9 June 1968 at Villa Fake […]

DE
2014
Animation film
12’

Grimms’ famous fairytale in a new guise: the narrator is a house with long arms, the grandmother scoffs chocolates and […]

Livepan

Sasha Pirker

AT
2013
Documentary
2’

»The work is not really funny work […] but more a reflection on humour.« – Sasha Pirker A woman ironing. […]

Locomotion

Anne Charlotte Robertson

US
1981
Short film
5’

»A performance about insanity and real anger against the psychiatric system, the clinics. The onset was this: a lecture on […]

Lola and the Pea

Thomas Heinemann

DE
2014
Feature Film
89’

Lola doesn’t go to the hairdresser’s any more, and she doesn’t want to wash her neck any more either. That’s […]

Lone

Anthony and Alex

2016
Music video
BR / FR
2018
Experimental
28’
OmeU

Ana Vaz compares mining regions in the state of Minas Gerais, Brazil, and in northern France. The artist calls on […]

US
2012
Experimental
5’

In her exploration of the phenomena of anxiety and power, Kahn climbs inside a giant penis costume in Lookin’ Good, […]

Looking for Somewehre to Live

Transnationales Ensemble Labsa

DE
2015
Short film
4’

Los Silencios

Beatriz Seigner

BR / CO / FR
2018
Feature Film
89’

To escape the armed conflict in Colombia, Amparo and her children Nuria and Fabio move to an island in the […]

Losing the Thread

Vivian Ostrovsky

US / FR
2014
Experimental
8’

»Not everybody reads poetry or listens to music, but every single person in the world gets up in the morning […]

Lost In Face

Doro Götz (DoP)

DE
2020
Documentary
81’

Carlotta cannot recognise faces. For her, human faces don’t inspire trust, they are grey places of fear and confusion. She […]

Louisa

Katharina Pethke

DE
2011
Documentary
63’

»Ms Pethke gives us an extremely intimate but respectful portrait of her sister. An unusual coming-of-age story with sophisticated cinematography […]

Love Island

Jasmila Žbanić

HR / BA
2014
Feature Film
86’

»We, the people from the Balkans tend to take our past way too seriously and are experience it in a […]

Lucky

Ines Christine Geißer, Kirsten Carina Geißer

DE
2015
Animation film
11’

The protagonists in this short animated film are horses, way beyond the object of nursery innocence, trotting across the screen, […]

Lucky Seven

Claudia Heindel

DE
2011
Spielfilm
26’

Three boys in Northern Ireland on the verge of adulthood: one swerves out of control in the attempt to experience […]

FR
1906
Silent film
4’
OW

The insatiable cravings of a pregnant woman are the source of some amusing scenes. While she shamelessly snatches a lolly […]

Mädchen

Helga Fanderl

FR / DE
1995
Short film
2’

Mademoiselle

Emilie Jouvet

FR
2004
Experimental
4’

A young woman has found a way of getting out of her system the verbal  harassment to which men subject […]

Magma – No. 1 from 8

Rannvá Káradóttir and Marianna Mørkøre

FO
2010
Experimental
5’

Magma is the first instalment of Cycle, a series of experimental shorts that sets out to examine the phenomenon of […]

Mai

Marta González

ES
2017
Feature Film
7’

Carmeta, Mari and Pilar are three old ladies who meet every afternoon on a bench to chat together – strategically […]

Majub’s Journey

Eva Knopf

DE
2013
Documentary
50’

»Almost all we know about [Mohamed Husen] stems from the archives of the National Socialists, from documents kept by the […]

Manakamana

Stefanie Spray, Pacho Velez

NP / US
2013
Documentary
118’

Mana stands for heart, kamana means wish. Until 1995, an arduous, three-hour-long foot march up the steep slopes of a […]

AT
2013
Documentary
90’

For more than 30 years, Mara Mattuschka has been among Austria’s most eminent experimental film-makers. In addition to her film […]

Marabunta

Narcisa Hirsch

AR
1967
Experimental Documentary
8’

Documentary of the eponymous event performed on 3 October 1967 at the Teatro Coliseo in Buenos Aires: Marabunta celebrates collective […]

Marcus Fisher’s Wake

Oreet Ashery

UK / IL
2000
Experimental
16’

The mock documentary Marcus Fisher’s Wake shows some of the public interventions conducted by Oreet Ashery’s alter ego, Orthodox Jew […]

Mariam

Sharipa Urazbayeva

KZ
2019
Feature Film
75’

Zhanash, a small village in the Kazakh steppe, 400 km from the capital Almaty and three kilometres from the nearest […]

MX
2010
Short film
35’

The first solo exhibition by Marina Abramovic took place in Mexico City in 2008. Here Ximena Cuevas captures the artist […]

DE
2016
Series
2’

Wearing a beard, Marion Pfaus lip-sync interprets Germany’s most successful comedian, Mario Barth. Barth’s jokes reference simple male/female stereotypes. Jokes […]

Martha & Niki

Tora Mkandawire Mårtens

SE
2015
Documentary
92’

In 2010 Martha Nabwire and Niki Tsappos took part in the biggest international Street Dance Competition, Juste Debout in Paris. […]

Marussia

Eva Pervolovici

FR / RU
2013
Feature Film
82’

»Although Lucia and Marussia change shelter every night, the film is not against the system as such. Nor is it […]

Matei Copil Miner

Alexandra Gulea

RO / DE / FR
2013
Feature Film
80’

»Some years ago, while filming at Bucharest’s main railway station, I needed to find a child to appear in a […]

Material Bodies

Dorothy Allen-Pickard

UK
2020
Experimental, experimenteller Kurzfilm
5’
OmeU

»I would love to be able to shift to viewing my prosthetics as an accessory. I want to be able […]

Mayor, Shepherd, Widow, Dragon

Constanze Schmitt (DoP)

DE
2021
Documentary
97’
OmU

Statement of the Jury (Isabelle Casez, Birgit Guðjonsdottir, Sabine Panossian) »We were impressed with the successful collaboration between director and […]

Me-LOG

Eni Brandner

AT
2018
Animation film, Music video
7’

Me-Log is a reflection on artificial and medial identities that we create of ourselves – how these exaggerated images manipulate […]

Medea

Alexandra Latishev

CR / AR
2017
Feature Film
73’

Twenty-five-year-old María José’s life seems unspectacular, monotonous even. She attends classes at university, goes to rugby training, chats with her […]

Megatrick

Anne Isensee

DE
2017
Animation film
2’

»I’ve heard such a killer trick how to draw a straight line …« In just two minutes, Anne Isensee’s animated […]

DE
2015
Short film
4’

Meine Liebe

Clara Jost

PT
2020
Documentary
6’
OmeU

»Meine Liebe came about on the spur of a moment when I […] had to pick the only tomato fruit […]

Meissen Porcelain

Franz Porten

DE
1906
Short film
4’

In 1906, actor and film pioneer Franz Porten was commissioned to direct six »Tonbilder« for Messters Projektion GmbH: short motion […]

US
1994
Documentary
25’
OFe

One of the most positive films from the Super 8 epic Five Year Diary, in which Anne Charlotte Robertson and […]

Memory Extended

Yara Haskiel

DE
2011
Documentary
12’

Memory Extended marks the beginning of Yara Haskiel’s long research into her family history. The video shows the impossibility of […]

Mi iubita, mon amour

Noémie Merlant

FR
2021
Feature Film
95’
OmeU

This film will also be available online on our VoD platform from March 29 to April 10, 2022. Please note: […]

Mighty Flash

Ainhoa Rodríguez

ES
2021
Feature Film
98’
OmeU, dt. UT

In Extremadura, a province in the southwest of Spain, a village awaits a great flash of light. Anything to shake […]

Mikrokosmos – Das Volk der Gräser

Claude Nuridsany and Marie Pérennou

FR / CN / IT
1996
Documentary
75’
OW

»Allow yourself to be carried off to an unknown world for 24 hours. Experience an adventure on a scale of […]

FI
2015
Documentary
13’

Achat is seven years old when her parents send her from the Congo to France and give her up for […]

Milli’s Awakening

Natasha A. Kelly

DE
2018
Documentary
47’

»Dresden, circa 1910–11. Lying naked on a divan in the studio of painter Ernst Ludwig Kirchner is ›Milli‹. The artist […]

Miriam’s Stray Dog

Andres Tenusaar

EE
2015
Animation film
5’

Miriam is building a snowman with her family when suddenly a dog appears. Is he lost?

Miss Impossible

Émilie Deleuze

FR
2016
Feature Film
90’

»Sophie is good at school, and Mum’s pleased about that. Jessica has her boyfriend and, well, she’s just Jessica. And […]

Mitläufer

Vlada Majic

DE
1970
Short film
9’

A rural winter landscape and – beautifully photographed in slow motion – dynamic performances in the snow by various animals: […]

Mixed Messages

Kanchi Wichmann

DE
2017
Web series
67’

Kanchi Wichmann’s lesbian web series Mixed Messages centres around 36-year-old dyke Ren, newly arrived in Berlin from London and now […]

Model Village

Hayoun Kwon

FR
2014
Experimental
10’

Model Village is about a stretch of land separating North and South Korea that acts as a buffer zone between […]

DE
1968
Short film
4’

American-style dancing in the living room together with charades and old-fashioned drinking games. Film Series New Archives

Moms on Fire

Joanna Rytel

SE
2016
Animation film
12’

Two women shortly before they are due to give birth: their mood is rock bottom. Now would be time for […]

Monika Hauser – Ein Porträt

Edith Eisenstecken, Evi Oberkofler

DE
2016
Documentary
86’

»I have the privilege of having a European passport, I’ve had a good education, I am strong. I have to […]

Monitoring Sea Borders

Susanna Schoenberg

DE
2015
Experimental Documentary
9’

By definition, a border is real when it is crossed. The external borders of the European Union are controlled by […]

Monolog

Laure Prouvost

UK
2009
Experimental
9’

»I am talking to you, there!« – Laure Prouvost Of the artist addressing a Monolog to the audience, only her […]

Monster Attack

Milja Viita

FI
2010
Experimental
2’

Kenyan children are playing under a canopy of bamboo trees when, suddenly, the harmonious atmosphere gets broken.

Mother’s Soul

Nhuê Giang Pham

VN
2011
Feature Film
95’

»My aim was to make a realistic film about the life of women and children from underprivileged circles; a difficult […]

Mothers of Derick

Cássio Kelm Soares

BR
2020
Documentary
74’
OmU

This film will also be available online on our VoD platform from March 29 to April 10, 2022. Please note: […]

Munic – Tehran

Narges Kalhor

DE
2011
Documentary
19’

»My friends and family show me via Webcam places in Teheran with which I associate pleasant memories together with them […]

Mustang

Deniz Gamze Ergüven

TR / FR / DE
2015
Feature Film
97’
OmU

Set against the backdrop of Turkey’s stunning Black Sea coastline, the director highlights the cruelty of social norms and portrays […]

Mustang

Deniz Gamze Ergüven

DE / FR / TR
2015
Feature Film
93’

It’s the final day of school before the summer holidays in a small Turkish village. Lale and her four sisters […]

My 20th Century

Ildikó Enyedi

HU / DE
1989
Feature Film
103’

My 20th Century tells the stories of two women whose lives could not be more different: The glamorous Dóra is […]

MY BBY 8L3W

NEOZOON

FR / DE
2014
Short film
2’

Independent of one another, thirty women present themselves and their beloved pets in selfie poses on the internet. They declare […]

TR / NL
2015
Experimental
4’

A video poem in three parts, on recording and being exposed to the images of death and destruction.

my castle your castle

Kerstin Honeit

DE
2017
Experimental Documentary
15’

»I saw my castles fall today And crumble into dust beneath my feet.« –Ray Price, I Saw My Castles Fall […]

my castle your castle

Kerstin Honeit

DE
2017
Documentary, Experimental Documentary, Short film
15’

»I saw my castles fall today And crumble into dust beneath my feet.« –Ray Price, I Saw My Castles Fall […]

NL
2014
Documentary
17’

A life without the Internet, can you imagine it? Probably not. 14-year-old Claudia has a love-hate relationship with her mobile […]

FR / PS / AE
2012
Documentary
20’

Erige Sehiri sets o to meet her father. It seems that the Tunisian revolution and his new addiction to Facebook […]

My Gay Sister

Lia Hietala

SE / NO
2017
Feature Film
15’

Gabbi has just recently got her first proper girlfriend, Majken. With Gabbi’s little sister Cleo in tow, the two girls […]

My Happy Family

Nana & Simon

DE / GE / FR
2017
Feature Film
120’

On the evening of her 52nd birthday, Georgian literature teacher Manana unexpectedly announces to her family that she is leaving. […]

My Happy Family

Nana & Simon

DE / GE / FR
2017
Feature Film
115’

On her 52nd birthday, literature teacher Manana realises just how unsatisfying her life is. She shares a small apartment with […]

My Kingdom

Debra Solomon

US
2014
Animation film
4’

»All my choices are about how to make feelings come alive for the audience through colour,  humour, and music.« – […]

JO / DE / PS / QA
2013
Documentary
80’

»In my world, loneliness, sadness, love, fragility and hope are emotions so often overshadowed by the bigger political picture of […]

My Mother, a War and Me

Tamara Trampe

2014
Documentary
78’
dt. OmeU

In the documentary film Tamara Trame and Johann Feindt recall the life story of her mother, who comes from the […]

My Name is Baghdad

Caru Alves de Souza

BR
2020
Feature Film
96’
OmU

This film has been nominated for the Audience Award endowed with 1,000 euro. Please vote after watching the movie. You […]

My Skinny Sister

Sanna Lenken

SE / DE
2015
Feature Film
95’

»I drew on my own experiences, but I also did a lot of research. Of course it was important for […]

Naked Animals

Melanie Waelde

DE
2020
Feature Film
83’

A film about a time when conquering the world seems entirely possible. Five adolescents growing up somewhere in provincial Germany, […]

Nalu on the Border

Cristiane Oliveira

BR / UY
2016
Feature Film
94’

»It can’t be easy for your Dad.« »It’s not easy for me! I have to do everything for him, he […]

Narcisa

Daniela Muttis

AR
2014
Documentary
61’

Daniela Muttis met Narcisa Hirsch at the end of the 1990s and has worked closely with her ever since. The […]

Nashi

Daya Cahen

NL / RU
2009
Experimental
27’

At a Nashi Summer Camp in Russia, 10,000 boys and girls are preparing themselves for a heroic future. They are […]

Nation Estate

Larissa Sansour

DK / PS
2012
Short film
9’

Nation Estate is a sci-fi short offering a clinically dystopian yet humorous approach to the Middle East deadlock. The film […]

Nekropolis

Kerstin Gramberg

DE
2010
Animation film
3’

Necropolis – a city as an autonomous organism, modulating rhythmically between construction and deconstruction.

Nena

Saskia Diesing

NL / DE
2014
Feature Film
93’

Nena is 16 and in love for the first time – with Carlo, the baseball team pitcher with the blue […]

Nest

Sonja Rohleder

DE
2019
Animation film
4’

A lonely bird tries to find true love in a dark forest. Will he find it?

Netflix & Pills

Manny Bonett

2015
Music video

New Report

Wynne Greenwood, K8 Hardy

US
2005
Short film
12’

Wynne Greenwood and K8 Hardy are reporters at WKRH − a feminist news station whose tagline is »pregnant with information«. […]

Next Door Letters

Sascha Fülscher

SE
2011
Animation film
15’

Lilja and her friend pull a mean trick on Melitta with Lilja writing a fake love letter in which she […]

Nico

Eline Gehring

DE
2021
Feature Film
79’
OmU

This film will also be available online on our VoD platform from March 29 to April 10, 2022. Please note: […]

IT / BE
2017
Feature Film
93’

Susanna Nicchiarelli’s road movie and biopic Nico, 1988 takes us from Paris via Prague, Nuremberg, Manchester, the Polish provinces and […]

No Cities to Love

Carrie Brownstein

US
2015
Music video
4’

No Home Movie

Chantal Akerman

FR / BE
2015
Documentary
115’

»I am not a feminist film-maker. I am a feminist – and I am a film-maker. But I’m also Jewish. […]

CA
2013
Documentary
75’

»Global food production is increasingly becoming concentrated by a handful of huge multinationals, not only impacting people ›over there‹ but […]

Nobody’s Wife

Adela Sequeyro

MX
1937
Feature Film
82’

The young Ana María is forced to flee her brutal stepfather and leave home. She finds shelter with three artistic […]

Noor

Çağla Zencirci, Guillaume Giovanetti

PK / FR
2012
Feature Film
79’

Noor wants to be a man. He no longer belongs to the Khusras, Pakistan’s transgender community. And he is definitely […]

Nothing but the Sun

Arami Ullón

PY / CH
2020
Documentary
75’
OmU

This film has been nominated for the Audience Award endowed with 1,000 euro. Please vote after watching the movie. You […]

DE
2015
Documentary
15’

Nouhaila is 11 years old and lives in Cologne. She’s a Muslim and wears a hijab. Her sport is kick-boxing. […]

Nuit #1

Anne Emond

CA
2011
Feature Film
91’

Clara is 28, a teacher, and lives in Québec. At a rave she meets the Ukrainian artist Nikolai and lands […]

Of Origins, Part 1: Hannah

Irit Reinheimer

US / DE
2016
Experimental
9’

Hannah is the first part of the experimental documentary series Of Origins, which deals with the life and activities of […]

Off Season

Sabine Panossian (DoP)

DE / IT
2019
Feature Film
43’

Judith’s boyfriend Gregor treats her to a surprise holiday at a spa hotel in Sicily to give her a break […]

Office Killer

Cindy Sherman

US
1997
Feature Film
82’

Unassuming copy editor Dorine Douglas is given a hard time in her job with the weekly magazine Constant Consumer, where […]

Oh! Die Vier Jahreszeiten

Ute Aurand, Ulrike Pfeiffer

DE
1988
Experimental
20’

Winter in Berlin in front of the Reichstag, summer in Paris on the Place de la Concorde, spring on Red […]

Oida

Jessica Hausner

AT
2015
Music video
3’

Oma Lien

Annelies de Wit

NL
2011
Documentary
15’

The 14-year-old Christel visits her beloved Gran at the old folk’s home twice a week. She’s suffering from Alzheimer’s, is […]

IT / FR
2020
Short film
9’
OmeU

The difficult livelihoods of small farmers from the Alfina plateau in Italy is the starting point for this unique homage. […]

On the Edge

Leïla Kilani

FR / MA / DE
2011
Spielfilm
106’

»Soufia Issami is the jittery and complex core of the film, never sleeping but rushing between work and her night-time […]

FI
1991
Experimental
11’
OFe

This experimental film combines the deconstruction of the image into repetition and rhythm that is typical of analogue structural film […]

One

Anouk de Clercq

BE / NO
2020
Short film
7’
OFe

One is a film, a performance, a 21st century protest song, a pledge, a commitment,  a solemn undertaking, a summoning […]

One in a Thousand

Clarisa Navas

AR / DE
2020
Feature Film
120’
OmU

This film has been nominated for the Audience Award endowed with 1,000 euro. Please vote after watching the movie. You […]

US
2011
Music video
6’

Jennifer Reeder’s music video features two 13-year-old girls dressed as black metal brides, lip-synching to a mash-up of Smells Like […]

Only the Best

Kim Münster

DE
2013
Documentary
79’

The biggest mistake you can make is to consider something is perfect. There’s always room for improvement.« – Quality Assurance […]

NL
2014
Documentary
87’

»Dear Monique, many who know me ask me how I am. Answer: not so good. I was hoping for cooler […]

US
1984
Short film
4’
OFe

In this short, magical film experiment, independent film pioneer Shirley Clarke interprets the musical universe of jazz giant Ornette Coleman […]

Oscillare

Lauren Feiring

US
2012
Short film
9’

Shot entirely on Super 8, Lauren Feiring follows in her film Oscillare Alyson Bowles as she struggles to transition from […]

Other Girls

Esa Illi

FI
2015
Feature Film
90’

18-year-old Jessica is going through the trials and tribulations of being in love for the first time. For the lucky […]

Out of Frame

Amina Maher

MY / DE / IR
2022
Short film
14’
OmU

Isolated in their inner-city apartment in Tehran, Narges and her controlling mother pierce through the layers to the core of […]

Out of Place

Friederike Güssefeld

DE
2019
Documentary
87’

Weed, alcohol, speed, coke: this is how street-wise yet naïve teenager Kevin sums up his life in Germany. Classed as […]

outside

Johanna Sunder-Plassmann, Tama Tobias-Macht

DE
2018
Documentary
80’

Matze, Elvis, Peter and Sergio live outside, on the streets, in the woods – on the margins of a society […]

Ovarian Psycos

Joanna Sokolowski, Kate Trumbull-LaValle

US
2016
Documentary
72’

Riding at night through the streets of Eastside Los Angeles is considered dangerous. But the Ovarian Psycos Bicycle Brigade, a […]

Owls & Mice

Simone van Dusseldorp

NL
2016
Feature Film
80’

»So Peepeep is literally in here?« – »Exactly. Or at least, his bones are.« Meral has just moved house with […]

P.O.W.A. (M.I.A.)

Maya Arulpragasam (M.I.A.)

US
2017
Music video
4’

»I’m not Rihanna, I’m not Madonna.« Lying on a bed of flowers, M.I.A. rides on a truck through colourful landscapes […]

PAC 9000

Minu Park

DE
2020
Short film
7’
OF

»Are we smart consumers or just slaves to technology? […] This film is about a woman living in a world […]

Pam Pam

Maria Duncker

FI
2013
Short film
1’

Sunrise, sunset … if I say so. The protagonist shoots the sun and makes the bright star fall behind the […]

DE
2018
Short film
8’

Sometimes, it’s two steps backwards. Berlin Zoo’s multi-million-dollar investment refuses to cooperate. In a cross between short film and performance […]

Paradies! Paradies!

Kurdwin Ayub

AT
2016
Documentary
78’

Kurdwin Ayub fled to Austria from Iraq with her family in 1991. Nearly 25 years later, she accompanies her father […]

Parallel Planes

Nicole Wegner

DE
2018
Documentary
100’

Nicole Wegner’s documentary essay film Parallel Planes is something of a cross between road movie and diary novel, a journey […]

Parisienne

Danielle Arbid

FR
2015
Feature Film
119’

Paris in the 90s. Eighteen-year-old Lina has just arrived in France from Beirut to study. She quickly flees from the […]

DE
1975/76
Short film
5’

Old and young at a big kitchen sit-in. The mistress of the house is in charge here. Film Series New […]

Passing Drama

Angela Melitopoulos

DE
1999
Experimental Documentary
66’

In her award-winning video essay Passing Drama, Angela Melitopoulos addresses the process of collective remembering. She examines the experiences of […]

Passion

Maja Borg

SE / ES
2021
Documentary
87’
OmU

Passion is a personal film about a quest. It arose from the director’s desire to work through their own hurtful […]

Patterns of the Conquerors

Sascha Reichstein

AT / UK
2017
Experimental
21’

In 1866, John Forbes Watson compiled a book featuring various patterns used in South Asian textile handicrafts to show them […]

Pause

Tonia Mishiali

CY / GR
2018
Feature Film
96’

»I was inspired by images that were depicted in my mind and events that I experienced growing up in Cyprus […]

Pawo

Antje Heyn

DE
2015
Animation film
8’

A little toy figure meets a constantly changing companion that makes her aware of her strengths and capabilities.

DE
2012
Musical
80’

In 2010, the musician and artiste known as Peaches first staged her »anti-jukebox-musical« Peaches Does Herself at the Hebbel Am […]

Penguin

Julia Ocker

DE
2017
Animation film
4’

The penguin waiter wants the penguin party to be perfect. Has he taken on too much?

Perfect Garden

Mara Mattuschka, Chris Haring

AT
2013
Performance
80’

We are taken to an occupied establishment – a sort of self-defined subcosmos of reality – to observe a sensual […]

Permanent Residents

Isabell Spengler

DE / US
2005
Short film
9’

Permanent Residents combines lavish costume design with a documentary-style depiction of everyday events in the contemporary urban space of Los […]

Persian Pickles

Jodie Mack

US
2012
Experimental
3’

During the 1960s, paisley patterns became hugely popular. In Persian Pickles, Jodie Mack goes one better by using high-frequency cut […]

Personal Images: Personal Semiotics of War

Masa Hilcisin Dervišević

CZ
2013
Short film
10’

Personal Images: Personal Semiotics of War presents a selection of the articles, diaries, letters and photographs that director Masa Hilcisin […]

Petite Maman

Céline Sciamma

FR
2021
Feature Film
72’

PLEASE NOTE: Petite Maman runs only on June 18 at 8 p.m. at Schauburg Dortmund. You can’t buy tickets online. […]

AT
1991/2004
Experimental
27’

In cafés, social centres, back rooms and religious locations, between 1991 and 1992 Lisl Ponger filmed the celebrations and gatherings […]

Pierburg: Ihr Kampf ist unser Kampf

Edith Schmidt-Marcello, David Wittenberg

DE
1974/75
Documentary
49’

»Does the Pierburg company actually still have serfs working there?« Voice-over quote from the film 13 August 1973: Despite the […]

Pigs in Progress

Kerstin Honeit

DE
2013
Short film
12’

Pigs in Progress links two opposing phenomena within urban development: the current gentrification process in Berlin, where long-term tenants are […]

Pilgrimage

Adéọlá Ọlágúnjú

DE
2018
Installation
4’
OFe

Life is a journey is a conventional metaphor that derives its vitality from the fact that it closely fits the […]

Pink Cuts Pink

Alma Weber

DE
2016
Animation film
2’

A girl stuck in a dismal loop where everything is firmly smoothed over, until her pent-up rage allows her to […]

Pirate Boys

Pol Merchan

DE
2018
Experimental Documentary
13’

Kathy Acker’s writing, and a seminal portrait of her taken by intersex photographer Del LaGrace Volcano, provide a lens through […]

DE
2016
Short film
4’

Plateau

Vanessa Nica Mueller

DE
2016
Experimental
13’

A man wanders around outside, through deserted spaces. Two women have found temporary shelter somewhere inside. Their deserted environment poses […]

Playing with Balls

Nanna Kristin Magnúsdóttir

IS
2014
Feature Film
8’

As tempers become frayed and temperatures rise during a tennis match, a group of old lesbians is inspired and aroused […]

Please Relax Now

Vika Kirchenbauer

DE
2014
Experimental
12’

»This is going to be a memorable event, orchestrated by me for you. Believe me, you will never forget this. […]

Please Relax Now

Vika Kirchenbauer

DE
2014
Short film
12’

»This is going to be a memorable event, orchestrated by me for you. Believe me, you will never forget this. […]

Pluto

Su-won Shin

KR
2012
Feature Film
114’

»Korea has the highest teen suicide rate in the world and the main reason is the pressure they’re under in […]

Political Romance

Michelle Keserwany, Noelle Keserwany, Dania Bdeir

LB / FR
2020
Music video
5’
OmeU

»On August 4th, 2020, the Lebanese political class of a failing state destroyed its own capital and killed its own […]

Poor People Relax Me

Clara Winter

DE / MX
2017
Experimental Documentary
42’

Clara wakes up in Mexico and is determined to turn the aesthetic exploitation of the less privileged against that of […]

Porn Punk Poetry

Julia Hönemann (DoP)

DE
2014
Feature Film
40’

Damon is 27 years old, tattooed, sports a Mohawk haircut and works as a prostitute. Actually, at his age, he […]

Possibly in Michigan

Cecilia Condit

US
1983
Experimental
12’

Two young women are pursued in a shopping mall by a cannibal. In a surreal suburban setting, victims become aggressors, […]

Postcards

Ana Hušman

HR
2013
Experimental
23’

Among the methods a textbook for learning Croatian as a foreign language recommends are: role playing, reading aloud, the staging […]

DE
2015
Experimental
3’

Rigoletti is seen at the Berlin International Film Festival as a roving reporter. On behalf of Pro Quota Direction, a […]

Precautionary Measure

Lizzy Deacon and Ika Schwander

GB
2021
Short film
14’
OFe

Helen wins a life coaching session in a raffle. She is assigned life coach Hazel, who introduces Helen to the […]

FI
2022
Short film
8’
OW

Inspired by Ingmar Bergman’s Autumn Sonata, the order of playing piano is put to the test. While we follow the […]

Presence

Aleksandra Kołodziejczyk, Karl Wratschko

AT
2020
Silent film
6’
OW

In most cities, women are greatly under-represented in the urban landscape – a far cry from gender parity. In Vienna, […]

Prevenge

Alice Lowe

UK
2016
Feature Film
88’

Related with darkly vicious British humour by Alice Lowe as screenwriter, director and also in the main acting role, Prevenge […]

Primus Tempus

Azar Saiyar

FI
2014
Short film
5’

»When I was collecting, organising and editing pictures for this film, I was searching for ways to look at commercial […]

AT / DE / TR
2016
Experimental
15’

A Collage visualising Bilir-Meier’s research on censorship in the art world in Turkey. One recent example is the demolition of […]

Pussy

Renata Gąsiorowska

PL
2016
Animation film
8’

A young girl spends the evening at home alone. She decides to indulge in some sweet solo pleasure – it […]

Pwdre Ser: the rot of stars

Charlotte Pryce

US
2018
Short film
6’

The film particles in Pryce’s analogue film experiment move across the screen like stars over the horizon. The pictures, which […]

DE
2014
Documentary
90’

The image of the Mariachi musician wearing tight trousers, a Sombrero and cowboy boots is one of the most famous […]

Queen of Niendorf

Joya Thome

DE
2017
Feature Film
67’

»We’re a boys’ gang, girls are not allowed! They’re always scared.« »Somehow, they’ve all become strange this year.« The summer […]

Queen’s Speech EP 7

Lady Leshurr & Wow

2017
Music video

Queer Genius

Chet Pancake

US
2019
Documentary
116’

A fascinating and unusual portrait of artists. In experimental episodes, the film introduces five queer artists: Barbara Hammer, the Black […]

Queerama

Daisy Asquith

UK
2017
Documentary
71’

Queerama is a film traversing a century of gay experiences, created from the treasure trove of the BFI archive. Daisy […]

Quo Vadis, Aida?

Jasmila Žbanić

BA / AT / RO / DE / NL / PL / FR / NO
2020
Feature Film
104’
OmU

Bosnia, July 1995. Teacher Aida works as an interpreter for the UN at the Srebrenica camp. When the Serbian army […]

Quo Vadis, Aida?

Jasmila Žbanić

BA / AT / RO / DE / NL / PL / FR / NO
2020
Feature Film
104’
OmU

This film has been nominated for the Audience Award endowed with 1,000 euro. Please vote after watching the movie. You […]

2011
Short film
7’

Racetrack Superstar Ghost documents a horse racecourse shortly before its demolition –at the very moment it gets a new phase […]

Radiant Green Field

Sophie Hilbert

DE
2021
Short film
26’
OF

What do you actually find if you start digging a hole? Fifty years of uranium mining in the Ore Mountains […]

Rat Women

Minkie Spiro

UK
1997
Documentary
9’
OFe

»Do you mind rats? Because I have some …« Women who keep rats as pets – lots of rats – […]

Raw

Julia Ducournau

FR / BE
2016
Feature Film
98’

The exceptionally gifted Justine (Garance Marillier) wants to become a vet like everyone else in her family. During a cruel […]

Razzle Dazzle

Jodie Mack

US
2014
Short film
3’

Razzle Dazzle is an iridescent animated flicker film about textiles which lend a new and dizzying dimension to the illusion […]

Real Snow White

Pilvi Takala

FI / FR / NL
2009
Short film
9’

The absurd logic and extreme discipline of Disneyland become apparent when a real fan of Disney’s Snow White is banned […]

Rebecca

Bine Jankowski (DoP)

DE
2014
Kurzspielfilm
28’

Following her separation from Ben, the 28-year-old Rebecca is staying with friends in a flat-share. As to why the relationship […]

Rebel Dykes

Harri Shanahan and Siân A. Williams

GB
2021
Documentary
92’
OmU

This film will also be available online on our VoD platform from March 29 to April 10, 2022. Please note: […]

UK
2017
Short film
10’

An exploration of the magic and dynamism of blackness in a realm where time and space are altered. The now, […]

DE
1982
Documentary

A question asked in all of the SFD films on the subject of housing is whether and how traditional, provincial […]

Red Rose

Sepideh Farsi

FR / GR / IR
2014
Feature Film
87’

»It was very important for me to make a film without any compromises. A film pure ‘to its core’ in […]

Redbird and Other Birds

Julieta Maria

CA
2019
Documentary
13’
OFe

The location for this essayistic film is the area around a small suburban airport. Since the control tower is now […]

Refahmation

Nicola Awang

CA
2016
Experimental
7’

Refahmation is a performance work on the deconstruction of colonialised bodies. Nicola Awang’s video explores the interrelations between self-love, identity […]

Regarding Susan Sontag

Nancy D. Kates

US
2014
Documentary
100’

»She was the indispensable voice of moral responsibility, perceptual clarity, passionate advocacy for social justice. Sontag took it as a […]

DE
1987
Short film
1’

Rejoice Resist

Elisha Smith-Leverock

UK / US
2021
Short film
5’
OF

Rejoice Resist is a film that celebrates and shows Black joy and Black pleasure as the ultimate form of resistance. […]

Republic of Silence

Diana El Jeiroudi

DE / FR / SY / IT
2021
Documentary
183’
OmU

»This film starts without a picture.«. We just see white letters on a black background. Childhood memories, a camera given […]

Restless Legs Saga

Shana Moulton

US
2012
Short film
8’

Shana Moulton’s video works and performances aim to combine the therapeutic promise of shopping, orthodox medicine and New Age philosophy […]

Return

Liza Johnson

US
2011
Feature Film
97’

»In all my work, I’m interested in the ongoing present, in the atmosphere and texture of everyday life. … For […]

DE
2014
Spielfilm
94’

»You can’t have a set plan with children. For a start, they’re only allowed to be on set five hours […]

DE
2016
Feature Film
95’

»You can’t have a set plan with children. For a start, they’re only allowed to be on set five hours. […]

Ridestar

Hannaleena Heiska

FI
2010
Experimental
3’

Ridestar begins with a picture that is reminiscent of a wild and empty landscape. The camera scans in detail over […]

RIOT NOT DIET

Julia Fuhr Mann

DE
2018
Short film
17’

A golden summer dress in XXL, the ice lolly drips slowly onto the hot ground. RIOT NOT DIET creates a […]

Rock the Casbah

Laïla Marrakchi

FR / MA
2012
Feature Film
100’

Summer in Tangiers. After the death of the patriarch, family members congregate for three days of mourning in the ancestral […]

Rocks in My Pocket

Signe Baumane

US / LT
2014
Animation film
93’

»I want to bridge the gap between the internal and external, I want to communicate what it really feels like […]

Romy’s Salon

Mischa Kamp

NL / DE
2018
Feature Film
90’
DF

Since her mother has been working so much, Romy has been going to her grandmother’s after school. She usually helps […]

Rosas Hochzeit

Icíar Bollaín

ES
2020
Feature Film
108’
OmU

Rosa has had enough! She’s worked herself to the bone as a seamstress, looked after her father, and taken care […]

Rosie & Moussa

Dorothée van den Berghe

BE
2018
Feature Film
90’

»Shall we play topsy-turvy world?« – »Yes, we can jump on clouds!« – »And we can swim in the trees!« […]

Rub (Uncensored)

Peaches, A.L. Steiner, Lex Vaughn

US
2015
Music video
5’

Rules of the Game

Claudine Bories, Patrice Chagnard

FR
2014
Documentary
106’

Lolita hates to laugh, Kevin doesn’t know how to sell himself and Hamid doesn’t like bosses. They’re 20, poorly educated, […]

Ruski Make Up

Mariola Brillowska

DE
2008
Animation film
9’

If the Russians were to join the EU, their post-communist trauma of anarchy would spread across globalised Europe. And Ruski […]

FR
1902
Short film

Alice Guy shot La Fée aux choux twice, this time outside the garden gate and then inside the garden where […]

Salomè

Francesca Bertini (Artist)

IT
1910
Silent film
8’

Salome (Francesca Bertini) enchants the guests attending the birthday party of her stepfather Herodes with a veil dance. In return, […]

Salt White

Keti Machavariani

GE
2011
Feature Film
80’

Post-Soviet Georgia at the beginning of the 21st century. Nana, 35, is single and works as a seasonal worker at […]

Sand Storm

Elite Zexer

IL
2016
Feature Film
87’

The celebrations in a Bedouin village on the edge of Israel’s Negev desert are in full swing. Jalila is host […]

Satan’s Rhapsody

Lyda Borelli (Artist)

IT
1915
Spielfilm
45’

The aging diva Alba d’Oltrevita (Lyda Borelli) yearns for her lost youth and so swears a pact with the Devil. […]

Satellite Boy

Catriona McKenzie

AU
2012
Spielfilm
90’

»Satellite Boy is a love letter to my father. He’s gone now – he’ll never see the film – but […]

Saturn Return

Ale Bachlechner

DE
2014
Short film
15’

»What did I do so far? Any remarkable achievements or prospects? What can I expect from life? From myself? And […]

Scarred Skies

Vera Neubauer

UK
2014
Animation film
4’

Vera Neubauer documents industrial pollution in the city – but in a surprising way. For it’s the beautiful and the […]

Scheinwerfer und Lautsprecher

Timo Schierhorn, Katharina Duve, Schorsch Kamerun

DE
2013
Music video
4’

Schicht

Alexandra Gerbaulet

DE
2015
Documentary
28’

Shift simultaneously takes stock of and retraces the past. Salzgitter: A town where history deposits itself layer upon layer. The […]

Schraube

Hanna Nordholt and Fritz Steingrobe

DE
1993
Short film
7’
UK
2018
Documentary
89’

Seahorse is a documentary about manhood, the body and childbirth. What is it like for a transgender man to carry […]

Searching for Sugar Man

Malik Bendjelloul

SE / UK
2012
Documentary
86’

Detroit, in the early 1970s, and Mexican-American singer Sixto Rodriguez is playing in a dingy backyard. Two renowned producers visiting […]

Secret of Beauty and Youth

Clarissa Patrix

DE
1939
Video
9’

»Sport, sauna bath, massage and gymnastics are good for the health, beauty and youth […] boost performance and mobilise all […]

Seepferdchen

Nele Dehnenkamp

DE
2020
Documentary
16’
OF

A seahorse swims upright in the water and can’t sink. Part of the human brain is named after it, the […]

Self Surgery

Hikari Wajima

JP
2020
Experimental, Performance
5’

How do we accept our own bodies, our hair and skin colour, figure, muscle form and fat, things we can’t […]

Semra Ertan

Cana Bilir-Meier

AT / DE
2013
Experimental
8’

Semra Ertan was born in Turkey in 1956 and moved to her parents to the federal republic of Germany in […]

Sense of Humor

Marilyne Canto

FR
2013
Feature Film
88’

»The film recounts the difficult genesis of a couple, and the reconstitution of a family long after a death occurs. […]

TR / NL
2015
Experimental
15’

News coverage from conflict areas generally consists of sensational material. The footage reflects only selected moments of reality. While local […]

Ses Alma Rehberi

Cana Bilir-Meier

AT / DE / TR
2016
Video performance
6’

A video performance consisting of a public viewing of Cana Bilir-Meier’s personal archive and a spoken text collage

Seventeen

Monja Art

CH
2017
Feature Film
104’

It’s the final weeks before school summer holidays, somewhere in lower Austria. Seventeen-year-old Paula is secretly in love with Charlotte. […]

Shade

KC Locke

2017
Music video
DE
2016
Experimental
4’

The most recent found footage work of the collective NEOZOON consists of a collection of animated pictures (GIFs) showing trophy […]

Shame /Fame

Eef Hilgers

NL
2017
Documentary, Spielfilm
25’

What takes place every day and every second on the Internet is a raging inferno: videos of people in embarrassing […]

Share

Marit Östberg

2010
Short film
16’

A woman is longing for her lover. Pictures come to her mind. She sees her lover and her lover’s lover, […]

She

Libia Stella Gómez

CO
2015
Feature Film
104’

»The indifference towards death in this story mirrors the indifference towards life, an open wound in our modern Colombia, indeed […]

DE
2016
Experimental
3’

She Whose Blood Is Clotting in My Underwear was made for Vika Kirchenbauer’s music/performance project COOL FOR YOU. The point […]

Shook Raja

Gil Green

2018
Music video

Shuttles

Pleix

FR
2017
Music video
7’

The core idea of Shuttles was to make a film without filming anything but finding everything on the internet. The […]

Signs of a City

Johanna Reich

DE
2013
Installation
6’

The video Signs of a City explores the multiple role and impact of white space. Empty canvases roam urban space […]

Silva Shade

Martha Jurksaitis, Cherry Kino

FI / UK
2013
Short film
4’

Siren’s Tail

Alba Barbé i Serra, Miquel Muntaner Marcè

ES
2020
Animation film
8’
OW

Roque is confused and sad. When he proudly dresses up as a mermaid for carnival, he’s laughed at by all […]

Sirene

Zara Dwinger

NL
2017
Feature Film
26’

»Women like it when the man’s the boss.« Kay and his friends like energy drinks, motocross and girls. But the […]

Sisterhood

Marit Östberg

DE
2011
Documentary
47’

Sisterhood is a documentary about making queer feminist porn. Marit Östberg talks to the key participants in the film Share […]

Sitzend überleben

Carolin Schmitz

DE
2001
Documentary
20’

People spend at least eight hours a day working. During this time, they are surrounded by other people they didn’t […]

Skwod

Reece Proctor

2017
Music video

Slapper

Luci Schroder

AU
2016
Short film
15’

Taylah, a rebellious, penniless teenager, roams through Australia’s suburban wasteland. She has to find cash to pay for the morning-after […]

Snackbar

Meral Uslu

NL
2012
Feature Film
84’

Mohamed, Mounir, Nouredin and friends have a lot of fun and a lot of anger inside them. Sometimes, a mere […]

Snow Crazy

Laila Pakalniņa

2012
Documentary
34’

How can you ski in a country without mountains? Well, ski-crazed Latvians have found the solution: they jump off roofs […]

Snow White

Britt Dunse

DE
2015
Animation film
10’

Dunse’s elaborately animated film is a different take on this Grimm’s fairytale, and in a special language: German sign language. […]

Solar Walk

Réka Bucsi

DK
2018
Animation film
21’

Two fantasy creatures enter a new universe, a still undiscovered solar system. In a wild chain of associations, they tumble […]

Solitary Acts #4

Nazlı Dinçel

US / TR
2015
Experimental
8’

A young girl explores her sexuality. In a humorous, impetuous and provocative manner, Dinçel shares with us her personal memories. […]

Solitary Acts #5

Nazlı Dinçel

US / TR
2015
Experimental
8’

»There is a knock on the door. Her grandmother shouts: ›You will not make a good Muslim.‹ Eating in the […]

DK / PL
2014
Documentary
105’

Bulldozers crush everything that is dumped here day after day by armies of trucks. Amidst the stinking detritus of a […]

Something Different

Věra Chytilová

1963
Feature Film
82’

This film is about Something Different, and in 1963 won Věra Chytilová first prize in the Mannheim Film Festival. Chytilová […]

Something Must Break

Ester Martin Bergsmark

SE
2014
Feature Film
90’

A love story between two young men where one is the androgynous Sebastian and the other is Andreas who is […]

Somewhere only We Know

Jesse McLean

US
2009
Short film
5’

What’s in a face? The close-ups of participants in various US casting shows are a useful guide to the more […]

Song N° 22

Céline Trouillet

FR
2013
Experimental Documentary
5’

Two twin sisters perform Bonnie Tyler’s Total Eclipse of the Heart. The title’s allusion to the universe continues in this […]

Song of the Sea

Tomm Moore

IE / LU / BE / FR / DK
2015
Animation film
93’

A girl called Saoirse and her brother Ben can hear the sound of the sea in a magic shell left […]

US
2015
Feature Film
98’

»Anything that runs wild has got something bad in them. You want to leave some of that in there, because […]

Sonita

Rokhsareh Ghaem Maghami

DE / IR / CH
2015
Documentary
91’

»Even an eighty-year-old man can marry a girl of sixteen.« – »But I’m sure if my song comes out, that […]

Sonita

Rokhsareh Ghaem Maghami

IR / DE / CH
2015
Documentary
90’
OmU

In her internationally acclaimed documentary Rokhsareh Ghaem Maghami tells the story of 19-year-old rapper Sonita. Sonita lives in Iran as […]

DE
2016
Documentary
32’

Sookee – Von Seepferdchen und Schränken (Sookee – On Seahorses and Cupboards) is the portrait of queer-feminist rapper and left-wing […]

Sorge 87

Thanh Nguyen Phuong

DE
2017
Animation film
10’

»In principle there was 5 sqm for each person plus kitchen and toilet.« In the impressively named district of »Sorge« […]

Sorge 87

Thanh Nguyen Phuong

DE
2017
Animation film
10’

»In principle there was 5 sqm for each person plus kitchen and toilet.« In the impressively named district of »Sorge« […]

EG / TN / DE
2021
Feature Film
96’
OmeU

This film has been nominated for the Audience Award endowed with 1,000 euro. Please vote after watching the movie. You […]

Sounds for Mazin

Ingrid Kamerling

NL
2012
Documentary
19’

Twelve-year-old Mazin has been deaf since birth. Now he’s about to have the operation that promises to allow him to […]

Souvenir

Miriam Gossing und Lina Sieckmann

DE / NL
2019
Short film
21’

The setting: cruise liners that commute between Rotterdam and Hull, Kiel and Oslo in 36 hours. Off camera, sailors’ widows […]

SP

Azucena Losana

MX / AR
2015
Short film
3’
DE
2011
Short film
31’

A film and music project investigating Blaxploitation and science fiction featuring young post migrants, made by akademie der autodidakten in […]

Spain

Anja Salomonowitz

AT
2012
Feature Film
102’

Why Spain? »People there are still afraid of God. Where people are afraid of God, you can live well.« Sava […]

Spirit Away

Betina Kuntzsch

DE
2015
Animation film
6’

Spirit Away evolved out of an interest in the biographies of patients whose artistic work is represented in the Prinzhorn […]

Split Ends, I Feel Wonderful

Akosua Adoma Owusu

US
2012
Short film
5’

Manipulating found footage, the film observes the latest fad in hairstyles of 1975 among African Americans at a time when […]

Spontaneous

Lori Felker

US
2020
Documentary
14’

»I had a miscarriage while attending a film festival in 2016. This is a story about bad timing, ignorance, public […]

Spoor

Agnieszka Holland

PL / DE / CZ / SE / SK
2017
Feature Film
128’

Janina Duszejko, a retired construction engineer, lives in a small mountain village on the Czech-Polish border. One day her beloved […]

Spotless

Emma Branderhorst

NL
2021
Feature Film
16’
OmeU

Like about 9 per cent of women in the Netherlands aged between 12 and 25, Ruby can’t always afford to […]

Standing Tall

Emmanuelle Bercot

FR
2015
Feature Film
119’

Malony is verbally and physically abusive, he fights the authorities, ends up in a juvenile court for the first time […]

Stay Woke

Chelsea Odufu

2015
Music video
DE
1982
Experimental
12’

Stern des Méliès is dedicated to Georges Méliès, the film- making pioneer. Dore O. produces visual poetic creations that capture […]

Still the Water

Naomi Kawase

ES / FR / JP
2014
Feature Film
118’
OmU

»I would like spectators to realize that we human beings are not the centre of all things. We are but […]

UA
2021
Feature Film
122’
OmU

»If you don’t dare, you’ll never know.« It’s the penultimate year of school for Masha, Yana and Senia. In her […]

BR
2011
Feature Film
98’

Magdalena: »I’m afraid of dying.« Antonio: »Then just don’t die.« Madalena lives in Jotoumba, a run-down and over-aged village in […]

Stucky Bumaye!

Erica Stucky

CH
2009
Short film
4’

Suburbia

Penelope Spheeris

US
1983
Feature Film
94’

»When I did Suburbia, none of those kids were actors. I felt like it was much easier to turn punk […]

Sugar Snap TV – Nationality

Transnationales Ensemble Labsa

DE
2015
Short film
4’

Summer 1993

Carla Simón

ES
2017
Feature Film
96’

After her late mother’s belongings are all packed up, 6-year-old Frida is sent to live with her uncle, aunt and […]

Summertime

Catherine Corsini

FR / BE
2015
Feature Film
105’

In 1970s France, 23-year-old Delphine moves out of her parents’ farm to go and live in Paris. Once there she […]

Super Amir Country

Transnationales Ensemble Labsa

DE
2015
Short film
3’

Super Smile

Effie Wu

DE
2007
Experimental
5’

As the camera follows the artist around the apartment, she transfixes the viewer with her hypnotic smile. The irritation between […]

Super Unit

Teresa Czepiec

PL
2014
Documentary
20’

›Super Unit‹ refers to Le Corbusier and his vision of a new style of architecture that was to lead to […]

Suspended Time, on Caring

MATERNAL FANTASIES

DE
2020
Experimental
12’
OF

»The film proposes new vocabularies and visual performative translations of the maternal experience with the goal of integrating intergenerational knowledge, […]

Suzzanna van Osch

Katharina Duve

ID / DE
2020
Documentary, Experimental Documentary, Short film
11’

Based on the theory that biographies are constantly evolving and per se bring together contradictions, the film explores the elusive […]

Swallow

Laure Prouvost

UK
2013
Video
12’

Swallow takes us to somewhere in Italy, to a secluded waterfall under an azure sky. The images that Laure Prouvost […]

Swinguerra

Bárbara Wagner, Benjamin de Burca

BR
2019
Experimental, Short film
23’
OmeU

Swinguerra is all about self-empowerment. The film’s immensely strong and positive portrayal of BIPOC and the queer community, especially trans […]

Tailor

Calí dos Anjos

BR
2017
Animation film
10’

An animation in the animation: Transgender cartoonist Orlando Tailor runs a website that focuses on the experiences of trans people. […]

Take One Two

Erika M. Anderson

US
2012
Music video
3’

Talea

Katharina Mückstein

AT
2013
Feature Film
75’

»The desire to find out something about yourself is ingrained in all of us, no matter the environment in which […]

Talk to Me

Marta Prus

PL
2015
Documentary
42’

Marta Prus: »I‘m afraid of exerting my influence on your life. It was nice to be able to help you […]

Talleres Clandestinos

Catalina Molina

AT / AR
2010
Spielfilm
40’

Juana, a young Bolivian woman, leaves her husband and child to earn some money working as a seamstress in neighbouring […]

AT
2012
Short film
15’

A young woman speaks to the camera non-stop until the end. The scene is a cellar. She is trying to […]

Tarpaulins

Lisa Truttmann

AT / US
2017
Documentary
78’
OmU

Termites offer Lisa Truttmann an unusual way of approaching the city of Los Angeles. The visual framework for this film […]