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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
Documentary, Short film
4’

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

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 […]

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.

2016
Music video
DE
1961
Short film
11’

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

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

Maria 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
Documentary
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 […]

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 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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 mother to […]

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. […]

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, Short film
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 […]

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 […]

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, Short film
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, […]

An Ode to Vaginismus

Catrine Val

DE
2017
Experimental, Short film
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 […]

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

Organische Texturen aus dem Naturraum Mexikos werden in makroskopischer Ansicht »abtastend« fotografiert. Die Einzelbildfolgen morphen ineinander, wodurch die Texturen gleitend […]

DE
1919
Feature Film, Kurzspielfilm, 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 […]

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 […]

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 city […]

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 parties […]

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 […]

DE
2016
Audio play
53’

In 2014, the district court of Dortmund sentenced midwife Anna Rockel-Loenhoff to six-and-a-half years’ imprisonment for manslaughter, plus forced her […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 Fanderi

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 […]

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. […]

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 […]

2017
Music video

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, […]

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 […]

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, Short film
5’

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

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 […]

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 Fanderi

FR / DE
2000
Short film
3’

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, Short film
4’

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

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, Short film
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, Short film
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 […]

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 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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

DE
2016
Animation film, Short film
16’

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

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.

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 […]

DE
1974
Short film, Silent film
5’

Claudia practices carnival choreographies in the living room, Grandma watches.

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 Bartoszevicz

PL
2016
Documentary, Short film
18’

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

2017
Performance

With a concept of art that intermediates between private and public life, »Club Fortuna« takes pleasure in causing perplexity. Their […]

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 […]

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, Short film
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- […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

US
2013
Animation
13’

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

RO
2017
Short film
6’

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

Dear Afghanistan

Lisa Domin, Transnationales Ensemble Labsa

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 […]

Deep Down Tidal

Tabita Rezaire

ZA
2017
Animation film, 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 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 […]

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 weiße Prinz

Eva Bertram

DE
1991
Short film
9’

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 […]

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 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 fun […]

Die Puppe

Ossi Oswalda

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

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. […]

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 […]

2017
Music video

Dizzy Mess

Vivian Ostrovsky

US
2018
Experimental, Short film
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 […]

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 […]

Double Happiness

Ella Reidel

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
Animation film, Kurzspielfilm, 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 the […]

Drive with Care

Pilvi Takala

US
2014
Documentary, Experimental Documentary, Short film
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, Silent film
2’

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

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;  […]

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
Documentary, Experimental Documentary, experimenteller Kurzfilm, Short film
8’

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

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, Short film
3’

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 Heinrich

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 […]

Es ist ein Schnitter

Sigrun Köhler

DE
2015
Experimental, Short film
5’

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

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 […]

Europa

Ariane Andereggen, Ted Gaier

DE
2014
Music video, Short film
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, Short film
6’

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

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 […]

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
Documentary, Experimental Documentary, Short film
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, Short film
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 […]

Fan Fan

Chia-Hsin Liu

TW
2015
Feature Film, 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 […]

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 […]

Filip

Nathalie Álvarez Mesén

SE
2015
Kurzspielfilm, 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 […]

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- […]

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 […]

Forest of Echoes

Luz Olivares Capelle

AT
2017
Feature Film, Short 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 […]

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’

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’

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. […]

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, Short film
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.« Teona […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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. […]

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 […]

2016
Music video
NL
2015
Documentary, Short film
21’

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

TW
2015
Music video, Short film
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
Feature Film, 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
Kurzvideo
5’

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

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.

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. […]

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, Short film
25’

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

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 […]

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 to Adapt

María Chalela-Puccini

2017
Animation film
1’

These are the rules of how to adapt as a human to the contemporary world. In cooperation with Tricky Women […]

DE
2008/2017
Web video
1’

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

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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, […]

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. […]

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. […]

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 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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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.

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

DE
1960
Short film, Silent film
3’

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

Karmok

Rannvá Káradóttir, Marianna Mørkøres

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 […]

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
Kurzspielfilm, 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 […]

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
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.

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 […]

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 […]

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 film […]

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 […]

LEIBEINSPEISE – Intermission Diary

Anna-Lena Meisenberg (Artist)

Performance

I’d like to pick you up and see you melt. The dissolving of your form should expose and deform you. […]

Lichtwelle

Julia Rublow (Artist), Xenia Lesniewski (Artist)

DE
2016
Music video, Short film
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 […]

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, […]

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 […]

2017
Performance

In her live drawing shows the film-maker, artist and performer Lisa Gornick combines her different professions: Lisa sits at a […]

2016
Music video
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 […]

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 […]

Lover in Improvement (Edited Version)

Anna-Lena Meisenberg (Artist)

2017
Performance

In her performances, Anna-Lena Meisenberg adopts the role of her alter-ego Nikki Sharp. She deals with dominant role models and […]

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, […]

Mädchen

Helga Fanderi

FR / DE
1995
Short film
2’

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 […]

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, Experimental Documentary, Short film
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 […]

DE
2016
Experimental, Short film
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 […]

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 […]

Meissner Porzellan

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 […]

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 […]

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, Short 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 […]

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.

Moms on Fire

Joanna Rytel

SE
2016
Animation film, Short 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 […]

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 […]

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 and 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 and 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 […]

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 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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Nest

Sonja Rohleder

DE
2019
Animation film
4’

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

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«. […]

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 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 […]

Obviously, She’s Looking for Someone

Susanne Dilger (Artist)

Performance

They suddenly appear out of the blue, in the middle of the city, in department store doorways, at traffic lights, […]

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’

Omelia Contadina

Alice Rohrwacher, JR

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. […]

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 […]

NL
2014
Documentary
87’

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

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 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’

Since 2017 two Giant Panda Bears were hired out to the Berlin Zoo from China to attract more visitors. But […]

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, Silent film
5’

Old and young at a big kitchen sit-in. The mistress of the house is in charge here.

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 […]

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, Short film
8’

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

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 […]

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, Short 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 […]

Place to Be

Transnationales Ensemble Labsa

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, Kurzspielfilm, Short 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. […]

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 […]

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 […]

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, Short 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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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. […]

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. […]

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, 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’

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, […]

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 […]

Scarred Skies

Vera Neubauer

UK
2014
Animation, Short film
4’

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

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, 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 […]

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. […]

2017
Music video
DE
2016
Experimental, Short film
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
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, Short film
3’

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

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’

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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’

Akosua Adoma Owusu is a Ghanaian-American filmmaker, producer and cinematographer. She has exhibited worldwide including Berlinale, Rotterdam, BFI London Film […]

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 […]

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 […]

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’

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

Stucky Bumaye!

Erica Stucky

CH
2009
Short film
4’

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 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 […]

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. […]

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 […]

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 […]

Tauchmetamorphing

Judith Lewis

DE
1997
Short film
1’

Tell Me Nothing From The Horse – AFD

Thelma Buabeng (Artist)

DE
2019
Web series
4’

TMNFTH is Thelma Buabeng’s own online comedy format. »As a black actor in Germany I’ve had to listen to a […]

Tell Me Nothing From The Horse – Homosexuality

Vladimir Burlakov, Thelma Buabeng (Artist)

DE
2019
Web series
4’

Thelma Buabeng produced her online comedy format as a response to dangerous racist, misogynist and otherwise narrow-minded views and perspectives. […]

Tell Me When You Die

Amber Bemak, Nadia Granados

US / CO
2015
Experimental, Short film
12’

A video work exploring the juxtapositions between physical limitations and freedom in political and corporal contexts. Here, porn is thought […]

Tempest

Tatiana Huezo

MX
2016
Documentary
105’

A young mother and several other innocent victims are accused of human trafficking and thrown into a jail run by […]

Tess

Meg Rickards

ZA
2016
Feature Film
86’

Tess is twenty and a sex worker in Muizenberg, a coastal suburb of Cape Town. She gets through day-to-day life […]

The ABC of Love

Magnus Stifter

DE
1916
Feature Film
50’

Lis, daughter of a Count, is due to meet her future husband. She gazes in joyful anticipation at a drawing […]

GR
2014
Short film
7’

A mysterious man appears at various locations in Athens where racist attacks have taken place over the last few years. […]

The Alphabet of Feeling Bad

Karin Michalski

DE
2012
experimenteller Kurzfilm
13’

The Alphabet of Feeling Bad shows an experimental interview with the theorist and activist Ann Cvetkovich. Cvetkovich’s performance, which is […]

The Amazing Catfish

Claudia Sainte-Luce

MX
2013
Feature Film
91’

»There’s actually quite a lot of me in the various characters figured in Los peces insólitos gato. I left home […]

The Beast in the Jungle

Clara von Gool

NL
2019
Feature Film
87’

»It was the truth, vivid and monstrous, that all the while he had waited, the wait was itself his portion.« […]

The Belle Starr Story

Lina Wertmüller

IT
1967/68
Feature Film
103’

 The Belle Starr Story is considered to be the »only feminist Spaghetti Western ever directed by a woman« and, according […]

The Bengali Night

Narcisa Hirsch

AR
1980
Experimental, Short film
7’

The film is the artistic result of a workshop given by experimental film-maker Werner Nekes, who died in January 2017, […]

The Big Rot

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 […]

The Black Box

Tamara Trampe, Johann Feindt

DE
1992
Documentary
94’

»What lay behind the headlong rush into a ›New Society‹ that forbade any questions whatsoever?« Tamara Trampe Cramped interior spaces. […]

The 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 […]

The Burden

Niki Lindroth von Bahr

SE
2017
Animation film
15’

»I have no-one. I don’t know why. Well, actually I do know why. I have bad skin. Nobody wants to […]

US
2018
Documentary
98’

Film-maker Lana Lin examines Audre Lorde’s Cancer Journals, also from the point of view of her own experience of breast […]

SE
2018
Experimental, Short film
8’

Three different events are joined together: the apparitions of Our Lady in Fátima (1917), in Garabandal (1961-1965), and in Medjugorje […]

The Daughters of Fire

Albertina Carri

AR
2018
Feature Film
115’

A lesbian-feminist road movie about self-determination, lust and sex. After a period of separation, two lovers meet up again and […]

The Dreamed Ones

Ruth Beckermann

AT
2016
Feature Film
89’

»A word from you, and I can live.« – Paul Celan Almost 25 years of powerful, eloquent correspondence between Ingeborg […]

The Egg

Katharina Lüdin

DE
2017
Experimental
9’

A film about a film about an egg. Or: a film about short films, coincidences and mishaps, and a host […]

The Fever

Maya Da-Rin

BR / FR / DE
2019
Feature Film
98’

The Fever addresses the dramatic changes to the habitat in Brazil’s Amazon basin. 45-year-old Justino (Regis Myrupu), a member of […]

The Flies (The Birds II)

Susann Maria Hempel

DE
2010
Experimental
8’
OW

Susann Maria Hempel visits the ruins of her former home in Greiz and explores the beauty of decay. Her film […]

The Forest Is Like the Mountains

Christiane Schmidt (DoP)

DE / RO
2014
Documentary
101’

»In the summer of 2004, Elena and Aron Lingurar asked us whether we would like to be the godparents of […]

The Fourfold

Alisi Telengut

CA / DE
2020
Animation film
7’
OmeU

Based on the ancient animistic beliefsand shamanic rituals in Mongolia and Siberia, The Fourfold is an exploration of the indigenous […]

The General Store

Chantal Briet

FR
2005
Documentary
84’

Ali’s grocery store is the only store in the »La Source« neighbourhood that has remained in business since the shopping […]

The Grand Bizarre

Jodie Mack

US
2018
Experimental
60’

Textiles and the craft of weaving attracted renewed attention in the fields of art and philosophy a few years ago. […]

AT
2019
Feature Film
108’

»Our capitalist society would no longer function if we didn’t feel this constant need to compare ourselves and as a […]

The Heart

Fanni Metelius

SE
2018
Feature Film
100’

It’s quite obviously a good idea that photographer Mika and musician Tesfay become a couple. They’re young, good-looking, talented and […]

The Imp

Dr. Protegg (Rosa Porten, Franz Eckstein)

DE
1917
Feature Film
58’

Self-reflexive storylines that dealt with film-making, visiting the cinema and the film industry itself were popular material in the early […]

The Infernal Grove

Emily Vey Duke, Cooper Battersby

US
2020
Experimental
7’
OFe

We watch plants blooming, withering and disintegrating in time-lapse mode – a disturbingly beautiful staging of the process of decay. […]

BR / DE
2019
Feature Film
136’
OmU

Sisters Eurídice and Guida have lots of dreams: Eurídice wants to become a concert pianist, Guida dreams of freedom and […]

The Last Day of Autumn

Marjolaine Perreten

CH / BE / FR
2019
Animation film
8’

Winter’s on its way, and the animals of the forest are organising one last race to say goodbye to autumn.

The Law of the Jungle

Pascale Hecquet

FR
2015
Animation film
6’

A splendid, big banana hangs from a huge tree in the middle of the colourful jungle. A little monkey is […]

The Magical Dimension

Gudrun Krebitz

DE
2018
Animation film, Short film
7’

»You can always be in two places at once, did you know? The real world and the magical world.« The […]

The Magnetic Tree

Isabel Ayguavives

ES / CL
2013
Feature Film
85’

»The Magnetic Tree tells the simple story of someone returning to the place to which they belong – or at […]

The Man Who Sold His Skin

Kaouther Ben Hania

TN / FR / BE / SE / DE
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 […]

The Man Woman Case

Anaïs Caura

FR
2016
Animation film
45’

Sydney, 1920: The police discover the body of a woman. There is little evidence to prove it, but Police Inspector […]

The Masked Monkeys

Anja Dornieden, Juan David González Monroy

DE
2015
Experimental
30’

The masked arts of Indonesia are thousands of years old. It is believed that they originated from tribal death rites, […]

US
2018
Feature Film
91’

»The only mainstream queer female stories have been directed by men – it disgusts me.« Desiree Akhavan After the death […]

The Moon and I

Nancy Biniadaki

DE
2015
Animation film, Feature Film, Short film
8’

A little boy can’t sleep. He sees the moon outside his window and spontaneously starts to dance with it.

The Mosquito Pieks

Maria Steinmetz

DE
2017
Animation film
7’

It’s winter and little mosquito Pieks is freezing. Shivering with cold, she sets out in search of a warm overcoat.

The Name Of The Son

Martina Matzkin

AR
2020
Feature Film
13’
OmeU

Thirteen-year-old trans boy Lucho knows exactly who he is. When he spends a few days at the beach with his […]

The Name of the Son

Martina Matzkin

AR
2020
Feature Film
13’
OmeU

Thirteen-year-old trans boy Lucho knows exactly who he is. When he spends a few days at the beach with his […]

The New Children of Golzow

Simone Catharina Gaul

DE
2017
Documentary
90’

The Brandenburg village of Golzow was made famous by The Children of Golzow, one of the most ambitious long-term documentary […]

DE
2010
Short film
3’

Zoos reveal the human relationship to nature. They offer various settings in which the animal becomes an image in which […]

The One Who Walks

Eli Cortiñas

DE
2014
experimenteller Kurzfilm
9’

›The One Who Walks‹ is a key female character in Carlo Lizzani’s contribution to the Neorealist anthology film L’amore in […]

The Orphanage

Shahrbanoo Sadat

DK / DE / FR / LU / AF / QA
2019
Feature Film
90’
OmeU

15-year-old Quodrat lives in the streets of Kabul, without family or a roof over his head. He usually spends his […]

The Park

Randa Maroufi

FR
2015
Experimental Documentary
14’

The camera glides through a deserted amusement park in Casablanca where youngsters are killing time. Maroufi portrays the teenagers in […]

The Party

Sally Potter

UK
2017
Feature Film
90’

Sally Potter opens her star-studded social satire with a frontal shot of a pistol barrel: The party can begin. The […]

The Perfect Candidate

Haifaa Al Mansour

SA / DE
2019
Feature Film
101’
OmU

Haifaa Al Mansour (Wadjda) portrays a young woman in Saudi Arabia who struggles to achieve her goals with courage and […]

The Plague

Neus Ballús

ES
2012
Feature Film
85’

»Because of this feeling of loneliness and uncertainty, I’ve always thought of La plaga as a contemporary western. Also because […]

The Priestess Walks Alone

Hui-chen Huang

TW
2016
Documentary
54’

Anu is a tomboy. Although, as was conventional in Taiwan of the 1970s, she married young and had two children, […]

The Queen of Silence

Agnieszka Zwiefka

DE / PL
2014
Documentary, Feature Film, Music video
80’

The Queen of Silence‹ tells the story of 10-year-old Denisa, a deaf Roma girl who lives in an illegal settlement […]

The Remembered Film

Isabelle Tollanaere

BE
2018
Short film
18’

We find ourselves in an endless forest. Young soldiers appear in the uniforms of Soviet troops, the Wehrmacht and the […]

DE
2018
Experimental, Short film
21’

Four protagonists talk about their ideas of happiness, which are closely linked to perspectives of queerness and experiences with migration. […]

The Second Attack

Mala Reinhardt

DE
2018
Documentary
62’

»In Der zweite Anschlag I felt it important to give the protagonists the opportunity to present their own perspectives. Much […]

The Separate System

Katie Davies

UK
2017
Experimental Documentary
23’

Facilitated by a workshop programme with veterans, The Separate System explores the divisions and links between three clearly defined areas […]

The Sinking of Titania

Mara Mattuschka

DE
1985
Experimental
4’

Blending various techniques such as animation and live stop-start action, Sinking of Titania moves through several levels of reality. »Yes […]

The Sled

Olesya Shchukina

RU
2016
Animation film
4’

A young squirrel discovers a sled in the snow. Ignoring a group of scornful birds, it sledges down a pile […]

DE
2019
Feature Film, Short film
12’

Once upon a time there was a mirror made of ice that made everything beautiful look ugly and everything ugly […]

The Stopover

Delphine and Muriel Coulin

FR
2016
Feature Film
102’

At the end of their tour of duty in Afghanistan, two young military women, Aurore and Marine, are given three […]

The Ties That Bind

Su Friedrich

US
1984
Documentary
55’

In The Ties That Bind, Su Friedrich analyses her mother’s memories of her youth in Germany between the 1920s and […]

The Violators

Helen Walsh

GB
2015
Feature Film
97’

The 16-year-old Shelly lives with her brothers Andy and Jerome on a council estate in Cheshire – more a mother […]

The Visitor

Katarina Schröter

NL / CH / DE
2013
Documentary
74’

»A strange myth of our information society suggests that it’s suffcient to be informed in order to take part in […]

The Waldheim Waltz

Ruth Beckermann

AT
2018
Documentary
93’

»No to Waldheim, no to Waldheim!« chants a crowd of people in the centre of Vienna in 1986. Ruth Beckermann […]

The Wall Fell on Our Heads

Diane Izabiliza

DE
2018
Documentary
35’

Die Perspektive von Frauen of Color auf die Wende: Lucía Muriel, Nivedita Prasad, Katja Kinder, Peggy Piesche und Nasrin Bassiri […]

The Watermelon Woman

Cheryl Dunye

US
1996
Feature Film
90’

»Black people, more specifically black women, even more specifically queer black women have been kept anonymous in the archives, unaccredited […]

The Wednesday Child

Lili Horváth

HU / DE
2015
Feature Film
94’

»You were born on a Wednesday and a Wednesday’s child can achieve in life anything it wants,« were the last […]

The White Elephant

Shuruq Harb

PS
2017
Short film
12’

»When you take something apart, how in the world do you remember how it’s supposed to go back together?« Using […]

The World in Stillness Clouded

Susann Maria Hempel

DE
2012
Experimental, Short film
5’

»The world in stillness clouded and soft in twilight shrouded, so peaceful and so fair. Just like a chamber waiting, […]

US / DE / FR / DK / NL
2014
Documentary
92’

They are the superstars of the protest movement in the USA. For 15 years now, these infamous activists known as […]

Their Algeria

Lina Soualem

FR / DZ / CH / QA
2020
Documentary
72’
OmU

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

Thirst

Svetla Tsotsorkova

BG
2015
Feature Film
90’

»Thirst is a film about the kind of love that comes upon us when we least expect it [and] forces […]

DE / PT
2015
Experimental Documentary
8’

A head on a screen. Like a planet it moves in the emptiness of space. It speaks. Its words appear […]

Those Who Remain

Eliane Raheb

LB / AE
2016
Documentary
95’

Haykal lives in Al Shambouk, in one of Lebanon’s highest mountain regions, just a few kilometres from the Syrian border. […]

Three Centimetres

Lara Zeidan

UK
2017
Feature Film
9’

In the oldest amusement park in Beirut, four cheerful female friends decide to squeeze into the cabin of a Ferris […]

Threshold

Coraci Ruiz

BR
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 […]

Through the Eyes

Victoria Franco, Michel Franco

MX
2015
Feature Film
71’

Single mother Mónica works as a social worker in Mexico City. Her job is to help homeless and often drug-addicted […]

Time Suspended

Natalia Bruschtein

MX
2015
Documentary
64’

86-year-old Laura Bonaparte, the director’s grandmother, fought against the Argentine military junta from the late 1970s to the early 1980s. […]

DE
1974
Experimental
21’

Taking a cup in your hand, emptying it, holding it under water, scrubbing, rinsing, putting it on the draining board, […]

Tongue Cutters

Solveig Melkeraaen

NO
2017
Documentary
85’

»And up in the north of Norway, there are even world championships in codfish tongue cutting.« »That’s weird.« Cutting tongues […]

Tonight We’ll Become Women

Josefien Hendriks

NL
2013
Experimental Documentary
15’

Thirteen-year-old Ismini often goes to her friend Komal’s place for sleepovers. The duo has pretty much shared everything in life […]

Too Strong for Fantasy

Liza Ambrossio

MX / ES / IS / US
2018
Short film
2’

»I have the suspicion that in order to be truly free it is necessary to see your father die and […]

DE
2014
Feature Film
94’

Part Two of Tatjana Turanskyj’s trilogy about women and work deals with prostitution as a profession, as a modern service […]

UK
2017
Animation film, Music video
4’

Two friends discover a colourfully patterned jungle and on their way there meet lots of animal friends.

Touch

Shelly Silver

US
2013
Documentary
68’

»I want to focus on the act – particular, yet open-ended – that entrances my protagonist: an act that we, […]

Tower XYZ

Ayo Akingbade

UK
2016
Short film
3’

A journey through London’s concrete jungles. Gentrification and social cleansing are creating a vacuum and peripheral regions in which pressure […]

Toxic

Pauline Boudry, Renate Lorenz

DE
2012
Short film
13’

Toxic shows two protagonists in an undated time, a punk figure in glitter (Ginger Brooks Takahashi) and a drag queen […]

Traces

Naomi Kawase

JP / FR
2012
Documentary
45’

»Family gives me the clearest idea of human bonds. […] My parents were living separately before my mother gave birth […]

Tracing Aleida

Christiane Burkhard

MX
2008
Documentary
88’

Five years ago, 31-year-old Aleida Gallangos discovered her true identity. Brought up by her adoptive family, at the age of […]

US / DE
2015
Documentary
90’

To create art on the verge of the uncontrollable, that was Eva Hesse’s passion. For 1970, for example, she had […]

Trans – I Got Life

Imogen Kimmel, Doris Metz

DE
2021
Documentary
95’
OF

Trans – I Got Life takes a close look at the wide spectrum of trans-identity through the lense of seven […]

Trio A

Yvonne Rainer

US
1978
Experimental
11’

Yvonne Rainer’s criticism of the conventions of watching in her films are based on her work as a dancer and […]

Troublers

Young Lee

KR
2015
Documentary
98’

»I tried to weave the raging storm of chauvinism in with the life of those who are marginalised in society. […]

Two Bodies on a Beach

Anna Paavilainen

FI
2019
Feature Film, Short film
20’

A woman wakes up on a beach wrapped in plastic, half naked and wearing high heels. »Not again«, she sighs […]

Two Lives

Martina Liebnitz (Editor)

DE
1984
Documentary

In line with the purpose of SFD film material, Zweimal Leben (Two Lives) highlights the film’s scientific character in the […]

DE
1975
Short film
5’

Trude gets a new kitchen, bathroom and state-of-the-art washing machine.

Unapologetic

Ashley O`Shay

US
2020
Documentary
86’
OmU

Janaé and Bella are the two protagonists of the film. They want to investigate the shootings of Rekia Boyd and […]

Unapologetic

Ashley O`Shay

US
2020
Documentary
86’
OmU

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

Und sie dreht sich Doch!

Milena Gierke

DE
2008
Short film
3’
FR / SN
2014
Feature Film
88’

»It’s not my intention to try and establish an African or Senegalese identity but more to understand a movement – […]

Unearthing. In Conversation

Belinda Kazeem-Kamiński

AT
2017
Short film
13’

An empty auditorium. A stack of photo boxes. A colonial flashback. Belinda Kazeem-Kamiński’s performance video centres around a series of […]

Unit

Anna Ansone

DE
2019
Short film
15’

»Thomas’s cat has died.« »What, again?« The group of people living together in Unit are a phlegmatic bunch. A clock […]

2005
Music video
FR / SN
2013
Feature Film
88’
OmU
DE
19**
Short film
10’

Young male and female window dressers work together to design a large shop window.

DE
1987
3’

Friendship, love and care in old age. A tribute to staying together.

Untitled (Trashcan)

Klara Lidén

SE
2010
Video
3’

A scenery that many of us know quite well: you sit in your studio or work space and you try […]

Untitled Sequence of Gaps

Vika Kirchenbauer

DE
2020
Experimental
13’
OmU

In this essay film composed of short vignettes of varying technique and materiality, the non-visible spectrum of light – what […]

Up in Arms

Anna-Maria Nabirye (Artist), Annie Saunders (Artist)

Performance

Artists Anna-Maria Nabirye and Annie Saunders present their new multi-disciplinary work, Up in Arms, a new way to make space […]

Up in the Sky

Petter Lennstrand

SE
2016
Feature Film
81’

»Excuse me! Where are the ponies?« »Ponies? I have no idea!« Pottan was supposed to be spending the holidays at […]

Upstream

Marion Hänsel

BE / NL / HR
2016
Feature Film
90’

Homer and Joé, two taciturn men aged around fifty, sail a small boat up a river in Croatia. Until recently, […]

Venus

Die Sandgeborenen (Dagi Brundert und Ramona Welsch)

DE
2002
Short film
3’
BE / CM / CH / FR / US
2017
Documentary
90’

Film as dialogue: Director Marthe Djilo Kamga and four other Cameroonian female artists discuss their views on cultural heritage, historical […]

Victoria

Sofie Benoot, Liesbeth De Ceulaer, Isabelle Tollanaere

BE
2020
Documentary
71’
OmU

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

Victory Day

Alina Rudnitskaya

RU
2014
Documentary
29’

In June 2013, the Russian Duma passes a new anti-gay bill. What’s it like to live in a country of […]

Video 1

Kurdwin Ayub

AT
2014
Short film
6’

»Hey! It’s me again!« A young woman is creating a new video blog entry. She straightens her T-shirt, runs her […]

Violently Happy

Paola Calvo

DE
2016
Documentary
92’

For her documentary Violently Happy, Paola Calvo accompanied the former dancer Felix Ruckert, whose choreographies coused irritation in the art […]

Virtuos Virtuell

Maja Oschmann, Thomas Stellmach

DE
2013
Animation film
7’

Maja Oschmann and Thomas Stellmach use Virtuos Virtuell to illustrate the overture to the opera The Alchymist by the composer […]

Voices of Finance

Clara von Gool

NL
2015
Experimental
35’

Voices of Finance is a docudrama based on the eponymous banking blog by Joris Luyendijk in the British newspaper The […]

Voltage

Samira Ghahremani

AT
2018
Kurzspielfilm
16’

»That’s so typical. If something doesn’t suit you, you just go mad!« Lizzy’s in love with techno DJ Bernhard. He […]

Vreme

Dragana Jovanović

DE
2016
Feature Film
53’

The daily routine of 87-year-old Vida is turned on its head when her one neighbour foretells the imminent arrival of […]

Vulva 3.0 – Between Taboo and Fine-Tuning

Claudia Richarz, Ulrike Zimmermann

DE
2014
Documentary
79’

»›Showing the vulva scares off bears and lions, makes wheat grow higher, calms storm tides and demons fear it. The […]

W O W (Kodak)

Viktoria Schmid

AT
2018
Short film
2’

Back in the days, the Kodak company’s industrial site in Rochester (USA) used to produce analogue film material. Viktoria Schmid […]

Waiting for August

Teodora Ana Mihai

BE
2014
Documentary
88’

»I made the movie because I felt like history was repeating itself. My parents left the country for political reasons. […]

Wajib

Annemarie Jacir

PS
2017
Feature Film
96’

»Humans must fight tirelessly to protect their rights and limited resources, but they are an admirable species, humans, full of […]

Walchensee Forever

Janna Ji Wonders

DE
2020
Documentary
110’

A house near Walchensee is the setting for this autobiographical reappraisal that spans five generations. The storyline – from the […]

Wartezeit

Clara Stern

AT
2016
Kurzspielfilm, Short film
11’

Der letzte Bus kommt später als gedacht. Anna wartet. Aber nicht allein. Es ist still auf der Straße, dunkel und […]

Wash Day

Kourtney Jackson

CA
2020
Documentary
10’
OmeU

An intimate exploration into how private, domestic acts, such as washing your hair or putting on makeup, become a significant […]

US
2017
Experimental
4’

Trash to treasure – From alternating 16-mm shots of disused circuit boards and fields of bright red poppies, Jodie Mack […]

US
2019
Experimental
7’
OW

»›Can it be true,‹ said the first leaf, ›can it really be true, that others come to take our places […]

FI
2015
Feature Film
84’

Ten-year-old Vilja is bored: thee summer holidays don’t promise the exciting trips that she yearns for. Instead, it’s the same […]

We Are Tomorrow

Betty Schiel, Lisa Domin, Transnationales Ensemble Labsa

DE
2016
Short film
5’
CA
2013
Short film
2’

Masha Nehls does unspeakably delicious things to a giant wedding cake while the New York City Drag March chants in […]

DE / PT
2020
Experimental
19’
OmU

This is a film about retrospection. Rita Macedo looks at whether film can change perspectives, and links a personal narrative […]

Welcome Visitors!

Penny Siopis

ZA
2017
Short film
10’

The film revolves around »Skokiaan«, an illegal brew made by Africans during the colonial era. It was outlawed by the […]

Wenn du Rausgehst

Nuria Gómez Garrido

DE
2017
Kurzspielfilm, Short film
25’

Whether they’re at football, at home or in school, mobile phones are their constant companion. For Jana and her friends, […]

US / NL
2017
Experimental Documentary
22’

The film weaves through a mixture of stop-motion animation, found footage and interviews, documenting the journey of a film-maker making […]

Whacker

Stanya Kahn, Harry Dodge

US
2005
Short film
6’

»Under a cloudless Los Angeles sky, Kahn − dressed in incongruous heels and a summery dress − runs an electric […]

What a Wonderful World

Anja Plaschg, Timo Schierhorn

DE
2018
Music video
2’
OF

»I see trees of green, red roses too I see them bloom, for me and you And I think to […]

What Time Is Love?

Anna Franceschini

IT / NL / DE
2016
Experimental Documentary
12’

»Jochen, turn on the reindeer, will you?« – The testing facilities at the headquarters of the TÜV inspection association in […]

What We Do not See

Anna Katharina Wohlgenannt

AT
2014
Documentary
78’

»We are not supposed to be aware of the electromagnetic world. Indeed, it’s as though someone is operating a policy […]

DE
2017
Web video
3’

A citizen survey sheds light on vehicles of Neonazis.

What’s Good?

Anja Kaiser (Artist), Katharina Merten (Artist)

2017
Performance

»I know you want me. You don’t have to tell me. All your fucking money that you give me and […]

DE / AR
2019
Experimental, Short film
9’

Melina Pafundi allows the androgynous child to speak. The child switches between yesterday and today, and represents a character who […]

Where Shapes Come From

Semiconductor (Ruth Jarman, Joe Gerhardt)

GB
2016
Experimental
10’
OFe

In the laboratory of the Smithsonian Museum of Natural History in Washington, D.C. mineralogist Jeffrey Post explains how the smallest […]

AT / DE
2017
Web video
3’

Conjuring up memories of the nail bomb attack at the Keupstraße in Cologne.

US
2018
Video series
5’
OW

Shana Moulton’s alter ego Cynthia has been searching for the meaning of life and fulfilment in her video series Whispering […]

Whispering Pines 4

Shana Moulton

US
2007
Experimental, Web series
11’

In this episode of the ongoing Whispering Pines series, Moulton’s hapless protagonist Cynthia seeks a cure for an ailment via […]

Who‘s Afraid of Sibylle Berg

Wiltrud Baier & Sigrun Köhler

DE
2015
Documentary
84’

»Before Sibylle Berg became Sibylle Berg, nobody knew that she is Sybille Berg.« Sibylle Berg, celebrated novelist, playwright and columnist […]

Widerstand

Dagie Brundert

DE
2017
Experimental
3’

Widerstand. Jägerstand. Rieselsand. … A kind of poem about Resistance.

DE
2018
Short film
7’

A guide to gender untangling that gradually overrides itself. A humorous commentary on heteronormative gender classifications.

2018
Music video
DE / AT
2013
Documentary
93’

A convent in South Tyrol which now accommodates only the two nuns: Sister Angelika and Sister Benvenuta. When the two […]

With Your Eyes Closed

Renata Gąsiorowska

PL
2014
Music video
4’
DE
2017
2’

The Spot recalls the demonstration in Kassel after the murder of Halit Yozgat and Mehmet Kubaşik

Wolf

Julia Ocker

DE
2015
Animation film, Short film
4’

A wolf prowls through the forest at night to secretly pursue its hobby. If only it wasn’t for that cheeky […]

Wolves from Above

Demelza Kooij

CA / NO
2018
Short film
6’
OW

A pack of wolves filmed from above in a single shot. The wolves go about their business, calmly and intently. […]

DE
2016
Short film
1’

Women Acting Like Vacuum Robots is part of an ongoing series of short films in which women embody iconic phenomena […]

Working to Beat the Devil

Chu-Li Shewring, Adam Gutch

UK
2014
Short film
30’

»There must have been some strange error in these experiments, the solution must have been too strong.« An ageing scientist, […]

DE
2017
Experimental
6’

February 11, 2016: It was shortly after midnight when emergency services received a call about a car fire. We went […]

WTC A Love Story

Lietje Bauwens, Wouter De Raeve

NL / BE
2020
Documentary
61’
OmeU

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

DE
2017
Music video
5’

The Fabric with which we work / Is the fabric of men’s minds / The all seeing / All knowing […]

AR
2018
Animation film
7’

Just as a Navajo god is about to fill the sky with stars, a cunning coyote comes along and makes […]

Yksi Kaksi Kolme

Dagie Brundert

DE
2020
Short film
3’
OF

»The last time I travelled the world, I couldn’t leave for a long time because the portals were too flat. […]

You Are Boring!

Vika Kirchenbauer

2015
Experimental
14’

Following the service industry boom in the first decade of the 21st century, the concept of work in the new […]

You Can’t Mess With Me

Gabrielle Le Bayons

UK / IT
2018
Short film
5’

A dance between a woman and a gorilla leads to the moulting of the beast, to the incarnation of the […]

You Were an Amazement on the Day You Were Born

Emily Vey Duke, Cooper Battersby

US
2019
Experimental
33’

You Were an Amazement on the Day You Were Born is a visually rich and darkly comic film that follows […]

MX
2015
Feature Film
86’

»It was clear to me that this was about two people who have different fears about living, either from physical […]

Yours in Sisterhood

Irene Lusztig

US
2018
Documentary
101’

Middletown, Connecticut: A young girl reads a poem out loud. A bit hesitantly, awkwardly – the text is not hers, […]

Yours Truly

Maddi Barber, Christopher Murray, Charlotte Hoskins

GB / US / ES / CL
2018
Short film
15’
OFe

Yours Truly follows the trail and stories of preserved animal bodies collected by Manchester Museum. Historic correspondence between museum directors, […]

Yulia & Juliet

Zara Dwinger

NL
2018
Feature Film, Short film
12’

Yulia and Juliet are serving sentences in the same juvenile detention centre. They chat secretly through air vents and hide […]

Zibilla

Isabelle Favez

CH / BE / FR
2019
Animation film, Short film
26’

The little zebra Zibilla has been adopted by horse parents. When the family moves to a new home and little […]

BE / CM / US
2020
Experimental, Short film
19’

Zurura, Zurura: The Smile Blooms is a visually poetic and philosophical essay. In this film, director Marthe Djilo Kamga revisits […]

Zustand und Gelände

Ute Adamczewski

DE
2019
Documentary
119’
dt. OmeU

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