Movies in German

Tuesday

November 2

Tuesday November 2 5:45 PM · Small screening hall

5:45 PMSmall screening hallDas Filmfest

Once Were Rebels

Two urban couples in their 30s decide to help Pavel, a Russian friend in trouble, escape to Austria. Though initially thrilled by the adventure, they soon find the foundations of their friendships and relationships are threatened.
in German, English and Russian with Czech and English subtitles

Waren einmal Revoluzzer

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2019

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103 min

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Tuesday November 2 6:00 PM · No Art

6:00 PMNo ArtDas Filmfest

3Freunde2Feinde

There three friends are slaving away for a pittance when a change in the companies leadership is announced. A masked worker gets the ball rolling in front of the assembled crew by scolding the new boss unnoticed. Of course the culprit must now be investigated and arrested at all costs - This film, which was shot without funding for just under 2,500 euros, allows itself the most beautiful moments when it pauses for a moment and leads us to roadside... more...
in German with Czech and English subtitles

3Freunde2Feinde

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2020

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109 min

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Tuesday November 2 8:00 PM · Main screening hall

8:00 PMMain screening hallDas Filmfest

When Hitler Stole Pink Rabbit

In 1933 in Berlin. Anna is only nine years old when her life changes from the ground up. To escape the Nazis, her father Arthur Kemper, a well-known Jewish journalist, has to flee to Zurich. His family, Anna, her twelve-year-old brother Max and her mother Dorothea, follow him shortly thereafter. Anna has to leave everything behind, including her beloved pink rabbit, and to face a new life full of challenges and privations abroad.
in German, French and English with Czech and English subtitles

Als Hitler das rosa Kaninchen stahl

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2019

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119 min

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Tuesday November 2 8:15 PM · Small screening hall

8:15 PMSmall screening hallDas Filmfest

Caged Birds

Barbara Hug is a young lawyer fighting Switzerland's antiquated prison system in the 1980s. Walter Stürm is in and often escaping out of jail becoming known as the Jailbreak King. When the two meet an unlikely alliance is formed.
in German with Czech and English subtitles

Bis wir tot sind oder frei

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2020

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118 min

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Wednesday

November 3

Wednesday November 3 5:45 PM · Small screening hall

5:45 PMSmall screening hallDas Filmfest

The Trouble with Being Born

Elli is an android programmed with memories that mean everything to her owner but nothing to her. The story of a machine and the ghosts we all carry within us.
in German with Czech and English subtitles

The Trouble with Being Born

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2020

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94 min

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Wednesday November 3 6:00 PM · No Art

6:00 PMNo ArtDas Filmfest

Glück Gehabt

Artur's released from the sheltered workshop that his marriage has become. A new woman enters his life. His relationshipis subjected to stress test. A tribute to love in the form of a black comedy.
in German with Czech and English subtitles

Glück Gehabt

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2019

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97 min

Directed by

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Wednesday November 3 8:15 PM · Small screening hall

8:15 PMSmall screening hallDas Filmfest

Freies Land

Two cops investigate the disappearance of two teen sisters in a remote town, where it seems like everyone has something to hide - including the bodies.
in German with Czech and English subtitles

Freies Land

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2019

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129 min

Directed by

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Wednesday November 3 8:30 PM · Main screening hall

8:30 PMMain screening hallDas Filmfest

The German Lesson

Siggi Jepsen is in Germany after the war in an institution for difficult to educate young people. He is to write an essay on the subject "The pleasures of duty", but has no idea. Only when he is locked in a cell the next day, the memories of his childhood during the Second World War break out of him: His father Jens Ole Jepsen, a police officer, was then commissioned to bring the friendly expressionist painter Ludwig Nansen a professional... more...
in German with Czech and English subtitles

Deutschstunde

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2019

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130 min

Directed by

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Thursday

November 4

Thursday November 4 8:15 PM · Small screening hall

8:15 PMSmall screening hallDas Filmfest

The Forum

Documentary and Behind the Scenes on the World Economic Forum, in Davos, Switzerland.
in German with Czech and English subtitles

Das Forum - Rettet Davos die Welt?

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2019

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89 min

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Thursday November 4 5:45 PM · Small screening hall

5:45 PMSmall screening hallDas Filmfest

Needle Park Baby

Spring 1995 - after the closure of the Needle Park and the public drug scene in Zurich, eleven-year-old Mia and her heroin addicted mother Sandrine are relocated to the countryside. While caring for her mother, Mia spends time with her imaginary friend and a gang of local teenage misfits. These friendships finally give her the strength to rebel and break free from her abusive mother.
in German with Czech subtitles

Platzspitzbaby

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2020

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98 min

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Thursday November 4 6:00 PM · No Art

6:00 PMNo ArtDas Filmfest

Fox in a Hole

When Fuchs starts his new job as a teacher in a prison school, replacing the old and unconventional teacher Berger against her will, he is forced to confront his biggest fear, triggered by the mysterious, withdrawn inmate Samira.
in German with Czech and English subtitles

Fuchs im Bau

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2020

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103 min

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Friday

November 5

Friday November 5 5:45 PM · Small screening hall

5:45 PMSmall screening hallDas Filmfest

Davos

The contrast between the lives of those who live in this Swiss town year round and the powerful elite who gather there once a year for a conference.
in German with Czech and English subtitles

Davos

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2020

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99 min

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Friday November 5 6:00 PM · No Art

6:00 PMNo ArtDas Filmfest

Enfant Terrible

The life and the impact of iconic German New Wave director, Rainer Werner Fassbinder.
in German with Czech and English subtitles

Enfant Terrible

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2020

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134 min

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Friday November 5 8:15 PM · Small screening hall

8:15 PMSmall screening hallDas Filmfest

Lovecut

Through different intersecting stories, LOVECUT tells about three teenage couples and their conflicts with identity, love and sexuality in our digital, rapid changing society that offers many possibilities, as well as extreme challenges. What we observe is a snapshot, an excerpt from their lives and their love stories. An attempt to better understand the bold youth of our time as well as the society we live in.

Friday November 5 8:30 PM · Main screening hall

8:30 PMMain screening hallDas Filmfest

Operation Curveball

CURVEBALL tells the grotesque, at times even surreal, true story of how the Iraq war was started based on nothing but fake intelligence and the involvement of the German government and the German secret service.

Saturday

November 6

Saturday November 6 5:45 PM · Small screening hall

5:45 PMSmall screening hallDas Filmfest

The Diver Inside

The Viennese Irene is a strong and self-confident woman who lives on Ibiza with her 18-year-old daughter Lena. The close relationship between mother and daughter is shaken when Irene's ex-partner Paul returns to Ibiza together with his son Robert. His world career as a composer and musician is in danger. He will soon be on trial for having severely mistreated Irene. He tries to manipulate Irene with every means at his disposal in order to withdraw the charges. When he... more...

Saturday November 6 8:15 PM · Small screening hall

8:15 PMSmall screening hallDas Filmfest

Exile

EXIL tells the story of a chemical engineer of foreign origin who feels discriminated and bullied at work, plunging him into an identity crisis.

Saturday November 6 8:30 PM · Main screening hall

8:30 PMMain screening hallDas Filmfest

One-way to Moscow

Around the time of the fall of the Berlin Wall, hundreds of thousands of people were spied on in Switzerland. Policeman Schuler goes undercover to reveal a possible political coup in the Zurich Schauspielhaus.
in German with Czech and English subtitles

Moskau Einfach!

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2020

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106 min

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Saturday November 6 6:00 PM · No Art

6:00 PMNo ArtDas Filmfest

Berlin Alexanderplatz

Francis, 30-year-old refugee is the sole survivor of a boat which crossed the Mediterranean illegally from West Africa. When he wakes up on a beach in the south of Europe, he is determined to live a regular, decent life from now on. But he winds up in present-day Berlin where a stateless person without a work permit is treated just as mercilessly. He initially resists an offer to deal drugs in Hasenheide park, but then comes under the influence of... more...
in German with Czech and English subtitles

Berlin Alexanderplatz

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2020

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183 min

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Sunday

November 7

Sunday November 7 5:45 PM · Small screening hall

5:45 PMSmall screening hallDas Filmfest

The Audition

Anna Bronsky is a violin teacher at the Conservatoire. Against the advice of her colleagues, she imposes the admission of a pupil, in whom she sees a great talent. With a lot of involvement, she prepares Alexander for the end-of-year exam and neglects her young son Jonas, who is also a violinist and ice hockey fan. She moves away more and more from her husband, so fond of him, the French "luthier" Philippe Bronsky. At the approach of audition, Anna pushes Alexander towards performances more and more exceptional. The decisive day, an accident occurs, heavy consequence.
in German and French with Czech and English subtitles

Das Vorspiel

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2019

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99 min

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Sunday November 7 6:00 PM · No Art

6:00 PMNo ArtDas Filmfest

Hello Again - A Wedding a Day

Zazie is invited to her best friend's wedding. She decides to do everything to prevent what is in her eyes the mistake of his life. But when she finds herself trapped in the time-line of the wedding, things get complicated.
in German with Czech and English subtitles

Hallo Again

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2020

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92 min

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Sunday November 7 8:15 PM · Small screening hall

8:15 PMSmall screening hallDas Filmfest

My Little Sister

Berlin-born twins Lisa (Nina Hoss) and Sven (Lars Eidinger) have a lifelong shared passion for theater. He's a famous actor, while she has abandoned her writing to live with her husband and children in Switzerland. When Sven falls gravely ill, Lisa begins to dramatically re-evaluate her life.

Sunday November 7 8:30 PM · Main screening hall

8:30 PMMain screening hallDas Filmfest

Where No One Knows Us

The deportation of two Chechen refugee children from Austria is temporarily suspended after their mother attempts suicide.But what will happen to the family now?
in German with Czech and English subtitles

Ein bisschen bleiben wir noch

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2020

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115 min

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Sunday

November 14

Sunday November 14 8:30 PM · Main screening hall

8:30 PMMain screening hallMezipatra

Bliss

Sascha‘s everyday routine of working in a brothel changes when Maria joins the team. Mutual attraction flares, and a tender relationship blossoms between the two women, but their profession complicates it. Maria is partly able to distance herself from the work, but Sascha seems to succumb to emotional burnout. On top of that, as a divorced mother, she strives to preserve the relationship with her son, and cannot avoid the hard clash of the two worlds. Presented at this year’s... more...
in German, English and Italian with Czech and English subtitles

Glück

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2021

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90 min

Directed by

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Tuesday

November 16

Tuesday November 16 8:30 PM · Main screening hall

8:30 PMMain screening hallMezipatra

Why Not You

Mario is a young dancer from a sleepy town in South Tyrol. The picturesque area seems to be the perfect place to live, but only until Mario has to deal with the traumatic loss of his boyfriend, who died in an attack on a gay club. In the hardest moments, all the established communities and his safety net abandon him: his family, friends, and neighbours. The same painful question resonates everywhere: Why was it he who survived? Mario becomes an... more...
in German and Italian with Czech and English subtitles

Hochwald

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2020

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107 min

Directed by

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Thursday

November 18

Thursday November 18 8:00 PM · Small screening hall

8:00 PMSmall screening hallMezipatra

Cocoon

Berlin-Kreuzberg is Nora's microcosm. Nora, the silent observer, is always tagging along: At parties, at school, at the pool, on rooftops and in apartments. Nora drifts around the monotonous housing blocks with her big sister and her friends, witnessing events that seem to cross-fade in the summer light. Girls who want to be slim and pretty, boys who say dumb things to provoke or because they are in love. Ruthless smartphone cameras and fragile teenagers. But Nora has her own... more...

Friday

November 19

Friday November 19 8:30 PM · Main screening hall

8:30 PMMain screening hallMezipatra

Boy Meets Boy

Harry is visiting Berlin, but rather than sightseeing, he’s out enjoying casual sex. Johannes loves dancing, so he heads out from an empty studio apartment directly to a club. A chance encounter of two twenty-something men on the dance floor turns into an unexpected date full of honesty and tenderness, but also clashes in worldviews and opinions on relationships. A walk full of long talks with his charming companion changes Johannes' view on the German metropolis as well as life... more...
in German and English with Czech and English subtitles

Boy Meets Boy

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2021

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75 min

Directed by

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Thursday

October 28

Thursday October 28 6:00 PM · Main screening hall

6:00 PMMain screening hall

I'm Your Man

In order to obtain research funds for her studies, a scientist accepts an offer to participate in an extraordinary experiment: for three weeks, she is to live with a humanoid robot, created to make her happy.
in German with Czech subtitles

I'm Your Man

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2021

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105 min

Directed by

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Sunday

October 31

Sunday October 31 8:30 PM · Main screening hall

8:30 PMMain screening hall

I'm Your Man

In order to obtain research funds for her studies, a scientist accepts an offer to participate in an extraordinary experiment: for three weeks, she is to live with a humanoid robot, created to make her happy.
in German with Czech subtitles

I'm Your Man

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2021

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105 min

Directed by

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