*Berlinale Spotlight WCF*



Following Koffi’s return to his birthplace after he has been ostracized by his family, ‘Omen’ explores the weight of beliefs on one’s destiny through four characters accused of being witches and sorcerers, all of them intertwined and guiding each other into the phantasmagoria of Africa.   Sun 03.12. 9:45 pm Kino in der KulturBrauerei, theatre [...]

Four Daughters – Les Filles d’Olfa


Between light and darkness stands Olfa, a Tunisian woman and the mother of four daughters. One day, her two older daughters disappear. To fill in their absence, the filmmaker Kaouther Ben Hania invites professional actresses and invents a unique cinema experience that will lift the veil on Olfa and her daughters’ life stories. An intimate [...]

Tiger Stripes


The first amongst her friends to hit puberty, Zaffan, 12, discovers a terrifying secret about her body. Ostracized by her community, Zaffan fights back, leaning that to be free she must embrace the body she feared, emerging as a proud, strong woman. Sun 03.12. 9.45 pm Kino in der KulturBrauerei, theatre 6 Tickets presented by [...]

City of Wind


A spiritual shaman is a crucial member of the community, the one who everyone depends on when in need of moral and spiritual guidance. What happens when that shaman is a 17-year-old high school student who must balance his profound Spiritual responsibilities while also juggling another life – that of a high school student – [...]

Trenque Lauquen Part 1 and Part 2


This epic work from Argentina is an elaborate trip through the genres – from romcom via fantasy to thriller. A woman disappears, two men set out to find her. Both are in love with her. Why did she go? Both have an idea, and neither is right. The sudden disappearance is the starting point for [...]

Clara Sola


A magical realism drama set in a remote village in Costa Rica, Clara, a withdrawn 40-year-old woman, experiences a sexual and mystical awakening as she begins a journey to free herself from the repressive religious and social conventions that have dominated her life and repress her individual development and rediscovery. Sunday, 05.12.2021 – 7.15 pm, [...]