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How is Katia?


Anna, a single mother and a paramedic, has just taken up a mortgage in the hope of creating a better life for her 12-year-old daughter Katia. But a rough twist of events makes Anna face a moral dilemma that will challenge her personal moral borders in a society that hasnʼt got any. Around the World [...]

Vengeance Is Mine, All Others Pay Cash


Ajo Kawir is a fighter who fears nothing, not even death. His raging urge to fight is driven by a secret – his impotence. When he crosses paths with a tough female fighter named Iteung, Ajo gets beaten black and blue, but also falls madly in love. But will Ajo’s path lead him to a [...]

No One’s With the Calves


It is high summer in the middle of nowhere in Mecklenburg, Germany. There Christin lives on the farm of her long-term boyfriend Jan. The exciting post-reunification years are long gone. Her relationship is loveless. Her father drinks. Christin, too, keeps the cherry liqueur under her car seat. In the heat of summer, time seems to [...]



“Noée Abita and Theodore Pellerin play half-siblings wrestling with their first loves in this accomplished feature from French-Canadian director Philippe Lesage (The Demons). When you first fall in love, everything else around you seems to melt away and pretty much nothing or no one else seems to exist. In the French-Canadian film Genesis, about adolescent [...]

Ray & Liz


“On the outskirts of Birmingham and the margins of society, the Billingham family perform extreme rituals and break cultural taboos as they muddle through a life decided by factors beyond their control. Turner Prize-nominated and Deutsche Börse Prize-winning artist Richard Billingham returns to the striking photographs of his family during Thatcher-era Britain. The film is [...]



„A Winter’s Tale chronicles the story of Becky, Tommi and Maik, a three-headed rightwing terror cell, which lives underground and dreams of nationwide attention. Entangled in a complex relationship of love, hate and friendship, their path of destruction leads to a series of violent crimes. Their ostensible values like honor, pride and loyalty increasingly suffer [...]