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    Heroes From the Neighbourhood

    Germany , 88 min
    D: Jovan Arsenic

    HEROES FROM THE NEIGHBOURHOOD is a fast-paced comedy from Berlin-Prenzlauer Berg with Christopher Buchholz ("Stauffenberg"), Finzi ("Kokowääh") and Vittoria Trauttmansdorff ("Hannah Arendt").

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    Auszeit

    Germany , 49 min
    D: Sven Wegner

    What's wrong with today's men? In AUSZEIT (TIME OUT), a 45 minute feature film by Sven Wegner, a bunch of men go on a short vacation and set their inhibitions aside. Experiments, rivalry and new loves lead them to redefine of who they are and how they view life.

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    Parallel I

    Germany , 16 min
    D: Harun Farocki

    Media artist Harun Farocki's four-part video installation PARALLEL I-IV examines computer animation as an image genre. This is part I of the cycle. The cycle is available exclusively on realeyz.tv.

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    Love and Sex in China

    France , 58 min
    D: Anne Loussouarn

    Thanks to prenatal selection for male children, the female sex in China is in short supply. The documentary LOVE AND SEX IN CHINA looks at the resurgence of an ancient tradition: the concubine.

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    Allah Is Great

    India , 25 min
    D: Andrea Iannetta

    Cultures clash in Andrea Ianetta' short road movie ALLAH IS GREAT. A Danish engineer and an Indian taxi driver set off on a journey full of mutual misunderstandings. Will they eventually get along?

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  • Lifetimeshort

    Germany, 87 min.

    Lifetimeshort

    Germany , 87 min
    D: Gesine Danckwart

    Theater director Gesine Danckwart's feature debut is an ironic comedy about Berlin big city girls and how they cope with life and love in a late capitalist urban setting. ACHTUNG BERLIN 2009

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  • PiN2011 – Recollection of the Street

    Germany , 53 min
    D: Torsten Königs

    StreetArtist PiN2011 takes us around the streets of Berlin where his urban art comes alive. His creativity goes beyond tagging his name around town. This film shows the living breathing graffiti artist PiN2011, his life and work. ACHTUNG BERLIN 2010

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  • The Scar (Die Narbe)

    Germany , 76 min
    D: Burkhard von Harder

    Twenty years after the fall of the Berlin Wall, THE SCAR, by artist and filmmaker Burkhard von Harder (sound collage: F.M. Einheit) looks in remembrance at the 156 kilometer long no man's land that turned West Berlin into an island.

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    Addiction

    Germany , 85 min
    D: Torsten Königs, Christoph Tölle

    In the documentary ADDICTION we follow four people in Berlin - three men and a woman – who live their daily lives under the sign of drug addiction. We see how they buy, prepare and consume their drugs and how they suffer from withdrawal symptoms.

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  • Saturn Returns

    Germany, Israel , 93 min
    D: Lior Shamriz

    Lucy and Derek roam the streets of Berlin. The city is their stage and playground, and life is a never ending party. Into this merry-go-round of post-punk hedonism enters Galia. She is a young Israeli woman who holds the promise of a more harmonious way of life.
    ACHTUNG BERLIN 2010

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  • After Effect

    Germany, 75 min.

    After Effect

    Germany , 75 min
    D: Stephan Geene

    A romantic comedy set in Berlin's arts and advertising milieu. Artist Rena Yazka (Sabine Timoteo) becomes romantically involved with an everyday Berlin slacker type/model (Aljoscha Weskott) during a corporate-funded art project.
    ACHTUNG BERLIN 2009

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  • Berlin Now

    Germany , 58 min
    D: Wolfgang Büld, Sissy Kelling

    A documentary? A musical journey? An exploration of underground culture in 80s West Berlin? BERLIN NOW is all of these and more - a trip, a whirl of images, a celebration of the music beyond the mainstream. With Blixa Bargeld, Einstürzende Neubauten, Mona Mur, and FM Einheit.ACHTUNG BERLIN 2011

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  • The Eagle Is Gone

    Germany , 21 min
    D: Mario Mentrup, Volker Sattel

    February, 2009, a bitter cold night at Berlin's Alexanderplatz. A cinematic melange of poetic agitprop, shades of Expressionism, and inner-city longing and insomnia. Orchestrated with a soundtrack by Tarwater .ACHTUNG BERLIN 2010

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  • Full Contact - A Way of Living

    Germany , 83 min
    D: Jakob Schäuffelen

    Mixed Martial Arts – A Jacob Schäuffelen documentary. Why do people fight, if they don't have to? Why do ordinary, civilized German citizens operate the toughest martial arts ring in the world in a Berlin backyard.

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  • Wolff von Amerongen - Did He Committ Bankruptcy Offences?

    Austria, Germany , 73 min
    D: Gerhard Benedikt Friedl

    Gerhard Friedl's cinematic essay portrays the development of German economic history during the 20th Century.
    “The history of West Germany, with Thyssen and Flick, with names of economic dynasties that sound fictitious, with foibles, dirty tricks and dubious business deals... Capital remains infamous.” Drehli Robnik for SixPackFilms

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  • Breathe

    Finland, Germany, 81 min.

    Breathe

    Finland, Germany , 81 min
    D: Magoscha Siwinska, Nicki Durand

    In this German drama by Magoscha Siwinska and Nicki Durand, a hermit finds a woman half frozen to death in a snowy Finnish steppe. How did she get there? Clues about a destructive relationship with a boyfriend in Berlin are revealed in flashbacks.

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  • Cross and Banner (Glaube Sitte Heimat)

    Germany, France , 53 min
    D: Jürgen Ellinghaus

    CROSS AND BANNER (GLAUBE SITTE HEIMAT) is a documentary film directed and produced by Jurgen Ellinghaus about the traditional Marksmen Festival in Germany. Learn about the so-called "Schützenfest" and its midevil origins.

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  • Gloved Dreams

    Italy , 50 min
    D: Vincenzo Notaro

    GLOVED DREAMS tells the story of Mario Pisanti, an Italian boxer who has won five Italian bantamweight amateur titles (like Nino Benvenuti). It is the story of a man who chose to box in spite of everyone.

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  • My Blood

    Greece, 81 min.

    My Blood

    Greece , 81 min
    D: Diamantis Karanastasis

    MY BLOOD is the directorial debut by actor Diamantis Karanastasis. He is also screenwriter, editor, and producer and plays a leading part. Based on Marianna Calbari’s critically acclaimed Greek play “Fresh Blood”, inspired by the ancient Oedipus myth.

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  • Desert Riders

    France , 73 min
    D: Vic Sarin

    The documentary DESERT RIDERS uncovers the perverse practice of forcing small boys to become camel jockeys for the amusement of rich oil magnates.

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  • Sons of the Land

    France , 87 min
    D: Edouard Bergeon

    Why do between 400 and 800 French farmers commit suicide every year? The documentary SONS OF THE COUNTRY is the story of both family of farmers in the southwest of France as well as the personal story of director and farmer's son, Edouard Bergeon.

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    Parallel I

    Germany , 16 min
    D: Harun Farocki

    Media artist Harun Farocki's four-part video installation PARALLEL I-IV examines computer animation as an image genre. This is part I of the cycle. The cycle is available exclusively on realeyz.tv.

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    Parallel II

    Germany , 9 min
    D: Harun Farocki

    Media artist Harun Farocki's four-part video installation PARALLEL I-IV examines the development of computer animation and its use in video games. This second part PARALLEL II explores how games often have their roots in the philosophy of perception. Available exclusively on realeyz.tv as single-channel video.

    "Does the world exist if I'm not watching it?" Farocki explores virtual imagery and the perception of reality.

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    Sauerbruch Hutton Architects

    Germany , 73 min
    D: Harun Farocki

    Documenta artist Farun Farocki portrays the work process of a German architect team in his film of the same name: SAUERBRUCH HUTTON ARCHITEKTEN. "The structures of these two architects appeal to me. They are are lavish... and playful without being arbitrary." Harun Farocki

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    Veronika (vera ikon)

    Germany , 11 min
    D: Michael Brynntrup

    In his short film VERONIKA (VERA IKON) Michael Brynntrup takes the biblical prohibition of images literally. God's life story in the form of a trailer: from zero B.C. to the Second Coming of Christ - coming soon.

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    Sudden and Unexpected - A Déjà-Revue (Plötzlich und unerwartet )

    Germany , 30 min
    D: Michael Brynntrup

    SUDDEN AND UNEXPECTED - A DÉJÀ REVUE is a short film by one of Germany's most respected experimental film artists, Michael Brynntrup, featuring one of Germany's unique talents, Udo Kier (MANDERLAY) and filmmaker Mara Mattuschka.

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    Love, Jealousy and Revenge (Liebe, Eifersucht und Rache)

    Germany , 7 min
    D: Michael Brynntrup

    LOVE, JEALOUSY AND REVENGE, a short film by Michael Brynntrup, is "a spontaneous, kitschy, unerring, and spicy parable about mutual understanding featuring the world famous underground star BeV Stroganov. (Jury Filmfest Dresden, 1993)

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  • In Comparison

    Germany , 61 min
    D: Harun Farocki

    A documentary about the brick - its sound, its nature, its uniqueness. Documentary filmmaker Harun Farocki looks at various brick production sites around the world, comparing techniques. IN COMPARISON – the brick and its tradition.

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  • War at a Distance

    Germany , 57 min
    D: Harun Farocki

    A documentary by Harun Farocki, WAR AT A DISTANCE focuses on the concept of 'clean wars' and shows how high-tech dehumanization and a high cost in human life is shrouded when graphic depictions of casualties from Drone and missile attacks are carefully hidden from the public.

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  • The Creators of the Shopping Worlds

    Germany , 72 min
    D: Harun Farocki

    CREATORS OF THE SHOPPING WORLDS – A documentary by Harun Farocki that looks at customers in shopping centers and malls and how they are tempted to part with their money, and the mass of analysts behind the manipulation process.

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    The Statics - Engineering Memory Bridges (Die Statik der Eselsbrücken)

    Germany , 20 min
    D: Michael Brynntrup

    The short film THE STATICS – ENGINEERING MEMORY BRIDGES (Die Statik der Eselsbrücken) by director Michael Brynntrup is a “superb biography - a pseudo-scientific collection of curiosities with puns turning artistic somersaults." (Abendzeitung, Nuremberg)

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    Narcissus and Echo

    Germany , 14 min
    D: Michael Brynntrup

    NARCISSUS AND ECHO, a short film by Michael Brynntrup, is a “delightfully mannered game of deception, honored by the German Film Critics Association as the best experimental film of 1990. A highlight of camp aesthetic.” (Rundbrief Film)

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  • Serious Games I: Watson Is Down

    Germany , 8 min
    D: Harun Farocki

    In the first of a four part series, media artist Harun Farocki explores the interplay between modern warfare and electronic media using computer simulation and documentary footage.

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  • Serious Games II: Three Dead

    Germany , 8 min
    D: Harun Farocki

    In this second of a four part series, media artist Harun Farocki explores the interplay between modern warfare and electronic media using computer simulation and documentary footage.

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  • Serious Games III: Immersion

    Germany , 20 min
    D: Harun Farocki

    Harun Farocki's video installation explores the interplay between modern warfare and electronic media. Part III: Virtual Iraq, a computer simulation program, supports the immersion therapy treatment of traumatized soldiers.

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  • Serious Games IV: A Sun With No Shadow

    Germany , 7 min
    D: Harun Farocki

    In this fourth of a four part series, media artist Harun Farocki explores the interplay between modern warfare and electronic media using computer simulation and documentary footage.

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  • Images of the World and the Inscription of War

    Federal Republic of Germany , 73 min
    D: Harun Farocki

    IMAGES OF THE WORLD AND INSCRIPTION OF WAR a documentary by Harun Farocki about concentration camp recordings taken by American bombers in the Second World War. The filmmaker asks why strategic interests, ignored the suffering of millions.

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  • Respite

    Germany , 40 min
    D: Harun Farocki

    The essay film RESPITE by German director Harun Farocki resurrects film footage shot by Rudolf Breslauer, a temporary inmate of the Dutch transit camp for Jews. The footage was commissioned by the camp’s SS commandant. RESPITE won an award at Locarno in 2007.

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  • Transmission

    Germany, 43 min.

    Transmission

    Germany , 43 min
    D: Harun Farocki

    TRANSMISSION by Harun Farocki studies the hand movements and gestures of people as they visit memorials, statues and monuments. For example, how visitors of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial in Washington touch the engraved letters and trace the names of those who gave their lives to war.

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  • An Image

    Federal Republic of Germany, 25 min.
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    An Image

    Federal Republic of Germany , 25 min
    D: Harun Farocki

    In making the documentary AN IMAGE, Documenta artist Harun Farocki spent 4 days on the set of a Playboy shoot. As the playmate reveals all, so does Farocki, astutely exposing the interplay between eroticism, media and commerce. realeyz.tv exclusively presents the newly digitized version.

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  • A New Product

    Germany , 36 min
    D: Harun Farocki

    Acclaimed filmmaker and artist Harun Farocki (“SERIOUS GAMES I-IV”, “Inextinguishable Fire”) unleashes A NEW PRODUCT in this ironic documentary about "workplace enhancement".

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  • Matchmaking Mayor

    Czech Republic, Slovakia , 72 min.

    Matchmaking Mayor

    Czech Republic, Slovakia , 72 min
    D: Erika Hníková

    A mayor tries everything to convince the town's over-thirty singles to find a mate and reproduce. Saving the population in a Slovak village is at the top of his agenda. A humorous look at 21st century social engineering in a documentary by Erika Hníková.

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  • Breathe

    Finland, Germany, 81 min.

    Breathe

    Finland, Germany , 81 min
    D: Magoscha Siwinska, Nicki Durand

    In this German drama by Magoscha Siwinska and Nicki Durand, a hermit finds a woman half frozen to death in a snowy Finnish steppe. How did she get there? Clues about a destructive relationship with a boyfriend in Berlin are revealed in flashbacks.

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  • Imparfait du Subjectif

    Luxembourg , 7 min
    D: David Grumbach

    A short film from David Grumbach and Samsa Film, Luxembourg about shyness and seduction. Louis goes to a party and makes eye contact with a girl, Alice. He' ll have to over come his shyness in order to seduce her, but she's ready to leave......

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  • A Simple Love

    Germany , 20 min
    D: Maike Mia Höhne

    A couple in crisis. She (Anneke Kim Sarnau, “The Constant Gardener”) wants sex, he does not want to or cannot. In 20 minutes, Maike Mia Höhne's short film reflects stagnation, estrangement and a possible end to a still existing love.

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  • Paradise Hotel

    Bulgaria , 54 min
    D: Sophia Tzavella

    A social issues documentary set in a dilapidated tower block in a provincial Bulgarian town that was once a showcase of socialist housing. The film focuses on a hopeful young Roma man who wants to get married. Directed by Sophia Tzavella.

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  • Half a Billion Dreams

    India , 61 min
    D: Nikhil Mahajan

    A documentary love story from India about marriage among under 30 middle class youth. The film follows the civil engineer Amogh. His dream job hasn't yet come through but his wedding is just around the corner.

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  • Pashke and Sofia

    Germany , 30 min
    D: Karin Michalski

    An age-old Albanian custom that allows women to alter their social gender by taking the oath of a "sworn virgin". Berlin director Karin Michalski won a BBC award for most promising newcomer for her directorial debut.

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  • Alpha

    Israel , 13 min
    D: Dana Goldberg

    The final minutes of an intimate night between two women. What begins as a fragile promise of harmony ends in the relationship’s demise.

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  • Forever Yours

    Finland , 76 min
    D: Mia Halme

    Foster children and the paths their lives take later in life is the subject of a moving Finnish documentary, FOREVER YOURS. A film about children and their yearning for love and acceptance.

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  • Saturn Returns

    Germany, Israel , 93 min
    D: Lior Shamriz

    Lucy and Derek roam the streets of Berlin. The city is their stage and playground, and life is a never ending party. Into this merry-go-round of post-punk hedonism enters Galia. She is a young Israeli woman who holds the promise of a more harmonious way of life.
    ACHTUNG BERLIN 2010

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  • Desert Riders

    France , 73 min
    D: Vic Sarin

    The documentary DESERT RIDERS uncovers the perverse practice of forcing small boys to become camel jockeys for the amusement of rich oil magnates.

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  • Prüfstand 7 (Teststand 7)

    Germany , 110 min
    D: Robert Bramkamp

    For Prüfstand 7 the US cult author Thomas Pynchon has for the first time given permission for a partial filming of his rocket novel Gravity’s Rainbow. The film is aimed at the heart of our fascination with modern technology.

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  • Sandgrains

    UK , 57 min
    D: Gabriel Manrique, Jordie Montevecchi

    SANDGRAINS is a documentary about the local effects of global fishing. The story takes us all the way from Africa to the corridors of the EU Parliament where an effort to reform Europe’s failing fishing industry is underway.

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  • My Blood

    Greece, 81 min.

    My Blood

    Greece , 81 min
    D: Diamantis Karanastasis

    MY BLOOD is the directorial debut by actor Diamantis Karanastasis. He is also screenwriter, editor, and producer and plays a leading part. Based on Marianna Calbari’s critically acclaimed Greek play “Fresh Blood”, inspired by the ancient Oedipus myth.

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  • Stepping Out

    Germany , 61 min
    D: Eva Heldmann

    The female desire for sex is the subject of this documentary by Eva Heldmann. It documents a woman and her quest for sex in clubs and U.S. army barracks in Germany. However when troops were withdrawn, bang went the supply of GIs.

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  • Berlin Now

    Germany , 58 min
    D: Wolfgang Büld, Sissy Kelling

    A documentary? A musical journey? An exploration of underground culture in 80s West Berlin? BERLIN NOW is all of these and more - a trip, a whirl of images, a celebration of the music beyond the mainstream. With Blixa Bargeld, Einstürzende Neubauten, Mona Mur, and FM Einheit.ACHTUNG BERLIN 2011

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  • Pillman the Classic

    Netherlands , 3 min
    D: Micha Klein

    Micha Klein makes an XTC pill come alive by means of computer animation. In PILLMAN THE CLASSIC, a Dutch short film, a pill capsule with arms and legs, gyrates around with a smile on its face and dilated pupils.

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  • Reindeer Spotting

    Finland, 83 min.

    Reindeer Spotting

    Finland , 83 min
    D: Joonas Neuvonen

    A documentary feature made from within the junkie community. The director has been documenting the life of his friends, where crime and intravenous drugs are an everyday occurrence.

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  • The Dead Brothers

    Germany , 90 min
    D: M.A. Littler

    This film portrays the Swiss based music group THE DEAD BROTHERS. A melange of interviews, musical performance, monologues and cinematic imagery delves into the personal backgrounds of the band's members and relates family biography as a source of artistic creativity.

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  • Night Lunch

    USA , 32 min
    D: Amos Poe, Ivan Kral

    NIGHT LUNCH revives the 1970's vibe - it beams you right back to on-stage live musical performances by David Bowie, Wayne County, George Harrison, Elton John, Queen, New York Dolls, The Ramones, Patti Smith, Television, and more.

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  • Berlin: Hasenheide

    Germany , 72 min
    D: Nana A.T. Rebhan

    The Hasenheide in Berlin-Neukölln is a large inner-city park the size of 50 football fields. It is ususally sensationalized by the German media as dealer mecca and a drug discount store. But for the local residents, it's is an important spot for leisure and sport. A place for everyone - whether ordinary joggers and run-of-the-mill dog owners, or for extremely unconventional odd birds and other dandies.

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  • Hans in Luck

    Germany , 62 min
    D: Claudia Lehmann

    A portrait of Hans Narva musician, individualist, nostalgic capitalism objector and a dyed in the wool East Berliner. His band, Herbst in Peking (Beijing Autumn), wrote the song "We live in the Bakschischrepublik" , the pop anthem around the fall of the iron curtain in 1989.

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  • Nikola Tesla - Visionary of Modern Times

    Germany , 51 min
    D: Michael Krause

    Nikola Tesla (1856-1943), the famous futurist inventor and showman, is the star of this feature documentary by Tesla expert Michael Krause.

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  • Who's Afraid of Wilhelm Reich

    Austria , 93 min
    D: Antonin Svoboda, Nicolas Dabelstein

    Psychoanalyst Wilhelm Reich was one of the few scientists in America to be censored in the 20th century. An amazing biography of a visionary and a 'radically unconventional' inventor who was both celebrated and condemned for his work and ideas.

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  • Mike Figgis

    Germany , 75 min
    D: Ina Borrmann

    Mike Figgis - most famous as the director of LEAVING LAS VEGAS - is a musician, actor, photographer, screenwriter, theater director and film-maker. This film sets out to uncover the secrets of this creative filmmaking mastermind.

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  • Vera Lossau - What I See

    Germany , 65 min
    D: Wolfgang Waldmann

    A documentary about the Düsseldorf artist Vera Lossau. How does an artistic idea develop and how is it translated into a work of art? Wolfgang Waldmann accompanies the artist for a year and portrays her creative process in a video diary.

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  • Tomorrow Will Be Better

    Czech Republic , 75 min
    D: Martin Privratsky

    Documentary - Czech freestyle motocross star Libor Podmol is proof that the wildest dreams come true. In January, 2010 he flies to the US, buys a Suzuki 250 two-stroke, becomes 6 times world champ and signs a sponsorship deal with Rockstar Energy.

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  • Schleyer. A German Story

    Germany , 90 min
    D: Lutz Hachmeister

    Lutz Hachmeister's German documentary examines the career of Hans Martin Schleyer who was a member of SS and Nazi Party and became Employers Union President of West Germany, until his abduction and murder by the RAF (Red Army Faction).

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  • Theatre Svoboda

    Czech Republic, 59 min.

    Theatre Svoboda

    Czech Republic , 59 min
    D: Jakub Hejna

    World famous stage designer Josef Svoboda is portrayed in a fascinating feature-length documentary made by his grandson, director Jakub Hejna. Svoboda was terrifically successful and designed sets for world famous theaters such as The Old Vic in London, The Metropolitan Opera in New York and La Scala in Milano.

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Comedy

  • The Conquest of the Centre

    Germany , 77 min
    D: Robert Bramkamp

    Tumor! Terror! Therapy? Robert Bramkamp's humorous satire targets psychiatry and therapists and is “a parody-style attack on cinematic stupidity of all kinds.” (Herdis Papst)

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  • After Effect

    Germany, 75 min.

    After Effect

    Germany , 75 min
    D: Stephan Geene

    A romantic comedy set in Berlin's arts and advertising milieu. Artist Rena Yazka (Sabine Timoteo) becomes romantically involved with an everyday Berlin slacker type/model (Aljoscha Weskott) during a corporate-funded art project.
    ACHTUNG BERLIN 2009

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  • Kalinovski Square

    Estonia , 57 min
    D: Yury Khashchavatski

    A docu-comedy about life in Belarus before and after the President elections.Director Khashchavatski, speaks out about resistance and persecution, displaying an overwhelming will for freedom.

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  • Shop of Dreams

    Estonia, 95 min.

    Shop of Dreams

    Estonia , 95 min
    D: Peeter Urbla

    A comedy starring three women by Estonian director Peeter Urbla. When Alice returns home after a holiday, she discovers that the TV studio she works for has gone bankrupt. Now she and her friends are out of work. So Alice comes up with some new plans.

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  • Villemolle 81

    France, 90 min.

    Villemolle 81

    France , 90 min
    D: Vincent Paronnaud (Winshluss)

    A parody of disaster and zombie movies by the mysterious Winshluss (aka Vincent Paronnaud, director of PERSEPOLIS). The story of dramatic events in small French town following a meteorite hit: everyone turns into zombies!

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  • Japan Japan

    Israel, USA, 65 min.

    Japan Japan

    Israel, USA , 65 min
    D: Lior Shamriz

    Imri is a 19 year -old gay Israeli man who moves to exotic Tel Aviv. His ultimate dream is to move to the even more exotic Japan. In his first long-length film, Berlin-based director Lior Shamriz structures a fictional story n documentary form about the hero’s misconception of Japan, and ours of him.

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  • I Am Gay and Muslim

    Netherlands , 54 min
    D: Chris Belloni

    I AM GAY AND MUSLIM is an intimate documentary focusing on gay rights in the Islamic world. Director Chris Belloni spent the major part of 2011 traveling Morocco, interviewing gay Muslim men in a land where homosexuality and Islam seem irreconcilable.

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  • Schleyer. A German Story

    Germany , 90 min
    D: Lutz Hachmeister

    Lutz Hachmeister's German documentary examines the career of Hans Martin Schleyer who was a member of SS and Nazi Party and became Employers Union President of West Germany, until his abduction and murder by the RAF (Red Army Faction).

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  • Nikola Tesla - Visionary of Modern Times

    Germany , 51 min
    D: Michael Krause

    Nikola Tesla (1856-1943), the famous futurist inventor and showman, is the star of this feature documentary by Tesla expert Michael Krause.

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  • Unlike U - Trainwriting in Berlin

    Germany , 89 min
    D: Henrik Regel, Björn Birg

    Extremely undercover, extremely criminal and extremely forbidden. Seven years in the making, filmmakers Henrik Regel and Björn Birg portray four generations of Berlin spray paint and graffiti artists who specialize in trams and underground trains.

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  • A New Product

    Germany , 36 min
    D: Harun Farocki

    Acclaimed filmmaker and artist Harun Farocki (“SERIOUS GAMES I-IV”, “Inextinguishable Fire”) unleashes A NEW PRODUCT in this ironic documentary about "workplace enhancement".

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  • Mensch 2.0 - Evolution In Our Hands

    Germany, Switzerland , 107 min
    D: Alexander Kluge, Basil Gelpke

    What does it mean to be human in an age of artificial intelligence and lifelike robots? This documentary feature by Alexander Kluge and Basil Gelpke investigates the complex interplay between man and machine and asks what direction our evolution will take.

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  • Goodnight Nobody

    Switzerland , 76 min
    D: Jacqueline Zünd

    Lin Yao in China, Mila in America, Fedir in Ukrainia and Jérémie in Burkina Faso share the same handicap: they can't sleep! A documentary about insomnia, killing time and the most beautiful of all film settings: the night.

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  • Tantra

    Czech Republic, 77 min.

    Tantra

    Czech Republic , 77 min
    D: Benjamin Tuček

    The documentary TANTRA goes inside the world of tantric seminars as led by experienced instructors John Hawken and Alan Lowen. With intimate testimonies by people whose lives have been changed by Tantra and its approach sex.

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