New Releases

  • FEEDING CITIES – A CHALLENGE FOR THE FUTURE

    FEEDING CITIES – A CHALLENGE FOR THE FUTURE

    It is predicted that by 2050 three quarters of the world population will be living in cities. But how can all these urban dwellers be supplied with food? This film takes us to Berlin, Amsterdam, Basel and to the Indian megacities Bangalore and Chennai. As we trace tomorrow’s food supply, we encounter idealists, visionaries, controversial figures and cool-headed businessmen.

  • CITY OF THE FUTURE – FUTURE OF THE CITY

    CITY OF THE FUTURE – FUTURE OF THE CITY

    Who can and should decide in what direction and according to what priorities our cities should develop in future? This film looks for answers to pressing questions for a global population that is about to become a predominantly urban population. It examines development issues and politics in three European metropolises: London, Madrid and Hamburg.

  • MATCH ME!

    MATCH ME!

    How does dating and finding love work in an age where partnership has been radically redefined? We all share the desire to connect with and belong to someone else and hope to experience genuine intimacy. Our three protagonists Sarah (Austria), Johanna (Ireland) and Sampsa (Finland) search for love in very different ways and they prove that having faith in the most unusual of methods can open up undreamt of opportunities…

  • WHEN YOU’VE GONE, I’LL STILL BE THERE

    WHEN YOU’VE GONE, I’LL STILL BE THERE

    Adults rule the world – everybody knows that. But we tell the stories of three extraordinary children who decide to make the world a better place. Twelve-year-old Felix from Germany dreams of planting billions of trees all over the world to stop climate change. Fardosa (15) campaigns in the slums of Nairobi against forced marriages for young girls and Roman (13) in Iraq fights to reduce parental violence.

  • LUTHER’S CRIME

    LUTHER’S CRIME

    2017 is the 500th anniversary of Martin Luther’s nailing of his sensational Ninety-Five Theses to the doors of the Castle Church of Wittenberg. At the time, he was just an unimportant monk, but he had a tool that gave him untold popularity: the printing press. Join us on a journey back to the mysterious events that took place 500 years ago!

  • MONEY – A CONFUSED USER’S GUIDE

    MONEY – A CONFUSED USER’S GUIDE

    This film takes us on an entertaining journey through space and time in an attempt to restore our faith in what we believe ‘makes the world go round’ – money – while trying to figure out new ways of dealing with a very old system.

  • WEATHER AND ARCHITECTURE

    WEATHER AND ARCHITECTURE

    Sea levels are rising and storms are becoming increasingly powerful. Climate change has serious consequences. Is our architecture still fulfilling its actual purpose – namely to protect us from the cold and heat, from rain and storms? We follow three visionary architects in their search for appropriate, future-proof solutions.

  • JUNIOR AND THE SWAN

    JUNIOR AND THE SWAN

    October 1998. In the last Cold War spy trial, three US citizens were convicted of working as agents for East Germany: Kurt Stand (“Junior”), his wife Theresa Squillacote (“Swan”), and James Clark (“the Professor”). The verdict ended their long careers as “Kundschafter”. Very few Americans sympathised with Communist East Germany. Spying for the country was unthinkable. Why did these three individuals believe they were fighting for a just cause?

  • AT THE SOURCES OF LONG LIFE

    AT THE SOURCES OF LONG LIFE

    Eternal youth has long been a dream of mankind. These days there is less focus on taking off the years than on living a longer and healthier life, maintaining fitness and youthfulness. Where do people live the longest? We have identified five different regions in the world where remarkable numbers of centenarians are leading busy and active lives.

  • PIERO MANZONI

    PIERO MANZONI

    Fifty years after his death, Piero Manzoni (1933 – 1963 ) is still considered to be an artist of great importance and relevance. Made in collaboration with the Fondazione Manzoni and featuring statements from friends, relatives and fellow artists, this film looks at the man himself, documents his artistic journey and explores the secrets of his amazing career.

  • STALIN’S DEATH – THE END OF AN ERA

    STALIN’S DEATH – THE END OF AN ERA

    Stalin’s death marked a unique historical turning point in the mid-20 th century. For the first time ever, Stalin’s last body double tells his incredible story.

  • POPES

    POPES

    Popes John Paul II and John XXIII will be declared recognized saints on April 27, 2014. How did their work influence the current Pope Francis?