Country

Germany

Doc Features

Mr. Bachmann and His Class

Film

Mr. Bachmann and His Class

Directed by Maria Speth
The close bond between a school teacher and his students in a provincial German town.
Shorts Program

When We Were Bullies

Film

When We Were Bullies

Directed by Jay Rosenblatt
A mind-boggling “coincidence” leads the filmmaker to track down his fifth grade class – and fifth grade teacher...
Shorts Program

Dear to Me

Film

Dear to Me

Directed by Monica Vanesa Tedja
A 27-year-old Indonesian, Tim, is having a family vacation with both of his parents on a remote island...
Doc Features

Genderation

Film

Genderation

Directed by Monika Treut
20 years after Gendernauts, a reunion with pioneers of the transgender movement.
Castro Closing Night Film, Showcase

Precious Ivie

Film

Precious Ivie

Directed by Sarah Blaßkiewitz
Two Afro-German half-sisters that never met before, get closer through their father’s death, search their roots and find...
Opening Night Film, Showcase

Next Door

Film

Next Door

Directed by Daniel Brühl
Opening Night: Bruno has been waiting for this moment for a long time, with Daniel as his target.
Children's Matinée

Laura’s Star

Film

Laura’s Star

Directed by Joya Thome
Live-action adaptation based on "Laura's Star" by Klaus Baumgart
Cinema Panorama

Sweet Disaster

Film

Sweet Disaster

Directed by Laura Lehmus
Pregnant Frida's life is turned upside down when Felix breaks up with her.
Goethe Forum

Tacheles – The Heart of the Matter

Film

Tacheles – The Heart of the Matter

Directed by Andrea Schramm, Jana Matthes
Young Israeli Yaar communicates the Holocaust with a computer game.
Shorts Program

Tala’Vision

Film

Tala’Vision

Directed by Murad Abu Eisheh
Trapped in a war ridden reality, with the hope of one day playing in the neighborhood’s football field,...
Centerpiece, Goethe Forum

Dear Thomas

Film

Dear Thomas

Directed by Andreas Kleinert
Dreamer, obsessive and a rebel: the story of Thomas Brasch.
Cinema Panorama, Swiss Film & Talk

And Tomorrow We Will Be Dead

Film

And Tomorrow We Will Be Dead

Directed by Michael Steiner
The true story of a Swiss couple kidnapped by the Taliban.
Youth 4 German Cinema

Mission Ulja Funk

Film

Mission Ulja Funk

Directed by Barbara Kronenberg
With a stolen hearse, Ulja rushes across Eastern Europe to watch an asteroid.
Youth 4 German Cinema

Wet Dog

Film

Wet Dog

Directed by Damir Lukacevic
A teen gang member is caught between hiding his Jewish identity and saving his life.