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Great Freedom

Große Freiheit

Directed by Sebastian Meise

Cast: Anton von Lucke, Fabian Stumm, Franz Rogowski, Georg Friedrich, Thomas Prenn

In postwar Germany, Hans is imprisoned again and again for being homosexual. Due to the paragraph 175, his desire for freedom is systematically destroyed. The one steady relationship in his life becomes his long time cell mate, Viktor, a convicted murderer.

Austria’s Official Entry to the 2022 Academy Awards. Winner of the 2021 Festival de Cannes Un Certain Regard Jury Award, the 2021 Chicago International Film Festival Gold Q-Hugo, and the 2021 Hamptons International Film Festival Special Jury Prize for Exceptional Performance for Franz Rogowski.

A MUBI release

Community Partners:
Open Austria

Part of the Berlin & Beyond Autumn Showcase 2021

Dates & Times


Roxie Theater

Mon, Nov 15
8:30 pm