A bomb hits. The windows vibrate - and a few minutes later, the needle starts humming again. In a city full of conflict, Poko Chaim and Daniel Bulitchev, two Russian tattoo artists, have ...
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Our children grow up in a world ruled by extremes: the fight for freedom and democracy on one side and the call for national isolation on the other side. LITTLE GERMANS combines animation ... See full summary »
Maryam lives an independent life as a divorced mother of three girls. An accidental encounter with Jibril, who is serving time in prison and whom she barely knows, makes her aware of what ... See full summary »
The film A regular woman portrays the fate of Hatun Ayhrun Sürücü, a German woman of Turkish descent, and her struggle for a free, self-determined life in the face of her family's ... See full summary »
THE BIRDS AND THE BEES explores the soul seeking adventure of a family moving from Berlin to the countryside looking for the simple life and finding questions and answers on how we define work, love and family nowadays.
Gabrielle is a "statue" for tourists, much to the chagrin of her teenage son. Elsa is in angry at the world and desperate to become pregnant. Mao is a chronically depressed video game ... See full summary »
Lenz is a Kreuzberg layabout: funny, charming, imaginative, and incapable of making decisions. When he and Ira become a couple, the two spend a carefree summer together - until Ira makes it... See full summary »
Ute Vecchio has two years to prepare children who have just arrived from other countries for the German school system. The challenges she faces are just as diverse as the cultures the children originate from.
Two young teachers, Malte and Liv, are spending their summer holiday on the Mediterranean coast, when they are suddenly attacked by three young men and Liv is assaulted. Two years later, ... See full summary »
A bomb hits. The windows vibrate - and a few minutes later, the needle starts humming again. In a city full of conflict, Poko Chaim and Daniel Bulitchev, two Russian tattoo artists, have created a place where there are no walls. Here, they eternalize the stories of the inhabitants of Jerusalem; the ink beneath the skin connects them all. A glance at their tattoos sheds a whole new light on the heart of the Holy City - it's inhabitants. The studio is open to everyone, regardless of nationality, religion or the color of skin. The conversations, which take place under painful circumstances, often resemble confessions, the customers offer intimate insights into their lives in this controversial city, their beliefs and their fears in this continuous conflict which makes up their everyday lives. There are moments when Poko and Daniel are almost like psychologists and artists at the same time. To escape the constant sound of the needle, they take us to special places in the city, to the sea ...