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As a child, Mia developed an extraordinary friendship with Charlie, a white lion born on her parents' farm in South Africa. Three years later, Mia discovers that her father wants to sell Charlie to trophy hunters. To save her friend, Mia goes with him in search of a reserve.
Voyage of Time is a celebration of the universe, displaying the whole of time, from its start to its final collapse. This film examines all that occurred to prepare the world that stands before us now: science and spirit, birth and death, the grand cosmos and the minute life systems of our planet.
One summer morning a young man, with a secret stashed away in a duffel bag, emerges from the forest. In a nearby village he asks around for work. When Lucy, the mayor’s unruly daughter, takes a liking to him, he is offered a job as a farmhand and a caravan to live in. With time, it emerges that he’s not the only one with a past to hide.
Frankfurt, 1946. David Bermann and his Jewish friends have escaped the Nazi regime and are dreaming of leaving for America. To gather the money, they go from home to home, flattering housewives with ashy chutzpah until they have no choice but to buy their bedlinens. But questions about Bermann‘s past catch up with him. Why does he have two passports? Why did he visit Hitler‘s mountain retreat?
Over 65 million people around the world have been forced from their homes to escape famine, climate change and war in the greatest human displacement since World War II. "Human Flow", an epic film journey led by the internationally renowned artist Ai Weiwei, gives a powerful visual expression to this massive human migration.
Katja's life falls apart in the blink of an eye when two neo-Nazis kill her husband and 6-year-old son in a bomb attack. Her quest for justice soon pushes her to the edge as the two suspects stand trial for murder.
Another century has passed on the Old Continent... Large armies are trampling on the heart of civilisation and cannon fire is once again taking its toll. Amidst the massacre and the ruins, everything majestic, that took millions of hours of labour to build, is wiped out. Jacques Jaujard and Count Franziskus Wolff Metternich worked together to protect and preserve the treasure of the Louvre Museum
In a desperate attempt to leave the past behind, Nina is wandering along Europe's motorways. She meets a German lorry driver, Matthias, and joins him on his journeys. Nina doesn't reveal much about who she is, though. Slowly it becomes clear that Nina's drive to hang around in the truckers' scene is a result of the pain caused by the ultimate betrayal that has befallen her.
A documentary brought by Erwin Wagenhofer (Let's Make Money, We Feed the World) that analyzes the modern educational system and argues that it squelches children's capacity for imagination, creativity, and independent thought.
As the Berlin Wall crumbles, Katrine, the daughter of a Norwegian woman and a German occupation soldier, finds her idyllic life disrupted as she refuses to testify a trial against the Norwegian state on behalf of her fellow "war children."
As the Allies sweep across Germany, Lore leads her siblings on a journey that exposes them to the truth of their parents' beliefs. An encounter with a mysterious refugee forces Lore to rely on a person she has always been taught to hate.
In the mid-19th century, famine and poverty made the lives of ordinary people in Europe almost unbearable. As a result, hundreds of thousands of them emigrated to faraway South America. "Any fate is better than death" was the bitter conclusion that nurtured their hopes for a decent future elsewhere. Prequel to TV masterpiece 'Heimat', spanning the life of a village and it's inhabitants.
Lola receives a phone call from her boyfriend Manni. He has lost 100,000 DM on a subway train that belong to a very bad guy... Lola has 20 min to raise the money and meet Manni. Otherwise, he will rob a store to get the money. Three different alternatives may happen depending the minor events along Lola's run...
The five life stories told by former East German citizens incarcerated for attempting to flee the Republic in the GDR who are representing a group of around 72,000 ex-convicts are shocking to the core. The subjects speak with extraordinary openness of their struggles with the regime, of horrific prison conditions and interrogation methods.
Two young Kurdish refugees, recently arrived in Germany struggle to make their way through the harshness of the occidental city. Their encounter with a gang of Turks will rapidly led them into an inevitable tragical spiral filled with death and revenge.
Since the mysterious death of his mother 7 years ago, 11-year-old Jeff has lived alone with his father in their campground next to the ruins of a medieval castle that belongs to his family. When Jeff's father announces that they will have to sell the castle, the boy is heartbroken; not only is the castle his favorite place in the world, it is also all he has left to remind him of his mother.
Physical work was once celebrated with hymns of praise. But workers today must be content with encouraging one another that their hard work is better than no work at all. This series looks at the state of physical work in today's world. Work that is dreary, demanding and at time dangerous.
Franka, a young woman, struggles with a severe allergy towards light, which forces her to lead a life in a completely darkened house - a high psychological strain not only for herself, but also for her caring sister Marie. When Franka is confronted with Marie's plan to leave her and move in with her boyfriend Ludwig, she tries everything not to lose her - accepting dire sacrifices.
Ajami is the religiously mixed community of Muslims and Christians in Tel Aviv. These are five stories about the everyday life in Ajami. The film contains five story lines, each of which is presented in a non-chronological fashion. Some events are shown multiple times from varying perspectives. A young Israeli Arab boy, Nasri, who lives in the Ajami neighborhood of Jaffa, narrates the film.
Young writer Sal Paradise has his life shaken by the arrival of free-spirited Dean Moriarty and his girl, Marylou. As they travel across the country, they encounter a mix of people who each impact their journey indelibly.
A man wanders out of the desert after a four year absence. His brother finds him, and together they return to L.A. to reunite the man with his young son. Soon after, he and the boy set out to locate the mother of the child, who left shortly after the man disappeared.
A forester in Germany, Peter Wohlleben, has observed that the trees in his area communicate with one another by lovingly caring for their offspring, their elders and sick trees. He wrote the bestseller "The Secret Life of Trees" that has amazed nature lovers. This documentary shows the fascinating work of the scientists in understanding the interactions and the consequences of this discovery.
A girl struggling with asthma is taken to a clinic in South Tyrolia to be cured. After some time she decides to get out of this hell (that's how she feels about it) and soon she'll meet a new friend. Together they try to reach the peak of a mountain where, according to an old custom, she can be healed.
Post-WW2 Germany. When Irene Wagner ends her extramarital affair with Erich Baumann in order to save her marriage with Albert Wagner, a prominent scientist, she becomes the victim of cruel extortion that will drive her into suicidal rage... The fourth collaboration between the Italian director and his muse, Ingrid Bergman.
The young Tore seeks in Hamburg a new life among the religious group called The Jesus Freaks. When he by accident meets a family and helps them to repair their car, he believes that a heavenly wonder has helped him. He starts a friendship with the father of the family, Benno. Soon he moves in with them at their garden plot, not knowing what cruelty is there to come...
The police are called to a murder scene and quickly discover that the murderer, the victim's son, is holed up in his house with two hostages. Through a series of interviews with both the murderer's fiancée and his theatre director the police piece together a picture of a man losing touch with reality.
71 scenes revolving around a recent immigrant, a couple that has just adopted a daughter, a college student and a lonely old man. The last part of Haneke's "Glaciation Trilogy" after "The Seventh Continent" and "Benny's Video".
It's a dark and surreal tale of a man determined to save a lost lover from a grim fate at the hands of a violent mob. The city of Santa Maria is falling into chaos as an armed military faction is poised to take power in a coup d'etat.
In eastern Ukraine, society begins to degrade as the effects of propaganda and manipulation begin to surface in this post-truth era. The film's thirteen segments explore the mid-2010s conflict between Ukraine and the Russian-supported Donetsk People's Republic.
A team of former Special Ops elite soldiers, whose friendship was forged in battle and years after they thought they had lain down their weapons for good, are drawn back into action when the family of one of their own is threatened, friendships and loyalties are tested, battlelines are drawn, and Ultimate Justice will be served.
The evil witch Dellamorta cursed princess Rose when she was a baby. Before she turns 18, Rose will get stung in the finger by a sharp object and she and the whole castle will fall into a hundred year long sleep unless her true love would kiss her...
In 1936, Max Schmeling, world boxing champion, is Nazi Germany's pride. When he loses against a black boxer, Hitler feels humiliated and sends him to the front. Facing the atrocities of war, he will fight valiantly and attempt to survive...