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Walchensee Forever

Janna Ji Wonders
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2021 · Germany

Filmmaker Janna Ji Wonders sets out to uncover the secrets of her own family and understand the impact they have had on her own life. Spanning more than a hundred years over multiple continents, she tells the story of her German family through five generations from the women's point of view.

Available on Film Movement Plus, Fridacinema

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The Audition

Ina Weisse
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2019 · Germany, France

Anna teaches violin, devastated that her own musical ambitions have been long-abandoned. When she encounters a talented young student, her dedication borders on destructive obsession as she attempts to get close to her own long lost dreams.

Available on Apple iTunes, Google Play Movies, Amazon Video, YouTube, Kanopy

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Happy Animation

Luis and the Aliens

Christoph Lauenstein
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2018 · Germany, Luxembourg, Denmark

11 year old Luis lives a neglected life --- as his dad seems to be more concerned with finding aliens than tending to his son. But, one day, Luis' life is flipped upside down when a trio of lovable little aliens crash their UFO into his house. As a result, Luis and the aliens form a special bond, leading to many exciting adventures together.

Available on Microsoft Store, Amazon Video, Vudu, VUDU Free

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The Edge of Heaven

Fatih Akin
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2007 · Germany, Turkey, Italy

Ali, a retired widower and Turkish immigrant living in Bremen, offers prostitute Yeter a monthly payment to stop working and keep him company. Ali's son, Nejat, is conflicted at first but eventually learns that Yeter is sending things back to her daughter in Turkey. After Yeter's unfortunate death, Nejat goes to Istanbul to search for her daughter.

Available on Amazon Video

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A Coffee in Berlin

Jan Ole Gerster
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2012 · Germany

This black-and-white tragicomedy follows Niko, a melancholy twenty-something weighed down by possibility, as he meets the many kooks and characters of Berlin. An ironic and recognizable portrait of prolonged adolescence: the aimless college dropout wandering a major city, always in search of a cup of coffee, with slapstick humor and a jazzy score.

Available on Apple iTunes, Fandor, Google Play Movies, Amazon Video, Vudu, Kanopy, fuboTV, Plex, Tubi TV, YouTube, Fandor Amazon Channel

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Mute

Duncan Jones
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2018 · United Kingdom, Germany

Leo Beiler, a mute bartender, has one reason and one reason only for living here, and she's disappeared. But when Leo's search takes him deeper into the city's underbelly, an odd pair of American surgeons seem to be the only recurring clue, and Leo can't tell if they can help, or who he should fear most.

Available on Netflix

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Spotlight: Franka Potente

Run Lola Run

Tom Tykwer
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1998 · Germany

Lola receives a call from her gangster boyfriend Manni, who tells her that he has accidentally left his boss’ payment on the subway, and he has only twenty minutes to come up with the cash. As time ticks away, Lola runs through the city, searching for 100,000 Deutschmark to save Manni’s life.

Available on Apple iTunes, DIRECTV, Microsoft Store, Redbox, Google Play Movies, Amazon Video, AMC on Demand, Showtime, Vudu, Spectrum On Demand, Showtime Roku Premium Channel, fuboTV, YouTube, Showtime Amazon Channel

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