Wed 16 Jun - Luna Leederville 1:30PMGER21 The Audition(15+) 1 hr 59 mins 4:15PMGER21 God, You're Such a Prick(15+) 1 hr 58 mins 6:30PMGER21 The Collini Case(18 +) 2 hrs 23 mins 9:00PMGER21 Oskar & Lilli. Where No One Knows Us(18 +) 2 hrs 2 mins
Thu 17 Jun - Luna Leederville 11:00AMGER21 Next Door(15+) 1 hr 52 mins 4:00PMGER21 The Perfect Secret(18 +) 2 hrs 20 mins 6:30PMGER21 Fabian: Going to the Dogs(18 +) 3 hrs 16 mins
Fri 18 Jun - Luna Leederville 11:00AMGER21 Enfant Terrible(18 +) 2 hrs 34 mins 4:00PMGER21 Exile(18 +) 2 hrs 21 mins 6:30PMGER21 I'm Your Man(15+) 2 hrs 5 mins 8:45PMGER21 Berlin Bouncer(18 +) 1 hr 50 mins
Sat 19 Jun - Luna Leederville 11:00AMGER21 Fabian: Going to the Dogs(18 +) 3 hrs 16 mins 4:00PMGER21 The Audition(15+) 1 hr 59 mins 6:30PMGER21 Next Door(15+) 1 hr 52 mins 8:30PMGER21 The Collini Case(18 +) 2 hrs 23 mins
Sun 20 Jun - Luna Leederville 11:00AMGER21 Dream Factory(15+) 2 hrs 25 mins 1:45PMGER21 The Perfect Secret(18 +) 2 hrs 20 mins 4:30PMGER21 The Space Between the Lines(18 +) 2 hrs 23 mins 7:30PMGER21 Berlin Alexanderplatz(18 +) 3 hrs 23 mins
Mon 21 Jun - Luna Leederville 11:00AMGER21 Next Door(15+) 1 hr 52 mins 1:15PMGER21 Grandparenting 101(M) 2 hrs 4 mins 6:30PMGER21 I'm Your Man(15+) 2 hrs 5 mins 8:45PMGER21 It's for Your Own Good(M) 1 hr 51 mins
Tue 22 Jun - Luna Leederville 10:45AMGER21 Fabian: Going to the Dogs(18 +) 3 hrs 16 mins 2:15PMGER21 Next Door(15+) 1 hr 52 mins 6:30PMGER21 Grandparenting 101(M) 2 hrs 4 mins 8:45PMGER21 The Perfect Secret(18 +) 2 hrs 20 mins
Wed 23 Jun - Luna Leederville 11:00AMGER21 The Collini Case(18 +) 2 hrs 23 mins 1:30PMGER21 The Perfect Secret(18 +) 2 hrs 20 mins 6:30PMGER21 It's for Your Own Good(M) 1 hr 51 mins 8:30PMGER21 I'm Your Man(15+) 2 hrs 5 mins
Luna On SX - session times
Wed 16 Jun - Luna On SX 11:00AMGER21: I'M YOUR MAN(CTC) 2 hrs 5 mins 1:20PMGER21: DREAM FACTORY(CTC) 2 hrs 25 mins 6:15PMGER21: ENFANT TERRIBLE(CTC) 2 hrs 34 mins 9:00PMGER21: NEXT DOOR(CTC) 1 hr 52 mins
Thu 17 Jun - Luna On SX 11:00AMGER21: THE AUDITION(CTC) 2 hrs 14 mins 1:30PMGER21: THE SPACE BETWEEN THE LINES(CTC) 2 hrs 23 mins 6:30PMGER21: OSCAR & LILLI. WHERE NO ONE KNOWS US(CTC) 2 hrs 2 mins 8:45PMGER21: GOD, YOU'RE SUCH A PRICK(CTC) 1 hr 58 mins
Fri 18 Jun - Luna On SX 11:00AMGER21: THE PERFECT SECRET(CTC) 2 hrs 20 mins 1:30PMGER21: NIGHTLIFE(CTC) 2 hrs 40 mins 6:30PMGER21: GRANDPARENTING 101(CTC) 2 hrs 4 mins 8:45PMGER21: THE SPACE BETWEEN THE LINES(CTC) 2 hrs 23 mins
Sat 19 Jun - Luna On SX 11:00AMGER21: BACKSTAGE VIENNA STATE OPERA(CTC) 1 hr 56 mins 1:15PMGER21: IT'S FOR YOUR OWN GOOD(CTC) 1 hr 51 mins 6:30PMGER21: THE PERFECT SECRET(CTC) 2 hrs 20 mins 9:00PMGER21: GOD, YOU'RE SUCH A PRICK(CTC) 1 hr 58 mins
Sun 20 Jun - Luna On SX 11:00AMGER21: THE AUDITION(CTC) 2 hrs 14 mins 1:30PMGER21: HOW I TAUGHT MYSELF TO BE A CHILD(CTC) 2 hrs 40 mins 4:30PMGER21: NEXT DOOR(CTC) 1 hr 52 mins 6:45PMGER21: BERLIN ALEXANDERPLATZ(CTC) 3 hrs 23 mins
Mon 21 Jun - Luna On SX 10:45AMGER21: FABIAN, GOING TO THE DOGS(CTC) 3 hrs 16 mins 2:15PMGER21: IT'S FOR YOUR OWN GOOD(CTC) 1 hr 51 mins 6:30PMGER21: GRANDPARENTING 101(CTC) 2 hrs 4 mins 8:45PMGER21: THE PERFECT SECRET(CTC) 2 hrs 20 mins
Tue 22 Jun - Luna On SX 11:00AMGER21: THE COLLINI CASE(CTC) 2 hrs 23 mins 1:30PMGER21: THE PERFECT SECRET(CTC) 2 hrs 20 mins 6:30PMGER21: NEXT DOOR(CTC) 1 hr 52 mins 8:30PMGER21: I'M YOUR MAN(CTC) 2 hrs 5 mins
Wed 23 Jun - Luna On SX 11:00AMGER21: NEXT DOOR(CTC) 1 hr 52 mins 1:15PMGER21: GRANDPARENTING 101(CTC) 2 hrs 4 mins 6:30PMGER21: I'M YOUR MAN(CTC) 2 hrs 5 mins 8:45PMGER21: IT'S FOR YOUR OWN GOOD(CTC) 1 hr 51 mins
By popular demand screenings just announced: 21 - 23 June!
Fabian: Going to the Dogs
I’m Your Man
It's for your own Good
The Collini Case
The Perfect Secret
See session times and locations listed below.
2021 GERMAN FILM FESTIVAL FEAST OF FILMS
This is a signature event for German culture celebrating one of Europe’s most prolific filmmaking nations. With a broad range of box office hits, feel-good comedies and award-winning dramas straight from the Berlinale, the festival wants to amuse, inspire and entertain. Screening additionally productions from neighbouring German-speaking countries, the festival showcases the creativity and diversity of the region.
German Film Festival spokesperson Bettina Kinski said, “We're truly excited to return to screens with the latest in German Cinema, something we sadly missed in 2020. The Festival will be a great opportunity for people interested in German language films and culture to reunite and reconnect - and we look forward to welcoming them.”
At the centrepiece of the Festival programme is Fabian: Going to the Dogs (Fabian oder Der Gang vor die Hunde). Straight from its world premiere at the 2021 Berlinale, Dominik Graf’s adaptation of Erich Kästner's iconic 1930s Berlin set novel, sees a dashing idealist played by Tom Schilling find love amidst the twilight hedonism of pre-Nazi Germany.
Other Festival highlights include:
Electric Girl - A high energy blend of animation and psychological study, in which a slam poet begins to embody the Japanese anime superheroine that she voices.
How I Taught Myself to be a Child (Wie ich lernte, bei mir selbst Kind zu sein) - In conservative 1950s Vienna the youngest son of an established Austrian dynasty of confectionery millionaires discovers the power of love, humour and his own extraordinary ability to shape his realities.
Nightlife - One man’s romantic encounter with the woman of his dreams turns into a crazy chase through the Berlin night in this wild comedy starring Elyas M’Barek and Palina Rojinski.
The Audition(Das Vorspiel) - A meticulously arranged visual concerto from acclaimed German actor/director Ina Weisse, this gripping drama stars Nina Hoss as a woman trapped in the pursuit of success.
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A slick modern adaptation of Alfred Döblin's influential 1929 novel, Berlin Alexanderplatz is a poetic fable about the futility of ambition and morality.
Francis (the magnetic Welket Bungué) has survived his escape from Guinea Bissau. When he wakes up on a beach in the south of Europe ...
In his darkly comic directorial debut, Daniel Brühl (Good Bye Lenin!, The Falcon & The Winter Soldier) plays a version of himself to skewer celebrity, privilege and the movies.
Daniel (a self-deprecating Brühl) leads an enviable life. A famous actor, he lives in a stylish penthouse ...
16-year-old Steffi has graduated from high school and is looking forward to her class trip to Paris where she has promised her boyfriend Fabian the romantic night that she has kept him waiting for since they started dating. Her lifelong plan to join the police forces has already been set up and ...
Three women, four men, seven phones, and the question: how well do these friends and couples really know each other?
When discussing honesty over dinner, seven friends decide to play a game: everyone puts their phone on the table and everything that comes in must be shared with the others. ...
It’s summer 1961 and Emil (Dennis Mojen) has just started working as an extra at DEFA Studio Babelsberg when he falls head over heels in love with a French dancer named Milou (Emilia Schüle My Brother Simple GER18) on the sound stage. The pair are made for each other but are torn apart ...
The new film from actress and Emmy Award-winning director Maria Schrader (Unorthodox) is a beguiling girl-meets-boy romantic comedy with a provocative twist.
Recently separated forty-something Alma (the effervescent Maren Eggert in her Berlinale award-winning performance) is a research scientist ...
A meticulously arranged visual concerto from acclaimed German actor/director Ina Weisse, gripping drama The Audition stars the captivating Nina Hoss as a woman trapped in the pursuit of success.
Anna Bronsky (Nina Hoss) is a stern violin teacher at a music-focused high school in Berlin. ...
A modern love story starring Nora Tschirner (A Rabbit Without Ears) and Alexander Fehling (Labyrinth of Lies), The Space Between the Lines is a mature and thoughtful look at the nature of human relationships.
Emmi would like to cancel her subscription to “Like” magazine via e-mail. But ...
Cultural and psychological tensions, claustrophobically observed in the workplace and at home, come to a head in Visar Morina’s enthralling thriller about one man’s identity crisis as a foreigner in Germany.
After a frustrating day of work, Kosovo-born pharmaceutical engineer Xhafer ...
Karin’s (Maren Kroymann, All About Me) retirement life isn't what she hoped. She stopped work to spend more time with her husband Harold (Günther Maria Halmer), expecting that they could travel the world, but they do not. Retired physician Gerhard (Heiner Lauterbach, Cold Feet GER19) has ...
A poignant story of love, family and sibling connection despite difficult circumstances, Oskar & Lilli. Where No One Knows Us follows two siblings who try to avert their threatening fate with poetic and unusual means.
Six years ago, eight-year-old Oskar (Leopold Pallua) and 13-year-old Lilli ...
A wild comedy that launches at full speed, Nightlife is an entertaining romp about the misadventures of friends lost in the Berlin night.
On a night out bartender Milo (Elyas M‘Barek, also in this year’s The Collini Case) meets the woman of his dreams Sunny (Palina Rojinski, Welcome to ...
Based on Erich Kästner’s iconic novel, director Dominik Graf (Beloved Sisters) re-unites Never Look Away stars Tom Schilling and Saskia Rosendahl for this exhilarating epic set in Berlin in the tumultuous period between the 1929 market crash and the Nazi Party’s rise to ...
What if a legal system fails to recognise unspeakable crimes?
Fresh-off-the-boat attorney Caspar Leinen (Elyas M'Barek, also in this year’s Nightlife) finds himself confronted with a spectacular case when appointed by the court as defence counsel for 70-year-old Italian Fabrizio Collini ...
The world-famous Vienna State Opera enchants a large audience with spectacular performances every evening. Stephanus Domanig’s fascinating documentary Backstage Vienna State Opera takes us behind the scenes at this cultural institution, showing the often invisible work that enables ...
In 1967, when 22-year-old Rainer Werner Fassbinder stormed the stage of the ‘Antitheater’ in Munich and seized the theatre production, no one suspected that this brazen nobody would become one of the most important post-war German filmmakers.
During his self-destructive life, he ...
A witty comedy from hit director Marc Rothemund (Sophie Scholl: The Final Days) that assembles a brilliant cast on the big screen, It’s For Your Own Good tells the story of three daughters, three admirers and three desperate fathers.
Arthur (Heiner Lauterbach, Welcome to Germany and in this ...
Berlin Bouncer tells the story of Berlin from a divided city to the party metropolis of today through the eyes of its most legendary club bouncers. Frank Künster came to Berlin in the late 1980s to study, while Smiley Baldwin was still guarding the wall as an American GI. Behind the wall lived ...
A quirky story of growing up, searching for identity and finding one's true self, How I Taught Myself to be a Child is an imaginative coming-of-age film from director Rupert Henning.
Paul Silberstein (Valentin Hagg), the youngest son of a refined but deeply strange Austrian dynasty of ...