Directed by Werner Herzog. A band of Spanish conquistadors, led by Pizarro, go up the Amazon in search of gold. As the soldiers battle starvation, Indians, the forces of nature and each other, Don Lope de Aguirre (the self-styled "Wrath of God") is consumed by visions of conquering all of South America and leads a revolt. Will their expedition be doomed? In German or English, with optional English subtitles. Winner of several film awards.
Originally produced as a motion picture in 1981. The epic story of the patrol of the U-96, one of the famed German U-boats that sought to harass and destroy British ships during World War II. Portrays the crew as they struggle to maintain their professionalism as soldiers while trying to understand and obey the ideology of the German government which they served. Nominated for several Academy Awards.
Young German boys suffer senseless deaths during the final days of World War II. Betrayed and urged on by unenlightened leaders, they come to believe that a small and meaningless bridge is worth any risk to their lives. In German or English, with optional English subtitles.
Germany, 1936. Salomon is the king of counterfeiters. Suddenly, he is arrested and thrown into the Mauthausen concentration camp. There, Salomon exhibits exceptional skills and is transferred to the upgraded camp of Sachsenhausen. He and a group of professionals are forced to produce fake foreign currency. As he attempts to weaken the economy of Germany's opponents, while others refuse to use their skills for Nazi profit, Salomon must decide whether his actions are ultimately the right ones. 2008 Academy Award winner for Best Foreign Language Film. In German with English subtitles.
Documentary. Filmmaker Arnon Goldfinger travels to Tel Aviv to clean out the apartment of his recently-deceased German-born Jewish grandmother. Goldfinger begins an unsettling journey into his family's history and discovers that knowing the truth can be a terrible burden. Recipient of several film awards. In English, Hebrew, and German with English subtitles.
Originally produced as motion picture in Germany in 1920. The story is set in medieval Prague. The Rabbi gives life to the Golem who falls in love with the Rabbi's daughter and brings fear to the emperor's court. He is destroyed by an innocent child. Based on the legend of the Golem, a popular figure in Jewish tradition. Silent with musical score and English subtitles.
A dark and vibrant story of a Turkish man and woman living in Germany, torn between two cultures, tradition and modernity, survival and death. Winner of numerous film awards. In Turkish and German with English subtitles.
East Berlin, 1984. Capt. Gerd Wiesler, Stasi officer and surveillance specialist has a simple assignment: keep an eye on Georg Dreyman, a respected playwright, and his actress girlfriend, Christa-Maria Sieland. Wiesler discovers that Minister Hempf has an ulterior motive in spying on this seemingly upright citizen. In German with English subtitles. 2007 Academy Award winner for Best Foreign Language Film.
Originally produced as a motion picture in 1927. In July 2008 a complete 16mm copy of the film was discovered with an additional 25 minutes of lost footage that had not been seen since the film's premiere in 1927. The story takes place in In 2026, when the rich rule over the poor, who live underground. One man tries to bridge the gap between the two classes. Silent film with English subtitles and music score.
Originally released as a motion picture in 1989. Based on the true story of Anja Rosmus. Sonja, "The Nasty Girl," undertakes a school project about her town entitled "My home town during the Third Reich." She begins to search for facts, but the town folk who have personal experience of that time are unwilling to provide her with information. Directed by Michael Verhoeven. In German with English subtitles
Originally produced as motion picture in Germany in 1922, the film, directed by F.W. Murnau, is based unofficially on Bram Stoker's Dracula. A classic silent film with musical score and English subtitles.
Originally released as a motion picture in 1998. In this award-winning thriller, time is running out. Lola has just received a frantic call from her boyfriend Manni, who's accidentally lost a small fortune he was to deliver to his mobster boss. If they cannot find a way to replace the money within 20 minutes, Manni will suffer severe consequences. In German with English subtitles.
In this award-winning film, strange events, accidents, and deaths are occurring in a German village prior to the outbreak of World War I. The village people are worried and can't figure out what to do. After the school teacher starts to unravel the mystery, he discovers that the children of the town have formed a secret society and may be guilty of the crimes. In German with English subtitles.
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