FILMS ON BERLIN
THE DIJON STORY
Dir: Mikko Myllylahti
Finland and Germany, 2016
In Berlin, the beer is cheap and the living is easy. Right? Finns Kaarlo and Toni are stranded in a bar in the hipster capital with two people they met at a party.
Dir: Edward Berger
Jack, a 10-year-old boy, and his younger brother Manuel embark on a journey to find their missing mother.
Dir: Dietrich Brüggemann
Eight friends help each other to move - over and over again, over a whole year, across Berlin and across Germany. Relationships break down, new love blossoms, sometimes love blossoms only on one side, and sometimes the parents do not even know where they are going.
Dir: Maik Reichert
With the collapse of the Eastern bloc, the photo agency Ostkreuz was founded in Berlin. Following its foundation by seven East German photographers, an astonishing success story began, acquiring clients including magazines such as Newsweek, Stern, GEO or the New York Times.
Dir: Linus de Paoli
Berlin's notorious Neukölln district. The near future, a time in which the health system has collapsed. A man works in the shadows and without licence as a doctor. He treats people in the streets, stealing medicine from pharmacies.
LOVE, PEACE & BEATBOX
Dir: Volker Meyer-Dabisch
Hissing, chirping, crackling, squeaking, clucking, thumping or a simple pop - there is no sound a ‘Beatbox-Crack’ can’t mimic with his mouth. Beatboxing or mouth-drumming is the fifth element of hip-hop after rap, DJing, breakdancing and graffiti. As in many other cities, a complex scene has developed in Berlin in recent years.
Dir: Paola Calvo
A sensual and intimate experience about a group of postmodern Berliners, looking for new ways of living, loving and experimenting with sexual fantasies.
Dir: Nikki Schuster
Berlin - techno, cobblestones and a lot of graffiti. "Berlin Recyclers" portraits the cultural, social and urban fabrics of this city by means of experimental animation.
Dir: Penelope Buitenhuis
A musician (Yvonne Duckworth) from Canada and her rock/rap band fight racism and an eviction in Berlin.