Gripping and inspiring true story of how two ordinary families tried the most daring escape ever made across the East German border during the cold war, fighting for freedom with their courage and ingenuity.
Documentary about the infamous bomb attack on a turkish barber shop in Cologne, in which 22 people were injured. But the investigations were equally scandalous - only the victims were suspected. Only years later was the attack assigned to the so-called National Socialist Underground (NSU).
Twenty-eight years ago today, 24th August 1992, in the eastern German city of Rostock, a rampaging mob besieged and set fire to a residential building containing, among others, more than 120 Vietnamese men, women and children to the applause and cheering of more than 3,000 bystanders.
On Ferragosto 2007, in Duisburg, in the German Ruhr area, 6 youngsters from Calabria were killed brutally by a couple of gunmen. The massacre was quickly linked to the Calbrian mafia 'Ndrangheta and got a lot of media attention. This RAI production is inspired by the real events and follows two policemen from Duisburg and Reggio Calabria in their hunt for the killers.
Set in a divided Germany in 1983, during a peak period of Cold War tensions between East and West, Martin Rauch is recruited by the HVA, the foreign intelligence agency of the Stasi, to infiltrate the West German army. As a rookie spy, his decisions constantly put his cover at risk and force his agency to take extreme measures.
A breezy, colorfully styled comedy, "Almanya" is a rare feel-good movie about Turkish immigrants in Germany. It tells the story of three generations of a Turkish immigrant family in Germany, whose feelings of identity and belonging are put to the test, when the family patriarch decides to take the whole family on a road trip to Turkey.
Coming together is still difficult, especially indoors. So showing films in the clubhouse doesn’t seem to be an option for now. That’s why we have decided to move the German semester movie nights online, so you can watch the movies from home.