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EISENSTEIN: THE MASTER'S HOUSE (Naum Klejmann, Marianna Kirejewa, Alexander Iskin, 1998)
Eisenstein: The Master's House is a highly accessible and exhaustively thorough overview of the life and work of Sergei Eisenstein, one of the most significant fiimmakers in motion picture history. E… Read more

EL BULLI: COOKING IN PROGRESS (Gereon Wetzel, 2010)
A mouthwatering taste of the preparation that went into one of the most imaginative menus in the world. ... Each year over two million people tried to book a table at El Bulli - only a select few eve… Read more

ENTER THE VOID (Gaspar Noé, 2009)
“A wild, hallucinatory mindfuck for adults… defies cinema convention in every way.” - Screen International ... Gaspar Noé (Irreversible) continues his standing as one of cinema's most div… Read more

Epilogue (Tom Tykwer, 1992)
The end of an affair A whodunnit about a man, a room and a loaded gun. ... Read more

ERRORS OF THE HUMAN BODY (Eron Sheean, 2012)
The human body contains many secrets and some wounds are too deep to ever be healed. ... In a mysterious laboratory in snow-cloaked Dresden, visiting Canadian scientist Geoff Burton finds himself wor… Read more

European Rococo (Arno Schonberger, Halldor Soehner, 1958)
A survey of the development of European life in the eighteenth century of Rococo art which so powerfully affected South Germany and Central Europe. ... Read more

EVEN DWARFS STARTED SMALL (Werner Herzog, 1970)
The cast consists entirely of 27 dwarfs and midgets who act out an obscene parody of human life. ... Starting out as a revolt against authority, it details a destructive rampage by the inmates of an … Read more

EVERYONE ELSE (Maren Ade, 2009)
“Brilliant dissection of a relationship and, more subtly, of class relations in contemporary Germany.” - Hollywood Reporter ... The second film from filmmaker Maren Ade (The Forest for the Trees)… Read more

Everything's Just Fine (Herbert Wentscher, )
Singing about the modern world and playing on a Casio rhythmbox whilst shifting images from the Fillies arc combined with moving electronic wipes. ... Read more

Everything's Just Fine (Herbert Wentscher, )
Through the combination of photographs taken from the Fifties and the movement of computer wipes, the images in this video song lead a life of their own. ... Read more

Execution - a Study of Mary (Elfi Mikesch, 1979)
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EXODUS: BURNT BY THE SUN 2 (Nikita Mikhalkov, 2010)
A long-awaited sequel and the most expensive Russian film ever made. ... Burnt by the Sun claimed both the Academy Award for Best Foreign Film and the Cannes Grand Prix in 1994. It took eight years t… Read more

F FOR FAKE (Orson Welles, 1973)
... ... As the documentary Orson Welles: One Man Band shows, this great director carried an editing table with him wherever he travelled, This tool of his trade is displayed by Welles in F For Fake w… Read more

FACING MIRRORS (Negar Azarbayjani, 2011)
An Iranian female ‘buddy' movie about a taxi driver and a transsexual. ... Two women - poles apart in background and belief - find themselves awkward travelling companions in a desperate car ride t… Read more

Fahrenheit 625 (Frank Graf, 1986)
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Fair Trade (Michael Dreher, 2006)
The shortest distance and at the same time the most obvious gap between the so-called Third World Countries and Europe is the Straits of Gibraltar. Fair Trade is one of the many stories of child trad… Read more

FALLEN (Fred Kelemen, 2005)
“A starkly black-and-white parable dripping with unspoken regrets and submerged in the ambient sturm und drang of distant factory roar… Consider it a thumbnail remake of Blow-Up by Nuri Bilg… Read more

FALLEN ANGEL: GRAM PARSONS (Gandulf Hennig, 2004)
Fallen Angel: Gram Parsons Germany/UK'It's a story so extraordinary. It's something that might happen in a movie, but you don't think of it happening in real life.' -Emmylou HarrisThree decades after… Read more

Falling Disk (Dieter Kiessling, 1986)
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Fantorro of The Revenge of the Flowers (Jan Lenica, 1973)
Jan Lenica's latest cartoon is about a man who thinks he is superman— but his best intentions to help humanity al! misfire. Lenica finds a parallel between his hero and the flower children whos… Read more

FAR FROM HOME (Sohrab Shahid Saless, 1975)
In his first film made in Germany, expatriate Iranian director, Sohrab Shahid Saless, creates a portrait of another expatriate: a Turkish factory worker in Berlin. ... Saless' camera observes the gas… Read more

FATA MORGANA (G) (Werner Herzog, 1970)
“It's the nearest thing yet to a genuine political science-fiction movie. Brilliantly original, utterly haunting.” - Time Out ... Filmmaker Werner Herzog describes Fata Morgana as “a documentar… Read more

FATHERLAND (Ken Loach, 1986)
Ken Loach's uncompromising brand of cinematic 'realism' - documentary camera style, use of non-professional casts, improvisation, realistic unfolding of time within fictional narratives - has cast hi… Read more

Feldberg Fantasia (Gerhard Jentsch, 1965)
A fantasia for camera and orchestra in three movements: set in the natural beauty of the Feldberg Lake area of East Germany. ... Read more

Fire Demon (Werner Klett, 1986)
A parable without dialogue summed up by the final title. "Cineasts are people who rob themselves of the present and others of a future." ... Read more

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