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Agnes and His Brothers

Agnes and his brothers have little in common except an eccentric father, relationship problems that are screwing up their lives, and a suspicion that there is a distinct possibility those two things are connected.

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Anti-Nazi Classics Vol. 2

This DVD box set features four films about Nazi Germany: Rotation (Wolfgang Staudte), Council of the Gods (Kurt Maetzig), The Axe of Wandsbek (Falk Harnack) and The Adventures of Werner Holt (Joachim Kunert).

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Axe of Wandsbek, The: DEFA Collection

The Nazis need a hangman to put a group of political prisoners to death, and the town butcher agrees to do the deed. Adapted from the novel by German-Jewish author Arnold Zweig, this classic was directed by a former anti-Nazi resistance fighter.

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Coming Out

The first, and only, film about gay life ever produced in communist East Germany, this tender, moving coming out story premiered the very night the Berlin Wall came down. Extras include "The Best of Queer Berlin," an interactive city guide.

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Concrete Love: The Architecture of the Böhm Family

Pritzker Prize laureate Gottfried Böhm is widely regarded as Germany’s preeminent architect. The son of a master builder of churches, he’s also the patriarch of a modern architecture dynasty to which his three sons belong.

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Dancing Dreams

In 2008, world-famous dancer and choreographer Pina Bausch selected 40 teenagers who had never heard her name to be part of her dance piece Contact Zone. For 10 months, the dancers discover Bausch’s genius and their own bodies.

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Dear Uncle Adolf: The Germans and Their Fuhrer

A treasure of more than 100,000 personal letters written by the German people to Adolf Hitler was recently found, hidden in a secret Russian archive. They provide a reflection of the German spirit in the years from 1932 to 1945.

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Firestorm

Using rare film footage and stirring interviews with historians, former bomber pilots and survivors of the destruction, this extraordinary film brings to light the devastating allied air campaign against Nazi Germany.

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Führer Cult and Megalomania

By early in the 20th century Nuremberg was regarded as the most anti-Semitic city in Europe. By 1929 Hitler had decided to make it the "City of the Party Rallies" and a symbol representing the greatness of the German Empire.

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Ghosted

A mysterious love story about a German artist trying to come to terms with the unsolved murder of her Taiwanese lover. From director Monika Treut (Seduction: The Cruel Woman, Female Misbehavior and Gendernauts).

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Go For Zucker

Dani Levy's controversial and hilarious contemporary farce about pool shark and all-around hustler Jaeckie Zucker is the first German-Jewish comedy to come out of Germany since World War II.

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Hell on Wheels

Academy Award Winner Pepe Danquart shows us the torture and the pain, the fear and the courage of the riders of Le Tour de France, the toughest bicycle race of all. Featuring Lance Armstrong, Eric Zabel,Tyler Hamilton & more!

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Hitler and the Nazis Box Set

This special edition box set features four eye-opening documentaries about Adolf Hitler and the Nazi regime: The Architecture of Doom, Nazi Medicine, The Cross and The Star and Claude Chabrol's The Eye of Vichy.

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Hitler Chronicles, The

This collector's edition box set features four riveting documentaries about Adolf Hitler and the rise and fall of the Third Reich: The Architecture of Doom, Dear Uncle Adolf, Hitler: A Career, and The Top Secret Trial of the Third Reich.

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House of the Sleeping Beauties

Based on the beautifully strange novella by Yasunari Kawabata, acclaimed writer-director-actor Vadim Glowna's film is a mysterious thriller about loneliness, sex, eroticism and mortality. Starring Vadim Glowna, Angela Winkler and Maximilian Schell.

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My Fuhrer

The bastard love child of Charlie Chaplin’s The Great Dictator and Mel Brooks’ The Producers , My Führer is a wildly provocative and laugh-out-loud satire about Adolf Hitler and the Third Reich.

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Nazi Medicine: In the Shadow of the Reich & The Cross and the Star

Two films by John Michalczyk. Nazi Medicine & The Cross and the Star are two riveting documentaries which confront the horrors of Hitler's Third Reich.

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Night of Broken Glass, The

After seizing power, the Nazis began their crusade against Jews with discriminatory laws and the looting of property; they turned to violence openly in what has come to be known as Kristallnacht: the night of broken glass.

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Pianomania

As Steinway & Sons’ chief technician and Master Tuner in Vienna, Stefan Knüpfer is dedicated to the unusual task of pairing world-class instruments with world-famous pianists. Featuring Lang Lang, Alfred Brendel, Rudolf Buchbinder and more.

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Plastic Planet

This feisty yet informative documentary takes us on a journey around the globe to reveal the far-flung reach of plastic, and shed light on how it affects our environment, our bodies, and the health of future generations.

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Reich Underground, The

Long forgotten after the victorious American Army sealed them off from intruders, the sprawling underground labyrinths built by the Nazis to house armament factories are reopened for the first time in decades by a team of experts.

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Same Same But Different

Based on a true story, this refreshing drama revolves around Ben, a young German student traveling to Cambodia on a post-graduation summer trip, and Sreykeo, a 21-year-old bar girl in Phnom Penh.

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Second Track, The

In this rare noir classic from the legendary DEFA Film Studios, a train station inspector witnesses a robbery, setting in motion an explosive unearthing of dark secrets from the Nazi era.

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Seduction: The Cruel Woman

Pina Bausch dancer Mechthilde Grossmann plays Wanda, a dominatrix with an S&M "gallery" on the Hamburg waterfront who leaves her German shoe fetishist lesbian lover for an American trainee.

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Siege of Leningrad, The

In 1941, Hitler ordered the German Army to invade Russia. But Leningrad - the cradle of the Bolshevik Revolution - did not fall quickly. Instead it resisted. It is a breathtaking story both of heroism and mankind's failings.

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Sun Seekers: DEFA Collection

East Germany, 1950: two young people are arrested after the police raid a barroom brawl. Instead of a prison sentence they are forced to work in a uranium mine in Wismut. Emotions collide, as well as fists.

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Television Under the Swastika

Making use of 285 reels of film discovered in the catacombs of the Berlin Federal Film Archive, this documentary is a fascinating look at the world’s first television broadcast network and the programming the Nazis chose to put on it.

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To the Limit

Pepe Danquart follows brothers Thomas and Alexander Huber to locations never before reached by film crew as they set out to break the record in speed climbing the 2,900 foot sheer cliff known as ‘The Nose’ of El Capitan in Yosemite Valley.

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Tomcat

Andreas and Stefan lead a happy and passionate life, together with their beloved cat Moses. An unexpected and inexplicable outburst of violence suddenly shakes up the relationship and calls everything into question.

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Top Secret Trial of the Third Reich, The

Through authentic footage of the 1944 trial of the men who conspired to assassinate the Führer, this astonishing film details the various attempts to assassinate Hitler and sheds light on the anti-Nazi resistance.

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Unknown Soldier, The

The Unknown Soldier documents Germany’s controversial Wehrmacht Exhibition, which for the first time ever revealed the personal letters, photographs and film footage implicating the common foot soldier in horrific acts.

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Virgin Machine

In this "lesbian Candide" (San Francisco Examiner), a young journalist, foiled in her attempts to find romantic love in her native Hamburg, moves to San Francisco and discovers the rich lesbian scene - and her own sexuality.

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We Monsters

After their teenage daughter Sarah confesses to the killing of her best friend Charlie, the recently separated Paul and Christine decide to hide the crime. Their collective guilt forces the family back together, creating a web of lies and deadly intentions.

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Whisper & Shout

Young people in East Germany used music to protest the political climate of their country. This documentary captures the legendary bands of East Germany’s vibrant punk and glam music scene with concert clips, interviews and more.

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Your Unknown Brother

This landmark film exploring the role of the individual in confronting anti-fascism was invited to the Cannes Film Festival, but ironically, was withdrawn by the East German authorities.