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    The Romanovs. Glory and Fall of the Czars

    a film by Eva Gerberding, André Schäfer

     
    Available in High Definition 1080i
    A look at the end of the last Czar and his family at the hand of the Bolsheviks, and the 4 centuries of grand, bloody and war-torn history that proceeded it - the might of the double-eagle throne fascinates us to this day.The killing lasted 20 minutes. Czar Nikolaus II. was the first to die – shot in the heart with a pistol...
    • Germany, 2013
    • German, English, French
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    To Have and to Hold 2

    a film by Nikolai Müllerschön

     
    Available in High Definition 1080i
    After they got back together after 20 years of bitter separation at their daughter's wedding, Claire and Bernhard want to enjoy life together again. After averting marrying the wrong guy at the last moment, their daughter Sophie is off on a romantic honeymoon with her old flame Hans. Both couples are convinced it'll all work...
    • Senta Berger,...
    • Germany, 2013
    • German
  • The Undertaker

    a film by Markus Fischer, Markus Welter

     
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    An undertaker and a police inspector form the oddball duo at the heart of this screwball whodunnit.Luc Conrad used to be a police detective. Now he's an undertaker, whose job is usually to comfort and console the next of kin – but sometimes the cop comes out in him, as well. Being closer to the corpse, so to speak, he's often...
    • Mike Müller, Barbara...
    • Switzerland, 2013
    • Swiss German,...
  • The International Criminal Court

    a film by Marcus Vetter, Michele Gentile

     
    Available in High Definition 1080i
    Shot in the style of a legal thriller, the documentary relates how the first internationally legitimated criminal court, founded in 2002, investigates appalling crimes committed by some of the world’s most ruthless war criminals. As suspenseful as a political thriller, “The International Criminal Court” is an up-to-the-minute...
    • Luis Moreno Ocampo,...
    • Marcus Vetter, Anne...
    • Germany, Switzerland,...
    • English, German
  • Beltracchi - The Art of Forgery

    a film by Arne Birkenstock

     
    Available in High Definition 1080i
    A mesmerizing, thought-provoking yet surprisingly amusing documentary on the life and times of Wolfgang Beltracchi, who tricked the international art world for nearly 40 years by forging and selling paintings of early 20th-century masters. A larger-than-life personality who was responsible for the biggest art forgery scandal...
    • Wolfgang & Helene...
    • Arne Birkenstock,...
    • Germany, 2013
    • German, French, English
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    Identity Thief

    a film by Isabel Kleefeld

     
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    Innocuous consultant Juliane is raided by the police at night and accused of terrorist activities. It seems someone has kidnapped her identity... A cliffhanging, terrifyingly real thriller, full of surprises until the end. Market leader on ARD prime time.
    • Caroline Peters,...
    • Anette Kaufmann
    • Germany, 2013
    • German, English
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    No More Tears – How Anwar Became a Radical

    a film by Kurt Pelda, Birgit Virnich

     
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    "This intense WDR doc paints an intimate and moving picture of the situation of people in this torn country, seemingly without effort. Pelda gives life during wartime a face." (Spiegel Online)Documentarist Kurt Pelda travels to the dangerous war zone of Syria to chart one young volunteer's slide into militant radicalism,...
    • Germany, 2013
    • German, English
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    The End of the Lies

    a film by Marcus O. Rosenmüller

     
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    When Susanne‘s wild young sister Mia shows up in her peaceful hometown after 15 years, she threatens to ruin her whole life. A deadly family feud ensues...What begins as a family drama evolves into a suspenseful psychological thriller, in which a stellar Aglaia Szyszkowitz turns a whole village on its head as a cosmopolitan...
    • Katharina Böhm,...
    • Germany, 2013
    • German, English
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    Once a Year

    a film by Marcus O. Rosenmüller

     
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    Elke and Gregor meet and fall in love in East Germany in 1971. But she‘s from the West, and they‘re both married with children, separated by the Iron Curtain. Still, they manage to meet once a year in June, for almost 20 years…A remarkable love story across the Iron Curtain: Visiting her relatives in East Germany in 1971,...
    • Katharina...
    • Germany, 2013
    • German, English
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    Scale 6

    a film by Sabine Boss

     
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    After her boyfriend dies in a mysterious diving accident in a Swiss lake, German geologist Mara Graf struggles to prove her innocence – and makes some powerful enemies.Geologist Mara Graf is an internationally renowned earthquake and tsunami expert. The Swiss Seismological Institute wants her to install measuring...
    • Claudia Michelsen,...
    • Switzerland, 2013
    • German, English
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    On the night of January 7, 2011, an Israeli military strike force storms a house in Hebron and kills its owner in his sleep, execution-style. 66-year-old Omar Qawasmeh doesn't stand a chance. Moments later, the soldiers realize they've made a terrible mistake. They got the wrong man. Their target, an alleged terrorist, lives...
    • Germany, 2013
    • German
  • The Black Brothers

    a film by Xavier Koller ("Journey of Hope")

     
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    Switzerland, 19th century. 14-year-old Giorgio is sold to a Milanese man who trains him to become a chimney-sweep. When the boy and his friends are threatened by a gang called the Wolves, Giorgio’s friend Alfredo founds a rival gang, the Black Brothers. It’s the start of an adventure with invigorating ups and terrible...
    • Moritz Bleibtreu,...
    • Fritjof Hohagen,...
    • Germany, Switzerland,...
    • German, English
  • Medcrimes: Diagnosis Murder

    a film by Peter Ladkani

     
    Available in High Definition 1080i
    Cops and Docs working hand in hand to save a life and solve a crime: A unique combination of the popular genres "Crime" and "Medical" , focusing on the heroes' emotional lives.When cop Alex's brother is shot and almost killed by a mob assassin, a double race against time begins: Alex's to find the culprits, and emergency...
    • Simon Böer...
    • Germany, 2013
    • German, English
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    It's Your Turn

    a film by Sylke Enders

     
    Stay-at-home dad Peter struggles with his new role as husband to a successful career woman when his wife accepts a job in Africa without asking him first. "Lars Eidinger's performance is a tour de force as usual." (Spiegel)"Must-see" (Spiegel)"Spectacular" (Frankfurter Allgemeine)"In tragicomic It's Your Turn, the whole cast...
    • Lars Eidinger, Ursina...
    • Germany, 2013
    • German
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    Racing Hearts

    a film by Rainer Matsutani

     
    Available in High Definition 1080i
    Racing team leader Henry runs afoul of eco activist Claire – and by the time they discover they actually like each other privately, their public feud is out of control... "An entertaining and fast-paced comedy ... extremely convincing." - Blickpunkt:Film
    • Uwe Ochsenknecht,...
    • Germany, 2013
    • German
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    Silent Children

    a film by Rainer Kaufmann

     
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    The life of ten-year-old Romanian girl Fee changes forever when her father sells her off to strangers, thinking he's providing a better life for her. She's auctioned off to the highest bidder, and winds up in a brothel for child prostitutes in Berlin. Market leader on ARD prime time (18.3% share) and Winner of the Rockie...
    • Nadja Uhl (The Baader...
    • Germany, 2013
    • German, English
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    Dampfnudel Blues

    a film by Ed Herzog

     
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    "Die, You Pig" is spray-painted on the wall of small-town principal Hopfl's house - and soon after, he's found gruesomely murdered. Suddenly, life picks up for local cop Eberhofer, who was banished to the boondocks for disciplinary reasons. A quirky cast of unforgettable oddball characters made this TV movie a theatrical hit...
    • Sebastian Bezzel,...
    • Germany, 2013
    • German, English
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    From the remotest regions to the biggest bustling boom regions, the Equator embodies all extremes of the globe, and symbolizes all the problems and challenges the world faces, from climate change to deforestation.Episode titles:    Eps. 1: Parties, Sea Lions and Submersion (English)    Eps. 2: God, Botox and Prehistoric...
    • Roger Brunner, Mitja...
    • Switzerland, 2013
    • German
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    Little Boats

    a film by Matthias Steurer

     
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    A comedy just like real life: A little crazy, always chaotic and full of surprises: When Franziska, 40, pregnant, gets left by her husband, she teams up with young, unconventional Lilli, who is pregnant as well... The world collapses around Franziska, mid-40s, slighty neurotic. Her husband Andreas leaves her at the same time...
    • Katja Riemann, Aylin...
    • Germany, 2013
    • German, English
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    May Divorce Be With You

    a film by Michael Kreindl

     
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    Dentist Dr. Berger asks his secretary Bella to play his divorcing ex-wife to trick his current lover, a med student half his age, who doesn't want to be a married man's mistress. But Bella is secretly in love with her boss as well, and playing his wife brings their professional relationship to a whole new level...Bella is a...
    • Christine Neubauer,...
    • Germany, 2013
    • German, English
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    There’s More To Life

    a film by Jan Růžička

     
    Available in High Definition 1080i
    When he has to cancel their wedding anniversary, high-power executive Frank decides to take a time out and spend more time with his wife and family. But the problems only get worse with Frank at home...
    • Benno Fürmann, Ulrike...
    • Germany, 2013
    • German, English
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    They rest in the attic, hide out in the basement or camouflage themselves in the garage. Viewers have rediscovered them again – the so-called „thingamabobs” and all of them are at least 30 years old. They are the stars of the „Dohickey Duel“.The guessing game about puzzling objectsDuration: 250 x 45’Frequency: Weekly | Late...
    • Germany, 2013
    • German
  • Banklady

    a film by Christian Alvart

     
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    Based on the true story of Gisela Werler, Germany’s first woman bank robber, “Banklady” relates the sudden transformation of a shy wallflower into a notorious bank robber in the 1960s.Director Christian Alvart (multiple award-winning “Antibodies,” 2005), proclaimed the “New Face of German Cinema 2005” at the AFI fest in Los...
    • Nadeshda Brennicke,...
    • Germany, 2013
    • German, English
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    Name the capital of Burkina Faso? Name four of the seven deadly sins? A driver’s license on the third try? Who wears white socks? A pie in the face? I know, have, want ... that! These are our "Street Stars"!Awarded with the Prix Circom Regional in the category of "most original program".280 x 30' (Weekly I Late Night)
    • Germany, 2013
    • German
  • Welcome to Nowhere, Doc!

    a film by Franziska Meyer Price

     
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    Fashionable big-city surgeon Fritzi winds up exiled to the outback in a village full of odd characters and even odder problems, where she has to learn: Home is where the f*#%ing heart is.A unique new series format with lovable, quirky characters whose stories tug the heartstrings and tickle the funny bone. Thanks to an...
    • Inez Bjørg David...
    • Germany, 2013
    • German