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    Homicide Unit Istanbul

    a film by Michael Kreindl, Michael Steinke, Helmut Metzger, Thomas Jauch, Christiane Balthasar

     
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    The sensational and stunning homicide series featuring German star Erol Sander as dashing detective Mehmet Özakin, solving crimes and turning ladies' heads amid the spectacular scenery on the Golden Horn.Inspector Mehmet Özakin is a by-the-book Turkish cop in Istanbul, constantly fighting a battle on two fronts:...
    • Erol Sander, Oscar...
    • Action/Adventure
    • Ziegler Film GmbH &...
    • Germany, 2016
    • German, English
  • CrimeTime - The Ex Files

    a film by Christoph Klünker, Jorgo Pappavasilliou

     
    High Definition true
    Two ex-lovers have to work together on their small-town police force, Lukas and Kristina. What Lukas doesn't know – and never will, if Kristina has any say: He has a daughter with her, Jule.Available in the Crime Time comedy series:     Beauty and the Judge (16 x 45 min)     All Claire (32 x 45 min)     Fox and...
    • Isabell Gerschke,...
    • Series
    • Germany, 2016
    • German, English
  • A Dangerous Fortune (2 x 90 min.)

    a film by Christian Schwochow

     
    Available in High Definition 1080i
    London, mid-19th Century. Orphaned by his father, young banker’s son Hugh Pilaster finds himself at the mercy of his beautiful, power-hungry aunt Augusta. As they venture into London’s underworld, Hugh and his best friend Solly, also a rich banker’s son, both fall in love with working-class beauty Maisie. When...
    • Dominic Thorburn,...
    • Drama
    • Kerstin Schmidbauer,...
    • Germany, 2016
    • German, English
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    CID Bolzano

    a film by Various

     
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    From Frankfurt to Bolzano: Big city detective Sonja Schwarz has given up a great job in the cosmopolitan city on the Main to follow her husband Thomas to provincial South Tyrol.   Sonja Schwarz would have preferred a little more time to settle in to her new job. But no sooner had she arrived in South Tyrol than...
    • Series
    • Germany, 2016
    • German, English
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    Inspector Zorn (4 x 90 min.)

    a film by Mark Schlichter

     
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    Inspector Zorn - Murder, Mystery and Midlife CrisisChief Inspector Claudius Zorn is not a team player. He hates working with other people and prefers to sit in his apartment with his record collection and his cigarettes. And then he gets assigned a partner, Schöder, who seems more a lovable teddy bear than a...
    • Series
    • Germany, 2016
    • German, English
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    Welcome to the magical and mystical world of Sherazade - The Untold Stories. Based on the beloved and world famous Arabian Nights stories, this contemporary animated series embarks on a whole new epic adventure!Brave teen Sherazade goes on a quest to help her friend Karim who has been unjustly dethroned by his own...
    • Series
    • Germany, 2016
    • English
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    Rivals Forever - The Sneaker Battle (2 x 90 min)

    a film by Cyrill Boss, Philipp Stennert

     
    Available in High Definition 1080i
    In the 1920s, two German brothers Adi and Rudi Dassler, launch a sports shoe company but grow steadily farther apart. With the rise of the Nazi regime, the siblings become rivals,each founding his own, competing sneaker company — Adidas and Puma.RIVALS FOREVER is inspired by true events and tells the exciting story...
    • Christian Friedel,...
    • Drama
    • Germany, 2016
    • German, English
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    Manhunt: Escape to the Carpathians

    a film by Dominik Graf

     
    Available in High Definition 1080i
    The manhunters are a special federal unit that tracks wanted criminals to the far ends of the earth.Hanna and Sven are assigned to track down and arrest escaped convict Caramitru. After his escape from a German prison, the violent offender makes it to the Polish border, however, barely escaping Hanna and Sven....
    • Ulrike C. Tscharre,...
    • Quirin Berg, Max...
    • Germany, 2016
    • German, English
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    A Minute's Silence

    a film by Thorsten M. Schmidt

     
    Available in High Definition 1080i
    A tender, timeless love story between a student and his teacher, before a breathtaking backdrop: Cliffs, woods, sleepy little coves – a world of sea and sky, like time forgot.At the end of summer in a sleepy Baltic fishing town, a powerful illicit love takes root: Just before school starts again, 18-year-old...
    • Julia Koschitz, Jonas...
    • Romance
    • Germany, 2016
    • German, English
  • Mountain Shadows

    a film by Jo Baier

     
    Available in High Definition 1080i
    Salvatore, an Italian in his early 40s, starts conducting mysterious investigations in a remote mountain village, making the villagers suspicious. No one realizes what the stranger is really after. Not even Erna, who falls in love with him …An idyllic Alpine village in the 1980s. Salvatore, an Italian in his early...
    • Fabrizio Bucci, Peter...
    • Drama
    • Germany, 2016
    • German, English
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    The Big Beef

    a film by Michael Rowitz

     
    Available in High Definition 1080i
    Tasty comedy around the conflict between a star cook and a restaurant critic.Michi is a talented chef, who likes to spice things up outside the kitchen, too. Influential restaurant critic Harry Dumont could perhaps forgive him his self-centeredness, but when he steals his date, he's out for revenge! He goes on a...
    • Fritz Karl, Herbert...
    • Market Premiere
    • Germany, 2016
    • German
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    Alpine Cowboys

    a film by Tomy Wigand

     
    Available in High Definition 1080i
    A modern Alpine Western, with real men, mighty water buffalo, a family feud lasting generations and an "immoral woman" who lands there fleeing from her past.A herd of water buffalo in the Swabian Alp, that's the brothers Max and Konrad's plan for the future of the farm they run with their mother. Especially Max puts...
    • Anna Unterberger,...
    • Market Premiere
    • Germany, 2016
    • German
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    Three Dads are Better than None

    a film by Till Franzen

     
    Available in High Definition 1080i
    For Maike and her kids Jasper and Luise, their visit with Maike's mother Inge in Füdrum was only supposed to be a stop-off. Maike wants to find out who the father of her son was: Farmer Hinnerk, mechanic Ole or former ladies' man Torben? Maike's arrival gets the seaside town in a whirl. While Ole's mother and...
    • Julia Hartmann,...
    • Market Premiere
    • Germany, 2016
    • German, English
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    The Greek Connection: Trojan Horses

    a film by Marc Brummund

     
    Available in High Definition 1080i
    It's a watershed in his life when inspector Max Richter leaves ship in the harbor of Piraeus. An unsolved crime in Germany lies behind him, an uncertain future in his mother's Greek homeland lies before him. He's here to help reorganize the Athens homicide squad and investigate his allegedly corrupt partner…Chief...
    • Francis Fulton-Smith,...
    • Market Premiere
    • Germany, 2016
    • German, English
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    The Cuban Bride

    a film by Thorsten M. Schmidt

     
    Available in High Definition 1080i
    Clemens returns reborn from the Cuban vacation his kids gave him for his seventieth. And the reason for his new lease on life gets off the plane right behind the widower: Hot-blooded Esperanza.When Clemens, a family patriach who's been a widow for years, comes back from his visit to Cuba, he's not alone: He met...
    • Walter Kreye,...
    • Germany, 2016
    • German, English
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    Canadian Dream

    a film by Michael Wenning

     
    High Definition 1080i
    Richard runs a lodge in British Columbia with his chaotic granddaughter Karen. When it turns out she's not the sole heir to the place, things start getting complicated...Retired civil engineer Richard has traded his North German home for a picturesque lodge on Vancouver Bay in Canada, which he runs with his...
    • Katja Weitzenböck,...
    • Drama
    • Germany, 2016
    • German, English
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    Five Minutes of Heaven

    a film by Katrin Gebbe

     
    Available in High Definition 1080i
    Inspector Ellen Berlinger worked for the German federal Police in the UK for years. Now she's back in Germany, in her home town of Freiburg, with which she has a love-hate relationship. She left her 16-year-old daughter with her mother after birth, now she has to meet her daughter all over again, and make up to...
    • Heike Makatsch,...
    • Market Premiere
    • Germany, 2016
    • German, English
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    Point Blank

    a film by Philipp Kadelbach

     
    Available in High Definition 1080i
    Klaus goes undercover to investigate a Serb clan that manipulates sports events for money through bribery and blackmail. Luka is just a small cog in the machine, but gets Klaus in to the dark side of sports. Klaus helps Luka to rise up within the clan, be their buddy and spy on them. Undercover cop Klaus infiltrates...
    • Tom Schilling, Edin...
    • Market Premiere
    • Germany, 2016
    • German, English
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    The Hodja and the Mayor

    a film by Buket Alakuş

     
    Available in High Definition 1080i
    Power-hungry, hard-drinking and self-confident Ursel is ruling mayor and about to run for re-election for her party. Then the town's Turkish community decides it's time to finally build their own mosque. What makes the Islamic priest, the new Hodja, very happy, gets the small-town politicians in a real pickle....
    • Hilmi Sözer, Anna...
    • Market Premiere
    • Germany, 2016
    • German
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    Scene of the Crime - Dresden

    a film by Richard Huber

     
    High Definition 1080i
    Inspectors Henni Sieland and Karin Gorniak are on the beat in the baroque city of Dresden on the Elbe. Henni is a policewoman with body and soul. She always speaks her mind, her emotional state swings back and forth between empathy and toughness. Her boyfriend waits for her at home – but she's not sure how long...
    • Karin Hanczewski,...
    • Series
    • Germany, 2016
    • German, English
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    HINDAFING is a German Lilyhammer, a provincial House of Cards, or a Bavarian Fargo. Character-driven, darkly comic and unexpectedly moving the first season focuses on the current German refugee crisis, but is by no means limited to that. The series is not a one-dimensional political commentary; rather it targets...
    • Series
    • Germany, 2016
    • German
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    Shed my Skin

    a film by Stefan Schaller

     
    Available in High Definition 1080i
    Milan is 17 and gay, which not even his girlfirend Larissa suspects. It's not until he has a terrible car crash, which turns out to be a suicide attempt, that he gets his life turned around: Milan meets a man he likes and tells his parents. His coming out turns the whole family upside down.For years, Milan's parents...
    • Merlin Rose, Claudia...
    • Drama
    • Germany, 2016
    • German, English
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    Just a Handful of Life

    a film by Franziska Meletzky

     
    Available in High Definition 1080i
    “A definite award-winner” Frankfurter Neue Presse”There hasn’t been a TV movie this moving for a long time.” TV-Kritik.de “An important, touching film that stays with you.” Stern.deWhen Thomas and Annette discover their baby has a genetic disease, they have to choose whether to have it or not. A difficult journey...
    • Annette Frier,...
    • Drama
    • Germany, 2016
    • German, English
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    They are among the most famous stories in the world: Grimm's and Andersen's fairy tales. They have been translated into every major language in the world, 160 in all. The hour-long adaptions have become a tentpole attraction of the holiday season at home and abroad. Lovingly and enchantingly, all your favorite...
    • Suzanne von Borsody,...
    • Movie Collection
    • Germany, 2015
    • German, English, French
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    Market leader (25,9 % all audiences) on ARD prime time
    • Udo Wachtveitl,...
    • Movie Collection
    • Germany, 2015
    • German, English