Autumn Showcase 2018

  • Autumn Showcase 2018

AUTUMN SHOWCASE 2018

© Tobis Film
© Tobis Film


November 1, 2018 at Roxie Theatre, San Francisco
November 2-3, 2018 at the Goethe-Institut, San Francisco

America’s premiere festival of contemporary German cinema kicks off its 23rd season! The Autumn Showcase (now in its 5th anniversary edition) is highlighted with new works from the fall festival circuit. This program is presented with anticipation for the main Berlin & Beyond Film Festival (March 8-14, 2019). Supported by the Year of German-American Friendship 2018/19.

Thursday, Nov. 1 at Roxie Theatre, San Francisco
6:30 PM: Transit
9:00 PM: Berlin Falling

Friday, Nov. 2 at Goethe-Institut, San Francisco
6:00 PM: Goliath
8:00 PM: Welcome to Germany

Saturday, Nov. 3 at Goethe-Institut, San Francisco
5:00 PM: In the Aisles
7:30 PM: The Invisibles

    BERLIN FALLING

    When Frank Balzer picks up hitchhiker Andreas on his way to the Berlin train station, the ex-Green Beret has no idea what he’s getting into: A bomb in the car, a man on a deadly mission, and a child in mortal danger.More ...

    GOLIATH

    Gentle gestures, passionate gazes: separated from the world, David and Jessy live in a simple apartment in the suburbs. Their love is put to the test when Jessy unintentionally gets pregnantMore ...
    © Sommerhaus Filmproduktion

    IN THE AISLES (IN DEN GÄNGEN)

    Introverted Christian discovers love, friendship and a whole new and mysterious world between the aisles of a wholesale market.More ...
    © Tobis Film

    THE INVISIBLES (DIE UNSICHTBAREN )

    In June 1943, Germany infamously declared Berlin judenfreifree of Jews. But at that moment there were still 7,000 Jews living in the Nazi capital. The Invisibles tells the stories of four survivors.More ...

    TRANSIT

    In this haunting adaptation of Anna Seghers’s 1942 novel “Transit Visa”, a German refugee delves into the complex culture of the refugee community and falls for a mysterious woman.More ...
    © Warner Bros. Entertainment

    WELCOME TO GERMANY (WILLKOMMEN BEI DEN HARTMANNS)

    A well-off Munich family offers boarding to Diallo, a refugee from Nigeria. Their lives are tested when they have to face racism, bureaucracy and terror suspicions because of him.More ...
    © Tobis Film