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Film and Podcasts

A woman and man hugging next to a donkey Film: Almanya
We have a rich variety of cultural programmes and we are proud to present them in multimedia formats. Here you can find our podcasts and film programmes that will introduce you to themes and debates that dominate German and British culture whilst providing the opportunity to improve your German language skills. 


We offer in-house and online film screenings of a selection of hand-picked German films. You can find out more about our current film programmes below.
A man is looking at a group of bathers © Smina Bluth | Schuldenberg Films

Cinema and Online

Goethe-Kino is our monthly series of contemporary German cinema, outstanding TV productions and film classics. All movies are shown with English subtitles unless otherwise specified. We are offering screenings at the Goethe-Institut London on the last Wednesday of every month. We are delighted to continue our online Goethe-Kino, running for 10 days after the cinema screening.

Share your thoughts on the films via social media using #GoetheKino.

Sternchen (Ruby O. Fee) and Dani (Merlin Rose) in "When We Were Dreaming" © Rommel Film / Pandora Film / Photo: Peter Hartwig

Goethe on Demand

On Goethe on Demand, the streaming platform of the Goethe-Institut, we present a variety of online film programs, film festivals and film series that can be streamed from home. More information about the alternating film series can be found here. The films are presented in original language with subtitles. They are accessible online and free of charge after registration.


We offer three podcast channels in English and German. You can find out more about them below. 
Schriftzug Talking Culture © Goethe-Institut London

Talking Culture

Talking Culture is a platform for thought-provoking discussions about the future of Europe, the UK, and the world. Through fascinating interviews with thinkers and doers in the arts and culture sector, this show investigates how creative fields are emerging from the tumultuous present into the future. From the Goethe-Institut London, this is a podcast about the critical role and value that arts and culture have in our societies.

Tipp Talk © Goethe-Institut

Tipp Talk — Deutschland ans Ohr gelegt

Poetry readings, humour coaching, sustainability, and interactive audio plays - Rumbie's guests invite you into their worlds. In less than ten minutes, you'll hear their views about Germany and the German language.

Mazen Kerbaj Portrait © Michelle Ettlin

Podcast by the Goethe-Institut Glasgow

Mazen Kerbaj interviews the experimental musician and filmmaker... Mazen Kerbaj - and succeeds in delivering, on top of his movie about Mazen Kerbaj, by Mazen Kerbaj, an amusing self-portrait.