The Onleihe is our German language eLibrary. More than 35,000 digital media including German language books, audio books, movies, materials for German language learners, magazines and newspapers are available for you to download. Anytime, anywhere, free of charge.The only requirement: permanent residence outside Germany.
You don't know which film to choose in our Onleihe? We made a pre-selection of precious gems and popular films in German for you - a lot of them with English subtitles! Get to know Germany through its films: Discover literature, strong women, heart-warming children's stories, German humour, art, culture and LGBTQIA+ in all its colours!
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