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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.

Advisory: The films are recommended for viewing by people aged 18 years and above.

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Scene from the film "Fitzcarrald". A man in a white suit with a hat in his hand holds his arm behind his head and looks up sideways. In the background a steamboat lies halfway up a mountain. © Werner Herzog Film

Goethe on Demand: Five films for his 80th birthday
Celebrating Werner Herzog!

Available till 31st December 2022

On 5 September 2022, Werner Herzog celebrated his 80th birthday. His work has had a decisive influence on New German Cinema and makes him an important representative of international auteur filmmaking. To mark the occasion, we take a look at five films from his rich oeuvre.

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Happy Birthday!

Numerous milestone birthdays of famous filmmakers are coming up in 2022. Werner Herzog's 80th birthday will certainly receive due media coverage. In our birthday calendar, we will honor a birthday child  - filmmakers, screenwriters, actors, cinematographers, editors - every month with a film recommendation. For one month at a time, the films will be available via Goethe-on-Demand.

Goethe Kino © Goethe-Institut / Max Mueller Bhavan

New German Cinema
Goethe Kino

Goethe Kino is a film series by Goethe-Institut / Max Mueller Bhavan New Delhi screening contemporary films from Germany.

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Science Film Festival

In 2022, India is celebrating the 6th year of Science Film Festival. The Goethe Institut(s) in New Delhi, Chennai, Mumbai, Kolkata and Pune, in collaboration with their respective partner schools and institutions, will be hosting the festival during from October-December. The selection of the Science Film Festival 2022 is available online as a video-on-demand service.

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