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Film archive

The Goethe-Institute film catalogue comprises over 600 culturally relevant feature and documentary films available for research and loan. 


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Beleuchteter, festlicher, vertäfelter Filmvorführraum Copyright: Maren Willkomm, Goethe-Institut

our offer

Our Film Archives in Nairobi contain a diverse collection of approximately 150 acclaimed feature and documentary films on DVD each that we rent out to cinemas, film festivals, and cultural and educational institutions free of charge for non-commercial purposes.

All films are in German with English, French and Spanish subtitles.

In addition, we offer the following services:
  • co-ordination of special film series
  • information on film festivals in Germany
  • information on international film festivals with German participation
  • Rental Conditions

    Rules and legal conditions, transport, dates and deadlines, displays, etc.

  • Register

    Before renting a film for the first time, please register with us.

  • Order

    To order film prints, please fill out the form.


Sheila Akwany
Cultural Programme Officer
Tel.: +254202224640