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In cooperation with Filmgalerie 451, the Goethe-Institut presents an online streaming programme called Goethe on Demand. It contains an exquisite selection of films that is free of charge on Vimeo until 31 July 2020.

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Knistern der Zeit – Christoph Schlingensief und sein Operndorf in Burkina Faso Photo (detail): © Filmgalerie451

Knistern der Zeit

Christoph Schlingensief and his opera village in Burkina Faso
Director: ​Sibylle Dahrendorf 
Duration: 1 hour 46 minutes
Language: German
Subtitles: English, French, Spanish, Portuguese

Umsonst Photo (detail): © Filmgalerie451

Feature Film/Drama

2014 (D)
Director: ​Stephan Geene 
Duration: 1 hour 35 minutes
Language: German, English
Subtitles: German, English

Tangerine - Actor: Alexander Scheer Photo (detail): Alexander Scheer © Filmgalerie451

Feature Film/Drama

2008 (D/MAR)
Director: ​Irene von Alberti 
Duration: 1 hour 35 minutes
Language: German and OV
Subtitles: English, French, German 

Fünf Dinge, die ich nicht verstehe © Filmgalerie451

Feature Film
Things I Don't Get

Director: Henning Beckhoff
Duration: 1 hour 11 minutes
Subtitles: English, French

Music and Apocalypse (Weitermachen Sanssouci) © Filmgalerie 451

Feature Film
Weitermachen Sanssouci

Director: Max Linz
Duration: 1 hour 20 minutes
Subtitles: English, Spanish

Der lange Sommer der Theorie ©Goethe-Institut

Feature Film
The Long Summer of Theory

Director: Irene von Alberti
Duration: 1 hour 21 minutes
Subtitles: English, Spanish


Naomis Reise © Filmgalerie451

Feature Film
Naomi's Journey

Director: Frieder Schlaich
Duration: 1 hour 32 minutes
Subtitles: English, Spanish, German


Nachmittag © Reinhold Verschneider

Feature Film

Director: Angela Schanelec
Duration: 1 hour 35 minutes
Subtitles: Portuguese, English, French, Italian, Spanish, German

Der traumhafte Weg © Filmgalerie 451

Feature Film
The Dreamed Path

Director: Angela Schanelec
Duration: 1 hour 27 minutes
Subtitles: German, English, French, Arabic, Czech, Spanish, Latvian, Portuguese, Russian, Chinese

Berlin Stories © Filmgalerie 451

Feature Film
Berlin Stories

Director: Irene von Alberti, Miriam Dehne and Esther Gronenborn
Duration: 1 hour 32 minutes
Subtitles: English

Weil ich schöner bin © Filmgalerie 451

Feature Film
'Cause I Have the Looks

Director: Frieder Schlaich
Duration: 1 hour 21 minutes
Subtitles: English, German, Czech, French, Spanish, Portuguese

The invisible Frame © Filmgalerie 451

Feature Film
The Invisible Frame

Director: Cynthia Beatt
Duration: 59 minutes
Subtitles: English, German, Arabic, Persian, Spanish, Portuguese, French

Roland Klick - The Heart Is A Hungry Hunter © Filmgalerie 451

Roland Klick - The Heart Is A Hungry Hunter

Director: Sandra Prechtl
Duration: 1 hour 19 minutes
Subtitles: German, English, French

Ludwig © Filmgalerie 451

Short Film

Director: Roland Klick
Duration: 15 minutes
Subtitles: English

Supermarkt © Filmgalerie 451

Feature Film

Director: Roland Klick
Duration: 1 hour 20 minutes
Subtitles: English

Parabeton – Pier Luigi Nervi und römischer Beton © Filmgalerie 451

Feature Film
Parabeton – Pier Luigi Nervi and Roman Concrete

Director: Heinz Emigholz
Duration: 1 hour 39 minutes

Das dritte Auge © Filmgalerie 451

Das dritte Auge

Director: Frieder Schlaich
Duration: 44 minutes
Without english subtitles

Christoph Schlingensief und seine Filme © Filmgalerie 451

Christoph Schlingensief and His Films

Director: Frieder Schlaich
Duration: 1 hour 16 minutes
Subtitles: English

Die 120 Tage von Bottrop © Filmgalerie 451

Feature Film
The 120 Days of Bottrop

Director: Christoph Schlingensief
Duration: 1 hour 2 minutes
Subtitles: Spanish, Polish, English

Chance 2000 – Abschied von Deutschland © Filmgalerie 451

Feature Film
Chance 2000 – Farewell to Germany

Director: Christoph Schlingensief
Duration: 2 hours 11 minutes
Subtitles: English

Ausländer raus! Schlingensiefs Container © Filmgalerie 451

Foreigners out! Schlingensief's Container

Director: Paul Poet
Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes
Subtitles: English, German, French

MONDO LUX – Die Bildwelten des Werner Schroeter © Filmgalerie 451

MONDO LUX – Die Bildwelten des Werner Schroeter

Director: Elfi Mikesch
Duration: 1 hour 37 minutes
Subtitles: German, English, French, Italian

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