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This film is a docufiction on the great Toscanini directed by well-known film-maker Larry Weinstein who pushes the boundaries of conventional documentary storytelling by borrowing tools from fiction films, including dramatic reconstructions and…

Total running time
70 mins
★★★★ “I have to tell the whole truth. I can tell the story of angels, but that wouldn't be the true story. My story is a mix of the devil and angels with a bit of meanness. You have to have a bit of everything to progress in life.” ★★★★ (Astor…
Total running time
90 mins
This documentary brings the Russian composer to the present - radically: Based on Tchaikovsky‘s diaries and letters, director Ralf Pleger discovers an entirely new side and sketches an entirely different profile of the man whose mind and talent…
Total running time
52 mins
A film by Helmut Failoni and Francesco Merini. The prestigious Mozart Orchestra, the last great musical adventure of Maestro Claudio Abbado, narrated following the public and private life of a group of its musicians during the 2013 tour of concerts…
Total running time
70 mins

Founded in 1844 as an “exclusive amusement establishment”, the Kroll opera left deep traces in the history of Germany. The Documentary produced by Jörg Moser-Metius tells the remarkable story of this famous opera house by including historical…

Total running time
59 mins
Tango Pasión is a passionate documentary about the famous Tango Argentino - in Berlin, the largest outside of Argentina and the area on the Rio de la Plata. The film shows artists and dancers who have had huge influence on the ‚Tango Pasión‘ over the…
Total running time
83 mins
A drummer-turned-composer, Steve Reich has produced some of the most vibrant, original and interesting music of our time, with influences as varied as Bach, Stravinsky, Miles Davis, John Coltrane, and Balinese and Ghanaian percussion. His technique…
Total running time
80 mins
Discover Larry Weinstein’s award-winning film “Shostakovich Against Stalin – The War Symphonies”. Described by Shostakovich as his “tombstones for the victims of Stalin”, Symphonies 4 to 9 represented the composer’s weapons against tyranny and remain…
Total running time
76 mins
The film "Shadows in Paradise" portrays the vibrant atmosphere of the Los Angeles German-speaking exile community during the 1930s and 1940s, revealing their struggles, frustrations and achievements. By 1939 tens of thousands of intellectuals and…
Total running time
55 mins

The music documentary Play Your Own Thing provides a comprehensive history of European Jazz. It explores the origins of the US-influenced Jazz clubs after the Second World War, the first steps independent of American jazz and the various changes of…

Total running time
90 mins