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Last updated April 22, 2021

Happy People: A Year in the Taiga Poster

Happy People: A Year in the Taiga

2010 | NR | 4.1 out of 5 Stars

Venerated documentarian Werner Herzog teams with director Dmitry Vasyukov for this observant look at life along the River Yenisei in northern Russia, where the industrious inhabitants of a rural village truly live off the land.
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Klitschko

2011 | NR | 4.0 out of 5 Stars

Brothers and boxing champions Vitali and Wladimir Klitschko are the subject of this candid documentary. As the Ukrainian fighters overcome their various struggles, their relationship to one another emerges as their main source of strength.
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The Wave Poster

The Wave

2008 | NR | 4.0 out of 5 Stars

To give his students a real-world example of how dictatorships can grow powerful, a high school teacher starts a social experiment that gives some of his students a strong advantage while leaving others subservient and powerless.
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Metropolis Restored

1927 | NR | 3.9 out of 5 Stars

In the year 2026, when the populace is divided between workers who must live underground and the wealthy, who enjoy a futuristic city of splendor, a man from the upper class abandons his privileged life to join oppressed workers in a revolt.
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John Rabe

2009 | NR | 3.9 out of 5 Stars

Florian Gallenberger directs this gripping drama about John Rabe (Ulrich Tukur), a German businessman living in Nanking, China, who in 1937 used his Nazi party affiliation to save some 200,000 Chinese civilians from slaughter at the hands of the Japanese army. As Rabe labors to establish an official safety zone to shelter the innocent, he forms an unlikely friendship with an American doctor (Steve Buscemi). Anne Consigny and Daniel Brühl co-star.
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More Than Honey

2012 | NR | 3.9 out of 5 Stars

Already hailed as a definitive work on the subject, this comprehensive documentary examines the disappearance of honeybee populations worldwide. Cutting-edge filmmaking illustrates the causes and consequences of this alarming phenomenon.
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Jane's Journey Poster

Jane's Journey

2010 | NR | 3.9 out of 5 Stars

This inspiring biopic relates the lifelong crusade of chimp researcher Jane Goodall, moving from England to the Tanzanian jungle where her work began. Nearly half a century later, Goodall continues to visit the animals that ignited her passion.
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North Face Poster

North Face

2008 | NR | 3.8 out of 5 Stars

In 1936, young German climbers Toni Kurz and Andreas Hinterstoisser face off against a rival Austrian duo in an attempt to be the first team to scale the infamous north face of the Eiger in the Swiss Alps.
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Gerhard Richter Painting

2011 | NR | 3.8 out of 5 Stars

Renowned painter Gerhard Richter reveals both his fascinating creative process and his famously grumpy personality in this documentary. Richter's unique method includes using both modified squeegees and brushes to create his abstract masterpieces.
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To the Limit Poster

To the Limit

2007 | NR | 3.7 out of 5 Stars

Written and directed by Pepe Danquart, this gripping documentary follows the adrenaline-spiked sport of speed rock climbing, as German überclimbers Thomas and Alexander Huber attempt to set a record scaling Yosemite's legendary El Capitan.
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Chi Rho: The Secret Poster

Chi Rho: The Secret

2007 | NR | 3.7 out of 5 Stars

When a Bible expert is abducted, his 12-year-old daughter, Cora, goes on a perilous mission to find him. With the kidnappers intent on traveling back in time to alter the ancient past, courageous Cora tries to stop their evil plan and save her dad.
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The Red Baron Poster

The Red Baron

2008 | NR | 3.7 out of 5 Stars

Based on the true story of the notorious World War I flying ace, this drama explores the life of Manfred von Richthofen -- aka the Red Baron -- from his childhood fascination with flying to his renowned career in the German Luftwaffe.
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Chi Rho: The Secret Poster

Chi Rho: The Secret

2007 | NR | 3.7 out of 5 Stars

Courageous 12-year-old Cora travels back in time to search for her kidnapped father in the Holy Land. Along the way, she has many exciting adventures as she uncovers an evil plot to alter ancient history in the era of the Old and New Testaments.
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Hitler's Children

2011 | NR | 3.7 out of 5 Stars

The descendants of Adolf Hitler's inner circle -- including Hermann Goering, Heinrich Himmler and Amon Goeth -- come to terms with their infamous surnames and the role their families played in the Holocaust.
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The Baader Meinhof Complex Poster

The Baader Meinhof Complex

2008 | NR | 3.7 out of 5 Stars

A radical terrorist group known as the Red Army Faction uses extreme violence to combat what they perceive as a new fascist threat in 1970s Germany. The group's savagery belies its revolutionary postwar intentions in this fast-paced fact-based drama.
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The Harmonists

1997 | NR | 3.7 out of 5 Stars

Set against the backdrop of 1930s Nazi Germany, this biographical drama is less about the encroaching world war than it is about the music that defined the individuals of the close-harmony vocal ensemble known as the Comedian Harmonists. Adored across Deutschland, the Harmonists begin to feel the weight of politics and prejudice when their Jewish members are forbidden from performing in public.
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Cherry Blossoms

2008 | NR | 3.7 out of 5 Stars

After finding out that her husband, Rudi (Elmar Wepper), has a fatal illness, Trudi Angermeier (Hannelore Elsner) arranges a trip to Berlin so they can see their children (Maximilian Brückner and Nadja Uhl). Of course, the kids don't know the real reason they're visiting -- and the catch is, neither does Rudi. Complications ensue after a tragic, unexpected turn of events that leads Rudi to learn unsettling secrets about his wife.
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Giorgio Moroder Presents Metropolis

1984 | NR | 3.7 out of 5 Stars

Oscar-winning composer Giorgio Moroder's labor of love restores Fritz Lang's silent sci-fi classic and adds songs by the biggest names in 1980s pop. Color tinting and sound effects also enhance the film, which incorporates long-lost footage.
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Pina Poster

Pina

2011 | NR | 3.7 out of 5 Stars

Wim Wenders directs to arresting effect in this performance documentary about Pina Bausch's Tanztheater Wuppertal dance company. Performing alfresco in Wuppertal, Germany, the troupe's pieces include "The Rite of Spring."
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The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari

1920 | NR | 3.7 out of 5 Stars

In this silent classic, an inmate in an insane asylum explains to his psychiatrist how he came to the institution, telling the shrink the story of the evil hypnotist Caligari and his unwitting pawn, the sleepwalker Cesare.
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Animals United Poster

Animals United

2010 | NR | 3.7 out of 5 Stars

When their water disappears, a group of animals in the African savannah sets out on an incredible journey to find a new source. Soon, they discover that humans are hoarding the water to use at a luxury resort.
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Faust Poster

Faust

1926 | NR | 3.6 out of 5 Stars

German director F.W. Murnau cast the inimitable Emil Jannings as Mephisto, to whom the aging Faust sells his soul for renewed youth, wealth and power. Channeling Goethe, Murnau creates a phantasmagoric vision of the struggle between good and evil.
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Strike Poster

Strike

2007 | NR | 3.6 out of 5 Stars

Inspired by a true story, this powerful drama tells the tale of an ordinary woman who helps spark a revolution in Poland. Single mother Agnieszka (Katharina Thalbach) works as a shipyard welder. Concerned about dangerous working conditions, she speaks up -- to no avail. But after an accident kills several employees, and their families are denied pension benefits, she steps up her activities, laying the foundation for the Solidarity movement.
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Chariots of the Gods

1970 | NR | 3.6 out of 5 Stars

This documentary explores the possibility of extraterrestrial influence on Egypt's pyramids, ancient cave drawings, crop designs and the Easter Island monuments, among other notable landmarks.
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Young Goethe in Love

2010 | NR | 3.6 out of 5 Stars

The love life of aspiring young poet Johann Goethe is the subject of this period biopic. As Goethe strains against his family's expectation that he study law, he falls in love with Lotte, who is to be wed to another.
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