We are delighted that our current documentary film production IT COULD HAVE BEEN WORSE – MARIO ADORF by Dominik Wessely will celebrate its premiere in this year’s Berlinale Special 2019.

12.02. / 15.30 h / Premiere / Haus der Berliner Festspiele
13.02. / 18.00 h /  Cubix 8
17.02. / 18.00 h / Cubix 8

>>> Berlinale-program




The shooting of the German-Belgian film VATERSLAND began on September, 26. Under the direction of Petra Seeger (AUF DER SUCHE NACH DEM GEDÄCHTNIS) Margarita Broich and Bernhard Schütz play the leading roles. The shooting will continue until mid-November in Cologne and the surrounding area (Wermelskirchen, Ahrweiler) as well as in the Eupen region of Belgium. VATERSLAND is a German-Belgian co-production of COIN FILM, FilmForm and Velvet Films, in cooperation with WDR/ARTE and supported by Film- und Medienstiftung NRW and DFFF, the cinema distribution is done by W-Film.

Picture credits: COIN FILM / Heike Fischer Fotografie


On September 13 COBAIN by Dutch filmmaker Nanouk Leopold will be released in cinemas throughout Germany.

“In silent radicalism, Nanouk Leopold tells the moving story of a modern hero who has to grow up early. Berlinale

“Newcomer Bas Keizer is a find in the title role as Cobain and proves a fascinating presence.” The Hollywood Reporter

“The most beautiful coming-of-age movies are those that don’t yet know everything about their protagonists.” Mirror Online

“Direct, rough, hard and touching.” Trouw (NL)

>>>>>> current play dates: cinema list

Our current documentary MR GAY SYRIA by Ayse Toprak will be shown in cinemas all over Germany on September 6.

All dates for previews, premieres and start cinemas can now be found under:

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We are delighted that our current co-production COBAIN has been selected by Dutch filmmaker Nanouk Leopold for the European Film Award 2018.

>>>>> EFA 2018

COBAIN starts on 13.09.2018 in cinemas all over Germany.

Today, on World Women’s Day 08 March 2018, our current comedy DO YOU SOMETIMES FEEL BURNED OUT EMPTY? by Lola Randl with Lina Beckmann, Charly Hübner and Benno Fürmann will start in cinemas all over Germany and has been pre-selected for the German Film Award 2018!!!


“Intelligent, funny and completely surreal” scene Hamburg
“…as if Jacques Tati and Pedro Almodóvar had taken command after a night of drinking.” Munich evening newspaper


>>>>>> cinema list

Great that our documentary MR GAY SYRIA by Ayse Toprak has been invited to two renowned festivals in the USA:

BERLIN & BEYOND 22nd Edition, San Francisco | 10.02.2018
>>>> about the festival BERLIN & BEYOND

MoMA’s DOC FORTNIGHT at the Museum of Modern Art in New York | 16.02.2018
>>>> about the festival MoMA’s Doc Fortnight


MR GAY SYRIA (director: Ayse Toprak) has been awarded more prizes at several festivals in October and November. We are very happy!

Silver Hugo at the Chicago IFF
Ocana Award to Freedom at the Sevilla FF
Best European Documentary at the Tirana IFF
Grand Prix at the LGBT-Festival Chéries Chéris in Paris
Special Mention for Human Rights Film in the Impact Competition at the Verzio IHRDFF

The film was also awarded with:
Human Rights Award at the Sarajevo IFF
Special Mention of the Jury at the LGBTQI-Festival REAL LOVERS FF in Turin

Press comments on the Silver Hugo / Chicago
” I don’t know who ultimately won Mr. Gay World, but for anyone watching this documentary, Husein is the spiritual winner and an excellent central “character” for this subject.” Ferdy on films