Queen of Niendorf 2017
Königin von Niendorf (original title)
1h 7min | Family | 15 February 2018 (Germany)
A declaration of love to childhood about a girl’s struggle for her place in the boys world. Summer holidays have just begun in the small Brandenburg town of Niendorf but ten-year-old Lea is not going to the summer camp with her friends this year as usual. Lea wants to be part of the boy gang in her village, so she faces a dare. From this point, the summer seems to be full of adventures.
Pather Panchali 1955
Not Rated | 2h 5min | Drama | 26 August 1955 (India)
The story of a young boy, Apu, and life in his small Indian village. His parents are quite poor – his father Harihar, a writer and poet, gave away the family’s fruit orchard to settle his brother’s debts. His sister Durga and an old aunt also still lives with them. His mother Sarbojaya bears the brunt of the family’s situation. She scrapes by and sells her personal possessions to put food on the table and has to bear the taunts of her neighbors as Durga is always stealing fruit from their orchard. Things get worse when Harihar disappears for five months and Durga falls ill. Even after Harihar returns, the family is left with few alternatives.
White Water Summer 1987
PG | 1h 30min | Adventure, Drama | 10 July 1987 (USA)
An experienced guide (Vic) accompanies a city boy (Alan) and his three friends on their first wilderness experience. Hoping to teach the four boys lessons not only about the wilderness, but about themselves, Vic pushes them to the limit. Soon after alienating the boys, Vic finds himself in desperate need of help and must rely on his students in order to survive.
Darkroom – Tödliche Tropfen (original title)
Not Rated | 1h 29min | Crime | 30 January 2020 (Germany)
Lars, a male nurse from Saarbrücken, moves with his lover Roland to Berlin. They renovate an apartment with the intention of finally living together. Their happiness seems almost complete. What Roland doesn’t know: while secretly checking out Berlin’s night life, Lars is experimenting with a deadly poison.
Der Staatsanwalt hat das Wort: Küsse und Schläge
1h 21min | Crime, Drama | Episode aired 10 June 1990
Paul Redelow loses his mother in an accident. It was only then that his father Achim Ziergel found out about his son’s existence. Because the marriage to his wife Christine has long suffered from the couple’s unfulfilled desire to have children, the Ziergels decide to take Paul in. With all good will, however, Christine lacks understanding of the stepson who suddenly appeared. She is overwhelmed with the upbringing of the child and is reacting increasinglyirritated. Soon your hand will slip for the first time. The situation worsens when Christine suddenly becomes pregnant. Her whole love is only for her own baby. The spatial confinement in the small apartment and the ongoing dispute over Paul, who can never please his stepmother, also drain on his father’s nerves. He starts beating the boy and drowns his helplessness in alcohol. A hopeless vicious circle … among other things