Pedagogically valuable films regularly make it into our programme, which can be integrated excellently into the school curriculum or can offer valuable education even without this framework. In the following list you will find current and upcoming films that are particularly suitable for student screenings. Of course, it is possible for all film titles to have a student screening at special conditions.
School screenings are to be understood as an educational event, i.e. the performances are usually played without an intermission and without consumption.
Release date: 01 August 2019
By Bong Joon Ho, with Song Kang Ho, Sun kyun Lee, So Dam Park.
4 Academy Awards (including "Best Picture")
Cannes Film Festival 2019: Winner Palme d'Or.
All unemployed, Ki-taek's family takes peculiar interest in the wealthy and glamorous Parks for their livelihood until they get entangled in an unexpected incident...
Release date: 16 January 2020
By Pierre Monnard, with Sarah Spale, Luna Mwezi, Jerry Hoffmann, Caspar Käser, Emilio Marchisella.
SYNOPSIS AVAILABLE IN GERMAN ONLY - Aus der Erfolgsschmiede von C-Films, die Kino-Hits wie ZWINGLI, SCHELLEN-URSLI und DER VERDINGBUB produzierten. Inspiriert durch den Bestseller PLATZSPITZBABY von Michelle Halbheer & Franziska K. Müller. Frühling 1995: Nach der Auflösung der offenen Drogenszene in Zürich ziehen die elfjährige Mia und ihre Mutter Sandrine in ein idyllisches Städtchen im Zürcher Oberland. Doch das neue Zuhause ist für Mia kein Paradies. Denn Sandrine ist schwer drogenabhängig und hätte niemals das Sorgerecht erhalten dürfen. Mia flüchtet sich in eine Fantasiewelt mit einem imaginären Freund. Mit ihm unterhält sie sich in den einsamen Stunden und schmiedet fantastische Pläne für ein Inselleben mit ihrer Mutter, fernab der Drogen. In einer Kindergang, deren Mitglieder aus ähnlich schwierigen Verhältnissen stammen, findet Mia eine Art Ersatzfamilie und immer mehr auch die Kraft, sich gegen ihre alles beherrschende Mutter aufzulehnen...
Release date: 13 February 2020
By Roman Polanski, with Jean Dujardin, Louis Garrel, Emmanuelle Seigner.
In 1894, French Captain Alfred Dreyfus is wrongfully convicted of treason and sentenced to life imprisonment at Devil's island.
Release date: 05 March 2020
By Autumn de Wilde, with Anya Taylor-Joy, Tanya Reynolds, Josh O'Connor, Bill Nighy.
Jane Austen's beloved comedy about finding your equal and earning your happy ending, is reimagined in this. Handsome, clever, and rich, Emma Woodhouse is a restless queen bee without rivals in her sleepy little town. In this glittering satire of social class and the pain of growing up, Emma must adventure through misguided matches and romantic missteps to find the love that has been there all along.
Release date: 12 March 2020
By Haifaa Al-Mansour, with Mila Al Zahrani, Nora Al Awadh, Dae Al Hilali.
Maryam is an ambitious young doctor working in a small town clinic in Saudi Arabia. Despite her qualifications, she has to earn the respect of male colleagues and acceptance from her patients every day. After Maryam is prevented from traveling to Dubai in search of a better job, a bureaucratic mixup leads her to stumble on the application for her local city elections and she decides to run. With her musician father away on tour playing the first public concerts allowed in the Kingdom in decades, Maryam enlists her two younger sisters to begin fundraising and planning campaign events. While they face the restriction of women’s traditional roles in the Kingdom at every turn, Maryam’s audacious candidacy starts to build momentum and challenges her conservative community. A tight race emerges between Maryam and her male opponent, as Maryam and her family mobilise their determination and creativity to move their traditional society forward.
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