is presented by the Goethe-Institut Toronto

Live in November 2023, available for free in Canada & USA!

*Special screening*, co-presented with German Film Office

"Kaddish for a Friend"

Ali, who grew up in a Palestinian refugee camp, fled Lebanon with his family and moved to Berlin. A city gang challenges him to ransack the apartment of Alexander II, a WWII Russian Jewish veteran.  The thoughtful story of an unequal friendship. 

by Leo Khasin, Germany 2010, starring Ryszard Ronczewski, Neil Belakhdar a.o.


And don't miss the final instalment of our year-long program Echo-Verse, available for free Canada-wide:

Heavy Weather

"2038 Here Is How" is a fictional documentary as a message from the future. The audiovisual message in a bottle, recorded in the year 2038, instructs us that in a quarter of a century we will have mastered the planet’s great crises. A close call and not easy—but we did it.
by Christopher Roth, Germany 2021

In the sci-fi drama "Ökozid," posterity holds court over our climate policy. Two women lawyers represent 31 countries in the global South that are doomed without the support of the world community.

by Andres Veiel, Germany 2020, starring Ulrich Tukur (The Lives of Others)


All films with subtitles. Viewer discretion is advised.