In our Monthly Film Series, we will show a variety of GERMAN or GERMAN language films from Germany, Austria and Switzerland. On the 2nd Wednesday of each month, audiences will now have a chance to see these films on a regular basis at the CLINTON STREET THEATER. (Children movies will be playing on Sunday afternoons – please check our website.) All films are with English subtitles.

WED. FED. 8, 2017 – 7:00 PM

Germany/ Turkey
116 min / In German,Turkish and English, with English Subtitles

Directed by: Fatih Akin,  Cast: Baki Davrak,Gürsoy Gemec, Cengiz Daner and Hanna Schygulla

Fatih Akin, the critically-acclaimed director of HEAD-ON, weaves overlapping tales of friendship and sexuality into a powerful narrative of universal love. Six characters are drawn together by circumstances-an old man and a prostitute forging a partnership, a young scholar reconciling his past, two young women falling in love, and a mother putting the shattered pieces of her life back together. Akin’s piercing sense of the human condition and contemporary world events charge these hyperlinked stories into a multi-cultural

Winner – Best Screenplay Award,Cannes Film Festival 2007
Winner – Best Screenplay Award,EuropeanFilm Awards 2007.
Winner – Best Picture, Best Director, Best Screenplay,Best Editing  2008 GermanFilm Awards(LOLA)
The production shoot was in Bremen and Hamburg in Germany; at Taksim and Kadıköy in Istanbul, at the Black Sea coast in Trabzon in Turkey.