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Tartuffe

Tartuffe

Director: F. W. Murnau
Year: 1926

A fable of religious hypocrisy, in which a faithful wife (Lil Dagover) tries to convince her husband (Werner Krauss) that their morally superior guest, Tartuffe (Emil Jannings), is in fact a lecherous hypocrite with a taste for the grape.

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Circle of Deceit

Circle of Deceit

Director: Volker Schlöndorff
Year: 1981

Set in Beirut during the 1970s Civil War, Bruno Ganz and Hanna Schygulla star in this extraordinary film about how the West in general and jouralists in particular confront terrorism in the Middle East. This film has only become more relevant with age.

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Munchhausen

Munchhausen

Director: Josef von Baky
Year: 1943

A Nazi extravaganza made in response to fantasies like The Wizard of Oz. This lavish, adult fairy tale (including topless harem girls) was designed to divert the German public from the reality of the war.

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The Robber

The Robber

Director: Benjamin Heisenberg
Year: 2010

Based on the real-life story of one of Austria’s most-wanted bank robbers, The Robber is a breathless thriller “as lean and taut as its marathon-winning title character.” (LA Times).

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Love & Engineering

Love & Engineering

Director: Tonislav Hristov
Year: 2014

The engaging Love & Engineering asks the question, can we crack the code for love?

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The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari (2014 restoration)

The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari (2014 restoration)

Director: Robert Wiene
Year: 1920

Director Robert Wiene and a visionary team of designers crafted a nightmare realm in which light, shadow and substance are abstracted, a world in which a demented doctor and a carnival sleepwalker perpetrate a series of ghastly murders in a small community. This authoritative edition of The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari is a 4K restoration scanned from the (mostly) preserved camera negative at the German Federal Film Archive.

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You Ain't Seen Nothin' Yet

You Ain't Seen Nothin' Yet

Director: Alain Resnais
Year: 2012

Based on two works by the playwright Jean Anouilh, YOU AIN'T SEEN NOTHIN' YET opens with a who's-who of French acting royalty (including Mathieu Amalric, Michel Piccoli and frequent Resnais muse Sabine Azema) being summoned to the reading of a late playwright's last will and testament.

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Farewell Herr Schwarz

Farewell Herr Schwarz

Director: Yael Reuveny
Year: 2013

Winner of the Best Documentary Prize at the Haifa International Film Festival, director Yael Reuvenya's film is a cinematic journey about the Holocaust from a third generation perspective. Siblings Michla and Feiv'ke Schwarz were separated by the war and only through this documentary have their two families reunited.

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The Secret of Dorian Gray

The Secret of Dorian Gray

Director: Massimo Dallamano
Year: 1970

THE SECRET OF DORIAN GRAY is a classic, seventies, Italian film restored to its original splendor. Beautiful, wealthy Dorian Gray (Helmut Berger) savors his youth and beauty in London during the swinging sixties, while morally crumbling within. Director Dallamano reinvigorates Oscar Wilde's novel with a sexual decadence and splashy visual style that encapsulate the vibe of the Euro art scene.

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The Finances of the Grand Duke (Restored Authorized Edition)

The Finances of the Grand Duke (Restored Authorized Edition)

Director: F. W. Murnau
Year: 1924

In Murnau's playful espionage thriller reminiscent of Ernst Lubitsch (who had recently left Germany for Hollywood), Harry Liedtke stars as a benevolent dictator who must preserve the tiny nation of Abacco by fending off creditors, wooing a wealthy Russian princess, and evading a band of demonic conspirators.

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