Arte Original Movies
Here we collected the best movies from ARTE in order of popularity
Hitlers Traum von Micky Maus - Zeichentrick unterm Hakenkreuz
In the summer of 1941, the best animators were summoned to Berlin. They were tasked with making feature-length cartoons. "Snow White" is re-traced frame by frame. Every year from 1947 onwards, one new...
This Ain't California
The youth cultures of the German Democratic Republic are not new. A celebration of the lust for life, a contemporary trip into the world of skate, a tale on three heroes and their boards, from their c...
Arabs, Palestinians, Jews, and Christians live in the same area in Tel Aviv. An Israeli Arab is trying to save his family. A Christian girl is also courted by him. The illegal Palestinian worker is tr...
William Wolff is nearly 90 and perhaps the most unconventional rabbi in the world. As the State Rabbi of North-East Germany, he looks after the Jewish Communities in Schwerin and Rostock, but still l...
Edward II of England: The Unhappy King
His opponents said he was homosexual. During his short life, the male favorites he gathered around him gave the enemies solid arguments. If he had proved himself to be an energetic king, he wouldn't h...
The Happiest Day in the Life of Olli Mäki
The world championship title is up for grabs in the summer of 1962. He was prepared for his fame and fortune. Losing weight and concentrating is all that Olli has to do. He fell in love with Raija.
A woman is cut off from the rest of the world when a wall suddenly surrounds the countryside. She becomes immersed in a world untouched by civilization and ruled by the laws of nature with her dog.
The gripping true-life story of the legendary 1925 "Serum Run," in which 34 men and more than 150 dogs, rushed life-saving anti-toxin across the frozen arctic to save the children of Nome, AK from a d...
Arben wants to marry Etleva, daughter of a neighboring clan, but her father has promised her to another man who is offering a 10,000 bride price. When Etleva is carrying Arben's child, the pressure is...
Stefan Zweig: Farewell to Europe
Before Dawn charts the years of exile in the life of famous Jewish Austrian writer Stefan Zweig, his inner struggle for the "right attitude" towards the events in war torn Europe and his search for a ...
The universe without Heteros and women that usually remains a mystery to the outside world is a universe with a cruise ship and 3,000 men. Once a year the Dream Boat sets sail for a cruise for gay men...
Merle follows the invitation of her lover to spend the summer in the South of France. She is surprised to find only his children in the summer house. Did she expect more than she should have? An ambig...
My Life - Michael Haneke
His film "The White Ribbon" won the Palme d'or at the festival. Felix and Gero von Boehm have accompanied the German and French film director for several months and were able for the first time to wat...
Viesturs Kairišs’ 2004 documentary The Monument investigates the interpretation of Riga’s Soviet Second World War memorial in the post-Soviet era. The "Victory Monument" was established by the Soviets...
Alive and Ticking
Eva lives with her father, an unsuccessful but always optimistic car salesman, her consumerist mother, and her quirky grandmother. Eva suffers from a neurological condition. Eva's family has been used...
Christine uses a wheelchair. She goes to Lourdes to escape her isolation. During her stay, she regains the use of her limbs. Christine appears to have a stronger faith than others. As the pilgrimage d...
Bye Bye America
The basis for the German comedy that was filmed in New York, Germany, and Poland was the mis-adventures of three Polish-Jews on the road to Gdansk. They have been married for 30 years in New York. The...
A Scottish orchid farmer visiting her ill sister in Bogota befriends a young musician and a French archaeologist in charge of monitoring a century-long construction project to tunnel through the Andes...
The Journey to Kafiristan
The author and the ethnologist traveled together by car to Kabul in 1939 in pursuit of their own projects. AnneMarie is looking for a place of refuge in the Near East to discover her own self, she was...
L'Incoronazione di Poppea
Experience Claudio Monteverdi's three-act opera in the environment it was meant to be seen with this release of a filmed performance captured live during a 2000 production staged at the Festival d'Aix...
This movie was recorded during the 2002 Salzburg Festival. Valery Gergiev provides a quite good performance, as he uses to do, and the stage presents very brilliant moments, for example, the impressiv...
The Black Museum
The National Museum of African American History and Culture opened in Washington D. C. In December of 2016 there was a true exploration of the history and culture of the United States from the point o...
In addition to his love for greyhound racing, the young Arnau has two inseparable companions: a songbird and a fox. The mother of the boy is locked up, and he is forced to live with his uncles due to ...
Napoleon’s James Bond
Charles Louis Schulmeister (1770-1853) was a smuggler and a revolutionary, but also a chief of police and Napoleon Bonaparte's favorite spy. A look back on his adventurous life with the purpose of unr...
Bela Lugosi: The Fallen Vampire
The first true horror movie was released in 1931. The film's worldwide success catapulted the film's lead actor to overnight fame. "Bela Lugosi: The Fallen Vampire" traces the life and career of a man...
The story of a boy who, driven by the search for his lost brother in the turmoil of WWII, joins a group of children in order to survive the chaos of post-war anarchy in the haunted forests of Lithuani...
The Last Will
To fulfill the last will of his mother, the young JAKOB ADLER needs to meet his biological father, who is inmate of a forensic psychiatric hospital for murdering his own brother for over 25 years. Jak...
Willenbrock has everything he could ever wish for. He has two lovers, a cottage in the German city Grnen, and a BMW. His life is changed one day when he gets mugged at his cottage. He used to feel saf...
Herbert von Karajan: Maestro for the Screen
Documentary on conductor Herbert van Karajan, focusing on his early adoption of audio and video recording technology and his impetus to make use of it to preserve his musical legacy for future generat...
Lulu and Jimi
About sweeping love, rock & roll and getting rid of all that stale air of the fifties. You've got the good guys - that's Lulu and Jimi - and the bad guys: Lulu's mother Gertrud, her secret lover Schul...