German Films

Practice practice practice! Discover great German language directors, actors and actresses!

Learn German with the films of Wim Wenders!

Learn German with Films of Wim Wenders

You may already be familiar with Wim Wenders’ work from award-winning documentary films like The Buena Vista Social Club and Pina or English language dramas like Paris, Texas. The longtime filmmaker seems unattached to any single language or particular style. He conveys stories in many different ways. But that’s not to say all of his …

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Learn German with Films of Ulrich Tukur

For nearly forty years, actor Ulrich Tukur has been appearing in television and films. And in that time, he has not allowed himself to be pigeonholed. He has starred in dramatic films retelling important moments of history, clever comedies, and everywhere in between. So this month, let’s get to know the award-winning actor Ulrich Tukur …

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Rosenheim Cops are one of many tv shows set in Munich and Bavaria!

16 TV Shows Set in Munich & Bavaria

Before the days of streaming all day every day, television offered a special connection with its audience. Whereas films are an occasional commitment of a couple of hours, television shows are a weekly part of life. The characters and settings become personal. And with tv shows set in Munich and across Bavaria, you truly get …

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Learn German with the films of Rainer Werner Fassbinder!

Learn German with Films of Rainer Werner Fassbinder

If you’re a fan of German cinema or the art house scene of the 1970s, then you’re likely already familiar with Rainer Werner Fassbinder. The German director, writer, and actor is considered to be an important figure in the New German Cinema movement that took place from the 1960s until the 1980s. The Criterion Collection …

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Learn German with the films of Daniel Brühl!

Learn German with Films of Daniel Brühl

You may not know it, but you probably are already familiar with German actor Daniel Brühl. He has been quietly but consistently working and gaining experience with stellar role after stellar role in film and television projects. Most recently he’s made a bit of a cross-over into the English language Hollywood market. Perhaps you know …

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