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28/06/2021

New Cinema Release date for "NOW" on 26 August 2021

There is a new nationwide cinema release for NOW on 26 August 2021! The committed climate documentary sensitises viewers to the issues of climate protection, sustainability and the future shortly before the next global climate strike and the federal elections. In his film debut, cult photographer and director Jim Rakete meets six young climate rebels from Generation Greta, including Luisa Neubauer (Fridays for Future), Felix Finkbeiner (Plant for the Planet) and Nike Malhaus (Ende Gelände). Why did they become climate activists? What is at stake? Support is provided by punk legend Patti Smith, auteur filmmaker Wim Wenders and many more.

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22/06/2021

"The Fever" now on sale as DVD & VOD

»Engaging, superbly researched, harrowing!« (Programmkino.de) The controversial documentary "The Fever: The Fight Against Malaria" is available from 25 June 2021 as VOD and on DVD in the W-film online shop at http://fever-shop.wfilm.de and in regular stores! The documentary refuses the same old view of African suffering and accompanies protagonists who insist on self-determination. Their work with the medicinal plant Artemisia annua could perhaps save countless lives – from malaria and other infectious diseases such as Covid-19.

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26/05/2021

Successful online premiere of "An Uncertain Border"

Important issues deserve a lot of attention! Especially when it comes to child abuse and cybergrooming. We successfully achieved this with the online cinema premiere of the psychological thriller "An Uncertain Border". According to the latest statistics, over 1,500 viewers attended the event, which was broadcast live from the Alten Kino in Ebersberg on 25 May 2021, Missing Children's Day. Afterwards, there was a live discussion with director Isabella Sandri and young actress Anna Malfatti who joined the event from Italy. Sandri spent two years researching with the Roman police for the film and was extensively advised by the children's rights organisation Save the Children.

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14/05/2021

Free online premiere of "An Uncertain Border"

On Missing Children's Day, 25 May 2021, the gripping feature film "An Uncertain Border" celebrates its online premiere! Special feature: the live stream from 7pm via premiere.wfilm.de is free of charge and without registration! Viewers can support the film distributor via a donation button during the online cinema launch.

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11/05/2021

Theatrical release of "NOW" postponed to 22 July 2021

Due to the pandemic, the cinema release of the climate documentary "NOW" will be postponed once again until 22 July 2021. Although some cinemas in individual federal states or districts will probably be able to reopen in May and June, the overall situation is unfortunately still too unstable for a successful nationwide cinema release. We hope for your understanding and look forward to a restart in the cinemas with you and Jim Rakete's ultimate documentary for the longed-for green transition!

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