May 14th 2012
PARADIES: Liebe, the first part of the trilogy by Ulrich Seidl, will be shown at the festival in Cannes, 2012.
November 30th 2011
Distributed by ZORRO, BRAND will have its theatrical release in Germany on December 1st 2011. The premiere will take place the same day in Düsseldorf.
May 19th 2011
WITHIN THe WHIRLWIND premiered on May 4th 2011 with 900 guests and Emily Watson and Marleen Gorris in Lichtburg Essen. It opened in German movie theatres on May 5th.
February 25th 2011
Distributed by Pandora, THE TREE / L'ARBRE will open in theatres on March 3rd 2011.
November 10th 2010
THE TREE / L'ARBRE is nominated for 7 AFIA (Australian Film Institut Awards). The ceremony will take place in Melbourne on the 11th of December.
The shooting of HYSTERIA began on October 25th 2010 in London.
October 11th 2010
HAPPY EVER AFTERS had its theatrical relase on September 16th 2010 distributed by Senator.
August 4th 2010
The DVD of A PIECE OF ME will be released on August 20th 2010.
July 29th 2010
The shooting of THE UNFORGETTABLES began on July 27th 2010 in Israel.
May 7th 2010
THE TREE will be presented at the Closing Ceremony of the 63rd Festival de Cannes.
March 25th 2010
The shooting of BRAND will be beginning on April 12th 2010 and last till the end of April. The film will be shot in North Rhine-Westphalia and Austria.
The DVD of KILL DADDY GOODNIGHT will be released on April 30th 2010.
CROUPIER (director: Mike Hodges) has been chosen for screening on the occasion of the 18th anniversary of the Filmstiftung NRW. It will be shown in the section "Alles auf Anfang" on April 7th 2010 at 8 p.m. in the Filmforum of Museum Ludwig in Cologne.

January 26th 2010

WITHIN THE WHIRLWIND will be shown at Closing Night within the Jewish Film Festival in New York.

Jan 27th 2010 WED 1:00 p.m.
Jan 28th 2010 THU 3.45 p.m. & 8:45 p.m.

November 3rd 2009

KILL DADDY GOODNIGHT distributed by Alamode Film in cinemas from 26th November 2009.

October 3rd 2009
A PIECE OF ME distributed by defa-spektrum in cinemas from 15th October 2009
WITHIN THE WHIRLWIND by Marleen Gorris will premiere on 7th October 2009 at Haifa International Film Festival. Afterwards it will be screened at Ghent International Film Festival and Boston Jewish Film Festival.
HAPPY EVER AFTERS will premiere on 10th October 2009 at Pusan International Film Festival.
July 14th 2009
A PIECE OF ME will be shown at the Montreal Film Festival in the section Focus on World Cinema. The festival will take place from August 27th to September 7th 2009 in Montreal.
May 21st 2009
A PIECE OF ME will be shown at the 12th Shanghai International Film Festival.
May 20th 2009
A PIECE OF ME has been shown at the 19th Filmkunstfest Mecklenburg-Vorpommern. Actor Ludwig Trepte has won the Upcoming Actor Award.
March 23rd 2009
KILL DADDY GOOD NIGHT has been awarded the Grand Diagonale Prize/ Feature Film at the Diagonale Film Festival in Graz.
January 20th 2009

A PIECE OF ME will be shown at the film festival Max Opühls Preis as part of the Saarbrücker Premieren.

Jan 27th 2009 TUE, 8.00 p.m. UT Kino 1
Jan 29th 2009 THU 6.00 p.m. Camera Zwo
Oct 26th 2008 SUN Scala 12.30 a.m.

January 19th 2009
KILL DADDY GOOD NIGHT will premiere at this year's Berlinale film festival in the section Panorama Special.
October 13th 2008
A PIECE OF ME will be shown at the 42nd Hof International Film Festival (

Oct 23rd 2008 THU Casino 4 o'clock p.m.
Oct 24th 2008 FRI Regina 8.30 p.m.
Oct 26th 2008 SUN Scala 12.30 a.m.

July 15th 2008
The shooting of HAPPY EVER AFTERS begins in Ireland.
January 10th 2008
On the 24th of January 2008 the shooting of WITHIN THE WHIRLWIND will begin in Warsaw. The leading role will be played by Ulrich Tukur, the director is Marleen Gorris.
November 6th 2007
THE LAST KING OF SCOTLAND has been given five nominations for the European Film Award. The European Film Awards will take place in Berlin on December 1st 2007.
August 21st 2007
The shooting of A PIECE OF ME, a co-production with the ZDF "Kleines Fernsehspiel" started today in Halle. The film is directed by Christoph Röhl, the leading roles are played by Ludwig Trepte, Karoline Teska, Catherine Flemming and Lena Stolze.
June 4th 2007
ZEIT NACH DER TRAUER will have it's TV premier in Germany on July 30th 2007. It will be broadcasted on ARD at 10.45 PM.
June 4th 2007
HUNT FOR JUSTICE: THE LOUISE ARBOUR STORY has won the TV Award for Human Rights of the German Section of Amnesty International.
March 28th 2007

Today, the shooting for the feature film KILL DADDY GOOD NIGHT started in New York. The script has been written by Michael Glawogger, who also directs the film. It is based on the novel "Das Vaterspiel" by Josef Haslinger. The cast: Helmut Köpping and Sabine Timoteo, furthermore Christian Tramitz, Michou Friesz, Ulrich Tukur and Franziska Weisz. After an 8 days shoot in New York, the shooting will continue in Bonn, Cologne, Vienna and in the Austrian Waldviertel

March 19th 2007
THE MAN FROM THE EMBASSY has won the Silver Astor Award for Best Script at the Mar Del Plata Filmfestival. Furthermore, the the film has been given the award for Best Film of the Festival by the ACCA (Asociación de Cronistas Cinematográficos de la Argentina).
March 17th 2007

THE MAN FROM THE EMBASSY will be shown in the Showcase at the 6th Tribeca Film Festival (New York City April 25th - May 6th).

TRIBECA Screenings:
Wednesday, May 2, 6:15 pm, AMC 34th Street, Theater 13
Thursday, May 3, 10:00 pm, AMC, Theater 10
Sunday, May 6, 10:00 am, AMC Kips Bay, Theater 15
March 15th 2007
THE MAN FROM THE EMBASSY participates in the official competition of the 22nd Internacional de Cine de Mar del Plata in Argentina (March 8th to 18th 2007).
February 25th 2007
Forest Whitaker has won the Academy Award as Best Actor 2007 for his role in THE LAST KING OF SCOTLAND.
February 13th 2007
THE LAST KING OF SCOTLAND has won the Alexander Korda award for Outstanding British Film of the Year, Adapted Screenplay, and Best Actor in a Leading Role at the British Academy of Film Awards 2007.
January 23rd 2007
Forest Whitaker is among the Oscar nominees for Best Actor 2007 for his role as Idi Amin in LAST KING OF SCOTLAND. The 79th Academy Awards will be held on February 25th 2007 in the Kodak Theatre in Los Angeles.
January 22nd 2007
MONKEYS IN WINTER won the Year Awards of the Bulgarian National Film Center 2006 in the following categories: Best Film, Best Actress - Diana Dobreva, Best Director of Photography - Rali Raltchev, Best Art Designer - Georgi Todorov und Best Costume Designer - Elena Stoyanova.
January 19th 2007
THE MAN FROM THE EMBASSY is shown at the 28th Filmfestival Max Ophüls in Saarbrücken on January 19th and 20th. Screenings: Friday, January 19th - 8.15 PM, Cinestar 1; Saturday, January 20th - 8 PM, Cinestar 2
January 17th 2007
LAST KING OF SCOTLAND is nominated for the British Academy Film Awards 2007 in the following categories: Film, Alexander Korda Award for Outstanding British Film of the Year, Actor in Leading Role (Forest Whitaker), Actor in Supporting Role (James McAvoy). The BAFTA will be held on February 11th 2007 at the Royal Opera House in London.
January 16th 2007
Yesterday, Forest Whitaker won the Golden Globe as Best Actor (Drama) for his role in THE LAST KING OF SCOTLAND.
December 22nd 2006
Forest Whitaker is nominated for the Golden Globe as Best Actor (Drama). The 64th Annual Golden Globe Awards will take place on January 15th 2007.
December 6th 2006
The National Board of Review of Motion Pictures chose Forest Whitaker as Best Actor 2006 for his role in THE LAST KING OF SCOTLAND.
November 8th 2006
HUNT FOR JUSTICE: THE LOUISE ARBOUR STORY won the Gemini Award for Best TV-Drama in Toronto.
October 12th 2006
At the 59th International Film Festival in Locarno, Burghart Klaussner won the Golden Leopard for Best Actor in THE MAN FROM THE EMBASSY.
September 20th 2006
MONKEYS IN WINTER won the Grand prix at the 27th Golden Rose Festival in Varna (Bulgaria). Director Milena Andonova got the Vulo Radev award for promising debut in cinema. Diana Dobreva has been awarded as Best Actress for her role of Lucretia.
MONKEYS IN WINTER will be shown at the London Filmfestival in the strand "Cinema Europe" on October the 24th and 25th 2006.
August 11th 2006
The 50th London Film Festival will be opened with the European premiere of THE LAST KING OF SCOTLAND on October 18th 2006.
Juli 25th, 2006

Distributed by Fox Searchlight, THE LAST KING OF SCOTLAND will presumably start in the USA on September 27th, 2006. The presumed German start is February 1st 2007.

MONKEYS IN WINTER has been awarded as Best Movie in the competition "East of the West" in the Karlovy Vary International Film Festival.

THE MAN FROM THE EMBASSY will be shown in the competition of the International Film Festival of Locarno (August 2nd to 12th 2006).

Screenings in Locarno:
Press: Saturday, August 5th, 6.30 PM, Kursaal
Premiere: Sunday, August 6th, 2 PM, FEVI
Repetition: Monday, August 7th, 9 AM, FEVI
Repetition: Tuesday, August 8th, 6.30 PM, Cinema Otello - Ascona