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Stefan Zweig: Farewell to Europe

Definitively a must see: 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 new home.

Toni Erdmann

Maybe one of the best movies 2016: A practical joking father tries to reconnect with his hard working daughter by creating an outrageous alter ego and posing as her CEO's life coach.

Sapiens: A Brief History of Humankind

The last 500 years have witnessed a breathtaking series of revolutions. The earth has been united into a single ecological and historical sphere. The economy has grown exponentially, and humankind today enjoys the kind of wealth that used to be the stuff of fairy tales. But are we happier? Historians seldom ask such questions. Yet these are the most important questions one can ask of history.

Der Palastbewohner

"So viel materielles Wohlbefinden, so viel Schutz durch Recht, so viel Versicherung und Vorsorge, so viele Lebenschancen wie seit der zweiten Hälfte des 20. Jahrhunderts waren noch nie in der Geschichte der Menschheit. Zugleich waren auch noch nie so viel Larmoyanz, so allgegenwärtige Abstiegsängste, ein solches ständiges Gefühl des Zukurzgekommenseins, kurzum, so viel zufriedene Unzufriedenheit privilegierter Palastbewohner."

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