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Screening series: AQUANALE

Starting March 7th, on the first Thursday of every month at 6 p.m., we will screen a surprise film from the Cinemathek's collection that deals with water - one of this year's key themes at the ZLB.

Video Rarities

We have finished going through our rich VHS stock and identified the most exclusive titles - those that never made it to disc.


As part of our 'Themenpanorama' section and the ZLB series METROPOLIS BERLIN, which is dedicated to the 1920s in the capital, from Nov. 14 to 24 we present a selection of remarkable and influential works of German Expressionism and Weimar Cinema on DVD and Blu-ray.

Halloween Film Presentation

From October 17 to 31 and as part of our 'Themenpanorama'-series, we present a selection of particularly exciting horror and exploitation films for rent - on DVD, Blu-ray and VHS.

New film selection ALLES GUT?! on AVA Library

Accompanying the current theme room in the Amerika-Gedenkbibliothek and our selection of physical film media on the topic, our streaming colleagues at AVA Library are now offering an online film series with 13 international works that address mental health from different angles.


Last semester, students from the University of the Arts in Berlin were invited to take a closer look at the film collection of the Amerika-Gedenkbibliothek, its history and logic of classifying film.