Berlin & Beyond returns to Rialto Cinemas Elmwood on April 21 & 22, showcasing four films. Now in its 28th season, the Berlin & Beyond Film Festival continues to be a leading light of contemporary German cinema exhibition in the Americas, by both audience size and programming scope. Over 500 motion pictures from German-speaking countries, produced in over 30 different countries, have screened at Berlin & Beyond to over 200,000 attendees, from independent works to studio pictures to topical documentaries and shorts from the filmmakers of tomorrow.

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Admission & Prices

General Admission $10.00

Thabo and the Rhino Case

Sunday, April 21 11am

Rated PG

97 mins

Adventure, Family, Mystery

Eleven-year-old Thabo wants to become a private detective like in the movies. If only his home, the small African village of Hlatikulu, was not the most peaceful savannah paradise. But things take a sudden turn when a rhino is murdered in the neighboring safari park because of its precious horn…MORE INFO

Admission & Prices

General Admission $10.00

ThE Flying Classroom

Sunday, April 21 1pm

Not Rated

89 mins

Comedy, Family, Drama

A contemporary vision of the classic novel by Erich Kästner: It tells the story of Martina. She takes up a scholarship at the Johann-Sigismund Gymnasium boarding school. She increasingly finds herself caught between the rivalry between the boarders and the “externals” from the local village…MORE INFO

Admission & Prices

General Admission $22.00

One For The Road

Monday, April 22 5:30pm

Not Rated

119 mins

Comedy, Drama

As a construction manager, drinking is more of a normality for Mark than not drinking. In addition to his work on construction sites, during business dinners and sprawling Berlin party nights, there is always a reason for him to fully indulge in alcohol intoxication. When he tries to drive his car out of a no-parking zone in a drunken stupor one night, he is promptly checked and immediately loses his driver’s license. For Mark, this is reason enough to make a bet with his best friend Nadim: He wants to manage not to touch any alcohol until he has his driver’s license again…MORE INFO

Admission & Prices

General $17.00

Senior $14.00

Student $10.00 (w/ ID – At Door only)

Ingeborg Bachmann – Journey into the Desert

Monday, April 22 7:45pm

Not Rated

110 mins

Drama, History

Ingeborg Bachman – Journey Into the Desert tells the story of the Austrian author Ingeborg Bachmann (starring Vicky Krieps) and her life in Berlin, Zurich and Rome, her relationship with Max Frisch, her trip to Egypt and her radical texts and readings….MORE INFO