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."

Me and You and Everyone we Know: Beautiful!

Miranda July's touching film about people trying to touch each other, in every sense of the word. A lonely shoe salesman and an eccentric performance artist struggle to connect in this unique take on contemporary life. Simply a very beautiful film to watch :-)

Jiro Dreams of Sushi

A thoughtful and elegant meditation on work, family and the art of perfection, chronicling Jiro's life as both an unparalleled success in the culinary world and a loving yet complicated father.