//03.2015 -THE CULPABLES / VERFEHLUNG will be relesed on 26.03.2015 in Germany.

Our latest feature THE CULPABLE (VERFEHLUNG) will be released in German theatres by the end of March 2015. Get more info on our film at our worldsales PLUTO FILM and watch our TRAILER!

THE CULPABLE, feature, 95 min, Germany 2015: "The life and faith of catholic prison minister Jakob Voelz is fundamentally troubled when his best friend and hieratical colleague Dominik is taken in custody under suspicion of sexual abuse – and Jakob discovers a terrible truth."



We are very proud to have three films at this years FILMFESTIVAL-MAX-OPHÜLS-PREIS!

In competition our features THE CULPABLE and THE INVISIBLES. In the section ``Saarbrücker Premiere` we are presented with PARCOURS D'AMOUR by director B. Blümner (POOL OF PRINCESSES) .



Our international coproduction is in competition at KARLOVY VARY INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL - Section EAST OF THE WEST!

//04..2013 -DYSTOPIA

We have wrapped the shooting of our internet community based project DYSTOPIA - user generated cinema ! In September this year we will provide the online content pool, where alll materials and scenes can be found. Out of this everyone can compose different films. Feel free to join this filmmaking experience at


Our international co production MONUMENT TO MICHAEL JACKSON, from award winning director Darko Lungulov (HERE & THERE), is wrapped. The film will be completed in summer 2013.


// 10.2012 - THÉ DANSANT

The new feature documentary from award winning director Bettina Blümner (POOL OF PRINCESSES), shot in Paris, is nearly wrapped. Merci a tous!!

Thé Dansant is a Peter Schwartzopf / Reverse Angle Pictures production - executive production Penrose Film.



From the beginning of the creative process we want your ideas and your votes on the basic aspects of the DYSTOPIA film. Depending on which stage of the project you join at, you can start right away to enrich the movie with your input. More INFO & TRAILER <here>.

Current stage: Final voting for the DYSTOPIA VISION - Click <here>!


// 03.2011 - NEW ADDRESS and PHONE- / FAX-NUMBER

We found a new home:

Penrose Film GmbH & Co.KG | Rungestr. 20 | 10179 Berlin | Tel: +49.(0)30.84 71 225 -11 | Fax: +49.(0)30.84 71 225 -28


// 07.2011 - HERE & THERE on Showtime!

Our award winning feature film HERE & THERE by Darko Lungulov will be shown on Showtime – The Movie Channel - in the USA in July.



For further Information and program details check out the official website of Showtime.


// 06.2011 - CINDY DOESN'T LOVE ME on TV!

Our feature film CINDY DOESN’T LOVE ME will be broadcasted on Monday, the 25th of July, at 23.50 o’clock on ZDF!

The debut film by Hannah Schweier will be shown in this years’s movie series „Gefühlsecht“ of ZDF’s editorial department "Das kleine Fernsehspiel", in which outstanding feature films of young talents will be presented for the 13th times.


// 05.2011 - NO MATTER WHAT I DO, THEY LOVE IT goes online!

From now on you can watch our documentary NO MATTER WHAT I DO, THEY LOVE IT in the media library of the german broadcaster ZDF. The show will be aired on 9th of May at 0.15 o’clock on ZDF! Don’t miss to check out the current trailer!

EGAL WAS ICH TUE (TARILER) from Penrose Film on Vimeo.


// 03.2011 - Premiere of NO MATTER WHAT I DO, THEY LOVE IT at HKW!

On Friday, 1st of April, the premiere of our documentary NO MATTER WHAT I DO, THEY LOVE IT takes place at the Haus der Kulturen der Welt in Berlin. The film team and our protagonists Y-Titty and DiamondofTears are present.

For further information click here.

If you’r not able to make it there, you will have another chance to watch NO MATTER WHAT I DO, THEY LOVE IT at ACHTUNG BERLIN! - NEW BERLIN FILM AWARD 2011.

We are looking forward to seeing you!


// 03.2011 - Germn Version of HERE & THERE on DVD and Blu-ray!

The German version of Darko Lungulov’s HERE & THERE with David Thornton and Mirjana Karanovic is now available in stores over Germany!

The US-Version of the Serbian-German-US co-production, that won over 15 awards on international festivals, can be ordered online.


// 01.2011 - CINDY DOESN'T LOVE ME now available on DVD!

The DVD of CINDY DOESN’T LOVE ME is now available in stores! You can also order the debut film of Hannah Schweier online at Neue Visionen and good!movies.



// 31.12.2010 - PENROSE FILM wishes a HAPPY NEW YEAR 2011

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// 12.2010 - U.S. version of HERE&THERE on DVD

HERE&THERE, the touching and funny story of the New York jazz musician Robert who finds his true love in Serbia, is available at Amazon!

If you want to put our award-winning Serbian-German-American production under the Christmas tree, order HERE&THERE here.


// 09.2010 - THE ASTRONAUT ON THE ROOF in Valladolid and Barcelona

THE ASTRONAUT ON THE ROOF is running in the programs of two Spanish film festivals. From 23th to 30th of October, the short film by Sergi Porta Bella is shown at SEMINCI, the 55. SEMANA INTERNACIONAL DE CINE Valladolid, near Madrid. SEMINCI will include the film in its section MEETING POINT.

Shortly thereafter, the INTERNATIONAL FESTIVAL OF BADALONA FILMETS will screen our ASTONAUT in its program, which takes place between the 5th and 13th of November.

For further information check out the official festival websites of SEMINCI and FILMETS.


// 09.2010 - PENROSEFILM.DE goes English

We are proud to present our bilingual web presence! From now on, current information about PENROSE FILM and its projects are also available for our international partners and friends. We hope you’ll enjoy it!


//2009 - 2010 // Previously on PENROSEFILM:

No matter what I do, they love it

Egal was ich tue, sie lieben es // Documentary Film // Germany 2010

Since the beginning of 2010 PENROSE FILM started to develop fiction and documentary films for multi-platforms. The first of such is the documentary film NO MATTER WHAT I DO, THEY LOVE IT (WT) for the internet platform of the German television broadcaster ZDF.

Director Romy Steyer celebrates her documentary debut with the story about the worlds best known youtuber and shows the contrasts between real and virtual life. The crew started filming in June 2010.

Further information can be found at ZDF-Bodybits.


Cindy doesn't love me

Cindy liebt mich nicht // Feature Film // Germany 2010 // 90 min.

The debut feature of Hannah Schweier tells an unusual love story based on the novel by Jochen-Martin Gutsch and Juan Moreno.

Franz and David, two men who could not be more different, have a relationship with Maria at the same time without knowing anything about the love triangle. But when she disappears, the two men clash and take a roadtrip to retrieve their love.

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The 90-minute film celebrated its world premiere as part of the PERSPEKTIVE DEUTSCHES KINO at the 60th BERLINALE and had it’s theatrical release on 10th of June, 2010.

For further information check out CINDY DOESN’T LOVE ME on Facebook or have a look at the official movie website.


Here & There

Tamo i Ovde // Feature Film Germany // Serbia // USA, 90 min

With the fiction feature HERE AND THERE by director and screenwriter Darko Lungulov, PENROSE FILM made its first move to the international stage.

The story of Robert, a depleted jazz musician from New York who finds his soul and the love of his life in Belgrade, won 22 international awards (amongst others the BEST NEW YORK NARRATIVE AWARD at the TRIBECA FILMFESTIVAL 2009).

The Serbian-German-US co-production was sold and released in Germany, Serbia, USA, Greece, Hungary and Switzerland.

For further information take a look at the official movie website or follow HERE & THERE on Facebook.


The Astronaut on the roof

// Short Film // Germany // Spain 2009

All you need to make a film is a girl and a gun– this litttle wisdom by Godard inspired director and screenwriter Sergio Portabella to his short film THE ASTRONAUT ON THE ROOF which was produced by PENROSE FILM in 2009.

The lively narrated story about two writers who write a screenplay about the attempt of two writers to actually write a screenplay, celebrated its premiere as one of five finalists of the BERLIN TODAY AWARD at the BERLINALE TALENT CAMPUS 2010.

For further information check out our movie blog.