The library of the Deutsche Kinemathek offers a collection of selected DVDs.
The library has three viewing stations. They can be reserved at the information desk or by phoning +49-30-300 903-72/-78. Please contact the information desk when you are ready to use a viewing station.
To use this service, you need to register with the library. Visitors who have a day pass are required to deposit a document confirming their name, address and signature, such as an ID card or a passport, at the information desk.
Users who have a valid library card can borrow up to 5 books and 5 DVDs at a time for a maximum of 14 library workdays.
You can search for DVDs in our our online library catalogue in German language (>> Bibliothekskatalog). You may search by title or person in the credits.
Please note that the Film Archive of the Deutsche Kinemathek offers a wide range of films for research purposes. It has a large collection - productions from 1895 to the present, including feature films, documentaries, experimental films, home movies and animation, on a variety of media. Please contact the Film Archive by phoning +49-30-300 903-32 to find out more about the collection and/or to reserve one of the special viewing stations.
There are various institutions in Berlin and Germany offering comprehensive DVD collections. The largest DVD/video collection in Berlin is part of the Central and Regional Library Berlin (online catalogue: VÖBB). To search the online catalogues of many important DVD/video collections in Germany simultaneously, please use also the Collective Film Catalogue (KOBV); select the option Verbundkatalog Film: DVD/Video.