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1 Berlin-Harlem

FRG, 1974, directed by Lothar Lambert, Wolfram Zobus, 103 min, with English subtitles, rated: 18

John (Conrad Jennings), an African-American GI in West Berlin, completes his military service and stays on in the city. His attempt to build a new life for herself with a woman and her child fails. Thus begins an odyssey through a society that denies him a place. Confronted with everyday racism, prejudices and sexual importunities, he slowly loses his grip on life. With cameos by Ingrid Caven, Rainer Werner Fassbinder, Günther Kaufmann and Tally Brown, among others.

Featuring: Conrad Jennings, Tally Brown, Sabine Buschmann, Lothar Lambert, Brigitte Mira, Evelyn Künneke


This film deals with issues that many people may find difficult to handle, or may include disturbing scenes. If you would like more information, please read the content warnings in the overview below.

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