Roman Polanski; F: M. Thomas
Roman Polanski; F: M. Thomas

» Guests

German and international guests from the film business and from politics visit Filmmuseum Potsdam for lectures, readings, discussions and talks.
Mario Adorf
June 1992: Rainer Werner Fassbinder retrospective
Carmen-Maja Antoni
March 1999: "Der Laden" (film screening)
Stefan Arndt
May 2006: "LOLA Festival 2006"
Thomas Arslan
February 2005: talk on film series "Deutsch-türkisches Kino"
Alexandr Askoldow
May 1997: "Revolution und Seele" (film night)
Jo Baier
March 1999: "Der Laden" (film screening)
Meret Becker
April 2000: Charlie Chaplin birthday celebration
Jean-Jaques Beineix
October 1993: retrospective
Dr. Mark Benecke
November 2006: Vampires - The Desire for Immortality (film night)
Jutta Brückner
June 2006: "Hitlerkantate" (film screening, Potsdam Film Talk)
Frank Beyer
May 1992: "Karbid und Sauerampfer" (film screening), February 1995: book release "Regie: Frank Beyer", October 2003: integration of the Frank Beyer Collection into the film museum's permanent collections, April 2004: opening of the permanent exhibition "Babelsberg - Faces of a Film City"
Lothar Bisky
April 2005: book release "So viele Träume. Mein Leben"
Christel Bodenstein

February 1996: "DEFA 50" (film night) / October 2003: event on the occasion of her 65th birthday
Willy Bogner
February 2002: event on the occasion of the exhibition "100 Jahre Bergfilm. Dramen, Tricks und Abenteuer"
Karlheinz Böhm
October 2002: "Martha" (film screening)
Jürgen Böttcher
December 1991: opening of the exhibition "Jürgen Böttcher, Filmemacher und Maler " / November 1996: "DEFA 50" (film night) / July 2001: film series "Potsdamer Filmsommer "
Klaus Maria Brandauer
May 2003: reading on the occasion of the film series and exhibition "István Szabó "
Wolfgang Braumann

April 2003: film screening accompanying the foyer exhibition "Wolfgang Braumann"
Volker Braun
October 2005: reading "Das unbesetzte Gebiet"
Atze Brauner
May and September 2002: opening of the exhibition "ICH, Kinski" / June 2003 "Robert A. Stemmle zum 100. Geburtstag" (film screening and foyer exhibition)
Heinrich Breloer

December 2001: "Die Manns" (film screening), May 2005 "Speer und Er" (book release and panel discussion)
Kevin Brownlow
December 1999 and April 2000: events accompanying the exhibition "Charlie Chaplin" / February 2007: opening of the exhibition "This Monster Stroheim!" Director and actor Erich von Strohheim
Christian Brückner
December 2001: reading of works by Paul Celan and Gisèle Lestrange
Daniel Brühl
January 2004: retrospective
Thomas Brussig
June 2000: "Sonnenallee" (film screening)
Annekathrin Bürger
December 1997: "Revolution und Seele" (film night) / April 2004: opening of the permanent exhibition "Babelsberg - Faces of a Film City"
Rolan Bykow
December 1997: "Revolution und Seele" (film night)
Jean-Claude Carrière
December 2006: retrospective on Jean-Claude Carrière and Volker Schlöndorff
Josephine Chaplin
December 1999: opening of the exhibition "Charlie Chaplin"
Daniela Dahn
October 2005: "Konrad Wolf: Deutschland und Europa" (retrospective, international symposium and exhibition)
Lutz Dammbeck
June 1999: film talks accompanying the Dammbeck Trilogy
Didi Danquart
September 1994: "Wundbrand" (film screening, Potsdam Film Talk)
Lord Ralf Darendorf
November 2005: lecture "40 Jahre Gesellschaft und Demokratie in Detuschland"
Jutta Ditfurth
May 1997: "Revolution und Seele" (film screening)
Chris Doerck
April 2004: opening of the permanent exhibition "Babelsberg - Faces of a Film City"
Angelica Domröse
April 1998: opening of the exhibition "Sibylle Gerstner/Boden/Muthesius" / September 1998: "Effi Briest" (film screening) / April 2001: events on the occasion of the film museum's anniversary / April 2004: opening of the permanent exhibition / April 2004: reading
Florian Henckel von Donnersmark
May 2006: "LOLA Festival 2006"
Bob Dorsay
June 1992: Rainer Werner Fassbinder retrospective
Andreas Dresen
January 1994: "Krauses Kneipe" (film screening, Potsdam Film Talk) / September 1997: "Raus aus der Haut" (film screening, PFT) / April 1999: "Nachtgestalten" (film screening, PFT) / September 2000: "Die Polizistin" (film screening, PFT) / September 2002: "Halbe Treppe" (film screening, PFT) / March 2003: "Herr Wichmann von der CDU" (film screening, PFT) / April 2004: opening of the permanent exhibition / November 2004: "Film City Babelsberg" (film night)
Gretchen Dutschke
November 1997: "Revolution und Seele" (film night)
Nina Dymschitz
May 1997: "Revolution und Seele" (film night)
Knut Elstermann
October 2006: "SPUR DER FILME" (book presentation)
Johann Feindt
September 1994: "Wundbrand" (film screening, Potsdam Film Talk) / April 2005: "Weiße Raben" (film screening, Potsdam Film Talk)
Joachim Fest
March 2002: Albert Speer film series "Nichtschuldig?"
Tim Fischer
November 1996: concert on the occasion of Friedrich Hollaender‘s 100th birthday
Günther Fischer
September 1996: "DEFA 50" (film night) / April 2004: opening of the permanent exhibition / June 2004: event on the occasion of his birthday
Katja Flint
February 2000: visit to the permanent exhibition
Michel Friedmann
May 1997: "Revolution und Seele" (film night)
Cornelia Froboess
February 1991: visit to the exhibition "Zwischen Gestern und Morgen"
Benno Fürmann
May 2003: "Wolfsburg" (Potsdam Film Talk)
Wladimir Gall
October 2005: "Konrad Wolf: Deutschland und Europa" (retrospective, international symposium, exhibition)
Bruno Ganz
June 2002: reading and retrospective
Karl Gass
February 1996: "DEFA 50" (film nights) / February and March: film series and integration of collection / February 2007: "Neunzig mit links" event on the occasion of her 90th birthday
Joachim Gauck
May 1998: "Deutsch-Deutsch" (film night)
Götz George
December 1997: opening of the exhibition "Götz George Beruf: Schauspieler"
Erwin Geschonneck
May 1992: "Karbid und Sauerampfer" (film screening)
Peter Gläser
March 1996: "DEFA 50" (film night)
Lana Gogoberidse
December 1997: "Revolution und Seele" (film night)
Peter Gotthardt
August 2006: event on the occasion of her 65th birthday
Hans-Dieter Grabe
July 2001: Jürgen Böttcher (film series "Potsdamer Filmsommer")
Andy Gotts
November 2006: opening of the traveling exhibition "GOTTS’ Hollywood Icons" Degrees - Portrait Photographs by Andy Gotts
Roland Gräf
April 2004: opening of the permanent exhibition / October 2004: film talks accompanying the opening of the foyer exhibition "Subway Red Grooms" / March and April 1995: exhibition "Subway Red Grooms"
Egon Günther
September 1996: "DEFA 50" (film night) / April 2002 / April 2004: opening of the permanent exhibition / October 2004: "Film City Babelsberg" (film night) / May 2005: "Lotte in Weimar" (film screening accompanying the exhibition "Martin Hellberg" on the occasion of his 100th birthday
Gregor Gysi
May 1997: "Revolution und Seele" (film night)
Patricio Guzmán
September 2003: "Chilenische Geschichte in 30 Jahren Film" (film screening, foyer exhibition)
Michael Gwisdek
April 1995: "Abschied von Agnes" (film screening, film talk)
Eva-Maria Hagen
January 1996: "DEFA 50" (film night)
Nina Hagen
April 2002: "Nina Hagen=Punk+Gloria" (film screening)
Bent Hamer
April 2006: "Sources of Inspiration" (lecture and discussion)
Leander Haussmann
June 2000: "Sonnenallee" (film screening)
Christoph Hein
December 1996: "DEFA 50" (film night)
Bernd Heinemann
August 1997: "Deutsch-Deutsch" (film night)
Thomas Heise
Juni 1998: "Barluschke" (Potsdam Film Talk)
Rolf Henrich
May 1997: "Revolution und Seele" (film night)
Irm Hermann
June 1992: Rainer Werner Fassbinder retrospective / December 1996: "DEFA 50" (film night)
Stefan und Inge Heym
November 1996: "DEFA 50" (film night)
Alfred Hirschmeier
January 1996: "DEFA 50" (film night)
Jutta Hoffmann
October 2004: "Film City Babelsberg" (film night)
Marianne Hoppe
May 1997: reading (book release "Asta Nielsen: Briefe")
Rolf Hoppe
March and June 2003: opening of the exhibition "István Szabó"
Nina Hoss
May 2003: "Wolfsburg" (film screening, Potsdam Film Talk)
Krystyna Janda
May 1999: talk accompanying film series "Frauenbilder im polnischen Spielfilm"
Günther Jauch
August 1997: "Deutsch-Deutsch" (film night)
Winfried Junge
August 2006: "The Story of the Children of Golzow" The world’s oldest long-term documentary - a DEFA project (panel discussion accompanying the film project)
Peter Kahane
December 1996: "DEFA 50" (film night) / January 1999: "Bis zum Horizont und weiter" (film screening, Potsdam Film Talk)
Hellmuth Karasek
May 2005: "Speer und Er" (book release and panel discussion accompanying the film series)
Mika Kaurismäki
March 2001: retrospective
Nicolai Kinski
May 2002: opening of the exhibition "ICH, Kinski"
Andreas Kleinert
November 1995: "Neben der Zeit" (film screening, Potsdam Film Talk)
Elem Klimow
November 1996: "Revolution und Seele" (film night)
Michael Klier
September 2004: "Film City Babelsberg" (film night)
The Kling Family
September 2006:
"Long Night of Museums and Galleries in the Historical City Centre" (film night)
Hildegard Knef
January 1991: panel discussion / December 1996: opening of the exhibition "Hildegard Knef: Lebensbilder "
Volker Koepp
January 2000: "Herr Zwilling und Frau Zuckermann" (film screening, Potsdam Film Talk) / November 2005: "Pommerland" (film screening, Potsdam Film Talk)
Wolfgang Kohlhaase
March 2001: "McCabe Mrs. Miller" (film screening) / April 2004: opening of the permanent exhibition / August 2004: "Film City Babelsberg" (film night) / October 2005: "Konrad Wolf: Deutschland und Europa" (retrospective, international symposium, exhibition)
Emir Kusturica
November 1999: concert "NO SMOKING BAND"
Dieter Kosslik
January 2007: "Myrna Maakaron: My Lebanon" (Opening of the Lebanese Film Days)
Erich Langjahr
March 2006: film series "Fokus Schweizer Dokumentarfilm" (film series and talk)
Denis Lavant
April 2003: film talk accompanying retrospective
Wolfgang Leonhard
May 1997: "Revolution und Seele" (film night)
Hans-Eberhard Leupold
May 2006: "The Story of the Children of Golzow" The world’s oldest long-term documentary - a DEFA project (panel discussion accompanying the film project)
Ken Loach
September 2005: film talk accompanying retrospective
Rolf Losansky
February 2006: "Moritz in der Litfaßsäule" (film event on the occasion of his 75th birthday)
Malte Ludin
October 2006: "Thinking about Wolfgang Staudte" (panel discussion accompanying the film series)
Myrna Maakaron
January 2007: "Myrna Maakaron: My Lebanon" (Lebanese Film Days)
Kurt Maetzig
January 1996: "DEFA 50" (film night) / April 2004: opening of the permanent exhibition / November 2004: "Film City Babelsberg" (film night)
Charlotte von Mahlsdorf
October 1994: "Ich bin meine eigene Frau" (film screening)
Royston Maldoom
November 2005: film evening
Marie-Luise Marjan
November 2002: event accompanying the exhibition "DAILY SOAP: Der Weg zum Glück. Eine Kulturgeschichte der Seifenoper"
Peter Märthesheimer
June 1992: Rainer Werner Fassbinder retrospective
Gordian Maugg
May 1996: "Die Kaukasische Nacht" (film screening, Potsdam Film Talk)
Reinhold Messner
March 2002: event accompanying the exhibition "100 Jahre Bergfilm. Dramen Tricks und Abenteuer"
Steffen Mensching
December 1996: "DEFA 50" (film night)
Gerhard Midding
November 2006: Opening of the retrospective on Jean-Claude Carrière and Volker Schlöndorff
Elfi Mikesch
May 1997: "Verrückt bleiben, verliebt bleiben" (film evening, Potsdam Film Talk)
Brigitte Mira
June 1992: Rainer Werner Fassbinder retrospective / June 2002: "Mutter Küsters Fahrt zum Himmel" (film screening)
Helke Misselwitz
May 1995: "Träume" (film screening, Potsdam Film Talk) / November 1996: "Engelchen" (film screening, Potsdam Film Talk)
Gojko Mitic
March 2003: "The Antman" (film screening)
Armin Mueller-Stahl
January 2001: opening of the exhibition "Armin Mueller-Stahl: Skizzen, Porträts, Begegnungen"
Gitta Nickel
June 2006: Event on the occasion of her 70th birthday

Michael Nyman
January / Februar 2000: Festival of Film Score in Berlin and Potsdam
Marcel Ophüls
October 1998: films, reading, talk
Ulrike Ottinger
October 1995: films and talk
Kari Peljakka
April 2006: film talk on "For the Living and the Dead"
AR Penck
October 1996: "DEFA 50" (film night)
Wolfgang Petersen
February 1999: visit to the exhibition "Leni Riefenstahl"
Christian Petzold
May 2003: "Wolfsburg" (film screening, Potsdam Film Talk)
Thomas Plenert
December 1996: "DEFA 50" (film night)
Klaus Poche
November 1996: "DEFA 50" (film night)
Rosa von Praunheim
December 2002: "Kühe vom Nebel geschwängert" (film screening, Potsdam Film Talk)
Max Raabe
January 1995: concert, Festival of German Comedy
Carl Raddatz
March 2002: film screening accompanying the foyer exhibition "Carl Raddatz"
Käthe Reichel
February 1997: Rainer Simon film evening (Potsdam Film Talk)
Günther Reisch
April 2004: opening of the permanent exhibition / November 2004: "Film City Babelsberg" / October 2006: "SPUR DER FILME" (book presentation)
Edgar Reitz
January 1995: reopening of the cinema with the film series "Zweite Heimat"
Leni Riefenstahl
February 1999: visit to the exhibition "Leni Riefenstahl"
Katja Riemann
November 2004: "Desire" (film talk accompanying the Hans Otto Theater Premiere "Herz schlägt Tod")
Oskar Roehler
October 2000: "Die Unberührbare" (film screening) / January 2004: "Der Alte Affe Angst" (film evening)
Gerhard Rosenfeld
March 1996: "DEFA 50" (film night)
Marianne Sägebrecht
November 1997: talk accompanying the film series
Dirk Sager
May 1997: "Revolution und Seele" (film night)
Helke Sander
September 2002: "Der subjektive Faktor" (film screening) / June 2005: "Mutterseelenallein" (film screening, Potsdam Film Talk)
Katrin Sass
September 2004: "Film City Babelsberg" (film night) / Juni 2005: "Mutterseelenallein" (Potsdam Film Talk) / April 2006: "Fahrt ins Blaue" - A German-German Hit Night (concert on the occasion of Filmmuseum Potsdam's 25th anniversary)
Karl-Ernst Sasse
April 2004: opening of the permanent exhibition
Carlos Saura
November 2003: talk accompanying the film series
Evelyn Schmidt
October 2006: "SPUR DER FILME" (book presentation)
Hans-Christian Schmidt
May 2006: "LOLA Festival 2006"
Peter Schamoni
March 2001: "Majestät brauchen Sonne" (film screening, Potsdam Film Talk)
Volker Schlöndorff
December 1996: "Der Unhold" (film screening, Potsdam Film Talk) / March 2000: "Die Stille nach dem Schuss" (film screening, Potsdam Film Talk) / October 2002: film evening "Deutschland im Herbst" / August 2004: "Film City Babelsberg" (film night) / December 2006: panel discussion accompanying the retrospective on Jean-Claude Carrière and Volker Schlöndorff / January 2007: "Myrna Maakaron: My Lebanon" (Opening of the Lebanese Film Days)
Rick Schmidlin
February 2007: opening of the exhibition "This Monster Stroheim!" Director and actor Erich von Strohheim
Dr. Friedrich Schorlemmer
January 2002: talks accompanying film series "Die Trauer des Afghanen" / November 2005: discussion "Soviel Staat war nie: Krise und Zukunft"
Angelika Schrobsdorff
June 2006: "Töchter, Talmud, Tore!" - 12th Jewish Film Festival in Berlin and Potsdam
Friedrich Schoenfelder
March 2005: reading accompanying the opening of the exhibition "Verehrt, Verfolgt, Vergessen"
Christine Schorn
April 2005: "Die Beunruhigung" (film talk accompanying the HOT production "Der Besuch der alten Dame")
Maria Schrader
January 1995: "Burning Life" (film screening, Potsdam Film Talk) / April 2004: opening of the permanent exhibition
Richard Schröder
May 1998: "Deutsch-Deutsch" (film night)
Gunter Schoß
February 2007: "In Remembrance of the Holocaust - Die Bilder des Zeugen Schattmann" (panel discussion accompanying the film series)
Günter Schubert
February 2003: event accompanying the exhibition "DAILY SOAP: Der Weg zum Glück. Eine Kulturgeschichte der Seifenoper"
Jaecki Schwarz
September 1996: "DEFA 50" (film night) / April 2004: opening of the permanent exhibition
Georg Seeßlen
September 1995: film evening on Leni Riefenstahl / October 1996: "Das Schweigen" (film screening and reading)
Paul Seiler
December 2001: film evening accompanying the foyer exhibition "Zarah Leander"
Peter Sempel
April 2002: "Nina Hagen=Punk+Gloria" (film evening with Nina Hagen)
Rainer Simon
September 1994: opening of the exhibition "Indianische Malerei aus Ecuador" / February 1997: "Gewöhnliche Leute" (film screening, film talk) / February 2006: event on the occasion of his 65th birthday
Heide Simonis
October 1997: "Revolution und Seele" (film night)
Aleksander Sokurow
November 2003: "Russian Ark" (film evening, Potsdam Film Talk)
Volker Spengler
June 1992: Rainer Werner Fassbinder retrospective
Jean-Marie Straub
April 1991: Talks accompanying the film series
Frank Stern (Institute for Contemporary Studies, University of Vienna)
February 2007: "In Remembrance of the Holocaust - Die Bilder des Zeugen Schattmann" (panel discussion accompanying the film series)
Ernst Jörg von Studnitz
June 1997: "Revolution und Seele" (film night)
Hans Jürgen Syberberg
September 1998: film evening on the occassion of Romy Schneider‘s 60th birthday / June 1999: talks accompanying the film series
Istvan Szabo
March 2003: opening of the exhibition "István Szabó"
Marina Tarkowskaja
October 2003: Andrej Tarkowskij retrospective
Anna Thalbach
January 1995: "Burning Life" (film screening, Potsdam Film Talk)
Katharina Thalbach
January 2005: "Domino" (talk accompanying the Hans Otto Theater Premiere "Frau Jenny Treibel")
Hilmar Thate
April 2001: event accompanying the anniversary of the film museum / April 2004: opening of the permanent exhibition
Annelie Thorndike
May 2002: film screening accompanying the foyer exhibition "Thorndike"
Peter Timm
September 1998: "Deutsch-Deutsch" (film night)
Elisabeth Trissenaar
June 1992: Rainer Werner Fassbinder retrospective
Rita Tushingham
October 1997: opening of the exhibition "Blaue Augen Blauer Fleck - Kino im Wandel von der Diva zum Girlie" and retrospective
Nadja Uhl
May 2006: "LOLA Festival 2006"
Gisela Uhlen
December 2005: reading and film evening
Andres Veiel
March 1997: "Die Überlebenden" / November 2001: "Black Box BRD" (film screening, Potsdam Film Talk) / October 2002: "Deutschland im Herbst" (film screening) / May 2004: "Die Spielwütigen" (film screening, Potsdam Film Talk) / October 2005: "Konrad Wolf: Deutschland und Europa" (retrospective, international syposium and exhibition)
Joseph Vilsmaier
September 2000: "Marlene" (film screening)
Jürgen Vogel
January 2006: film series
Peter Voigt
December 1993: "Dämmerung. Ostberliner Boheme der fünfziger Jahre" (film screening, Potsdam Film Talk)
Jutta Wachowiak
October 2004: "Film City Babelsberg" (film night)
Andrzej Wajda
February 2000: film night
Lothar Warneke
April 2004: opening of the permanent exhibition
Konstantin Wecker
June 1998: film screening and reading
Kurt Weiler
September 2006: Event on the occasion of his 85th birthday
Wolfram Weimer
May 2005: "60 Jahre Kriegsende. Nachdenken über Deutschland" (film evening)
Richard von Weizsäcker
December 2004: film evening accompanying entrance hall exhibition "Ilse Werner" (integration of her collection)
Wim Wenders
January 1995: Festival of German Comedy / December 2005: presentation of film and book "DON`T COME KNOCKING"
Hans-Eckart Wenze
December 1996: "DEFA 50" (film night)
Ilse Werner
December 2004: film screening accompanying the foyer exhibition "Ilse Werner" (integration of collection)
Michael Winterbottom
February 2004: talk accompanying film series
Markus Wolf
October 2003: Friedrich Wolf Cultural Days / October 2005: "Konrad Wolf: Deutschland und Europa" (retrospective, international symposium and exhibition)
Sönke Wortmann
January 1995: Festival of German Comedy
Krzysztof Zanussi
January 2000: film night accompanying the film series

Simone von Zglinicki
March 1996: "DEFA 50" (film night)

Mario Adorf im Filmmuseum Juni 1992: Rainer-Werner-Fassbinder-Werkschau