Filmfest
#FFHH17
5.10. - 14.10.2017
Hamburg

Programme 2017

06.10. | CinemaxX 8

The Summit

Guests
Argentina, Spain, France 2017 | 114 Min. | OV with english st
Director: Santiago Mitre
rated for 0 + years
The ruling heads of Latin America come together at a 3000m-high summit meeting to discuss the founding of a new oil alliance. The Argentine Hernán …
06.10. | Metropolis

Citizen Jane: Battle for the City

Guests
USA 2016 | 92 Min. | OV
Director: Matt Tyrnauer
rated for 0 + years
DOCUMENTARY In den 1950s, city planner Robert Moses had big plans for New York: run-down quarters would be flattened and replaced with …
06.10. | Abaton Klein

Corporate

Guests
France 2017 | 95 Min. | OV with english st
Director: Nicolas Silhol
rated for 0 + years
Emilie is an HR manager and the soulless, smiling embodiment of neo-liberal profit maximisation ideology. She gets rid of "unviable" employees by …
06.10. | Abaton Gross

The Wait

Guests
Denmark 2016 | 61 Min. | OV with english st
Director: Emil Langballe, Andrea Storm Henriksen
rated for 0 + years
DOCUMENTARY She lives in a small town, talks with her girlfriends about boys they fancy and plays football in the local club. Rokhsar would be living …
06.10. | Abaton Gross

Life Guidance

Guests
Austria 2017 | 101 Min. | OV with english st
Director: Ruth Mader
rated for 0 + years
Europe in the not too distant future: capitalism has perfected itself and developed an enthusiastic class of achievers to keep it going. They live …
06.10. | Abaton Klein

Us and Them

Guests
United Kingdom 2017 | 83 Min. | OV
Director: Joe Martin
rated for 0 + years
Philippa's parents are shocked. This coarse prole brought home by their daughter is her fiancé? It soon becomes clear that Danny isn't just some …
07.10. | Abaton Klein

The Wait

Guests
Denmark 2016 | 61 Min. | OV with english st
Director: Emil Langballe, Andrea Storm Henriksen
rated for 0 + years
DOCUMENTARY She lives in a small town, talks with her girlfriends about boys they fancy and plays football in the local club. Rokhsar would be living …
07.10. | Abaton Gross

What Will People Say

Guests
Norway, Germany, Sweden 2017 | 106 Min. | OV with german s.t.
Director: Iram Haq
rated for 0 + years
16-year old Nisha leads a double life in Oslo. For her strict Pakistani parents, she is the perfect daughter. Then, when she goes out with her …
07.10. | Cinemaxx 2

Tuktuq

Guests
Canada 2016 | 94 Min. | OV with english st
Director: Robin Aubert
rated for 0 + years
A cameraman wangles himself a lucrative assignment: documenting the lives of the Inuit communities in Nunavik province for the Canadian government. …
07.10. | Abaton Klein

Life Guidance

Guests
Austria 2017 | 101 Min. | OV with english st
Director: Ruth Mader
rated for 0 + years
Europe in the not too distant future: capitalism has perfected itself and developed an enthusiastic class of achievers to keep it going. They live …
07.10. | Cinemaxx 2

The Summit

Guests
Argentina, Spain, France 2017 | 114 Min. | OV with english st
Director: Santiago Mitre
rated for 0 + years
The ruling heads of Latin America come together at a 3000m-high summit meeting to discuss the founding of a new oil alliance. The Argentine Hernán …
08.10. | Metropolis

Pre-Crime

Guests
Germany 2017 | 87 Min. | OV with german s.t.
Director: Monika Hielscher, Matthias Heeder
rated for 0 + years
DOCUMENTARY When science fiction becomes reality: the expression "pre-crime" was coined by US author Philip K. Dick and describes the fulfillment of …
08.10. | Metropolis

The Summit - Performing G20

Guests
Germany 2017 | 77 Min. | OV
Director: Rasmus Gerlach
rated for 0 + years
DOCUMENTARY The lasting memories of the G20 summit in Hamburg are above all the pictures of destruction and escalating violence, which largely …
08.10. | CinemaxX 3

Under the family tree

Guests
Germany, Poland 2017 | 92 Min. | OV with german s.t.
Director: Constanze Knoche
rated for 0 + years
Because of trouble at school, 16-year old Isabell's single mum persuades her to take part in a self-knowledge seminar in the Sudeten Mountains. What …
08.10. | Passage 1

Tehran Taboo

Guests
Germany, Austria 2016 | 93 Min. | OV with german s.t.
Director: Ali Soozandeh
rated for 0 + years
ANIMATION In the schizophrenic world of Teheran, the paths of three self-confident women and one male musician cross. In the city, sex, corruption, …
08.10. | CinemaxX 8

The Invisibles

Guests
Germany 2017 | 110 Min. | OV
Director: Claus Räfle
rated for 0 + years
Berlin, 1943. The Nazi regime has declared the capital of the Reich officially "Jew-free". But a few Jews have managed to slip through the net. Cioma …
08.10. | CinemaxX 3

Tatort: Die dunkle Zeit

Guests
Germany 2017 | 90 Min. | OV
Director: Niki Stein
rated for 0 + years
Because Nina Schramm (Anja Kling), chairwoman of a populist party, is receiving an increasing number of death threats, Inspector Falke (Wotan Wilke …
08.10. | Cinemaxx 2

Beach Rats

Guests
USA 2017 | 95 Min. | OV with german s.t.
Director: Eliza Hittman
rated for 0 + years
Summer in Coney Island. Teenager Frankie is a drifter: during the day, he hangs with his friends on the beach, smoking weed. But neither his macho …
08.10. | Passage 1

Mathilde

Guests
Russia 2017 | 110 Min. | OV with german s.t.
Director: Alexey Uchitel
rated for 0 + years
Nikolaus (Lars Eidinger) is heir to the Russian throne, Mathilde (Michalina Olszanska) a world-famous ballerina. The two have a fleeting affair which …
08.10. | CinemaxX 3

Meine fremde Freundin

Guests
Germany 2017 | 90 Min. | OV
Director: Stefan Krohmer
rated for 0 + years
Judith Lorenz (Ursula Strauss), a new employee at the Health Authority, is brutally raped in a filing room by her colleague Lehmann (Hannes Jaenicke) …
09.10. | CinemaxX 3

The Invisibles

Guests
Germany 2017 | 110 Min. | OV
Director: Claus Räfle
rated for 0 + years
Berlin, 1943. The Nazi regime has declared the capital of the Reich officially "Jew-free". But a few Jews have managed to slip through the net. Cioma …
09.10. | Cinemaxx 2

Tuktuq

Guests
Canada 2016 | 94 Min. | OV with english st
Director: Robin Aubert
rated for 0 + years
A cameraman wangles himself a lucrative assignment: documenting the lives of the Inuit communities in Nunavik province for the Canadian government. …
09.10. | Metropolis

Taste of Cement

Guests
Germany, Lebanon, Syria, United Arab Emirates, Qatar 2017 | 85 Min. | OV with english st
Director: Ziad Kalthoum
rated for 0 + years
DOCUMENTARY More than one million people have fled the war in Syria to Lebanon. Many of them work on building sites constructing skyscrapers in …
09.10. | Studio

Paris is a moveable feast - a film in 18 waves

Guests
France 2017 | 95 Min. | OV with english st
Director: Sylvain George
rated for 0 + years
DOCUMENTARY After the terror attacks on Paris in November 2015, a state of emergency was declared and the right of assembly strictly limited. …
09.10. | Metropolis

I am Gentrifications: Confessions of a Scoundrel

Guests
Switzerland 2017 | 96 Min. | OV with english st
Director: Thomas Haemmerli
rated for 0 + years
DOCUMENTARY Thomas Haemmerli is Swiss and the son of a lawyer has had a chequered career: the army, squatter, student of law and philosophy, yuppie, …
09.10. | Passage 1

BPM (Beats Per Minute)

Guests
France 2017 | 144 Min. | OV with german s.t.
Director: Robin Campillo
rated for 0 + years
Paris in the early 1990s. For the last 10 years, AIDS has been raging in France, but the government isn't bothered about sex education and the …
09.10. | CinemaxX 3

Dengler - Protective Hands

Guests
Germany 2017 | 89 Min. | OV
Director: Lars Kraume
rated for 0 + years
The assignment came in an anonymous phone call: ex-special investigator and  private detective Georg Dengler (Ronald Zehrfeld) is tasked with …
10.10. | Cinemaxx 2

Makala

Guests
France 2017 | 96 Min. | OV with english st
Director: Emmanuel Gras
rated for 0 + years
DOCUMENTARY In Kolwezi, a town in Southern Congo, a young man works as a charcoal burner, making charcoal to sell in the town. The roads he has to …
10.10. | Studio

Once There Was Brazilia

Guests
Brazil, Portugal 2017 | 98 Min. | OV with english st
Director: Adirley Queirós
rated for 0 + years
In 1959, intergalactic agent WA4 was given a dangerous mission: to travel to Planet Earth and assassinate Brazil's President Juscelino Kubitschek …
10.10. | Cinemaxx 2

Corporate

Guests
France 2017 | 95 Min. | OV with english st
Director: Nicolas Silhol
rated for 0 + years
Emilie is an HR manager and the soulless, smiling embodiment of neo-liberal profit maximisation ideology. She gets rid of "unviable" employees by …
10.10. | Metropolis

Birds Are Singing in Kigali

Guests
Poland 2017 | 113 Min. | OV with german s.t.
Director: Joanna Kos-Krauze, Krzysztof Krauze
rated for 0 + years
Ruanda, 1994. The Polish ornithologist Anna is on a field trip when the genocide of the Tutsis at the hands of the Hutus breaks out. Anna manages to …
10.10. | CinemaxX 3

Tian - The mystery of St. Pauli

Guests
Germany 2017 | 92 Min. | OV
Director: Damian Schipporeit
rated for 0 + years
When engineer Michael Winter (Stephan Kampwirth) loses his job, he, his wife Friederike (Katharina Schüttler) and their 8-year old daughter Selma …
10.10. | Passage 1

Human Flow

Guests
Germany 2017 | 140 Min. | OV with english st
Director: Ai Weiwei
rated for 0 + years
DOCUMENTARY For the last two years, Ai Wei Wei has lived outside China as an involuntary emigré.  The people that he met on a year-long …
11.10. | CinemaxX 8

Taste of Cement

Guests
Germany, Lebanon, Syria, United Arab Emirates, Qatar 2017 | 85 Min. | OV with english st
Director: Ziad Kalthoum
rated for 0 + years
DOCUMENTARY More than one million people have fled the war in Syria to Lebanon. Many of them work on building sites constructing skyscrapers in …
11.10. | CinemaxX 3

Tehran Taboo

Guests
Germany, Austria 2016 | 93 Min. | OV with german s.t.
Director: Ali Soozandeh
rated for 0 + years
ANIMATION In the schizophrenic world of Teheran, the paths of three self-confident women and one male musician cross. In the city, sex, corruption, …
11.10. | Cinemaxx 2

I am Gentrifications: Confessions of a Scoundrel

Guests
Switzerland 2017 | 96 Min. | OV with english st
Director: Thomas Haemmerli
rated for 0 + years
DOCUMENTARY Thomas Haemmerli is Swiss and the son of a lawyer has had a chequered career: the army, squatter, student of law and philosophy, yuppie, …
11.10. | CinemaxX 3

A Man of Integrity

Guests
Iran 2017 | 117 Min. | OV with german s.t.
Director: Mohammad Rasoulof
rated for 0 + years
Reza has escaped the moral swamp of the city and leads a modest life with his family as a fish farmer in a village in Northern Iran. But the …
11.10. | Studio

Kabullywood

Guests
France, Afghanistan 2016 | 84 Min. | OV with english st
Director: Louis Meunier
rated for 0 + years
In the 1970s, the Aryub cinema was the most elegant in Kabul. It was a time of peace and joy that was swept away by civil war and tyranny. It is only …
12.10. | CinemaxX 8

Mathilde

Guests
Russia 2017 | 110 Min. | OV with german s.t.
Director: Alexey Uchitel
rated for 0 + years
Nikolaus (Lars Eidinger) is heir to the Russian throne, Mathilde (Michalina Olszanska) a world-famous ballerina. The two have a fleeting affair which …
12.10. | CinemaxX 3

A Man of Integrity

Guests
Iran 2017 | 117 Min. | OV with german s.t.
Director: Mohammad Rasoulof
rated for 0 + years
Reza has escaped the moral swamp of the city and leads a modest life with his family as a fish farmer in a village in Northern Iran. But the …
12.10. | Metropolis

Napalm

Guests
France 2017 | 100 Min. | OV with english st
Director: Claude Lanzmann
rated for 0 + years
DOCUMENTARY In 1958, a young French socialist is a member of the first official Western delegation ever to visit North Korea. He gets to know a …
12.10. | Abaton Klein

Birds Are Singing in Kigali

Guests
Poland 2017 | 113 Min. | OV with german s.t.
Director: Joanna Kos-Krauze, Krzysztof Krauze
rated for 0 + years
Ruanda, 1994. The Polish ornithologist Anna is on a field trip when the genocide of the Tutsis at the hands of the Hutus breaks out. Anna manages to …
12.10. | Metropolis

Makala

Guests
France 2017 | 96 Min. | OV with english st
Director: Emmanuel Gras
rated for 0 + years
DOCUMENTARY In Kolwezi, a town in Southern Congo, a young man works as a charcoal burner, making charcoal to sell in the town. The roads he has to …
12.10. | CinemaxX 3

Us and Them

Guests
United Kingdom 2017 | 83 Min. | OV
Director: Joe Martin
rated for 0 + years
Philippa's parents are shocked. This coarse prole brought home by their daughter is her fiancé? It soon becomes clear that Danny isn't just some …
13.10. | Metropolis

Demons in Paradise

Guests
France, Sri Lanka 2017 | 94 Min. | OV with english st
Director: Jude Ratnam
rated for 0 + years
DOCUMENTARY Sri Lanka, 1983: at the age of five, Jude Ratnam fled the massacre of the Tamil minority by the Sinhalese majority. 30 years later, he …
13.10. | Abaton Klein

Kabullywood

Guests
France, Afghanistan 2016 | 84 Min. | OV with english st
Director: Louis Meunier
rated for 0 + years
In the 1970s, the Aryub cinema was the most elegant in Kabul. It was a time of peace and joy that was swept away by civil war and tyranny. It is only …
13.10. | CinemaxX 1

Submergence

Guests
France, Germany, Spain 2017 | 112 Min. | OV with german s.t.
Director: Wim Wenders
rated for 0 + years
James (James McAvoy) and Danny (Alicia Vikanthe) meet by chance in a remote hotel in Normandy where both are preparing for dangerous undertakings: he …
13.10. | Metropolis

Promised Land

Guests
USA, Germany 2017 | 117 Min. | OV
Director: Eugene Jarecki
rated for 0 + years
DOCUMENTARY Across the USA in Elvis' Rolls Royce. Contemporaries of the King climb aboard, fans, celebrities like Ethan Hawke, Ashton Kutcher and …
13.10. | CinemaxX 8

Submergence

Guests
France, Germany, Spain 2017 | 112 Min. | OV with german s.t.
Director: Wim Wenders
rated for 0 + years
James (James McAvoy) and Danny (Alicia Vikanthe) meet by chance in a remote hotel in Normandy where both are preparing for dangerous undertakings: he …
14.10. | Abaton Klein

Demons in Paradise

Guests
France, Sri Lanka 2017 | 94 Min. | OV with english st
Director: Jude Ratnam
rated for 0 + years
DOCUMENTARY Sri Lanka, 1983: at the age of five, Jude Ratnam fled the massacre of the Tamil minority by the Sinhalese majority. 30 years later, he …
14.10. | Studio

Human Flow

Guests
Germany 2017 | 140 Min. | OV with english st
Director: Ai Weiwei
rated for 0 + years
DOCUMENTARY For the last two years, Ai Wei Wei has lived outside China as an involuntary emigré.  The people that he met on a year-long …
14.10. | Metropolis

What Will People Say

Guests
Norway, Germany, Sweden 2017 | 106 Min. | OV with german s.t.
Director: Iram Haq
rated for 0 + years
16-year old Nisha leads a double life in Oslo. For her strict Pakistani parents, she is the perfect daughter. Then, when she goes out with her …
14.10. | CinemaxX 1

The Square

Guests
Sweden, Germany, Denmark, France 2017 | 142 Min. | OV with german s.t.
Director: Ruben Östlund
rated for 0 + years
Christian is a well-known art curator, who drives an electric car and despite being separated from his wife dedicatedly looks after their two …