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FF 2017 | Canada 2016 | 106 Min. | OF, OV with german s.t.
Director: Yan England
rated for 0 + years
Recommended from age 14Tim is a gifted runner and a motivated pupil. But his classmates have little time for him. In particular, Jeff, who is …

24 Frames

FF 2017 | Iran, France 2017 | 114 Min. |
Director: Abbas Kiarostami
rated for 0 + years
HYBRID Every second of a film consists of 24 frames. This is the theme of Abbas Kiarostami's last film which is made up of famous paintings and …

Ali, the Goat and Ibrahim

FF 2017 | Egypt, France 2016 | 90 Min. | OV with english st
Director: Sherif El Bendari
rated for 0 + years
Ali is convinced that his dead girlfriend has been reincarnated as a goat. Ali's mother, on the other hand, thinks he son isn't right in the head and …

L' Amant Double

FF 2017 | France, Belgium 2017 | 107 Min. | OV with german s.t.
Director: François Ozon
rated for 0 + years
Chloé (Marine Vacth) suffers from mysterious stomach pains. When all the medical examinations come to nothing, she seeks the advice of psychologist …

Angels Wear White

FF 2017 | China, France 2017 | 107 Min. | OV with english st
Director: Vivian Qu
rated for 0 + years
A small coastal town in China has half-hearted ambitions to make more of its touristic potential. In one of the many, more or less interchangeable …

Angst - Der Feind in meinem Haus

FF 2017 | Germany 2016 | 89 Min. | OV
Director: Thomas Berger
rated for 0 + years
Randolph Tiefenthaler (Heino Ferch) and his wife Rebecca (Anja Kling) have bought a beautiful 1920s house and move in with their children. The only …

António Um Dois Três

FF 2017 | Brazil, Portugal 2017 | 95 Min. | OV with english st
Director: Leonardo Mouramateus
rated for 0 + years
When António is thrown out of the family flat by his father, he seeks refuge at his ex-girlfriend's, where he meets a mysterious Brazilian called …

Araby

FF 2017 | Brazil 2017 | 96 Min. | OV with english st
Director: Affonso Uchôa, João Dumans
rated for 0 + years
Andre lives near an aluminium plant in an industrial area of the Brazilian city of Ouro Preto. When Cristiano, one of the workers, has an accident, …

Arrhythmia

FF 2017 | Russia, Finland, Germany 2017 | 116 Min. | OV with german s.t.
Director: Boris Khlebnikov
rated for 0 + years
Oleg is approaching 30 and as a doctor spends his working life saving lives. He takes far less care of his own life, often drinking too much after …

Azmaish - a journey through the subcontinent

FF 2017 | Pakistan 2017 | 85 Min. | OV with english st
Director: Sabiha Sumar
rated for 0 + years
DOCUMENTARY India and Pakistan were created in 1947 in a complex context of ideological demarcation and age-old common roots. 70 years later, …

BPM (Beats Per Minute)

FF 2017 | 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 …

Babylon Berlin

FF 2017 | Germany 2017 | 90 Min. | OV
Director: Tom Tykwer, Henk Handloegten, Achim von Borries
rated for 0 + years
Babylon Berlin is based on the series of best-selling books by Volker Kutscher which began with Der nasse Fisch and follow the investigations of …

Ballad from Tibet

FF 2017 | China 2017 | 100 Min. | OV with English ST and German voice over
Director: Zhang Wei
rated for 0 + years
Recommended from age 10An odyssey based on true events: Thupten, Droma und Kalsang, three children from a Tibetan village, set out with their older …

Balloons

FF 2017 | Argentina 2016 | 65 Min. | OV with english st
Director: Mariano González
rated for 0 + years
After two years in prison, Cesar now works in a small balloon factory in a suburb of Buenos Aires. His everyday life is characterized by the tedium …

Barbara

FF 2017 | France 2017 | 97 Min. | OV with english st
Director: Mathieu Amalric
rated for 0 + years
Actress Brigitte (Jeanne Balibar) has been cast to play the lead in a biopic of the French chanson legend Barbara. She's prepared exhaustively for …

Baronesa

FF 2017 | Brazil 2017 | 75 Min. | OV with english st
Director: Juliana Antunes
rated for 0 + years
DOCUMENTARY The favelas on the outskirts of the Brazilian metropolis Belo Horizonte have women's names. Leidiane and Andreia are friends and live in …

Battle of the Sexes

FF 2017 | USA 2017 | 122 Min. | OV with german s.t.
Director: Jonathan Dayton, Valerie Faris
rated for 0 + years
Houston, 1973. The exhibition match between the best female tennis player in the world, Billie Jean King (Emma Stone) and ex-tennis champion Bobby …

Beach Rats

FF 2017 | 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 …

Bella Block – Am Abgrund

FF 2017 | Germany 2017 | 96 Min. | OV
Director: Rainer Kaufmann
rated for 0 + years
Shortly before retiring, prosecutor Mehlhorn (Hansjürgen Hürrig) invites Bella Block to dinner in order to ask her help in a tricky case. But …

Bella Block – Stille Wasser

FF 2017 | Germany 2017 | 90 Min. | OV
Director: Jo Baier
rated for 0 + years
Bella Block, one of Germany's longest-serving female TV detectives, takes her leave with two episodes. When her car breaks down in a small Eastern …

Birds Are Singing in Kigali

FF 2017 | 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 …

Eine Braut kommt selten allein

FF 2017 | Germany 2017 | 89 Min. | OV
Director: Buket Alakus
rated for 0 + years
One day, Johnny, a failed club owner (Sido), finds a young Roma woman called Sophia on his doorstep. She claims to have come straight from Belgrade, …

The Cakemaker

FF 2017 | Israel, Germany 2016 | 104 Min. | OV with german s.t.
Director: Ofir Raul Graizer
rated for 0 + years
Thomas, a confectioner from Berlin, is having an affair with Oren, a married Israeli. Their relationship ends abruptly when Oren has a fatal accident …

Citizen Jane: Battle for the City

FF 2017 | 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 …

Cocote

FF 2017 | Argentina, Dominican Republic, Germany, Qatar 2017 | 106 Min. | OV with english st
Director: Nelson Carlo de los Santos Arias
rated for 0 + years
After his father is killed by an influential man, the Evangelical gardener Alberto returns to his home city for the first time in years to attend the …

Compelling Satan

FF 2017 | Germany 2017 | 105 Min. | OV
Director: Arina Alexandrowa, Maksim Artemev, Robert Bramkamp, Ruben Christiansen, Sarah Drath, Elena Friedrich, Pachet Fulmen, David Huss, Melina Kamou, Hana Kim, Thomas Köhling, Serafima Orlova, Ben Paetzold, Paul Thalacker, Lukas Vögler, Maria Vogt
rated for 0 + years
Documentary/Hybrid A long march through the wasteland of the retro-realistic canyon: the protagonists make their way to the actor, critic and former …

Corporate

FF 2017 | 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 …

Crash Test Aglaé

FF 2017 | France 2017 | 85 Min. | OV with english st
Director: Éric Gravel
rated for 0 + years
Aglaé has two outstanding characteristics: she is incredibly stubborn – and loves her job in the crash test department of a car factory. When the …

Cruelty

FF 2017 | Iceland 2016 | 105 Min. | OV with english st
Director: Anton Sigurðsson
rated for 0 + years
The peace and quiet of Reykjavik are shaken when two sisters aged 7 and 10 are found brutally murdered. Against her will, Inspector Edda …

Demons in Paradise

FF 2017 | 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 …

Dengler - Protective Hands

FF 2017 | 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 …

Directions

FF 2017 | Bulgaria, Germany, Macedonia 2017 | 103 Min. | OV with english st
Director: Stephan Komandarev
rated for 0 + years
»God abandoned this country a long time ago«: Bulgaria, a broken society, consumed with greed, violence and social division. A handful of taxi …

The Dissidents

FF 2017 | Estonia, Finland, Latvia 2017 | 92 Min. | OV with english st
Director: Jaak Kilmi
rated for 0 + years
The 1980s: Europe is cut in half by the Iron Curtain. Three young Estonians manage to flee the Soviet Union to Sweden. For them, it's like entering …

Do you sometimes feel burned out and empty?

FF 2017 | Germany, Netherlands 2017 | 94 Min. | OV with english st
Director: Lola Randl
rated for 0 + years
One morning, relationship therapist Luisa (Lina Beckmann) wakes up to find that she has become two: overnight, she has turned into the old Luisa and …

Dog

FF 2017 | France, Belgium 2017 | 87 Min. | OV with English and German ST
Director: Samuel Benchetrit
rated for 0 + years
Jacques Blanchot has lost everything: his wife, his flat, his job. Not all that surprising, as no-one wants very much to do with this "man without …

Drift

FF 2017 | Germany 2017 | 97 Min. | OV with english st
Director: Helena Wittmann
rated for 0 + years
Two women spend the weekend on the North Sea. They go for walks on the beach, enjoy local delicacies like freshly made fish rolls and check their …

Es war einmal Indianerland

FF 2017 | Germany 2017 | 97 Min. | OV with english st
Director: Ilker Catak
rated for 0 + years
A high-rise estate in Hamburg. The young boxer Mauser falls in love with Jackie (Emilia Schüle) a red-haired girl from a wealthy family. When his …

Ex Libris. The New York Public Library

FF 2017 | USA 2017 | 197 Min. | OV with german s.t.
Director: Frederick Wiseman
rated for 0 + years
DOCUMENTARY With more than 51 million media, the New York Public Library is one of the largest of its kind in the world. Opened in 1911, the building …

The First Lap

FF 2017 | South Korea 2017 | 101 Min. | OV with english st
Director: Kim Dae-hwan
rated for 0 + years
Ji-young works at a TV channel, her boyfriend Su-hyeon lectures in art. They've lived together for six years and are fundamentally happy in their …

A Fish Out of Water

FF 2017 | Taiwan 2017 | 91 Min. | OV with english st
Director: Lai Kuo-An
rated for 0 + years
Yi-an's parents are shocked when he asks them to help him find his "previous parents". Is their son mentally ill? Is he overwrought because he's just …

The Florida Project

FF 2017 | USA 2017 | 112 Min. | OV with german s.t.
Director: Sean Baker
rated for 0 + years
Orlando, Florida. Moonee (Brooklynn Prince) is only 6, but has one heck of a temperament. Her precocious pranks don't seem to bother her very young …

For Your Own Good

FF 2017 | Spain 2017 | 92 Min. | OV with english st
Director: Carlos Therón
rated for 0 + years
Fathers on the verge of a nervous breakdown: Arturo, Poli and Chus are going through a difficult phase – their daughters have fallen in love. And …

Free and Easy

FF 2017 | Hong Kong 2016 | 98 Min. | OV with english st
Director: Geng Jun
rated for 0 + years
Somewhere under a cloudy sky in an undefined corner of the North Chinese provinces, a shifty salesman arrives in a desolate little town. His case is …

The Future Perfect

FF 2017 | Argentina 2016 | 65 Min. | OV with english st
Director: Nele Wohlatz
rated for 0 + years
HYBRID Xiaobin is 17 and doesn't speak a word of Spanish when she arrives in Argentina. While her family live in their own parallel universe, the …

The Gulf

FF 2017 | Turkey, Germany, Greece 2017 | 114 Min. | OV with english st
Director: Emre Yeksan
rated for 0 + years
Out of work and freshly divorced, Selim returns to his home town of Izmir. He refuses to make plans for the future and roams around aimlessly. …

Hotel the Big L

FF 2017 | Netherlands 2017 | 85 Min. | OV with English ST and German voice over
Director: Ineke Houtman
rated for 0 + years
Recommended from age 9When Kos' Dad has to go into hospital after a heart attack, the 13-year old boy and his three sisters are left to run the …

How Viktor “the Garlic” took Alexey “the Stud” to the nursing home

FF 2017 | Russia 2017 | 90 Min. | OV with english st
Director: Alexander Hant
rated for 0 + years
Victor lives with a woman he doesn't love and has a child that wasn't planned. When his father suddenly turns up after years away – fresh out of …

Human Flow

FF 2017 | 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 …

Hunting Season

FF 2017 | Argentina, Germany, France 2017 | 105 Min. | OV with german s.t.
Director: Natalia Garagiola
rated for 0 + years
Ernesto is a hunter and leads a secluded existence with his wife and daughter in a small town in Patagonia. But his quiet life is put to the test …

I am Gentrifications: Confessions of a Scoundrel

FF 2017 | 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, …

Ice Mother

FF 2017 | Czech Republic 2017 | 105 Min. | OV with english st
Director: Bohdan Sláma
rated for 0 + years
Since Hana was widowed, she has lived alone in her big house on the edge of town. The days pass meaninglessly and her sons' weekly visits are the …

Iceman

FF 2017 | Germany, Italy, Austria 2017 | 96 Min. | OV
Director: Felix Randau
rated for 0 + years
More than 5000 years ago in the Ötztal Alps. While Kelab (Jürgen Vogel) is out hunting, his entire clan is brutally murdered, including his woman …

In the center of the world

FF 2017 | Germany 2016 | 92 Min. | OV with english st
Director: Thomas Oswald
rated for 0 + years
Documentary "The longer you think, the likelier it is that you'll get something like the double bonus game on a fruit machine": four young people …

The Invisibles

FF 2017 | 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 …

Jane

FF 2017 | South Korea 2016 | 104 Min. | OV with english st
Director: Cho Hyun-hoon
rated for 0 + years
"I haven't been an honest girl since the day I was born" confesses So-hyun, before she tells: how her boyfriend dumped her, how, desperate and alone, …

Jupiter's Moon

FF 2017 | Hungary, Germany 2017 | 128 Min. | OV with german s.t.
Director: Kornel Mundruczó
rated for 0 + years
While fleeing from Syria, Aryan is shot and wounded on the border between Serbia and Hungary. Still in shock, the injured man discovers that he can …

Kabullywood

FF 2017 | 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 …

Kein Herz für Inder

FF 2017 | Germany 2016 | 89 Min. | OV
Director: Viviane Andereggen
rated for 0 + years
Instead of the expected "hip" English exchange student, the Neufund family are surprised to have a 13-year old Indian boy come and stay. It's …

The Killing of a Sacred Deer

FF 2017 | United Kingdom, Ireland 2017 | 109 Min. | OV with german s.t.
Director: Yorgos Lanthimos
rated for 0 + years
Steven (Colin Farell) and Anna (Nicole Kidman) and their sons Bob and Kim seem to be the perfect family: she is head of an eye clinic, he a heart …

Letters for Amina

FF 2017 | Denmark, Germany 2017 | 88 Min. | OV with english st
Director: Jacob Bitsch
rated for 0 + years
The only things that give Janus hope during his time in a psychiatric clinic are letters from his old schoolfriend Amina. Then one day they stop …

Life Guidance

FF 2017 | 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 …

Little Wing

FF 2017 | Finland, Denmark 2016 | 100 Min. | OV with german s.t.
Director: Selma Vilhunen
rated for 0 + years
Recommended from age 1412-year old Varpu doesn't know who her father is. She's being brought up by her mother, who sometimes acts more like a younger …

Long Echo

FF 2017 | Germany 2017 | 87 Min. | OV with german s.t.
Director: Veronika Glasunowa, Lukasz Lakomy
rated for 0 + years
DOCUMENTARY Dobropillja lies in East Ukraine, 70km from the embattled border to the areas held by pro-Russian separatists. At first glance, the …

Looking for Oum Kulthum

FF 2017 | Germany, Austria, Italy, Lebanon, Qatar 2017 | 92 Min. | OV with german s.t.
Director: Shirin Neshat
rated for 0 + years
The Iranian artist Mitra has lived for years in exile and can at last begin to make her dream come true: a film about her idol, the legendary Arabian …

Love Birds

FF 2017 | Israel 2017 | 70 Min. | OV with english st
Director: Dover Kosashvili
rated for 0 + years
A man and a woman meet in a hotel to live out their sexual fantasies. The pair are celebrating their tenth anniversary and such no-holds-barred …

Lucky

FF 2017 | USA 2017 | 88 Min. | OV with german s.t.
Director: John Carroll Lynch
rated for 0 + years
90-year old loner Lucky (Harry Dean Stanton) lives in a remote part of the Arizonan desert. A war veteran, passionate chain smoker and atheist, he …

Mademoiselle Paradis

FF 2017 | Germany, Austria 2017 | 97 Min. | OV with english st
Director: Barbara Albert
rated for 0 + years
Vienna, 1777. Despite having lost her sight at an early age, 18-year old Maria Theresia »Resi« Paradis (Maria Dragus) is celebrated in Viennese …

Makala

FF 2017 | 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 …

Malaria

FF 2017 | Iran 2016 | 90 Min. | OV with english st
Director: Parviz Shahbazi
rated for 0 + years
Hanna flees the Iranian provinces to Teheran with her friend Murry. On the way, the teenagers meet a group of buskers called Malaria, with whom they …

A Man of Integrity

FF 2017 | 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 …

Marita

FF 2017 | Romania 2017 | 100 Min. | OV with english st
Director: Cristi Iftime
rated for 0 + years
Costi is planning to spend a few days with his family in a mountain hut. On the spur of the moment, he persuades his father Sandu, who has long lived …

Mathilde

FF 2017 | 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 …

Meine fremde Freundin

FF 2017 | 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) …

Men Don't Cry

FF 2017 | Bosnia and Herzegovina, Germany, Slovenia, Croatia 2017 | 100 Min. | OV with english st
Director: Alen Drljević
rated for 0 + years
The last guests of the season gather at a hotel in the Serbian mountains. They have come to finally face their traumas. At least that's the plan of …

Montparnasse Bienvenüe

FF 2017 | France 2017 | 97 Min. | OV with german s.t.
Director: Léonor Serraille
rated for 0 + years
After a long stay in Mexico, Paula returns to Paris. With no money and no plans for the future, one after another she gets in touch with her old …

Mrs. Fang

FF 2017 | Hong Kong, France, Germany 2017 | 86 Min. | OV with english st
Director: Wang Bing
rated for 0 + years
DOCUMENTARY Fang Xiu Ying is 67 years old, was a farmer and has been suffering from Alzheimer's for eight years. The director follows her closely …

My brother Simple

FF 2017 | Germany 2017 | 113 Min. | OV
Director: Markus Goller
rated for 0 + years
Ben (Frederick Lau) and his brother Barnabas (David Kross) have been very close ever since Ben can remember. Barnabas, also known as "Simpel", is 22, …

Napalm

FF 2017 | 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 …

No Date, No Signature

FF 2017 | Iran 2017 | 104 Min. | OV with german s.t.
Director: Vahid Jalilvand
rated for 0 + years
Pathologist Dr. Nariman has a car accident in which an 8-year old is injured. The doctor offers to take the boy to hospital, but his father refuses. …

Once There Was Brazilia

FF 2017 | 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 …

Only God Can Judge Me

FF 2017 | Germany 2017 | 99 Min. | OV with english st
Director: Özgür Yildirim
rated for 0 + years

Oskar's America

FF 2017 | Norway, Sweden 2017 | 79 Min. | OV with English ST and German voice over
Director: Torfinn Iversen
rated for 0 + years
10-year old Oskar has a dream: to ride the American prairies with his mother. Shortly before the summer holidays, his mother travels to the States, …

Paris is a moveable feast - a film in 18 waves

FF 2017 | 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. …

Patti Cake$

FF 2017 | USA 2016 | 108 Min. | OV with german s.t.
Director: Geremy Jasper
rated for 0 + years
Ambitious rapper Patricia Dombrowski, alias Killa P, alias Patti Cake$ (Danielle Macdonald), whose life is wasting away in her rundown home town in …

People Power Bombshell: The Diary of Vietnam Rose

FF 2017 | Philippines 2016 | 89 Min. | OV with english st
Director: John Torres
rated for 0 + years
HYBRID The Diary Of Vietnam Rose was an unfinished erotic drama by Celso Ad Castillo which he started shooting in 1986 during the uprising against …

Die Pfefferkörner

FF 2017 | Germany 2017 | 60 Min. | OV
Director: Daniel Drechsel-Grau
rated for 0 + years
Recommended from age 6DIE RATTE IST LOS [THE RAT'S OUT] Strange goings-on in Mia and Alice's mother's new café. To top it all, a rat appears and …

Pre-Crime

FF 2017 | 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 …

Promised Land

FF 2017 | 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 …

Queen of Niendorf

FF 2017 | Germany 2017 | 67 Min. | OV with english st
Director: Joya Thome
rated for 0 + years
Recommended from age 8It's the summer holidays and 10-year old Lea is exploring her home town of Niendorf in East German Brandenburg. She discovers …

Reich oder tot

FF 2017 | Germany 2017 | 90 Min. | OV
Director: Lars Becker
rated for 0 + years
Diller (Nicholas Ofczarek) and Kessel (Fritz Karl), two hard-boiled red-light district cops, learn that their old "pal" Mohammed is planning to rob a …

Reihe für Minis 2017

FF 2017 | 2017 | 60 Min. |
Director:
rated for 0 + years
Recommended from age 4First time in the cinema? A pedagogical moderator playfully introduces the youngest festival audience to a colourful programme …

The Rider

FF 2017 | USA 2017 | 104 Min. | OV with german s.t.
Director: Chloé Zhao
rated for 0 + years
After a rodeo accident, Brady has to get used to having a metal plate in his head. What is far worse for the cowboy is the fact that he can never …

Rock'n Roll

FF 2017 | France 2017 | 123 Min. | OV with english st
Director: Guillaume Canet
rated for 0 + years
When actor Guillaume Canet hears from a younger female colleague that he is no longer "rock'n roll", he desperately tries to give his image a …

Rudolf the black cat

FF 2017 | Japan 2016 | 89 Min. | OV with English ST and German voice over
Director: Kunihiko Yuyama, Motonori Sakakibara
rated for 0 + years
Recommended from age 6ANIMATION Rudolf is a sweet little black cat that lives a sheltered life with his family in the Japanese city of Gifu. One day, …

Satan Said Dance

FF 2017 | Poland, Netherlands 2016 | 97 Min. | OV with english st
Director: Kasia Rosłaniec
rated for 0 + years
Karolina is a writer and obsessed with parties, sex and drugs. Her life is a tightrope walk between extreme euphoria and disappointment, and studded …

Score: A Film Music Documentary

FF 2017 | USA 2016 | 93 Min. | OV with german s.t.
Director: Matt Schrader
rated for 0 + years
DOCUMENTARY "Music is a film's heartbeat!" says James Cameron. What would classics of film history like Psycho, the Bond films, Indiana Jones or …

Siberian Love

FF 2017 | Germany 2016 | 82 Min. | OV with german s.t.
Director: Olga Delane
rated for 0 + years
Documentary Love in the cold: after 20 years in Berlin, Olga, mid-30s, single, travels to her home village in Siberia. Here, the roles of man and …

A Skin So Soft

FF 2017 | Canada 2017 | 93 Min. | OV with english st
Director: Denis Côté
rated for 0 + years
Documentary Jean-François, Ronald, Alexis, Cédric, Benoit und Maxim are modern-day gladiators. As pro bodybuilders and weight-lifters, their …

Soldiers. Story from Ferentari

FF 2017 | Romania, Serbia, Belgium 2017 | 119 Min. | OV with german s.t.
Director: Ivana Mladenovic
rated for 0 + years
Anthropologist Adi has been dumped by his girlfriend. To distract himself, he surrounds himself with work. He moves to Ferentari, the poorest part of …

Solitaire

FF 2017 | Lebanon, Jordan, Egypt 2016 | 92 Min. | OV with german s.t.
Director: Sophie Boutros
rated for 0 + years
Therese, the wife of the mayor of a Lebanese village, can't wait to meet her daughter's future husband and his parents. She excitedly discusses the …

Some Like It Veiled

FF 2017 | France 2017 | 87 Min. | OV with german s.t.
Director: Sou Abadi
rated for 0 + years
Armand and Leila are a couple and would like to go to New York to do a practical at the United Nations. But everything is put on hold when Leila's …

A Song from Lisbon

FF 2017 | Portugal 2016 | 110 Min. | OV with english st
Director: Pedro Varela
rated for 0 + years
Medical student Vasco loves his life in Lisbon: he parties and goes dancing and loves to set the girls' hearts a-flutter. And, naturally, with all …

Song of Granite

FF 2017 | Ireland, Canada 2017 | 104 Min. | OV with german s.t.
Director: Pat Collins
rated for 0 + years
Endless green fields, craggy rock formations and majestically thundering surf – the landscape of Ireland. This breath-taking natural spectacle, …

The Square

FF 2017 | 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 …

Submergence

FF 2017 | 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 …

Suburbicon

FF 2017 | USA 2017 | 105 Min. | OV with german s.t.
Director: George Clooney
rated for 0 + years
Matt Damon and Julianne Moore are brilliant in this very dark satire about murder and desire written by director George Clooney and the Coen brothers …

The Summit

FF 2017 | 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 …

The Summit - Performing G20

FF 2017 | 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 …

The Swan

FF 2017 | Iceland, Germany, Estonia 2016 | 90 Min. | OV with german s.t.
Director: Ása Helga Hjörleifsdóttir
rated for 0 + years
9-year old Sól is a dreamer and a petty thief – much to her parents' displeasure. So that she finally learns to be a useful member of society, she …

Taste of Cement

FF 2017 | 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 …

Tatort: Borowski und das Land zwischen den Meeren

FF 2017 | Germany 2017 | 89 Min. | OV
Director: Sven Bohse
rated for 0 + years
A man's body is found on Suunholt, a sleepy little island in the North Sea: years previously, Oliver Teuber had been the key figure in a corruption …

Tatort: Die dunkle Zeit

FF 2017 | 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 …

Tehran Taboo

FF 2017 | 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, …

Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri

FF 2017 | USA 2017 | 115 Min. | OV with german s.t.
Director: Martin McDonagh
rated for 0 + years
After months have passed without her daughter's murderer being identified, Mildred Hayes (Frances McDormand) takes drastic steps. She paints …

Tian - The mystery of St. Pauli

FF 2017 | 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 …

Tomorrow and Thereafter

FF 2017 | France 2017 | 95 Min. | OV with german s.t.
Director: Noémie Lvovsky
rated for 0 + years
9.year old Mathilde is a loner, without a single friend at school. Since her parents' separation, she's lived with her mum (Noémie Lvovsky), a …

Town in a Lake

FF 2017 | Philippines 2016 | 84 Min. | OV with english st
Director: Jet Leyco
rated for 0 + years
Matangtubig is a sleepy little village where everybody knows everybody else. At least that's what everybody thought, until two teenage girls …

Tuktuq

FF 2017 | 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. …

Under the family tree

FF 2017 | 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 …

Until the birds return

FF 2017 | France, Germany, Algeria, Qatar 2017 | 113 Min. | OV with english st
Director: Karim Moussaoui
rated for 0 + years
Three stories, each illustrating a different facet of Algeria – between slums and luxury apartments, rural expanses and urban moloch, the …

Us and Them

FF 2017 | 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 …

The Wait

FF 2017 | 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 …

Wajib

FF 2017 | Palestinian Territories, France, Germany, Colombia, Norway, Qatar, United Arab Emirates 2017 | 96 Min. | OV with english st
Director: Annemarie Jacir
rated for 0 + years
Architect Shadi is not exactly overjoyed that he has to return to his home city of Nazareth after years of living in Rome – but Palestinian …

Watu Wote

FF 2017 | Germany, Kenya 2017 | 22 Min. | OV with german s.t.
Director: Katja Benrath
rated for 0 + years
For almost a decade Kenya has been targeted by terrorist attacks of the Al-Shabaab. An atmosphere of anxiety and mistrust between Muslims and …

The Wedding Ring

FF 2017 | Niger, Burkina Faso, France 2016 | 96 Min. | OV with english st
Director: Rahmatou Keïta
rated for 0 + years
Tiyaa, a member of the aristocratic family of the sultanate of Damagaran in Niger, is studying in France. In the winter holidays, she returns home to …

Werner Nekes - The Life Between Images

FF 2017 | Germany 2017 | 88 Min. | OV
Director: Ulrike Pfeiffer
rated for 0 + years
Documentary January 2017 saw the death of Werner Nekes, one of Germany's most significant experimental film-makers. He made more than 100 films, …

What Will People Say

FF 2017 | 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 …

Withered Green

FF 2017 | Egypt 2016 | 74 Min. | OV with english st
Director: Mohammed Hammad
rated for 0 + years
Since the death of their parents, Iman lives with her little sister Noha. She's in her mid-30s, has never had a man and is worried. She senses signs …

Women Walk the Walk

FF 2017 | Germany 2016 | 90 Min. | OV
Director: Matthias Tiefenbacher
rated for 0 + years
In a village located idyllically in the Bavarian foothills, Paula (Anna Maria Mühe), the young owner of a restaurant, receives an offer from an …

Worst Case, We Get Married

FF 2017 | Canada, Switzerland 2017 | 91 Min. | OV with german s.t.
Director: Léa Pool
rated for 0 + years
Aïcha (Sophie Nélisse) is an angry young woman. Angry with her mother, who has thrown her stepfather out. Angry with her stepfather, because he's …

A Worthy Companion

FF 2017 | Canada 2017 | 105 Min. | OV
Director: Carlos Sanchez, Jason Sanchez
rated for 0 + years
Laura (Evan Rachel Wood) works as a cleaner in her father's firm and gets to know 16-year old Eva (Julia Sarah Stone) at work. The strong attraction …

You Disappear

FF 2017 | Denmark, Sweden 2017 | 117 Min. | OV with english st
Director: Peter Schønau Fog
rated for 0 + years
Mia (Trine Dyrholm) is flabbergasted when her head teacher husband Frederik (Nikolaj Lie Kaas) is suddenly accused of embezzling millions and …

Zaineb Hates the Snow

FF 2017 | Tunisia, France, Qatar, Lebanon, United Arab Emirates 2016 | 94 Min. | OV with English ST and German voice over
Director: Kaouther Ben Hania
rated for 0 + years
Recommended from age 11DOCUMENTARY Zaineb is growing up in Tunesia without her father. When her mother gets to know a man from Canada, they move …

Der namenlose Tag

FF 2017 | Germany 2017 | 89 Min. | OV
Director: Volker Schlöndorff
rated for 0 + years
Jakob Franck (Thomas Thieme), a former inspector in the murder squad, has only just retired when he's faced with an old case: a desperate man (Devid …