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29. SEPT - 08. OCT 2016

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FF 2016 | Germany 2016 | 89 Min. | OV
Director: Stefan Krohmer
rated for 0 + years
Jonas Balzer (Benno Fürmann) and Marit Jansen (Maja Schöne) live together happily ascommon law man and wife with their adolescent …

1000 Mexicans

FF 2016 | Germany 2016 | 81 Min. | OV
Director: Philipp Scholz
rated for 0 + years
At the end of a wild evening's drinking, Lukas (Bastian Reiber) and Adam (Arnel Taci) decide to make a wedding film, complete with proposal scene, …

2 Girls

FF 2016 | Indien 2015 | 72 Min. | Malayalam mit dt. Einsprache
Director: Jeo Baby
rated for 11 + years
Year 6 pupils Achu and Anagha are best friends, even though one's family is rich and the other's is poor. As girls in India they're forbidden from …

A House in Ninh Hoa

FF 2016 | Germany 2016 | 108 Min. | OV with German s.t.
Director: Philip Widmann
rated for 0 + years
Hybrid In a house in the South of Vietnam, paths cross that separated 40 years ago and branched out as far as Germany. Of three Vietnamese brothers, …

Adama

FF 2016 | Frankreich 2015 | 82 Min. | Französisch (mit dt. Einsprache)
Director: Simon Rouby
rated for 12 + years
Animation 1916: 12-year old Adama lives in a remote village in West Africa. One night, his elder brother Samba runs away from home. To find him, …

All These Sleepless Nights

FF 2016 | Poland, United Kingdom 2016 | 100 Min. | OV with english st
Director: Michał Marczak
rated for 0 + years
Warsaw on speed. Pulsating electro beats, alcohol, drugs, sex, endless partying, life on the limit. One summer long, art students Kris and Michal, …

American Honey

FF 2016 | United Kingdom, USA 2016 | 163 Min. | OV with German s.t.
Director: Andrea Arnold
rated for 0 + years
18-year old Star (Sasha Lane) had a troubled upbringing and lives on the edge of society. When she meets Jake (Shia LaBeouf), she is at once …

American Pastoral

FF 2016 | USA 2016 | 108 Min. | OV with German s.t.
Director: Ewan McGregor
rated for 0 + years
America in the post-war boom: Seymour Levov (Ewan McGregor) is a perfect citizen with a perfect life: a one-time sports legend at his high school in …

Apropos Glück

FF 2016 | Germany 2016 | 89 Min. | OV
Director: Ulrike Grote
rated for 0 + years
On her birthday of all days, Maja (Janna Striebeck) learns that her husband       (Martin Lindow) is cheating on her. At first, she …

As You Are

FF 2016 | USA 2015 | 105 Min. | OV
Director: Miles Joris-Peyrafitte
rated for 0 + years
The early 1990s in a US suburb. Two teenagers and their parents are being questioned by police. Their statements reveal a series of memories – and …

Baba Joon

FF 2016 | Israel 2015 | 91 Min. | OV with english st
Director: Yuval Delshad
rated for 0 + years
Yitzhak is proud of the turkey farm that his father built up afteremigrating from Iran to Israel with his family. Tradition and hereditarysuccession …

Battle in Heaven

FF 2016 | Mexico 2005 | 98 Min. | German, OV with German s.t.
Director: Carlos Reygadas
rated for 0 + years
Marcos and his wife need money quickly, so they kidnap their neighbour's baby. But the child dies and Marcos doesn't know what to do. He confides in …

Bazon - Serious Jokes

FF 2016 | Germany 2016 | 112 Min. | OV
Director: Peter Sempel
rated for 0 + years
Documentary A psychodocumentary music film about Bazon Brock, a fascinating philosopher and art and social critic. Harald Falckenberg has called him …

Beneath the Silence

FF 2016 | Israel 2016 | 113 Min. | OV with english st
Director: Erez Mizrahi, Sahar Shavit
rated for 0 + years
Israel 1973. SIx years after the Six Day War, Menashe is still deeply traumatized by his experiences as a soldier. He withdraws from society and …

Beyond the Mountains and Hills

FF 2016 | Israel, Belgium, Germany 2016 | 98 Min. | OV with english st
Director: Eran Kolirin
rated for 0 + years
A middle-class Israeli family live on the border to the West Bank. While outside the political conflict simmers, inside tensions are jeopardizing the …

Black

FF 2016 | Belgium 2015 | 95 Min. | OV with english st
Director: Bilall Fallah, Adil El Arbi
rated for 0 + years
Worlds collide when a girl called Mavela and a boy called Marwan meet in the corridor of a Brussels police station. They're members of rival gangs, …

The Boss is Dead

FF 2016 | Germany 2015 | 89 Min. | OV
Director: Markus Sehr
rated for 0 + years
The boss of a branch of a logistics company tells his staff that he's going to have to fire one of them. To make his decision easier, he gives each …

Brooks, Meadows and Lovely Faces

FF 2016 | Egypt 2016 | 115 Min. | OV with German s.t.
Director: Yousry Nasrallah
rated for 0 + years
Yehia and his family have a catering company specializing in weddings. Re'efat, the eldest son, is head over heels in love with Shadia, the divorced …

By the Time it gets Dark

FF 2016 | Thailand 2016 | 105 Min. | OV with english st
Director: Anocha Suwichakornpong
rated for 0 + years
A film-maker is writing a screenplay about a massacre of students in 1976. The basis is provided by the account by a former activist who journeys …

The Castle of Purity

FF 2016 | Mexico 1972 | 110 Min. | OV with english st
Director: Arturo Ripstein
rated for 0 + years
Lima is an obsessively over-protective, controlling father of three. To protect his family from the "devilish nature of the human species", he …

Certain Women

FF 2016 | USA 2016 | 107 Min. | OV with German s.t.
Director: Kelly Reichardt
rated for 0 + years
Three episodes about four strong women, connected by quiet lonelinessand vague yearning. Laura (Laura Dern) is a resolute, overworked lawyer, who …

Cold of Kalandar

FF 2016 | Hungary, Turkey 2015 | 134 Min. | OV with english st
Director: Mustafa Kara
rated for 0 + years
Mehmet lives with his wife, two sons and mother in a remote part of Northern Turkey with stunning scenery but short of almost everything needed to …

Communication & Lies

FF 2016 | Republic of Korea (South Korea) 2015 | 103 Min. | OV with english st
Director: Lee Seung-won
rated for 0 + years
Mr. Kim is a regular customer of the central complaints hotline in Seoul. He is constantly bothering the staff with absurd grievances he wants them …

The Confession

FF 2016 | United Kingdom 2016 | 96 Min. | OV
Director: Ashish Ghadiali
rated for 0 + years
Documentary "I had nothing against the state. But the state had something against me." Moazzam Begg, son of a Pakistani banker, was born in …

The Criminal Life of Archibaldo de la Cruz

FF 2016 | Mexico 1955 | 89 Min. | OV with German s.t.
Director: Luis Buñuel
rated for 0 + years
Between The Young and the Damned (1950)and Viridiana (1961) Luis Buñuel mademore than a dozen films of different genres in Mexico. With The …

Dam

FF 2016 | Norway 2015 | 73 Min. | OV with english st
Director: Paul Tunge
rated for 0 + years
Two young men, J. und Jo, have spent the night together. To get to know each other better, they decide to go hiking in the mountains for a few days. …

Dark Diamond

FF 2016 | France, Belgium 2016 | 115 Min. | OV with english st
Director: Arthur Harari
rated for 0 + years
After the death of his father, Pier (Niels Schneider) returns from Paris to his home town of Antwerp, where his family have a successful diamond …

Dark Night

FF 2016 | USA 2016 | 85 Min. | OV
Director: Tim Sutton
rated for 0 + years
A sultry summer's day in a suburb in the USA. A handful of people are making it through the day. A teenager with no joy in his real life plays video …

Dark Skull

FF 2016 | Bolivia, Qatar 2016 | 80 Min. | OV with english st
Director: Kiro Russo
rated for 0 + years
Up until the death of his father, Elder Mamaní's life was aimless, based around drugs and alcohol. Now he's taking on his father's job down a mine …

David

FF 2016 | Czech Republic 2015 | 78 Min. | OV with english st
Director: Jan Tesitel
rated for 0 + years
David wants to try everything out: drugs, sex – and his own limits. The 20-yearold is mentally challenged and is seen by his parents as more of a …

The Day Will Come

FF 2016 | Denmark 2016 | 119 Min. | OV with english st
Director: Jesper W. Nielsen
rated for 0 + years
In 1967, a new youth culture begins to emerge in Europe. In a working-class district of Copenhagen, the brothers Elmer and Erik are separated from …

The Days That Confused

FF 2016 | Estonia 2016 | 105 Min. | OV with German s.t.
Director: Triin Ruumet
rated for 0 + years
A hot summer in a small Estonian town at the end of the 1990s. Allar is approaching 30 and spends most of his time hanging out with his mates. …

Death sleeps gently

FF 2016 | Germany 2015 | 130 Min. | OV
Director: Marco Kreuzpaintner
rated for 0 + years
While on a a sailing holiday on the island of Rügen, Anja and Frank Mendt's children are kidnapped. Frank's father Herbert, who lives locally, soon …

Die Pfefferkörner

FF 2016 | Germany 2016 | 56 Min. | OV
Director: Andrea Katzenberger
rated for 6 + years
THE MYSTERIOUS CLOTHES ROBBERYThe Peppercorns are helping sort donations at the old clothes centre. The next day the centre is found ransacked and …

The Dreamed Path

FF 2016 | Germany 2016 | 86 Min. | OV with German s.t.
Director: Angela Schanelec
rated for 0 + years
Greece 1984. English musician Kenneth and a young German woman Theres are in love. To pay for their holiday, they busk in the street. Then Kenneth …

Dry Hot Summers

FF 2016 | Egypt, Germany 0 | 30 Min. | OV with english st
Director: Sharif El Bendary
rated for 0 + years
SHORT On a hot summer's day, in a Cairo taxi the paths of Shawky and Doa cross. He's a frail old man suffering from cancer on his way to a …

Eine Filmarbeit

FF 2016 | Germany 2016 | 120 Min. | OV
Director: Olga Kondyli Roussou, Faezeh Nikoozad, Hubert Schmelzer, Natascha Simons, Lea Friedrich, Anna Walkstein, Stephan Rosche, Marie-Therese Jakoubek, Samuel Heinrichs
rated for 0 + years
Documentary Eight short documentaries and film essays on the subject of work. Some treat the topic literally, others poetically, still …

El Topo

FF 2016 | Mexico 1970 | 125 Min. | OV with German s.t.
Director: Alejandro Jodorowsky
rated for 0 + years
One of the favourite films of John Lennon, David Lynch and Marilyn Manson: a gunman all in black rides with his son into a Mexican village whose …

Elevations of the Ground

FF 2016 | Germany 2016 | 20 Min. | OV
Director: Doro Carl, Claudia Reiche
rated for 0 + years
Short A city quarter is acquiring a new energy field. In disused railway mashalling yards in Hamburg's Altona district, a new park is being created …

Elle

FF 2016 | France, Germany, Belgium 2016 | 130 Min. | OV with German s.t.
Director: Paul Verhoeven
rated for 0 + years
Michèle (Isabelle Huppert) and a friend have a video game company. She has everything under control, is hard as nails and ruthlessly efficient. This …

Ember

FF 2016 | Turkey, Germany 2016 | 115 Min. | OV with english st
Director: Zeki Demirkubuz
rated for 0 + years
Emine's husband Cemal left Turkey to earn a living in Rumania and she hasn't heard anything for him for ages. Is he still alive even? When their …

Epitaph

FF 2016 | Mexico 2015 | 82 Min. | OV with english st
Director: Yulene Olaizola, Ruben Imaz
rated for 0 + years
Mexico in the 16th century. By order of Hérnan Cortés, the later conqueror of the Aztec capital Tenochtitlan, three Spanish conquistadors make …

Eppendorf’s Cavern – The Legendary Onkel Pö

FF 2016 | Germany 2016 | 60 Min. | OV
Director: Oliver Schwabe
rated for 0 + years
A mixture of archive material and numerous newly-filmed interviews, Oliver Schwabe's entertaining documentary tells the story of the legendary …

The Eremites

FF 2016 | Germany, Austria 2016 | 110 Min. | OV with english st
Director: Ronny Trocker
rated for 0 + years
Albert grew up on a remote farm in South Tyrol. On the urging of his mother, who wanted to spare her son the loneliness of mountain life, he left the …

Etnocidio: Notas sobre El Mezquital

FF 2016 | Mexico, Canada 1976 | 130 Min. | OV with German s.t.
Director: Paul Leduc
rated for 0 + years
Documentary Around 300,000 members of the Otomí tribe live in the desert region of Mezquital, 100km north of Mexico City. Industrialisation and the …

Europa Europa

FF 2016 | Germany, France 1989 | 113 Min. | Deutsch, Hebräisch, Polnisch, Russisch mit dt. Untertiteln
Director: Agnieszka Holland
rated for 14 + years
Theme day World War IIIn the chaos of the Second World War, the young Jewish boy Sally gets separated from his family. His odyssey takes him from …

Everybody's Cage

FF 2016 | Germany 2016 | 79 Min. | OV with english st, OV with German s.t.
Director: Sandra Trostel
rated for 0 + years
Essay In the middle of the 20th century, the composer John Cage was a central figure of the New York avant-garde. HIs pieces were free of …

Exil

FF 2016 | Cambodia, France 2016 | 77 Min. | OV with english st
Director: Rithy Panh
rated for 0 + years
Hybrid A hut becomes a stage for reflection on remembering and banishment, homeland and placelessness. Rithy Panh enters his own past …

Fanny's Journey

FF 2016 | France 2016 | 94 Min. | Französisch mit dt. Einsprache
Director: Lola Doillon
rated for 10 + years
Theme day World War II 1943: France is under German occupation. Fanny, a 13-year old Jewish girl, has to flee the Nazis. Without wanting to, she …

The Florence Foster Jenkins Story

FF 2016 | Germany 2016 | 93 Min. | OV with German s.t.
Director: Ralf Pleger
rated for 0 + years
Documentary/Hybrid Her singing reduced opera buffs to tears. Of laughter. The American Florence Foster Jenkins was the "Queen of Discord" and is …

Fly away home

FF 2016 | Austria 2016 | 109 Min. | OV with english st
Director: Mirjam Unger
rated for 0 + years
Vienna 1945; the end of the Second World War through the eyes of 10-year old Christine. Bombed out of her home and completely destitute, she and her …

French Tour

FF 2016 | France 2016 | 95 Min. | OV with english st
Director: Rachid Djaïdani
rated for 0 + years
20-year old Far’Hook is seen as one of France's future rap stars. After a disagreement with a hostile gang he has to leave Paris, so his producer …

Gimme Danger

FF 2016 | USA 2016 | 108 Min. | OV with German s.t.
Director: Jim Jarmusch
rated for 0 + years
Documentary “Gimme danger, little stranger” sang The Stooges in 1973. Led by their charismatic, excessive front man Iggy Pop, the legendary band …

The Girl Without Hands

FF 2016 | France 2016 | 76 Min. | OV with english st
Director: Sébastien Laudenbach
rated for 0 + years
A Grimm fairy tale, as spooky and psychedelic as they come. For reasons of great poverty, a miller makes a pact with the devil and himself commits an …

Godless

FF 2016 | Bulgaria, Denmark, France 2016 | 99 Min. | OV with english st
Director: Ralitza Petrova
rated for 0 + years
A little snowed-in town in the Bulgarian provinces, surrounded by mountains and full of delapidated old functional buildings. A godless place. Gana …

Graduation

FF 2016 | France, Romania, Belgium 2016 | 128 Min. | OV with German s.t.
Director: Cristian Mungiu
rated for 0 + years
Romeo is a doctor in a small town in Transylvania. He's always planned for his daughter Eliza to leave Romania at 18 to study abroad. The time is now …

Hands of a Mother

FF 2016 | Germany 2016 | 106 Min. | OV with english st
Director: Florian Eichinger
rated for 0 + years
It starts with the facade of an intact family: Father's birthday is being celebrated, the guests are in high spirits, chatting and dancing. But for …

Hedda

FF 2016 | Germany 2016 | 102 Min. | OV with english st
Director: Andreas Kleinert
rated for 0 + years
Hedda, an intricate relationship drama based on Ibsen’s Hedda Gabler, focuses on a dinner party. Newlyweds Hedda and Jorgen are trying to secure …

Hortensia

FF 2016 | Argentina 2015 | 90 Min. | OV with english st
Director: Álvaro Urtizberea, Diego Lublinsky
rated for 0 + years
Already in her early 20s Hortensia has to deal with three major shocks: first she loses her job, then her father gets an electric shock opening the …

The Illusion of Happiness

FF 2016 | Germany 2016 | 102 Min. | OV
Director: Dorothea Kleffner-Witkowski, Marc Witkowski
rated for 12 + years
15-year old Natalie lives with her alcoholic mother and two younger sisters on a council estate. And Natalie' problems are not just at home, but also …

Im Tunnel

FF 2016 | Germany 2016 | 88 Min. | OV
Director: Kai Wessel
rated for 0 + years
After the violent death of her brother, Maren's (Maria Simon) life is turned on its head. The police's unenthusiastic investigations cause her to try …

Immortal

FF 2016 | Colombia, Spain 2016 | 74 Min. | OV with english st
Director: Homer Etminani
rated for 0 + years
Puerto Colombia, a village on the Columbian coast. Cosme looks out to sea and searches the beach. When the waves wash a dead body up, he hands it …

In Front of Others

FF 2016 | Iceland 2016 | 93 Min. | OV with english st
Director: Óskar Jónasson
rated for 0 + years
Hubert is shy, introverted and has difficulty communicating with other people. He is, however, a brilliant imitator. When he meets Hanna and falls in …

In the Blood

FF 2016 | Denmark 2016 | 90 Min. | OV with German s.t.
Director: Rasmus Heisterberg
rated for 0 + years
One short summer of anarchy in Copenhagen: medical student Simon shares a flat with his best friends and spends his time partying with them and two …

Incident Light

FF 2016 | Argentina, France, Uruguay 2015 | 95 Min. | OV with english st
Director: Ariel Rotter
rated for 0 + years
Argentinien in the 1960s. Luisa has lost her husband and brother in a car accident and now has to look after her twins alone. Her mother supports her …

Inversion

FF 2016 | Iran 2016 | 84 Min. | OV with english st
Director: Behnam Behzadi
rated for 0 + years
Due to an atmospheric inversion, the smog over Tehran is particularly extreme. Niloofar, mid-30s, is a tailoress and meets a man in her spare time. …

Iqaluit

FF 2016 | Canada 2016 | 103 Min. | OV with english st
Director: Benoit Pilon
rated for 0 + years
Carmen travels from Southern Canada to Iqaluit in the North-East to look after her husband Gilles who works in a town almost solely inhabited by …

The Island Funeral

FF 2016 | Thailand 2015 | 102 Min. | OV with english st
Director: Pimpaka Towira
rated for 0 + years
While in the capital a political crisis is brewing, Laila and her brother and a friend set out on a journey to the South of the country where her …

It's Only the End Of the World

FF 2016 | Canada, France 2016 | 95 Min. | OV with German s.t.
Director: Xavier Dolan
rated for 0 + years
After more than 12 years, Louis returns home. He has important news. The arrival of the prodigal son and brother causes a major stir in the family, …

Jesus

FF 2016 | Chile, France, Germany, Greece, Colombia 2016 | 85 Min. | OV with German s.t.
Director: Fernando Guzzoni
rated for 0 + years
Santiago de Chile. 18-year old Jesús lives alone with his father Hector in a flat with only the TV to drown out the silence between them. They have …

The Journey to Greenland

FF 2016 | France 2016 | 98 Min. | OV with German s.t.
Director: Sébastien Betbeder
rated for 0 + years
Kullorsuaq, a village in Northern Greenland, population 444. Two actors, both called Thomas, travel from Paris to the extremely remote ice desert to …

Kalifornien hat kein Kino

FF 2016 | Germany 2016 | 42 Min. | OV
Director: Josef Wutz
rated for 0 + years
Documentary Not every California has a Hollywood. The Northern German seaside resort with the American name doesn't even have a cinema. But in many …

Kindil

FF 2016 | Algeria, Kuwait, USA 2016 | 40 Min. | OV with english st
Director: Damien Ounouri
rated for 0 + years
Nfissa is enjoying an outing to the seaside with her family when she is surrounded by a group of men, who harass and abuse the young mother so much …

King of the Belgians

FF 2016 | Belgium, Netherlands, Bulgaria 2016 | 94 Min. | OV with english st
Director: Peter Brosens, Jessica Woodworth
rated for 0 + years
King Nicolas III of Belgium (Peter van den Begin) is pale and uncharismatic and on a state visit to Istanbul when the Walloon part of his country …

Kékszakállú

FF 2016 | Argentina 2016 | 72 Min. | OV with english st
Director: Gastón Solnicki
rated for 0 + years
A group of young women on the threshold of adulthood. In almost documentary fashion, the film accompanies them during their everyday lives, with …

Last Conversations

FF 2016 | Brazil 2015 | 85 Min. | OV with english st
Director: Eduardo Coutinho
rated for 0 + years
Documentary Shortly before his death, Eduardo Coutinho, grand old man of theBrazilian documentary, conducts a series of interviews with …

Last Land

FF 2016 | Paraguay, Netherlands, Qatar, Chile 2016 | 77 Min. |
Director: Pablo Lamar
rated for 0 + years
A man sits by his wife's deathbed. He looks after her and tries in whispers to calm her. In the early morning, the woman dies and with her the person …

Lenin Park

FF 2016 | Mexico, Cuba 2015 | 76 Min. | OV with english st
Director: Itziar Leemans, Carlos Mignon
rated for 0 + years
Documentary "I am your father and your mother" says Yesuan to his younger sister Karla. Both live in Cuba. Antoin, the eldest of the siblings, is …

Life, Animated

FF 2016 | USA, France 2016 | 89 Min. | OV with German s.t.
Director: Roger Ross Williams
rated for 0 + years
Documentary When Owen Suskind was three years old, his parents noticed there was something not quite right about him. The doctors diagnosed …

The Light of the World

FF 2016 | Germany 2015 | 86 Min. | OV with english st
Director: Klaus Wyborny
rated for 0 + years
Experimentalfilm Footage of electricity pylons, conveyor belts, palm trees, the sea,shot in various parts of the world over a period of 30 years …

The Lion Woman

FF 2016 | Norway, Germany 2016 | 126 Min. | OV with German s.t.
Director: Vibeke Idsøe
rated for 0 + years
In the winter of 1912 in a little provincial town in Norway, a little girl is born whose whole body is covered in fine blonde hairs. For scientists …

The Long Night Of Francisco Sanctis

FF 2016 | Argentina 2016 | 80 Min. | OV with German s.t.
Director: Andrea Testa, Francisco Márquez
rated for 0 + years
In 1977, Argentina is under the cosh of a brutal military junta. The long night of Francisco Sanctis begins in the car of an old girlfriend whom …

Lovesong

FF 2016 | USA 2015 | 85 Min. | OV
Director: So Yong Kim
rated for 0 + years
Sarah lives with her family in the country and feels abandoned by her husband, who's always away on business. When Mindy, an old friend from college, …

Luise & Mohamed Aufbruch nach Algier

FF 2016 | Algeria, Germany 2016 | 60 Min. | OV with German s.t.
Director: Beatrix Schwehm
rated for 0 + years
After 15 years of marriage, Luise and her Algerian husband Mohamed decide to leave Germany andmove to Mohamed's home country with their three …

Marie Curie, The Courage of Knowledge

FF 2016 | Germany, France, Poland, Belgium 2016 | 100 Min. | OV with German s.t.
Director: Marie Noelle
rated for 0 + years
In 1903, the Polish scientist Marie Sklodowska Curie became the first woman to be awarded the Nobel Prize for Physics, along with her French husband …

Matinée

FF 2016 | Mexico 1976 | 90 Min. | OV with english st
Director: Jaime Humberto Hermosillo
rated for 0 + years
Two precocious, film-obsessed boys set out for Mexico City to at last experience some adventures of their own and not just on the cinema screen. They …

Mercenary

FF 2016 | France 2016 | 103 Min. | OV with english st
Director: Sacha Wolff
rated for 0 + years
Soane is 19 and built like an American refrigerator. He lives with hisfather and younger brother in New Caledonia, agroup of islands belonging to …

The Mine

FF 2016 | Finland 2016 | 93 Min. | OV with english st
Director: Aleksi Salmenperä
rated for 0 + years
Jussi is starting a new job at the environment authority in Lapland and has the task of checking whether the regulations have been adhered to in a …

Mister Frog

FF 2016 | Netherlands 2015 | 90 Min. | Niederländisch mit dt. Einsprache
Director: Anna van der Heide
rated for 6 + years
Teacher Franz has an unusual secret: he sometimes turns into a frog! When one day this transformation occurs involuntarily in the middle of a lesson, …

Motel Mist

FF 2016 | Thailand 2014 | 115 Min. | OV with english st
Director: Prabda Yoon
rated for 0 + years
The Motel Mistress has seen better days. The plaster of the facade is flaking and the neon sign doesn't work properly. All the same, a few of the …

Mother

FF 2016 | Estonia 2016 | 89 Min. | OV with english st
Director: Kadri Kousaar
rated for 0 + years
A small town in Estonia after the fall of the Soviet Union: the teacher Laurihas been gunned down in unexplained circumstances and has been in a coma …

My Aunt in Sarajevo

FF 2016 | Sweden 2016 | 61 Min. | OV with english st
Director: Goran Kapetanovic
rated for 0 + years
Since fleeing the war in the Balkans twenty years ago, Zlatan has notbeen back to Bosnia. The only connection to his past is an aged aunt in Sarajevo …

My Own Private War

FF 2016 | Netherlands 2016 | 57 Min. | OV with english st
Director: Lidija Zelović
rated for 0 + years
Documentary Serbian Lidija Zelović grew up in Sarajevo and fled from the Balkan civil war with her family in the early 1990s to the Netherlands. …

Mörderische Stille

FF 2016 | Germany 2016 | 89 Min. | OV
Director: Friedemann Fromm
rated for 0 + years
In Wilhelmshaven Bay, a body appears in the water beside the sailing boat of Michael Kühnert (Peter Lohmeyer). The dead man was an officer in the …

Nachtschicht: Ladies First

FF 2016 | Germany 2016 | 90 Min. | OV
Director: Lars Becker
rated for 0 + years
Celebrity entertainer and comedian Jacky Herbst (Jürgen Vogel) and his gag writer Holm Brülls (Anatole Taubmann) are on their way to the première …

National Bird

FF 2016 | USA, Germany 2016 | 92 Min. | OV with German s.t.
Director: Sonia Kennebeck
rated for 0 + years
Documentary Death comes from above: unnoticed, combat drones glide through the sky, take aim at their target – and shoot. They're seen as wonder …

Nelly

FF 2016 | Canada 2016 | 101 Min. | OV with German s.t.
Director: Anne Émond
rated for 0 + years
Nelly has many faces. A celebrated and hotly discussed writer, she polarizes the French literary scene with an autobiographical novel in which she …

Nie mehr wie es war

FF 2016 | Germany 2016 | 89 Min. | OV
Director: Johannes Fabrick
rated for 0 + years
Tomas (Fritz Karl) and Nike Frese (Christiane Paul) run a successful pub. Their family life with son Milan also seems at first glance to be perfect …

The Night

FF 2016 | Argentina 2016 | 141 Min. | OV with english st
Director: Edgardo Castro
rated for 0 + years
A giddy trip through the underground culture of Buenos Aires at night. Excessive, without morals or goals – other than that of leaving all borders …

The Norm - Is taking part really everything?

FF 2016 | Germany 2016 | 105 Min. | OV
Director: Guido Weihermüller
rated for 0 + years
Documentary According to the Olympic motto, it's all about taking part. But before an athlete can be picked, there is the hurdle of the Olympic norm …

Not without Us!

FF 2016 | Germany 2016 | 87 Min. |
Director: Sigrid Klausmann-Sittler
rated for 10 + years
Documentary Children from all over theworld on their way to school: on donkeys over the mountains in Jordan, by boatacross the Mekong in Vietnam …

The Ornithologist

FF 2016 | Portugal, France, Brazil 2016 | 118 Min. | OV with english st
Director: João Pedro Rodrigues
rated for 0 + years
Ornithologist Fernando is kayaking along a quiet river in Northern Portugal on the look-out for black storks when he gets into difficulties in some …

Ostfriesisch für Anfänger

FF 2016 | Germany 2016 | 91 Min. | OV
Director: Gregory Kirchhoff
rated for 0 + years
Uwe Hinrichs (Dieter Hallervorden) is a loner who insists on speaking the North German dialect Plattdeutsch and describes himself as the last …

Our Father

FF 2016 | Israel 2016 | 108 Min. | OV with German s.t.
Director: Meni Yaesh
rated for 0 + years
Ovadia is an orthodox Jew – and the toughest doorman in Tel Aviv. He knows no fear. But there's one wish he can't fulfill with his fists: a child …

Per Song

FF 2016 | Germany, People's Republic of China 2015 | 73 Min. | OV with english st
Director: Shuchang Xie
rated for 0 + years
Documentary 37 million people live in Chongqing, one of the largest conurbations in the world, where the Yangtze and Jialing rivers meet. Five …

Personal Shopper

FF 2016 | France, Germany 2016 | 105 Min. | OV with German s.t.
Director: Olivier Assayas
rated for 0 + years
The young American Maureen lives in Paris and earns a living as a personal shopper, buying clothes for stars. The only thing keeping her in the city …

Phantom Boy

FF 2016 | France 2015 | 84 Min. | Französisch mit dt. Einsprache
Director: Jean-Loup Felicioli, Alain Gagnol
rated for 9 + years
Animation 11-year old Leo has a particular gift: he can leave his body and fly wherever he wants to. He also has cancer and when he has to go …

Plötzlich Türke

FF 2016 | Germany 2016 | 85 Min. | OV
Director: Isabel Braak
rated for 0 + years
The young, successful musician Jim (Oliver Konietzny) is summoned to the record office in his home town of Hanover to be told some stunning news: …

Prank!

FF 2016 | Canada 2016 | 78 Min. | OV with english st
Director: Vincent Biron
rated for 0 + years
                   

Presenting Princess Shaw

FF 2016 | Israel 2015 | 80 Min. | OV with english st
Director: Ido Haar
rated for 0 + years
During the day, Samantha Montgomery works in an old people's home in New Orleans and is just about able to keep a roof over her head. In the evening, …

Rauf

FF 2016 | Turkey 2016 | 94 Min. | Türkisch, Kurdisch mit dt. Einsprache
Director: Soner Caner, Barış Kaya
rated for 12 + years
When 9-year old Rauf doesn't want to go to school any more, his father sends him to do an apprenticeship with a joiner. Rauf is secretly in love with …

Reality 2.0

FF 2016 | Mexico, Germany 2010 | 11 Min. | OV with english st
Director: Victor Orozco
rated for 0 + years
Animation Director Victor Orozco Ramirez tells a personal story: freshly arrived in Germany, he follows the escalating drugs war in his home country …

The Red Turtle

FF 2016 | France, Belgium 2016 | 80 Min. |
Director: Michael Dudok de Wit
rated for 0 + years
Animation A shipwrecked sailor is stranded on an island with a bamboo forest, a spring anda few fruit trees -- just enough to survive on. The …

Refugee 532

FF 2016 | Sweden 2015 | 15 Min. | OV with english st
Director: Goran Kapetanovic
rated for 0 + years
12-year old unaccompanied refugee Sevko is trying to come to terms with his new life in Sweden. In limbo between hope and despair, he waits for news …

Reihe für Minis 2016

FF 2016 | Deutschland, Russland, Spanien, Argentinien, Singapur 0 | 60 Min. | Ohne Sprache
Director: Ceylan Beyoglu, Yulia Aronova, Nicolás P. Villarreal, Vera Lalyko, Zig Lam Yee Shing, Korny Poh Ya Ching, Kaylen Quek Yu Lin
rated for 4 + years

Safety First

FF 2016 | Belgium 2015 | 90 Min. | OV with english st
Director: Tim van Aelst
rated for 0 + years
Competence is not exactly a high priority at Dirk's small security company Safety First. Nor is success. That's why the chaotic nerd is overjoyed …

Sami Blood

FF 2016 | Sweden, Norway, Denmark 2016 | 110 Min. | OV with english st
Director: Amanda Kernell
rated for 0 + years
Sweden inthe 1930s. With her parents and her little sister, 14-year old Sámi girl Elle Marjalives from rearing reindeer. In the course of a …

Sangre

FF 2016 | Mexico, France 2005 | 90 Min. | OV with english st
Director: Amat Escalante
rated for 0 + years
Diego's life is based on repetition. His job consists of counting the people who enter the government building where he works. After work, he lies …

Scarred Hearts

FF 2016 | Romania, Germany 2016 | 141 Min. | OV with english st
Director: Radu Jude
rated for 0 + years
Romania, 1937. Emanuel, in his early 20s, suffers from bone tuberculosis and lives in a sanatorium by the Black Sea. He spends his time in a plaster …

The Secret Formula

FF 2016 | Mexico 1965 | 45 Min. | OV with english st
Director: Rubén Gámez
rated for 0 + years
Surreal and anarchic, a furious delirium of images: a chain of sausages roams the land throttling people, Coca Cola is injected intravenously, …

Shambles

FF 2016 | Canada 2016 | 91 Min. | OV with english st
Director: Karl Lemieux
rated for 0 + years
Vincent is in trouble. He's stolen drugs from the wrong people and has to get out of town for a while. Unexpectedly, for the first time in years he …

Siv Sleeps Astray

FF 2016 | Sweden, Netherlands 2016 | 79 Min. | Schwedisch mit dt. Einsprache
Director: Catti Edfeldt, Lena Hanno Clyne
rated for 7 + years
For the first time, little Mia is spending the night at her friend Cerisa's. At first, Mia is over the moon, but the later it gets, the more …

The Sociologist and the Bear Cub

FF 2016 | France 2015 | 76 Min. | OV with German s.t.
Director: Mathias Théry, Etienne Chaillou
rated for 0 + years
Hybrid In 2013, there was a lively controversy about a law that would allow same-sex couples to marry and adopt children. As a member of a committee …

Solo für Weiss: The Missing Girl

FF 2016 | Germany 2015 | 89 Min. | OV
Director: Thomas Berger
rated for 0 + years
Special Investigator Nora Weiss (Anna Maria Mühe) is experiencing her own personal nightmare: her 9-year old godchild, whom she was supposed to be …

Solo, Solitude.

FF 2016 | Indonesia 2016 | 97 Min. | OV with english st
Director: Yosep Anggi Noen
rated for 0 + years
Indonesia in the 1990s. The authoritarian Suharto regime has been in power for three decades. Poet Wiji Thukul is a fearless critic of the government …

Split

FF 2016 | Canada 2016 | 80 Min. | OV with english st
Director: Lawrence Côté-Collins
rated for 0 + years
Social worker Anick Tremblay makes a film for training purposes about an ex-con Scott, intended to show how the man in his early 50s deals with his …

Starting 5

FF 2016 | Germany 2016 | 87 Min. | OV with German s.t.
Director: Milan Skrobanek
rated for 0 + years
Documentary Marvin Willoughby appeared 35 times for the German national basketball team. After his career, he did social work in various Hamburg …

Staying Vertical

FF 2016 | France 2015 | 100 Min. | OV with english st
Director: Alain Guiraudie
rated for 0 + years
Leo is a film-maker looking for a wolf for his next project. During his search, he meets Marie, a temperamental shepherdess who seduces him and then …

Strawberry Bubblegums

FF 2016 | Germany 2016 | 89 Min. | OV
Director: Benjamin Teske
rated for 0 + years
By chance, 17-year old Lucy stumbles across a deep secret of Paula, her single parent Mum: she used to work as an actress in the porn industry and …

Stray

FF 2016 | Egypt 2015 | 64 Min. | OV with english st
Director: Ahmad Festok
rated for 0 + years
A man wanders through Cairo looking for work. Lonely, tattered, forced to live in inhumane conditions. He's lived this life for 11 years. He came to …

Suntan

FF 2016 | Greece, Germany 2016 | 104 Min. | OV with english st
Director: Argyris Papadimitropoulos
rated for 0 + years
How wild can one still be at 40? For the introverted doctor Kostis, life and libido have long since fallen asleep. When he starts a new job on a …

Swagger

FF 2016 | France 2016 | 84 Min. | OV with english st
Director: Olivier Babinet
rated for 0 + years
Documentary They have "swag" – a certain casual coolness. On top of that, a positive attitude and the perfect outfit. Eleven teenagers from one of …

Tadmor

FF 2016 | Lebanon, France, Switzerland, Qatar, United Arab Emirates 2016 | 103 Min. | OV with english st
Director: Monika Borgmann, Lokman Slim
rated for 0 + years
Hybrid The prison in Tadmor was a place of terror. The poet Faraj Bayrakdar called in "the kingdom of death and madness". Until it was destroyed by …

Tatort: Babbeldasch

FF 2016 | Germany 2016 | 90 Min. | OV
Director: Axel Ranisch
rated for 0 + years
Ludwigshafen: Sophie Fettèr (Marie-Louise Mott), the founder and heart and soul of dialect theatre company Babbeldasch, dies of an allergenic shock …

Tatort: Borowski und das Fest des Nordens

FF 2016 | Germany 2015 | 88 Min. | OV
Director: Jan Bonny
rated for 0 + years
Just before the start of the Kieler Woche sailing regatta, the body of a brutally murdered woman is found in the centre of the state capital. There's …

Tatort: Wendehammer

FF 2016 | Germany 2016 | 89 Min. | OV
Director: Markus Imboden
rated for 0 + years
Frankfurt. For days, one elderly inhabitant of a tidy suburban estate has been missing. His neighbour Nils Engels (Jan Krauter) is suspected to have …

Ten Years

FF 2016 | Hong Kong 2015 | 104 Min. | OV with english st
Director: Kwok Zune, Jevons Au, Fei Pang Wong, Ng Ka-leung, Kwun-wai Chow, Jevons Au, Kwun Wai Chow, Wong Fei-pang, Ka Leung Ng
rated for 0 + years
Hongkong has had an eventful history that has always been reflected in the relationship to the Chinese mainland. Today, Chinese influence is once …

Tharlo

FF 2016 | People's Republic of China 2015 | 123 Min. | OV with english st
Director: Pema Tseden
rated for 0 + years
Tharlo is a local curiosity: he has no real idea how old he is, but has a prodigious memory and can recite endless passages from the works of Mao. He …

That Feeling

FF 2016 | Spain 2016 | 80 Min. | OV with english st
Director: Juan Cavestany, Julián Génisson, Pablo Hernando
rated for 0 + years
Three directors, three stories: about a woman who is magically attracted to inanimate objects like parking meters or steel bridges. About a man who …

The Trap

FF 2016 | India 2014 | 81 Min. | Malayalam mit dt. Einsprache
Director: Jayaraj Rajasekharan Nair
rated for 12 + years
After the death of his parents, Kuttappayi is taken in by his grandfather, who breeds ducks in an idyllic natural environment. When the old man falls …

These Daughters of Mine

FF 2016 | Poland 2015 | 84 Min. | OV with German s.t.
Director: Kinga Debska
rated for 0 + years
"One of us must have been adopted": sisters Marta and Kasia could hardly be more different. Marta, strong and self-confident, is a successful actress …

Three Generations

FF 2016 | USA 2015 | 87 Min. | OV with German s.t.
Director: Gaby Dellal
rated for 0 + years
Ray (Elle Fanning) lives in a house in New York with his mother Maggie (Naomi Watts) and his lesbian grandmother Dolly (Susan Sarandon). He was born …

Time Heroes

FF 2016 | Deutschland 2016 | 88 Min. | OV
Director: Christian Theede
rated for 12 + years
When Berlin schoolchildren Ben, Jonas, Leo, Özzi and Sophie set off on a class trip to Hildesheim to visit the cathedral and witness an impending …

Timeswings - Hanne Darbovens Art

FF 2016 | Germany 2016 | 85 Min. | OV with German s.t.
Director: Rasmus Gerlach
rated for 0 + years
Documentary She was a female dandy and so eccentric that Spiegel magazine wrote that in comparison Joseph Beuys was a bourgeois. The artist Hanne …

The Together Project

FF 2016 | France, Iceland 2016 | 83 Min. | OV with German s.t.
Director: Sólveig Anspach
rated for 0 + years
Samir, a lanky crane operator in his 40s, falls headlong for Agathe. As she works as a swimming instructor, he has the brilliant idea of registering …

The Transfiguration

FF 2016 | USA 2015 | 97 Min. | OV
Director: Michael O'Shea
rated for 0 + years
Since his mother's death, 14-year old Milo has lived alone with his brother in Queens. He's teased at school and mobbed by the kids in his block. …

Two Lovers and a Bear

FF 2016 | Canada 2016 | 96 Min. | OV with German s.t.
Director: Kim Nguyen
rated for 0 + years
A village with 200 inhabitants, the last outpost of civilisation in Northern Canada, where the streets lead into endless expanses of snow. In this …

Verge

FF 2016 | Turkey, Germany 2016 | 83 Min. | OV with German s.t.
Director: Ayhan Salar, Erkan Tahhuşoğlu
rated for 0 + years
Fikret is used to the monotonous sound of car engines under her window. What she listens for is the sound of one particular engine, which will …

Vienna before Nightfall

FF 2016 | Austria, Germany, France 2016 | 73 Min. | OV with German s.t.
Director: Robert Bober
rated for 0 + years
A journey back in time to Vienna 100 years ago at  the end of the Hapsburg monarchy through to the Austrian Anschluss with Nazi Germany. At the …

We used to be cool

FF 2016 | Austria 2016 | 96 Min. | OV with english st
Director: Marie Kreutzer
rated for 0 + years
Three couples in Vienna have children at around the same time. They're all in their mid-30s, successful, cool and live in a popular part of town. As …
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