Filmfest
#FFHH17
5.10. - 14.10.2017
Hamburg

Programme 2017

11.10. | Abaton Gross

Zaineb Hates the Snow

Guests
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 …
11.10. | CinemaxX 8

Iceman

Guests
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 …
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. | Abaton Gross

Wajib

Guests
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 …
11.10. | Metropolis

Long Echo

Guests
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 …
11.10. | Passage 1

Battle of the Sexes

Guests
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 …
11.10. | Studio

Balloons

Guests
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 …
11.10. | CinemaxX 8

The Swan

Guests
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 …
11.10. | Cinemaxx 2

The Wedding Ring

Guests
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 …
11.10. | Abaton Klein

Montparnasse Bienvenüe

Guests
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 …
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 …
11.10. | Abaton Gross

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

Guests
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 …
11.10. | Metropolis

A Skin So Soft

Guests
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 …
11.10. | CinemaxX 8

For Your Own Good

Guests
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 …
11.10. | Abaton Klein

Solitaire

Guests
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 …
11.10. | Cinemaxx 2

Jane

Guests
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, …
11.10. | Passage 1

Patti Cake$

Guests
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 …
11.10. | CinemaxX 3

Free and Easy

Guests
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 …