Filmfest
#FFHH17
5.10. - 14.10.2017
Hamburg

Programme 2017

12.10. | Abaton Gross

Little Wing

Guests
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 …
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. | Cinemaxx 2

Directions

Guests
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 …
12.10. | CinemaxX 8

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 …
12.10. | Abaton Gross

Looking for Oum Kulthum

Guests
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 …
12.10. | CinemaxX 8

Worst Case, We Get Married

Guests
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 …
12.10. | Studio

Withered Green

Guests
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 …
12.10. | Passage 1

The Rider

Guests
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 …
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. | Cinemaxx 2

Men Don't Cry

Guests
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 …
12.10. | Abaton Klein

Azmaish - a journey through the subcontinent

Guests
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, …
12.10. | CinemaxX 3

Babylon Berlin

Guests
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 …
12.10. | Studio

The Cakemaker

Guests
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 …
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. | Passage 1

The Florida Project

Guests
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 …
12.10. | CinemaxX 8

Cruelty

Guests
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 …
12.10. | Abaton Gross

Barbara

Guests
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 …
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 2

Rock'n Roll

Guests
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 …
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 …