Filmfest
#FFHH17
5.10. - 14.10.2017
Hamburg

Programme 2017

14.10. | Abaton Gross

Reihe für Minis 2017

Guests
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 …
14.10. | Cinemaxx 2

The Dissidents

Guests
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 …
14.10. | Abaton Gross

Hotel the Big L

Guests
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 …
14.10. | Cinemaxx 2

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 …
14.10. | CinemaxX 3

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 …
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

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 …
14.10. | Metropolis

Ice Mother

Guests
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 …
14.10. | Passage 1

Some Like It Veiled

Guests
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 …
14.10. | Cinemaxx 2

Arrhythmia

Guests
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 …
14.10. | Abaton Gross

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 …
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. | Passage 1

Crash Test Aglaé

Guests
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 …
14.10. | CinemaxX 3

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 …
14.10. | Abaton Klein

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 …
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 …
14.10. | Abaton Gross

Town in a Lake

Guests
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 …
14.10. | Cinemaxx 2

Soldiers. Story from Ferentari

Guests
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 …
14.10. | Passage 1

Dog

Guests
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 …
14.10. | Metropolis

Angels Wear White

Guests
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 …
14.10. | CinemaxX 3

Suburbicon

Guests
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 …
14.10. | Abaton Klein

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 …
14.10. | Studio

A Worthy Companion

Guests
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 …
14.10. | Abaton Gross

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 …