Filmfest
#FFHH17
5.10. - 14.10.2017
Hamburg

Programme 2017

06.10. | CinemaxX 8

24 Frames

Guests
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 …
06.10. | CinemaxX 3

Ali, the Goat and Ibrahim

Guests
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 …
06.10. | Metropolis

Malaria

Guests
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 …
07.10. | CinemaxX 8

Ali, the Goat and Ibrahim

Guests
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 …
07.10. | Abaton Gross

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 …
08.10. | Metropolis

Watu Wote

Guests
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 …
08.10. | Passage 1

24 Frames

Guests
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 …
08.10. | Passage 1

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, …
08.10. | Abaton Gross

Until the birds return

Guests
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 …
09.10. | CinemaxX 8

Malaria

Guests
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 …
09.10. | CinemaxX 8

No Date, No Signature

Guests
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. …
09.10. | Metropolis

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 …
09.10. | CinemaxX 8

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 …
10.10. | Metropolis

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, …
10.10. | CinemaxX 8

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 …
10.10. | Abaton Klein

Until the birds return

Guests
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 …
10.10. | Abaton Gross

The Gulf

Guests
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. …
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

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 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. | 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. | 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 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 …
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 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. | 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. | 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, …
13.10. | CinemaxX 8

The Gulf

Guests
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. …
13.10. | Metropolis

No Date, No Signature

Guests
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. …
13.10. | Abaton Klein

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 …
13.10. | CinemaxX 1

Submergence

Guests
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 …
13.10. | CinemaxX 8

Submergence

Guests
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 …
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. | 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. | 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. | 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 …