Filmfest
#FFHH17
5.10. - 14.10.2017
Hamburg

Programme 2017

06.10. | Studio

Hunting Season

Guests
Argentina, Germany, France 2017 | 105 Min. | OV with german s.t.
Director: Natalia Garagiola
rated for 0 + years
Ernesto is a hunter and leads a secluded existence with his wife and daughter in a small town in Patagonia. But his quiet life is put to the test …
07.10. | CinemaxX 3

Eine Braut kommt selten allein

Guests
Germany 2017 | 89 Min. | OV
Director: Buket Alakus
rated for 0 + years
One day, Johnny, a failed club owner (Sido), finds a young Roma woman called Sophia on his doorstep. She claims to have come straight from Belgrade, …
07.10. | Metropolis

Siberian Love

Guests
Germany 2016 | 82 Min. | OV with german s.t.
Director: Olga Delane
rated for 0 + years
Documentary Love in the cold: after 20 years in Berlin, Olga, mid-30s, single, travels to her home village in Siberia. Here, the roles of man and …
07.10. | CinemaxX 8

Jupiter's Moon

Guests
Hungary, Germany 2017 | 128 Min. | OV with german s.t.
Director: Kornel Mundruczó
rated for 0 + years
While fleeing from Syria, Aryan is shot and wounded on the border between Serbia and Hungary. Still in shock, the injured man discovers that he can …
08.10. | CinemaxX 3

Under the family tree

Guests
Germany, Poland 2017 | 92 Min. | OV with german s.t.
Director: Constanze Knoche
rated for 0 + years
Because of trouble at school, 16-year old Isabell's single mum persuades her to take part in a self-knowledge seminar in the Sudeten Mountains. What …
08.10. | Abaton Gross

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 …
08.10. | Passage 1

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 …
08.10. | CinemaxX 8

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 …
08.10. | 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 …
09.10. | CinemaxX 8

Jupiter's Moon

Guests
Hungary, Germany 2017 | 128 Min. | OV with german s.t.
Director: Kornel Mundruczó
rated for 0 + years
While fleeing from Syria, Aryan is shot and wounded on the border between Serbia and Hungary. Still in shock, the injured man discovers that he can …
09.10. | Abaton Klein

Hunting Season

Guests
Argentina, Germany, France 2017 | 105 Min. | OV with german s.t.
Director: Natalia Garagiola
rated for 0 + years
Ernesto is a hunter and leads a secluded existence with his wife and daughter in a small town in Patagonia. But his quiet life is put to the test …
09.10. | Cinemaxx 2

Marita

Guests
Romania 2017 | 100 Min. | OV with english st
Director: Cristi Iftime
rated for 0 + years
Costi is planning to spend a few days with his family in a mountain hut. On the spur of the moment, he persuades his father Sandu, who has long lived …
09.10. | Abaton Gross

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 …
10.10. | Abaton Gross

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 …
10.10. | Metropolis

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 …
10.10. | Cinemaxx 2

Satan Said Dance

Guests
Poland, Netherlands 2016 | 97 Min. | OV with english st
Director: Kasia Rosłaniec
rated for 0 + years
Karolina is a writer and obsessed with parties, sex and drugs. Her life is a tightrope walk between extreme euphoria and disappointment, and studded …
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 …
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 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 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

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 …
13.10. | Studio

Satan Said Dance

Guests
Poland, Netherlands 2016 | 97 Min. | OV with english st
Director: Kasia Rosłaniec
rated for 0 + years
Karolina is a writer and obsessed with parties, sex and drugs. Her life is a tightrope walk between extreme euphoria and disappointment, and studded …
13.10. | Abaton Klein

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 …
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. | 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. | 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. | 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 …