Filmfest
#FFHH17
5.10. - 14.10.2017
Hamburg

Programme 2017

06.10. | Abaton Gross

Oskar's America

Guests
Norway, Sweden 2017 | 79 Min. | OV with English ST and German voice over
Director: Torfinn Iversen
rated for 0 + years
10-year old Oskar has a dream: to ride the American prairies with his mother. Shortly before the summer holidays, his mother travels to the States, …
06.10. | Studio

António Um Dois Três

Guests
Brazil, Portugal 2017 | 95 Min. | OV with english st
Director: Leonardo Mouramateus
rated for 0 + years
When António is thrown out of the family flat by his father, he seeks refuge at his ex-girlfriend's, where he meets a mysterious Brazilian called …
06.10. | CinemaxX 1

My brother Simple

Guests
Germany 2017 | 113 Min. | OV
Director: Markus Goller
rated for 0 + years
Ben (Frederick Lau) and his brother Barnabas (David Kross) have been very close ever since Ben can remember. Barnabas, also known as "Simpel", is 22, …
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 …
06.10. | Passage 1

The Killing of a Sacred Deer

Guests
United Kingdom, Ireland 2017 | 109 Min. | OV with german s.t.
Director: Yorgos Lanthimos
rated for 0 + years
Steven (Colin Farell) and Anna (Nicole Kidman) and their sons Bob and Kim seem to be the perfect family: she is head of an eye clinic, he a heart …
06.10. | Abaton Gross

The Wait

Guests
Denmark 2016 | 61 Min. | OV with english st
Director: Emil Langballe, Andrea Storm Henriksen
rated for 0 + years
DOCUMENTARY She lives in a small town, talks with her girlfriends about boys they fancy and plays football in the local club. Rokhsar would be living …
06.10. | CinemaxX 3

Kein Herz für Inder

Guests
Germany 2016 | 89 Min. | OV
Director: Viviane Andereggen
rated for 0 + years
Instead of the expected "hip" English exchange student, the Neufund family are surprised to have a 13-year old Indian boy come and stay. It's …
06.10. | 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 …
06.10. | CinemaxX 8

Letters for Amina

Guests
Denmark, Germany 2017 | 88 Min. | OV with english st
Director: Jacob Bitsch
rated for 0 + years
The only things that give Janus hope during his time in a psychiatric clinic are letters from his old schoolfriend Amina. Then one day they stop …
07.10. | Abaton Gross

Rudolf the black cat

Guests
Japan 2016 | 89 Min. | OV with English ST and German voice over
Director: Kunihiko Yuyama, Motonori Sakakibara
rated for 0 + years
Recommended from age 6ANIMATION Rudolf is a sweet little black cat that lives a sheltered life with his family in the Japanese city of Gifu. One day, …
07.10. | CinemaxX 8

My brother Simple

Guests
Germany 2017 | 113 Min. | OV
Director: Markus Goller
rated for 0 + years
Ben (Frederick Lau) and his brother Barnabas (David Kross) have been very close ever since Ben can remember. Barnabas, also known as "Simpel", is 22, …
07.10. | Abaton Gross

1:54

Guests
Canada 2016 | 106 Min. | OF, OV with german s.t.
Director: Yan England
rated for 0 + years
Recommended from age 14Tim is a gifted runner and a motivated pupil. But his classmates have little time for him. In particular, Jeff, who is …
07.10. | Abaton Klein

The Wait

Guests
Denmark 2016 | 61 Min. | OV with english st
Director: Emil Langballe, Andrea Storm Henriksen
rated for 0 + years
DOCUMENTARY She lives in a small town, talks with her girlfriends about boys they fancy and plays football in the local club. Rokhsar would be living …
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. | 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, …
07.10. | Passage 1

Es war einmal Indianerland

Guests
Germany 2017 | 97 Min. | OV with english st
Director: Ilker Catak
rated for 0 + years
A high-rise estate in Hamburg. The young boxer Mauser falls in love with Jackie (Emilia Schüle) a red-haired girl from a wealthy family. When his …
07.10. | Abaton Gross

The Killing of a Sacred Deer

Guests
United Kingdom, Ireland 2017 | 109 Min. | OV with german s.t.
Director: Yorgos Lanthimos
rated for 0 + years
Steven (Colin Farell) and Anna (Nicole Kidman) and their sons Bob and Kim seem to be the perfect family: she is head of an eye clinic, he a heart …
08.10. | Abaton Gross

Die Pfefferkörner

Guests
Germany 2017 | 60 Min. | OV
Director: Daniel Drechsel-Grau
rated for 0 + years
Recommended from age 6DIE RATTE IST LOS [THE RAT'S OUT] Strange goings-on in Mia and Alice's mother's new café. To top it all, a rat appears and …
08.10. | CinemaxX 3

Die Pfefferkörner

Guests
Germany 2017 | 60 Min. | OV
Director: Daniel Drechsel-Grau
rated for 0 + years
Recommended from age 6DIE RATTE IST LOS [THE RAT'S OUT] Strange goings-on in Mia and Alice's mother's new café. To top it all, a rat appears and …
08.10. | 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 …
08.10. | CinemaxX 8

Letters for Amina

Guests
Denmark, Germany 2017 | 88 Min. | OV with english st
Director: Jacob Bitsch
rated for 0 + years
The only things that give Janus hope during his time in a psychiatric clinic are letters from his old schoolfriend Amina. Then one day they stop …
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. | Studio

A Fish Out of Water

Guests
Taiwan 2017 | 91 Min. | OV with english st
Director: Lai Kuo-An
rated for 0 + years
Yi-an's parents are shocked when he asks them to help him find his "previous parents". Is their son mentally ill? Is he overwrought because he's just …
08.10. | CinemaxX 8

The Invisibles

Guests
Germany 2017 | 110 Min. | OV
Director: Claus Räfle
rated for 0 + years
Berlin, 1943. The Nazi regime has declared the capital of the Reich officially "Jew-free". But a few Jews have managed to slip through the net. Cioma …
08.10. | CinemaxX 3

Tatort: Die dunkle Zeit

Guests
Germany 2017 | 90 Min. | OV
Director: Niki Stein
rated for 0 + years
Because Nina Schramm (Anja Kling), chairwoman of a populist party, is receiving an increasing number of death threats, Inspector Falke (Wotan Wilke …
08.10. | Cinemaxx 2

Beach Rats

Guests
USA 2017 | 95 Min. | OV with german s.t.
Director: Eliza Hittman
rated for 0 + years
Summer in Coney Island. Teenager Frankie is a drifter: during the day, he hangs with his friends on the beach, smoking weed. But neither his macho …
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. | Abaton Gross

Ballad from Tibet

Guests
China 2017 | 100 Min. | OV with English ST and German voice over
Director: Zhang Wei
rated for 0 + years
Recommended from age 10An odyssey based on true events: Thupten, Droma und Kalsang, three children from a Tibetan village, set out with their older …
09.10. | CinemaxX 3

The Invisibles

Guests
Germany 2017 | 110 Min. | OV
Director: Claus Räfle
rated for 0 + years
Berlin, 1943. The Nazi regime has declared the capital of the Reich officially "Jew-free". But a few Jews have managed to slip through the net. Cioma …
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. | Studio

Paris is a moveable feast - a film in 18 waves

Guests
France 2017 | 95 Min. | OV with english st
Director: Sylvain George
rated for 0 + years
DOCUMENTARY After the terror attacks on Paris in November 2015, a state of emergency was declared and the right of assembly strictly limited. …
09.10. | Studio

António Um Dois Três

Guests
Brazil, Portugal 2017 | 95 Min. | OV with english st
Director: Leonardo Mouramateus
rated for 0 + years
When António is thrown out of the family flat by his father, he seeks refuge at his ex-girlfriend's, where he meets a mysterious Brazilian called …
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. | Abaton Gross

1:54

Guests
Canada 2016 | 106 Min. | OF, OV with german s.t.
Director: Yan England
rated for 0 + years
Recommended from age 14Tim is a gifted runner and a motivated pupil. But his classmates have little time for him. In particular, Jeff, who is …
10.10. | CinemaxX 8

Es war einmal Indianerland

Guests
Germany 2017 | 97 Min. | OV with english st
Director: Ilker Catak
rated for 0 + years
A high-rise estate in Hamburg. The young boxer Mauser falls in love with Jackie (Emilia Schüle) a red-haired girl from a wealthy family. When his …
10.10. | CinemaxX 3

Women Walk the Walk

Guests
Germany 2016 | 90 Min. | OV
Director: Matthias Tiefenbacher
rated for 0 + years
In a village located idyllically in the Bavarian foothills, Paula (Anna Maria Mühe), the young owner of a restaurant, receives an offer from an …
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. | 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

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. | 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. | 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 …
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

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. | 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 …
13.10. | Abaton Gross

Queen of Niendorf

Guests
Germany 2017 | 67 Min. | OV with english st
Director: Joya Thome
rated for 0 + years
Recommended from age 8It's the summer holidays and 10-year old Lea is exploring her home town of Niendorf in East German Brandenburg. She discovers …
13.10. | Abaton Gross

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 …
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. | 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 …
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. | 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 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. | 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 …