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 …
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. | Metropolis

Drift

Guests
Germany 2017 | 97 Min. | OV with english st
Director: Helena Wittmann
rated for 0 + years
Two women spend the weekend on the North Sea. They go for walks on the beach, enjoy local delicacies like freshly made fish rolls and check their …
06.10. | Abaton Gross

Life Guidance

Guests
Austria 2017 | 101 Min. | OV with english st
Director: Ruth Mader
rated for 0 + years
Europe in the not too distant future: capitalism has perfected itself and developed an enthusiastic class of achievers to keep it going. They live …
06.10. | Passage 1

Tomorrow and Thereafter

Guests
France 2017 | 95 Min. | OV with german s.t.
Director: Noémie Lvovsky
rated for 0 + years
9.year old Mathilde is a loner, without a single friend at school. Since her parents' separation, she's lived with her mum (Noémie Lvovsky), a …
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. | Studio

Baronesa

Guests
Brazil 2017 | 75 Min. | OV with english st
Director: Juliana Antunes
rated for 0 + years
DOCUMENTARY The favelas on the outskirts of the Brazilian metropolis Belo Horizonte have women's names. Leidiane and Andreia are friends and live in …
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. | 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 …
07.10. | Abaton Klein

Life Guidance

Guests
Austria 2017 | 101 Min. | OV with english st
Director: Ruth Mader
rated for 0 + years
Europe in the not too distant future: capitalism has perfected itself and developed an enthusiastic class of achievers to keep it going. They live …
07.10. | Passage 1

Montparnasse Bienvenüe

Guests
France 2017 | 97 Min. | OV with german s.t.
Director: Léonor Serraille
rated for 0 + years
After a long stay in Mexico, Paula returns to Paris. With no money and no plans for the future, one after another she gets in touch with her old …
08.10. | Metropolis

Pre-Crime

Guests
Germany 2017 | 87 Min. | OV with german s.t.
Director: Monika Hielscher, Matthias Heeder
rated for 0 + years
DOCUMENTARY When science fiction becomes reality: the expression "pre-crime" was coined by US author Philip K. Dick and describes the fulfillment of …
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. | Metropolis

Werner Nekes - The Life Between Images

Guests
Germany 2017 | 88 Min. | OV
Director: Ulrike Pfeiffer
rated for 0 + years
Documentary January 2017 saw the death of Werner Nekes, one of Germany's most significant experimental film-makers. He made more than 100 films, …
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. | Metropolis

Do you sometimes feel burned out and empty?

Guests
Germany, Netherlands 2017 | 94 Min. | OV with english st
Director: Lola Randl
rated for 0 + years
One morning, relationship therapist Luisa (Lina Beckmann) wakes up to find that she has become two: overnight, she has turned into the old Luisa and …
08.10. | Studio

The Future Perfect

Guests
Argentina 2016 | 65 Min. | OV with english st
Director: Nele Wohlatz
rated for 0 + years
HYBRID Xiaobin is 17 and doesn't speak a word of Spanish when she arrives in Argentina. While her family live in their own parallel universe, the …
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 …
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. | Abaton Gross

Mademoiselle Paradis

Guests
Germany, Austria 2017 | 97 Min. | OV with english st
Director: Barbara Albert
rated for 0 + years
Vienna, 1777. Despite having lost her sight at an early age, 18-year old Maria Theresia »Resi« Paradis (Maria Dragus) is celebrated in Viennese …
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. | CinemaxX 8

The Future Perfect

Guests
Argentina 2016 | 65 Min. | OV with english st
Director: Nele Wohlatz
rated for 0 + years
HYBRID Xiaobin is 17 and doesn't speak a word of Spanish when she arrives in Argentina. While her family live in their own parallel universe, the …
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. | 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. | 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. | 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. | 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 …
11.10. | Passage 1

Battle of the Sexes

Guests
USA 2017 | 122 Min. | OV with german s.t.
Director: Jonathan Dayton, Valerie Faris
rated for 0 + years
Houston, 1973. The exhibition match between the best female tennis player in the world, Billie Jean King (Emma Stone) and ex-tennis champion Bobby …
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. | Abaton Klein

Montparnasse Bienvenüe

Guests
France 2017 | 97 Min. | OV with german s.t.
Director: Léonor Serraille
rated for 0 + years
After a long stay in Mexico, Paula returns to Paris. With no money and no plans for the future, one after another she gets in touch with her old …
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. | 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

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. | 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. | 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. | 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. | 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. | CinemaxX 8

Tomorrow and Thereafter

Guests
France 2017 | 95 Min. | OV with german s.t.
Director: Noémie Lvovsky
rated for 0 + years
9.year old Mathilde is a loner, without a single friend at school. Since her parents' separation, she's lived with her mum (Noémie Lvovsky), a …
13.10. | Abaton Klein

Mademoiselle Paradis

Guests
Germany, Austria 2017 | 97 Min. | OV with english st
Director: Barbara Albert
rated for 0 + years
Vienna, 1777. Despite having lost her sight at an early age, 18-year old Maria Theresia »Resi« Paradis (Maria Dragus) is celebrated in Viennese …
13.10. | Passage 1

Battle of the Sexes

Guests
USA 2017 | 122 Min. | OV with german s.t.
Director: Jonathan Dayton, Valerie Faris
rated for 0 + years
Houston, 1973. The exhibition match between the best female tennis player in the world, Billie Jean King (Emma Stone) and ex-tennis champion Bobby …
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. | 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. | 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 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. | 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. | 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. | 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. | 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 …