Filmfest
#FFHH17
5.10. - 14.10.2017
Hamburg

Programme 2017

06.10. | Metropolis

Citizen Jane: Battle for the City

Guests
USA 2016 | 92 Min. | OV
Director: Matt Tyrnauer
rated for 0 + years
DOCUMENTARY In den 1950s, city planner Robert Moses had big plans for New York: run-down quarters would be flattened and replaced with …
06.10. | Abaton Klein

Mrs. Fang

Guests
Hong Kong, France, Germany 2017 | 86 Min. | OV with english st
Director: Wang Bing
rated for 0 + years
DOCUMENTARY Fang Xiu Ying is 67 years old, was a farmer and has been suffering from Alzheimer's for eight years. The director follows her closely …
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. | Metropolis

In the center of the world

Guests
Germany 2016 | 92 Min. | OV with english st
Director: Thomas Oswald
rated for 0 + years
Documentary "The longer you think, the likelier it is that you'll get something like the double bonus game on a fruit machine": four young people …
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. | 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. | Metropolis

The Summit - Performing G20

Guests
Germany 2017 | 77 Min. | OV
Director: Rasmus Gerlach
rated for 0 + years
DOCUMENTARY The lasting memories of the G20 summit in Hamburg are above all the pictures of destruction and escalating violence, which largely …
08.10. | Cinemaxx 2

Score: A Film Music Documentary

Guests
USA 2016 | 93 Min. | OV with german s.t.
Director: Matt Schrader
rated for 0 + years
DOCUMENTARY "Music is a film's heartbeat!" says James Cameron. What would classics of film history like Psycho, the Bond films, Indiana Jones or …
08.10. | Abaton Klein

Ex Libris. The New York Public Library

Guests
USA 2017 | 197 Min. | OV with german s.t.
Director: Frederick Wiseman
rated for 0 + years
DOCUMENTARY With more than 51 million media, the New York Public Library is one of the largest of its kind in the world. Opened in 1911, the building …
08.10. | Metropolis

Mrs. Fang

Guests
Hong Kong, France, Germany 2017 | 86 Min. | OV with english st
Director: Wang Bing
rated for 0 + years
DOCUMENTARY Fang Xiu Ying is 67 years old, was a farmer and has been suffering from Alzheimer's for eight years. The director follows her closely …
09.10. | Metropolis

I am Gentrifications: Confessions of a Scoundrel

Guests
Switzerland 2017 | 96 Min. | OV with english st
Director: Thomas Haemmerli
rated for 0 + years
DOCUMENTARY Thomas Haemmerli is Swiss and the son of a lawyer has had a chequered career: the army, squatter, student of law and philosophy, yuppie, …
10.10. | Cinemaxx 2

Makala

Guests
France 2017 | 96 Min. | OV with english st
Director: Emmanuel Gras
rated for 0 + years
DOCUMENTARY In Kolwezi, a town in Southern Congo, a young man works as a charcoal burner, making charcoal to sell in the town. The roads he has to …
10.10. | Passage 1

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 …
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 2

I am Gentrifications: Confessions of a Scoundrel

Guests
Switzerland 2017 | 96 Min. | OV with english st
Director: Thomas Haemmerli
rated for 0 + years
DOCUMENTARY Thomas Haemmerli is Swiss and the son of a lawyer has had a chequered career: the army, squatter, student of law and philosophy, yuppie, …
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. | Metropolis

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 …
12.10. | Metropolis

Napalm

Guests
France 2017 | 100 Min. | OV with english st
Director: Claude Lanzmann
rated for 0 + years
DOCUMENTARY In 1958, a young French socialist is a member of the first official Western delegation ever to visit North Korea. He gets to know a …
12.10. | Metropolis

Makala

Guests
France 2017 | 96 Min. | OV with english st
Director: Emmanuel Gras
rated for 0 + years
DOCUMENTARY In Kolwezi, a town in Southern Congo, a young man works as a charcoal burner, making charcoal to sell in the town. The roads he has to …
13.10. | Studio

Ex Libris. The New York Public Library

Guests
USA 2017 | 197 Min. | OV with german s.t.
Director: Frederick Wiseman
rated for 0 + years
DOCUMENTARY With more than 51 million media, the New York Public Library is one of the largest of its kind in the world. Opened in 1911, the building …
13.10. | Metropolis

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 …
13.10. | Metropolis

Promised Land

Guests
USA, Germany 2017 | 117 Min. | OV
Director: Eugene Jarecki
rated for 0 + years
DOCUMENTARY Across the USA in Elvis' Rolls Royce. Contemporaries of the King climb aboard, fans, celebrities like Ethan Hawke, Ashton Kutcher and …
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 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

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. | 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 …