Filmfest
#FFHH17
5.10. - 14.10.2017
Hamburg

Programme 2017

06.10. | CinemaxX 8

The Summit

Guests
Argentina, Spain, France 2017 | 114 Min. | OV with english st
Director: Santiago Mitre
rated for 0 + years
The ruling heads of Latin America come together at a 3000m-high summit meeting to discuss the founding of a new oil alliance. The Argentine Hernán …
06.10. | Abaton Klein

Corporate

Guests
France 2017 | 95 Min. | OV with english st
Director: Nicolas Silhol
rated for 0 + years
Emilie is an HR manager and the soulless, smiling embodiment of neo-liberal profit maximisation ideology. She gets rid of "unviable" employees by …
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. | 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. | Studio

Araby

Guests
Brazil 2017 | 96 Min. | OV with english st
Director: Affonso Uchôa, João Dumans
rated for 0 + years
Andre lives near an aluminium plant in an industrial area of the Brazilian city of Ouro Preto. When Cristiano, one of the workers, has an accident, …
06.10. | CinemaxX 3

Angst - Der Feind in meinem Haus

Guests
Germany 2016 | 89 Min. | OV
Director: Thomas Berger
rated for 0 + years
Randolph Tiefenthaler (Heino Ferch) and his wife Rebecca (Anja Kling) have bought a beautiful 1920s house and move in with their children. The only …
07.10. | CinemaxX 3

Tatort: Borowski und das Land zwischen den Meeren

Guests
Germany 2017 | 89 Min. | OV
Director: Sven Bohse
rated for 0 + years
A man's body is found on Suunholt, a sleepy little island in the North Sea: years previously, Oliver Teuber had been the key figure in a corruption …
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. | Cinemaxx 2

The Summit

Guests
Argentina, Spain, France 2017 | 114 Min. | OV with english st
Director: Santiago Mitre
rated for 0 + years
The ruling heads of Latin America come together at a 3000m-high summit meeting to discuss the founding of a new oil alliance. The Argentine Hernán …
07.10. | Abaton Klein

Balloons

Guests
Argentina 2016 | 65 Min. | OV with english st
Director: Mariano González
rated for 0 + years
After two years in prison, Cesar now works in a small balloon factory in a suburb of Buenos Aires. His everyday life is characterized by the tedium …
08.10. | Abaton Klein

Araby

Guests
Brazil 2017 | 96 Min. | OV with english st
Director: Affonso Uchôa, João Dumans
rated for 0 + years
Andre lives near an aluminium plant in an industrial area of the Brazilian city of Ouro Preto. When Cristiano, one of the workers, has an accident, …
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. | 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 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. | 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 …
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 2

The Cakemaker

Guests
Israel, Germany 2016 | 104 Min. | OV with german s.t.
Director: Ofir Raul Graizer
rated for 0 + years
Thomas, a confectioner from Berlin, is having an affair with Oren, a married Israeli. Their relationship ends abruptly when Oren has a fatal accident …
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. | 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. | 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. | Cinemaxx 2

Corporate

Guests
France 2017 | 95 Min. | OV with english st
Director: Nicolas Silhol
rated for 0 + years
Emilie is an HR manager and the soulless, smiling embodiment of neo-liberal profit maximisation ideology. She gets rid of "unviable" employees by …
10.10. | CinemaxX 8

Crash Test Aglaé

Guests
France 2017 | 85 Min. | OV with english st
Director: Éric Gravel
rated for 0 + years
Aglaé has two outstanding characteristics: she is incredibly stubborn – and loves her job in the crash test department of a car factory. When the …
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. | 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. | 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. | Studio

Balloons

Guests
Argentina 2016 | 65 Min. | OV with english st
Director: Mariano González
rated for 0 + years
After two years in prison, Cesar now works in a small balloon factory in a suburb of Buenos Aires. His everyday life is characterized by the tedium …
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 …
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. | 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. | Studio

The Cakemaker

Guests
Israel, Germany 2016 | 104 Min. | OV with german s.t.
Director: Ofir Raul Graizer
rated for 0 + years
Thomas, a confectioner from Berlin, is having an affair with Oren, a married Israeli. Their relationship ends abruptly when Oren has a fatal accident …
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. | 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 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. | 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. | 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 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. | 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. | Passage 1

Crash Test Aglaé

Guests
France 2017 | 85 Min. | OV with english st
Director: Éric Gravel
rated for 0 + years
Aglaé has two outstanding characteristics: she is incredibly stubborn – and loves her job in the crash test department of a car factory. When the …