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26.9. - 5.10.2019
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10.09.

The Complete Programme

This year FILMFEST HAMBURG shows 144 films from 56 countries in 12 sections. Among them are again a range of festival successes from Cannes, Locarno, …
06.09.

»Eurovisuell« films

The crises in Europe are also becoming apparent in the box-office hits. In addition to two quirky comedies, this year's audience successes on …
26.08.

Opening film and further highlights

A journey back in time to 1974 marks the opening of this year's FILMFEST HAMBURG on September 26 and takes us on a foray into contemporary …

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30.09. | Abaton GR

Reihe für die Minis

Guests
Diverse 2019 | 60 Min. |
Director:
rated for 0 + years
The first cinema experience? The youngest festival audience will be accompanied playfully and age-appropriately by a cheerful program of animated …
30.09. | CinemaxX 3

The Ragged Life of Juice Leskinen

Guests
Finland 2018 | 103 Min. | OV with English subtitles
Director: Teppo Airaksinen
rated for 0 + years
The Finnish Dylan! A melancholy, yet at the same time fast and funny biopic tells of the rise and fall Juice Leskinen, an icon of Finnish pop music, …
30.09. | Abaton GR

Widow of Silence

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India 2018 | 85 Min. | OV with English subtitles
Director: Praveen Morchhale
rated for 0 + years
A widow in Kashmir is denied a new start and is instead forced to undergo an odyssey through a maze of corrupt bureaucracy. Aasia is a so-called …
30.09. | CinemaxX 8

Bad Poems

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Hungary, France 2018 | 97 Min. | OV with English subtitles
Director: Gábor Reisz
rated for 0 + years
A merry-melancholic kaleidoscope of a crisis in which four time frames expertly and startlingly communicate with each other. Tamás‘ soul is …
30.09. | Abaton Klein

Nona. If They Soak Me, I’ll Burn Them

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Chile, Brazil, France, Republic of Korea (South Korea) 2019 | 86 Min. | OV with English subtitles
Director: Camila José Donoso
rated for 0 + years
HYBRID Grandmother, friend, anarchist and arsonist – a director portrays the life of her grandmother with cinematic chutzpah and explores the …
30.09. | CinemaxX 2

Particles

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France, Switzerland 2019 | 98 Min. | OV with English subtitles
Director: Blaise Harrison
rated for 0 + years
Back to the big bang: an atmospherically dense debut feature links sci fi with auteur cinema and describes the creeping transformation of the world …
30.09. | Abaton Klein

Dwelling in the Fuchun Mountains

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People's Republic of China 2019 | 154 Min. | OV with German subtitles
Director: Gu Xiaogang
rated for 0 + years
A film like a river: three generations of a Chinese family drift through four eventful seasons Fuyang lies in a valley in eastern China and was …
30.09. | CinemaxX 3

Trust me

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Germany 2018 | 89 Min. | OV
Director: Thomas Kronthaler
rated for 0 + years
A suggestive psycho-thriller about the power of trust – and its fragility. On a train journey, doctor and single mother Nina (Lisa Maria …
30.09. | Abaton GR

Maternal

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Italy, Argentina 2019 | 91 Min. | OV with German subtitles
Director: Maura Delpero
rated for 0 + years
»Blessed be the fruit of thy womb«: a meeting between a nun and two teenage mothers has a long-term effect on their lives. Young Sister Paola …
30.09. | Passage 1

You Deserve a Lover

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France 2019 | 102 Min. | OV with German subtitles
Director: Hafsia Herzi
rated for 0 + years
Oh, l’amour! In her candid debut film as director, actor Hafsia Herzi looks at the life of a modern young woman who after a break-up gets lost in …
30.09. | Studio

A Son

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Tunisia, France, Lebanon, Qatar 2019 | 96 Min. | OV with German subtitles
Director: Mehdi M. Barsaoui
rated for 0 + years
While two parents fight for the life of their son, their love threatens to founder on events supposedly long past. Tunesia, summer 2011. Fares, …
30.09. | CinemaxX 8

Beats

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United Kingdom 2019 | 98 Min. | OV with German subtitles
Director: Brian Welsh
rated for 0 + years
The last night of a friendship and an explosion of new youth culture: a British music drama with a touch of Trainspotting has the screen booming …
30.09. | Metropolis

Krabi, 2562

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Thailand, United Kingdom 2019 | 93 Min. | OV with English subtitles
Director: Ben Rivers, Anocha Suwichakornpong
rated for 0 + years
HYBRID A tourist hotspot becomes the place where geological eras merge We’re in Krabi in Southern Thailand. The year is 2562 – according to …
30.09. | CinemaxX 2

Fahim

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France 2019 | 107 Min. | OV with German subtitles
Director: Pierre François Martin-Laval
rated for 0 + years
The true story of a young chess genius fighting for the right to stay in France, told with passion and humour. 8-year old Fahim (Assad Ahmed) …
30.09. | Hansa Filmstudio

The Red Hatchback

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Iran, Germany 2019 | 110 Min. | OV with German subtitles
Director: Ashkan Najafi
rated for 0 + years
Happiness on four wheels: a single dad and his son dream of owning their own car. Producer and writer is the Iranian film-maker Mohammad Rasulof …
30.09. | Abaton GR

Abou Leila

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Algeria, France, Qatar 2019 | 139 Min. | OV with English subtitles
Director: Amin Sidi-Boumédiène
rated for 0 + years
A surreal mirror of present-day Algeria: during the civil war, two policeman undertake a nightmarish trip through the desert. In 1994, S. and …
30.09. | Studio

Death Will Come and Shall Have Your Eyes

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Chile, Argentina, Germany 2019 | 88 Min. | OV with English subtitles
Director: José Luis Torres Leiva
rated for 0 + years
Two women rediscover love in the face of death. A quiet, magic end-times drama in the remoteness of a forest hut. María and Ana have been a …
30.09. | CinemaxX 3

Das Gesetz sind wir

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Germany 2019 | 88 Min. | OV
Director: Markus Imboden
rated for 0 + years
Where are the borders between the rule of law and a sense of justice? A realistic, but at the same time satirical look at the world of two law …
30.09. | Passage 1

A Rainy Day in New York

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USA 2019 | 95 Min. | OV with German subtitles
Director: Woody Allen
rated for 0 + years
A RAINY DAY IN NEW YORK is a love letter to old New York in which Woody Allen casts a loving look at the greater and smaller miracles and …
30.09. | Metropolis

An Iron Box

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Austria, Germany 2018 | 102 Min. | OV with English subtitles
Director: Nils Olger
rated for 0 + years
DOCUMENTARY A grandson follows the murderous trail left by his grandfather 70 years previously. After the death of his grandfather, Nils Olger is …
30.09. | CinemaxX 2

When Mum is Away

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Italy 2019 | 94 Min. | OV with German subtitles
Director: Alessandro Genovesi
rated for 0 + years
Papa on the verge of a nervous breakdown: a successful pasta manager suddenly has to run the family household. An Italian commedia al …
30.09. | Abaton Klein

Atlantis

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Ukraine 2019 | 108 Min. | OV with English subtitles
Director: Valentyn Vasyanovych
rated for 0 + years
A dystopian vision of the massive consequences of the war between Ukraine and Russia in the Donbass. East Ukraine in the near future: the …
30.09. | CinemaxX 8

Babyteeth

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Australia 2019 | 117 Min. | OV with English subtitles
Director: Shannon Murphy
rated for 0 + years
When carpe diem is more than just a slogan on a wall: in this unconventional dramedy from Australia, a young woman facing death discovers the beauty …

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