Filmfest
#FFHH19
26.9. - 5.10.2019
Hamburg

FILM ARCHIVE

Die Affäre Borgward

FF 2018 | Germany 2018 | 90 Min. | OV
Director: Marcus O. Rosenmüller
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A biopic about an outstanding North German personality who became a symbol for the glamour and hubris of the years of Germany's post-war economic …

All Creatures Welcome

FF 2018 | Germany 2018 | 87 Min. | OV with German and English subtitles
Director: Sandra Trostel
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DOCUMENTARY The Chaos Computer Club is the largest group of hackers in Europe and stands for net neutrality and freedom of information. In the …

American Chaos

FF 2018 | USA 2018 | 90 Min. | OV
Director: James D. Stern
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DOCUMENTARY Surrounded by Trump voters: a journey to the dark heart of American politics. Six months before the US presidential election in 2016 …

Amin

FF 2018 | France 2018 | 91 Min. | OV with English subtitles
Director: Philippe Faucon
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This sensitive drama about migration illustrates not just loneliness in alien places but also the gap that is left back home. Nine years ago, …

Anote's Ark

FF 2018 | Canada 2018 | 77 Min. | OV with English subtitles
Director: Matthieu Rytz
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DOCUMENTARY As a country disappears into the sea, its president fights for the future of his citizens. While the industrialized nations bicker …

Another Day of Life

FF 2018 | Poland, Spain, Belgium, Germany 2018 | 85 Min. | OV with German subtitles
Director: Raúl de la Fuente, Damian Nenow
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ANIMATION The thrilling story of a three-month journey undertaken by the well-known Polish reporter Ryszard Kapuściński through war-torn Angola. …

Are you happy?

FF 2018 | Germany 2018 | 88 Min. | OV
Director: Max Zähle
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The precisely observed psychological study of a marriage, its failure and a possible future. After 13 years together, Sonja (Laura Tonke) and …

Aufbruch in die Freiheit

FF 2018 | Germany 2017 | 89 Min. | OV
Director: Isabel Kleefeld
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A woman decides on a new, self-determined life. The drama tells one of the stories behind Stern magazine's 1971 cover story "We had …

A Balkan Noir

FF 2018 | Sweden, Montenegro 2017 | 74 Min. | OV with English subtitles
Director: Drazen Kuljanin
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Raging revenge in 20 chapters: a woman seeks vengeance for the loss of her daughter in this dynamic, brilliantly composed psycho-thriller.Five years …

The Beginning of Something

FF 2018 | Germany 2018 | 89 Min. | OV
Director: Thomas Berger
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A woman between reality and insanity: a sensitively told psychological drama based on a story by Siegfried Lenz. Anne Hoppe (Ina Weisse), …

Belmonte

FF 2018 | Uruguay, Mexico, Spain 2018 | 75 Min. | OV with English subtitles
Director: Federico Veiroj
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In the midst of a midlife crisis, a painter fights to retain his creativity and the love of his daughter. A moving character study from Uruguay about …

Bernd - Pictures of an Announced Death

FF 2018 | Germany 2018 | 69 Min. | OV
Director: Dietrich Duppel
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DOCUMENTARY The diagnosis: a brain tumour. Bernd asks the director to accompany him and make a film about his illness. A moving story about not …

The Blessed

FF 2018 | France, Belgium, Qatar 2017 | 102 Min. | OV with English subtitles
Director: Sofia Djama
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Why didn't we leave? A family is suffering with their home country Algeria. A sensitive drama on the subject of escape, as seen from the other side …

Blochin

FF 2018 | Germany 2018 | 109 Min. | OV
Director: Matthias Glasner
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The final episode in Matthias Glasner's thriller series – with idiosyncratic characters, an action-filled story and fascinating photography …

Blue Note Records: Beyond the Notes

FF 2018 | Switzerland, USA 2018 | 85 Min. | OV with German subtitles
Director: Sophie Huber
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OCUMENTARY An inspiring look behind the scenes at the pioneering jazz label Blue Note Records, which made artists like Herbie Hancock, Wayne Shorter …

Buenos Aires al Pacífico

FF 2018 | Argentina 2018 | 98 Min. | OV with English subtitles
Director: Mariano Donoso
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ESSAY On the trail of a disused stretch of railway, a hypnotic documentary full of lyricism.In 1910, the railway line between Buenos Aires and …

Butterflies

FF 2018 | Turkey 2018 | 117 Min. | OV with German subtitles
Director: Tolga Karaçelik
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Three siblings and a will: a drama full of black humour about a journey to a remote part of Turkey and the heart of a family.For the last 30 years, …

The Cake General

FF 2018 | Sweden 2018 | 101 Min. | OV with German subtitles
Director: Filip Hammar, Fredrik Wikingsson
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In this oddball comedy based on real events, the inhabitants of a small town in the Swedish provinces prove with record-breaking cakes that they are …

Cassandro the Exotico!

FF 2018 | France 2018 | 73 Min. | OV with English subtitles
Director: Marie Losier
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DOCUMENTARY A portrait of the Mexican drag queen/wrestler Cassandro and his retirement from the sport.„Exótico“ is the name given to wrestlers …

A Coach's Daughter

FF 2018 | Poland 2018 | 83 Min. | OV with English subtitles
Director: Lukasz Grzegorzek
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A sensitive road movie about an ambitious tennis coach and his teenage daughter who wants to make her own way in the world. It's a scorching hot …

Dany

FF 2018 | Belgium, France 2018 | 89 Min. | OV with English subtitles
Director: François Damiens
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Following in the footsteps of Borat, this Belgian cinema hit is an anarchic comedy about a whacky ex-con and his son which uses hidden cameras to …

Dead Souls

FF 2018 | France, Switzerland 2018 | 495 Min. | OV with English subtitles
Director: Wang Bing
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DOCUMENTARY Survivors tell of their time in the reeducation camps of Mao's China. Their words and faces form a monumental 8-hour memorial. In …

Divorce for Beginners

FF 2018 | Germany 2017 | 89 Min. | OV
Director: Thorsten M. Schmidt
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A »war of roses« as a recipe against a boring marriage? Andrea Sawatzki and Christian Berkel show us how in this screwball comedy. When the teasing …

Dogman

FF 2018 | Italy, France 2018 | 103 Min. | OV with German subtitles
Director: Matteo Garrone
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A man fights for his dignity in a thrilling urban Western which is at the same time a parable about life in contemporary Italy.A ramshackle Italian …

Domestique

FF 2018 | Czech Republic, Slovakian Republic 2018 | 118 Min. | OV with English subtitles
Director: Adam Sedlák
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A claustrophobic, darkly funny Czech psychothriller about the decline of a relationship After a long break due to injury, pro cyclist Roman has …

Dry Martina

FF 2018 | Chile, Argentina 2018 | 90 Min. | OV with English subtitles
Director: Che Sandoval
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A forgotten singer rediscovers her sexuality – and a branch of the family. A very funny, lusty comedy from Chile.In the 1990s, Martina was a star …

Echte Bauern singen besser

FF 2018 | Germany 2018 | 88 Min. | OV
Director: Holger Haase
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Rocking the provinces: a lookalike farce with Sebastian Bezzel in a double role. Shy farmer Sven and haggard rock star Alexander Gromberg have …

Ella and Nell

FF 2018 | Germany 2018 | 79 Min. | OV with English subtitles
Director: Aline Chukwuedo
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Where were you when I needed you? A hiking movie about two friends who have grown apart. The sun is high in the heavens, the landscape …

Erased,___ Ascent of the Invisible

FF 2018 | Lebanon 2018 | 76 Min. | OV with English subtitles
Director: Ghassan Halawani
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ESSAY A film that resembles an archaeological excavation, a city as transient memory store and a crime of which no trace remains. 35 years ago, …

A Family Tour

FF 2018 | Taiwan, Singapore, Hong Kong, Malaysia 2018 | 107 Min. | OV with English subtitles
Director: Liang Ying
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Family reunion on neutral ground: in a furious melodrama, Yang Lian reworks his own experience of forced placelessness in exile as a politically …

The Favourite

FF 2018 | United Kingdom, Ireland, USA 2017 | 119 Min. | OV with German subtitles
Director: Yorgos Lanthimos
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In his new film, Yorgos Lanthimos weaves a complex web of intrigue, envy and treachery about lady-in-waiting Abigail (Emma Stone). The early …

Firecrackers

FF 2018 | Canada 2018 | 93 Min. | OV
Director: Jasmin Mozaffari
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Out of the provinces, into the big city! A wild, impulsive drama about two girlfriends who make a break for freedom. Lou and Chantal are best …

First Man

FF 2018 | USA 2018 | 141 Min. | OV with German subtitles
Director: Damien Chazelle
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After the international success of La La Land, director Damien Chazelle and Darsteller Ryan Gosling set out for the moon –  in a thrilling …

Fischer sucht Frau

FF 2018 | Germany 2018 | 88 Min. | OV
Director: Sinan Akkus
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A city-dweller rediscovers his unloved birthplace. After a long absence, Alex (Sebastian Fräsdorf) visits his old home town of Stresund. He …

Flammable Children (Swinging Safari)

FF 2018 | Australia 2017 | 97 Min. | OV with German subtitles
Director: Stephan Elliott
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Three families, the sexual revolution and a rotting whale – this wild and wacky comedy starring Guy Pearce and Kylie Minogue takes us back to 1970s …

A Fortunate Man

FF 2018 | Denmark 2018 | 162 Min. | OV with German subtitles
Director: Bille August
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The rise and fall of a Danish visionary: veteran director Bille August films an epic of turn-of-the-century Denmark.Denmark, around 1900. Young Per …

Fourteen-and-a-half Collisions 

FF 2018 | Germany 2018 | 97 Min. | OV with German subtitles
Director: Guido Weihermüller
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DOCUMENTARY Sensitive insights into an unusual wheelchair basketball team in Hamburg – and an unusual friendship.After a terrorist attack, 24-year …

Fugue

FF 2018 | Poland, Czech Republic, Sweden 2018 | 100 Min. | OV with English subtitles
Director: Agnieszka Smoczynska
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A woman with amnesia returns against her will to her former life. This Polish psychodrama is a fascinating and disturbing journey into a dark past …

Genesis

FF 2018 | Canada 2018 | 130 Min. | OV with English subtitles
Director: Philippe Lesage
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A sensitive coming-of-age film from Quebec about first love and the desire to break out of society's conformity of feelings. Three young people …

Gordon & Paddy

FF 2018 | Sweden 2017 | 62 Min. | OV with German voice over
Director: Linda Hambäck
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Frog Gordon, chief of the forest police, is due to retire shortly and is faced with his last big case: all the squirrel's painstakingly collected …

Graves Without a Name

FF 2018 | Cambodia, France 2018 | 115 Min. | OV with English subtitles
Director: Rithy Panh
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DOCUMENTARY A documentary meditation which in poetic pictures translates the pain of the survivors of the Khmer Rouge terror regime. For 30 …

Guy

FF 2018 | France 2018 | 95 Min. | OV with English subtitles
Director: Alex Lutz
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A tragicomic mockumentary about the tentative attempts of a father and son to get close. Among his deceased mother's possessions budding …

Halloween

FF 2018 | USA 2018 | 109 Min. | OV with German subtitles
Director: David Gordon Green
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40 years ago, John Carpenter rewrote the rulebook for horror films with Halloween. Now serial killer Michael Myers is back. Carpenter was executive …

Happy Lamento

FF 2018 | Germany 2018 | 90 Min. | OV with English subtitles
Director: Alexander Kluge featuring Khavn De La Cruz
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ESSAY After more than 20 years, Alexander Kluge returns to the cinema screen with a happy lament that links the slums of Manila with Elvis …

The Harvesters

FF 2018 | South Africa, France, Greece, Poland 2018 | 105 Min. | OV with English subtitles
Director: Etienne Kallos
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A raw, atmospheric drama about masculinity in South Africa's "Bible Belt".South Africa. The central province of Free State is a bulwark of the white …

Hayflower, Quiltshoe and The Rubens Brothers

FF 2018 | Finland 2017 | 89 Min. | OV with German voice over
Director: Anna Dahlman
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The Kattilakoski family are going on holiday and it's not only the kids Hayflower and Quiltshoe who can't wait. The two whimsical village policemen …

Heaven Without People

FF 2018 | Lebanon 2017 | 91 Min. | OV with English subtitles
Director: Lucien Bourjeily
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A family get-together ends in chaos, reflecting the rifts running through Lebanon.Easter in Beirut. Josephine is overjoyed that for the first time in …

Hotel by the River

FF 2018 | Republic of Korea (South Korea) 2018 | 96 Min. | OV with German subtitles
Director: Hong Sangsoo
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A small ensemble, a feast of witty dialogue – and a lot of alcohol: Hong Sang Soo makes a shout-out for filmic minimalism. In a hotel …

The House That Jack Built

FF 2018 | Denmark, Germany, France, Sweden 2018 | 153 Min. | OV with German subtitles
Director: Lars von Trier
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Enfant terrible Lars von Trier explores the sadistic depths of a serial killer. Loner Jack (Matt Dillon) is highly intelligent, but also highly …

House of My Fathers

FF 2018 | Sri Lanka 2018 | 95 Min. | OV with English subtitles
Director: Suba Sivakumaran
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Dealing with trauma in the primeval forests of Sri Lanka: a political parable about war and remembrance with superb, lyrical cinematography. The …

I Do Not Care If We Go Down In History As Barbarians

FF 2018 | Romania, Czech Republic, France, Bulgaria, Germany 2018 | 139 Min. | OV with English subtitles
Director: Radu Jude
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Romania took an active part in the Holocaust – today the country is in complete denial. An absurd morality tale about selective memory in today's …

I Remember the Crows

FF 2018 | Brazil 2018 | 84 Min. | OV with English subtitles
Director: Gustavo Vinagre
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DOCUMENTARY In the darkness of the night, the transsexual actor Julia Katharine reflects on her search for love and identity. A sleepless night. …

The Image Book

FF 2018 | Switzerland, France 2018 | 84 Min. | OV with English subtitles
Director: Jean-Luc Godard
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In his latest work, legendary director Jean-Luc Godard contemplates the status quo in the world. A stream of thoughts like a rush. An …

The Image You Missed

FF 2018 | France, Ireland, USA 2018 | 73 Min. | OV with English subtitles
Director: Donal Foreman
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ESSAY The civil war in Northern Ireland as the backdrop for a father-son story – and for a reflection on political cinema. For more than 30 …

In Love and War

FF 2018 | Denmark, Germany, Czech Republic 2018 | 135 Min. | OV with English subtitles
Director: Kasper Torsting
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A tense German-Danish melodrama based on actual events about the fate of a soldier back from the war. The First World War, South Jutland is part …

In The Desert – A Documentary Diptych

FF 2018 | Israel, Canada 2018 | 215 Min. | OV with English subtitles
Director: Avner Faingulernt
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DOCUMENTARY In direct proximity and yet without contact: in West Jordan, Israeli settlers and Palestinian farmers live side by side – in separate …

In the mighty jungle

FF 2018 | France 2018 | 81 Min. | OV with German subtitles
Director: Caroline Capelle, Ombline Ley
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DOCUMENTARY La Pépinière, an institution for handicapped young people in Northern France, has lots of space -- for music, art and sport. The young …

The Innocent

FF 2018 | Switzerland, Germany 2018 | 110 Min. | OV with German subtitles
Director: Simon Jaquemet
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A disturbing drama about a woman shaken to the core by an encounter with the past.The active Christian and neuro-scientific assistant Ruth leads a …

Kaisersturz

FF 2018 | Germany 2018 | 90 Min. | OV
Director: Christoph Röhl
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Docudrama about one of the most important periods in German history: the end of the monarchy and the proclamation of the First Republic. 1918, …

A Land Imagined

FF 2018 | Singapore, France, Netherlands 2018 | 95 Min. | OV with English subtitles
Director: Yeo Siew Hua
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An elegant neo-film noir that slinks through Singapore by night and explores the shadowy existence of itinerant workers on the fringes of society …

Land of my children

FF 2018 | Germany, Switzerland 2018 | 88 Min. | OV with German subtitles
Director: Darío Aguirre
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DOCUMENTARY Unexpectedly, the German authorities offer the Ecuadorian director Dario Aguirre German citizenship. In this tenderly ironic …

Las hijas del fuego

FF 2018 | Argentina 2018 | 115 Min. | OV with German subtitles
Director: Albertina Carri
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An explicit road movie, in which director Albertina Carri explores female sexuality poetically, pornographically and sensually. In Ushuaia, the …

Little Tickles

FF 2018 | France 2018 | 103 Min. | OV with German subtitles
Director: Andréa Bescond, Eric Métayer
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In this autobiographically inspired drama, co-director and leading actor Andréa Bescond deals unsparingly yet humorously with the consequences of …

Loro

FF 2018 | Italy, France 2018 | 157 Min. | OV with German subtitles
Director: Paolo Sorrentino
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Oscar-winner Paolo Sorrentino tells the opulent story of the life of Silvio Berlusconi, who still polarizes Italian society today. Italy. Everyone …

M

FF 2018 | France 2018 | 105 Min. | OV with German subtitles
Director: Yolande Zauberman
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DOCUMENTARY Fearlessly, the film uncovers a web of child abuse in an ultra-orthodox community near Tel Aviv. M won the special jury prize at Locarno …

Malila: The Farewell Flower

FF 2018 | Thailand 2017 | 96 Min. | OV with English subtitles
Director: Anucha Boonyawatana
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Two loves take their leave and confront their demons. A breath-taking meditation on life, death and memory. Once upon a time, Pich was Shane's …

Mario

FF 2018 | Switzerland 2018 | 119 Min. | OV
Director: Marcel Gisler
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Two professional footballers fall in love – the start of a tightrope walk between secrecy and gossip. The drama tackles a taboo subject with subtle …

McQueen

FF 2018 | United Kingdom 2017 | 111 Min. | OV with German subtitles
Director: Ian Bonhôte, Peter Ettedgui
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DOCUMENTARY A many-layered portrait of the star designer Alexander McQueen, who, thanks to his ambition and instinct, went from being a unremarkable …

Mirai

FF 2018 | Japan 2018 | 98 Min. | OV with German subtitles
Director: Mamoru Hosoda
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ANIMATION A four-year old escapes into a world of fantasy. Playful, visually impressive anime. Kun is a happy four-year old – up until the …

Monrovia, Indiana

FF 2018 | USA 2018 | 143 Min. | OV
Director: Frederick Wiseman
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DOCUMENTARY During his research of contemporary American life, master documentarist Frederick Wiseman spent time in the Mid-West – and illuminated …

The Most Beautiful Couple

FF 2018 | Germany, France 2018 | 97 Min. | OV with English subtitles
Director: Sven Taddicken
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A man takes the law into his own hands: Sven Taddicken's new film is a sensitive, yet tense  revenge drama. Malte (Maximilian Brückner) …

Nancy

FF 2018 | USA 2018 | 86 Min. | OV with German subtitles
Director: Christina Choe
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In this US indie production, a woman takes on a new identity and weaves herself -- and the audience -- into a web of illusion and reality. Nancy …

Nervous Translation

FF 2018 | Philippines 2018 | 91 Min. | OV with English subtitles
Director: Shireen Seno
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The world between globalized clan and doll's house, a playful portrait of a shy girl. Yael is often alone: her father works abroad, her mother …

Nice Girls Don't Stay for Breakfast

FF 2018 | USA 2018 | 93 Min. | OV with German subtitles
Director: Bruce Weber
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DOCUMENTARY Bad boy – and aesthete: a fascinating portrait of Robert Mitchum which reveals little-known aspects of the actor. In the 1990s, …

Nightshift - Long live Death

FF 2018 | Germany 2017 | 90 Min. | OV
Director: Lars Becker
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The new episode of Nachschicht is a film noir of the finest kind and at the same time an ironic refraction. Johnny de Groot is head of a …

Oh Gloria

FF 2018 | Germany 2018 | 90 Min. | OV
Director: Ingo Rasper
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Tragicomedy with Dagmar Manzel as the ordinary hero from an East German village, a very special cow and a disputed inheritance that could ruin …

On Her Shoulders

FF 2018 | USA 2018 | 94 Min. | OV with English subtitles
Director: Alexandria Bombach
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DOCUMENTARY The portrait of a genocide survivor who became the symbol of a whole ethnic group. Nadia Murad is 23, an Iraki Yazidi and a survivor …

One Step Behind the Seraphim

FF 2018 | Romania 2017 | 147 Min. | OV with English subtitles
Director: Daniel Sandu
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Based on real events, this Romanian box office hit tells of a teenager who gets caught up in the corrupt system in a seminary. 15-year old …

Our Struggles

FF 2018 | Belgium, France 2018 | 98 Min. | OV with German subtitles
Director: Guillaume Senez
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Household chores and industrial disputes: a single dad and employee representative has to deal with a twofold challenge. From one day to the …

Outdoors

FF 2018 | Israel 2018 | 80 Min. | OV with English subtitles
Director: Asaf Saban
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A sensitively drawn Israeli portrait of a couple who build a house together in Galilee and in doing so lose sight of what brought them together …

Outer Edge

FF 2018 | Brazil 2018 | 80 Min. | OV with English subtitles
Director: Ewerton Belico, Samuel Marotta
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A feverish drama in which two shadowy figures meet in a city in decline.The night Robert and Teresa meet seems never-ending. What follows is an …

The Peppercorns – the wonder kid and  the drop-out

FF 2018 | Germany 2018 | 60 Min. | OV
Director: Andrea Katzenberger, Daniel Drechsel-Grau
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THE PRODIGY Levin and the musical Wunderkind Kim Soo-Ri are kidnapped outside the Elbphilharmonie concert hall. Kira and Nele search for them in …

Peter's Odyssey

FF 2018 | Russian Federation 2018 | 74 Min. | OV with German voice over
Director: Anna Kolchina, Alexey Kuzmin-Tarasov
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As every summer, 12-year old Peter is spending the holidays at his grandmother's outside Moscow. But the happy days with the country house, the trees …

Place Publique

FF 2018 | France 2017 | 98 Min. | OV with German subtitles
Director: Agnès Jaoui
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With bitingly witty dialogues and precise situation comedy, leading actor and director Agnès Jaoui reveals the depths of Paris society. What a …

The Pluto Moment

FF 2018 | People's Republic of China 2018 | 110 Min. | OV with English subtitles
Director: Zhang Ming
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Instead of achieving enlightenment and universal truth, a bunch of townies mainly manage to discover how overburdened they are with the world. An …

The Purity of Vengeance

FF 2018 | Denmark, Germany 2018 | 119 Min. | OV with German subtitles
Director: Christoffer Boe
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The fourth case for Inspector Carl Mørck: Verachtung is the nerve-jangling film version of Jussi Adler-Olsen's best-selling thriller. It's a …

Put Grandma in the Freezer

FF 2018 | Italy 2018 | 100 Min. | OV with English subtitles
Director: Giancarlo Fontana, Giuseppe G. Stasi
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Is it OK to cheat the state if you find out it's cheated you? The main character in this crazy Italian comedy would give a loud Yes! Art …

The Raven and The Seagull

FF 2018 | Denmark 2018 | 70 Min. | OV with English subtitles
Director: Lasse Lau
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HYBRID Colonial meditation in the permafrost: Greenland's landscape offers space for reflection on the complex relationship with the "mother country" …

Redemption

FF 2018 | Israel 2018 | 104 Min. | OV with German subtitles
Director: Boaz Yehonatan Yacov, Joseph Madmony
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When the life of a child is more important than religious dogma: a moving, powerful Israeli drama about the unconditional love of a father.Orthodox …

Reihe für Minis 2018

FF 2018 | 2018 | 60 Min. |
Director:
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NIGHT MOVES In the night, when everything's asleep, the toys in the nursery come to life. No building block remains unturned until the …

The Reports on Sarah and Saleem

FF 2018 | Palestine, Netherlands, Germany, Mexico 2018 | 127 Min. | OV with German subtitles
Director: Muayad Alayan
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An affair of the heart becomes an affair of state: a Palestinian drama that takes the upheavals between Arabs and Jews to another, unusual level …

The Return

FF 2018 | Denmark, Republic of Korea (South Korea) 2018 | 84 Min. | OV with English subtitles
Director: Malene Choi
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HYBRID A woman caught between two worlds, looking for roots in a foreign land that somehow feels like home. Karoline was born in South Korea and …

Rojo

FF 2018 | Argentina, Brazil, Germany, Netherlands, France 2018 | 109 Min. | OV with English subtitles
Director: Benjamin Naishtat
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A hypnotic thriller about a lawyer whose orderly life slowly goes off the rails.A boring little town in Argentina in the mid-1970s: while an …

Roma

FF 2018 | Mexico 2018 | 135 Min. | OV with English subtitles
Director: Alfonso Cuarón
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An intimate portrait of the ways, small and large, one family maintains its balance in a time of personal, social and political strife. In the …

Rosie & Moussa

FF 2018 | Belgium 2018 | 93 Min. | OV with German voice over
Director: Dorothée van den Berghe
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Her father's sudden disappearance and moving to a new neighbourhood have all been a bit much for Rosie -- if it wasn't for Moussa, the boy next door. …

Sankt Pauli's Strong Ladies

FF 2018 | Germany 2018 | 72 Min. | OV
Director: Rasmus Gerlach
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DOCUMENTARY A homage to some ladies of the Reeperbahn: Rasmus Gerlach's portrait of women who have left their mark on the Hamburg district of St …

The School on Magic Mountain

FF 2018 | Germany 2018 | 90 Min. | OV with German subtitles
Director: Radek Wegrzyn
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DOCUMENTARY A rare look inside the most expensive boarding school in the world, where pupils are educated to be world leaders.They are the offspring …

Shéhérazade

FF 2018 | France 2018 | 109 Min. | OV with German subtitles
Director: Jean-Bernard Marlin
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A melodrama set in the slums of Marseille, a tough, gripping story. All the actors were amateurs, cast on the streets. Zachary is released from …

Sibel

FF 2018 | France, Germany, Luxembourg, Turkey 2018 | 95 Min. | OV with German subtitles
Director: Çağla Zencirci, Guillaume Giovanetti
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In the seclusion of a small Turkish village, an unusual young woman fights for her female identity. Sibel lives with her father and sister in a …

Silence is a Falling Body

FF 2018 | Argentina 2017 | 75 Min. | OV with English subtitles
Director: Agustina Comedi
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DOCUMENTARY After the death of her father, director Agustina Comedi sets out to find out who he really was – and discovers unknown sexual and …

A Simple Favor

FF 2018 | USA 2018 | 117 Min. | OV with German subtitles
Director: Paul Feig
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A naive housewife become a resolute detective: Paul Feig's new film is fast-paced and blackly funny. Is it really friendship that links the …

Sol Alegria

FF 2018 | Brazil 2018 | 90 Min. | OV with English subtitles
Director: Tavinho Teixeira, Mariah Teixeira (Co-Regie)
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Brazil in a different present: a subversive, psychedelic and freaky road movie through a dystopian tropical dictatorship.While Brazil is being …

Solsidan

FF 2018 | Sweden 2017 | 104 Min. | OV with German subtitles
Director: Felix Herngren, Måns Herngren
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After five successful seasons, the Swedish cult series makes the jump to the big screen. It's over. Anna and Alex' marriage has finally hit rock …

Something is Happening

FF 2018 | France 2018 | 101 Min. | OV with English subtitles
Director: Anne Alix
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Two women travel through a part of France as yet untouched by tourism and rediscover themselves. A meditative, Mediterranean road movie full of …

Suleiman Mountain

FF 2018 | Russian Federation, Kyrgyzstan 2017 | 102 Min. | OV with English subtitles
Director: Elizaveta Stishova
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With the spectacular panorama of the holy mountain Suleiman-Too, the first Kirghiz UNESCO world heritage site, as a backdrop, director Elizaveta …

Summer

FF 2018 | Russian Federation, France 2018 | 128 Min. | OV with German subtitles
Director: Kirill Serebrennikow
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Kirill Serebrennikov's new film is a light-footed, yet energetic trip through Leningrad's underground music scene, shortly before the advent of …

Supa Modo

FF 2018 | Germany, Kenya 2018 | 74 Min. | OV with German voice over
Director: Likarion Wainaina
rated for 0 + years
9-year old Jo's most fervent wish is to be a superheroine. She lives in a village in Kenya with her mother Kathryn and her sister Mwix and because …

The Tabacconist

FF 2018 | Austria, Germany 2018 | 113 Min. | OV with English subtitles
Director: Nikolaus Leytner
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The film version of Robert Seethaler's eponymous best-seller is a moving, disturbing coming-of-age story. Austria 1937: 17-year old Franz Huchel …

Tatort Kiel: Borowski and the fortune of others

FF 2018 | Germany 2018 | 90 Min. | OV
Director: Andreas Kleinert
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Envy as a motive for murder? Kiel Inspectors Klaus Borowski (Axel Milberg) and Mila Sahin (Almila Bagriacik) investigate the death of a lottery …

Der Tatortreiniger

FF 2018 | Germany 2018 | 90 Min. | OV
Director: Arne Feldhusen
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Schotty's back, cleaning crime scenes and ending up in weird situations: three new episodes of the NDR cult series with Bjarne Mädel …

Technically Single

FF 2018 | Germany 2018 | 50 Min. | OV
Director: Sebastian Stojetz
rated for 0 + years
An innovative web series with laconic humour and an unusual format.  Just as 19-year old, brainy Juli registers to study Engineering at uni, her …

The Bees and the Birds

FF 2018 | Germany 2018 | 96 Min. | OV with English subtitles
Director: Lola Randl
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DOCUMENTARY Is country life more fulfilling than life in the city? Armed with a camera and a warm sense of humour, director Lola Randl goes in search …

Those Who Work

FF 2018 | Switzerland, Belgium 2018 | 101 Min. | OV with German subtitles
Director: Antoine Russbach
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Suddenly, the most important thing in the world is gone: a man loses his job and faces ruin. An intense drama about finding a new purpose. Frank …

Three Faces

FF 2018 | Iran 2018 | 101 Min. | OV with German subtitles
Director: Jafar Panahi
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A drama about three generations of Iranian actresses, who enjoy different degrees of freedom to pursue their careers. Jafar Panahi's latest film is …

Three Million Euros

FF 2018 | Lithuania 2018 | 90 Min. | OV with English subtitles
Director: Tadas Vidmantas
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Sudden riches: after winning the lottery, a couple go mad with money. This colourful comedy was the box-office smash of 2017 in Lithuania …

To the Ends of the World

FF 2018 | France 2018 | 103 Min. | OV with German subtitles
Director: Guillaume Nicloux
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This breathlessly paced French revenge drama makes the madness and brutality of war almost tangible. A grandiose performance from Gérard Depardieu …

Too Late to Die Young

FF 2018 | Chile, Brazil, Argentina, Netherlands, Qatar 2018 | 110 Min. | OV with English subtitles
Director: Dominga Sotomayor
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This subtle, atmospheric coming-of-age drama about a group of young people in a Chilean commune won the prize for best direction at Locarno.Chile in …

Trautmann

FF 2018 | Germany, United Kingdom 2018 | 120 Min. | OV with German subtitles
Director: Marcus H. Rosenmüller
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David Kross is inspiring as legendary goalkeeper Bert Trautmann in this unique true story. At the end of World War II, the German soldier Bernd …

Tödliches Comeback

FF 2018 | Germany 2018 | 89 Min. | OV
Director: Hermine Huntgeburth
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A new variation on the theme of generational conflict: a conformist son vs his rebellious father. Martin Brambach with a brilliant performance as a …

Unschuldig (Teil I und II)

FF 2018 | Germany 2018 | 180 Min. | OV
Director: Nicolai Rohde
rated for 0 + years
A man fights for his innocence and his children – a tense thriller with psychological depth. Alex Schwarz (Felix Klare) is released from …

Vermisst in Berlin

FF 2018 | Germany 2018 | 88 Min. | OV
Director: Sherry Hormann
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Abuse of those needing protection: Sherry Horman's tense thriller takes on a controversial topic. One evening, a child runs out in front of …

Victory Of Women

FF 2018 | Germany 2018 | 102 Min. | OV
Director: Annette Baumeister, Carsten Gutschmidt
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100 years of female suffrage: docudrama about the battle for the right to vote waged by women across Europe which had its successful highlight after …

Ville Neuve

FF 2018 | Canada 2018 | 78 Min. | OV with English subtitles
Director: Félix Dufour-Laperrière
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This impressive animated drama about a painful attempt at self-realization was realized entirely in ink on paper. Quebec in the summer of 1995. …

A Violent Desire for Joy

FF 2018 | France 2018 | 75 Min. | OV with English subtitles
Director: Clément Schneider
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The French Revolution in the countryside: a monk has to choose between his holy vows and revolutionary cravings. France 1792: After a few years' …

The Way to Mandalay

FF 2018 | Denmark 2018 | 105 Min. | OV with German subtitles
Director: Ole Bornedal
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John Mogensen was one of Denmark's most popular singers. This rousing, authentic biopic tells the story of a breathless life spent between success …

We are the Others

FF 2018 | Canada 2017 | 109 Min. | OV with English subtitles
Director: Jean-François Asselin
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How much are we prepared to sacrifice to please others? This Canadian psychodrama is a gripping story about identity and self-abandonment. Star …

We the Animals

FF 2018 | USA 2018 | 94 Min. | OV
Director: Jeremiah Zagar
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This dream-like coming-of-age drama based on Justin Torres‘ novel We The Animals won the Next Innovator Award at Sundance. Brothers Manny …

We, the Dead

FF 2018 | Malaysia 2017 | 106 Min. | OV with English subtitles
Director: Edmund Yeo
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A young woman is drawn in to the misery of refugees in South-East Asia and finds herself on the border between this world and the afterlife. If …

Westwood: punk, icon, activist

FF 2018 | United Kingdom 2017 | 83 Min. | OV with German subtitles
Director: Lorna Tucker
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DOCUMENTARY Anti-establishment for more than 40 years: with subversive verve and hitherto unseen insights, the film portrays the past and present of …

What doesn't kill us

FF 2018 | Germany 2018 | 129 Min. | OV with German subtitles
Director: Sandra Nettelbeck
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With a certain cheerfulness, Sandra Nettelbeck tells a story of crises of purpose and affairs of the heart. As a sought-after psychotherapist …

White Fang

FF 2018 | France, Luxembourg, USA 2018 | 85 Min. | OV with German subtitles
Director: Alexandre Espigares
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ANIMATION White Fang is a courageous wolfdog growing up in the snowy Yukon. Native Americans take the dog in and train him to be a sled dog. But the …

Who Will Write Our History?

FF 2018 | USA 2018 | 95 Min. | OV with German subtitles
Director: Roberta Grossman
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DOCUMENTARY You can liquidate us, but not the memory of our lives: the story of the secret archive of the Warsaw Ghetto.In 1941, the Jewish historian …

The Wild Pear Tree

FF 2018 | Turkey, France, Germany 2018 | 188 Min. | OV with English subtitles
Director: Nuri Bilge Ceylan
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The great Turkish storyteller Nuri Bilge Ceylan creates another fascinating mix of language and pictures. After finishing his studies, Sinan …

Wildlife

FF 2018 | USA 2018 | 104 Min. | OV with German subtitles
Director: Paul Dano
rated for 0 + years
Paul Dano's much-acclaimed directorial debut is a happy-sad coming-of-age drama about a family that is falling apart. Montana in the later …

Wildwitch

FF 2018 | Denmark 2018 | 96 Min. | OV with German voice over
Director: Kaspar Munk
rated for 0 + years
12-year old Clara is a perfectly normal girl - until one day she is scratched by a black cat. She then discovers that she suddenly has a unique gift: …

The Witch Hunters

FF 2018 | Serbia, Macedonia 2018 | 86 Min. | OV with German voice over
Director: Rasko Miljkovic
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Jovan is 10 years old and suffers from a form of spasticity. He spends his afternoons daydreaming while undergoing physiotherapy. In his dreams, …

Woman At War

FF 2018 | France, Iceland, Ukraine 2018 | 100 Min. | OV with German subtitles
Director: Benedikt Erlingsson
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Benedikt Erlingsson has set his politically sharp-tongued comedy against the breath-taking backdrop of the Icelandic landscape.Halla is 50 and an …

Yomeddine

FF 2018 | Egypt, USA, Austria 2018 | 97 Min. | OV with English subtitles
Director: A.B. Shawky
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On a donkey cart through Egypt.  A warm-hearted road movie about an old man and a boy and an enchanting homage to life. Beshay has never …

Yuli

FF 2018 | Spain, Cuba, United Kingdom, Germany 2018 | 110 Min. | OV with German subtitles
Director: Icíar Bollaín
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Featuring spectacular dance sequences, this is an inspiring biopic on ballet star Carlos Acosta, who danced his way from a poor quarter of Havana …