Filmfest
#FFHH20
24.9. - 3.10.2020
Hamburg

Programme 2019

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02.10. | Abaton GR

Stars By The Pound

Guests
France 2018 | 88 Min. | OV with German subtitles
Director: Marie-Sophie Chambon
rated for 0 + years
Loïs would like nothing more than be an astronaut. The 16-year old has a talent for physics, but also the problem that she weighs over 100 kilos. …
02.10. | CinemaxX 2

Abou Leila

Guests
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 …
02.10. | Abaton GR

7500

Guests
Germany, Austria 2019 | 92 Min. | OV with German subtitles
Director: Patrick Vollrath
rated for 0 + years
The Emergency Code for a plane hijacking is 7500: a tense, intense thriller, told from the cockpit. A flight from Berlin to Paris. Everyday …
02.10. | CinemaxX 8

The Audition

Guests
Germany, France 2019 | 99 Min. | OV with German subtitles
Director: Ina Weisse
rated for 0 + years
An intense family drama with Nina Hoss as a violin teacher whose own expectations prove too much and provoke a breakdown. Anna Bronsky (Nina …
02.10. | CinemaxX 3

My Life as a Courgette

Guests
Switzerland, France 2016 | 64 Min. | OV with German subtitles
Director: Claude Barras
rated for 0 + years
ANIMATION Céline Sciamma wrote the screenplay for this magical stop-motion film, which gained an Oscar nomination and numerous prizes. After …
02.10. | Abaton Klein

A Brother's Love

Guests
Canada 2019 | 117 Min. | OV with German subtitles
Director: Monia Chokri
rated for 0 + years
In this colourful, visually playful Franco-Canadian comedy, a young woman seeks her place in life with the help of her brother. 35-year old …
02.10. | CinemaxX 3

Eine fremde Tochter

Guests
Germany 2019 | 89 Min. | OV
Director: Stefan Krohmer
rated for 0 + years
A girl traumatized by the death of her mother moves in with her father, who is living in a homosexual relationship. After losing her single mum …
02.10. | Metropolis

Dark Suns

Guests
Canada 2018 | 155 Min. | OV with English subtitles
Director: Julien Elie
rated for 0 + years
DOCUMENTARY An epic search for traces of countless unsolved murders in Mexico. Since the 1970s, thousands of people have been murdered in Mexico …
02.10. | Abaton GR

Red Fields

Guests
Israel, Luxembourg, Germany 2019 | 93 Min. | OV with German subtitles
Director: Keren Yedaya
rated for 0 + years
This adaptation for the screen of the 80s Israeli rock opera Mami tells the story of the Middle East conflict poetically and surreally. Young, …
02.10. | Passage 1

Tomorrow we are free

Guests
Germany 2019 | 97 Min. | OV with German subtitles
Director: Hossein Pourseifi
rated for 0 + years
A German-Iranian family from the GDR longs for its home and its freedom and gets caught up in the Islamic Revolution of 1979. A gripping historical …
02.10. | CinemaxX 2

Lingua Franca

Guests
USA, Philippines 2019 | 95 Min. | OV with English subtitles
Director: Isabel Sandoval
rated for 0 + years
Sensuous and provocative: Isabel Sandoval tells the astonishingly frank story of the political and sexual awakening of a disempowered woman. The …
02.10. | Studio

Movements of A Nearby Mountain

Guests
Austria, France 2019 | 85 Min. | OV with German subtitles
Director: Sebastian Brameshuber
rated for 0 + years
HYBRID Global capitalism as seen from the margins: a film about recycling, myths and car tyres. The open-cast mountain mine of Erzberg in Styria …
02.10. | CinemaxX 8

The County

Guests
Iceland, Denmark, France, Germany 2019 | 92 Min. | OV with German subtitles
Director: Grímur Hákonarson
rated for 0 + years
In this visually impressive, emotionally powerful drama from Iceland, a woman sees red and rebels against a corrupt agricultural cooperative in her …
02.10. | Abaton Klein

Africa

Guests
Israel 2019 | 82 Min. | OV with English subtitles
Director: Oren Gerner
rated for 0 + years
So much for being past it! In his debut feature film Africa, director Oren Gerner makes his pensioner father an unwilling rebel. For the last 30 …
02.10. | Koralle

Ami

Guests
Germany 2019 | 79 Min. | OV
Director: Jana Stüven
rated for 0 + years
DOCUMENTARY In 1994, Ami founded the Hamburger Tafel food service for the poor and over the years built it up to become a large logistics company. …
02.10. | CinemaxX 3

I Lost My Body

Guests
France 2019 | 82 Min. | OV with German subtitles
Director: Jérémy Clapin
rated for 0 + years
ANIMATION A hand seeks its body and sets out on a spectacular journey through Paris. This prize-winning animation mixes fantasy, adventure and …
02.10. | Abaton GR

Queen of Hearts

Guests
Denmark, Sweden 2019 | 128 Min. | OV with German subtitles
Director: May El-Toukhy
rated for 0 + years
Trine Dyrholm stars as a cool temptress in a provocative melodrama which won countless prizes in Denmark and was a box-office hit at the cinema …
02.10. | CinemaxX 2

Redemption

Guests
Mozambique 2019 | 100 Min. | OV with English subtitles
Director: Mickey Fonseca
rated for 0 + years
When Maputo becomes the Bronx: a fast-paced thriller from Mozambique is reminiscent of US American examples of the genre. After four years in …
02.10. | CinemaxX 8

Our Mothers

Guests
Guatemala, Belgium, France 2019 | 77 Min. | OV with English subtitles
Director: César Diaz
rated for 0 + years
20 years after the civil war in Guatemala, the submerged past comes to light thanks to the memories of the women of the time. Ernesto works as a …
02.10. | Studio

As Happy As Possible

Guests
France, Portugal 2019 | 92 Min. | OV with English subtitles
Director: Alain Raoust
rated for 0 + years
Under the scorching sun of Southern France, a young generation between rebellion and resignation. After years away, Salomé returns to the …
02.10. | Passage 1

Guest of Honor

Guests
Canada 2019 | 105 Min. | OV with German subtitles
Director: Atom Egoyan
rated for 0 + years
Douglas Sirk Prize-winner Atom Egoyan returns to the big screen with the sophisticated drama Guest of Honor. Jim is shocked when his daughter …
02.10. | Abaton Klein

Yu Gong

Guests
Germany 2019 | 84 Min. | OV with English subtitles
Director: Daniel Kötter
rated for 0 + years
ESSAY A journey through the complex web of African-Chinese relations. The economic, political and cultural future of globalisation is taking …
02.10. | Metropolis

Wilcox

Guests
Canada 2019 | 66 Min. | OV
Director: Denis Côté
rated for 0 + years
HYBRID A man disappears in the woods: Denis Côté‘s new film is a fascinating, wordless variation on Walden. From the centre to the periphery …

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