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Sektionen 2014

Since 2014 this section has been offering various insights into contemporary film production from different countries and continents. The main focus: Ideas of man in different cultures and political situations.

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FF 2014 | Germany 2014 | 80 Min. | OV with English subtitles
Director: Maike Mia Höhne
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Sabine wants a child. Michael already has one. A family. A perfectly normal wish und precisely because it is so easy, not so easy to fulfill today. …

Album 61

FF 2014 | Israel 2013 | 70 Min. | OV with English subtitles
Director: Halil Efrat
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Documentary: Boris Gelfand has been waiting all his life for this moment: the Jewish chess pro from Byelorus takes on the Indian world champion …

Atlit

FF 2014 | France 2014 | 91 Min. | OV
Director: Shirel Amitay
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Israel 1995. During the peace process, three sister meet to discuss the sale of the parental home in the small town of Atlit. Fairly soon, feathers …

Bella Vista

FF 2014 | USA 2014 | 83 Min. | OV
Director: Vera Brunner-Sung
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In a small town in Montana, a young woman teaches English to migrants. She gave up her familiar surroundings for this temporary job in a remote …

Children 404

FF 2014 | Russia 2014 | 76 Min. | OV with English subtitles
Director: Askold Kurov, Pavel Loparev
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Documentary: In 2013 President Putin signed the law against "homosexual propaganda". Since then, gay men and women have been at the mercy of threats …

The Cut

FF 2014 | Germany, France, Italy, Canada, Poland, Russia, Turkey 2014 | 138 Min. | OV with English subtitles, OV
Director: Fatih Akin
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DOUGLAS SIRK AWARD CEREMONYMardin, 1915: one night, the Turkish gendarmerie round up all the Armenian men. The young blacksmith Nazaret Manoogian is …

The Double

FF 2014 | United Kingdom 2013 | 93 Min. | OV
Director: Richard Ayoade
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Office worker Simon comes to work one morning, only to find that he has a new colleague that looks exactly like him. Simon, whose position in the …

The Enemy Within

FF 2014 | Greece 2013 | 107 Min. | OV with German subtitles
Director: Yorgos Tsemberopoulos
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Kostas Stasinos has a gardening business in an Athens suburb and leads an unassuming life with his wife and two teenage children. A left-winger all …

Evaporating Borders

FF 2014 | USA 2014 | 73 Min. | OV with English subtitles
Director: Iva Radivojevic
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Documentary For both people smugglers and refugees, Cyprus is a welcome loophole in Fortress Europe. Each year, thousands set out to seek their …

Force Majeure

FF 2014 | Sweden 2014 | 118 Min. | OV
Director: Ruben Östlund
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A Swedish family on skiing holiday in the French Alps. An idyllic start, but on the second day an avalanche races towards the tourists as they sit on …

Miss Julie

FF 2014 | Norway, Ireland, United Kingdom 2014 | 130 Min. | OV
Director: Liv Ullmann
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An Írish country house at the end of the 19th century. At the annual summer party, the young aristocrat Julie (Jessica Chastain) encounters the …

Miss Violence

FF 2014 | Greece 2013 | 99 Min. | OV with English subtitles
Director: Alexandros Avranas
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Unhappy birthday: during her party, 11-year old Angeliki commits suicide. The family and its patriarch, the child's grandfather, who rules with a …

Misunderstood

FF 2014 | France, Italy 2014 | 110 Min. | OV
Director: Asia Argento
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Rome, 1984: Aria is nine, smitten with the coolest boy in her school and a pawn in the divorce of her eccentric parents. Her mother (Charlotte …

Neurasthenia

FF 2014 | Iran 2014 | 75 Min. | OV with English subtitles
Director: Omid Tootoonchi
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An Iranian in his mid-20s struggles with everyday life. He is stricken with overpowering tiredness, everything is too difficult, the world an …

Next to Her

FF 2014 | Israel 2014 | 90 Min. | OV with English subtitles
Director: Asaf Korman
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Chelli lives with her mentally handicapped sister Gabby in a loud, shabby flat in Haifa. Chelli doesn't want to put her sister in a home because she …

Of Girls And Horses

FF 2014 | Germany 2014 | 82 Min. | OV with English subtitles
Director: Monika Treut
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Nina runs a horse ranch on the coast. Her friend lives in the city and can't understand what she likes about living in the sticks. Nina's new intern, …

Perfidia

FF 2014 | Italy 2014 | 103 Min. | OV with English subtitles
Director: Bonifacio Angius
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Angelo walks through the grey winter of a small town on Sardinia. In his mid-30s, he still lives at home, has neither job nor girlfriend and spends …

Pride

FF 2014 | United Kingdom 2014 | 117 Min. | OV
Director: Matthew Warchus
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OPENING FILMCollecting donations for the gay scene in plastic buckets is no longer enough for Mark. In the moralizing era of Margaret Thatcher, he …

The Riot Club

FF 2014 | United Kingdom 2014 | 106 Min. | OV
Director: Lone Scherfig
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The Riot Club in Oxford is a meeting place for the future social elite. In the search for new members, the choice falls on freshmen Miles (Max Irons) …

Roughcut Peter Brötzmann

FF 2014 | Germany 2014 | 98 Min. | OV with English subtitles
Director: Peter Sempel
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Observations of a man who has always gone his own way in music and art: Peter Brötzmann. He's been on the road for more than 50 years, is described …

Short Corner

FF 2014 | Germany 2014 | 95 Min. | OV
Director: Bernd Schoch
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Documentary: As Helga always says: "Kids, drink in moderation, but frequently." 25 years ago, she took over the bar Kurze Ecke from her late husband. …

Singing Women

FF 2014 | Turkey 2013 | 122 Min. | OV with English subtitles
Director: Reha Erdem
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An island off the coast of Istanbul is evacuated because of an impending earthquake. Most of the islanders flee to the mainland. But a few refuse to …

Tales

FF 2014 | Iran 2014 | 88 Min. | OV with English subtitles
Director: Rakhshan Banietemad
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Seven people in Tehran: intellectuals, artists, workers, civil servants. As if in a documentary, the camera accompanies them through their everyday …

Timbuktu

FF 2014 | France, Mauritania 2014 | 97 Min. | OV
Director: Abderrahmane Sissako
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CLOSING FILMTimbuktu is in the hands of jihadists. A motley crowd of Islamists, radical believers and losers, speaking different languages and …

Tour de Force

FF 2014 | Germany 2014 | 95 Min. | OV with English subtitles
Director: Christian Zübert
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Belgium of all places! What does it have to offer apart from chips and chocolates? But it's Hannes (Florian David Fitz) and his wife Kiki's (Julia …

The Tribe

FF 2014 | Ukraine 2014 | 132 Min. | OV
Director: Myroslav Slaboshpytskiy
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Sergei is a new boy at a boarding school for the deaf. He soon gets to know the ruthless rules and rituals that reign in this closed-off microcosm. …

Veve

FF 2014 | Germany, Kenya 2014 | 94 Min. | OV
Director: Simon Mukali
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Amos is a unscrupulous local politician in the Kenyan region of Maua, where the drug khat is farmed, known in the local slang as "veve". Amos, too, …

Villa Touma

FF 2014 | 2014 | 85 Min. | OV with English subtitles
Director: Suha Arraf
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A villa in Ramallah. Three Christian Palestinian sisters have retreated behind the walls of their estate. As if locked in a time capsule, they ignore …

The Way Out

FF 2014 | France, Czech Republic 2014 | 102 Min. | OV with English subtitles
Director: Petr Vaclav
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Romanies Žaneta and David dream of living a normal life in the Czech Republic, but the prejudice and hostility of their environment and the …

Welcome to New York

FF 2014 | USA 2014 | 125 Min. | OV
Director: Abel Ferrara
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Mr. Devereaux (Gérard Depardieu) is a powerful man. Every day he deals with billions of dollars. The fate of whole nations is in his hands. …

Whiplash

FF 2014 | USA 2014 | 105 Min. | OV
Director: Damien Chazelle
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Andrew (Miles Teller) is a gifted jazz drummer who practises day and night to be among the best in the conservatory he attends in Manhattan. The last …

Xenia

FF 2014 | Belgium, France, Greece 2014 | 124 Min. | OV
Director: Panos H. Koutras
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Dany is 15½, gay, with a peroxide blonde quiff, a white rabbit and a penchant for lollies. When his mother, an Albanian singer, dies of alcoholism, …

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