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Sektionen 2017

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.

24 Frames

FF 2017 | Iran, France 2017 | 114 Min. |
Director: Abbas Kiarostami
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HYBRID Every second of a film consists of 24 frames. This is the theme of Abbas Kiarostami's last film which is made up of famous paintings and …

Ali, the Goat and Ibrahim

FF 2017 | Egypt, France 2016 | 90 Min. | OV with English subtitles
Director: Sherif El Bendari
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Ali is convinced that his dead girlfriend has been reincarnated as a goat. Ali's mother, on the other hand, thinks he son isn't right in the head and …

The Cakemaker

FF 2017 | Israel, Germany 2016 | 104 Min. | OV with German subtitles
Director: Ofir Raul Graizer
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Thomas, a confectioner from Berlin, is having an affair with Oren, a married Israeli. Their relationship ends abruptly when Oren has a fatal accident …

Drift

FF 2017 | Germany 2017 | 97 Min. | OV with English subtitles
Director: Helena Wittmann
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Two women spend the weekend on the North Sea. They go for walks on the beach, enjoy local delicacies like freshly made fish rolls and check their …

Es war einmal Indianerland

FF 2017 | Germany 2017 | 97 Min. | OV with English subtitles
Director: Ilker Catak
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A high-rise estate in Hamburg. The young boxer Mauser falls in love with Jackie (Emilia Schüle) a red-haired girl from a wealthy family. When his …

How Viktor “the Garlic” took Alexey “the Stud” to the nursing home

FF 2017 | Russia 2017 | 90 Min. | OV with English subtitles
Director: Alexander Hant
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Victor lives with a woman he doesn't love and has a child that wasn't planned. When his father suddenly turns up after years away – fresh out of …

Ice Mother

FF 2017 | Czech Republic 2017 | 105 Min. | OV with English subtitles
Director: Bohdan Sláma
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Since Hana was widowed, she has lived alone in her big house on the edge of town. The days pass meaninglessly and her sons' weekly visits are the …

The Invisibles

FF 2017 | Germany 2017 | 110 Min. | OV
Director: Claus Räfle
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Berlin, 1943. The Nazi regime has declared the capital of the Reich officially "Jew-free". But a few Jews have managed to slip through the net. Cioma …

Kabullywood

FF 2017 | France, Afghanistan 2016 | 84 Min. | OV with English subtitles
Director: Louis Meunier
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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 …

The Killing of a Sacred Deer

FF 2017 | United Kingdom, Ireland 2017 | 109 Min. | OV with German subtitles
Director: Yorgos Lanthimos
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Steven (Colin Farell) and Anna (Nicole Kidman) and their sons Bob and Kim seem to be the perfect family: she is head of an eye clinic, he a heart …

Love Birds

FF 2017 | Israel 2017 | 70 Min. | OV with English subtitles
Director: Dover Kosashvili
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A man and a woman meet in a hotel to live out their sexual fantasies. The pair are celebrating their tenth anniversary and such no-holds-barred …

Makala

FF 2017 | France 2017 | 96 Min. | OV with English subtitles
Director: Emmanuel Gras
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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 …

Malaria

FF 2017 | Iran 2016 | 90 Min. | OV with English subtitles
Director: Parviz Shahbazi
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Hanna flees the Iranian provinces to Teheran with her friend Murry. On the way, the teenagers meet a group of buskers called Malaria, with whom they …

A Man of Integrity

FF 2017 | Iran 2017 | 117 Min. | OV with German subtitles
Director: Mohammad Rasoulof
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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 …

Marita

FF 2017 | Romania 2017 | 100 Min. | OV with English subtitles
Director: Cristi Iftime
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Costi is planning to spend a few days with his family in a mountain hut. On the spur of the moment, he persuades his father Sandu, who has long lived …

Mathilde

FF 2017 | Russia 2017 | 110 Min. | OV with German subtitles
Director: Alexey Uchitel
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Nikolaus (Lars Eidinger) is heir to the Russian throne, Mathilde (Michalina Olszanska) a world-famous ballerina. The two have a fleeting affair which …

My brother Simple

FF 2017 | Germany 2017 | 113 Min. | OV
Director: Markus Goller
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Ben (Frederick Lau) and his brother Barnabas (David Kross) have been very close ever since Ben can remember. Barnabas, also known as "Simpel", is 22, …

No Date, No Signature

FF 2017 | Iran 2017 | 104 Min. | OV with German subtitles
Director: Vahid Jalilvand
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Pathologist Dr. Nariman has a car accident in which an 8-year old is injured. The doctor offers to take the boy to hospital, but his father refuses. …

Only God Can Judge Me

FF 2017 | Germany 2017 | 99 Min. | OV with English subtitles
Director: Özgür Yildirim
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Satan Said Dance

FF 2017 | Poland, Netherlands 2016 | 97 Min. | OV with English subtitles
Director: Kasia Rosłaniec
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Karolina is a writer and obsessed with parties, sex and drugs. Her life is a tightrope walk between extreme euphoria and disappointment, and studded …

Soldiers. Story from Ferentari

FF 2017 | Romania, Serbia, Belgium 2017 | 119 Min. | OV with German subtitles
Director: Ivana Mladenovic
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Anthropologist Adi has been dumped by his girlfriend. To distract himself, he surrounds himself with work. He moves to Ferentari, the poorest part of …

Song of Granite

FF 2017 | Ireland, Canada 2017 | 104 Min. | OV with German subtitles
Director: Pat Collins
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Endless green fields, craggy rock formations and majestically thundering surf – the landscape of Ireland. This breath-taking natural spectacle, …

The Square

FF 2017 | Sweden, Germany, Denmark, France 2017 | 142 Min. | OV with German subtitles
Director: Ruben Östlund
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Christian is a well-known art curator, who drives an electric car and despite being separated from his wife dedicatedly looks after their two …

Submergence

FF 2017 | France, Germany, Spain 2017 | 112 Min. | OV with German subtitles
Director: Wim Wenders
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James (James McAvoy) and Danny (Alicia Vikanthe) meet by chance in a remote hotel in Normandy where both are preparing for dangerous undertakings: he …

The Wedding Ring

FF 2017 | Niger, Burkina Faso, France 2016 | 96 Min. | OV with English subtitles
Director: Rahmatou Keïta
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Tiyaa, a member of the aristocratic family of the sultanate of Damagaran in Niger, is studying in France. In the winter holidays, she returns home to …

Withered Green

FF 2017 | Egypt 2016 | 74 Min. | OV with English subtitles
Director: Mohammed Hammad
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Since the death of their parents, Iman lives with her little sister Noha. She's in her mid-30s, has never had a man and is worried. She senses signs …

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