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Sektionen 2016

This section covers politically motivated film issues which are also awarded at the festival. 

Black

FF 2016 | Belgium 2015 | 95 Min. | OV with English subtitles
Director: Bilall Fallah, Adil El Arbi
rated for 0 + years
Worlds collide when a girl called Mavela and a boy called Marwan meet in the corridor of a Brussels police station. They're members of rival gangs, …

The Confession

FF 2016 | United Kingdom 2016 | 96 Min. | OV
Director: Ashish Ghadiali
rated for 0 + years
Documentary "I had nothing against the state. But the state had something against me." Moazzam Begg, son of a Pakistani banker, was born in …

The Long Night Of Francisco Sanctis

FF 2016 | Argentina 2016 | 80 Min. | OV with German subtitles
Director: Andrea Testa, Francisco Márquez
rated for 0 + years
In 1977, Argentina is under the cosh of a brutal military junta. The long night of Francisco Sanctis begins in the car of an old girlfriend whom …

The Mine

FF 2016 | Finland 2016 | 93 Min. | OV with English subtitles
Director: Aleksi Salmenperä
rated for 0 + years
Jussi is starting a new job at the environment authority in Lapland and has the task of checking whether the regulations have been adhered to in a …

My Own Private War

FF 2016 | Netherlands 2016 | 57 Min. | OV with English subtitles
Director: Lidija Zelović
rated for 0 + years
Documentary Serbian Lidija Zelović grew up in Sarajevo and fled from the Balkan civil war with her family in the early 1990s to the Netherlands. …

The Sociologist and the Bear Cub

FF 2016 | France 2015 | 76 Min. | OV with German subtitles
Director: Mathias Théry, Etienne Chaillou
rated for 0 + years
Hybrid In 2013, there was a lively controversy about a law that would allow same-sex couples to marry and adopt children. As a member of a committee …

Solo, Solitude.

FF 2016 | Indonesia 2016 | 97 Min. | OV with English subtitles
Director: Yosep Anggi Noen
rated for 0 + years
Indonesia in the 1990s. The authoritarian Suharto regime has been in power for three decades. Poet Wiji Thukul is a fearless critic of the government …

Swagger

FF 2016 | France 2016 | 84 Min. | OV with English subtitles
Director: Olivier Babinet
rated for 0 + years
Documentary They have "swag" – a certain casual coolness. On top of that, a positive attitude and the perfect outfit. Eleven teenagers from one of …

Tadmor

FF 2016 | Lebanon, France, Switzerland, Qatar, United Arab Emirates 2016 | 103 Min. | OV with English subtitles
Director: Monika Borgmann, Lokman Slim
rated for 0 + years
Hybrid The prison in Tadmor was a place of terror. The poet Faraj Bayrakdar called in "the kingdom of death and madness". Until it was destroyed by …

We've never been kids

FF 2016 | Egypt, United Arab Emirates, Qatar, Lebanon 2016 | 99 Min. | OV with English subtitles
Director: Mahmood Soliman
rated for 0 + years
Documentary A family in the chaos of historic events: after separating from her husband, Nadia is bringing up her four children alone. She earns a …

Weiner

FF 2016 | USA 2016 | 96 Min. | OV
Director: Josh Kriegman, Elyse Steinberg
rated for 0 + years
Documentary Anthony Weiner's fall from grace was one of the most spectacular in US political history. In 2011, he sent a revealing photo not as …

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