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Sektionen 2019

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

Alice and the Mayor

FF 2019 | France 2018 | 105 Min. | OV with German subtitles
Director: Nicolas Pariser
rated for 0 + years
An old white man and a young philosopher meet at the town hall – and turn the political landscape in France on its head. A comedy about the …

Capital in the Twenty-First Century

FF 2019 | France, New Zealand 2019 | 103 Min. | OV with English subtitles
Director: Justin Pemberton
rated for 0 + years
DOCUMENTARY Capitalism over the centuries: a statement of political bankruptcy for today’s market economy. Director Justin Pemberton has …

Dark Suns

FF 2019 | 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 …

An Iron Box

FF 2019 | Austria, Germany 2018 | 102 Min. | OV with English subtitles
Director: Nils Olger
rated for 0 + years
DOCUMENTARY A grandson follows the murderous trail left by his grandfather 70 years previously. After the death of his grandfather, Nils Olger is …

Movements of A Nearby Mountain

FF 2019 | 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 …

No Data Plan

FF 2019 | USA 2019 | 70 Min. | OV with English subtitles
Director: Miko Revereza
rated for 0 + years
ESSAY A train journey from Los Angeles to New York – seen through the eyes of an immigrant without documentation. By Amtrak across the USA: …

One Child Nation

FF 2019 | China, USA 2019 | 85 Min. | OV with English subtitles
Director: Nanfu Wang, Jialing Zhang
rated for 0 + years
DOCUMENTARY Population planning and the consequences: a disturbing journey into the Chinese past and present. China’s so-called »one child …

Our Mothers

FF 2019 | 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 …

South Terminal

FF 2019 | France 2018 | 96 Min. | OV with English subtitles
Director: Rabah Ameur-Zaïmeche
rated for 0 + years
When injustice becomes the law, resistance is a duty. Isn‘t it? South Terminal portrays a fictional dystopia that seems threateningly familiar and …

Spider

FF 2019 | Chile, Argentina, Brazil 2019 | 100 Min. | OV with English subtitles
Director: Andrés Wood
rated for 0 + years
They wanted to be part of a youth movement – and became right-wing terrorists. An intense political thriller linking Chilean history to the present …

Widow of Silence

FF 2019 | India 2018 | 85 Min. | OV with English subtitles
Director: Praveen Morchhale
rated for 0 + years
A widow in Kashmir is denied a new start and is instead forced to undergo an odyssey through a maze of corrupt bureaucracy. Aasia is a so-called …

Yu Gong

FF 2019 | 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 …

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