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Sektionen 2018

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.

A Balkan Noir

FF 2018 | Sweden, Montenegro 2017 | 74 Min. | OV with English subtitles
Director: Drazen Kuljanin
rated for 0 + years
Raging revenge in 20 chapters: a woman seeks vengeance for the loss of her daughter in this dynamic, brilliantly composed psycho-thriller.Five years …

Butterflies

FF 2018 | Turkey 2018 | 117 Min. | OV with German subtitles
Director: Tolga Karaçelik
rated for 0 + years
Three siblings and a will: a drama full of black humour about a journey to a remote part of Turkey and the heart of a family.For the last 30 years, …

The Cake General

FF 2018 | Sweden 2018 | 101 Min. | OV with German subtitles
Director: Filip Hammar, Fredrik Wikingsson
rated for 0 + years
In this oddball comedy based on real events, the inhabitants of a small town in the Swedish provinces prove with record-breaking cakes that they are …

Cassandro the Exotico!

FF 2018 | France 2018 | 73 Min. | OV with English subtitles
Director: Marie Losier
rated for 0 + years
DOCUMENTARY A portrait of the Mexican drag queen/wrestler Cassandro and his retirement from the sport.„Exótico“ is the name given to wrestlers …

A Coach's Daughter

FF 2018 | Poland 2018 | 83 Min. | OV with English subtitles
Director: Lukasz Grzegorzek
rated for 0 + years
A sensitive road movie about an ambitious tennis coach and his teenage daughter who wants to make her own way in the world. It's a scorching hot …

Dogman

FF 2018 | Italy, France 2018 | 103 Min. | OV with German subtitles
Director: Matteo Garrone
rated for 0 + years
A man fights for his dignity in a thrilling urban Western which is at the same time a parable about life in contemporary Italy.A ramshackle Italian …

Domestique

FF 2018 | Czech Republic, Slovakia 2018 | 118 Min. | OV with English subtitles
Director: Adam Sedlák
rated for 0 + years
A claustrophobic, darkly funny Czech psychothriller about the decline of a relationship After a long break due to injury, pro cyclist Roman has …

The Favourite

FF 2018 | United Kingdom, Ireland, USA 2017 | 119 Min. | OV with German subtitles
Director: Yorgos Lanthimos
rated for 0 + years
In his new film, Yorgos Lanthimos weaves a complex web of intrigue, envy and treachery about lady-in-waiting Abigail (Emma Stone). The early …

Flammable Children (Swinging Safari)

FF 2018 | Australia 2017 | 97 Min. | OV with German subtitles
Director: Stephan Elliott
rated for 0 + years
Three families, the sexual revolution and a rotting whale – this wild and wacky comedy starring Guy Pearce and Kylie Minogue takes us back to 1970s …

A Fortunate Man

FF 2018 | Denmark 2018 | 162 Min. | OV with German subtitles
Director: Bille August
rated for 0 + years
The rise and fall of a Danish visionary: veteran director Bille August films an epic of turn-of-the-century Denmark.Denmark, around 1900. Young Per …

Fugue

FF 2018 | Poland, Czech Republic, Sweden 2018 | 100 Min. | OV with English subtitles
Director: Agnieszka Smoczynska
rated for 0 + years
A woman with amnesia returns against her will to her former life. This Polish psychodrama is a fascinating and disturbing journey into a dark past …

The Harvesters

FF 2018 | South Africa, France, Greece, Poland 2018 | 105 Min. | OV with English subtitles
Director: Etienne Kallos
rated for 0 + years
A raw, atmospheric drama about masculinity in South Africa's "Bible Belt".South Africa. The central province of Free State is a bulwark of the white …

Heaven Without People

FF 2018 | Lebanon 2017 | 91 Min. | OV with English subtitles
Director: Lucien Bourjeily
rated for 0 + years
A family get-together ends in chaos, reflecting the rifts running through Lebanon.Easter in Beirut. Josephine is overjoyed that for the first time in …

Loro

FF 2018 | Italy, France 2018 | 157 Min. | OV with German subtitles
Director: Paolo Sorrentino
rated for 0 + years
Oscar-winner Paolo Sorrentino tells the opulent story of the life of Silvio Berlusconi, who still polarizes Italian society today. Italy. Everyone …

M

FF 2018 | France 2018 | 105 Min. | OV with German subtitles
Director: Yolande Zauberman
rated for 0 + years
DOCUMENTARY Fearlessly, the film uncovers a web of child abuse in an ultra-orthodox community near Tel Aviv. M won the special jury prize at Locarno …

Mario

FF 2018 | Switzerland 2018 | 119 Min. | OV
Director: Marcel Gisler
rated for 0 + years
Two professional footballers fall in love – the start of a tightrope walk between secrecy and gossip. The drama tackles a taboo subject with subtle …

McQueen

FF 2018 | United Kingdom 2017 | 111 Min. | OV with German subtitles
Director: Ian Bonhôte, Peter Ettedgui
rated for 0 + years
DOCUMENTARY A many-layered portrait of the star designer Alexander McQueen, who, thanks to his ambition and instinct, went from being a unremarkable …

Outdoors

FF 2018 | Israel 2018 | 80 Min. | OV with English subtitles
Director: Asaf Saban
rated for 0 + years
A sensitively drawn Israeli portrait of a couple who build a house together in Galilee and in doing so lose sight of what brought them together …

Redemption

FF 2018 | Israel 2018 | 104 Min. | OV with German subtitles
Director: Boaz Yehonatan Yacov, Joseph Madmony
rated for 0 + years
When the life of a child is more important than religious dogma: a moving, powerful Israeli drama about the unconditional love of a father.Orthodox …

The School on Magic Mountain

FF 2018 | Germany 2018 | 90 Min. | OV with German subtitles
Director: Radek Wegrzyn
rated for 0 + years
DOCUMENTARY A rare look inside the most expensive boarding school in the world, where pupils are educated to be world leaders.They are the offspring …

Suleiman Mountain

FF 2018 | Russia, Kyrgyzstan 2017 | 102 Min. | OV with English subtitles
Director: Elizaveta Stishova
rated for 0 + years
With the spectacular panorama of the holy mountain Suleiman-Too, the first Kirghiz UNESCO world heritage site, as a backdrop, director Elizaveta …

Summer

FF 2018 | Russia, France 2018 | 128 Min. | OV with German subtitles
Director: Kirill Serebrennikow
rated for 0 + years
Kirill Serebrennikov's new film is a light-footed, yet energetic trip through Leningrad's underground music scene, shortly before the advent of …

Westwood: punk, icon, activist

FF 2018 | United Kingdom 2017 | 83 Min. | OV with German subtitles
Director: Lorna Tucker
rated for 0 + years
DOCUMENTARY Anti-establishment for more than 40 years: with subversive verve and hitherto unseen insights, the film portrays the past and present of …

Who Will Write Our History?

FF 2018 | USA 2018 | 95 Min. | OV with German subtitles
Director: Roberta Grossman
rated for 0 + years
DOCUMENTARY You can liquidate us, but not the memory of our lives: the story of the secret archive of the Warsaw Ghetto.In 1941, the Jewish historian …

Woman At War

FF 2018 | France, Iceland, Ukraine 2018 | 100 Min. | OV with German subtitles
Director: Benedikt Erlingsson
rated for 0 + years
Benedikt Erlingsson has set his politically sharp-tongued comedy against the breath-taking backdrop of the Icelandic landscape.Halla is 50 and an …

Yomeddine

FF 2018 | Egypt, USA, Austria 2018 | 97 Min. | OV with English subtitles
Director: A.B. Shawky
rated for 0 + years
On a donkey cart through Egypt.  A warm-hearted road movie about an old man and a boy and an enchanting homage to life. Beshay has never …

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