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Sektionen 2020

Our cinematographic journey through the continents offers a plural coexistence of different filmic identities, languages and narratives.

Another Round

FF 2020 | Denmark 2020 | 117 Min. | OV with German subtitles
Director: Thomas Vinterberg
rated for 0 + years
Would being born with a small amount of alcohol in our blood allow us to be more open to the world? In Thomas Vinterberg's new film, four friends …

Apples

FF 2020 | Greece, Poland, Slovakia 2020 | 90 Min. | OV with English subtitles
Director: Christos Nikou
rated for 0 + years
[⏵] In the midst of a pandemic which leads to memory loss, a man takes part in a test programme for a new treatment. An intelligent and at the …

Bad Roads

FF 2020 | Ukraine 2020 | 105 Min. | OV with English subtitles
Director: Natalya Vorozhbit
rated for 0 + years
[⏵] Four short stories from the streets of Donbass. An introduction to a world in which chaos rules and humanity has capitulated. East Ukraine …

Caterpillars

FF 2020 | Central African Republic, Italy, Argentina 2020 | 72 Min. | OV with English subtitles
Director: Elvis Sabin Ngaïbino
rated for 0 + years
[⏵] DOCUMENTARY Everyone should have the right to go to school! Two young Aka pygmies in Central Africa fight against the discrimination of their …

The Father

FF 2020 | Bulgaria, Greece, Italy 2019 | 87 Min. | OV with German subtitles
Director: Kristina Grozeva, Petar Valchanov
rated for 0 + years
[⏵] A Bulgarian family story about loss, mourning and guilt reminiscent of the absurd comedy of Toni Erdmann. Vasil has just lost his wife. At …

Gaza mon amour

FF 2020 | France, Germany, Portugal 2020 | 87 Min. | OV with English subtitles
Director: Arab Nasser, Tarzan Nasser
rated for 0 + years
[⏵] An absurd comedy from Gaza. At the centre: an old man in love and the god of male beauty. A Hamburg co-production which ran in Venice in …

Gunda

FF 2020 | USA, Norway 2020 | 93 Min. |
Director: Victor Kossakovsky
rated for 0 + years
DOCUMENTARY Burrowing in mud, looking for worms, flicking away insects: Gunda captures the reality of the animals we eat every day. A warm, visually …

Hope Gap

FF 2020 | United Kingdom 2019 | 100 Min. | OV with German subtitles
Director: William Nicholson
rated for 0 + years
[⏵] Scenes from a marriage: Annette Bening and Bill Nighy star in a razor-sharp drama about a couple united in the pain of separation. It's …

Martin Margiela: In His Own Words

FF 2020 | Germany, Belgium, France 2019 | 91 Min. | OV with German subtitles
Director: Reiner Holzemer
rated for 0 + years
[⏵] DOCUMENTARY Belgian designer Martin Margiela is the »Banksy of Fashion«. 12 years after his departure from the world stage, he reveals …

Mome

FF 2020 | Turkey 2019 | 98 Min. | OV with English subtitles
Director: Rodi Güven Yalçınkaya
rated for 0 + years
[⏵] A Kurdish woman is suspected of being a terrorist: a tense political thriller that goes deep into Turkey‘s paranoid surveillance …

Never Gonna Snow Again

FF 2020 | Germany, Poland 2020 | 113 Min. | OV with English subtitles
Director: Małgorzata Szumowska, Michał Englert
rated for 0 + years
[⏵] A profound Polish social satire about a masseur who becomes a guru for Warsaw’s high society. The Ukrainian migrant Zhenia works as …

Nowhere Special

FF 2020 | United Kingdom, Italy, Romania 2020 | 90 Min. | OV with German subtitles
Director: Uberto Pasolini
rated for 0 + years
A heart-rending drama in which single Dad James Norton seeks a new family for his young son. John (James Norton) is 35 and loves his 4-year old …

Poppie Nongena

FF 2020 | South Africa 2020 | 95 Min. | OV with English subtitles
Director: Christiaan Olwagen
rated for 0 + years
[⏵] In the film version of the novel by author Elsa Joubert, a mother gets caught up in the machinery of the apartheid system. South Africa 1976. …

Quo vadis, Aida?

FF 2020 | Bosnia and Herzegovina, Austria, Romania, Netherlands, Germany, Poland, France, Norway 2020 | 101 Min. | OV with German subtitles
Director: Jasmila Žbanić
rated for 0 + years
[⏵] After her harrowing drama about systematic rape in the Bosnian war, Jasmila Žbanić’s new film deals with the massacre of Srebrenica …

Reborn

FF 2020 | Israel, Germany 2019 | 108 Min. | OV with German subtitles
Director: Yaron Shani
rated for 0 + years
[⏵] Three women carry the wounds and scars of their lives. An intense Israeli drama. Avigail had her first child much too young and is …

Run Uje Run

FF 2020 | Sweden 2020 | 77 Min. | OV with German subtitles
Director: Henrik Schyffert
rated for 0 + years
[⏵] Suddenly it’s Parkinson's: Uje Brandelius, singer of the Stockholm pop band Doktor Kosmos, plays himself in this moving Swedish comedy. Uje …

Son-Mother

FF 2020 | Iran 2019 | 102 Min. | OV with German subtitles
Director: Mahnaz Mohammadi
rated for 0 + years
[⏵] A piercing Iranian social drama in which a single mother is faced with an impossible choice. The screenplay is by Mohammad Rasoulof. Leila …

Sweat

FF 2020 | Poland, Sweden 2020 | 106 Min. | OV with German and English subtitles
Director: Magnus von Horn
rated for 0 + years
[⏵] 600,000 followers and one stalker: in this Instagram drama from Poland, staged life collides with unvarnished reality. Sylwia lives …

There Is No Evil

FF 2020 | Iran, Germany, Czech Republic 2020 | 150 Min. | OV with German subtitles
Director: Mohammad Rasoulof
rated for 0 + years
Only in China are more people executed every year than in Iran. In four haunting episodes, Mohammad Rasoulof portrays people who are part of the …

This Is My Desire

FF 2020 | Nigeria 2020 | 110 Min. | OV with German subtitles
Director: Arie Esiri, Chuko Esiri
rated for 0 + years
[⏵] The chronology of a yearning: two moving episodes about two people in the Nigerian capital Lagos and their longing for a new life in Europe. …

This Is Not a Burial, It's a Resurrection

FF 2020 | Lesotho, Italy, South Africa 2019 | 120 Min. | OV with German & French subs
Director: Lemohang Jeremiah Mosese
rated for 0 + years
The grapes of wrath: a visually stunning drama from Lesotho which poses questions about grief, ecological destruction and religion. Christmas in the …

Uppercase Print

FF 2020 | Romania 2020 | 128 Min. | OV with English subtitles
Director: Radu Jude
rated for 0 + years
[⏵] Based on a true story, Radu Jude’s filmi tells of the demoralizing state propaganda and everyday surveillance of the Ceausescu regime. …

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