Filmfest
#FFHH19
26.9. - 5.10.2019
Hamburg

Programme 2018

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28.09. | Passage 1

Another Day of Life

Guests
Poland, Spain, Belgium, Germany 2018 | 85 Min. | OV with German subtitles
Director: Raúl de la Fuente, Damian Nenow
rated for 0 + years
ANIMATION The thrilling story of a three-month journey undertaken by the well-known Polish reporter Ryszard Kapuściński through war-torn Angola. …
29.09. | Metropolis

All Creatures Welcome

Guests
Germany 2018 | 87 Min. | OV with German and English subtitles
Director: Sandra Trostel
rated for 0 + years
DOCUMENTARY The Chaos Computer Club is the largest group of hackers in Europe and stands for net neutrality and freedom of information. In the …
29.09. | Cinemaxx 3

Die Affäre Borgward

Guests
Germany 2018 | 90 Min. | OV
Director: Marcus O. Rosenmüller
rated for 0 + years
A biopic about an outstanding North German personality who became a symbol for the glamour and hubris of the years of Germany's post-war economic …
29.09. | Abaton GR

On Her Shoulders

Guests
USA 2018 | 94 Min. | OV with English subtitles
Director: Alexandria Bombach
rated for 0 + years
DOCUMENTARY The portrait of a genocide survivor who became the symbol of a whole ethnic group. Nadia Murad is 23, an Iraki Yazidi and a survivor …
29.09. | Cinemaxx 1

The Favourite

Guests
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 …
29.09. | Metropolis

Monrovia, Indiana

Guests
USA 2018 | 143 Min. | OV
Director: Frederick Wiseman
rated for 0 + years
DOCUMENTARY During his research of contemporary American life, master documentarist Frederick Wiseman spent time in the Mid-West – and illuminated …
29.09. | Abaton KL

A Family Tour

Guests
Taiwan, Singapore, Hong Kong, Malaysia 2018 | 107 Min. | OV with English subtitles
Director: Liang Ying
rated for 0 + years
Family reunion on neutral ground: in a furious melodrama, Yang Lian reworks his own experience of forced placelessness in exile as a politically …
30.09. | Cinemaxx 3

Aufbruch in die Freiheit

Guests
Germany 2017 | 89 Min. | OV
Director: Isabel Kleefeld
rated for 0 + years
A woman decides on a new, self-determined life. The drama tells one of the stories behind Stern magazine's 1971 cover story "We had …
30.09. | Studio

In The Desert – A Documentary Diptych

Guests
Israel, Canada 2018 | 215 Min. | OV with English subtitles
Director: Avner Faingulernt
rated for 0 + years
DOCUMENTARY In direct proximity and yet without contact: in West Jordan, Israeli settlers and Palestinian farmers live side by side – in separate …
30.09. | Abaton KL

Graves Without a Name

Guests
Cambodia, France 2018 | 115 Min. | OV with English subtitles
Director: Rithy Panh
rated for 0 + years
DOCUMENTARY A documentary meditation which in poetic pictures translates the pain of the survivors of the Khmer Rouge terror regime. For 30 …
30.09. | Studio

Rojo

Guests
Argentina, Brazil, Germany, Netherlands, France 2018 | 109 Min. | OV with English subtitles
Director: Benjamin Naishtat
rated for 0 + years
A hypnotic thriller about a lawyer whose orderly life slowly goes off the rails.A boring little town in Argentina in the mid-1970s: while an …
30.09. | Cinemaxx 1

Roma

Guests
Mexico 2018 | 135 Min. | OV with English subtitles
Director: Alfonso Cuarón
rated for 0 + years
An intimate portrait of the ways, small and large, one family maintains its balance in a time of personal, social and political strife. In the …
01.10. | Hapag Lloyd

Kaisersturz

Guests
Germany 2018 | 90 Min. | OV
Director: Christoph Röhl
rated for 0 + years
Docudrama about one of the most important periods in German history: the end of the monarchy and the proclamation of the First Republic. 1918, …
01.10. | Abaton GR

I Do Not Care If We Go Down In History As Barbarians

Guests
Romania, Czech Republic, France, Bulgaria, Germany 2018 | 139 Min. | OV with English subtitles
Director: Radu Jude
rated for 0 + years
Romania took an active part in the Holocaust – today the country is in complete denial. An absurd morality tale about selective memory in today's …
01.10. | Studio

Erased,___ Ascent of the Invisible

Guests
Lebanon 2018 | 76 Min. | OV with English subtitles
Director: Ghassan Halawani
rated for 0 + years
ESSAY A film that resembles an archaeological excavation, a city as transient memory store and a crime of which no trace remains. 35 years ago, …
02.10. | Hapag Lloyd

Victory Of Women

Guests
Germany 2018 | 102 Min. | OV
Director: Annette Baumeister, Carsten Gutschmidt
rated for 0 + years
100 years of female suffrage: docudrama about the battle for the right to vote waged by women across Europe which had its successful highlight after …
02.10. | Metropolis

The Reports on Sarah and Saleem

Guests
Palestine, Netherlands, Germany, Mexico 2018 | 127 Min. | OV with German subtitles
Director: Muayad Alayan
rated for 0 + years
An affair of the heart becomes an affair of state: a Palestinian drama that takes the upheavals between Arabs and Jews to another, unusual level …
02.10. | Passage 1

The Favourite

Guests
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 …
03.10. | Abaton KL

Erased,___ Ascent of the Invisible

Guests
Lebanon 2018 | 76 Min. | OV with English subtitles
Director: Ghassan Halawani
rated for 0 + years
ESSAY A film that resembles an archaeological excavation, a city as transient memory store and a crime of which no trace remains. 35 years ago, …
03.10. | Studio

The Blessed

Guests
France, Belgium, Qatar 2017 | 102 Min. | OV with English subtitles
Director: Sofia Djama
rated for 0 + years
Why didn't we leave? A family is suffering with their home country Algeria. A sensitive drama on the subject of escape, as seen from the other side …
03.10. | Metropolis

Anote's Ark

Guests
Canada 2018 | 77 Min. | OV with English subtitles
Director: Matthieu Rytz
rated for 0 + years
DOCUMENTARY As a country disappears into the sea, its president fights for the future of his citizens. While the industrialized nations bicker …
04.10. | Cinemaxx 2

The Blessed

Guests
France, Belgium, Qatar 2017 | 102 Min. | OV with English subtitles
Director: Sofia Djama
rated for 0 + years
Why didn't we leave? A family is suffering with their home country Algeria. A sensitive drama on the subject of escape, as seen from the other side …
04.10. | Cinemaxx 2

Those Who Work

Guests
Switzerland, Belgium 2018 | 101 Min. | OV with German subtitles
Director: Antoine Russbach
rated for 0 + years
Suddenly, the most important thing in the world is gone: a man loses his job and faces ruin. An intense drama about finding a new purpose. Frank …
04.10. | Cinemaxx 1

Three Faces

Guests
Iran 2018 | 101 Min. | OV with German subtitles
Director: Jafar Panahi
rated for 0 + years
A drama about three generations of Iranian actresses, who enjoy different degrees of freedom to pursue their careers. Jafar Panahi's latest film is …
04.10. | Abaton KL

The Reports on Sarah and Saleem

Guests
Palestine, Netherlands, Germany, Mexico 2018 | 127 Min. | OV with German subtitles
Director: Muayad Alayan
rated for 0 + years
An affair of the heart becomes an affair of state: a Palestinian drama that takes the upheavals between Arabs and Jews to another, unusual level …
04.10. | Metropolis

The Image You Missed

Guests
France, Ireland, USA 2018 | 73 Min. | OV with English subtitles
Director: Donal Foreman
rated for 0 + years
ESSAY The civil war in Northern Ireland as the backdrop for a father-son story – and for a reflection on political cinema. For more than 30 …
04.10. | Passage 1

Graves Without a Name

Guests
Cambodia, France 2018 | 115 Min. | OV with English subtitles
Director: Rithy Panh
rated for 0 + years
DOCUMENTARY A documentary meditation which in poetic pictures translates the pain of the survivors of the Khmer Rouge terror regime. For 30 …
05.10. | Studio

On Her Shoulders

Guests
USA 2018 | 94 Min. | OV with English subtitles
Director: Alexandria Bombach
rated for 0 + years
DOCUMENTARY The portrait of a genocide survivor who became the symbol of a whole ethnic group. Nadia Murad is 23, an Iraki Yazidi and a survivor …
05.10. | Abaton KL

I Do Not Care If We Go Down In History As Barbarians

Guests
Romania, Czech Republic, France, Bulgaria, Germany 2018 | 139 Min. | OV with English subtitles
Director: Radu Jude
rated for 0 + years
Romania took an active part in the Holocaust – today the country is in complete denial. An absurd morality tale about selective memory in today's …
05.10. | Abaton KL

Anote's Ark

Guests
Canada 2018 | 77 Min. | OV with English subtitles
Director: Matthieu Rytz
rated for 0 + years
DOCUMENTARY As a country disappears into the sea, its president fights for the future of his citizens. While the industrialized nations bicker …
05.10. | Abaton GR

American Chaos

Guests
USA 2018 | 90 Min. | OV
Director: James D. Stern
rated for 0 + years
DOCUMENTARY Surrounded by Trump voters: a journey to the dark heart of American politics. Six months before the US presidential election in 2016 …
05.10. | Studio

House of My Fathers

Guests
Sri Lanka 2018 | 95 Min. | OV with English subtitles
Director: Suba Sivakumaran
rated for 0 + years
Dealing with trauma in the primeval forests of Sri Lanka: a political parable about war and remembrance with superb, lyrical cinematography. The …
06.10. | Cinemaxx 3

Those Who Work

Guests
Switzerland, Belgium 2018 | 101 Min. | OV with German subtitles
Director: Antoine Russbach
rated for 0 + years
Suddenly, the most important thing in the world is gone: a man loses his job and faces ruin. An intense drama about finding a new purpose. Frank …
06.10. | Abaton KL

Dead Souls

Guests
France, Switzerland 2018 | 495 Min. | OV with English subtitles
Director: Wang Bing
rated for 0 + years
DOCUMENTARY Survivors tell of their time in the reeducation camps of Mao's China. Their words and faces form a monumental 8-hour memorial. In …
06.10. | Cinemaxx 2

Monrovia, Indiana

Guests
USA 2018 | 143 Min. | OV
Director: Frederick Wiseman
rated for 0 + years
DOCUMENTARY During his research of contemporary American life, master documentarist Frederick Wiseman spent time in the Mid-West – and illuminated …
06.10. | Metropolis

House of My Fathers

Guests
Sri Lanka 2018 | 95 Min. | OV with English subtitles
Director: Suba Sivakumaran
rated for 0 + years
Dealing with trauma in the primeval forests of Sri Lanka: a political parable about war and remembrance with superb, lyrical cinematography. The …
06.10. | Cinemaxx 1

Loro

Guests
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 …
06.10. | Studio

The Image You Missed

Guests
France, Ireland, USA 2018 | 73 Min. | OV with English subtitles
Director: Donal Foreman
rated for 0 + years
ESSAY The civil war in Northern Ireland as the backdrop for a father-son story – and for a reflection on political cinema. For more than 30 …
06.10. | Cinemaxx 2

American Chaos

Guests
USA 2018 | 90 Min. | OV
Director: James D. Stern
rated for 0 + years
DOCUMENTARY Surrounded by Trump voters: a journey to the dark heart of American politics. Six months before the US presidential election in 2016 …
06.10. | Abaton GR

Rojo

Guests
Argentina, Brazil, Germany, Netherlands, France 2018 | 109 Min. | OV with English subtitles
Director: Benjamin Naishtat
rated for 0 + years
A hypnotic thriller about a lawyer whose orderly life slowly goes off the rails.A boring little town in Argentina in the mid-1970s: while an …