Filmfest
#FFHH20
24.9. - 3.10.2020
Hamburg

Programme 2019

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27.09. | CinemaxX 8

Spider

Guests
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 …
27.09. | Metropolis

As Happy As Possible

Guests
France, Portugal 2019 | 92 Min. | OV with English subtitles
Director: Alain Raoust
rated for 0 + years
Under the scorching sun of Southern France, a young generation between rebellion and resignation. After years away, Salomé returns to the …
27.09. | CinemaxX 3

My wife's lover

Guests
Germany 2019 | 90 Min. | OV
Director: Dirk Kummer
rated for 0 + years
A comedy with a star cast about the transformation of a long-married couple into a pair of young-at-heart lovers. After 40 years, the marriage …
27.09. | Studio

Thou Shalt Not Kill

Guests
Romania 2018 | 120 Min. | OV with English subtitles
Director: Gabi Virginia Sarga, Catalin Rotaru
rated for 0 + years
Based on real events, a disturbing drama about an appalling scandal in the Romanian health system. Christian is an unconventional surgeon and …
27.09. | Abaton Klein

Capital in the Twenty-First Century

Guests
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 …
27.09. | CinemaxX 3

Truth and a Lie

Guests
Germany 2019 | 90 Min. | OV
Director: Lars Becker
rated for 0 + years
A woman unperturbed by a maze of accusations, suspicions and vengeance. Annabelle Martinelli (Natalia Wörner) specializes in the law governing …
28.09. | Metropolis

The Colonial Institute

Guests
Germany 2018 | 89 Min. | OV with German and English subtitles
Director: Daniel Kulle
rated for 0 + years
ESSAY Right up until the 1960s, Hamburg University saw itself as a „colonial university“. A search for traces of a difficult legacy and the …
28.09. | CinemaxX 2

Alice and the Mayor

Guests
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 …
28.09. | Metropolis

Spider

Guests
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 …
28.09. | Passage 1

Body of Truth

Guests
Germany, Switzerland 2019 | 96 Min. | OV with German subtitles
Director: Evelyn Schels
rated for 0 + years
DOCUMENTARY Strong, radical and provocative: the film accompanies four female artists on a fascinating, emotional journey through their pasts …
28.09. | Studio

The Secret of a Leader

Guests
Kazakhstan 2018 | 97 Min. | OV with German subtitles
Director: Farkhat Sharipov
rated for 0 + years
Capitalism made in Kazakhstan: a bank clerk longs for glamour and girls and lands up in a world of false friends and dirty money. Kanat is fed …
28.09. | Passage 1

Joan of Arc

Guests
France 2019 | 138 Min. | OV with English subtitles
Director: Bruno Dumont
rated for 0 + years
The demythologisation of an icon: Bruno Dumont tells the story of the life and death of Jeanne D’Arc as an idiosyncratic biopic that veers from …
29.09. | CinemaxX 1

Queen of Hearts

Guests
Denmark, Sweden 2019 | 128 Min. | OV with German subtitles
Director: May El-Toukhy
rated for 0 + years
Trine Dyrholm stars as a cool temptress in a provocative melodrama which won countless prizes in Denmark and was a box-office hit at the cinema …
29.09. | CinemaxX 2

South Terminal

Guests
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 …
30.09. | Abaton GR

Widow of Silence

Guests
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 …
01.10. | CinemaxX 3

Thou Shalt Not Kill

Guests
Romania 2018 | 120 Min. | OV with English subtitles
Director: Gabi Virginia Sarga, Catalin Rotaru
rated for 0 + years
Based on real events, a disturbing drama about an appalling scandal in the Romanian health system. Christian is an unconventional surgeon and …
01.10. | Abaton Klein

South Terminal

Guests
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 …
01.10. | CinemaxX 3

Kranke Geschäfte

Guests
Germany 2019 | 105 Min. | OV
Director: Urs Egger
rated for 0 + years
For risks and side-effects: GDR citizens as unknowing guinea pigs. 1988. Armin Glaser (Florian Stetter), first lieutenant in the Stasi, lives …
01.10. | Metropolis

Yu Gong

Guests
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 …
02.10. | Metropolis

Dark Suns

Guests
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 …
02.10. | Abaton GR

Red Fields

Guests
Israel, Luxembourg, Germany 2019 | 93 Min. | OV with German subtitles
Director: Keren Yedaya
rated for 0 + years
This adaptation for the screen of the 80s Israeli rock opera Mami tells the story of the Middle East conflict poetically and surreally. Young, …
02.10. | Passage 1

Tomorrow we are free

Guests
Germany 2019 | 97 Min. | OV with German subtitles
Director: Hossein Pourseifi
rated for 0 + years
A German-Iranian family from the GDR longs for its home and its freedom and gets caught up in the Islamic Revolution of 1979. A gripping historical …
02.10. | CinemaxX 8

The County

Guests
Iceland, Denmark, France, Germany 2019 | 92 Min. | OV with German subtitles
Director: Grímur Hákonarson
rated for 0 + years
In this visually impressive, emotionally powerful drama from Iceland, a woman sees red and rebels against a corrupt agricultural cooperative in her …
02.10. | Abaton GR

Queen of Hearts

Guests
Denmark, Sweden 2019 | 128 Min. | OV with German subtitles
Director: May El-Toukhy
rated for 0 + years
Trine Dyrholm stars as a cool temptress in a provocative melodrama which won countless prizes in Denmark and was a box-office hit at the cinema …
02.10. | CinemaxX 8

Our Mothers

Guests
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 …
02.10. | Studio

As Happy As Possible

Guests
France, Portugal 2019 | 92 Min. | OV with English subtitles
Director: Alain Raoust
rated for 0 + years
Under the scorching sun of Southern France, a young generation between rebellion and resignation. After years away, Salomé returns to the …
02.10. | Abaton Klein

Yu Gong

Guests
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 …
03.10. | CinemaxX 2

Capital in the Twenty-First Century

Guests
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 …
03.10. | Metropolis

The Halt

Guests
Philippines, France 2019 | 279 Min. | OV with English subtitles
Director: Lav Diaz
rated for 0 + years
A dictator as buffoon: Lav Diaz presents a manifesto against the authoritarian rulers of his home country and elsewhere. In the year 2034 the …
03.10. | CinemaxX 2

Red Fields

Guests
Israel, Luxembourg, Germany 2019 | 93 Min. | OV with German subtitles
Director: Keren Yedaya
rated for 0 + years
This adaptation for the screen of the 80s Israeli rock opera Mami tells the story of the Middle East conflict poetically and surreally. Young, …
03.10. | Studio

One Child Nation

Guests
People's Republic of 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 …
03.10. | CinemaxX 2

Our Mothers

Guests
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 …
04.10. | Metropolis

The County

Guests
Iceland, Denmark, France, Germany 2019 | 92 Min. | OV with German subtitles
Director: Grímur Hákonarson
rated for 0 + years
In this visually impressive, emotionally powerful drama from Iceland, a woman sees red and rebels against a corrupt agricultural cooperative in her …
04.10. | Studio

Widow of Silence

Guests
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 …
04.10. | Cinemaxx 3

Official Secrets

Guests
United Kingdom, USA 2019 | 112 Min. | OV with German subtitles
Director: Gavin Hood
rated for 0 + years
A British whistleblower reveals exortionate machinations before the third Gulf War to the press and is arrested: a tense court drama based on a true …
04.10. | CinemaxX 2

One Child Nation

Guests
People's Republic of 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 …
04.10. | Abaton Klein

Season of the Devil

Guests
Philippines 2017 | 234 Min. | OV with English subtitles
Director: Lav Diaz
rated for 0 + years
Pain in melodic form: Lav Diaz condenses the traumas of a nation into an anti-musical. At the end of the 1970s, dictator Marcos rules the …
05.10. | CinemaxX 2

Alice and the Mayor

Guests
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 …
05.10. | CinemaxX 3

Official Secrets

Guests
United Kingdom, USA 2019 | 112 Min. | OV with German subtitles
Director: Gavin Hood
rated for 0 + years
A British whistleblower reveals exortionate machinations before the third Gulf War to the press and is arrested: a tense court drama based on a true …
05.10. | CinemaxX 2

The Secret of a Leader

Guests
Kazakhstan 2018 | 97 Min. | OV with German subtitles
Director: Farkhat Sharipov
rated for 0 + years
Capitalism made in Kazakhstan: a bank clerk longs for glamour and girls and lands up in a world of false friends and dirty money. Kanat is fed …

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