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24.09. - 03.10.2020
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25.09. | Cinemaxx 2

Poppie Nongena

Guests
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. …
25.09. | Abaton

The Cloud in her Room

Guests
China, Hong Kong 2020 | 101 Min. | OV with English subtitles
Director: Zheng Lu Xinyuan
rated for 0 + years
A fascinating debut which illustrates with poetic brutality the condition in which the world continues to turn, even when one is not yet ready to let …
25.09. | Passage

Antigone

Guests
Canada 2019 | 109 Min. | OV with German subtitles
Director: Sophie Deraspe
rated for 0 + years
[⏵] A young migrant woman’s fight against an inhuman immigration system: a provocative adaptation of the Ancient Greek tragedy with an …
25.09. | Studio

Gull

Guests
South Korea 2020 | 75 Min. | OV with English subtitles
Director: Kim Mi-jo
rated for 0 + years
[⏵] In her impressive debut film, director Kim Mijo takes on a subject that in South Korea is a highly controversial taboo: #metoo in Seoul. Obok …
25.09. | Cinemaxx 1

Cortex

Guests
Germany 2020 | 97 Min. | OV with English subtitles
Director: Moritz Bleibtreu
rated for 0 + years
Two men, two lives, one fateful encounter: Moritz Bleibtreu’s directorial debut, for which he also wrote the screenplay, is a tense, labyrinthine …
25.09. | Cinemaxx 3

Cortex

Guests
Germany 2020 | 97 Min. | OV with English subtitles
Director: Moritz Bleibtreu
rated for 0 + years
Two men, two lives, one fateful encounter: Moritz Bleibtreu’s directorial debut, for which he also wrote the screenplay, is a tense, labyrinthine …
26.09. | Abaton

My Family and the Wolf

Guests
France 2020 | 80 Min. | OV with German subtitles
Director: Adrià Garcia
rated for 0 + years
[⏵] 9-year old Hugo is spending the summer holidays with his Granny Sara, who is celebrating her 80th birthday. The whole family has made the …
26.09. | Cinemaxx 2

Kuessipan

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Canada 2019 | 117 Min. | OV with English subtitles
Director: Myriam Verreault
rated for 0 + years
[⏵] A declaration of love to Quebec‘s Innu community: the adaptation of the eponymous novel is a humorous and moving coming-of-age story …
26.09. | Cinemaxx 3

Kein einfacher Mord

Guests
Germany 2020 | 88 Min. | OV
Director: Sebastian Ko
rated for 0 + years
Psychothriller about a couple in crisis who, faced with a crime, close ranks. A man (Sebastian Becker) is dead, killed by the woman (Laura …
26.09. | Cinemaxx 2

Poppie Nongena

Guests
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. …
26.09. | Abaton

Happy Old Year

Guests
Thailand 2019 | 113 Min. | OV with English subtitles
Director: Nawapol Thamrongrattanarit
rated for 0 + years
A clear-out becomes a melancholic reflection on keeping hold and letting go. Jean has a new philosophy: long live minimalism! She plans to radically …
27.09. | Abaton

Kuessipan

Guests
Canada 2019 | 117 Min. | OV with English subtitles
Director: Myriam Verreault
rated for 0 + years
[⏵] A declaration of love to Quebec‘s Innu community: the adaptation of the eponymous novel is a humorous and moving coming-of-age story …
27.09. | Passage

The Father

Guests
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 …
27.09. | Passage

Nowhere Special

Guests
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 …
27.09. | Cinemaxx 3

Plötzlich so still

Guests
Germany 2020 | 89 Min. | OV
Director: Lars-Gunnar Lotz
rated for 0 + years
The drama of a young mother in the face of an inconceivable loss. A few days before the return of her husband Ludger (Hanno Koffler) from a training …
27.09. | Cinemaxx 1

Kajillionaire

Guests
USA 2020 | 115 Min. | OV with German subtitles
Director: Miranda July
rated for 0 + years
[⏵] The new film from multimedia artist Miranda July is a comedy about a family of tricksters, as original as it is moving. Petty criminals Theresa …
27.09. | Cinemaxx 2

The Cloud in her Room

Guests
China, Hong Kong 2020 | 101 Min. | OV with English subtitles
Director: Zheng Lu Xinyuan
rated for 0 + years
A fascinating debut which illustrates with poetic brutality the condition in which the world continues to turn, even when one is not yet ready to let …
27.09. | Metropolis

Gull

Guests
South Korea 2020 | 75 Min. | OV with English subtitles
Director: Kim Mi-jo
rated for 0 + years
[⏵] In her impressive debut film, director Kim Mijo takes on a subject that in South Korea is a highly controversial taboo: #metoo in Seoul. Obok …
28.09. | Abaton

Perfect 10

Guests
United Kingdom 2019 | 83 Min. | OV with German subtitles
Director: Eva Riley
rated for 0 + years
[⏵] Leigh lives with her father on the outskirts of Brighton. A talented gymnast, the 14-year old is busy preparing for her first tournament. …
28.09. | Cinemaxx 1

This Is Not a Burial, It's a Resurrection

Guests
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 …
28.09. | Abaton

Reborn

Guests
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 …
28.09. | Passage

Run Uje Run

Guests
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 …
28.09. | Cinemaxx 3

Wo ist die Liebe hin

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Germany 2020 | 88 Min. | OV
Director: Alexander Dierbach
rated for 0 + years
How much change can one marriage take? »The most harmonious couple in the Western hemisphere« is how friends describe Agnes (Ulrike Tscharre) …
28.09. | Cinemaxx 1

Another Round

Guests
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 …
29.09. | Abaton

Sune – Best Man

Guests
Sweden 2020 | 90 Min. | OV with German voice over
Director: Jon Holmberg
rated for 0 + years
Sune just cannot make up his mind: his class is planning an exciting trip, but on the same weekend his Grandpa Helmer is getting married again. …
29.09. | Cinemaxx 1

Hope Gap

Guests
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 …
29.09. | Abaton

Love Poem

Guests
Hong Kong 2020 | 114 Min. | OV with English subtitles
Director: Wang Xiaozhen
rated for 0 + years
HYBRID A drama about a messed-up marriage – or a meta-film about filmic truth and the staging of a private life? Father, mother, baby. A car. …
29.09. | Cinemaxx 3

Amara terra mia - Bitter Land Of Mine

Guests
Germany, Italy 2020 | 82 Min. | OV with German subtitles
Director: Ulrich Waller, Eduard Erne, Dania Hohmann
rated for 0 + years
Docudrama about the first generation of so-called Gastarbeiter in Germany. Carla and Maria Grazia meet for the first time outside the crematorium, …
29.09. | Cinemaxx 2

Happy Old Year

Guests
Thailand 2019 | 113 Min. | OV with English subtitles
Director: Nawapol Thamrongrattanarit
rated for 0 + years
A clear-out becomes a melancholic reflection on keeping hold and letting go. Jean has a new philosophy: long live minimalism! She plans to radically …
29.09. | Cinemaxx 3

Sound of Metal

Guests
USA, Belgium 2019 | 120 Min. | OV with German subtitles + subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing
Director: Darius Marder
rated for 0 + years
A musician loses his most essential sense: his hearing. Noise is their life. Ruben is touring the USA in a camper van with his girlfriend Lou. She …
30.09. | Cinemaxx 2

River of Grass

Guests
USA 1994 | 76 Min. | OV
Director: Kelly Reichardt
rated for 0 + years
[⏵] Kelly Reichardt's »amazing first film« (Todd Haynes). In her debut film, which was rarely shown in Germany, the director returns to the …
30.09. | Cinemaxx 1

Gagarine

Guests
France 2020 | 97 Min. | OV with German subtitles
Director: Fanny Liatard, Jérémy Trouilh
rated for 0 + years
[⏵] Between tower block and orbit: the story of a young fan of space travel from the banlieue is an expedition into the power of the imagination …
30.09. | Passage

Kajillionaire

Guests
USA 2020 | 115 Min. | OV with German subtitles
Director: Miranda July
rated for 0 + years
[⏵] The new film from multimedia artist Miranda July is a comedy about a family of tricksters, as original as it is moving. Petty criminals Theresa …
30.09. | Hansafilmstudio Bergedorf

Hope Gap

Guests
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 …
30.09. | Cinemaxx 1

The Cloud in her Room

Guests
China, Hong Kong 2020 | 101 Min. | OV with English subtitles
Director: Zheng Lu Xinyuan
rated for 0 + years
A fascinating debut which illustrates with poetic brutality the condition in which the world continues to turn, even when one is not yet ready to let …
01.10. | Metropolis

This Is Not a Burial, It's a Resurrection

Guests
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 …
01.10. | Passage

Ema

Guests
Chile 2019 | 107 Min. | OV with German subtitles
Director: Pablo Larraín
rated for 0 + years
[⏵] Pablo Larraín powerfully tests the limits of modern cinema. Ema is the portrait of a woman in flames. Their lives are as experimental and …
01.10. | Cinemaxx 3

Helga - Die Zwei Gesichter der Feddersen

Guests
Germany 2020 | 90 Min. | OV
Director: Oliver Schwabe
rated for 0 + years
Moving portrait of an extraordinary woman. In the 1960s, Helga Feddersen became known as a comedy actress far beyond the borders of Hamburg. But …
01.10. | Astor

Run Uje Run

Guests
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 …
01.10. | Cinemaxx 1

Sound of Metal

Guests
USA, Belgium 2019 | 120 Min. | OV with German subtitles + subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing
Director: Darius Marder
rated for 0 + years
A musician loses his most essential sense: his hearing. Noise is their life. Ruben is touring the USA in a camper van with his girlfriend Lou. She …
01.10. | Metropolis

Happy Old Year

Guests
Thailand 2019 | 113 Min. | OV with English subtitles
Director: Nawapol Thamrongrattanarit
rated for 0 + years
A clear-out becomes a melancholic reflection on keeping hold and letting go. Jean has a new philosophy: long live minimalism! She plans to radically …
01.10. | Cinemaxx 3

Sweat

Guests
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 …
02.10. | Cinemaxx 2

Reborn

Guests
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 …
02.10. | Cinemaxx 3

River of Grass

Guests
USA 1994 | 76 Min. | OV
Director: Kelly Reichardt
rated for 0 + years
[⏵] Kelly Reichardt's »amazing first film« (Todd Haynes). In her debut film, which was rarely shown in Germany, the director returns to the …
02.10. | Abaton

Gagarine

Guests
France 2020 | 97 Min. | OV with German subtitles
Director: Fanny Liatard, Jérémy Trouilh
rated for 0 + years
[⏵] Between tower block and orbit: the story of a young fan of space travel from the banlieue is an expedition into the power of the imagination …
02.10. | Cinemaxx 1

Sweat

Guests
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 …
02.10. | Passage

Run Uje Run

Guests
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 …
02.10. | Zeise

Cortex

Guests
Germany 2020 | 97 Min. | OV with English subtitles
Director: Moritz Bleibtreu
rated for 0 + years
Two men, two lives, one fateful encounter: Moritz Bleibtreu’s directorial debut, for which he also wrote the screenplay, is a tense, labyrinthine …
02.10. | Abaton

Nowhere Special

Guests
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 …
02.10. | Cinemaxx 1

I Am Greta

Guests
Sweden 2020 | 98 Min. | OV with English subtitles
Director: Nathan Grossman
rated for 0 + years
From a cardboard sign in the street to the podium of the UN Climate Summit: a portrait of Greta Thunberg. »Skolstrejk för klimatet« – school …
02.10. | Cinemaxx 3

The Father

Guests
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 …
03.10. | Abaton

Perfect 10

Guests
United Kingdom 2019 | 83 Min. | OV with German subtitles
Director: Eva Riley
rated for 0 + years
[⏵] Leigh lives with her father on the outskirts of Brighton. A talented gymnast, the 14-year old is busy preparing for her first tournament. …
03.10. | Cinemaxx 3

Antigone

Guests
Canada 2019 | 109 Min. | OV with German subtitles
Director: Sophie Deraspe
rated for 0 + years
[⏵] A young migrant woman’s fight against an inhuman immigration system: a provocative adaptation of the Ancient Greek tragedy with an …
03.10. | Abaton

Ema

Guests
Chile 2019 | 107 Min. | OV with German subtitles
Director: Pablo Larraín
rated for 0 + years
[⏵] Pablo Larraín powerfully tests the limits of modern cinema. Ema is the portrait of a woman in flames. Their lives are as experimental and …
03.10. | Passage

Hope Gap

Guests
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 …
03.10. | Cinemaxx 3

I Am Greta

Guests
Sweden 2020 | 98 Min. | OV with English subtitles
Director: Nathan Grossman
rated for 0 + years
From a cardboard sign in the street to the podium of the UN Climate Summit: a portrait of Greta Thunberg. »Skolstrejk för klimatet« – school …
03.10. | Passage

Another Round

Guests
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 …
03.10. | Abaton

This Is Not a Burial, It's a Resurrection

Guests
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 …
03.10. | Cinemaxx 2

Love Poem

Guests
Hong Kong 2020 | 114 Min. | OV with English subtitles
Director: Wang Xiaozhen
rated for 0 + years
HYBRID A drama about a messed-up marriage – or a meta-film about filmic truth and the staging of a private life? Father, mother, baby. A car. …

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