Filmfest
#FFHH20
24.9. - 3.10.2020
Hamburg

Programme 2019

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27.09. | CinemaxX 2

Transnistra

Guests
Sweden, Denmark, Belgium 2019 | 93 Min. | OV with English subtitles
Director: Anna Eborn
rated for 0 + years
DOCUMENTARY Hearts a-flutter and probing questions about the future: against a beautiful backdrop, a film about the everyday life of six teenagers in …
27.09. | CinemaxX 8

Bonnie & Bonnie

Guests
Germany 2019 | 90 Min. | OV
Director: Ali Hakim
rated for 0 + years
A female Bonnie & Clyde in Hamburg: two young girls fight for their love and break away from their previous lives. Yara and Kiki belong to …
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 …
27.09. | Studio

Tell Me Who I Am

Guests
Italy, Germany 2018 | 89 Min. | OV with German subtitles
Director: Sergio Basso
rated for 0 + years
Bollywood in a refugee camp: in this documentary musical, refugees sing about loss of identity -- without pathos, but with a healthy portion of irony …
27.09. | CinemaxX 3

Nightshift - Cash & Carry

Guests
Germany 2019 | 90 Min. | OV
Director: Lars Becker
rated for 0 + years
An exciting new episode of Lars Becker‘s cult series set in Hamburg. One evening, policeman Harry Tönnies (Benno Fürmann) and his colleague …
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. | Abaton GR

Ask Dr. Ruth

Guests
USA 2019 | 100 Min. | OV with German subtitles
Director: Ryan White
rated for 0 + years
DOCUMENTARY The German Jew Ruth Westheimer rose to become a cult sex therapist in the USA: a warm portrait of a humorous taboo-breaker. When …
28.09. | Zinnwerke

Bonnie & Bonnie

Guests
Germany 2019 | 90 Min. | OV
Director: Ali Hakim
rated for 0 + years
A female Bonnie & Clyde in Hamburg: two young girls fight for their love and break away from their previous lives. Yara and Kiki belong to …
28.09. | CinemaxX 1

Gipsy Queen

Guests
Germany, Austria 2019 | 117 Min. | OV with German subtitles
Director: Hüseyin Tabak
rated for 0 + years
A young woman boxes for her life: a haunting social drama with the legendary Hamburg pub Ritze as the backdrop for a new beginning. Ali (Alina …
29.09. | CinemaxX 2

Tell Me Who I Am

Guests
Italy, Germany 2018 | 89 Min. | OV with German subtitles
Director: Sergio Basso
rated for 0 + years
Bollywood in a refugee camp: in this documentary musical, refugees sing about loss of identity -- without pathos, but with a healthy portion of irony …
29.09. | Abaton GR

Bangla

Guests
Italy 2019 | 87 Min. | OV with German subtitles
Director: Phaim Bhuiyan
rated for 0 + years
Culture shock as romcom – with the Bengali director playing himself with loads of charm and self-irony. Phaim, a 22-year old Muslim with …
29.09. | CinemaxX 3

A Voluntary Year

Guests
Germany 2019 | 86 Min. | OV with English subtitles
Director: Ulrich Köhler, Henner Winckler
rated for 0 + years
Do I stay or do I go? Ulrich Köhler‘s and Henner Winckler‘s sensitive filmic examination of the challenges of growing up. Jette (Maj-Britt …
29.09. | Studio

Noah Land

Guests
Germany, Turkey, USA 2019 | 109 Min. | OV with German subtitles
Director: Cenk Erturk
rated for 0 + years
A Biblical tree, planted by Noah? In a Turkish village, a father and son get caught up in a web of belief and rumour. In the final stages of a …
29.09. | Magazin

Gipsy Queen

Guests
Germany, Austria 2019 | 117 Min. | OV with German subtitles
Director: Hüseyin Tabak
rated for 0 + years
A young woman boxes for her life: a haunting social drama with the legendary Hamburg pub Ritze as the backdrop for a new beginning. Ali (Alina …
29.09. | Metropolis

Olanda

Guests
Germany 2019 | 154 Min. | OV with German subtitles
Director: Bernd Schoch
rated for 0 + years
DOCUMENTARY A journey into the magical world of the Carpathian Mountains. Hamburg director Bernd Schoch on the trail of mushrooms pickers who work …
29.09. | Studio

La vida en común

Guests
Argentina, France 2019 | 70 Min. | OV with English subtitles
Director: Ezequiel Yanco
rated for 0 + years
HYBRID Surviving between the traditional and the modern: an artificial desert city in Argentina is haunted by a puma. A modern tent city of …
30.09. | CinemaxX 2

Fahim

Guests
France 2019 | 107 Min. | OV with German subtitles
Director: Pierre François Martin-Laval
rated for 0 + years
The true story of a young chess genius fighting for the right to stay in France, told with passion and humour. 8-year old Fahim (Assad Ahmed) …
30.09. | CinemaxX 3

Das Gesetz sind wir

Guests
Germany 2019 | 88 Min. | OV
Director: Markus Imboden
rated for 0 + years
Where are the borders between the rule of law and a sense of justice? A realistic, but at the same time satirical look at the world of two law …
01.10. | CinemaxX 2

Noah Land

Guests
Germany, Turkey, USA 2019 | 109 Min. | OV with German subtitles
Director: Cenk Erturk
rated for 0 + years
A Biblical tree, planted by Noah? In a Turkish village, a father and son get caught up in a web of belief and rumour. In the final stages of a …
01.10. | Abaton Klein

No Data Plan

Guests
USA 2019 | 70 Min. | OV with English subtitles
Director: Miko Revereza
rated for 0 + years
ESSAY A train journey from Los Angeles to New York – seen through the eyes of an immigrant without documentation. By Amtrak across the USA: …
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. | 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 2

Lingua Franca

Guests
USA, Philippines 2019 | 95 Min. | OV with English subtitles
Director: Isabel Sandoval
rated for 0 + years
Sensuous and provocative: Isabel Sandoval tells the astonishingly frank story of the political and sexual awakening of a disempowered woman. The …
02.10. | Studio

Movements of A Nearby Mountain

Guests
Austria, France 2019 | 85 Min. | OV with German subtitles
Director: Sebastian Brameshuber
rated for 0 + years
HYBRID Global capitalism as seen from the margins: a film about recycling, myths and car tyres. The open-cast mountain mine of Erzberg in Styria …
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. | Studio

The Kamagasaki Cauldron War

Guests
Japan 2018 | 117 Min. | OV with English subtitles
Director: Leo Sato
rated for 0 + years
 A film as a time capsule: the story of a modern class struggle as a humorous homage to the cinema of the late 1960s Day labourers and sex …
04.10. | Abaton Klein

Lingua Franca

Guests
USA, Philippines 2019 | 95 Min. | OV with English subtitles
Director: Isabel Sandoval
rated for 0 + years
Sensuous and provocative: Isabel Sandoval tells the astonishingly frank story of the political and sexual awakening of a disempowered woman. The …
04.10. | Studio

Transnistra

Guests
Sweden, Denmark, Belgium 2019 | 93 Min. | OV with English subtitles
Director: Anna Eborn
rated for 0 + years
DOCUMENTARY Hearts a-flutter and probing questions about the future: against a beautiful backdrop, a film about the everyday life of six teenagers in …
05.10. | Abaton Klein

Death in the Land of Encantos

Guests
Philippines 2007 | 543 Min. | OV with English subtitles
Director: Lav Diaz
rated for 0 + years
HYBRID When the world goes out of kilter: a nine-hour plunge into a shattered country and the survivors. In 2006, the Philippine region of Bicol …
05.10. | Passage 1

Fahim

Guests
France 2019 | 107 Min. | OV with German subtitles
Director: Pierre François Martin-Laval
rated for 0 + years
The true story of a young chess genius fighting for the right to stay in France, told with passion and humour. 8-year old Fahim (Assad Ahmed) …
05.10. | CinemaxX 2

The Kamagasaki Cauldron War

Guests
Japan 2018 | 117 Min. | OV with English subtitles
Director: Leo Sato
rated for 0 + years
 A film as a time capsule: the story of a modern class struggle as a humorous homage to the cinema of the late 1960s Day labourers and sex …
05.10. | CinemaxX 3

Bangla

Guests
Italy 2019 | 87 Min. | OV with German subtitles
Director: Phaim Bhuiyan
rated for 0 + years
Culture shock as romcom – with the Bengali director playing himself with loads of charm and self-irony. Phaim, a 22-year old Muslim with …

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