Filmfest
#FFHH20
24.9. - 3.10.2020
Hamburg

Programme 2019

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26.09. | CinemaxX 1

La Belle Époque

Guests
France 2019 | 115 Min. | OV with German subtitles
Director: Nicolas Bedos
rated for 0 + years
Full of esprit, charm and truth, this French comedy plays with the question as to whether everything really was better in the old days. For …
26.09. | CinemaxX 3

La Belle Époque

Guests
France 2019 | 115 Min. | OV with German subtitles
Director: Nicolas Bedos
rated for 0 + years
Full of esprit, charm and truth, this French comedy plays with the question as to whether everything really was better in the old days. For …
27.09. | Abaton GR

Sune vs Sune

Guests
Sweden 2018 | 89 Min. | OV with German voice over
Director: Jon Holmberg
rated for 0 + years
On his first day in year four an unpleasant surprise awaits Sune. A new classmate is sitting in his place and he is everything that Sune would like …
27.09. | CinemaxX 3

When Mum is Away

Guests
Italy 2019 | 94 Min. | OV with German subtitles
Director: Alessandro Genovesi
rated for 0 + years
Papa on the verge of a nervous breakdown: a successful pasta manager suddenly has to run the family household. An Italian commedia al …
27.09. | Passage 1

La Belle Époque

Guests
France 2019 | 115 Min. | OV with German subtitles
Director: Nicolas Bedos
rated for 0 + years
Full of esprit, charm and truth, this French comedy plays with the question as to whether everything really was better in the old days. For …
27.09. | Studio

Nona. If They Soak Me, I’ll Burn Them

Guests
Chile, Brazil, France, Republic of Korea (South Korea) 2019 | 86 Min. | OV with English subtitles
Director: Camila José Donoso
rated for 0 + years
HYBRID Grandmother, friend, anarchist and arsonist – a director portrays the life of her grandmother with cinematic chutzpah and explores 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. | Passage 1

Matthias & Maxime

Guests
Canada 2019 | 119 Min. | OV with German subtitles
Director: Xavier Dolan
rated for 0 + years
Suppressed love and an ode to friendship: Matthias & Maxime is a typical Dolan film, full of boundless energy and romance. Max (Xavier …
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. | Passage 1

I Can Quit Whenever I Want

Guests
Spain 2019 | 98 Min. | OV with English subtitles
Director: Carlos Therón
rated for 0 + years
Welcome, economic crisis! Three young Spaniards have a great business idea and then just make everything worse – in a comedy for which the …
28.09. | CinemaxX 3

The Bare Necessity

Guests
France 2019 | 100 Min. | OV with English subtitles
Director: Erwan Le Duc
rated for 0 + years
In this oddball romantic comedy, love and some oh so beloved relatives keep a bourgeois policeman busy. In a sleepy village in the forests of …
28.09. | CinemaxX 1

On a Magical Night

Guests
France, Luxembourg, Belgium 2019 | 97 Min. | OV with German subtitles
Director: Christophe Honoré
rated for 0 + years
Full of esprit and surreal humour, Christophe Honoré’s new film pays homage to the great tradition of French light comedy. After her affair …
28.09. | Abaton GR

A Brother's Love

Guests
Canada 2019 | 117 Min. | OV with German subtitles
Director: Monia Chokri
rated for 0 + years
In this colourful, visually playful Franco-Canadian comedy, a young woman seeks her place in life with the help of her brother. 35-year old …
28.09. | CinemaxX 2

Ode to Nothing

Guests
Philippines 2019 | 92 Min. | OV with English subtitles
Director: Dwein Baltazar
rated for 0 + years
Death is her life: the loneliness of an undertaker leads to an unconventional family situation Sonya‘s life isn’t exactly a party. Her …
28.09. | Abaton GR

You Deserve a Lover

Guests
France 2019 | 102 Min. | OV with German subtitles
Director: Hafsia Herzi
rated for 0 + years
Oh, l’amour! In her candid debut film as director, actor Hafsia Herzi looks at the life of a modern young woman who after a break-up gets lost in …
29.09. | CinemaxX 3

Echo

Guests
Iceland, France, Switzerland 2019 | 79 Min. | OV with English subtitles
Director: Rúnar Rúnarsson
rated for 0 + years
A calmly tender, loosely episodic echo of Icelandic society by Rúnar Rúnarsson. It’s just before Christmas. There’s a special atmosphere …
29.09. | Metropolis

Die Hamburger Krankheit

Guests
Germany 1979 | 117 Min. | OV
Director: Peter Fleischmann
rated for 0 + years
Trashy, with a great cast and a soundtrack from the young Jean-Michel Jarre: this cultish Utopian end-times drama has been comprehensively restored …
29.09. | Abaton GR

Reihe für die Minis

Guests
Diverse 2019 | 60 Min. |
Director:
rated for 0 + years
The first cinema experience? The youngest festival audience will be accompanied playfully and age-appropriately by a cheerful program of animated …
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 2

Train

Guests
Ghana 2017 | 70 Min. | OV with English subtitles
Director: Peter Kofi Sedufia
rated for 0 + years
A heavily pregnant woman and her husband get stranded in scorching heat in a no man’s land in Ghana. The stuff of comedy? Yes, and how! Ghana …
29.09. | Abaton Klein

Ode to Nothing

Guests
Philippines 2019 | 92 Min. | OV with English subtitles
Director: Dwein Baltazar
rated for 0 + years
Death is her life: the loneliness of an undertaker leads to an unconventional family situation Sonya‘s life isn’t exactly a party. Her …
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. | Passage 1

The Specials

Guests
France 2019 | 114 Min. | OV with German subtitles
Director: Éric Toledano, Olivier Nakache
rated for 0 + years
The true story of two men obsessed with the will to make the world better for others – and who do indeed manage minor miracles on a daily basis. A …
30.09. | Abaton GR

Reihe für die Minis

Guests
Diverse 2019 | 60 Min. |
Director:
rated for 0 + years
The first cinema experience? The youngest festival audience will be accompanied playfully and age-appropriately by a cheerful program of animated …
30.09. | CinemaxX 3

The Ragged Life of Juice Leskinen

Guests
Finland 2018 | 103 Min. | OV with English subtitles
Director: Teppo Airaksinen
rated for 0 + years
The Finnish Dylan! A melancholy, yet at the same time fast and funny biopic tells of the rise and fall Juice Leskinen, an icon of Finnish pop music, …
30.09. | CinemaxX 8

Bad Poems

Guests
Hungary, France 2018 | 97 Min. | OV with English subtitles
Director: Gábor Reisz
rated for 0 + years
A merry-melancholic kaleidoscope of a crisis in which four time frames expertly and startlingly communicate with each other. Tamás‘ soul is …
30.09. | Abaton Klein

Nona. If They Soak Me, I’ll Burn Them

Guests
Chile, Brazil, France, Republic of Korea (South Korea) 2019 | 86 Min. | OV with English subtitles
Director: Camila José Donoso
rated for 0 + years
HYBRID Grandmother, friend, anarchist and arsonist – a director portrays the life of her grandmother with cinematic chutzpah and explores the …
30.09. | CinemaxX 8

Beats

Guests
United Kingdom 2019 | 98 Min. | OV with German subtitles
Director: Brian Welsh
rated for 0 + years
The last night of a friendship and an explosion of new youth culture: a British music drama with a touch of Trainspotting has the screen booming …
30.09. | Passage 1

You Deserve a Lover

Guests
France 2019 | 102 Min. | OV with German subtitles
Director: Hafsia Herzi
rated for 0 + years
Oh, l’amour! In her candid debut film as director, actor Hafsia Herzi looks at the life of a modern young woman who after a break-up gets lost in …
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 …
30.09. | CinemaxX 2

When Mum is Away

Guests
Italy 2019 | 94 Min. | OV with German subtitles
Director: Alessandro Genovesi
rated for 0 + years
Papa on the verge of a nervous breakdown: a successful pasta manager suddenly has to run the family household. An Italian commedia al …
30.09. | Passage 1

A Rainy Day in New York

Guests
USA 2019 | 95 Min. | OV with German subtitles
Director: Woody Allen
rated for 0 + years
A RAINY DAY IN NEW YORK is a love letter to old New York in which Woody Allen casts a loving look at the greater and smaller miracles and …
30.09. | CinemaxX 8

Babyteeth

Guests
Australia 2019 | 117 Min. | OV with English subtitles
Director: Shannon Murphy
rated for 0 + years
When carpe diem is more than just a slogan on a wall: in this unconventional dramedy from Australia, a young woman facing death discovers the beauty …
01.10. | CinemaxX 8

Train

Guests
Ghana 2017 | 70 Min. | OV with English subtitles
Director: Peter Kofi Sedufia
rated for 0 + years
A heavily pregnant woman and her husband get stranded in scorching heat in a no man’s land in Ghana. The stuff of comedy? Yes, and how! Ghana …
01.10. | CinemaxX 8

The Sunlit Night

Guests
Germany, Norway, USA 2019 | 92 Min. | OV with German subtitles
Director: David Wnendt
rated for 0 + years
In the bright nights of Norway, a young artist falls in love not just with the beauty of the Nordic landscape. For artist Frances, the summer …
01.10. | Abaton GR

Young Juliette

Guests
Canada 2019 | 93 Min. | OV with German subtitles
Director: Anne Émond
rated for 0 + years
In this feel-good comedy from Québec about a self-confident teenage girl, eveything’s a little bit over the top. 14-year old Juliette is …
01.10. | Alabama

Beats

Guests
United Kingdom 2019 | 98 Min. | OV with German subtitles
Director: Brian Welsh
rated for 0 + years
The last night of a friendship and an explosion of new youth culture: a British music drama with a touch of Trainspotting has the screen booming …
01.10. | Passage 1

Sorry We Missed You

Guests
United Kingdom, France, Belgium 2019 | 101 Min. | OV with German subtitles
Director: Ken Loach
rated for 0 + years
Zero hours contracts and neo-liberal serfdom: Ken Loach’s new film tells of the social abyss created by a digital service economy. Ricky, Abby …
02.10. | Abaton GR

Stars By The Pound

Guests
France 2018 | 88 Min. | OV with German subtitles
Director: Marie-Sophie Chambon
rated for 0 + years
Loïs would like nothing more than be an astronaut. The 16-year old has a talent for physics, but also the problem that she weighs over 100 kilos. …
02.10. | CinemaxX 3

My Life as a Courgette

Guests
Switzerland, France 2016 | 64 Min. | OV with German subtitles
Director: Claude Barras
rated for 0 + years
ANIMATION Céline Sciamma wrote the screenplay for this magical stop-motion film, which gained an Oscar nomination and numerous prizes. After …
02.10. | Abaton Klein

A Brother's Love

Guests
Canada 2019 | 117 Min. | OV with German subtitles
Director: Monia Chokri
rated for 0 + years
In this colourful, visually playful Franco-Canadian comedy, a young woman seeks her place in life with the help of her brother. 35-year old …
02.10. | CinemaxX 3

I Lost My Body

Guests
France 2019 | 82 Min. | OV with German subtitles
Director: Jérémy Clapin
rated for 0 + years
ANIMATION A hand seeks its body and sets out on a spectacular journey through Paris. This prize-winning animation mixes fantasy, adventure and …
03.10. | CinemaxX 3

The Ragged Life of Juice Leskinen

Guests
Finland 2018 | 103 Min. | OV with English subtitles
Director: Teppo Airaksinen
rated for 0 + years
The Finnish Dylan! A melancholy, yet at the same time fast and funny biopic tells of the rise and fall Juice Leskinen, an icon of Finnish pop music, …
03.10. | Abaton GR

Stars By The Pound

Guests
France 2018 | 88 Min. | OV with German subtitles
Director: Marie-Sophie Chambon
rated for 0 + years
Loïs would like nothing more than be an astronaut. The 16-year old has a talent for physics, but also the problem that she weighs over 100 kilos. …
03.10. | CinemaxX 8

Matthias & Maxime

Guests
Canada 2019 | 119 Min. | OV with German subtitles
Director: Xavier Dolan
rated for 0 + years
Suppressed love and an ode to friendship: Matthias & Maxime is a typical Dolan film, full of boundless energy and romance. Max (Xavier …
03.10. | Passage 1

Wild Rose

Guests
United Kingdom 2018 | 101 Min. | OV with German subtitles
Director: Tom Harper
rated for 0 + years
A star is born: newcomer Jessie Buckley shines in this unsentimental portrait of a rebellious country singer on the road to fame. Newly released …
03.10. | CinemaxX 2

Bad Poems

Guests
Hungary, France 2018 | 97 Min. | OV with English subtitles
Director: Gábor Reisz
rated for 0 + years
A merry-melancholic kaleidoscope of a crisis in which four time frames expertly and startlingly communicate with each other. Tamás‘ soul is …
03.10. | Passage 1

On a Magical Night

Guests
France, Luxembourg, Belgium 2019 | 97 Min. | OV with German subtitles
Director: Christophe Honoré
rated for 0 + years
Full of esprit and surreal humour, Christophe Honoré’s new film pays homage to the great tradition of French light comedy. After her affair …
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 …
03.10. | Metropolis

Babyteeth

Guests
Australia 2019 | 117 Min. | OV with English subtitles
Director: Shannon Murphy
rated for 0 + years
When carpe diem is more than just a slogan on a wall: in this unconventional dramedy from Australia, a young woman facing death discovers the beauty …
03.10. | Abaton GR

The Bare Necessity

Guests
France 2019 | 100 Min. | OV with English subtitles
Director: Erwan Le Duc
rated for 0 + years
In this oddball romantic comedy, love and some oh so beloved relatives keep a bourgeois policeman busy. In a sleepy village in the forests of …
04.10. | Abaton GR

Sune vs Sune

Guests
Sweden 2018 | 89 Min. | OV with German voice over
Director: Jon Holmberg
rated for 0 + years
On his first day in year four an unpleasant surprise awaits Sune. A new classmate is sitting in his place and he is everything that Sune would like …
04.10. | CinemaxX 1

I Lost My Body

Guests
France 2019 | 82 Min. | OV with German subtitles
Director: Jérémy Clapin
rated for 0 + years
ANIMATION A hand seeks its body and sets out on a spectacular journey through Paris. This prize-winning animation mixes fantasy, adventure and …
04.10. | CinemaxX 1

The Lighthouse

Guests
USA, Canada 2019 | 110 Min. | OV with German subtitles
Director: Robert Eggers
rated for 0 + years
A lighthouse becomes the scene for a gripping face-off between two men. A remote island off the New England coast at the turn of the century. …
04.10. | Blankeneser Kino

Young Juliette

Guests
Canada 2019 | 93 Min. | OV with German subtitles
Director: Anne Émond
rated for 0 + years
In this feel-good comedy from Québec about a self-confident teenage girl, eveything’s a little bit over the top. 14-year old Juliette is …
04.10. | CinemaxX 3

Donny hat ein neues Auto und fährt etwas zu schnell

Guests
Germany 2019 | 33 Min. | OV
Director: Karoline Eichhorn
rated for 0 + years
SUPPORTING FILM to: Ulrich Tukur - Life of a Showman Between love and »storage capacity«: Karoline Eichhorn’s first short as director is a …
04.10. | CinemaxX 1

Echo

Guests
Iceland, France, Switzerland 2019 | 79 Min. | OV with English subtitles
Director: Rúnar Rúnarsson
rated for 0 + years
A calmly tender, loosely episodic echo of Icelandic society by Rúnar Rúnarsson. It’s just before Christmas. There’s a special atmosphere …
05.10. | Abaton GR

Wild Rose

Guests
United Kingdom 2018 | 101 Min. | OV with German subtitles
Director: Tom Harper
rated for 0 + years
A star is born: newcomer Jessie Buckley shines in this unsentimental portrait of a rebellious country singer on the road to fame. Newly released …
05.10. | CinemaxX 1

Sorry We Missed You

Guests
United Kingdom, France, Belgium 2019 | 101 Min. | OV with German subtitles
Director: Ken Loach
rated for 0 + years
Zero hours contracts and neo-liberal serfdom: Ken Loach’s new film tells of the social abyss created by a digital service economy. Ricky, Abby …
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 …
05.10. | Passage 1

The Lighthouse

Guests
USA, Canada 2019 | 110 Min. | OV with German subtitles
Director: Robert Eggers
rated for 0 + years
A lighthouse becomes the scene for a gripping face-off between two men. A remote island off the New England coast at the turn of the century. …

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