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. | Metropolis

Scattered Night

Guests
Republic of Korea (South Korea) 2019 | 81 Min. | OV with English subtitles
Director: Lee Jihyoung, Kim Sol
rated for 0 + years
The collapse of a South Korean family as a nuanced, unhysterical ensemble drama The separation of their parents plunges Jinho‘s and Sumin’s …
27.09. | Abaton GR

The Audition

Guests
Germany, France 2019 | 99 Min. | OV with German subtitles
Director: Ina Weisse
rated for 0 + years
An intense family drama with Nina Hoss as a violin teacher whose own expectations prove too much and provoke a breakdown. Anna Bronsky (Nina …
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. | 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. | Abaton Klein

Krabi, 2562

Guests
Thailand, United Kingdom 2019 | 93 Min. | OV with English subtitles
Director: Ben Rivers, Anocha Suwichakornpong
rated for 0 + years
HYBRID A tourist hotspot becomes the place where geological eras merge We’re in Krabi in Southern Thailand. The year is 2562 – according 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 …
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. | Metropolis

Ami

Guests
Germany 2019 | 79 Min. | OV
Director: Jana Stüven
rated for 0 + years
DOCUMENTARY In 1994, Ami founded the Hamburger Tafel food service for the poor and over the years built it up to become a large logistics company. …
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. | Abaton Klein

Scattered Night

Guests
Republic of Korea (South Korea) 2019 | 81 Min. | OV with English subtitles
Director: Lee Jihyoung, Kim Sol
rated for 0 + years
The collapse of a South Korean family as a nuanced, unhysterical ensemble drama The separation of their parents plunges Jinho‘s and Sumin’s …
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 1

Pelican Blood

Guests
Germany, Bulgaria 2019 | 126 Min. | OV with English subtitles
Director: Katrin Gebbe
rated for 0 + years
In ancient mythology, mother pelicans fed their young their own blood if they were in danger of starving: a film about a woman whose motherly …
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. | CinemaxX 1

Bombay Rose

Guests
France, Germany, India, Qatar, United Kingdom 2019 | 93 Min. | OV with German subtitles
Director: Gitanjali Rao
rated for 0 + years
ANIMATION Bollywood in 24 paintings per second: love, suffering and music in a whirl of colours Salim sees flower girl Kamala on the streets of …
30.09. | Abaton GR

Maternal

Guests
Italy, Argentina 2019 | 91 Min. | OV with German subtitles
Director: Maura Delpero
rated for 0 + years
»Blessed be the fruit of thy womb«: a meeting between a nun and two teenage mothers has a long-term effect on their lives. Young Sister Paola …
30.09. | Metropolis

Krabi, 2562

Guests
Thailand, United Kingdom 2019 | 93 Min. | OV with English subtitles
Director: Ben Rivers, Anocha Suwichakornpong
rated for 0 + years
HYBRID A tourist hotspot becomes the place where geological eras merge We’re in Krabi in Southern Thailand. The year is 2562 – according to …
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 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. | Abaton GR

A Colony

Guests
Canada 2018 | 102 Min. | OV with German and English subtitles
Director: Geneviève Dulude-De Celles
rated for 0 + years
Camille loves to spend time in the wild, talking to frogs and chickens and roaming unselfconsciously around. Her big sister Mylia has it tougher. …
01.10. | Studio

Giraffe

Guests
Germany, Denmark 2019 | 87 Min. | OV with German subtitles
Director: Anna Sofie Hartmann
rated for 0 + years
A tunnel project, an ethnologist who collects lost life forms and Polish migrant workers who dream of a future far from home: a lingering film about …
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. | Studio

That Cloud Never Left

Guests
India 2019 | 65 Min. | OV with English subtitles
Director: Yashaswini Raghunandan
rated for 0 + years
HYBRID At the gates of Kolkata, old film footage is given a new purpose. In the village of Daspada, hundreds of toys are produced every day: …
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 8

The Audition

Guests
Germany, France 2019 | 99 Min. | OV with German subtitles
Director: Ina Weisse
rated for 0 + years
An intense family drama with Nina Hoss as a violin teacher whose own expectations prove too much and provoke a breakdown. Anna Bronsky (Nina …
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. | 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 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. | Koralle

Ami

Guests
Germany 2019 | 79 Min. | OV
Director: Jana Stüven
rated for 0 + years
DOCUMENTARY In 1994, Ami founded the Hamburger Tafel food service for the poor and over the years built it up to become a large logistics company. …
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 …
03.10. | Abaton GR

Emu Runner

Guests
Australia 2018 | 95 Min. | OV with German voice over
Director: Imogen Thomas
rated for 0 + years
Nine-year old Gem lives with her Aborigine family in a remote region of Australia. When Gem‘s mother dies suddenly, a wild emu helps her get …
03.10. | Abaton GR

A Colony

Guests
Canada 2018 | 102 Min. | OV with German and English subtitles
Director: Geneviève Dulude-De Celles
rated for 0 + years
Camille loves to spend time in the wild, talking to frogs and chickens and roaming unselfconsciously around. Her big sister Mylia has it tougher. …
03.10. | CinemaxX 3

Giraffe

Guests
Germany, Denmark 2019 | 87 Min. | OV with German subtitles
Director: Anna Sofie Hartmann
rated for 0 + years
A tunnel project, an ethnologist who collects lost life forms and Polish migrant workers who dream of a future far from home: a lingering film about …
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. | CinemaxX 8

Maternal

Guests
Italy, Argentina 2019 | 91 Min. | OV with German subtitles
Director: Maura Delpero
rated for 0 + years
»Blessed be the fruit of thy womb«: a meeting between a nun and two teenage mothers has a long-term effect on their lives. Young Sister Paola …
03.10. | Passage 1

Cunningham

Guests
Germany, France, USA 2019 | 93 Min. | OV with German subtitles
Director: Alla Kovgan
rated for 0 + years
DOCUMENTARY A reunion with the iconic work of the legendary American choreographer Merce Cunningham – as a 3D cinema experience! The works of …
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. | 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 2

Bombay Rose

Guests
France, Germany, India, Qatar, United Kingdom 2019 | 93 Min. | OV with German subtitles
Director: Gitanjali Rao
rated for 0 + years
ANIMATION Bollywood in 24 paintings per second: love, suffering and music in a whirl of colours Salim sees flower girl Kamala on the streets of …
03.10. | CinemaxX 3

Portrait of a Lady on Fire

Guests
France 2019 | 120 Min. | OV with German subtitles
Director: Céline Sciamma
rated for 0 + years
Céline Sciamma‘s new film is a sensitive love story and a powerful modern statement about the situation of women in the past and today. In …
03.10. | Abaton Klein

That Cloud Never Left

Guests
India 2019 | 65 Min. | OV with English subtitles
Director: Yashaswini Raghunandan
rated for 0 + years
HYBRID At the gates of Kolkata, old film footage is given a new purpose. In the village of Daspada, hundreds of toys are produced every day: …
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 …
04.10. | Passage 1

Pelican Blood

Guests
Germany, Bulgaria 2019 | 126 Min. | OV with English subtitles
Director: Katrin Gebbe
rated for 0 + years
In ancient mythology, mother pelicans fed their young their own blood if they were in danger of starving: a film about a woman whose motherly …
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. | Hapag-Lloyd Zentrale

Ulrich Tukur - Life of a Showman

Guests
Germany 2019 | 60 Min. | OV
Director: Eva Gerberding
rated for 0 + years
A sensitive portrait of an exceptional character closely connected to Hamburg. Ulrich Tukur is a true all-rounder. He sings, plays piano and …
04.10. | Metropolis

Water Lilies

Guests
France 2007 | 81 Min. | OV with English subtitles
Director: Céline Sciamma
rated for 0 + years
The strict choreography of synchronized swimming juytaposed with the commotion of personal feelings: a subtle, soaring coming-of-age story about the …
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. | 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 3

Ulrich Tukur - Life of a Showman

Guests
Germany 2019 | 60 Min. | OV
Director: Eva Gerberding
rated for 0 + years
A sensitive portrait of an exceptional character closely connected to Hamburg. Ulrich Tukur is a true all-rounder. He sings, plays piano and …
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. | CinemaxX 2

Tomboy

Guests
France 2011 | 82 Min. | OV with German subtitles
Director: Céline Sciamma
rated for 0 + years
Empathetic, impressive and wonderfully natural, the film portrays the decisive summer for a girl who would like to be different. Laure likes her …
05.10. | Abaton GR

Portrait of a Lady on Fire

Guests
France 2019 | 120 Min. | OV with German subtitles
Director: Céline Sciamma
rated for 0 + years
Céline Sciamma‘s new film is a sensitive love story and a powerful modern statement about the situation of women in the past and today. In …

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