Filmfest
#FFHH19
26.9. - 5.10.2019
Hamburg
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Programme 2019

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. | 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. | Passage 1

Marianne & Leonard: Words of Love

Guests
USA 2019 | 102 Min. | OV with German subtitles
Director: Nick Broomfield
rated for 0 + years
DOCUMENTARY »So Long, Marianne«: the biopic tells of the close relationship between singer Leonard Cohen and his Norwegian muse Marianne Ihlen …
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 …
28.09. | Abaton GR

Maiden of the Lake

Guests
Finland 2019 | 74 Min. | OV with German voice over, OV with English subtitles
Director: Petteri Saario
rated for 0 + years
DOCUMENTARY 13-year old Emika and her cousin Antti like to spend their free time in the wild. They camp out on a remote island, roam 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. | 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 Klein

143 Sahara Street

Guests
Algeria, France, Qatar 2019 | 100 Min. | OV with English subtitles
Director: Hassen Ferhani
rated for 0 + years
DOCUMENTARY An anti-road movie of stories from life in the desert. Malika has a little kiosk in the middle of the sandy wastes of the Algerian …
28.09. | Metropolis

Dieter Meier - Ein Zufall

Guests
Germany 2019 | 86 Min. | OV
Director: Peter Sempel
rated for 0 + years
DOCUMENTARY From Zurich to the Ganges: A associative portrait of Dieter Meier, best known as the singer and lyricist of the Swiss duo »Yello« …
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 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. | Metropolis

Die Liebe frisst das Leben - Tobias Gruben, seine Lieder und die Erde

Guests
Germany 2019 | 92 Min. | OV
Director: Oliver Schwabe
rated for 0 + years
DOCUMENTARY When Hamburg was cool: even 20 years after his death, underground musician Tobias Gruben is still seen as a rough diamond of German pop …
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 …
30.09. | Metropolis

An Iron Box

Guests
Austria, Germany 2018 | 102 Min. | OV with English subtitles
Director: Nils Olger
rated for 0 + years
DOCUMENTARY A grandson follows the murderous trail left by his grandfather 70 years previously. After the death of his grandfather, Nils Olger is …
01.10. | Hapag-Lloyd Zentrale

The Birth of the Leopard

Guests
Germany, Italy, Latvia 2019 | 90 Min. | OV with German voice over
Director: Luigi Falorni
rated for 0 + years
DOCUMENTARY How a great love became a masterpiece of European literature: the fascinating story of how the novel »The Leopard« came to be written …
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. | 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: …
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 …
01.10. | CinemaxX 2

The Hidden City

Guests
Spain, France, Germany 2018 | 80 Min. | OV with German subtitles
Director: Víctor Moreno
rated for 0 + years
DOCUMENTARY A cinematic subterranean journey through the Madrid underworld. Claustrophobic, with virtuoso visuals and a mesmerizing soundtrack …
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. | 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 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. | 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 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: …
04.10. | Passage 1

Ella Fitzgerald: Just One of Those Things

Guests
United Kingdom 2019 | 90 Min. | OV with English subtitles
Director: Leslie Woodhead
rated for 0 + years
DOCUMENTARY The portrait of a fascinating woman whose music was the soundtrack of a turbulent century. Her career was a unique journey which …
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. | 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. | Studio

Mute Fire

Guests
Colombia 2019 | 83 Min. | OV with English subtitles
Director: Federico Atehortúa Arteaga
rated for 0 + years
ESSAY In the tradition of Harun Farocki and João Moreira Salles, in this personal film essay Federico Atehortúa Arteaga examines the relationship …
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. | Studio

143 Sahara Street

Guests
Algeria, France, Qatar 2019 | 100 Min. | OV with English subtitles
Director: Hassen Ferhani
rated for 0 + years
DOCUMENTARY An anti-road movie of stories from life in the desert. Malika has a little kiosk in the middle of the sandy wastes of the Algerian …
05.10. | CinemaxX 3

Marianne & Leonard: Words of Love

Guests
USA 2019 | 102 Min. | OV with German subtitles
Director: Nick Broomfield
rated for 0 + years
DOCUMENTARY »So Long, Marianne«: the biopic tells of the close relationship between singer Leonard Cohen and his Norwegian muse Marianne Ihlen …
05.10. | CinemaxX 1

Ella Fitzgerald: Just One of Those Things

Guests
United Kingdom 2019 | 90 Min. | OV with English subtitles
Director: Leslie Woodhead
rated for 0 + years
DOCUMENTARY The portrait of a fascinating woman whose music was the soundtrack of a turbulent century. Her career was a unique journey which …

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