Filmfest
#FFHH19
26.9. - 5.10.2019
Hamburg

Programme 2018

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28.09. | Abaton KL

Sol Alegria

Guests
Brazil 2018 | 90 Min. | OV with English subtitles
Director: Tavinho Teixeira, Mariah Teixeira (Co-Regie)
rated for 0 + years
Brazil in a different present: a subversive, psychedelic and freaky road movie through a dystopian tropical dictatorship.While Brazil is being …
28.09. | Passage 1

Dogman

Guests
Italy, France 2018 | 103 Min. | OV with German subtitles
Director: Matteo Garrone
rated for 0 + years
A man fights for his dignity in a thrilling urban Western which is at the same time a parable about life in contemporary Italy.A ramshackle Italian …
28.09. | Abaton KL

Outer Edge

Guests
Brazil 2018 | 80 Min. | OV with English subtitles
Director: Ewerton Belico, Samuel Marotta
rated for 0 + years
A feverish drama in which two shadowy figures meet in a city in decline.The night Robert and Teresa meet seems never-ending. What follows is an …
28.09. | Abaton KL

Little Tickles

Guests
France 2018 | 103 Min. | OV with German subtitles
Director: Andréa Bescond, Eric Métayer
rated for 0 + years
In this autobiographically inspired drama, co-director and leading actor Andréa Bescond deals unsparingly yet humorously with the consequences of …
28.09. | Cinemaxx 2

One Step Behind the Seraphim

Guests
Romania 2017 | 147 Min. | OV with English subtitles
Director: Daniel Sandu
rated for 0 + years
Based on real events, this Romanian box office hit tells of a teenager who gets caught up in the corrupt system in a seminary. 15-year old …
28.09. | Cinemaxx 3

Vermisst in Berlin

Guests
Germany 2018 | 88 Min. | OV
Director: Sherry Hormann
rated for 0 + years
Abuse of those needing protection: Sherry Horman's tense thriller takes on a controversial topic. One evening, a child runs out in front of …
29.09. | Abaton GR

White Fang

Guests
France, Luxembourg, USA 2018 | 85 Min. | OV with German subtitles
Director: Alexandre Espigares
rated for 0 + years
ANIMATION White Fang is a courageous wolfdog growing up in the snowy Yukon. Native Americans take the dog in and train him to be a sled dog. But the …
29.09. | Abaton GR

On Her Shoulders

Guests
USA 2018 | 94 Min. | OV with English subtitles
Director: Alexandria Bombach
rated for 0 + years
DOCUMENTARY The portrait of a genocide survivor who became the symbol of a whole ethnic group. Nadia Murad is 23, an Iraki Yazidi and a survivor …
29.09. | Cinemaxx 1

The Favourite

Guests
United Kingdom, Ireland, USA 2017 | 119 Min. | OV with German subtitles
Director: Yorgos Lanthimos
rated for 0 + years
In his new film, Yorgos Lanthimos weaves a complex web of intrigue, envy and treachery about lady-in-waiting Abigail (Emma Stone). The early …
29.09. | Abaton GR

M

Guests
France 2018 | 105 Min. | OV with German subtitles
Director: Yolande Zauberman
rated for 0 + years
DOCUMENTARY Fearlessly, the film uncovers a web of child abuse in an ultra-orthodox community near Tel Aviv. M won the special jury prize at Locarno …
29.09. | Cinemaxx 1

The House That Jack Built

Guests
Denmark, Germany, France, Sweden 2018 | 153 Min. | OV with German subtitles
Director: Lars von Trier
rated for 0 + years
Enfant terrible Lars von Trier explores the sadistic depths of a serial killer. Loner Jack (Matt Dillon) is highly intelligent, but also highly …
29.09. | Cinemaxx 3

The Beginning of Something

Guests
Germany 2018 | 89 Min. | OV
Director: Thomas Berger
rated for 0 + years
A woman between reality and insanity: a sensitively told psychological drama based on a story by Siegfried Lenz. Anne Hoppe (Ina Weisse), …
29.09. | Passage 1

The Most Beautiful Couple

Guests
Germany, France 2018 | 97 Min. | OV with English subtitles
Director: Sven Taddicken
rated for 0 + years
A man takes the law into his own hands: Sven Taddicken's new film is a sensitive, yet tense  revenge drama. Malte (Maximilian Brückner) …
29.09. | Studio

I Remember the Crows

Guests
Brazil 2018 | 84 Min. | OV with English subtitles
Director: Gustavo Vinagre
rated for 0 + years
DOCUMENTARY In the darkness of the night, the transsexual actor Julia Katharine reflects on her search for love and identity. A sleepless night. …
29.09. | Metropolis

Dogman

Guests
Italy, France 2018 | 103 Min. | OV with German subtitles
Director: Matteo Garrone
rated for 0 + years
A man fights for his dignity in a thrilling urban Western which is at the same time a parable about life in contemporary Italy.A ramshackle Italian …
30.09. | Cinemaxx 3

Aufbruch in die Freiheit

Guests
Germany 2017 | 89 Min. | OV
Director: Isabel Kleefeld
rated for 0 + years
A woman decides on a new, self-determined life. The drama tells one of the stories behind Stern magazine's 1971 cover story "We had …
30.09. | Metropolis

Who Will Write Our History?

Guests
USA 2018 | 95 Min. | OV with German subtitles
Director: Roberta Grossman
rated for 0 + years
DOCUMENTARY You can liquidate us, but not the memory of our lives: the story of the secret archive of the Warsaw Ghetto.In 1941, the Jewish historian …
30.09. | Abaton KL

Domestique

Guests
Czech Republic, Slovakian Republic 2018 | 118 Min. | OV with English subtitles
Director: Adam Sedlák
rated for 0 + years
A claustrophobic, darkly funny Czech psychothriller about the decline of a relationship After a long break due to injury, pro cyclist Roman has …
30.09. | Passage 1

Shéhérazade

Guests
France 2018 | 109 Min. | OV with German subtitles
Director: Jean-Bernard Marlin
rated for 0 + years
A melodrama set in the slums of Marseille, a tough, gripping story. All the actors were amateurs, cast on the streets. Zachary is released from …
30.09. | Abaton KL

A Violent Desire for Joy

Guests
France 2018 | 75 Min. | OV with English subtitles
Director: Clément Schneider
rated for 0 + years
The French Revolution in the countryside: a monk has to choose between his holy vows and revolutionary cravings. France 1792: After a few years' …
30.09. | Studio

Rojo

Guests
Argentina, Brazil, Germany, Netherlands, France 2018 | 109 Min. | OV with English subtitles
Director: Benjamin Naishtat
rated for 0 + years
A hypnotic thriller about a lawyer whose orderly life slowly goes off the rails.A boring little town in Argentina in the mid-1970s: while an …
30.09. | Cinemaxx 1

Roma

Guests
Mexico 2018 | 135 Min. | OV with English subtitles
Director: Alfonso Cuarón
rated for 0 + years
An intimate portrait of the ways, small and large, one family maintains its balance in a time of personal, social and political strife. In the …
01.10. | Hapag Lloyd

Kaisersturz

Guests
Germany 2018 | 90 Min. | OV
Director: Christoph Röhl
rated for 0 + years
Docudrama about one of the most important periods in German history: the end of the monarchy and the proclamation of the First Republic. 1918, …
01.10. | Abaton GR

I Do Not Care If We Go Down In History As Barbarians

Guests
Romania, Czech Republic, France, Bulgaria, Germany 2018 | 139 Min. | OV with English subtitles
Director: Radu Jude
rated for 0 + years
Romania took an active part in the Holocaust – today the country is in complete denial. An absurd morality tale about selective memory in today's …
01.10. | Studio

Erased,___ Ascent of the Invisible

Guests
Lebanon 2018 | 76 Min. | OV with English subtitles
Director: Ghassan Halawani
rated for 0 + years
ESSAY A film that resembles an archaeological excavation, a city as transient memory store and a crime of which no trace remains. 35 years ago, …
01.10. | Abaton KL

Malila: The Farewell Flower

Guests
Thailand 2017 | 96 Min. | OV with English subtitles
Director: Anucha Boonyawatana
rated for 0 + years
Two loves take their leave and confront their demons. A breath-taking meditation on life, death and memory. Once upon a time, Pich was Shane's …
01.10. | Cinemaxx 2

A Balkan Noir

Guests
Sweden, Montenegro 2017 | 74 Min. | OV with English subtitles
Director: Drazen Kuljanin
rated for 0 + years
Raging revenge in 20 chapters: a woman seeks vengeance for the loss of her daughter in this dynamic, brilliantly composed psycho-thriller.Five years …
01.10. | Abaton GR

Shéhérazade

Guests
France 2018 | 109 Min. | OV with German subtitles
Director: Jean-Bernard Marlin
rated for 0 + years
A melodrama set in the slums of Marseille, a tough, gripping story. All the actors were amateurs, cast on the streets. Zachary is released from …
02.10. | Hapag Lloyd

Victory Of Women

Guests
Germany 2018 | 102 Min. | OV
Director: Annette Baumeister, Carsten Gutschmidt
rated for 0 + years
100 years of female suffrage: docudrama about the battle for the right to vote waged by women across Europe which had its successful highlight after …
02.10. | Metropolis

A Violent Desire for Joy

Guests
France 2018 | 75 Min. | OV with English subtitles
Director: Clément Schneider
rated for 0 + years
The French Revolution in the countryside: a monk has to choose between his holy vows and revolutionary cravings. France 1792: After a few years' …
02.10. | Cinemaxx 3

Unschuldig (Teil I und II)

Guests
Germany 2018 | 180 Min. | OV
Director: Nicolai Rohde
rated for 0 + years
A man fights for his innocence and his children – a tense thriller with psychological depth. Alex Schwarz (Felix Klare) is released from …
02.10. | Passage 1

The Favourite

Guests
United Kingdom, Ireland, USA 2017 | 119 Min. | OV with German subtitles
Director: Yorgos Lanthimos
rated for 0 + years
In his new film, Yorgos Lanthimos weaves a complex web of intrigue, envy and treachery about lady-in-waiting Abigail (Emma Stone). The early …
02.10. | Cinemaxx 3

Nightshift - Long live Death

Guests
Germany 2017 | 90 Min. | OV
Director: Lars Becker
rated for 0 + years
The new episode of Nachschicht is a film noir of the finest kind and at the same time an ironic refraction. Johnny de Groot is head of a …
03.10. | Cinemaxx 2

I Remember the Crows

Guests
Brazil 2018 | 84 Min. | OV with English subtitles
Director: Gustavo Vinagre
rated for 0 + years
DOCUMENTARY In the darkness of the night, the transsexual actor Julia Katharine reflects on her search for love and identity. A sleepless night. …
03.10. | Abaton KL

Erased,___ Ascent of the Invisible

Guests
Lebanon 2018 | 76 Min. | OV with English subtitles
Director: Ghassan Halawani
rated for 0 + years
ESSAY A film that resembles an archaeological excavation, a city as transient memory store and a crime of which no trace remains. 35 years ago, …
03.10. | Cinemaxx 3

Blochin

Guests
Germany 2018 | 109 Min. | OV
Director: Matthias Glasner
rated for 0 + years
The final episode in Matthias Glasner's thriller series – with idiosyncratic characters, an action-filled story and fascinating photography …
03.10. | Metropolis

M

Guests
France 2018 | 105 Min. | OV with German subtitles
Director: Yolande Zauberman
rated for 0 + years
DOCUMENTARY Fearlessly, the film uncovers a web of child abuse in an ultra-orthodox community near Tel Aviv. M won the special jury prize at Locarno …
03.10. | Abaton KL

Malila: The Farewell Flower

Guests
Thailand 2017 | 96 Min. | OV with English subtitles
Director: Anucha Boonyawatana
rated for 0 + years
Two loves take their leave and confront their demons. A breath-taking meditation on life, death and memory. Once upon a time, Pich was Shane's …
03.10. | Cinemaxx 3

Tatort Kiel: Borowski and the fortune of others

Guests
Germany 2018 | 90 Min. | OV
Director: Andreas Kleinert
rated for 0 + years
Envy as a motive for murder? Kiel Inspectors Klaus Borowski (Axel Milberg) and Mila Sahin (Almila Bagriacik) investigate the death of a lottery …
04.10. | Cinemaxx 3

Der Tatortreiniger

Guests
Germany 2018 | 90 Min. | OV
Director: Arne Feldhusen
rated for 0 + years
Schotty's back, cleaning crime scenes and ending up in weird situations: three new episodes of the NDR cult series with Bjarne Mädel …
04.10. | Metropolis

The Image You Missed

Guests
France, Ireland, USA 2018 | 73 Min. | OV with English subtitles
Director: Donal Foreman
rated for 0 + years
ESSAY The civil war in Northern Ireland as the backdrop for a father-son story – and for a reflection on political cinema. For more than 30 …
05.10. | Studio

On Her Shoulders

Guests
USA 2018 | 94 Min. | OV with English subtitles
Director: Alexandria Bombach
rated for 0 + years
DOCUMENTARY The portrait of a genocide survivor who became the symbol of a whole ethnic group. Nadia Murad is 23, an Iraki Yazidi and a survivor …
05.10. | Abaton KL

I Do Not Care If We Go Down In History As Barbarians

Guests
Romania, Czech Republic, France, Bulgaria, Germany 2018 | 139 Min. | OV with English subtitles
Director: Radu Jude
rated for 0 + years
Romania took an active part in the Holocaust – today the country is in complete denial. An absurd morality tale about selective memory in today's …
05.10. | Cinemaxx 3

The Purity of Vengeance

Guests
Denmark, Germany 2018 | 119 Min. | OV with German subtitles
Director: Christoffer Boe
rated for 0 + years
The fourth case for Inspector Carl Mørck: Verachtung is the nerve-jangling film version of Jussi Adler-Olsen's best-selling thriller. It's a …
05.10. | Cinemaxx 2

A Balkan Noir

Guests
Sweden, Montenegro 2017 | 74 Min. | OV with English subtitles
Director: Drazen Kuljanin
rated for 0 + years
Raging revenge in 20 chapters: a woman seeks vengeance for the loss of her daughter in this dynamic, brilliantly composed psycho-thriller.Five years …
06.10. | Abaton KL

Dead Souls

Guests
France, Switzerland 2018 | 495 Min. | OV with English subtitles
Director: Wang Bing
rated for 0 + years
DOCUMENTARY Survivors tell of their time in the reeducation camps of Mao's China. Their words and faces form a monumental 8-hour memorial. In …
06.10. | Cinemaxx 2

Domestique

Guests
Czech Republic, Slovakian Republic 2018 | 118 Min. | OV with English subtitles
Director: Adam Sedlák
rated for 0 + years
A claustrophobic, darkly funny Czech psychothriller about the decline of a relationship After a long break due to injury, pro cyclist Roman has …
06.10. | Abaton GR

Little Tickles

Guests
France 2018 | 103 Min. | OV with German subtitles
Director: Andréa Bescond, Eric Métayer
rated for 0 + years
In this autobiographically inspired drama, co-director and leading actor Andréa Bescond deals unsparingly yet humorously with the consequences of …
06.10. | Studio

The Image You Missed

Guests
France, Ireland, USA 2018 | 73 Min. | OV with English subtitles
Director: Donal Foreman
rated for 0 + years
ESSAY The civil war in Northern Ireland as the backdrop for a father-son story – and for a reflection on political cinema. For more than 30 …
06.10. | Abaton GR

Rojo

Guests
Argentina, Brazil, Germany, Netherlands, France 2018 | 109 Min. | OV with English subtitles
Director: Benjamin Naishtat
rated for 0 + years
A hypnotic thriller about a lawyer whose orderly life slowly goes off the rails.A boring little town in Argentina in the mid-1970s: while an …