Filmfest
#FFHH20
24.9. - 3.10.2020
Hamburg

Programme 2019

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27.09. | CinemaxX 2

A Son

Guests
Tunisia, France, Lebanon, Qatar 2019 | 96 Min. | OV with German subtitles
Director: Mehdi M. Barsaoui
rated for 0 + years
While two parents fight for the life of their son, their love threatens to founder on events supposedly long past. Tunesia, summer 2011. Fares, …
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. | CinemaxX 8

7500

Guests
Germany, Austria 2019 | 92 Min. | OV with German subtitles
Director: Patrick Vollrath
rated for 0 + years
The Emergency Code for a plane hijacking is 7500: a tense, intense thriller, told from the cockpit. A flight from Berlin to Paris. Everyday …
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

Homs and Me

Guests
Germany 2019 | 62 Min. | no subs
Director: Sulaiman Tadmory, Stephan Löhr, Katharina Schiele
rated for 0 + years
DOCUMENTARY The story of a siege: for two years during the Syrian civil war, the director was trapped in Homs and kept a film diary of his painful …
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. | 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. | Metropolis

Atlantis

Guests
Ukraine 2019 | 108 Min. | OV with English subtitles
Director: Valentyn Vasyanovych
rated for 0 + years
A dystopian vision of the massive consequences of the war between Ukraine and Russia in the Donbass. East Ukraine in the near future: the …
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. | Abaton GR

Darkroom - Drops of Death

Guests
Germany 2019 | 89 Min. | OV with English subtitles
Director: Rosa von Praunheim
rated for 0 + years
In his new film, Rosa von Praunheim reexamines the true story of a gay serial killer and retells it in his own inimitable way. Lars, a nurse and …
29.09. | CinemaxX 2

South Terminal

Guests
France 2018 | 96 Min. | OV with English subtitles
Director: Rabah Ameur-Zaïmeche
rated for 0 + years
When injustice becomes the law, resistance is a duty. Isn‘t it? South Terminal portrays a fictional dystopia that seems threateningly familiar and …
29.09. | CinemaxX 3

Tatort: Die goldene Zeit

Guests
Germany 2019 | 90 Min. | OV
Director: Mia Spengler
rated for 0 + years
Romanticism was yesterday: two federal police officers fight to control the influence of criminal gangs in St. Pauli. A contract killing shocks …
29.09. | CinemaxX 2

The Dead Queen

Guests
Portugal, France, Brazil 2018 | 120 Min. | OV with English subtitles
Director: António Ferreira
rated for 0 + years
A romantic drama in three acts: the skilfully told story of a couple that go on a fascinating journey through three different epochs and settings …
30.09. | CinemaxX 3

Trust me

Guests
Germany 2018 | 89 Min. | OV
Director: Thomas Kronthaler
rated for 0 + years
A suggestive psycho-thriller about the power of trust – and its fragility. On a train journey, doctor and single mother Nina (Lisa Maria …
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. | Studio

A Son

Guests
Tunisia, France, Lebanon, Qatar 2019 | 96 Min. | OV with German subtitles
Director: Mehdi M. Barsaoui
rated for 0 + years
While two parents fight for the life of their son, their love threatens to founder on events supposedly long past. Tunesia, summer 2011. Fares, …
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. | Abaton GR

Abou Leila

Guests
Algeria, France, Qatar 2019 | 139 Min. | OV with English subtitles
Director: Amin Sidi-Boumédiène
rated for 0 + years
A surreal mirror of present-day Algeria: during the civil war, two policeman undertake a nightmarish trip through the desert. In 1994, S. and …
30.09. | Abaton Klein

Atlantis

Guests
Ukraine 2019 | 108 Min. | OV with English subtitles
Director: Valentyn Vasyanovych
rated for 0 + years
A dystopian vision of the massive consequences of the war between Ukraine and Russia in the Donbass. East Ukraine in the near future: the …
01.10. | Abaton Klein

South Terminal

Guests
France 2018 | 96 Min. | OV with English subtitles
Director: Rabah Ameur-Zaïmeche
rated for 0 + years
When injustice becomes the law, resistance is a duty. Isn‘t it? South Terminal portrays a fictional dystopia that seems threateningly familiar and …
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. | CinemaxX 3

Dark Twin

Guests
Germany 2018 | 88 Min. | OV
Director: Damir Lukačević
rated for 0 + years
Inspectors Bukow and König once again plumb the depths of the human soul. Investigating the discovery of the body of a 16-year old runaway girl …
01.10. | Abaton GR

Stripped

Guests
Germany, Israel 2018 | 120 Min. | OV with German subtitles
Director: Yaron Shani
rated for 0 + years
In the first part of a trilogy about love, Israeli director Yaron Shani has constructed  a clever, sly psychodrama that looks deep into the …
02.10. | CinemaxX 2

Abou Leila

Guests
Algeria, France, Qatar 2019 | 139 Min. | OV with English subtitles
Director: Amin Sidi-Boumédiène
rated for 0 + years
A surreal mirror of present-day Algeria: during the civil war, two policeman undertake a nightmarish trip through the desert. In 1994, S. and …
02.10. | Abaton GR

7500

Guests
Germany, Austria 2019 | 92 Min. | OV with German subtitles
Director: Patrick Vollrath
rated for 0 + years
The Emergency Code for a plane hijacking is 7500: a tense, intense thriller, told from the cockpit. A flight from Berlin to Paris. Everyday …
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. | 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. | CinemaxX 2

Redemption

Guests
Mozambique 2019 | 100 Min. | OV with English subtitles
Director: Mickey Fonseca
rated for 0 + years
When Maputo becomes the Bronx: a fast-paced thriller from Mozambique is reminiscent of US American examples of the genre. After four years in …
03.10. | Metropolis

The Halt

Guests
Philippines, France 2019 | 279 Min. | OV with English subtitles
Director: Lav Diaz
rated for 0 + years
A dictator as buffoon: Lav Diaz presents a manifesto against the authoritarian rulers of his home country and elsewhere. In the year 2034 the …
03.10. | Studio

Stripped

Guests
Germany, Israel 2018 | 120 Min. | OV with German subtitles
Director: Yaron Shani
rated for 0 + years
In the first part of a trilogy about love, Israeli director Yaron Shani has constructed  a clever, sly psychodrama that looks deep into the …
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. | 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. | Metropolis

Redemption

Guests
Mozambique 2019 | 100 Min. | OV with English subtitles
Director: Mickey Fonseca
rated for 0 + years
When Maputo becomes the Bronx: a fast-paced thriller from Mozambique is reminiscent of US American examples of the genre. After four years in …
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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