Filmfest
#FFHH20
24.9. - 3.10.2020
Hamburg

Programme 2019

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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. | 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 …
27.09. | Abaton Klein

The Debt

Guests
Argentina, Spain 2019 | 74 Min. | OV with English subtitles
Director: Gustavo Fontán
rated for 0 + years
An Argentinian nocturne about a young woman who only has until sunrise to pay her debts. Because she’s chronically short of money, Monica feels …
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. | Abaton Klein

Ghost Tropic

Guests
Belgium 2019 | 85 Min. | OV with English subtitles
Director: Bas Devos
rated for 0 + years
A woman falls asleep in the subway and sets out on a nocturnal odyssey through the melting pot of Brussels. A minimalistic night walk full of …
28.09. | CinemaxX 3

Skin and Bones

Guests
Germany 2019 | 90 Min. | OV
Director: Christina Schiewe
rated for 0 + years
Love vesus addiction: a drama about a widespread illness. »I’m afraid your daughter is anorexic!« The diagnosis is a shock for Susanne (Anja …
28.09. | Studio

The Secret of a Leader

Guests
Kazakhstan 2018 | 97 Min. | OV with German subtitles
Director: Farkhat Sharipov
rated for 0 + years
Capitalism made in Kazakhstan: a bank clerk longs for glamour and girls and lands up in a world of false friends and dirty money. Kanat is fed …
28.09. | CinemaxX 3

Whispering Waters

Guests
Germany 2019 | 88 Min. | OV
Director: Thorsten M. Schmidt
rated for 0 + years
What we didn’t know: a young woman on a painful search for the truth about her family. Many years after giving up a promising career as a …
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. | 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. | 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. | 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 …
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. | 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. | 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 …
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. | CinemaxX 3

Eine fremde Tochter

Guests
Germany 2019 | 89 Min. | OV
Director: Stefan Krohmer
rated for 0 + years
A girl traumatized by the death of her mother moves in with her father, who is living in a homosexual relationship. After losing her single mum …
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. | Abaton Klein

Africa

Guests
Israel 2019 | 82 Min. | OV with English subtitles
Director: Oren Gerner
rated for 0 + years
So much for being past it! In his debut feature film Africa, director Oren Gerner makes his pensioner father an unwilling rebel. For the last 30 …
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. | 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. | Abaton GR

Beanpole

Guests
Russian Federation 2019 | 139 Min. | OV with German subtitles
Director: Kantemir Balagov
rated for 0 + years
A visually and emotionally striking drama about the traumas of two women shortly after the end of World War 2. Leningrad 1945: the siege is over …
03.10. | Metropolis

Africa

Guests
Israel 2019 | 82 Min. | OV with English subtitles
Director: Oren Gerner
rated for 0 + years
So much for being past it! In his debut feature film Africa, director Oren Gerner makes his pensioner father an unwilling rebel. For the last 30 …
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 …
03.10. | CinemaxX 8

Marriage Story

Guests
USA 2019 | 134 Min. | OV
Director: Noah Baumbach
rated for 0 + years
Oscar nominee Noah Baumbach paints a precise and compassionate portrait of a marriage breaking apart. Charlie (Adam Driver) is a playwright who wants …
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. | 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 2

The Debt

Guests
Argentina, Spain 2019 | 74 Min. | OV with English subtitles
Director: Gustavo Fontán
rated for 0 + years
An Argentinian nocturne about a young woman who only has until sunrise to pay her debts. Because she’s chronically short of money, Monica feels …
05.10. | Abaton GR

Snow White and the magic of the dwarves

Guests
Czech Republic, Germany 2018 | 90 Min. | no subs
Director: Ngo The Chau
rated for 0 + years
Snow White finds out that her cold-blooded stepmother wants to oppress the people and remain the most beautiful in the land at any price. Driven away …
05.10. | Studio

Beanpole

Guests
Russian Federation 2019 | 139 Min. | OV with German subtitles
Director: Kantemir Balagov
rated for 0 + years
A visually and emotionally striking drama about the traumas of two women shortly after the end of World War 2. Leningrad 1945: the siege is over …
05.10. | CinemaxX 2

The Secret of a Leader

Guests
Kazakhstan 2018 | 97 Min. | OV with German subtitles
Director: Farkhat Sharipov
rated for 0 + years
Capitalism made in Kazakhstan: a bank clerk longs for glamour and girls and lands up in a world of false friends and dirty money. Kanat is fed …
05.10. | Abaton GR

Ghost Tropic

Guests
Belgium 2019 | 85 Min. | OV with English subtitles
Director: Bas Devos
rated for 0 + years
A woman falls asleep in the subway and sets out on a nocturnal odyssey through the melting pot of Brussels. A minimalistic night walk full of …

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