Filmfest
#FFHH19
26.9. - 5.10.2019
Hamburg

Programme 2018

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28.09. | Passage 1

The Harvesters

Guests
South Africa, France, Greece, Poland 2018 | 105 Min. | OV with English subtitles
Director: Etienne Kallos
rated for 0 + years
A raw, atmospheric drama about masculinity in South Africa's "Bible Belt".South Africa. The central province of Free State is a bulwark of the white …
28.09. | Studio

Suleiman Mountain

Guests
Russian Federation, Kyrgyzstan 2017 | 102 Min. | OV with English subtitles
Director: Elizaveta Stishova
rated for 0 + years
With the spectacular panorama of the holy mountain Suleiman-Too, the first Kirghiz UNESCO world heritage site, as a backdrop, director Elizaveta …
28.09. | Abaton GR

The Innocent

Guests
Switzerland, Germany 2018 | 110 Min. | OV with German subtitles
Director: Simon Jaquemet
rated for 0 + years
A disturbing drama about a woman shaken to the core by an encounter with the past.The active Christian and neuro-scientific assistant Ruth leads a …
28.09. | Cinemaxx 2

We the Animals

Guests
USA 2018 | 94 Min. | OV
Director: Jeremiah Zagar
rated for 0 + years
This dream-like coming-of-age drama based on Justin Torres‘ novel We The Animals won the Next Innovator Award at Sundance. Brothers Manny …
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 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 KL

A Family Tour

Guests
Taiwan, Singapore, Hong Kong, Malaysia 2018 | 107 Min. | OV with English subtitles
Director: Liang Ying
rated for 0 + years
Family reunion on neutral ground: in a furious melodrama, Yang Lian reworks his own experience of forced placelessness in exile as a politically …
29.09. | Studio

Nervous Translation

Guests
Philippines 2018 | 91 Min. | OV with English subtitles
Director: Shireen Seno
rated for 0 + years
The world between globalized clan and doll's house, a playful portrait of a shy girl. Yael is often alone: her father works abroad, her mother …
29.09. | Abaton GR

Nancy

Guests
USA 2018 | 86 Min. | OV with German subtitles
Director: Christina Choe
rated for 0 + years
In this US indie production, a woman takes on a new identity and weaves herself -- and the audience -- into a web of illusion and reality. Nancy …
30.09. | Cinemaxx 2

Outdoors

Guests
Israel 2018 | 80 Min. | OV with English subtitles
Director: Asaf Saban
rated for 0 + years
A sensitively drawn Israeli portrait of a couple who build a house together in Galilee and in doing so lose sight of what brought them together …
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. | Cinemaxx 2

We the Animals

Guests
USA 2018 | 94 Min. | OV
Director: Jeremiah Zagar
rated for 0 + years
This dream-like coming-of-age drama based on Justin Torres‘ novel We The Animals won the Next Innovator Award at Sundance. Brothers Manny …
30.09. | Cinemaxx 3

Divorce for Beginners

Guests
Germany 2017 | 89 Min. | OV
Director: Thorsten M. Schmidt
rated for 0 + years
A »war of roses« as a recipe against a boring marriage? Andrea Sawatzki and Christian Berkel show us how in this screwball comedy. When the teasing …
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 …
01.10. | Cinemaxx 8

The Innocent

Guests
Switzerland, Germany 2018 | 110 Min. | OV with German subtitles
Director: Simon Jaquemet
rated for 0 + years
A disturbing drama about a woman shaken to the core by an encounter with the past.The active Christian and neuro-scientific assistant Ruth leads a …
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. | Cinemaxx 2

The Harvesters

Guests
South Africa, France, Greece, Poland 2018 | 105 Min. | OV with English subtitles
Director: Etienne Kallos
rated for 0 + years
A raw, atmospheric drama about masculinity in South Africa's "Bible Belt".South Africa. The central province of Free State is a bulwark of the white …
02.10. | Abaton GR

Firecrackers

Guests
Canada 2018 | 93 Min. | OV
Director: Jasmin Mozaffari
rated for 0 + years
Out of the provinces, into the big city! A wild, impulsive drama about two girlfriends who make a break for freedom. Lou and Chantal are best …
02.10. | Studio

Heaven Without People

Guests
Lebanon 2017 | 91 Min. | OV with English subtitles
Director: Lucien Bourjeily
rated for 0 + years
A family get-together ends in chaos, reflecting the rifts running through Lebanon.Easter in Beirut. Josephine is overjoyed that for the first time in …
02.10. | Abaton KL

Nervous Translation

Guests
Philippines 2018 | 91 Min. | OV with English subtitles
Director: Shireen Seno
rated for 0 + years
The world between globalized clan and doll's house, a playful portrait of a shy girl. Yael is often alone: her father works abroad, her mother …
03.10. | Abaton GR

The Witch Hunters

Guests
Serbia, Macedonia 2018 | 86 Min. | OV with German voice over
Director: Rasko Miljkovic
rated for 0 + years
Jovan is 10 years old and suffers from a form of spasticity. He spends his afternoons daydreaming while undergoing physiotherapy. In his dreams, …
03.10. | Studio

The Blessed

Guests
France, Belgium, Qatar 2017 | 102 Min. | OV with English subtitles
Director: Sofia Djama
rated for 0 + years
Why didn't we leave? A family is suffering with their home country Algeria. A sensitive drama on the subject of escape, as seen from the other side …
03.10. | Abaton KL

Buenos Aires al Pacífico

Guests
Argentina 2018 | 98 Min. | OV with English subtitles
Director: Mariano Donoso
rated for 0 + years
ESSAY On the trail of a disused stretch of railway, a hypnotic documentary full of lyricism.In 1910, the railway line between Buenos Aires and …
03.10. | Cinemaxx 2

Heaven Without People

Guests
Lebanon 2017 | 91 Min. | OV with English subtitles
Director: Lucien Bourjeily
rated for 0 + years
A family get-together ends in chaos, reflecting the rifts running through Lebanon.Easter in Beirut. Josephine is overjoyed that for the first time in …
04.10. | Cinemaxx 2

The Blessed

Guests
France, Belgium, Qatar 2017 | 102 Min. | OV with English subtitles
Director: Sofia Djama
rated for 0 + years
Why didn't we leave? A family is suffering with their home country Algeria. A sensitive drama on the subject of escape, as seen from the other side …
04.10. | Studio

Suleiman Mountain

Guests
Russian Federation, Kyrgyzstan 2017 | 102 Min. | OV with English subtitles
Director: Elizaveta Stishova
rated for 0 + years
With the spectacular panorama of the holy mountain Suleiman-Too, the first Kirghiz UNESCO world heritage site, as a backdrop, director Elizaveta …
04.10. | Cinemaxx 3

Wildlife

Guests
USA 2018 | 104 Min. | OV with German subtitles
Director: Paul Dano
rated for 0 + years
Paul Dano's much-acclaimed directorial debut is a happy-sad coming-of-age drama about a family that is falling apart. Montana in the later …
04.10. | Cinemaxx 2

Outdoors

Guests
Israel 2018 | 80 Min. | OV with English subtitles
Director: Asaf Saban
rated for 0 + years
A sensitively drawn Israeli portrait of a couple who build a house together in Galilee and in doing so lose sight of what brought them together …
05.10. | Cinemaxx 8

Firecrackers

Guests
Canada 2018 | 93 Min. | OV
Director: Jasmin Mozaffari
rated for 0 + years
Out of the provinces, into the big city! A wild, impulsive drama about two girlfriends who make a break for freedom. Lou and Chantal are best …
05.10. | Metropolis

The Return

Guests
Denmark, Republic of Korea (South Korea) 2018 | 84 Min. | OV with English subtitles
Director: Malene Choi
rated for 0 + years
HYBRID A woman caught between two worlds, looking for roots in a foreign land that somehow feels like home. Karoline was born in South Korea and …
06.10. | Metropolis

Buenos Aires al Pacífico

Guests
Argentina 2018 | 98 Min. | OV with English subtitles
Director: Mariano Donoso
rated for 0 + years
ESSAY On the trail of a disused stretch of railway, a hypnotic documentary full of lyricism.In 1910, the railway line between Buenos Aires and …
06.10. | Passage 1

Wildlife

Guests
USA 2018 | 104 Min. | OV with German subtitles
Director: Paul Dano
rated for 0 + years
Paul Dano's much-acclaimed directorial debut is a happy-sad coming-of-age drama about a family that is falling apart. Montana in the later …
06.10. | Studio

The Return

Guests
Denmark, Republic of Korea (South Korea) 2018 | 84 Min. | OV with English subtitles
Director: Malene Choi
rated for 0 + years
HYBRID A woman caught between two worlds, looking for roots in a foreign land that somehow feels like home. Karoline was born in South Korea and …
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. | Cinemaxx 3

Nancy

Guests
USA 2018 | 86 Min. | OV with German subtitles
Director: Christina Choe
rated for 0 + years
In this US indie production, a woman takes on a new identity and weaves herself -- and the audience -- into a web of illusion and reality. Nancy …