Filmfest
#FFHH19
26.9. - 5.10.2019
Hamburg

Programme 2019

26.09. | CinemaxX 1

La Belle Époque

Guests
France 2019 | 115 Min. | OV with German subtitles
Director: Nicolas Bedos
rated for 0 + years
Full of esprit, charm and truth, this French comedy plays with the question as to whether everything really was better in the old days. For …
26.09. | CinemaxX 3

La Belle Époque

Guests
France 2019 | 115 Min. | OV with German subtitles
Director: Nicolas Bedos
rated for 0 + years
Full of esprit, charm and truth, this French comedy plays with the question as to whether everything really was better in the old days. For …
27.09. | Passage 1

La Belle Époque

Guests
France 2019 | 115 Min. | OV with German subtitles
Director: Nicolas Bedos
rated for 0 + years
Full of esprit, charm and truth, this French comedy plays with the question as to whether everything really was better in the old days. For …
27.09. | CinemaxX 8

Spider

Guests
Chile, Argentina, Brazil 2019 | 100 Min. | OV with English subtitles
Director: Andrés Wood
rated for 0 + years
They wanted to be part of a youth movement – and became right-wing terrorists. An intense political thriller linking Chilean history to the present …
27.09. | Metropolis

As Happy As Possible

Guests
France, Portugal 2019 | 92 Min. | OV with English subtitles
Director: Alain Raoust
rated for 0 + years
Under the scorching sun of Southern France, a young generation between rebellion and resignation. After years away, Salomé returns to the …
27.09. | CinemaxX 3

My wife's lover

Guests
Germany 2019 | 90 Min. | OV
Director: Dirk Kummer
rated for 0 + years
A comedy with a star cast about the transformation of a long-married couple into a pair of young-at-heart lovers. After 40 years, the marriage …
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. | Metropolis

Winter's Night

Guests
Republic of Korea (South Korea) 2018 | 91 Min. | OV with English subtitles
Director: Jang Woo-jin
rated for 0 + years
Director Jang Woo-jin’s film is a tightrope walk between reality and dream, yesterday and today, rush and catharsis. Eun-ju and Heung-ju have been …
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. | CinemaxX 1

On a Magical Night

Guests
France, Luxembourg, Belgium 2019 | 97 Min. | OV with German subtitles
Director: Christophe Honoré
rated for 0 + years
Full of esprit and surreal humour, Christophe Honoré’s new film pays homage to the great tradition of French light comedy. After her affair …
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. | Metropolis

Spider

Guests
Chile, Argentina, Brazil 2019 | 100 Min. | OV with English subtitles
Director: Andrés Wood
rated for 0 + years
They wanted to be part of a youth movement – and became right-wing terrorists. An intense political thriller linking Chilean history to the present …
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 …
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 3

Under the Pear Tree

Guests
Germany 2019 | 88 Min. | OV
Director: Uli Edel
rated for 0 + years
To mark the 200th anniversary of Fontane’s birth, the film revisits his famous novella as a psychological study of a village community. Abel and …
29.09. | Studio

Your Bones and Your Eyes

Guests
Brazil 2019 | 119 Min. | OV with English subtitles
Director: Caetano Gotardo
rated for 0 + years
Brazilian director Caetano Gotardo plays the lead in this intelligent, intimate kaleidoscope of conversations, monologues and encounters. João …
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 …
30.09. | CinemaxX 8

Bad Poems

Guests
Hungary, France 2018 | 97 Min. | OV with English subtitles
Director: Gábor Reisz
rated for 0 + years
A merry-melancholic kaleidoscope of a crisis in which four time frames expertly and startlingly communicate with each other. Tamás‘ soul is …
30.09. | Studio

Death Will Come and Shall Have Your Eyes

Guests
Chile, Argentina, Germany 2019 | 88 Min. | OV with English subtitles
Director: José Luis Torres Leiva
rated for 0 + years
Two women rediscover love in the face of death. A quiet, magic end-times drama in the remoteness of a forest hut. María and Ana have been a …
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. | Abaton GR

Death Will Come and Shall Have Your Eyes

Guests
Chile, Argentina, Germany 2019 | 88 Min. | OV with English subtitles
Director: José Luis Torres Leiva
rated for 0 + years
Two women rediscover love in the face of death. A quiet, magic end-times drama in the remoteness of a forest hut. María and Ana have been a …
01.10. | Passage 1

A White, White Day

Guests
Iceland, Denmark, Sweden 2019 | 109 Min. | OV with German subtitles
Director: Hlynur Pálmason
rated for 0 + years
According to Icelandic superstition, on »white days«, when the snow-covered earth blends in with the sky, the living meet the dead: a thrilling …
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

Endless Night

Guests
Spain 2019 | 90 Min. | OV with English subtitles
Director: Eloy Enciso
rated for 0 + years
Interwoven with dream-like, poetically bleak tableaux vivants, this Spanish triptych is a journey to the roots of Spanish fascism. When the …
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. | CinemaxX 8

The County

Guests
Iceland, Denmark, France, Germany 2019 | 92 Min. | OV with German subtitles
Director: Grímur Hákonarson
rated for 0 + years
In this visually impressive, emotionally powerful drama from Iceland, a woman sees red and rebels against a corrupt agricultural cooperative in her …
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. | CinemaxX 3

I Lost My Body

Guests
France 2019 | 82 Min. | OV with English subtitles
Director: Jérémy Clapin
rated for 0 + years
ANIMATION A hand seeks its body and sets out on a spectacular journey through Paris. This prize-winning animation mixes fantasy, adventure and …
02.10. | CinemaxX 8

Our Mothers

Guests
Guatemala, Belgium, France 2019 | 77 Min. | OV with English subtitles
Director: César Diaz
rated for 0 + years
20 years after the civil war in Guatemala, the submerged past comes to light thanks to the memories of the women of the time. Ernesto works as a …
02.10. | Studio

As Happy As Possible

Guests
France, Portugal 2019 | 92 Min. | OV with English subtitles
Director: Alain Raoust
rated for 0 + years
Under the scorching sun of Southern France, a young generation between rebellion and resignation. After years away, Salomé returns to the …
02.10. | Passage 1

Guest of Honor

Guests
Canada 2019 | 105 Min. | OV with German subtitles
Director: Atom Egoyan
rated for 0 + years
Douglas Sirk Prize-winner Atom Egoyan returns to the big screen with the sophisticated drama Guest of Honor. Jim is shocked when his daughter …
03.10. | CinemaxX 3

Portrait of a Lady on Fire

Guests
France 2019 | 120 Min. | OV with German subtitles
Director: Céline Sciamma
rated for 0 + years
Céline Sciamma‘s new film is a sensitive love story and a powerful modern statement about the situation of women in the past and today. In …
03.10. | CinemaxX 2

Bad Poems

Guests
Hungary, France 2018 | 97 Min. | OV with English subtitles
Director: Gábor Reisz
rated for 0 + years
A merry-melancholic kaleidoscope of a crisis in which four time frames expertly and startlingly communicate with each other. Tamás‘ soul is …
03.10. | Zeise Kinos

Guest of Honor

Guests
Canada 2019 | 105 Min. | OV with German subtitles
Director: Atom Egoyan
rated for 0 + years
Douglas Sirk Prize-winner Atom Egoyan returns to the big screen with the sophisticated drama Guest of Honor. Jim is shocked when his daughter …
03.10. | Passage 1

On a Magical Night

Guests
France, Luxembourg, Belgium 2019 | 97 Min. | OV with German subtitles
Director: Christophe Honoré
rated for 0 + years
Full of esprit and surreal humour, Christophe Honoré’s new film pays homage to the great tradition of French light comedy. After her affair …
03.10. | CinemaxX 2

Our Mothers

Guests
Guatemala, Belgium, France 2019 | 77 Min. | OV with English subtitles
Director: César Diaz
rated for 0 + years
20 years after the civil war in Guatemala, the submerged past comes to light thanks to the memories of the women of the time. Ernesto works as a …
04.10. | Metropolis

The County

Guests
Iceland, Denmark, France, Germany 2019 | 92 Min. | OV with German subtitles
Director: Grímur Hákonarson
rated for 0 + years
In this visually impressive, emotionally powerful drama from Iceland, a woman sees red and rebels against a corrupt agricultural cooperative in her …
04.10. | CinemaxX 1

I Lost My Body

Guests
France 2019 | 82 Min. | OV with English subtitles
Director: Jérémy Clapin
rated for 0 + years
ANIMATION A hand seeks its body and sets out on a spectacular journey through Paris. This prize-winning animation mixes fantasy, adventure and …
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. | 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. | 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 …
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. | Abaton GR

Portrait of a Lady on Fire

Guests
France 2019 | 120 Min. | OV with German subtitles
Director: Céline Sciamma
rated for 0 + years
Céline Sciamma‘s new film is a sensitive love story and a powerful modern statement about the situation of women in the past and today. In …
05.10. | Abaton Klein

Winter's Night

Guests
Republic of Korea (South Korea) 2018 | 91 Min. | OV with English subtitles
Director: Jang Woo-jin
rated for 0 + years
Director Jang Woo-jin’s film is a tightrope walk between reality and dream, yesterday and today, rush and catharsis. Eun-ju and Heung-ju have been …
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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