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24.09. - 03.10.2020
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25.09. | Abaton

The Cloud in her Room

Guests
China, Hong Kong 2020 | 101 Min. | OV with English subtitles
Director: Zheng Lu Xinyuan
rated for 0 + years
A fascinating debut which illustrates with poetic brutality the condition in which the world continues to turn, even when one is not yet ready to let …
25.09. | Studio

Bad Roads

Guests
Ukraine 2020 | 105 Min. | OV with English subtitles
Director: Natalya Vorozhbit
rated for 0 + years
[⏵] Four short stories from the streets of Donbass. An introduction to a world in which chaos rules and humanity has capitulated. East Ukraine …
25.09. | Cinemaxx 3

Sörensen’s Fear

Guests
Germany 2020 | 89 Min. | OV
Director: Bjarne Mädel
rated for 0 + years
From crime-scene cleaner to CID Chief Inspector: Bjarne Mädel assembles a star ensemble in Katenbüll. Because of an anxiety disorder, CID Chief …
25.09. | Cinemaxx 2

This Is My Desire

Guests
Nigeria 2020 | 110 Min. | OV with German subtitles
Director: Arie Esiri, Chuko Esiri
rated for 0 + years
[⏵] The chronology of a yearning: two moving episodes about two people in the Nigerian capital Lagos and their longing for a new life in Europe. …
25.09. | Studio

Gull

Guests
South Korea 2020 | 75 Min. | OV with English subtitles
Director: Kim Mi-jo
rated for 0 + years
[⏵] In her impressive debut film, director Kim Mijo takes on a subject that in South Korea is a highly controversial taboo: #metoo in Seoul. Obok …
25.09. | Cinemaxx 1

Cortex

Guests
Germany 2020 | 97 Min. | OV with English subtitles
Director: Moritz Bleibtreu
rated for 0 + years
Two men, two lives, one fateful encounter: Moritz Bleibtreu’s directorial debut, for which he also wrote the screenplay, is a tense, labyrinthine …
25.09. | Cinemaxx 3

Cortex

Guests
Germany 2020 | 97 Min. | OV with English subtitles
Director: Moritz Bleibtreu
rated for 0 + years
Two men, two lives, one fateful encounter: Moritz Bleibtreu’s directorial debut, for which he also wrote the screenplay, is a tense, labyrinthine …
26.09. | Abaton

My Family and the Wolf

Guests
France 2020 | 80 Min. | OV with German subtitles
Director: Adrià Garcia
rated for 0 + years
[⏵] 9-year old Hugo is spending the summer holidays with his Granny Sara, who is celebrating her 80th birthday. The whole family has made the …
26.09. | Studio

Sun Inside

Guests
Brazil 2019 | 94 Min. | OV with English subtitles
Director: Jo Serfaty
rated for 0 + years
[⏵] HYBRID In her semi-documentary film, director Jo Serfaty accompanies her main characters through the shimmering heat of Rio de Janeiro. …
26.09. | Studio

Chaco

Guests
Bolivia, Argentina 2020 | 80 Min. | OV with English subtitles
Director: Diego Mondaca
rated for 0 + years
[⏵] An army in inhospitable territory between Bolivia and Paraguay seeks the enemy – and finds the biggest adversary in itself. A war film …
26.09. | Cinemaxx 3

Mome

Guests
Turkey 2019 | 98 Min. | OV with English subtitles
Director: Rodi Güven Yalçınkaya
rated for 0 + years
[⏵] A Kurdish woman is suspected of being a terrorist: a tense political thriller that goes deep into Turkey‘s paranoid surveillance …
27.09. | Cinemaxx 1

Son-Mother

Guests
Iran 2019 | 102 Min. | OV with German subtitles
Director: Mahnaz Mohammadi
rated for 0 + years
[⏵] A piercing Iranian social drama in which a single mother is faced with an impossible choice. The screenplay is by Mohammad Rasoulof. Leila …
27.09. | Studio

Caterpillars

Guests
Central African Republic, Italy, Argentina 2020 | 72 Min. | OV with English subtitles
Director: Elvis Sabin Ngaïbino
rated for 0 + years
[⏵] DOCUMENTARY Everyone should have the right to go to school! Two young Aka pygmies in Central Africa fight against the discrimination of their …
27.09. | Cinemaxx 2

The Cloud in her Room

Guests
China, Hong Kong 2020 | 101 Min. | OV with English subtitles
Director: Zheng Lu Xinyuan
rated for 0 + years
A fascinating debut which illustrates with poetic brutality the condition in which the world continues to turn, even when one is not yet ready to let …
27.09. | Metropolis

Gull

Guests
South Korea 2020 | 75 Min. | OV with English subtitles
Director: Kim Mi-jo
rated for 0 + years
[⏵] In her impressive debut film, director Kim Mijo takes on a subject that in South Korea is a highly controversial taboo: #metoo in Seoul. Obok …
28.09. | Abaton

Perfect 10

Guests
United Kingdom 2019 | 83 Min. | OV with German subtitles
Director: Eva Riley
rated for 0 + years
[⏵] Leigh lives with her father on the outskirts of Brighton. A talented gymnast, the 14-year old is busy preparing for her first tournament. …
28.09. | Cinemaxx 2

Caterpillars

Guests
Central African Republic, Italy, Argentina 2020 | 72 Min. | OV with English subtitles
Director: Elvis Sabin Ngaïbino
rated for 0 + years
[⏵] DOCUMENTARY Everyone should have the right to go to school! Two young Aka pygmies in Central Africa fight against the discrimination of their …
28.09. | Passage

Run Uje Run

Guests
Sweden 2020 | 77 Min. | OV with German subtitles
Director: Henrik Schyffert
rated for 0 + years
[⏵] Suddenly it’s Parkinson's: Uje Brandelius, singer of the Stockholm pop band Doktor Kosmos, plays himself in this moving Swedish comedy. Uje …
28.09. | Abaton

Bad Roads

Guests
Ukraine 2020 | 105 Min. | OV with English subtitles
Director: Natalya Vorozhbit
rated for 0 + years
[⏵] Four short stories from the streets of Donbass. An introduction to a world in which chaos rules and humanity has capitulated. East Ukraine …
28.09. | Metropolis

Sun Inside

Guests
Brazil 2019 | 94 Min. | OV with English subtitles
Director: Jo Serfaty
rated for 0 + years
[⏵] HYBRID In her semi-documentary film, director Jo Serfaty accompanies her main characters through the shimmering heat of Rio de Janeiro. …
29.09. | Passage

Spring Blossom

Guests
France 2020 | 73 Min. | OV with German subtitles
Director: Suzanne Lindon
rated for 0 + years
[⏵] The debut film of this 20-year old director and lead actor Suzanne Lindon is a tender amour fou between a schoolgirl and an actor. Crackling, …
29.09. | Alabama

Son-Mother

Guests
Iran 2019 | 102 Min. | OV with German subtitles
Director: Mahnaz Mohammadi
rated for 0 + years
[⏵] A piercing Iranian social drama in which a single mother is faced with an impossible choice. The screenplay is by Mohammad Rasoulof. Leila …
29.09. | Cinemaxx 1

Rascal

Guests
France 2020 | 95 Min. | OV with English subtitles
Director: Peter Dourountzis
rated for 0 + years
[⏵] With a Satanic main character, this remarkable debut film portrays the destructive fascination of evil. Djé is a man without a history, a …
29.09. | Cinemaxx 3

Sound of Metal

Guests
USA, Belgium 2019 | 120 Min. | OV with German subtitles + subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing
Director: Darius Marder
rated for 0 + years
A musician loses his most essential sense: his hearing. Noise is their life. Ruben is touring the USA in a camper van with his girlfriend Lou. She …
30.09. | Cinemaxx 2

River of Grass

Guests
USA 1994 | 76 Min. | OV
Director: Kelly Reichardt
rated for 0 + years
[⏵] Kelly Reichardt's »amazing first film« (Todd Haynes). In her debut film, which was rarely shown in Germany, the director returns to the …
30.09. | Cinemaxx 1

Gagarine

Guests
France 2020 | 97 Min. | OV with German subtitles
Director: Fanny Liatard, Jérémy Trouilh
rated for 0 + years
[⏵] Between tower block and orbit: the story of a young fan of space travel from the banlieue is an expedition into the power of the imagination …
30.09. | Abaton

Apples

Guests
Greece, Poland, Slovakia 2020 | 90 Min. | OV with English subtitles
Director: Christos Nikou
rated for 0 + years
[⏵] In the midst of a pandemic which leads to memory loss, a man takes part in a test programme for a new treatment. An intelligent and at the …
30.09. | Cinemaxx 2

Chaco

Guests
Bolivia, Argentina 2020 | 80 Min. | OV with English subtitles
Director: Diego Mondaca
rated for 0 + years
[⏵] An army in inhospitable territory between Bolivia and Paraguay seeks the enemy – and finds the biggest adversary in itself. A war film …
30.09. | Metropolis

Aswang

Guests
Philippines, Germany, Qatar, Norway, France, Denmark 2019 | 85 Min. | OV with English subtitles
Director: Alyx Ayn Arumpac
rated for 0 + years
[⏵] DOCUMENTARY In his war on drugs, the Philippine crypto-dictator Duterte has turned the streets of Manila into a battlefield, setting his …
30.09. | Cinemaxx 1

The Cloud in her Room

Guests
China, Hong Kong 2020 | 101 Min. | OV with English subtitles
Director: Zheng Lu Xinyuan
rated for 0 + years
A fascinating debut which illustrates with poetic brutality the condition in which the world continues to turn, even when one is not yet ready to let …
01.10. | Abaton

Son-Mother

Guests
Iran 2019 | 102 Min. | OV with German subtitles
Director: Mahnaz Mohammadi
rated for 0 + years
[⏵] A piercing Iranian social drama in which a single mother is faced with an impossible choice. The screenplay is by Mohammad Rasoulof. Leila …
01.10. | Astor

Run Uje Run

Guests
Sweden 2020 | 77 Min. | OV with German subtitles
Director: Henrik Schyffert
rated for 0 + years
[⏵] Suddenly it’s Parkinson's: Uje Brandelius, singer of the Stockholm pop band Doktor Kosmos, plays himself in this moving Swedish comedy. Uje …
01.10. | Cinemaxx 1

Sound of Metal

Guests
USA, Belgium 2019 | 120 Min. | OV with German subtitles + subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing
Director: Darius Marder
rated for 0 + years
A musician loses his most essential sense: his hearing. Noise is their life. Ruben is touring the USA in a camper van with his girlfriend Lou. She …
02.10. | Cinemaxx 3

River of Grass

Guests
USA 1994 | 76 Min. | OV
Director: Kelly Reichardt
rated for 0 + years
[⏵] Kelly Reichardt's »amazing first film« (Todd Haynes). In her debut film, which was rarely shown in Germany, the director returns to the …
02.10. | Abaton

Gagarine

Guests
France 2020 | 97 Min. | OV with German subtitles
Director: Fanny Liatard, Jérémy Trouilh
rated for 0 + years
[⏵] Between tower block and orbit: the story of a young fan of space travel from the banlieue is an expedition into the power of the imagination …
02.10. | Passage

Run Uje Run

Guests
Sweden 2020 | 77 Min. | OV with German subtitles
Director: Henrik Schyffert
rated for 0 + years
[⏵] Suddenly it’s Parkinson's: Uje Brandelius, singer of the Stockholm pop band Doktor Kosmos, plays himself in this moving Swedish comedy. Uje …
02.10. | Zeise

Cortex

Guests
Germany 2020 | 97 Min. | OV with English subtitles
Director: Moritz Bleibtreu
rated for 0 + years
Two men, two lives, one fateful encounter: Moritz Bleibtreu’s directorial debut, for which he also wrote the screenplay, is a tense, labyrinthine …
02.10. | Abaton

This Is My Desire

Guests
Nigeria 2020 | 110 Min. | OV with German subtitles
Director: Arie Esiri, Chuko Esiri
rated for 0 + years
[⏵] The chronology of a yearning: two moving episodes about two people in the Nigerian capital Lagos and their longing for a new life in Europe. …
02.10. | Passage

Rascal

Guests
France 2020 | 95 Min. | OV with English subtitles
Director: Peter Dourountzis
rated for 0 + years
[⏵] With a Satanic main character, this remarkable debut film portrays the destructive fascination of evil. Djé is a man without a history, a …
02.10. | Cinemaxx 1

Kurz und Schmerzlos

Guests
Germany 1998 | 100 Min. | OF
Director: Fatih Akin
rated for 0 + years
In his brilliant debut, Fatih Akin brought the American gang film to Hamburg. 22 years after its premiere at FILMFEST HAMBURG, Kurz und …
03.10. | Abaton

Perfect 10

Guests
United Kingdom 2019 | 83 Min. | OV with German subtitles
Director: Eva Riley
rated for 0 + years
[⏵] Leigh lives with her father on the outskirts of Brighton. A talented gymnast, the 14-year old is busy preparing for her first tournament. …
03.10. | Abaton

Spring Blossom

Guests
France 2020 | 73 Min. | OV with German subtitles
Director: Suzanne Lindon
rated for 0 + years
[⏵] The debut film of this 20-year old director and lead actor Suzanne Lindon is a tender amour fou between a schoolgirl and an actor. Crackling, …
03.10. | Cinemaxx 2

Aswang

Guests
Philippines, Germany, Qatar, Norway, France, Denmark 2019 | 85 Min. | OV with English subtitles
Director: Alyx Ayn Arumpac
rated for 0 + years
[⏵] DOCUMENTARY In his war on drugs, the Philippine crypto-dictator Duterte has turned the streets of Manila into a battlefield, setting his …
03.10. | Passage

Apples

Guests
Greece, Poland, Slovakia 2020 | 90 Min. | OV with English subtitles
Director: Christos Nikou
rated for 0 + years
[⏵] In the midst of a pandemic which leads to memory loss, a man takes part in a test programme for a new treatment. An intelligent and at the …

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