FILMFEST HAMBURG will illuminate the works of two of the currently most exciting voices in world cinema in the newly introduced format "Contemporary Cinema inFocus". On the occasion of the German premieres of Lav Diaz's dystopic science fiction The Halt and Céline Sciama's Portrait of a Lady of Fire in Cannes, FILMFEST HAMBURG invites the filmmakers to present their films and working methods in detailed conversations. The programme is rounded off by a retrospective with earlier films.
Thu. 03.10. — 22:00
"Contemporary Cinema in Focus"
Roger Koza (programme director "Vitrina") in conversation with the Philippine director Lav Diaz.
Fri. 04.10. — 22:00
"Contemporary Cinema in Focus" Hannah Pilarzcyk (Editor SPIEGEL Online) in conversation with the french director Céline Sciamma.