Category: Filme 2021

  • Hava, Maryam, Ayesha

    HAVA, MARYAM, AYESHA DIRECTOR: Sahraa Karimi COUNTRY: Afghanistan YEAR: 2019 LANGUAGE: dari SUBTITLES: German RUNNING TIME: 86 min SCREENING AND Q&A WITH DIRECTOR SAHRAA KARIMI SYNOPSISThree Afghan women from different social background, living in Kabul, are facing a big challenge in their lives. Hava, a traditional pregnant woman whom no one cares about, is living…

  • Souad

    Souad Souad DIRECTED BY: Ayten Amin COUNTRY: Egypt, Tunisia, Germany YEAR: 2021 SPOKEN LANGUAGE(S): Arabic SUBTITLES: English, German RUNNING TIME: 96 min SECTION: International Forum SCREENINGS SYNOPSISZagazig, a small city on the Nile Delta in Egypt. Today. Souad, 19-year-old young woman, leads a double life. While remaining conservative and veiled among her family and society,…

  • Kurzfilmprogramm 2021

    German (Hi)stories: Short fillm programme Appropriation Takes You on a Weird RideAppropriation Takes You on a Weird Ride DE 2020, 20 min, Language: German, Subtitles: English, Directed by: Maroan el Sani, Nina Fischer Hotel AstoriaHotel Astoria DE 2020, 28 min, Language: German, Subtitles: English, Directed by: Alina Cyranek, Falk Schuster FatherlandZahlvaterschaft DE 2021, 22 min, n, Language:…

  • Open Eyes 2021

    ← back to programme overview 2021 ← back to Open Eyes film archive Open Eyes 2021 Since 2007, Open Eyes has been generously sponsored by Stabilo International GmbH. Kabul, City in the WindKabul, City in the Wind AF, NL, DE, JP 2018, 88 min, language(s): Dari, subtitles: German, directed by: Aboozar Amini OeconomiaOeconomia DE 2020, 89…

  • Previews im Cinecitta

    ← back to progamme overview Previews at Cinecittà 2021 All films in this section are shown at Cinecittà, Kino 9. The films are available in their original version with German subtitles. Tickets for the screenings are available exclusively at the Cinecittà box office. Adamآدم MA, FR 2019, 98 min, language(s): Arabic, subtitles: German, directed by: Maryam…

  • Internationales Forum 2021

    ← back to programme overview International Forum 2021 DecameronDecameron HK 2021, 107 min, language(s): Cantonese, subtitles: English, directed by: Rita Hui Nga Shu Delphine’s PrayersLes Prières de Delphine, Les BE, CM 2021, 91 min, language(s): French, Pidgin, subtitles: English, directed by: Rosine Mbakam Eyimofe – This Is My DesireEyimofe – This Is My Desire NG 2019, 116…

  • Internationaler Wettbewerb 2021

    ← back to programme overview International Competition 2021 BloodsuckersBlutsauger DE 2021, 127 min, language(s): German, English, Russian, subtitles: German, English, directed by: Julian Radlmaier Elsewhere, EverywhereAilleurs, partout BE 2020, 63 min, language(s): English, Farsi, French, Persian, subtitels: German, English, directed by: Isabelle Ingold, Vivianne Perelmuter Landscapes of ResistancePejzaži otpora RS, DE, FR 2021, 95 min, language(s):…

  • Wem gehört mein Dorf?

    Who Owns My Village? Wem gehört mein Dorf? DIRECTED BY: Christoph Eder COUNTRY: Germany YEAR: 2021 SPOKEN LANGUAGE(S): German SUBTITLES: RUNNING TIME: 96 min SECTION: Open Eyes 2021 SYNOPSISChristoph Eder draws a personal portrait of the inhabitants of his home village on the Baltic Sea island of Rügen and describes the conflict between the interests…

  • Zahlvaterschaft

    Fatherland Zahlvaterschaft DIRECTED BY: Moritz Siebert COUNTRY: Germany YEAR: 2021 SPOKEN LANGUAGE(S): German SUBTITLES: English RUNNING TIME: 22 min SECTION: International Forum SCREENINGS SYNOPSISGerson Liebl, grandson of a German colonial official from Togo, has been fighting to obtain German citizenship for the last 30 years. As a last resort, he decides to go on hunger…

  • Year of the Discovery, The

    Year of the Discovery, The Año del descubrimiento, El DIRECTED BY: Luis López Carrasco COUNTRY: Spain, Switzerland YEAR: 2020 SPOKEN LANGUAGE(S): Spanish SUBTITLES: English, German RUNNING TIME: 200 min   SECTION: International Competition SCREENINGS SYNOPSISNeighbors, youngsters and unemployed workers chat inside a bar between cigarettes, breakasts and snacks. They remember unusual dreams, share job stories…

  • Words of Bandits

    Words of Bandits Paroles de bandits DIRECTED BY: Jean Boiron Lajous COUNTRY: France YEAR: 2019 SPOKEN LANGUAGE(S): Arabic, English, French, Tigrinya SUBTITLES: English, German RUNNING TIME: 90 min SECTION: International Forum, Open Eyes SCREENINGS SYNOPSISWithout solidarity, hope would long since have died. The borders in the Italian-French Roya valley have been closed since 2015. Countless…

  • Die Wölfe

    Wolves, The Lobos, Los DIRECTED BY: Samuel Kishi Leopo COUNTRY: Mexico YEAR: 2019 SPOKEN LANGUAGE(S): Spanish, English, Cantonese SUBTITLES: German live voice over RUNNING TIME: 95 min SECTION: International Forum, Open Eyes SCREENINGS SYNOPSISEight year old Max and his younger brother Leo don’t have much, but they have each other and their mother Lucía. And…

  • We

    We Nous DIRECTED BY: Alice Diop COUNTRY: France YEAR: 2020 SPOKEN LANGUAGE(S): French SUBTITLES: English, German RUNNING TIME: 115 min SECTION: International Competition SCREENINGS SYNOPSIS The RER B is an urban train that traverses Paris and its environs from north to south. Multiaward-winning documentary filmmaker Alice Diop takes us through these suburban spaces and confronts…

  • Die Wächterin

    Guardian, The Wächterin, Die DIRECTED BY: Martina Priessner COUNTRY: Germany YEAR: 2020 SPOKEN LANGUAGE(S): Kurdish, Turkish, Turoyo SUBTITLES: English, German RUNNING TIME: 87 min SECTION: International Forum SCREENINGS SYNOPSISFor 18 years, the Syrian Orthodox nun Dayrayto lives on the grounds of a church in Zaz, a dilapidated and abandoned Assyrian village in southeastern Turkey. Together…

  • Vater – Otac

    Father – Otac Otac DIRECTED BY: Srdan Golubović COUNTRY: Serbia YEAR: 2020 SPOKEN LANGUAGE(S): Serbian SUBTITLES: German RUNNING TIME: 120 min SECTION: Previews at Cinecittà SCREENINGS SYNOPSISA small town in Serbia. Nikola, day laborer and father of two, is ordered to give up his children to social services after poverty and hunger drive his wife…

  • Valley of Souls

    Valley of Souls Tantas almas DIRECTED BY: Nicólas Rincón Gille COUNTRY: Colombia, Belgium YEAR: 2019 SPOKEN LANGUAGE(S): Spanish SUBTITLES: English, German RUNNING TIME: 137 min SECTION: International Forum SCREENINGS SYNOPSIS In 2002, after a night spent avoiding the dangers of Colombia’s ongoing unrest, José arrives home to dreadful news: “They took them away”, he is…

  • Trans – I Got Life

    Trans – I Got Life Trans – I Got Life REGIE: Doris Metz, Imogen Kimmel LAND: Deutschland, Russische Föderation, Vereinigte Staaten JAHR: 2021 SPRACHE(N): Deutsch, Englisch, Russisch UNTERTITEL: Deutsch LÄNGE: 95 min SEKTION: Open Eyes 2021 INHALTTransgender/Trans*-Menschen bezeichnet Menschen, deren Geschlechtsmerkmale nicht mit ihrem gefühlten Geschlecht, dem sogenannten Identitätsgeschlecht, übereinstimmen. TRANS – I GOT LIFE…

  • This is not a Burial, It’s a Resurrection

    This is not a Burial, It’s a Resurrection This is not a Burial, It’s a Resurrection DIRECTED BY: Lemohang Jeremiah Mosese COUNTRY: Lesotho, Italy, South Africa YEAR: 2019 SPOKEN LANGUAGE(S): Sesotho SUBTITLES: German RUNNING TIME: 120 min SECTION: International Competition SCREENINGS SYNOPSIS In the mountains of Lesotho, an 80-year-old widow named Mantoa eagerly awaits her…

  • Radiograph of a Family

    Radiograph of a Family Radiograph of a Family DIRECTED BY: Firouzeh Khosrovani COUNTRY: Norway, Iran, Switzerland YEAR: 2020 SPOKEN LANGUAGE(S): Farsi, French SUBTITLES: English, German RUNNING TIME: 82 min SECTION: International Forum SCREENINGS SYNOPSISMy mother married my father ́s photograph in Tehran. He was studying radiology in Switzerland, and for mother to come and live…

  • The Other Side of the River

    The Other Side of the River The Other Side of the River REGIE: Antonia Kilian LAND: Deutschland, Finnland JAHR: 2021 SPRACHE(N): Arabisch, Deutsch, Kurdisch UNTERTITEL: Deutsch, Englisch LÄNGE: 92 min SEKTION: Internationales Forum 2021 VORSTELLUNGEN INHALTDie 19-jährige Hala entkommt einer arrangierten Ehe, indem sie den Euphrat überquert, um bei einer kurdischen Frauenverteidigungseinheit ein neues Zuhause…