Festivalprogramm 2020

TATORT: FRAU BU LACHT

Dominik Graf

TV Series | D 1995 | 89' | German OV | 12

Hommage Nicolas Winding Refn

The baker Mauritz is found shot. In the absence of any clues his Thai wife becomes the prime suspect. The marriage between her and Mauritz had been arranged by a matchmaking agency in Germany. After ...

Sat | 03. Oct | 21:45 h

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ONCE UPON A TIME IN IRAQ

James Bluemel

Mini Series | GB 2020 | 2x59' (5x59') | English subs.

Top Ten TV

There have been many films about the Iraq war, but this five-part BBC documentary series is special. Director James Bluemel puts interviews with the people involved in the war itself front and ...

Mon | 05. Oct | 00:00 h

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FILM FESTIVAL COLOGNE SPACE IM 25HOURS HOTEL

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In the foyer of the 25hours Hotel The Circle the KFFK/Kurzfilmfestival Köln presents a non-stop programme of globally award-winning short films, curated by the Kurzfilmfestival Köln. SOFT CRASH ...


#HEULDOCH – THERAPIE WIE NOCH NIE

Isabell Šuba, Lilli Tautfest

Mini Series | D 2020 | 5x15‘ (5x15‘) | German OV

Special Screenings

After breaking out of jail, the easily triggered “feminist burglar” Lin (Karin Hanczewski) and the happy-go-lucky and self-proclaimed ticket inspector Gloria (Bärbel Schwarz) hide in an ...

Fri | 02. Oct | 20:30 h

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ARTIST TALK THOMAS VINTERBERG

Artist Talks

THE CELEBRATION catapulted 29-year-old Thomas Vinterberg onto the international stage in 1998: The first film to be produced and shot following the Dogma 95 manifesto he co-wrote, it won him not only ...

Thu | 08. Oct | 15:00 h

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ARTIST TALK RADU CIORNICIUC

Artist Talks

Half a dozen awards at renowned international film festivals, among them Sundance and the Munich DOK.fest, and a nomination for the European Film Award – that’s the impressive haul ACASA, MY HOME ...

Thu | 08. Oct | 13:00 h

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ARTIST TALK MADS MIKKELSEN

Artist Talks

For almost a decade Mads Mikkelsen has worked as a dancer before he started his acting career. His first job has prepared him well for roles that demanded a lot of physicality, but also for more ...

Thu | 08. Oct | 14:00 h

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ARTIST TALK DOMINIK GRAF

Artist Talks

Dominik Graf has for 40 years now made the best TV movies and the most fascinating cinematic productions. With THE CAT and THE INVINCIBLES as well as his legendary TATORT and SPERLING episodes he has ...

Thu | 08. Oct | 16:00 h

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OFFENE WUNDE DEUTSCHER FILM

Dominik Graf, Johannes F. Sievert

Documentary Feature | D 2017 | 90' | German OV

Hommage Dominik Graf

After Dominik Graf and Johannes F. Sievert have contemplated the post-war New German Cinema in VERFLUCHTE LIEBE DEUTSCHER FILM, they now cover German genre movies in this follow-up essay film: ...

Wed | 07. Oct | 21:45 h

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GAGARINE

Fanny Liatard, Jérémy Trouilh

Feature Film | F 2020 | 95' | English subs.

Best of Cinema Fiction

Yuri is living in the social housing projects Gagarine south-east of Paris, which were named after the first man in space – just like himself. When the derelict early-60s high-rises are about to be ...

Wed | 07. Oct | 21:00 h

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WORKING GIRLS

FILLES DE JOIE | Frédéric Fonteyne

Feature Film | B, F 2019 | 90' | English subs.

BENELUX meets NRW

Every day Axelle, Conso and Dominique drive together from France to Belgium to work at a brothel. In their time together they can forget their problems like broken hearts, annoying mothers and former ...

Wed | 07. Oct | 18:00 h

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KILLING MIKE

Louise N. D. Friedberg

TV Series | DK, D 2020 | 2x60' (8x60') | German OV

Special Screenings

The small community of Baling on the Danish island of Fünen has a problem: Mike. The village tyrant knows how to create fear and torment each inhabitant in a very special way. A group of villagers ...

Wed | 07. Oct | 22:00 h

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BREAKING EVEN

Boris Kunz

TV Series | D 2020 | 2x41' (6x41') | German OV

Special Screenings

Tech firm Lindemann tries to bring the first self-driving car to market. But during a test drive a woman is killed – an image problem that mega-rich CEO Benedikt (Justus von Dohnányi) would really ...

Wed | 07. Oct | 19:30 h

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ACASĂ, MY HOME

Radu Ciorniciuc

Documentary Feature | RUM, D 2020 | 86' | English subs.

Best of Cinema Documentary

A patch of idyllic nature right next to the metropolis of Bucharest. In this area of overgrown reed and criss-crossing waterways there’s an eleven-strong family living under the most basic of ...

Wed | 07. Oct | 21:30 h

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SHANE

Julien Temple

Documentary Feature | GB, IRL 2020 | 119' | English OV

Best of Cinema Documentary

A perfect combination: Julien Temple (THE GREAT ROCK ‘N’ ROLL SWINDLE), the Punk generation’s cinematic chronicler, takes on Shane MacGowan in his latest documentary masterpiece, the former ...

Wed | 07. Oct | 18:30 h

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ANOTHER ROUND

DRUK | Thomas Vinterberg

Feature Film | DK 2020 | 116' | German subs.

Best of Cinema Fiction

„Alcohol is my paramedic in times of need“, German popstar Herbert Grönemeyer once sang. For the four frustrated teachers at the centre of Thomas Vinterberg’s ANOTHER ROUND it is supposed to ...

Wed | 07. Oct | 20:00 h

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DIE GELIEBTEN SCHWESTERN

Dominik Graf

Feature Film | D 2014 | 138' | German OV | 6

Hommage Dominik Graf

The two sisters Charlotte and Caroline von Lengefeld once swore to always share everything with each other – but when handsome but broke poet Fridrich Schiller comes to visit their bucolic ...

Tue | 06. Oct | 21:45 h

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THE KINGMAKER

Lauren Greenfield

Documentary Feature | USA 2019 | 100' | English OV

Top Ten TV

Often she is regarded as just ridiculous: The former First Lady of the Philippines Imelda Marcos is known more for her financial debauchery and her collection of tens of thousands of shoes, than for ...

Tue | 06. Oct | 22:00 h

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DES

Lewis Arnold

Mini Series | GB 2020 | 3x45' (3x45') | English OV

Top Ten TV

The serial killer confesses his many murders in every detail. There just remains one question, „Why?“ – “No idea. I was kinda hoping you could tell me.” The three-part miniseries about the ...

Tue | 06. Oct | 18:30 h

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HOME FRONT

DES HOMMES | Lucas Belvaux

Feature Film | F, B 2020 | 100' | English subs.

Best of Cinema FictionBENELUX meets NRW

A harmless birthday present opens up old wounds: It’s been forty years since Bernard and other men from his small French town have fought in the war in Algeria. Now the memories that they ...

Tue | 06. Oct | 20:00 h

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BALLAD FOR A PIERCED HEART

I MPALANTA TIS TRYPIAS KARDIAS | Yannis Economides

Feature Film | GR, F, D, ZYP 2020 | 140' | English subs.

Best of Cinema Fiction

Beautiful Olga decides to elope with a has-been former pop star and takes a million Euros with her. As a result not only does her husband go into berserk mode – she also triggers a fatal domino ...

Tue | 06. Oct | 20:30 h

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Wed | 07. Oct | 17:00 h

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DER AST, AUF DEM ICH SITZE- EIN STEUERPARADIES IN DER SCHWEIZ

Luzia Schmid

Documentary Feature | D 2020 | 102' | German subs.

Made in NRW

The town of Zug in Switzerland has transformed itself into an international tax haven since the 1950s – and has grown immensely rich because of it. Based on her own family history and the Zug ...

Tue | 06. Oct | 21:30 h

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Wed | 07. Oct | 15:00 h

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MIT EIGENEN AUGEN

MIT EIGENEN AUGEN | Miguel Müller-Frank

Documentary Feature | D 2020 | 110' | English subs.

Made in NRW

A gripping look at the editorial work at MONITOR, the political TV magazine produced by German broadcaster WDR. Founded in 1965 it has won numerous awards and has set the standard for investigative ...

Tue | 06. Oct | 18:00 h

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Wed | 07. Oct | 16:00 h

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I AM GRETA

Nathan Grossman

Documentary Feature | D 2020 | 97' | German subs.

Best of Cinema Documentary

„I am Greta“ – this is how the world’s most prominent teenager starts almost every speech. In August of 2018 15-year-old student Greta Thunberg from Sweden starts a school strike for climate. ...

Tue | 06. Oct | 21:00 h


IM ANGESICHT DES VERBRECHENS

Dominik Graf

TV Series | D 2010 | 2x49' (10x49') | German OV

Hommage Dominik Graf

In 2010 the US were churning out revolutionary TV series by the hour. Even the European neighbours jumped on to the bandwagon – only Germany remained timid. Dominik Graf’s mini series exploded ...

Mon | 05. Oct | 21:45 h

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MY REMBRANDT

Oeke Hoogendijk

Documentary Feature | NL 2019 | 95' | English subs.

BENELUX meets NRW

Few artists in the history of painting have found such fervent fans as Rembrandt von Rijn. MY REMBRANDT shines a light behind the scenes of the trading of paintings worth millions, and into the ...

Mon | 05. Oct | 20:00 h

Filmforum NRW

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DAS GEHEIME LEBEN DES JAMES BOND

Jean-Christoph Caron, Ali Soozandeh

Documentary Feature | D 2020 | 52' | German OV

Special Screenings

London in 1939: More than a decade before Ian Fleming creates James Bond, the best-known spy character in the world. For long Fleming has been seen as the black sheep in his family. He enjoys the ...

Mon | 05. Oct | 20:00 h

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JUMBO

Zoé Wittock

Feature Film | F, LUX, B 2019 | 93' | English subs.

BENELUX meets NRW

Young Jeanne struggles to find meaning in her life. She works at a fairground and lives with her overbearing mother. Until she meets Jumbo, falls in love and finally finds happiness – it’s just ...

Mon | 05. Oct | 20:30 h

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THE PLEASURE PRINCIPLE

ZASADA PRZYJEMNOSCI | Dariusz Jablonski

TV Series | PL, CS, UKR 2019 | 2x56' (10x56') | German

Top Ten TV

Body parts of young women are found on the same day in Warsaw, Prague and Odessa. The assigned detectives soon find out that their cases are related, and they have to overcome their private problems ...

Mon | 05. Oct | 22:00 h

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BEASTS CLAWING AT STRAWS

Yong-hoon Kim

Feature Film | COR 2020 | 109' | English subs.

Best of Cinema Fiction

A designer bag full of money, a handful of characters with financial troubles and a mute hired killer – these are the explosive ingredients of this stylish and cleverly constructed Korean thriller. ...

Mon | 05. Oct | 22:30 h

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KIDS RUN

Barbara Ott

Feature Film | D 2020 | 104' | German OV

Made in NRW

Day labourer and amateur boxer Andi just can’t get a break. He cares for his three kids from two ex-wives as best as he can, while always trying to keep his fragile temper in check. But the ...

Mon | 05. Oct | 19:00 h

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Tue | 06. Oct | 16:30 h

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MANFRED STELZER AWARD: DER KÖNIG VON KÖLN

Special Screenings

A comedy that the late writer and director Manfred Stelzer would have surely loved, based on just thinly veiled true evens. There are neither shining heroes nor diabolical villains in Richard ...

Mon | 05. Oct | 21:30 h

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DER GUTE BULLE – WENN TOTE REDEN

Lars Becker

TV Movie | D 2020 | 90' | German OV

Special Screenings

Detective Fredo Schulz is pushed to the brink: As a colleague is killed on his last day on the job, Fredo has to cope with the accusing family and his own alcoholism and guilty feelings – while his ...

Mon | 05. Oct | 18:30 h

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ETHNO

Marvin Litwak

TV Series | D 2020 | 2x33' (4x33') | German OV

Special Screenings

Game over! Ben is a college dropout – and completely broke. His father has no idea about any of this. He once left his homeland of Morocco so that his family could have a better life. In order to ...

Mon | 05. Oct | 21:00 h

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HOTTE IM PARADIES

Dominik Graf

TV Movie | D 2002 | 118' | German OV

Hommage Dominik Graf

Berlin pimp Hotte tries to keep up with his competitors regarding shiny status symbols. But both his watch and his car are on loan, his finances are precarious and he loses one girl after the other. ...

Sun | 04. Oct | 21:45 h

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SWEAT

Magnus von Horn

Feature Film | PL, S 2020 | 96' | English subs.

Best of Cinema Fiction

600.000 followers on social media – but still lonely. Fitness model and influencer Sylwia is always “broadcasting.” No matter if she has promotional duties in malls or is just sitting at the ...

Sun | 04. Oct | 19:30 h

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MASTERCLASS MASKENBILD

The job of the prosthetics and make-up artist for film and TV requires a wide array of technical and artistic skills – from first concepts via the crafting process to application, hairstyling and ...

Sun | 04. Oct | 16:00 h

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FRIESLAND – GEGENSTRÖMUNG

Marc Rensing

TV Movie | D 2020 | 89' | German OV

Special Screenings

Officer Henk Cassens stumbles upon an amnesiac woman next to a marina. His investigations soon lead to radical eco activists and the corpse of a security chief. To make things worse criminal ...

Sun | 04. Oct | 18:30 h

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ASSASSINS

Ryan White

Documentary Feature | USA 2019 | 104' | English subs.

Best of Cinema Documentary

In 2017 the half-brother of North Korean dictator Kim Jong-un was killed in Kuala Lumpur with the deadly nerve agent VX. The two female “assassins” didn’t know what they were doing: they ...

Sun | 04. Oct | 21:30 h

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Tue | 06. Oct | 16:00 h

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PARLAMENT

PARLEMENT | Émilie Noblet, Jérémie Sein

TV Series | F, B, D 2020 | 2x26' (10x26') | German subs.

Top Ten TV

Young parliamentary assistant Samy tries to navigate his first days aiding a centrist MEP through the diplomatic jungle of EU-wide fisheries reform. This German-French workplace comedy inside the ...

Sun | 04. Oct | 20:30 h

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WDR GOES SERIE

Special Screenings

The WDR broadcaster is entering new territory with two short series: MUSPILLI tells the story of two outsiders. She’s bipolar, he’s into conspiracy theories. Although they blow their first date ...

Sun | 04. Oct | 18:00 h

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ALLES IST EINS AUSSER DER 0

Klaus Maeck, Tanja Schwerdorf

Documentary Feature | D 2020 | 94 | German subs.

Best of Cinema Documentary

The Chaos Computer Club is a hacker collective committed to data security, digital transparency, and social cohesion. ALLES IST EINS. AUSSER DER 0. looks at the history of this peculiar club and its ...

Sun | 04. Oct | 21:00 h

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NACHSPIEL

Christoph Hübner, Gabriele Voss

Documentary Feature | D 2019 | 94' | German OV

Made in NRW

The last part of a documentary trilogy following youth players from Borussia Dortmund over the last 20 years. Florian Kringe had a model career that took him to the top of the Bundesliga, Mohammed ...

Sun | 04. Oct | 17:00 h

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Tue | 06. Oct | 15:00 h

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VERGIFTETE WAHRHEIT

DARK WATERS | Todd Haynes

Feature Film | USA 2019 | 126' | German subs.

Best of Cinema Fiction

It’s David vs. Goliath: Robert Billot, a commercial lawyer from Cincinnati, takes on DuPont, the world’s largest chemical company, after he finds out that the popular non-stick pan coating Teflon ...

Sun | 04. Oct | 22:00 h

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OECONOMIA

Carmen Losmann

Documentary Feature | D 2020 | 89' | German subs.

Made in NRW

The glass fronts of Frankfurt’s bank district seem to imply transparency. But who really knows what goes on behind them? The bankers don’t like to show their hands. But despite this, Carmen ...

Sun | 04. Oct | 19:00 h

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Tue | 06. Oct | 17:00 h

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THIS IS NOT A BURIAL, IT’S A RESURRECTION

Lemohang Jeremiah Mosese

Feature Film | LES, I 2019 | 120' | German subs.

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Mantoa wants to die. The 80-year-old has not only lost her husband but also her son. Now she sits alone in her hut in a village in Lesotho and prepares for her death. But one piece of news has her ...

Sat | 03. Oct | 21:00 h

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INSTINCT

Halina Reijn

Feature Film | NL 2019 | 98' | English subs.

BENELUX meets NRW

The experienced psychologist Nicoline starts her new job in a prison. She meets Idris, a sexual offender, who after five years is about to go leave prison on parole alone for the first time. Nicoline ...

Sat | 03. Oct | 17:30 h

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THE TRUFFLE HUNTERS

Michael Dweck, Gregory Kershaw

Documentary Feature | I, GR, USA 2020 | 84' | English subs.

Best of Cinema Documentary

A bucolic-melancholic look at a special kind of “hunters”: These elderly gentlemen striding through the Piedmont forest with their trained dogs are searching for the white Alba truffles. The ...

Sat | 03. Oct | 20:30 h

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CITY HALL

Frederick Wiseman

Documentary Feature | USA 2020 | 272' | English OV

Best of Cinema Documentary

It couldn’t be any more topical right before this US election: Frederick Wiseman, pioneer and master of the cinematic portrait of social institutions, has turned his attention to his home town of ...

Sat | 03. Oct | 14:30 h

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Tue | 06. Oct | 19:30 h

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TRIGONOMETRY

Athina Rachel Tsangari, Stella Corradi

TV Series | GB 2020 | 4x44' (8x44') | English OV

Top Ten TV

In the overcrowded and over-priced city of London a young married couple take in a flatmate for a share of the rent. Surprisingly, the new girl makes the flat seem larger, not more cramped: after a ...

Sat | 03. Oct | 20:00 h

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FREAKSCENE – THE STORY OF DINOSAUR JR.

Philipp Reichenheim

Documentary Feature | D 2020 | 82' | German subs.

Made in NRW

Just before Nirvana elevated Grunge to the mainstream, Dinosaur Jr. were the Noise Rock trio of the hour. J. Mascis’ mounting walls of guitar sound and phlegmatic voice and Lou Barlow’s feeling ...

Sat | 03. Oct | 21:30 h

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Mon | 05. Oct | 15:30 h

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THE TWENTIETH CENTURY

Matthew Rankin

Feature Film | CDN 2019 | 90' | English subs.

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Everyone that’s bored with Hollywood biopic tropes should give THE TWENTIETH CENTURY a try. This cinematic biography of long-time Canadian prime minister William Lyon Mackenzie King does away with ...

Sat | 03. Oct | 18:00 h

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FIRST COW

Kelly Reichardt

Feature Film | USA 2019 | 122' | English OV

Best of Cinema Fiction

A trip to Oregon’s pioneering days, where the first settlers put up their tents searching for gold and hunting beavers. Among them are the Chinese immigrant King-Lu and his buddy “Cookie” ...

Sat | 03. Oct | 15:00 h

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Mon | 05. Oct | 18:00 h

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SPACESHIP EARTH

Matt Wolf

Documentary Feature | USA 2020 | 115' | English OV

Best of Cinema Documentary

In 1991 eight people had themselves sealed into a 3.14-acre complex in the Arizona desert. Their goal: To survive for two years completely cut off from the outside world in this environment equipped ...

Sat | 03. Oct | 22:00 h

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Mon | 05. Oct | 17:00 h

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DEUTSCHLAND89

Randa Chahoud, Soleen Yusef

TV Series | D 2020 | 2x45' (8x45') | German OV

Special Screenings

November 9th 1989: The „antifascist protective barrier“ in Berlin has fallen, and Martin Rauch, the infamous and sidelined East German spy is being steam-rolled by the events. Not only does he ...

Sat | 03. Oct | 19:00 h

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PAN TAU

Franziska Meyer Price, Michael Zens

TV Series | D 2020 | 4x25‘ (14x25‘) | German subs.

Top Ten TV

He’s back! More than 50 years have passed since Pan Tau first appeared on TV screens in the German-Czech cult series. British stage magician and comedian Matt Edwards plays the bowler-hat wearing ...

Sat | 03. Oct | 16:00 h

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SHIRLEY

Josephine Decker

Feature Film | USA 2020 | 107' | German subs.

Best of Cinema Fiction

No biopic, but a psychological profile of an exceptionally gifted writer. For her new film, Josephine Decker (MADELINE’S MADELINE) practically burrows into the head of Shirley Jackson (“The ...

Sat | 03. Oct | 23:00 h

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Wed | 07. Oct | 15:30 h

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VATERSLAND

Petra Seeger

Feature Film | D 2020 | 118' | German OV

Made in NRW

Filmmaker Marie is now the same age as her mother was when she died of cancer – and her daughter is the same age as Marie was then. When she receives a crate of old photographs and film material ...

Sat | 03. Oct | 19:30 h

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Mon | 05. Oct | 16:00 h

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DIE SIEGER (DIRECTOR’S CUT)

Dominik Graf

Feature Film | D 1994 | 146' | German OV | 16

Hommage Dominik Graf

In its time THE INVINCIBLES was bashed by critics and ignored by audiences, but since then it has become an almost mythic milestone in German cinema, a resolute statement towards a new, dirty genre ...

Fri | 02. Oct | 21:45 h

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LOOK SHORT FILMS

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Four films about the possibilities and impossibilities of human communication. FIGURANT follows a nameless protagonist (Denis Lavant) into the machinery of a mysterious organisation. A remarkable 3D ...

Fri | 02. Oct | 20:00 h

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Sun | 04. Oct | 17:30 h

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FEELS GOOD MAN

Arthur Jones

Documentary Feature | USA 2020 | 94' | English OV

Best of Cinema Documentary

When world-wide success turns into a curse: If Matt Furie had known in 2005 what his character of Pepe the Frog would become, he may have never drawn it. FEELS GOOD MAN follows the crazy career of a ...

Fri | 02. Oct | 21:00 h

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THE TROUBLE WITH BEING BORN

Sandra Wollner

Feature Film | A, D 2020 | 94' | German OV

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Young Ellie is an android, seemingly produced to replace a lost daughter to her father. Ellie breaks out of this highly problematic relationship and has somebody reprogram her. With almost achingly ...

Fri | 02. Oct | 15:30 h

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Wed | 07. Oct | 20:30 h

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KOKOLOKO

Gerardo Naranjo

Feature Film | MEX 2020 | 106' | English subs.

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A small Mexican coastal city, ravaged by crime, police violence and guerilla fighting is the setting for a tragic love triangle around Marisol, who triggers a war between two men who both think they ...

Fri | 02. Oct | 21:30 h

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Wed | 07. Oct | 16:30 h

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PATRIA

Félix Viscarret, Óscar Pedraza

TV Series | E 2020 | 2x50' (8x50') | English subs.

Top Ten TV

On the very day the Basque separatist organisation ETA announces to lay down their arms, Bittori visits the graveyard where her husband was laid to rest. She decides to return to the village where ...

Fri | 02. Oct | 18:30 h

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DRINNEN – IM INTERNET SIND ALLE GLEICH

Lutz Heineking, jr.

TV Series, Web Series | D 2020 | German OV

Special Screenings

Charlotte (Lavinia Wilson) suffers the same fate as everyone else during the pandemic: She’s between paranoid fear of the virus, home office stress and the desperate attempts to be close to her ...

Fri | 02. Oct | 20:30 h

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NINE DAYS

Edson Oda

Feature Film | USA 2020 | 124' | English OV

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A lonely man watches over the existence of a dozen people via TV screens. When his favourite protégé commits suicide he has to chose from a couple of unborn souls which one gets to be on earth ...

Fri | 02. Oct | 22:30 h

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Sun | 04. Oct | 14:30 h

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NEVER GONNA SNOW AGAIN

ŚNIEGU JUZ NIGDY NIE BEDZIE | Małgorzata Szumowska, Michał Englert

Feature Film | PL, D 2020 | 113' | English subs.

Made in NRW

In an anonymous Polish rich people community, a Ukrainian masseur provides more than just healing hands. He becomes a sort of guru for the spiritually homeless and not only sexually frustrated ...

Fri | 02. Oct | 19:30 h

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Sun | 04. Oct | 15:00 h

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EMA

Pablo Larraín

Feature Film | CHI 2019 | 102' | German subs.

Best of Cinema Fiction

In an impulsive act Ema and Gastón have given back their adopted child. They were unable to cope with the boy who turned out to be a firestarter – with tragic consequences. Now guilt is gnawing ...

Fri | 02. Oct | 22:00 h

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Tue | 06. Oct | 14:30 h

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BHAGWAN – DIE DEUTSCHEN UND DER GURU

Jobst Knigge

Documentary Feature | D 2020 | 89' | German OV

Top Ten TV

This documentary by Jobst Knigge tells the fascinating story of the the rise and fall of the Indian guru Bhagwan for the first time from the point of view of his German followers. What did they see ...

Fri | 02. Oct | 19:00 h

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Fri | 02. Oct | 23:00 h

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PROXIMA

Alice Winocour

Feature Film | F, D 2019 | 107' | German subs.

Made in NRW

Sarah is dreaming big, and she is about to make her dream come true: She was selected to spend one year aboard the international space station for a mission to explore Mars. Preparations are tough: ...

Thu | 01. Oct | 20:00 h

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Thu | 01. Oct | 21:00 h

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MALMKROG

Christi Puiu

Feature Film | RUM, SRB, CH, S, BIH, MAZ 2020 | 200' | English subs.

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A handful of aristocrats meet in a lavish mansion, having sophisticated conversations about politics, morals and religion. Christi Puiu (SIERANEVADA) is the most radical director of Romania’s New ...

Wed | 07. Oct | 19:00 h

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