BENELUX meets NRW

FIRE WILL COME

OLIVER LAXE | Feature Film | E, F, LUX 2019 | 85' | BENELUX meets NRW

Sunday, 13. Oktober 2019 / 21:15 h / Filmpalast 6

Amador is released from prison and returns home to his mother in the woodland hills of Galicia. The ageing bachelor had been convicted of arson, and the neighbours eye him with pity and suspicion: ...


GHOST TROPIC

BAS DEVOS | Feature Film | B 2019 | 85' | BENELUX meets NRW

Friday, 11. Oktober 2019 / 20:30 h / Filmpalast 6

After a long working day cleaning lady Khadija falls asleep in the subway. When she wakes up at the terminus, there’s no train back. Thus begins a nocturnal odyssey through Brussels during which ...


GOLDEN YOUTH

EVA IONESCU | Feature Film | F, B 2019 | 111' | BENELUX meets NRW

Saturday, 12. Oktober 2019 / 17:00 h / Filmpalast 5

Glamour is not a question of money but of attitude – that’s the life motto of Rose and Michel in Paris at the end of the 70s. They party hard with their friends at the hip night club Le Palace ...


NOCTURNE

VIKTOR VAN DER VALK | Feature Film | NL, B 2019 | 80' | BENELUX meets NRW

Tuesday, 15. Oktober 2019 / 22:15 h / Filmpalast 5

Alex wanders through the night thinking about his debut movie. Inspiration seems to have left him – just like his girlfriend. And then there’s his sick mother and the producers waiting for his ...


TAKE ME SOMEWHERE NICE

ENA SENDIJAREVIC | Feature Film | NL, BIH 2019 | 91' | BENELUX meets NRW

Tuesday, 15. Oktober 2019 / 20:00 h / Filmpalast 5

The young Bosnian woman Alma navigates her live between two cultures and two phases of her life. She usually lives in the Netherlands with her mother, but is currently visiting her homeland to see ...


THE ORPHANAGE

SHAHRBANOO SADAT | Feature Film | DK, D, F, LUX, AFG, KAT 2019 | 90' | BENELUX meets NRW

Wednesday, 16. Oktober 2019 / 20:00 h / Filmpalast 4

In the late 80s 15-year-old Qodrat sells cinema tickets on the black market of Kabul, until the police takes him into an orphanage run by the Sowjets. In order to keep his head above water in this ...


YOUNG AHMED

JEAN-PIERRE DARDENNE, LUC DARDENNE | Feature Film | B, F 2019 | 84' | BENELUX meets NRW

Monday, 14. Oktober 2019 / 20:00 h / Filmforum NRW

Ahmed is not your usual suspect: The 13-year-old with the curly hair looks more like a Harry Potter fan than a dangerous Islamic fundamentalist. But when Ahmed tries to murder his teacher, the state ...