OPEN AIR KINO ODONIEN

An Open Air Cinema between huge steel sculptures: This year, the Film Festival Cologne will once again show a selection of the highlights of the last festival year on the Odonien grounds. Experience great world cinema, critics’ favourites and future cult films in Cologne’s most spectacular beer garden.


Past films:


LETO

Kirill Serebrennikow

Feature Film | R, F 2018 | 126’ | Russian, English with German subs

A three-way romance between a young woman and two rock musicians turns into a stirring music film about life in the Soviet Union just a couple of years before the fall of the Iron Curtain. Russian ...

Wed | 28. Aug | 21:00 h

ODONIEN


DAS SCHÖNSTE PAAR

Sven Taddicken

Feature Film | D, F 2018 | 97' | German OV

Malte has to watch helplessly when his partner Liv becomes the victims of a heinous sexual assault in their holiday home on Mallorca. Two years later they believe the trauma to be overcome – when ...

Thu | 22. Aug | 21:00 h

ODONIEN


BIRDS OF PASSAGE

PÁJAROS DE VERANO | Cristina Gallego, Ciro Guerra

Feature Film | COL, MEX, DK, F 2018 | 125’ | Wayuu, Spanish, English with German subs

Today Pablo Escobar is as famous as a rock star. But how did it come to pass that Colombia became the center of the international drug trade? Cristina Gallego and Ciro Guerra take us back into the ...

Wed | 21. Aug | 21:00 h

ODONIEN


GIRL

Lukas Dhont

Feature Film | B, NL 2018 | 105’ | French, Flemish, English with German subs

When a young Flemish filmmaker wins four awards in Cannes for his feature debut, then something special has happened. And it’s not even about the superficial story about a 15-year-old transgender ...

Tue | 20. Aug | 21:00 h

ODONIEN


LAS HEREDERAS

Marcelo Martinessi

Feature Film | PAR, D, BRA, URU, N, F 2018 | 95’ | Spanish, Guarani with German subs

The silent Chela and the outgoing Chiquita have been a couple for a long time. They get by financially by selling the furniture they inherited one by one. When Chiquita has to go to prison for her ...

Thu | 15. Aug | 21:00 h

ODONIEN


HIGH LIFE

Claire Denis

Feature Film | D, F, GB, PL, USA 2018 | 110’ | English with German subs

Beyond our solar system. A man and his daughter live on a space ship, completely on their own. Their destination: a black hole. They are the survivors of an experiment on convicted criminals gone ...

Wed | 14. Aug | 21:00 h

ODONIEN


IN MY ROOM

Ulrich Köhler

Feature Film | D, I 2018 | 119’ | German OV

Armin is around 40 and deeply stuck in a mid-life-crisis: He works his job as a cameraman without much care or passion, while at night he tries to get women half his age from a disco into his shabby ...

Tue | 13. Aug | 21:00 h

ODONIEN


DIAMANTINO

Gabriel Abrantes, Daniel Schmidt

Feature Film | P, F, BRA 2018 | 92’ | Portuguese with German subs

To try to describe DIAMANTINO in few words might be futile. Maybe like this: If John Waters, Pedro Almodóvar and Miguel Gomez would do LSD together and then produce a comedy about the current ...

Thu | 08. Aug | 21:00 h

ODONIEN


DOGMAN

Matteo Garrone

Feature Film | I, F 2018 | 102’ | Italian, French with German subs

With friends like these, who needs enemies? Every day Marcello tames the most aggressive dogs, but there’s no controlling his friend Simone. The owner of a dog salon is constantly being humiliated, ...

Tue | 06. Aug | 21:00 h

ODONIEN


COLD WAR

ZIMNA WOJNA | Paweł Pawlikowski

Feature Film | PL, GB, F 2018 | 89’ | OV with German subs

Love in the times of the Cold War: Just as in Oscar and European Film Award winning drama IDA (2013) Pawel Pawlikowski delves at first into Poland’s past with stylish black and white images. It’s ...

Wed | 24. Jul | 21:00 h

ODONIEN