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The actor will attend the film screening on Thursday 11 May 2017 in the Goethehaus.
Carte Blanche

Based on the true story of a high school teacher (Kacper) who is losing his eyesight. Due to a genetic disorder, chances are high that he’s facing permanent blindness. Initially heartbroken, he decides to hide his eye problem, fearing he might lose his dream job and to help his students prepare for the final exams…. Read more »

Poland Poland / 2015 / 106 Min / 17+
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Schone handen
Clean Hands

Eddie and Sylvia live a good life in Amsterdam. They have two children, a lavish home and enough money to buy anything they want. There’s only one problem: their lifestyle is financed by Eddie’s drug empire. When a brutal police raid shakes things up, Sylvia decides to flee with her children in an attempt to… Read more »

Netherlands Netherlands / 2015 / 108 Min / 17+
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Les Annees Claires
Clear Years

Frédéric Guillaume is constantly filming, it’s his way of getting a grip on life. When the love of his life, Claire, gets pregnant, he documents it. Frédéric tells his story as if he’s writing a diary. His candid observations are poetic and amusingly self-mocking. He also keeps on filming when things get difficult – especially… Read more »

Belgium Belgium / 2015 / 76 Min / 17+
Democracy: Im Rausch der Daten

Digitalization has changed society. Data has become the “new oil”, while data protection has become the new “pollution”. This documentary gives an inside into the lawmaking milieu on EU level. A story of how a group of politicians try to protect todays society against the impact of Big Data. For 2 years, the film followed… Read more »

Germany Germany / 2015 / 100 Min / 17+
Dennis Hopper: Uneasy Rider

Easy Rider legend Dennis Hopper: influential artist, filmmaker, musician and eccentric. Hopper’s exorbitant life offers a riveting narrative. Director Hermann Vaske knew him well and delivers an often hilarious portrait about a fascinating man, who harbored a troubled soul. Drug and alcohol abuse, along with an unpredictable personality, didn’t stop Hopper from reaching global acclaim…. Read more »

Germany Germany / 2016 / 89 Min / 17+
El Viaje - Ein Musikfilm Mit Rodrigo Gonzalez
El Viaje – A Road Trip Into Chiles Musical Heritage

A vibrant journey through Chile and its musical tradition, the “Nueva Cancion Chilena”. This protest music became the soundtrack of a generation which took to the streets to protest for their rights and greatly influenced musicians all over the world. One of those musicians is Rodrigo Gonzalez, who emigrated to Germany in 1974 in the… Read more »

Germany Germany / 2016 / 93 Min / 17+
DOCU
Elle

Michèle seems indestructible. Head of a leading video game company, she brings the same ruthless attitude to her love life as to business. Being attacked in her home by an unknown assailant changes Michèle’s life forever. When she resolutely tracks the man down, they are both drawn into a curious and thrilling game—a game that… Read more »

France France / 2016 / 130 Min / 17+
European Short Animation Program 2017

This program highlights recent European short animation films. It consists of 11 short films. It includes, among others, Nighthawk by Spela Cadez from Slovenia, winner  of the Grand Prix at the Holland Animation Film Festival 2017. This program is provided by The Holland Animation Film Festival (HAFF). HAFF is an international animation film festival that takes place each springtime in the heart of the Netherlands. – Program ini menyoroti film pendek animasi Eropa terbaru yang terdiri dari 11 judul. Di antaranya Nighthawk oleh Spela Cadez dari Slovenia, pemenang GrandPrix pada Holland Animation Film Festival 2017. Program ini dipersembahkan oleh Holland Animation Film Festival (HAFF) yaitu festival film animasi internasional yang diselnggarakan tiap musim semi di Belanda.   Golden Oldies, Daan Velsink, Joost Lieuwma, NL 2016/3:00 A gangly teenager tries to rock’n’roll with the prettiest girl on the dancefloor. Audience Award Dutch animation. Foreign Body, Marta Magnuska, PL 2016/7:00 A foreign body lives its own life.Grand Prix student film. Impossible Figures and Other Stories II, Marta Pajek,… Read more »

Netherlands Netherlands / 2017 / 92 Min / G
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Alles unter Kontrolle
Everything Under Control

Google, Facebook and Amazon provide us with around the clock access to the digital world. Surveillance cameras on the streets take care of our security. But who actually collects our fingerprints, iris scans, online shopping preferences, and social media postings? Who knows something/everything about us? Or don’t we care about our privacy anymore? In his… Read more »

Austria Austria / 2015 / 93 Min / 17+
Eye in the Sky

Colonel Katherine Powell is a UK-based military officer in command of a drone operation to capture terrorists in Kenya. She discovers the targets are planning a suicide bombing and the mission escalates from “capture” to “kill.” But the situation grows complicated when the American drone pilot sees that a nine-year old girl has entered the… Read more »

UK UK / 2015 / 102 Min / 17+
Fuocoammare
Fire at Sea

A deeply moving portrait of the Mediterranean island of Lampedusa. Situated 150 miles south of Sicily, Lampedusa has hit headlines as the first port of call for hundreds of thousands of African and Middle Eastern refugees hoping to make a new life in Europe. After months living on the island, Rosi portrays the history, culture… Read more »

Italy Italy / 2016 / 114 Min / 17+
Slava
Glory

Reclusive railway worker Tsanko Petrov finds bags with millions of cash on the tracks. He does the right thing and turns them in to the police. Julia Staikova, the head of PR at the Ministry of Transport, uses him as a diversion from a brewing corruption scandal by presenting him as a working-class hero. Unwillingly… Read more »

Bulgaria Bulgaria / 2016 / 101 Min / 17+
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Ich seh ich seh
Goodnight Mommy

After facial cosmetic surgery, a mother comes home to her modern lakeside house where she lives with her ten-year-old twins, Elias and Lukas. Her head is swathed in bandages, only her eyes and mouth are visible. The twins are unnerved with their mother’s appearance. They are further taken aback when she starts to ignore Lukas… Read more »

Austria Austria / 2014 / 99 Min / 17+
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Coup de chaud
Heat Wave

Life is difficult in a small, peaceful village in the South of France, due to a sweltering heat wave. Water grows scarce and the people grow wary. Everyone is under pressure, especially the farmers whose fields are not irrigated. The villagers are less and less tolerable towards a mentally handicapped young man, Joseph Bousou, The… Read more »

France France / 2015 / 102 Min / 17+
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Her er Harold
Here Is Harold

For over 40 years, Harold has been running a successful small furniture shop together with his wife, Marny. But when IKEA decides to open a new superstore right next door, Harold and Marny are unable to compete and lose both their shop and their home to the bank. In mounting anger and desperation, Harold wants… Read more »

Norway Norway / 2014 / 87 Min / 17+