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A pocket-sized survival artist getting by on his own in the Kazakh steppe; a young Polish novice who learns that her parents were killed in the Holocaust; a confirmed bachelor who finds love by chance, only to see it slip out of his grasp – the ten feature films competing ...
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Wednesday | 09.04. |

Caligari

21:30
IDA

Paweł Pawlikowski

Poland, Denmark 2013

IDA

A convent in Poland in the early 1960s. The novice Anna is about to take her vows. At the insistence of the abbess the young woman sets out for the city to visit her only living relative, her deceased mother’s sister. Next to each other the... > more

Thursday | 10.04. |

Caligari

16:00
FATHER AND SON ON A JOURNEY

Marcel Łoziński

Poland 2013

FATHER AND SON ON A JOURNEY

In biographies I’m always the son of Marcel Łoziński (the son says). One day they’ll write that I was the father of Paweł Łoziński (the father replies). Father and son, both renowned filmmakers, are touring... > more

Kino DFM, Frankfurt

18:00
IDA

Paweł Pawlikowski

Poland, Denmark 2013

IDA

A convent in Poland in the early 1960s. The novice Anna is about to take her vows. At the insistence of the abbess the young woman sets out for the city to visit her only living relative, her deceased mother’s sister. Next to each other the... > more

Murnau Filmtheater

18:00
IDA

Paweł Pawlikowski

Poland, Denmark 2013

IDA

A convent in Poland in the early 1960s. The novice Anna is about to take her vows. At the insistence of the abbess the young woman sets out for the city to visit her only living relative, her deceased mother’s sister. Next to each other the... > more

Caligari

20:00
LITTLE BROTHER

Serik Aprymov

Kazahkstan 2013

LITTLE BROTHER

“Fetch your father!” – “He’s away on business.” – “Then fetch your brother!” – “He’s studying in the city.”—“And your mother?” – “She’s... > more

Caligari

22:00
UKRAINE_VOICES

Kristina Liulchenko, Andrei Litvinenko, Maksim Dondyuk, Jeanne Dovhych, Oksana Shornik, Slavik Bihun, Nadia Parfan, Maria Stoyanova, Anastasiya Khonyakina

Ukraine 2014

UKRAINE_VOICES

Things are happening so fast in Ukraine that it’s hard to keep up, all that can be said with certainty is that no historical event is conceivable without human agency. This omnibus documentary from the Indie Lab project initiated by Dmytro... > more

Festivalzentrum

22:00
Film Discussions
Film Discussions

IDA / IDA / IDA
OJCIEC I SYN W PODR”ZY / VATER UND SOHN MACHEN EINE REISE / FATHER AND SON ON A JOURNEY
BAUYR / KLEINER BRUDER / LITTLE BROTHER > more

Friday | 11.04. |

Alpha

16:00
FATHER AND SON ON A JOURNEY

Marcel Łoziński

Poland 2013

FATHER AND SON ON A JOURNEY

In biographies I’m always the son of Marcel Łoziński (the son says). One day they’ll write that I was the father of Paweł Łoziński (the father replies). Father and son, both renowned filmmakers, are touring... > more

Caligari

16:00
TEMPTATION

Viktar Dashuk

Belarus 2013

TEMPTATION

Artist versus man of state – the antagonism is as old as the ages. Except now we’re in Belarus, where many things are different, including the history of official policies relating to images. The head of state is Alexander Lukashenko,... > more

Alpha

18:00
LITTLE BROTHER

Serik Aprymov

Kazahkstan 2013

LITTLE BROTHER

“Fetch your father!” – “He’s away on business.” – “Then fetch your brother!” – “He’s studying in the city.”—“And your mother?” – “She’s... > more

Caligari

18:00
SEDUCE ME

Marko Šantić

Slovenia 2013

SEDUCE ME

After Luka’s mother gave him away he spent nine years in a children’s home. His father died in a car accident when he was small. He’s 19 now and expected to stand on his own feet. He moves into a tiny flat and finds work in an... > more

Kino DFM, Frankfurt

18:00
UKRAINE_VOICES

Kristina Liulchenko, Andrei Litvinenko, Maksim Dondyuk, Jeanne Dovhych, Oksana Shornik, Slavik Bihun, Nadia Parfan, Maria Stoyanova, Anastasiya Khonyakina

Ukraine 2014

UKRAINE_VOICES

Things are happening so fast in Ukraine that it’s hard to keep up, all that can be said with certainty is that no historical event is conceivable without human agency. This omnibus documentary from the Indie Lab project initiated by Dmytro... > more

Caligari

20:00
BLIND DATES

Levan Koguashvili

Georgia 2013

BLIND DATES

A rain-swept beach in November. Pebbles hastily lined into the shape of football goals, two bodies come together and find love. Sandro, aged 40, tells Manana he’s never felt so safe in somebody’s arms, and asks her to stay by his side.... > more

Kino DFM, Frankfurt

20:30
LITTLE BROTHER

Serik Aprymov

Kazahkstan 2013

LITTLE BROTHER

“Fetch your father!” – “He’s away on business.” – “Then fetch your brother!” – “He’s studying in the city.”—“And your mother?” – “She’s... > more

Festivalzentrum

22:00
Film Discussions
Film Discussions

ISKUSHENIE / VERSUCHUNG / TEMPTATION
ZAPELJI ME / VERFÜHRE MICH / SEDUCE ME
SHEMTKHVEVITI PAEMNEBI / BLIND DATES / BLIND DATES > more

Saturday | 12.04. |

Caligari

14:00
VALLEY OF SIGHS

Mihai Andrei Leaha, Andrei Crişan, Iulia Elena Hossu

Romania 2013

VALLEY OF SIGHS

Transnistria was still part of the Soviet Union when German and Romanian troops invaded in 1941. Along with many Jewish deportees, some 25,000 Roma were transported there from Romania. The prisoners were interred in appalling conditions, for the... > more

Caligari

15:30
JUDGMENT IN HUNGARY

Eszter Hajdú

Hungary, Germany 2013

JUDGMENT IN HUNGARY

In 2008 and 2009 several Roma villages in Hungary were attacked by far-right extremists. Six people died, among them a five-year-old child. The film documents the two-and-a-half-year trial of four suspects against whom a case was brought. Because... > more

Alpha

18:00
SEDUCE ME

Marko Šantić

Slovenia 2013

SEDUCE ME

After Luka’s mother gave him away he spent nine years in a children’s home. His father died in a car accident when he was small. He’s 19 now and expected to stand on his own feet. He moves into a tiny flat and finds work in an... > more

Caligari

18:00
WHEN EVENING FALLS ON BUCHAREST OR METABOLISM

Corneliu Porumboiu

Romania, France 2013

WHEN EVENING FALLS ON BUCHAREST OR METABOLISM

A blasť filmmaker, a young actress, an arduous shoot, a producer who is not amused: the plot of Porumboiu’s latest film is hardly new, the filmmaking process has been the subject of countless films. But the finely honed formal devices and... > more

Festivalzentrum

18:00
TEMPTATION

Viktar Dashuk

Belarus 2013

TEMPTATION

Artist versus man of state – the antagonism is as old as the ages. Except now we’re in Belarus, where many things are different, including the history of official policies relating to images. The head of state is Alexander Lukashenko,... > more

Kino DFM, Frankfurt

18:00
BLIND DATES

Levan Koguashvili

Georgia 2013

BLIND DATES

A rain-swept beach in November. Pebbles hastily lined into the shape of football goals, two bodies come together and find love. Sandro, aged 40, tells Manana he’s never felt so safe in somebody’s arms, and asks her to stay by his side.... > more

Alpha

20:00
BLIND DATES

Levan Koguashvili

Georgia 2013

BLIND DATES

A rain-swept beach in November. Pebbles hastily lined into the shape of football goals, two bodies come together and find love. Sandro, aged 40, tells Manana he’s never felt so safe in somebody’s arms, and asks her to stay by his side.... > more

Caligari

20:00
SHAME

Yusup Razykov

Russia 2013

SHAME

In her fashionable blue coat, Lena doesn’t fit into the forbidding grey world of a dilapidated military base in northern Russia. It’s the height of polar winter and the Kola Peninsula a snowy wasteland. Lena is the new wife of a... > more

Kino DFM, Frankfurt

20:30
SEDUCE ME

Marko Šantić

Slovenia 2013

SEDUCE ME

After Luka’s mother gave him away he spent nine years in a children’s home. His father died in a car accident when he was small. He’s 19 now and expected to stand on his own feet. He moves into a tiny flat and finds work in an... > more

Festivalzentrum

22:00
Film Discussions
Film Discussions

VALEA PLÂNGERII / TAL DER TRÄNEN / VALLEY OF SIGHS
JUDGMENT IN HUNGARY / URTEIL IN UNGARN / JUDGMENT IN HUNGARY
CÂND SE LASA SEARA PESTE BUCURETI SAU METABOLISM / WENN ES NACHT WIRD IN BUKAREST ODER METABOLISMUS / WHEN... > more

Sunday | 13.04. |

Alpha

14:00
WHEN EVENING FALLS ON BUCHAREST OR METABOLISM

Corneliu Porumboiu

Romania, France 2013

WHEN EVENING FALLS ON BUCHAREST OR METABOLISM

A blasť filmmaker, a young actress, an arduous shoot, a producer who is not amused: the plot of Porumboiu’s latest film is hardly new, the filmmaking process has been the subject of countless films. But the finely honed formal devices and... > more

Caligari

14:30
ZELIM'S CONFESSION

Natalia Mikhaylova

Germany 2013

ZELIM'S CONFESSION

“Actually, I want to forget these things,” says Zelim at the start of the film. But then the young man begins to talk. For a Chechen refugee in Ingushetia, waiting at a bus-stop proved to be a bad idea: he was spotted by a passing police... > more

Alpha

16:00
SHAME

Yusup Razykov

Russia 2013

SHAME

In her fashionable blue coat, Lena doesn’t fit into the forbidding grey world of a dilapidated military base in northern Russia. It’s the height of polar winter and the Kola Peninsula a snowy wasteland. Lena is the new wife of a... > more

Caligari

16:00
QUOD ERAT DEMONSTRANDUM

Andrei Gruzsniczki

Romania 2013

QUOD ERAT DEMONSTRANDUM

As the title suggests, the drama QUOD ERAT DEMOSTRANDUM displays a certain affinity with academia and advanced mathematics. As such, the film goes against the grain of the Romanian New Wave. The old-school patina, moreover, is deepened by the plain... > more

Festivalzentrum

16:00
JUDGMENT IN HUNGARY

Eszter Hajdú

Hungary, Germany 2013

JUDGMENT IN HUNGARY

In 2008 and 2009 several Roma villages in Hungary were attacked by far-right extremists. Six people died, among them a five-year-old child. The film documents the two-and-a-half-year trial of four suspects against whom a case was brought. Because... > more

Kino DFM, Frankfurt

18:00
SHAME

Yusup Razykov

Russia 2013

SHAME

In her fashionable blue coat, Lena doesn’t fit into the forbidding grey world of a dilapidated military base in northern Russia. It’s the height of polar winter and the Kola Peninsula a snowy wasteland. Lena is the new wife of a... > more

Festivalzentrum

18:30
VALLEY OF SIGHS

Mihai Andrei Leaha, Andrei Crişan, Iulia Elena Hossu

Romania 2013

VALLEY OF SIGHS

Transnistria was still part of the Soviet Union when German and Romanian troops invaded in 1941. Along with many Jewish deportees, some 25,000 Roma were transported there from Romania. The prisoners were interred in appalling conditions, for the... > more

Caligari

20:00
FREE RANGE - BALLAD ON APPROVING OF THE WORLD

Veiko Õunpuu

Estonia 2013

FREE RANGE - BALLAD ON APPROVING OF THE WORLD

Fred, a film critic, finds himself out of a job: the editor-in-chief was not impressed by his hatchet job, richly punctuated with expletives, on Terrence Malick’s TREE OF LIFE. Fred’s not overly worried: he needs time for his own... > more

Festivalzentrum

20:00
ZELIM'S CONFESSION

Natalia Mikhaylova

Germany 2013

ZELIM'S CONFESSION

“Actually, I want to forget these things,” says Zelim at the start of the film. But then the young man begins to talk. For a Chechen refugee in Ingushetia, waiting at a bus-stop proved to be a bad idea: he was spotted by a passing police... > more

Kino DFM, Frankfurt

20:30
WHEN EVENING FALLS ON BUCHAREST OR METABOLISM

Corneliu Porumboiu

Romania, France 2013

WHEN EVENING FALLS ON BUCHAREST OR METABOLISM

A blasť filmmaker, a young actress, an arduous shoot, a producer who is not amused: the plot of Porumboiu’s latest film is hardly new, the filmmaking process has been the subject of countless films. But the finely honed formal devices and... > more

Festivalzentrum

22:00
Film Discussions
Film Discussions

ZELIM’S CONFESSION / ZELIMS BEKENNTNIS / ZELIM’S CONFESSION
QUOD ERAT DEMONSTRANDUM / QUOD ERAT DEMONSTRANDUM / QUOD ERAT DEMONSTRANDUM
FREE RANGE – BALLAAD MAIILMA HEAKSIITMISEST / FREE RANGE – BALLADE VON DER... > more

Monday | 14.04. |

Alpha

14:00
QUOD ERAT DEMONSTRANDUM

Andrei Gruzsniczki

Romania 2013

QUOD ERAT DEMONSTRANDUM

As the title suggests, the drama QUOD ERAT DEMOSTRANDUM displays a certain affinity with academia and advanced mathematics. As such, the film goes against the grain of the Romanian New Wave. The old-school patina, moreover, is deepened by the plain... > more

Caligari

16:00
NEPAL FOREVER

Aliona Polunina

Russia 2013

NEPAL FOREVER

Global revolution is coming – sooner than we think if Sergey and his assistant get their way. The two men are members of a small party, based in St. Petersburg, that broke away from the old Communist Party. The new splinter party might be... > more

Caligari

18:00
FREE ENTRY – ONE DAY OF BETTY

Yvonne Kerékgyártó

Hungary 2014

FREE ENTRY – ONE DAY OF BETTY

Betty and her friend V have a major project: the open-air Sziget festival held every summer on ”budai, one of the Danube islands in Budapest. Instead of money the teenagers have a stash of grass waiting for a buyer. Food? Nothing wrong with the... > more

Kino DFM, Frankfurt

18:00
FREE RANGE - BALLAD ON APPROVING OF THE WORLD

Veiko Õunpuu

Estonia 2013

FREE RANGE - BALLAD ON APPROVING OF THE WORLD

Fred, a film critic, finds himself out of a job: the editor-in-chief was not impressed by his hatchet job, richly punctuated with expletives, on Terrence Malick’s TREE OF LIFE. Fred’s not overly worried: he needs time for his own... > more

Caligari

20:00
THE HOPE FACTORY

Natalia Meshchaninova

Russia 2014

THE HOPE FACTORY

A harsh Arctic wind blows in the industrial centre of Norilsk in the far north of Russia. The greyish air is chemically contaminated and the outlook anything but bright for the young generation. Local kids often take refuge in what’s left of... > more

Festivalzentrum

20:00
NEPAL FOREVER

Aliona Polunina

Russia 2013

NEPAL FOREVER

Global revolution is coming – sooner than we think if Sergey and his assistant get their way. The two men are members of a small party, based in St. Petersburg, that broke away from the old Communist Party. The new splinter party might be... > more

Kino DFM, Frankfurt

20:30
QUOD ERAT DEMONSTRANDUM

Andrei Gruzsniczki

Romania 2013

QUOD ERAT DEMONSTRANDUM

As the title suggests, the drama QUOD ERAT DEMOSTRANDUM displays a certain affinity with academia and advanced mathematics. As such, the film goes against the grain of the Romanian New Wave. The old-school patina, moreover, is deepened by the plain... > more

Tuesday | 15.04. |

Alpha

14:00
FREE RANGE - BALLAD ON APPROVING OF THE WORLD

Veiko Õunpuu

Estonia 2013

FREE RANGE - BALLAD ON APPROVING OF THE WORLD

Fred, a film critic, finds himself out of a job: the editor-in-chief was not impressed by his hatchet job, richly punctuated with expletives, on Terrence Malick’s TREE OF LIFE. Fred’s not overly worried: he needs time for his own... > more

Alpha

16:30
FREE ENTRY – ONE DAY OF BETTY

Yvonne Kerékgyártó

Hungary 2014

FREE ENTRY – ONE DAY OF BETTY

Betty and her friend V have a major project: the open-air Sziget festival held every summer on ”budai, one of the Danube islands in Budapest. Instead of money the teenagers have a stash of grass waiting for a buyer. Food? Nothing wrong with the... > more

Alpha

18:00
THE HOPE FACTORY

Natalia Meshchaninova

Russia 2014

THE HOPE FACTORY

A harsh Arctic wind blows in the industrial centre of Norilsk in the far north of Russia. The greyish air is chemically contaminated and the outlook anything but bright for the young generation. Local kids often take refuge in what’s left of... > more

Wednesday | 16.04. |

Kino DFM, Frankfurt

18:00
FREE ENTRY – ONE DAY OF BETTY

Yvonne Kerékgyártó

Hungary 2014

FREE ENTRY – ONE DAY OF BETTY

Betty and her friend V have a major project: the open-air Sziget festival held every summer on ”budai, one of the Danube islands in Budapest. Instead of money the teenagers have a stash of grass waiting for a buyer. Food? Nothing wrong with the... > more

Kino DFM, Frankfurt

20:30
THE HOPE FACTORY

Natalia Meshchaninova

Russia 2014

THE HOPE FACTORY

A harsh Arctic wind blows in the industrial centre of Norilsk in the far north of Russia. The greyish air is chemically contaminated and the outlook anything but bright for the young generation. Local kids often take refuge in what’s left of... > more

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