22.04. ‐ 27.04.2025


Jakob Lass

h2. SPECIAL SCREENING *_IN THE PRESENCE OF DIRECTOR JAKOB LASS_* Bourgeois woman meets unadjusted gangster: Vanilla lives in compliance with all rules, is always helpful and works for a security service. Tiger operates as a clever criminal without fear and respect. An explosive encounter with consequences. Tiger is fascinated by this girl, who is trying so hard to be accepted. She teaches her to bite back and Vanilla licks blood. Soon, together they roam the city dressed in security outfits. Shamelessly, the young women abuse the authority bestowed on them by their uniforms, to mold the public order according to their own rules: they steal bicycles, crush porcelain and laugh louder than the police would permit. Even wilder, more dangerous and brutal – in one word – more feminine, *_TIGER GIRL_* arrives after the great debut success of *_LOVE STEAKS_*. *JAKOB LASS* lets his actors and performers congenially improvise in a documentary environment. Experiment meets martial arts. There are no written dialogues and instead of a conventional screenplay, the so-called "skeleton script" forms the basic framework for the story. On the basis of the scene schedule, the filming takes place in a semi-documentary environment, in this case: the reality of induction training at a private security service. The *_FOGMA_* approach of the filmmaker trio *JAKOB LASS*, *INES SCHILLER* and *GOLO SCHULTZ* feeds fictional feature films through reality and turns film into a direct experience. _"Lass’ film is a kind of coming-of-age constantly changing direction, a film about the liberating discovery of young women's own strength, the casting off of the socially instilled nice behaviour and the inability (or unwillingness) to deal with it. With it, corporeality and violence play an important role. This is absolutely new in this drastic form, at least for the German film. Exciting. And often, barely endurable."_ – Christine Stöckel, taz _"To capture such energies, the cinematographer was invented once upon a time."_ – Süddeutsche Zeitung _"Quentin Tarantino meets Lars from Trier. An unpredictable movie experience."_ – Radio Fritz _"It is still early on in the year, however "Tiger Girl "will be among the coolest films of 2017."_ – Welt.de

1 April 2017

20:00 h,

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Direction Jakob Lass
Year D 2017
Duration 90 min
Language German OV
Production Ines Schiller, Golo Schultz
Cast Ella Rumpf, Maria Dragus, Enno Trebs, Orce Feldschau, SWISS, Benjamin Lutzke, Franz Rogowski, Ulrik Bruchholz, Lana Cooper, Robert Gwisdek
Script Jakob Lass, Ines Schiller, Hannah Schopf, Nico Woche, Eva-Maria Reimer
Editing Gesa Jäger, Adrienne Hudson

Presented by:

Future German Cinema