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TUE, 26. MarchLichter FilmfestLichter Filmfest

18:00 h

© Hugh Hamilton, 2018

LICHTER Art Award // Award Ceremony & Opening

Section: LICHTER Art Award

direction: Endre Aalrust, Zanny Begg, Andrew de Freitas, Natasha A. Kelly, Lisa Kori

Video exhibition, D/NO/AUS/BR/CA/USA 2018

playtime: Loop min

The five finalists's works are on display in a curated exhibition from the 26th to the 31st of March 2019.

Tuesday, 26. March 2019, 18:00, Tor Art Space

19:00 h

Opening Ceremony + Opening Film Gräns (Border)

Section: International Program Nature

direction: Ali Abbasi

fantastische Horror-Romanze, DK/S 2018

playtime: 110 min

​Lights on! The big LICHTER opening ceremony in the Mousonturm with our opening film Gräns (Border) and the awarding of the Ehrembembel.

Tuesday, 26. March 2019, 19:00, Mousonturm

19:30 h

Yves’ Versprechen

Section: Regionaler Langfilmwettbewerb

direction: Melanie Gärtner

Documentary, D 2017

playtime: 78 min

What made Yves leave his friends and family behind? In the presence of the director Melanie Gärtner.

Tuesday, 26. March 2019, 19:30, Theater Willy Praml, Naxoshalle

WED, 27. MarchLichter FilmfestLichter Filmfest

15:00 h

LICHTER Art Award // Exhibition

Section: LICHTER Art Award

direction: Endre Aalrust, Zanny Begg, Andrew de Freitas, Natasha A. Kelly, Lisa Kori

Video exhibition, D/NO/AUS/BR/CA/USA 2018

playtime: Loop min

The five finalists's works are on display in a curated exhibition from the 26th to the 31st of March 2019.

Wednesday, 27. March 2019, 15:00, Tor Art Space

17:45 h

Memory Games

Section: Specials

direction: Janet Tobias, Claus Wehlisch

Animated Documentary, D/US/SW 2018

playtime: 85 min

However does one memorize a fifty-digit number combination when even remembering people´s names causes big enough problems?

Wednesday, 27. March 2019, 17:45, Mal Seh'n Kino

18:00 h

Why Are We Creative?

Section: Regionaler Langfilmwettbewerb

direction: Hermann Vaske

Documentary, D 2018

playtime: 82 min

A thirty-year long odyssey in search of answers to the existential question “Why are we creative?” In the course of his project, filmmaker Hermann Vaske traveled the world and spoke to countless artists. In the presence of the director Hermann Vaske.

Wednesday, 27. March 2019, 18:00, Theater Willy Praml, Naxoshalle

18:00 h

International Shorts

Section: International short movies

direction: Pablo Muñoz Gómez, C.J. „Fiery“ Obasy, Tommaso Perfetti, Leni Gruber

Short Films, BE/F/NIG/I/AT 2017-2018

playtime: 83 min

A lovely selection of short films from all over the globe.

Wednesday, 27. March 2019, 18:00, Kino des DFF - Deutsches Filminstitut & Filmmuseum

19:00 h

VR Storytelling Screening I

Section: VR Storytelling

direction: Astrid Schult, Jürgen Brügger, Jörg Haaßengier, Marc Zimmermann, Sngmoo Lee, Kuan Yuan Lai, Benoit Felici

VR , D/KOR/TWN/F 2018

playtime: 60 min

The five finalists of this year's VR Storytelling Award.

Wednesday, 27. March 2019, 19:00, Theater Willy Praml, Naxoshalle

20:00 h

A Land Imagined

Section: International Program Nature

direction: Yeo Siew Hua

Drama/Mystery, SIN/F/NL 2018

playtime: 96 min

The chinese immigrant worker Wang has gone mysteriously missing from one of the countless land reclamation sites. He seems to have disappeared from the face of the earth. Detective Lok is on the case.

Wednesday, 27. March 2019, 20:00, Theater Willy Praml, Naxoshalle

20:30 h

Fly Rocket Fly

Section: Extra Regional

direction: Oliver Schwehm

Documentary, D/BE 2018

playtime: 91 min

Involving impressive original images and accounts of participants, Fly Rocket Fly tells OTRAG's crazy story in the midst of the make-believe paradise of Central Africa. With following Film Talk.

Wednesday, 27. March 2019, 20:30, Kino des DFF - Deutsches Filminstitut & Filmmuseum

20:45 h

Free Solo

Section: International Program Nature

direction: Jimmy Chin, Elizabeth Chai Vasarhelyi

Documentary, USA 2018

playtime: 97 min

Free Solo shows Alex Honnold´s attempt of freeclimbing 1000-metres-high El Capitan in Yosemite National Park – as the first person ever.

Wednesday, 27. March 2019, 20:45, Harmonie Kinos

21:00 h

VR Storytelling Screening II

Section: VR Storytelling

direction: Astrid Schult, Jürgen Brügger, Jörg Haaßengier, Marc Zimmermann, Sngmoo Lee, Kuan Yuan Lai, Benoit Felici

VR , D/KOR/TWN/F 2018

playtime: 60 min

The five finalists of this year's VR Storytelling Award.

Wednesday, 27. March 2019, 21:00, Theater Willy Praml, Naxoshalle

22:00 h

Charlotte Simon. Polissons Et Galipettes

Section: Specials

direction: anonym, Kompilation: Michel Reilhac

Pornographic Compilation, F 2002

playtime: 75 min

​Michel Reilhacs compilation Polissons et Galipettes combines 12 erotic short films from anonymous directors ranging from 1905 to 1930.

Wednesday, 27. March 2019, 22:00, Theater Willy Praml, Naxoshalle

THU, 28. MarchLichter FilmfestLichter Filmfest

15:00 h

LICHTER Art Award // Exhibition

Section: LICHTER Art Award

direction: Endre Aalrust, Zanny Begg, Andrew de Freitas, Natasha A. Kelly, Lisa Kori

Video exhibition, D/NO/AUS/BR/CA/USA 2018

playtime: Loop min

The five finalists's works are on display in a curated exhibition from the 26th to the 31st of March 2019.

Thursday, 28. March 2019, 15:00, Tor Art Space

18:00 h

Barstow, California

Section: Regionaler Langfilmwettbewerb

direction: Rainer Komers

Documentary, D/USA 2018

playtime: 76 min

The third part of The American West trilogy by Rainer Komers is a compley portrait of the landscapes of Mojave Desert and the local life. In the presence of the director.

Thursday, 28. March 2019, 18:00, Kino des DFF - Deutsches Filminstitut & Filmmuseum

18:00 h

Von Bienen und Blumen

Section: International Program Nature

direction: Lola Randl

Documentary, D 2018

playtime: 96 min

Who does not long for some relaxing time out every now and then? Lola Randl presents a witty and ironic Mockumentary and a clever analysis of modern human beings in times of slowing down and being mindful. With following Film Talk.

Thursday, 28. March 2019, 18:00, Theater Willy Praml, Naxoshalle

19:00 h

VR Storytelling Screening III

Section: VR Storytelling

direction: Astrid Schult, Jürgen Brügger, Jörg Haaßengier, Marc Zimmermann, Sngmoo Lee, Kuan Yuan Lai, Benoit Felici

VR , D/KOR/TWN/F 2018

playtime: 60 min

The five finalists of this year's VR Storytelling Award.

Thursday, 28. March 2019, 19:00, Theater Willy Praml, Naxoshalle

19:00 h

Oray

Section: The new German cinema

direction: Mehmet Akif Büyükatalay

Feature film, D 2019

playtime: 100 min

His conflict of beliefs drives Oray to desperation: will he let the rest of his life be decided by the Quran or will he follow the love of his life? In the presence of the director and the producer.

Thursday, 28. March 2019, 19:00, Pupille

19:00 h

Captain Fantastic

Section: Specials

direction: Matt Ross

Feature film, USA 2016

playtime: 119 min

The film is poignant, irritating, and liberatingly beautiful – and does without obscenities, kitsch, cliché, and coca cola!

Thursday, 28. March 2019, 19:00, Parkside Studios

20:00 h

The Watson's Hotel

Section: Regionaler Langfilmwettbewerb

direction: Ragunath Vasudevan, Nathaniel Knop, Peter Rippl

Documentary, D 2019

playtime: 76 min

Alongside many inhabitants of the now dilapidated building, three Frankfurt filmmakers trace back the history of this place, which combines the history of film and colonial history like no other. In the presence of the directors.

Thursday, 28. March 2019, 20:00, Mal Seh'n Kino

20:30 h

Aquarela

Section: International Program Nature

direction: Viktor Kossakovsky

Documentary, GB/D/DK/US 2018

playtime: 83 min

Water is the source and basis of all life on earth. Director Viktor Kossakovsky's breathtaking pictures show – using 96 frames per second – the overwhelming power this force of nature is capable of.

Thursday, 28. March 2019, 20:30, Kino des DFF - Deutsches Filminstitut & Filmmuseum

20:30 h

Fausto

Section: International Program Nature

direction: Andrea Bussmann

Experimental film, CDN/MX 2018

playtime: 70 min

In her experimental film, Andrea Bussmann tries to reconstruct the image of pre-colonial times, in which country and capital were not yet synonymous. In the presence of members of the mexican consulate.

Thursday, 28. March 2019, 20:30, Theater Willy Praml, Naxoshalle

20:45 h

Lysis

Section: Regionaler Langfilmwettbewerb

direction: Rick Ostermann

Drama, D 2018

playtime: 92 min

Lysis is an experiment – no film camera, no classic screenplay, but only three GoPro cameras and two actors.

Thursday, 28. March 2019, 20:45, Harmonie Kinos

21:00 h

Regional Shorts I (2019)

Section: Competition Regional Programme

direction: Gunter Deller, Holger Enck, Niels Walter, Florian Maubach, Leonard Mink, Matthias Kreter, Matthias Lawetzky​, Jannik Gensler, Lukas von Berg

Short Films, D/USA 2017-2019

playtime: 90 min

The best Hessian short films compete for the legendary LICHTER Bembel.

Thursday, 28. March 2019, 21:00, Pupille

21:00 h

VR Storytelling Screening IV

Section: VR Storytelling

direction: Astrid Schult, Jürgen Brügger, Jörg Haaßengier, Marc Zimmermann, Sngmoo Lee, Kuan Yuan Lai, Benoit Felici

VR, D/KOR/TWN/F 2018

playtime: 60 min

The five finalists of this year's VR Storytelling Award.

Thursday, 28. March 2019, 21:00, Theater Willy Praml, Naxoshalle

21:30 h

Belve Feroci (Wild Beasts)

Section: International Program Nature

direction: Franco Prosperi

Horror, I 1984

playtime: 86 min

*free admission* - Belve Feroci is a wild mixture: Italian horror film, radical ecological thriller and a glimpse of Germany in the 80s. A real rarity.

Thursday, 28. March 2019, 21:30, Tor Art Space

22:00 h

Khrustal (Crystal Swan)

Section: Regionaler Langfilmwettbewerb

direction: Darya Zhuk

Drama, BRS/US/D/R 2018

playtime: 95 min

Velya dreams of traveling to the USA, seeing Chicago – the birthplace of House music. But the authorities are putting a spoke in her wheel.

Thursday, 28. March 2019, 22:00, Theater Willy Praml, Naxoshalle

22:00 h

Tarde Para Morir Joven (Too Late To Die Young)

Section: International Program Nature

direction: Dominga Sotomayor

Coming-of-Age, ARG/ BRA/ CHI/ NL/ Q 2018

playtime: 110 min

Through sun-soaked pictures we follow Sofia and Lucas, who face the joys and disappointments of growing up. In the presence of members of the chilean consulate.

Thursday, 28. March 2019, 22:00, Mal Seh'n Kino

22:30 h

Sunrise - Silent movie including live scoring of Benedikt Kuhn

Section: Debates and Lectures

direction: F.W. Murnau

silent movie, D/USA 1927

playtime: 95 min

Screening of F.W. Murnau's silent movie Sunrise including live scoring of Benedikt Kuhn with jazz/ swing, classic and electronic music.

Thursday, 28. March 2019, 22:30, Kino des DFF - Deutsches Filminstitut & Filmmuseum

FRI, 29. MarchLichter FilmfestLichter Filmfest

11:00 h

Lucky Shots: Producing Films with a Micro Budget

Section: Specials

playtime: 240 min

​Even a small budget can pave the way to cinema for creative filmmakers. Application under events@hessenfilm.de

Friday, 29. March 2019, 11:00, Kino des DFF - Deutsches Filminstitut & Filmmuseum

15:00 h

LICHTER Art Award // Exhibition

Section: LICHTER Art Award

direction: Endre Aalrust, Zanny Begg, Andrew de Freitas, Natasha A. Kelly, Lisa Kori

Video exhibition, D/NO/AUS/BR/CA/USA 2018

playtime: Loop min

The five finalists's works are on display in a curated exhibition from the 26th to the 31st of March 2019.

Friday, 29. March 2019, 15:00, Tor Art Space

18:00 h

Guided Tour - Nature Theme

Section: Debates and Lectures

playtime: 60 min

Guided tour through the permanent exhibition of DFF – Deutsches Filminstitut & Filmmuseum

Friday, 29. March 2019, 18:00, Kino des DFF - Deutsches Filminstitut & Filmmuseum

18:00 h

Atlas

Section: Regionaler Langfilmwettbewerb

direction: David Nawrath

Drama, D 2018

playtime: 100 min

A story of father and son that solidifies into an exciting thriller in the wake of gentrification and criminal property schemes. Following Film Talk.

Friday, 29. March 2019, 18:00, Harmonie Kinos

18:00 h

Facing the Dragon

Section: Extra Regional

direction: Sedika Mojadidi

Documentary, AFG/US 2018

playtime: 80 min

In Facing the Dragon, Sedika Mojadidi introduces two women demanding their place in a religious, patriarchal society while accepting the dangerous consequences. With following Film Talk.

Friday, 29. March 2019, 18:00, Kino des DFF - Deutsches Filminstitut & Filmmuseum

18:00 h

Das melancholische Mädchen

Section: The new German cinema

direction: Susanne Heinrich

Comedy, D 2019

playtime: 80 min

Formally unique and original, highly political and incredibly funny. Brechtian alienation through a postmodern, wildly colourful lens.

Friday, 29. March 2019, 18:00, Theater Willy Praml, Naxoshalle

19:00 h

Why Are We Creative?

Section: Regionaler Langfilmwettbewerb

direction: Hermann Vaske

A thirty-year long odyssey in search of answers to the existential question “Why are we creative?” In the course of his project, filmmaker Hermann Vaske traveled the world and spoke to countless artists. In the presence of the director Hermann Vaske.

Friday, 29. March 2019, 19:00, Pupille

19:00 h

VR Storytelling Screening V

Section: VR Storytelling

direction: Astrid Schult, Jürgen Brügger, Jörg Haaßengier, Marc Zimmermann, Sngmoo Lee, Kuan Yuan Lai, Benoit Felici

VR, D/KOR/TWN/F 2018

playtime: 60 min

The five finalists of this year's VR Storytelling Award.

Friday, 29. March 2019, 19:00, Theater Willy Praml, Naxoshalle

19:30 h

Crew Call

Section: Specials

Get together of guests from film, television, music, theatre, gaming and media.

Friday, 29. March 2019, 19:30, Tor Art Space

20:00 h

Weitermachen Sanssouci

Section: The new German cinema

direction: Max Linz

Feature film, D 2019

playtime: 80 min

Is an academic career still viable these days? To answer this question, the director Max Linz from Frankfurt has made the film for decision making. Subversive, absurdly comic, cryptic.

Friday, 29. March 2019, 20:00, Theater Willy Praml, Naxoshalle

20:00 h

Earth (Erde)

Section: International Program Nature

direction: Nikolaus Geyrhalter

Documentary, A 2019

playtime: 115 min

Nikolas Geyrhalter built a memorial to large construction sites.

Friday, 29. March 2019, 20:00, Mal Seh'n Kino

20:15 h

Wintermärchen // Short film: Stiller Löwe

Section: The new German cinema

direction: Jan Bonny

Feature film, D 2018

playtime: 125 min

Jan Bonny´s drama Wintermärchen is explicitly political. The harsh and drastic camera shots show right-wing violence, dysfunctional sexuality, and social abysses. IN THE PRESENCE OF THE DIRECTOR

Friday, 29. March 2019, 20:15, Kino des DFF - Deutsches Filminstitut & Filmmuseum

21:00 h

Regional Shorts II (2019)

Section: Regionaler Kurzfilmwettbewerb

direction: Nikita Diakur, Jannik Gensler, Jan Riesenbeck, Dennis Stein-Schomburg​​​, Daniel Hartlaub, Nele Dehnenkamp, Sekander Sharifi​, Christoph Oliver Strunck, Vincent Ercolani, Julius Schulze Farwick, Nicolas Dues, Merlin Flügel, Filip Dippel

Short Films, D 2017-2019

playtime: 93 min

The best Hessian short films compete for the legendary LICHTER Bembel.

Friday, 29. March 2019, 21:00, Pupille

21:00 h

VR Storytelling Screening VI

Section: VR Storytelling

direction: Astrid Schult, Jürgen Brügger, Jörg Haaßengier, Marc Zimmermann, Sngmoo Lee, Kuan Yuan Lai, Benoit Felici

VR, D/KOR/TWN/F 2018

playtime: 60 min

The five finalists of this year's VR Storytelling Award.

Friday, 29. March 2019, 21:00, Theater Willy Praml, Naxoshalle

22:00 h

High Life

Section: International Program Nature

direction: Claire Denis

Science Fiction, D/UK/PO/US 2018

playtime: 110 min

Claire Denis' film High Life does neither fit into traditional standards of the genre, nor does it follow the tradition of experimental cinematic language like Tarkowski. In between, the light is more glaring and colours are brighter.

Friday, 29. March 2019, 22:00, Theater Willy Praml, Naxoshalle

22:30 h

Kahlschlag

Section: The new German cinema

direction: Max Gleschinski

Feature film, D 2018

playtime: 97 min

Accompanied by gripping music and told through multiple timelines, Max Gleschinski manages a complex structure of human relationships and emotions one cannot separate from. In the presence of the director.

Friday, 29. March 2019, 22:30, Mal Seh'n Kino

SAT, 30. MarchLichter FilmfestLichter Filmfest

14:00 h

VR Storytelling Screening VII

Section: VR Storytelling

direction: Astrid Schult, Jürgen Brügger, Jörg Haaßengier, Marc Zimmermann, Sngmoo Lee, Kuan Yuan Lai, Benoit Felici

VR, D/KOR/TWN/F 2018

playtime: 60 min

The five finalists of this year's VR Storytelling Award.

Saturday, 30. March 2019, 14:00, Theater Willy Praml, Naxoshalle

14:00 h

LICHTER Art Award // Exhibition

Section: LICHTER Art Award

direction: Endre Aalrust, Zanny Begg, Andrew de Freitas, Natasha A. Kelly, Lisa Kori

Video exhibition, D/NO/AUS/BR/CA/USA 2018

playtime: Loop min

The five finalists's works are on display in a curated exhibition from the 26th to the 31st of March 2019.

Saturday, 30. March 2019, 14:00, Tor Art Space

14:30 h

Die sagenhaften Vier

Section: Regionaler Langfilmwettbewerb

direction: Wolfgang Lauenstein, Christoph Lauenstein

Animation/Comedy, D/BE 2018

playtime: 92 min

A charmingly realised story of courage, adventure and friendship. In the presence of the directors Wolfgang and Christoph Lauenstein.

Saturday, 30. March 2019, 14:30, Harmonie Kinos

15:00 h

In My Room

Section: Extra Regional

direction: Ulrich Köhler

Feature film, D/I 2018

playtime: 120 min

Marburg director Ulrich Köhler makes the dystopia of being the last survivor appear almost promising; being a hermit becomes a liberation. In the presence of the director.

Saturday, 30. March 2019, 15:00, Theater Willy Praml, Naxoshalle

16:00 h

Nuestro tiempo (Our Time)

Section: International Program Nature

direction: Carlos Reygadas

MEX, F, D, DK, SE 2018

playtime: 173 min

With Nuestro tiempo, Carlos Reygadas paints a breathtaking picture of a decaying social class, which took its own order for granted for a long time. In the presence of Eduardo Ruiz Mazón (Deputy consul of Mexico in Frankfurt)​

Saturday, 30. March 2019, 16:00, Kino des DFF - Deutsches Filminstitut & Filmmuseum

16:00 h

VR Storytelling Screening VIII

Section: VR Storytelling

direction: Astrid Schult, Jürgen Brügger, Jörg Haaßengier, Marc Zimmermann, Sngmoo Lee, Kuan Yuan Lai, Benoit Felici

VR, D/KOR/TWN/F 2018

playtime: 60 min

The five finalists of this year's VR Storytelling Award.

Saturday, 30. March 2019, 16:00, Theater Willy Praml, Naxoshalle

18:00 h

Die Kandidaten

Section: Regionaler Langfilmwettbewerb

direction: Michael Schwarz

Documentary, D 2019

playtime: 82 min

Election campaign for the Bundestag 2017: In Rhineland-Pfalz, where political explosiveness is usually close to non-existent, one can witness ambitious competition for the direct mandate. In the presence of the director Michael Schwarz.

Saturday, 30. March 2019, 18:00, Theater Willy Praml, Naxoshalle

19:00 h

VR Storytelling Screening IX

Section: VR Storytelling

direction: Astrid Schult, Jürgen Brügger, Jörg Haaßengier, Marc Zimmermann, Sngmoo Lee, Kuan Yuan Lai, Benoit Felici

VR, D/KOR/TWN/F 2018

playtime: 60 min

The five finalists of this year's VR Storytelling Award.

Saturday, 30. March 2019, 19:00, Theater Willy Praml, Naxoshalle

20:00 h

Memories of My Body

Section: International Program Nature

direction: Garin Nugroho

Biopic, IDN 2018

playtime: 105 min

Memories of My Body is a heart-gripping criticism on the unnatural separation of masculinity and femininity as well as a poetic call to love one’s own body.

Saturday, 30. March 2019, 20:00, Mal Seh'n Kino

20:00 h

Erased

Section: Extra Regional

direction: Miha Mazzini

Drama, SLO, KRO, SRB 2018

playtime: 86 min

Ana gives birth to her first child at the local hospital. But joy is soon followed by shock: she is untraceable in the digital records. A gripping race against time begins. In the presence of the producer Christoph Thoke.​

Saturday, 30. March 2019, 20:00, Kino des DFF - Deutsches Filminstitut & Filmmuseum

20:00 h

Cómprame un Revólver (Buy Me a Gun)

Section: International Program Nature

direction: Julio Hernández Cordón

Dystopian drama, MEX, COL 2018

playtime: 84 min

In a dystopian “Mad Max”-like version of Mexico, nine-year-old Huck is being hidden by her father. This is necessary as a Mafia organisation that rules ruthlessly in this apocalyptic spirit world is in the habit of hunting on women, of whom there aren ́t many left.

Saturday, 30. March 2019, 20:00, Theater Willy Praml, Naxoshalle

20:00 h

Bears in Films (Bär im Film)

Section: Debates and Lectures

short presentation,

playtime: 45 min

A short presentation accompanied by photographs, by and with Stefanie Plappert and a bear curator from Frankfurt Zoo.

Saturday, 30. March 2019, 20:00, Tor Art Space

21:00 h

VR Storytelling Screening X

Section: VR Storytelling

direction: Astrid Schult, Jürgen Brügger, Jörg Haaßengier, Marc Zimmermann, Sngmoo Lee, Kuan Yuan Lai, Benoit Felici

VR, D/KOR/TWN/F 2018

playtime: 60 min

The five finalists of this year's VR Storytelling Award.

Saturday, 30. March 2019, 21:00, Theater Willy Praml, Naxoshalle

22:00 h

Dreissig

Section: The new German cinema

direction: Simona Kostova

Feature film, D 2019

playtime: 114 min

Between hedonistic nights full of parties and the fear of being alone they ask themselves: how should, how can one live his/her live? In the presence of the director Simona Kostova.

Saturday, 30. March 2019, 22:00, Theater Willy Praml, Naxoshalle

22:00 h

International Shorts Nature

Section: International Program Nature

direction: Stephanie Lansaque, François Leroy​, Rati Tsiteladze​, Nazlı Dinçel​, Martina Scarpelli​, Michaël Soyez, Sylvia Schedelbauer, Alison Snowden, David Fine

Short Films, F/GEO/AR/USA/DK/D/CDN 2018-2019

playtime: 103 min

Short films about nature. A promise for big pictures, which will make us think.

Saturday, 30. March 2019, 22:00, Mal Seh'n Kino

22:30 h

Gräns (Border)

Section: International Program Nature

direction: Ali Abbasi

Feature film, DK/S 2018

playtime: 110 min

It´s hard to say what Border is exactly. Mystery, romance, crime? It must be something in between.

Saturday, 30. March 2019, 22:30, Kino des DFF - Deutsches Filminstitut & Filmmuseum

SUN, 31. MarchLichter FilmfestLichter Filmfest

12:00 h

Das 25. Jahr - Von der Poetisierung der Welt

Section: Specials

direction: Otmar Hitzelberger

Theatre-Film, D 2019

playtime: 90 min

Sunday, 31. March 2019, 12:00, Theater Willy Praml, Naxoshalle

13:15 h

Monowi Nebraska // Short film: Julius Meyer. November 1938

Section: Extra Regional

direction: Lilo Mangelsdorff

Documentary, D 2018

playtime: 80 min

With Monowi Nebraska Lilo Mangelsdorff paints the portrait of a remarkable woman, who, despite all circumstances, takes her life and her destiny in her own hands.

Sunday, 31. March 2019, 13:15, Mal Seh'n Kino

14:00 h

Der König von Augsburg // Short Film: Telefon-Trottoir

Section: Extra Regional

direction: Erik Hartmann

Documentary, D 2018

playtime: 44 min

Director Erik Hartmann paints the dignified portrait of a libertine, who abdicates material things while creating the world as he likes it. In the presence of the director.

Sunday, 31. March 2019, 14:00, Theater Willy Praml, Naxoshalle

14:00 h

VR Storytelling Screening XI

Section: VR Storytelling

direction: Astrid Schult, Jürgen Brügger, Jörg Haaßengier, Marc Zimmermann, Sngmoo Lee, Kuan Yuan Lai, Benoit Felici

VR, D/KOR/TWN/F 2018

playtime: 60 min

The five finalists of this year's VR Storytelling Award.

Sunday, 31. March 2019, 14:00, Theater Willy Praml, Naxoshalle

14:00 h

© Hugh Hamilton, 2018

LICHTER Art Award // Exhibition

Section: LICHTER Art Award

direction: Endre Aalrust, Zanny Begg, Andrew de Freitas, Natasha A. Kelly, Lisa Kori

Videoausstellung, D/NO/AUS/BR/CA/USA 2018

playtime: Loop min

The five finalists's works are on display in a curated exhibition from the 26th to the 31st of March 2019.

Sunday, 31. March 2019, 14:00, Tor Art Space

16:00 h

Teatro de guerra (Theatre of War)

Section: Regionaler Langfilmwettbewerb

direction: Lola Arias

Documentary, AR 2018

playtime: 82 min

35 years after the war on the Falkland islands, Argentinian and British veterans meet each in scripted situations – in a film studio, a public pool or at a table of tin soldiers. Following: Film-Talk with Anette Reschke and Matthias Pees. In the presence of the director Lola Arias.

Sunday, 31. March 2019, 16:00, Mousonturm

16:00 h

Anote's Ark

Section: International Program Nature

direction: Matthieu Rytz

Documentary, CDN 2018

playtime: 77 min

Everybody is talking about climate change. But what does it mean for those, who are actually and directly affected by it?

Sunday, 31. March 2019, 16:00, Theater Willy Praml, Naxoshalle

16:00 h

VR Storytelling Screening XII

Section: VR Storytelling

direction: Astrid Schult, Jürgen Brügger, Jörg Haaßengier, Marc Zimmermann, Sngmoo Lee, Kuan Yuan Lai, Benoit Felici

VR, D/KOR/TWN/F 2018

playtime: 60 min

The five finalists of this year's VR Storytelling Award.

Sunday, 31. March 2019, 16:00, Theater Willy Praml, Naxoshalle

18:00 h

Von Neonazis und Superhelden – die Kleinstadt Themar und der Rechtsrock

Section: Extra Regional

direction: Adrian Oeser

Documentary, D 2018

playtime: 56 min

Because the number of extreme right-wing concerts in Thuringia continues to grow, a protest movement has formed – led by a superhero. In the presence of the director.

Sunday, 31. March 2019, 18:00, Kino des DFF - Deutsches Filminstitut & Filmmuseum

19:00 h

Award ceremony + Closing film: Tarde Para Morir Joven (Too Late To Die Young)

Section: International Program Nature

direction: Dominga Sotomayor

Coming-of-Age, ARG/BRA/CHI/NL/Q 2018

playtime: 110 min

Chile in 1990: far-off the city, several artists, intellectuals and their families have retreated to a forest at the foothills of the Andes. In the presence of members of the chilean consulate.

Sunday, 31. March 2019, 19:00, Theater Willy Praml, Naxoshalle

20:00 h

Experimental Film Reel Nature

Section: Debates and Lectures

direction: George Kuchar; Margaret Tait; Marie Menken; Andrea Leuteneker; Helga Fanderl; Gregor Maria Schubert, Sylvie Hohlbaum; Sharon Sandusky

experimental, D/USA/GB 1912-2008

An experimental short film programme by the Kinothek Asta Nielsen in cooperation with the Mal Seh’n Kino.

Sunday, 31. March 2019, 20:00, Mal Seh'n Kino

20:30 h

Wiñaypacha (Eternity)

Section: International Program Nature

direction: Óscar Catacora

Drama, PE 2018

playtime: 87 min

Willka and Phasi live on a little farm that is located five thousand metres above the ocean and a day´s journey from the next town. Wiñaypacha is a highly emotional film and the impressive camera imaging importantly contributes to this.

Sunday, 31. March 2019, 20:30, Kino des DFF - Deutsches Filminstitut & Filmmuseum

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