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September 7-17, 2017

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Scandar Copti and Yaron Shan…
An original, powerful film in which an accidental murder and a murky drug deal spur uncontrolled violence in a Palestinian community in Jaffa. 
CastShahir Kabaha, Ibrahim Frege, Fouad Habash, …
LanguageArabic, Hebrew   CountryGermany
CWC$18

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Efraim Kishon
One of the best-loved Israeli comedies of its era, Big Dig is a dizzying 1969 farce in which an inspired madman brings Tel Aviv to a halt with a… 
CastBomba Tzur, Nissim Azikri, Shraga Friedman, …
LanguageHebrew | German   CountryGermany
CTC$PG

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Susanne Schneider
Thirty years after giving her daughter up for adoption to join the terrorist underground in Germany, Judith is tracked down by her now adult dau… 
CastKatharina Schüttler, Iris Berben, Jacques Fr…
LanguageGerman | French   CountryGermany
DISC$14A

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Gaspar Noé
Controversial filmmaker Gaspar Noé (Irreversible) is back with a mind-bending journey that transcends life and death as he follows the exploits … 
CastNathaniel Brown, Paz de la Huerta, Cyril Roy
LanguageEnglish, Japanese   CountryGermany
VAN$18

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Dima El-Horr
From Lebanon, this is a striking debut about three women on the road to visit their imprisoned men. Mixing real politics and stark absurdity, El… 
CastHiam Abbass, Manal Khader, Raia Haidar
LanguageArabic, French   CountryGermany
DISC$18

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Haim Tabakman
A gay love story set in the heart of an ultra-Orthodox Jewish community in Jerusalem, where the belief that love conquers all results in societa… 
CastZohar Strauss, Ran Danker,Tzahi Grad, Ravit …
LanguageHebrew, Yiddish   CountryGermany
CWC$18

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Adrian Biniez
Security guard Jara falls in love as he supervises staff through the closed-circuit cameras at a supermarket. First voyeur, then guardian angel,… 
CastHoracio Camandule, Leonor Svarcas
LanguageSpanish   CountryGermany
DISC$18

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Keren Yedaya
In this contemporary Romeo and Juliet story from Tel Aviv’s fabled sister city, a young Jewish woman and her Arab childhood sweetheart grow up s… 
CastDana Ivgy, Moni Moshonov, Ronit Elkabetz, Ma…
LanguageHebrew   CountryGermany
CTC$18

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Jessica Hausner
In order to escape her isolation, wheelchair-bound Christine makes a life-changing journey to Lourdes, the iconic site of pilgrimage in the Pyre… 
CastLéa Seydoux, Sylvie Testud, Bruno Todeschini…
LanguageGerman   CountryGermany
CWC$18

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Joachim Rønning, Espen Sandb…
The film is based on the true story of Norway’s most colourful resistance fighter Max Manus, and follows him from the outbreak of World War II u… 
CastJulia Bache-Wiig, Nicolai Cleve Broch, Ron D…
LanguageNorwegian, English, …   CountryGermany
GALA$$14A

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Asli Özge
The stories of three men working at the Bosphorus Bridge in Istanbul are told by the original characters, in this mosaic depicting real persons … 
CastCemile Ilker, Umut Ilker, Fikret Portakal, M…
LanguageTurkish, English, Ge…   CountryGermany
CWC$18

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Jaco Van Dormael
Jared Leto stars as Nemo, the world's oldest man. In 2092, humans have achieved immortality, thanks to advances in genetics and at the age of 12… 
CastJared Leto, Sarah Polley, Diane Kruger, Linh…
LanguageEnglish | French   CountryGermany
SP$18

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Werner Herzog
Inspired by true events, My Son, My Son, What Have Ye Done, is a story of ancient myth and modern madness. Brad Macallam, an aspiring actor perf… 
CastWillem Dafoe, Chloë Sevigny, Michael Peña, M…
LanguageEnglish   CountryGermany
SP$PG

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Mia Hansen-Løve
When a hard-working, independent film producer finds that personal and professional pressures are too much, something has to give – and it does.… 
CastLouis-Do de Lencquesaing, Chiara Caselli, Al…
LanguageFrench   CountryGermany
CWC$18

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Matthias Emcke
Marc (Til Schweiger) is a passionate cyclist and urban slacker who avoids work and responsibility. Marc’s life changes from one moment to the ne… 
CastTil Schweiger
LanguageGerman   CountryGermany
GALA$$PG

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Detlev Buck
This is an exceptional modern love story in which a young German falls in love with a Cambodian bar girl and stays by her side, even though she … 
CastDavid Kross, Apinya Sakuljaroensuk
LanguageGerman   CountryGermany
CWC$18

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Oliver Pietsch
German artist Oliver Pietsch explores the nature of dreams in cinema with a thematic sequence that is both elegiac and entertaining. From Nosfer… 
CastUnknown
LanguageUnknown   CountryGermany
FUTFreePG

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Xiaolu Guo
A rock-`n'-roll odyssey and hybrid of documentary, creative writing, visual poetry and cinema, She, A Chinese follows a young woman on a soul-se… 
CastLu Huang, Wei Yi Bo, Geoffrey Hutchings
LanguageMandarin | English…   CountryGermany
VAN$18

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Damjan Kozole
A young university student solicits sex clients through newspaper ads, involving her in a hellish adventure. 
CastNina Ivanisin, Peter Musevski, Primoz Pirnat…
LanguageSlovenian | English…   CountryGermany
CWC$18

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Fatih Akin
From the director of Head-on comes the story of a young restaurant owner Zinos is down on his luck. His girlfriend Nadine has moved to Shanghai,… 
CastMoritz Bleibtreu, Birol Ünel, Wotan Wilke Mö…
LanguageGerman   CountryGermany
SP$PG

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Nick Stringer
Canadian Premiere Join a logger heard turtle on an extraordinary journey through the fascinating underwater world and witness how changes in the… 
CastHannelore Elsner, Miranda Richardson
LanguageEnglish   CountryGermany
KIDYouthG

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Margarethe von Trotta
One of the major auteurs to emerge from the New German Cinema, Margarethe von Trotta returns to the Festival with Vision, a study of the remarka… 
CastBarbara Sukowa, Heino Ferch, Hannah Herzspru…
LanguageGerman   CountryGermany
MAST$18

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Klaus Lutz, Heinz Emigholz, …
George Méliès’ playful and eccentric spirit hovers throughout Wavelengths’s opening programme. Klaus Lutz’s Titan (USA), is a charming, artisan… 
CastVarious
LanguageVarious   CountryGermany
WL$18

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Tomonari Nishikawa, Nicky Ha…
In a time of tampered food and farming, an appreciation for nature and its untold mysteries is as strong as ever. Tomonari Nishikawa’s Lumphini… 
CastVarious
LanguageVarious   CountryGermany
WL$18

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Marina Gioti, Jean-Luc Godar…
Personal expressions of historical and collective memory confront spectres from the past throughout this programme. With The Secret School (Gre… 
CastVarious
LanguageVarious   CountryGermany
WL$18

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Ute Aurand, Friedl vom Gröll…
Wavelengths 2009 concludes on a ruminative note, with art and experience partaking in time’s inevitable passage. Ute Aurand’s Snowing Chestnut … 
CastVarious
LanguageVarious   CountryGermany
WL$18

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Michael Haneke
Michael Haneke won the Palme d'Or for best film at this year's Cannes Film Festival for his film set in Protestant Northern Germany on the eve o… 
CastUlrich Tukur, Susanne Lothar, Josef Bierbich…
LanguageGerman   CountryGermany
MAST$18

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Shirin Neshat, Shoja Azari
Shirin Neshat’s first feature-length film is based on a magic-realist novel written by Iranian author Sharnush Parsipur. The narrative interweav… 
CastNavíd Akhavan, Bijan Daneshmand, Shabnam Tol…
LanguagePersian   CountryGermany
SP$14A

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Yorgos Lanthimos
Shut off from the outside world by their over-protective parents, three siblings are raised in a manner that their mother and father deem approp… 
CastChristos Stergioglou, Michele Valley, Aggeli…
LanguageGreek   CountryGreece
CWC$18

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Marina Gioti, Jean-Luc Godar…
Personal expressions of historical and collective memory confront spectres from the past throughout this programme. With The Secret School (Gre… 
CastVarious
LanguageVarious   CountryGreece
WL$18