Film still: La Madre Buena
Thu 11.01. 20:00 / HAU Hebbel am Ufer
Festival Opening, Film Screening & Concert
Animation / Drama / Comedy / Documentary
| Delete Beach (Animation), R.: Phil Collins, 7:00 Min.|
Set in the near future the manga-style animation Delete Beach is a futuristic tale of a schoolgirl who joins an anti-capitalist resistance group – realized by artist Phil Collins, musician Mica Levi (Micachu the Shapes) and the animation legends Studio4°C (Mind Game) and co-produced by HAU Hebbel am Ufer.
| Diagnosis (Drama/Comedy), R.: Eva Riley, 18:00 Min.|
A seemingly conventional young woman's anxieties reveal themselves through her secretive evening job. "Diagnosis" is the new film by Eva Riley, whose film "Patriot" was nominated for Best Short Film at British Shorts 2016.
|La Madre Buena (Comedy/Drama), R.: Sarah Clift, 6:00 Min.|
A Mexican mother, with her only child's birthday looming, embarks upon an epic journey across land and through her politics, to find the right piñata for her son. A multi award-winning comedy!
|Men Talk About Mother (Animation/Documentary), R.: Bunny Schendler, 8:00 Min.|
How much of our mother can we really know? This animated documentary by BAFTA-nominated director Bunny Schendler explores the memories of three sons.
| Unseen (Drama), R.: Katie Mitchell, 18:22 Min.|
A cleaner in a brand new apartment block interrupts a violent argument between a young couple and tries to find out more about their conflict. German premiere of the new film from international theatre star Katie Mitchell, who is known in Berlin for her works at Schaubühne. Produced by Warp Films.
|The Silent Man (Comedy/Drama), R.: Charlotte Colbert, 15:00 Min.|
A young woman attempts to re-capture the magic of a doomed relationship – by ordering a life-size doll, in his exact image. With Sophie Kennedy Clark and British top comedian Simon Amstell (Never Mind the Buzzcocks).
| Fish Story (Documentary/Comedy), R.: Charlie Lyne, 13:00 Min.|
Is it true or is it fake? In his fifth short documentary The Guardian film critic Charlie Lyne is searching for the truth behind a fishy tale.