The festival of new German Films coming from Berlin and Brandenburg is for the first time at the fsk.
April 10th – 17th (fsk: April 14th – 17th)
screening at the fsk:
18:30 Der Stein zum Leben R: Katinka Zeuner | 78 min.
In dialogue with the mourning, stonemason Michael Spengler translates life stories into stone. Step by step the tombstones take shape and create a new connection between the living and the dead.
21:00 Frau Stern R: Anatol Schuster | 78 min.
Mrs Stern is 90 years old, Jewish and survived the Nazis. Love, she learned, is a decision. Death as well. But again and again she is charmingly prevented from putting an end to her life.
18:30 Congo Calling R: Stephan Hilpert | 90 min.
Three Europeans at the crisis-torn eastern Congo, three personal insights into the collaboration between Europe and Africa. They want to help, but it’s more complicated than expected.
21:00 Dreissig R: Simona Kostova | 114 min. https://achtungberlin.de/wettbewerb/spielfilme/dreissig/
Six friends in their 30s are close to a mid life crisis. Together they are looking for a reward for all the things they have to endure in everyday life.
18:30 Barstow, California R: Rainer Komers | 76 min.
With a vivid voice, within the panorama of the Mojave Desert, Stanley »Spoon« Jackson reads from his autobiography. An encounter with average Americans and an exploration of Route 66.
21:00 Das Melancholische Mädchen R: Susanne Heinrich | 80 min.
In fifteen pastel-colored episodes, a melancholic girl wanders around town looking for a place to sleep. Instead of adapting, she starts considering her depression a political issue.
18:30 (M)other R: Antonia Hungerland | 87 min.
A young filmmaker raises the question: What makes a mother? The movie kaleidoscopically descends on a journey questioning the stereotype »mother« from a variety of voices and perspectives.
21:00 Lost Reactor R: Alexandra Westmeier | 77 min.
The surreal terrains around a retired nuclear power plant in the Crimea are the scenery for a somnambulistic story about hope, dreams and stamina at a place that has already given up on itself.