Berlinale 2017Films and events from northern Germany


Berlinale 2017Films and events from northern Germany

18 funded films are on the programme of the 67. Berlin International Film Festival from 9. to 19.2.2017. FFHSH is on location at the European Film Market and presents various events.

FFHSH funded films on the programme

At this year's Berlinale, Filmförderung Hamburg Schleswig-Holstein is represented with ten productions on the official program:

The Wound by John Trengrove is opening the section »Panorama«, in which is also shown My Wonderful West-Berlin by Jochen Hick. Two animated films have been selected for this year’s »Generation Kplus«: Rabbit School - Guardians of the Golden Egg by Ute Münchow-Pohl and Richard the Stork byToby Genkel.

As »Berlinale Special« the films Bye Bye Germany by Sam Garbarski and - on the occassion of the death of director Werner Nekes - Werner Nekes - Das Leben zwischen den Bildern by Ulrike Pfeiffer can be seen. Final Stage by Nicolaas Schmidt and We were Kings by Christian von Brockhausen and Timo Großpietsch are part of  »Perspektive Deutsches Kino« and the »Forum« section includes From a Year of Non-Events by Ann Carolin Renninger and René Frölke.

Hamburg based director Monika Treut is going to be awarded with the Special Teddy Award. Her second film Virgin Machine from 1988 is therefore put on the big screen again.


The Wound (John Trengove)
09.02., 9 pm, CinemaxX 7
09.02., 9.15 pm, CinemaxX 5
09.02., 9.30 pm, CinemaxX 4
10.02., 10.45 pm, CineStar 3
19.02., 8.15 pm, Cubix 7 & 8 

Bye Bye Germany (Sam Gabarski)
10.02., 9 pm, Friedrichstattpalast
11.02., 9.30 pm, Haus der Berliner Festspiele 

My Wonderful West-Berlin (Jochen Hick, Ursula Scheid)
11.02., 5 pm, International
12.02., 12 pm, CineStar 7
13.02., 2.30 pm, Colosseum 1
18.02., 10.30 pm, CineStar 7

From a Year of Non-Events (Ann Carolin Renninger & René Frölke)
11.02., 5.30 pm, Kino Arsenal
14.02., 2 pm, Akademie der Künste
16.02., 7.30 pm, CinemaxX 4
18.02., 4.30 pm, Delphie Filmpalast

Rabbit School - Guardians of the Golden Egg (Ute von Münchow-Pohl)
11.02., 10 am, Haus der Kulturen der Welt
13.02., 9.30 am, Filmtheater am Friedrichshain
17.02., 10 am, Haus der Kulturen der Welt 

We were Kings (Christian von Brockhausen, Timo Großpietsch)
11.02., 11 pm, CinemaxX 1
17.02., 11 pm, CinemaxX 1

Richard the Stork (Toby Genkel, Reza Memari)
12.02., 12.30 pm, Zoo Palast
13.02., 12.30 pm, Filmtheater am Friedrichshain
19.02., 13.00 pm, Haus der Kulturen der Welt 

Virgin Machine (Monika Treut)
15.02., 10 pm, Zoo Palast 2

Werner Nekes – Das Leben zwischen den Bildern (Ulrike Pfeiffer)
16.02., 11 am, CinemaxX 5

Final Stage (Nicolaas Schmidt)
17.02., 4.30 pm, CinemaxX 3
18.02., 12 pm, Colosseum 1


The market series »LOLA@Berlinale« includes eight funded films that are pre-selected for the 2017 Deutscher Filmpreis: Original Bliss by Sven Taddicken, Goodbye Berlin by Fatih Akin, Fog in August by Kai Wessel, Robbi and Toby's fantastic Voyager by Wolfgang Groos, Bibi & Tina – Perfect Pandemonium by Detlev Buck, Toni Erdmann by Maren Ade, Mullewapp – A Pig's Tale by Tony Loeser and Theresa Strozyk and Rico, Oskar and the Mysterious Stone by Neele Leana Vollmar.


Green Film Shooting: Sustainability Reloaded
11.02.2016, Vertretung der Freien und Hansestadt Hamburg in Berlin
A panel about sustainable film shooting. The discussion is presented by film journalist Birgit Heidsiek, the new edition of whose Green Film Shooting magazine is being published in cooperation with FFHSH at the Berlinale.

11.02.2016, Catwalk Bar, Berlin Marriott Hotel, Berlin.
A meeting with European and international producers serves the exchange of information and the deepening of existing contacts. Admittance with personal invitation only.

Hamburg Film Brunch
12.2.2016, Vertretung der Freien und Hansestadt Hamburg in Berlin.
The first Berlinale Sunday features a reception by the Senate of the Free and Hanseatic City of Hamburg and Filmförderung Hamburg Schleswig-Holstein. Admittance with personal invitation only.

Schleswig-Holstein Reception
14.2.2016, Vertretung des Landes Schleswig-Holstein beim Bund.
The Land of Schleswig-Holstein, Filmwerkstatt Kiel and Nordic Film Days Lübeck are also hosting a Berlinale reception. Admittance with personal invitation only.


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