D.: Marius A. Markevičius, C.: Sophie Cookson, James Cosmo, Bel Powley
Lit / US 2018, 98 Min.
Ashes in the Snow shows the story of a budding artist and her family in the course of Stalins occupation of the Baltic and the deportation to Siberia. Based on the bestseller of the writer Ruta Sepetys, whose works have been published in 50 countries.
D.: Wes Anderson, C.: Bryan Cranston, Koyu Rankin, Edward Norton
US/DE 2018, 101 Min.
Wes Andersons animation film takes place on Trash Island, the garbage island of the imaginary Japanese city Megasaki. Here, the mayor has banished all the dogs of the city, who live there a miserable existence - until the 12-year-old Atari arrives in search of his dog Spot on the island.
D.: Jonah Hill, C.: Sunny Suljic, Katherine Waterston, Lucas Hedges
US 2018, 85 Min.
Follows Stevie, a thirteen-year-old in 1990s-era Los Angeles who spends his summer navigating between his troubled home life and a group of new friends that he meets at a Motor Avenue skate shop. : presented by Berliner Filmfestivals
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UK , 100 Min.
A fabulous Lichtspielklub Short Film Festival Outdoor Adventure: The British Shorts Summer Edition at our favourite outdoor cinema Freiluftkino Insel im Cassiopeia! "British Shorts" brings the most exciting, funniest, strangest and most thrilling short films from the home of dirty weather directly to sunny Berlin - drama, comedy, thriller, animation, experimentals, docs, horror, science fiction and music videos straight from the island! "British Shorts" presents a summer edition at Freiluftkino Insel im Cassiopeia featuring awarded short films, some of the festival team’s favourites and other highlights from the last edition of the festival.
D.: Nadine Labaki, C.: Zain Al Rafeea, Yordanos Shiferaw, Boluwatife Treasure Bankole
Leb/ FR / US 2019, 126 Min.
The journey of a clever, gutsy 12-year-old boy, Zain, who survives the dangers of the city streets by his wits. He flees his parents and to assert his rights, takes them to court suing them for the “crime” of giving him life.
D.: Fenton Bailey, Randy Barbato, C.: Nancy Rooney, Harry Mapplethorpe, George Stack
US/DE 2017, 105 Min.
Berlin Film Society presents Mapplethorpe: Exploring the controversial giant of late 20th century photography. Mapplethorpes vast, provocative, and powerful body of work has established him as one of the most important artists of the twentieth century.
D.: Wanuri Kahiu, C.: Samantha Mugatsia, Neville Misati, Nice Githinji
KEN, SFA, DE, NED, FR, NOR, LEB 2018, 83 Min.
"Good Kenyan girls become good Kenyan wives," but Kena and Ziki long for something more. When love blossoms between them, the two girls will be forced to choose between happiness and safety.
With german and english subtitles!
D.: Michael Oblowitz, C.: Nathan Fledger, Bruce Irons
US 2018, 84 Min.
HEAVY WATER follows big wave surfer Nathan Fletcher through the evolution of surfing and his relationship with big waves. Tracing his lineage back to his grandfather, one of the pioneers of Oahus North Shore, Fletcher and other fellow surf and skateboard legends share insights from the pursuit of their passion. A voyage through the eyes of the surfing community that delves deep into the mind-set of the board sports culture and its roots, culminating in a spectacular, never-before-performed stunt, which ones again raises the bar of what is possible.
Filmmakers can bring their short films and present them to the audience! And once a year Open Screening celebrates an outdoor-special at Freiluftkino Insel im Cassiopeia – plus: for the very first time it will include an award ceremony for the "Open Screening Film of the Year", supported by 25p cine support Berlin! Filmmakers can still qualify for a nomination by presenting their short film at the July edition of the Open Screening at Sputnik Kino.
D.: Panos Cosmatos, C.: Nicolas Cage, Andrea Riseborough, Linus Roache
US / BEL / UK 2018, 121 Min.
The enchanted lives of a couple in a secluded forest are brutally shattered by a nightmarish hippie cult and their demon-biker henchmen, propelling a man into a spiraling, surreal rampage of vengeance.
D.: Walter Ruttmann, C.: Bernard Etté
DE 1927, 65 Min.
In 1927, the Berlin public and critics were celebrating the documentary «Berlin - A Symphony of a Big City» by Walter Ruttmann, showing one day in Berlin at the end of the 20ies. The pictures, perspectives and cuts of the movie are put together in an amazingly condensed manner, reflecting the pulsing of the city at that time.
D.: Erik Schmitt, C.: Gwendolyn Göbel, Max Mauff, Max Befort
DE 2019, 99 Min.
Can Cleo turn back time? It seems that misfortune has been haunting her loved ones since she was born. A legendary treasure sounds like the solution to her problems, but Cleo will have to let go of the past.
D.: Klaus Maeck, Heiko Lange u.a., C.: Mark Reeder, Gudrun Gut, Blixa Bargeld, Die Ärzte, Nick Cave u.a.
D 2015, 95 Min.
Documentary about the wild music scene in West Berlin between 1979 and 1989.
Language: german, no subtitles. : presented by Berliner Filmfestivals
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D.: Sameh Zoabi, C.: Kais Nashif, Lubna Azabal, Yaniv Biton
LUX / BEL / ISR / FR 2018, 100 Min.
Salam, an inexperienced young Palestinian man, becomes a writer on a popular soap opera after a chance meeting with an Israeli soldier. His creative career is on the rise - until the ...
D.: Barbara Miller
D,It,F, CH 2018, 97 Min.
The movie #FEMALE PLEASURE embarks on a journey to discover the remaining obstacles that stand in the way of female sexuality in the 21st century.