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Thu 13 August, 8.30 p.m.

For Sama (OmeU) präsentiert vom Human Rights Filmfestival Berlin with Guests

D.: Waad Al-Kateab, Edward Watts, C.: Waad Al-Kateab, Hamza Al-Khateab, Sama Al-Khateab
UK / Syria / USA 2019, 100 Min.

The film is a love letter from the young mother Waad al-Kateab to her daughter Sama. Over a period of five years, she tells of her life in rebellious Aleppo, where she falls in love, marries and gives birth to her child, while around her the devastating civil war causes ever greater destruction.

presented by Human Rights Filmfestival Berlin

Fri 14 August, 9 p.m.

BRITISH SHORTS Summer Edition (Repetition Screening from 7th August) SOLD OUT

UK 2019, 100 Min.

Another Screening Fr 14th 9.30 pm at at SPUTNIK CINEMA in Kreuzberg.

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Sun 16 August, 8.30 p.m.


D.: John Waters, C.: Devine, John Waters, Riki Lake, Sonny Bono,
USA 1988, 95 Min.

The choice is made. Harrscharf in the truest sense of the word has won the camp classic and John Waters commercially most successful film HAIRSPRAY before the music and break dance - hip hop classic BEAT STREET!

We simply show Beat Street at the end of the season anyway! But for today there is the comedy performance musical about teenager dreams in the 60ties HAIRSPRAY !

Mon 17 August, 8.30 p.m.

The Perfect Candidate (Farsi with german subtitles)

D.: Haifaa Al-Mansour, C.: Mila Al Zahrani, Dae Al Hilali, Nora Al Awad
SAU / GER 2020, 108 Min.

A determined young Saudi doctor´s surprise run for office in the local city elections sweeps up her family and community as they struggle to accept their town´s first female candidate.

Tue 18 August, 8.30 p.m.

Ocean Film Tour

120 Min.

The International OCEAN FILM TOUR brings the most inspiring ocean adventures, water sports action and environmental films of the year to the big screen.

Wed 19 August, 8.30 p.m.

Testbild - Open Screening

120 Min.

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.

Thu 20 August, 8.30 p.m.

Once Upon a Time... in Hollywood (OmU)

D.: Quentin Tarantino, C.: Leonardo DiCaprio, Brad Pitt, Margot Robbie
USA / UK / CN 2019, 160 Min.

A faded television actor and his stunt double strive to achieve fame and success in the final years of Hollywood´s Golden Age in 1969 Los Angeles.

Fri 21 August, 8.30 p.m.

Tronthaim:: Berlin - Die Sinfonie der Grossstadt (1927)

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.

Sun 23 August, 8.15 p.m.

Berlin-Alexanderplatz (OmeU) with Director and Q&A

D.: Burhan Qurbani, C.: Albrecht Schuch, Jella Haase, Joachim Król
DE / NED / FR / CA 2020, 183 Min.

With luck Francis survives a shipwreck in the Mediterranean, but his girlfriend Ida drowns. Traumatised, the young man from Guinea-Bissau finally ends up stranded in Berlin. Without papers, his prospects in Germany are poor. Francis wants to lead an honest, but also a dignified life.

Mon 24 August, 8.15 p.m.

Un Monde Plus Grand (OmU)

D.: Fabienne Berthaud, C.: Cécile de France, Narantsetseg Dash, Ludivine Sagnier
FR / BE 2019, 100 Min.

A larger world - this is what Corine discovers when she falls into a trance during a shamanic ritual in Mongolia.

Tue 25 August, 8.15 p.m.

The Gentleman (OmU)

D.: Guy Ritchie, C.: Matthew McConaughey, Charlie Hunnam, Michelle Dockery
GB / USA 2019, 113 Min.

In London Matthew McCo- naughey’s marijuana empire is under siege by rival gangs. So he shoots them ...

Thu 27 August, 8.15 p.m.

B-Movie: Lust Sound in West-Berlin 1979-1989 (OV engl.UT)

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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Sun 30 August, 8 p.m.

Ridley Scott: Alien (1979)

D.: Ridley Scott, C.: Sigourney Weaver, Tom Skerritt, John Hurt
UK / US 1979, 113 Min.

After a space merchant vessel receives an unknown transmission as a distress call, one of the crew is attacked by a mysterious life form and they soon realize that its life cycle has merely begun.

Mon 31 August, 8 p.m.

Les miserables (OmU)

D.: Ladj Ly, C.: Damien Bonnard, Alexis Manenti, Djebril Zonga
FR 2020, 103 Min.

A cop from the provinces moves to Paris to join the Anti-Crime Brigade of Montfermeil, discovering an underworld where the tensions between the different groups mark the rhythm.

Tue 1 Sept, 8 p.m.

Kokon (OmeU)

D.: Leonie Krippendorff, C.: Lena Urzendowsky, Jella Haase, Lena Klenke
D 2020, 95 Min.

A coming of age drama (with English subs) set in the heart of Berlin.

Wed 2 Sept, 8 p.m.

filmPOLSKA – The Night of Shorts (OmU)

The biggest festival of Polish cinema abroad, since 2006 with over 2000 film screenings in many cinemas in Berlin, with a short film programme for the festival finale.
All films will be shown with English subtitles. The subsequent discussions will be held in English.

The programme will be continued until mid of september.
The programme is subject to change.