|For Sama (with engl,. Subtitles) presented by Human Rights Filmfestival Berlin with Q&A|
|Thu 13 August, 8.30 p.m.|
FOR SAMA is both an intimate and epic journey into the female experience of war. A love letter from a young mother to her daughter, the film tells the story of Waad al-Kateab’s life through five years of the uprising in Aleppo, Syria as she falls in love, gets married and gives birth to Sama, all while cataclysmic conflict rises around her. FOR SAMA was awarded the Prix L’Œil d’Or for Best Documentary at the 2019 Cannes Film Festival. It also won the Grand Jury Award for Best Documentary at the SXSW Film Festival, and the Special Jury Prize for International Feature Documentary at the Hot Docs Festival.
|British Shorts Summer Edition 2020|
|Fri 14 August, 9 p.m.|
The fabulous Lichtspielklub short film festival outdoor adventure! British Shorts Film Festival 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, sci-fi and music videos straight from the island! For the sixth time British Shorts presents a summer edition at Freiluftkino Insel im Cassiopeia featuring awarded short films, some of the team's favourites and other highlights from the last edition of the festival. (All short films in English language)
|VOTE YOUR FAVORITE 80s Movie|
|Sun 16 August, 8.30 p.m.|
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!
|TESTBILD-OPEN SCREENING & Preisverleihung|
|Wed 19 August, 8.30 p.m.|
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.