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Friday, 11 / 03 / 2006:

12:30 PM
CINESTAR METROPOLIS, CINEMA 10

Vineta

. Director: Franziska St?nkel . 92 Min. . Add this movie to my personal schedule

Sebastian F?rber, a workaholic architect with a heart condition, is called to a remote villa to help complete a project under the guidance of the mysterious Dr. Leonhard, who has set out to design the perfect city of tomorrow. But F?rber soon suspects that Leonhard and his colleagues are concealing their true motivations.
12:30 PM
CINESTAR METROPOLIS, CINEMA 12

Dam Street

. Director: Li Yu . 93 Min. . Add this movie to my personal schedule

When 16-year-old Xiao-Yun becomes pregnant she is ostracized and then abandoned by her boyfriend. Ten years later, her only real friend is a curious boy from across the dam. But Xiao-Yun must still face the prospect of forging a future from her unresolved past. ?Dam Street? is a deeply impressive social drama about one young woman?s struggles in the repressive social climate of a small Chinese town.
03:00 PM
CINESTAR METROPOLIS, CINEMA 8

Argentina Beat

. Director: Hern?n Gaffet Director is present . 120 Min. . Add this movie to my personal schedule

Authentic, straightforward, and disturbing, ?Argentina Beat? tells the story of Argentine rock music based on the experiences of one band that resisted the oppression of the military regime in the 1960?s.
03:00 PM
CINESTAR METROPOLIS, CINEMA 10

Arcana

. Director: Cristobal Vicente Director is present . 96 Min. . Add this movie to my personal schedule

The most picturesque bay in Chile is contrasted by the presence of Arcana prison. Set in the final year of Arcana?s operation, the film sensitively and insightfully recounts the prison?s 150-year history. Director Cristobal Vicente Cruz invested seven years of work and research into creating this impressive documentary
03:00 PM
CINESTAR METROPOLIS, CINEMA 11 Dennis Hopper

Rashomon

. Director: Akira Kurosawa . 88 Min. . Add this movie to my personal schedule

Perhaps the finest film to ever investigate the philosophy of justice and the nature of objective truth, Kurosawa?s ?Rashomon? is a singular masterpiece of cinematic storytelling.
03:00 PM
CINESTAR METROPOLIS, CINEMA 12

Room

. Director: Kyle Henry . 83 Min. . Add this movie to my personal schedule

Julia is trying desperately to earn enough money to support her daughters. In the process, she suppresses all of her own hopes and desires. But soon she is plagued by horrible migraine attacks and visions leading her on a pilgrimage that changes her life.
05:30 PM
CINESTAR METROPOLIS, CINEMA 8

A Snake's Tail

. Director: Bijan Daneshmand . 74 Min. . Add this movie to my personal schedule

A successful Iranian businessman returns to his homeland in the accompaniment of a Mullah where he rediscovers his own heritage. This film has been featured at more than thirty film festivals worldwide.
05:30 PM
CINESTAR METROPOLIS, CINEMA 10 Kurzfilmprogramm 5

Halid Bunic - The Eternal

. Director: Damir Nemir Janecek Director is present . 30 Min. . Add this movie to my personal schedule

This is a documentary film about Halid, who was born in the cinema. With ?Halid Bunic ? The Eternal? director Damir Nemir Janecek has created an impressive thirty-minute film about life, cinema and friendship. .

Beg, Borrow or Steal

. Director: Andreas Koefoed Director is present . 36 Min. . Add this movie to my personal schedule

At age 89, well-traveled Rahi sets out in a rented taxi on his final journey through India in hope of smuggling himself into universities where he can sell the mystical books he?s authored. But the world has changed, and Rahi?s final journey leads in search of something else: about the basic human need for recognition.

Views of a Retired Night Porter

. Director: Andreas Horvath Director is present . 35 Min. . Add this movie to my personal schedule

?Views of a Retired Night Porter? is an enthralling film about the history of socialist realism, the Polish people and the effects of recent historical developments lovingly centered on a night porter who was once an icon of the totalitarian state.
05:30 PM
CINESTAR METROPOLIS, CINEMA 11

Gaewa Neukdae Saiui Sigan (Time between Dog and Wolf)

. Director: Jeon Soo-il Director is present . 110 Min. . Add this movie to my personal schedule

Kim receives an unexpected phone call from his cousin, Il-kyu, who tells him his mother will soon be meeting his father, although the two have been separated since the Korean War. Kim returns to his birthplace in search of his father.
05:30 PM
MAL SEH'N KINO, CINEMA 1

Slow Space

. Director: Klaus W. Eisenlohr Director is present . 72 Min. . Add this movie to my personal schedule

Searching for traces of modernist influence, Klaus W. Eisenlohr leads an architectural tour of contemporary Chicago. Far away from the usual tourist attractions, ?Slow Space? delivers fascinating impressions.
05:30 PM
CINESTAR METROPOLIS, CINEMA 12

Battles of Troy

. Director: Krassimir Terziev Director is present . 51 Min. . Add this movie to my personal schedule

Fans of the historical drama ?Troy? will be thrilled. ?Battles of Troy? takes an insightful look at the struggles of the Bulgarian students who served as battle scene extras on the set of the Hollywood production.
08:00 PM
CINESTAR METROPOLIS, CINEMA 8

Lauf der Dinge

. Director: Rolf S. Wolkenstein Director is present . 94 Min. . Add this movie to my personal schedule

?Summer, sun, sandy beaches and sex!? Elisa, Richie and Florian leave the cold, grey North to have fun on a sunny island. But certain places will never allow you to escape life?s cold, hard realities, especially when they become part of you.
08:00 PM
CINESTAR METROPOLIS, CINEMA 10

Backseat

. Director: Bruce van Dusen Director is present . 80 Min. . Add this movie to my personal schedule

In Bruce van Dusen?s refreshing portrait of Generation X, two old friends leave New York City to meet film legend Donald Sutherland ? and to escape the difficulties of their ordinary lives.
08:00 PM
CINESTAR METROPOLIS, CINEMA 11 Nelly Kaplan Retrospektive

La fianc?e du pirate (Die Piratenbraut)

. Director: Nelly Kaplan Director is present . 108 Min. . Add this movie to my personal schedule

Marie, object of desire but also a scapegoat, is a pretty girl living with her mother in impoverished circumstances in an isolated cabin. She rejects the men of the village. When her mother dies, killed by a road hog, Marie contacts the persons of rank who refuse to give her money for the burial. From that day onwards, Marie plots her revenge...
08:00 PM
CINESTAR METROPOLIS, CINEMA 12 Lech Kowalski Retrospektive

The Boot Factory

. Director: Lech Kowlski Director is present . 88 Min. . Add this movie to my personal schedule

In a tiny concrete warehouse outside of Krakow a band of outsiders drink, smoke dope, rant and rave and still manage to make up to eighty pairs of boots a week. They function in the spirit of a rock and roll band and their hand sewn boots have become a cultural phenomenon.
08:00 PM
MAL SEH'N KINO, CINEMA 1 Kurz und Gut 1

Mr. Schwartz, Mr. Hazen & Mr. Horlocker

. Director: Stefan Mueller . 7 Min. . Add this movie to my personal schedule

This animated seven-minute short film features different inhabitants of an apartment building. Chaos evolves as someone calls the police complaining about too much noise.

Klytaemnestra Pocket

. Director: Florian Schoenherr . 20 Min. . Add this movie to my personal schedule

Bernd's car breaks down on a deserted road where he meets the mysterious Klytaemnestra. More and more, Bernd is drawn to her?until her husband, son and a trailer full of pigs appear.

Dear Miss Misstress

. Director: Claire Walka . 14.20 Min. . Add this movie to my personal schedule

Dive into the underground in this short film adventure, which was made by combining over 1,500 individual photographs.

Grosse Kinder

. Director: Matthias Stockl?w . 25 Min. . Add this movie to my personal schedule

A hilarious film about a missing car buried in the yard and life?s daily terror. In just 25 minutes, the film transports the viewer into a world we are all too familiar with.

Die Italienische Nouvelle

. Director: Henning Christiansen . 7.43 Min. . Add this movie to my personal schedule

In the style of silent films, young lovers enter into a critical discourse with their feelings. Love is compared to the perfection of an Italian novella. The lovers discover even though their love can never attain perfection, it is imperfection which allows for a happy end.

Mammal

. Director: Astrid Rieger . 7 Min. . Add this movie to my personal schedule

?Mammal? is a gripping short film about a boy breaking out of a seemingly inseparable relationship with his mother.

o.T.

. Director: Anna Berger . 12 Min. . Add this movie to my personal schedule

A young woman must come to terms with the death of her mother. Writer/Director Anna Berger combines simple means with strong words and images to produce a film about mourning laced with humor.

Appel on a Tree

. Director: Astrid Rieger . 4.50 Min. . Add this movie to my personal schedule

An apple asks what it means to be human and loses itself in a daydream to discover the answer.
10:30 PM
CINESTAR METROPOLIS, CINEMA 10

Mah Nakorn (Citizen Dog)

. Director: Wisit Sasanatieng . 100 Min. . Add this movie to my personal schedule

?Mah Nakorn? (?Citizen Dog?) is a cult flick about a migrant worker from the Thai countryside who falls in love with a girl who, in turn, is obsessed with the environmental movement and a hippie westerner. But when he becomes famous, everything takes a surprising twist.
10:30 PM
CINESTAR METROPOLIS, CINEMA 11

Zhmurki (Dead Man's Bluff)

. Director: Alexey Balabanov . 107 Min. . Add this movie to my personal schedule

Two young mobsters get hold of a case full of heroin belonging to the well-established, respected local gangster Nikita Mikhalkov, and try to cheat him out of the proceeds. ?Zhmurki? is an exceptionally entertaining portrait of the Russian Mafia of the 1990?s.
10:30 PM
CINESTAR METROPOLIS, CINEMA 12 Kurzfilmprogramm 2

Tits & Bums

. Director: Santi Taepanich . 23 Min. . Add this movie to my personal schedule

Hurt and sadness mark the stories of a model and a transsexual, told during the shooting of a karaoke clip.

Kristall

. Director: Christoph Girardet, Matthias M?ller . 14 Min. . Add this movie to my personal schedule

Inside seemingly claustrophobic mirrored cabinets, anonymous figures are observed melodramatically. The mirrors create a stable frame for the characters, but also make them appear disjointed, fragmented and at odds with themselves.

La Chamelle Blanche (The White She-Camel)

. Director: Xavier Christiaens . 52 Min. . Add this movie to my personal schedule

This film reverses the course of time, like a song played backwards. ?La Chamelle Blanche? lets us imagine what it means to, quite literally, be ?a stranger in one?s own world.?
10:30 PM
MAL SEH'N KINO, CINEMA 1

Dead Brothers - Death is not the End

. Director: M.A. Littler Director is present . 90 Min. . Add this movie to my personal schedule

?Dead Brothers? is a film full of paradoxes that eloquently manages a balancing act between melancholy and exuberance, existential questions and black humor, and produces a magnificent portrait of three musicians who couldn?t be more different
10:30 PM
CINESTAR METROPOLIS, CINEMA 8

Journey to the End of the Night

. Director: Eric Eason Director is present . 86 Min. . Add this movie to my personal schedule

Two American brothel owners living in Brazil are seeking a way of getting out of their shady trade. One night a customer leaves a suitcase behind, which contains everything they need to change their lives, but first they must depend on a Nigerian immigrant to navigate its contents through the perilous, nocturnal underworld of Sao Paulo.