2016

ERICH KÄSTNER AND LITTLE TUESDAY (KÄSTNER und der kleine Dienstag) – Opening Night – US PREMIERE

FRI. SEPT. 23, 2016 – 7.30 PM
 
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Germany/ Austria 2016 – US PREMIERE -  99 min.
 
Director:   Wolfgang Murnberger           Cast: Florian David Fitz, Nico Ramon Kleemann,
 
Berlin 1929, based on a true story about the friendship of young Hans Löhr and German writer Erich Kästner. 
 
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THE OPENING NIGHT PARTY WILL BE DIRECTLY AFTER THE FILM AT CINEMA 21.

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SCHELLEN-URSLI (The little mountain boy) (Schellen-Ursli)

SAT. SEPT. 24, 2016 – 3.00 PM  - TICKETS

Switzerland 2015

Directed by  Xavier Koller - 100 minutes

CAST: Jonas Hartmann, Peter Jecklin, Julia Jeker

Journey to the snowy Alps with this new film based on the most famous Swiss children’s book after Heidi. Meet a brave and determined boy who dares the impossible — to climb to his parents’ summer chalet, high in the mountains, in the deep winter snow to retrieve one of his family’s most prized possessions.


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NICK: OFF DUTY (Tschiller: Off duty) – US PREMIERE

SAT. SEPT. 24, 2016 – 7.00 PM
 
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Germany 2016 – US Premiere – 120 min.
 
Director: Christian Alvart                               Cast: Til Schweiger, Ralf Moeller
 
Tough cop Nick Tschiller lost his wife to the Turkish Mafia. When his teen daughter Lenny runs away to Istanbul to avenge her mother, Nick and his partner Yalcin go after her and find her in the hands of ruthless Russian gangsters. Lenny is abducted to Moscow and winds up in an organ harvesting clinic. Nick has to race against time to save his daughter's life...

An action-packed blockbuster with German superstar Til Schweiger ("Inglourious Basterds", “The Guardians“, “Knockin' on Heaven's Door”), a high speed, high-stakes chase from Hamburg to Istanbul and Moscow staged by genre expert Christian Alvart ( “Case 39”, “Pandorum”, “Antibodies”).

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STREIF: ONE HELL OF A RIDE

SAT. SEPT. 24, 2016 – 9.30 PM TICKETS

Austria, 2014, 110 min

Directed by Gerald Salmina, Tom Dauer

CAST:  Aksel Lund Svindal, Erik Guay, Max Franz, Hannes Reichelt, Yuri Danilochkin, Marcel Hirscher, Hans Grugger, Daniel Albrecht and others.

Narrated by Daron Rahlves and Didier Cuche.  

Now celebrating its 75th anniversary, the annual Hahnenkamm race in Kitzbühel, Austria, has produced unforgettable triumphs and heart rendering tragedies, a heritage that is full of myths and legends.


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FUKUSHIMA, MON AMOUR (Grüße aus Fukushima) – US PREMIERE

TUE. Sept. 27, 2016 @ 7.00 PM - Closing Night - TICKETS

US PREMIERE
Germany 2016, 109 min.

Director: Doris Dörrie
Cast: Rosalie Thomass, Kaori Momoi, Moshe Cohen, Nami Kamata

A young German woman bonds with an elderly Japanese woman while touring the Fukushima region of Japan in the aftermath of the 2011 earthquake.


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Windstorm 2 (Ostwind 2)

WINDSTORM 2 (OSTWIND 2)

SUNDAY DEC. 04, 2016 – 3:00 PM

Summer vacation. Mika is overjoyed to see Ostwind again. But then she discovers strange wounds on the belly of Ostwind, for which no one has an explanation. Yet this is Kaltenbach verge of bankruptcy!


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MARRIAGE IN THE SHADOWS (Ehe im Schatten) – RESCHEDULED

RESCHEDULED - TUESDAY, JAN. 31, 2017 - 7:00 PM

Germany, 1947, 104 min, B&W

The film spans a ten-year period starting in 1933. Celebrated German film and theater actor Hans Wieland marries the Jewish actress Elisabeth Maurer. As Nazi anti-Semitic policies increasingly infringe on their lives, they struggle to survive. Then Hans is given an ultimatum by a friend who has become a Nazi official: save himself by divorcing his wife.

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KINOFEST SEATTLE 2016

The Portland German Film Festival in collaboration with the The Northwest Film Forum presents German language films from Germany, Austria and Switzerland on Oct. 7 -9, 2016 @ the NWFF. We are very excited to present highlights from this years Portland German Film Festival and more, 8 films over one weekend (3 days)! Here are the GENERAL prices FOR ALL
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THE MISPLACED WORLD (DIE ABHANDENE WELT)

FRI. OCT. 7, 2016 – 7.30 PM – OPENING NIGHT!- TICKETS

Germany 2015, 101 min

Directed by Margarete von Trotta

CAST: Katja Riemann, Barbara Sukowa, Matthias Habich, Karin Dor, Robert Seeliger, Gunnar Möller

By chance Paul Kromberger discovers on the internet a photograph of the US opera diva Caterina Fabiani who is the spitting image of Evelyn, his dead wife. His unease and growing sense of alarm are transferred to his daughter, Sophie. Filled with curiosity, she leaves Germany and journeys across the Atlantic to make contact with this stranger. 


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STREIF: ONE HELL OF A RIDE

FRI. OCT 8, 2016 – 9.30 PM TICKETS

Austria, 2014, 110 min

Directed by Gerald Salmina, Tom Dauer

CAST:  Aksel Lund Svindal, Erik Guay, Max Franz, Hannes Reichelt, Yuri Danilochkin, Marcel Hirscher, Hans Grugger, Daniel Albrecht and others.

Narrated by Daron Rahlves and Didier Cuche.  

Now celebrating its 75th anniversary, the annual Hahnenkamm race in Kitzbühel, Austria, has produced unforgettable triumphs and heart rendering tragedies, a heritage that is full of myths and legends.


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NEXT GENERATION SHORT TIGER 2015

SUN. OCT. 9, 2016 – 5.00 PM TICKETS

Germany 2015, 87 min

The short film program NEXT GENERATION was created by German Films in 1998 to introduce young talents from Germany to international audiences. Selected from film school submissions by an independent jury, the program premieres within the framework of the Cannes Film Festival and is then presented worldwide at Festivals of German Films and is also available for screenings at international film festivals.


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