SECTION: Specials

05 Specials

 

 

For the special view! The SPECIALS combine what doesn't seem to fit into other sections. From favourite films and our jury members' own works to unusual works such as the FullDome programme at the Cottbus Planetarium.

To the Stars

To the Stars

Zu den Sternen

Nicolai Tegeler
Germany / 2019 / 71 min
In the past, in the GDR, they made music together and were best friends. Then one became famous and the other was arrested. Decades later, he wants justice and accuses his successful colleague of spying on him and betraying his escape plans to the ...
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BARBARA

BARBARA

BARBARA

Christian Petzold
Germany / 2012 / 105 min
Summer 1980. Barbara asked for an application for exit. A doctor, she is now being transferred from the capital to a small hospital deep in the provinces, far from everything, as a form of punishment. Jörg, her lover from the west, is working on ...
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WIR SIND SCHON ECHTE POLEN - DIE LIPKA-TATAREN IN OSTPOLEN

WIR SIND SCHON ECHTE POLEN - DIE LIPKA-TATAREN IN OSTPOLEN

WIR SIND SCHON ECHTE POLEN - DIE LIPKA-TATAREN IN OSTPOLEN

Britta Wulf
Germany / 2020 / 29 min
They are proud Polish citizens; and yet they are also Tatars. Great importance is still attached to this fact by the few descendants of the Tatars who immigrated to this area in the 14th century. This is also due to their religion. The Tatars are ...
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THE YOUNG KARL MARX

THE YOUNG KARL MARX

DER JUNGE KARL MARX

Raoul Peck
Germany / 2017 / 112 min
1844. Social and political crises simmer, yet the intellectuals in Germany and France can only react with elusive rhetoric. No longer satisfied with theory, Marx and Engels want reality; they want to give the masses a new world-view. To that end they ...
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MASEL TOV COCKTAIL

MASEL TOV COCKTAIL

MASEL TOV COCKTAIL

Arkadij Khaet, Mickey Paatzsch
Germany / 2020 / 30 min
A pertinent blend on anti-Semitism and the role of the Jews in Germany. Dima is supposed to apologise. Tobi subjected him to anti-Semitic abuse ... and now a broken nose. Yes, Dima is Jewish, and though he doesn't really take much of an interest in ...
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SCHÖNBORN

SCHÖNBORN

SCHÖNBORN

Maxim Melnyk
Germany / 2020 / 63 min
Two villages with the same name: Schönborn in the Elbe-Elster district and Schönborn in the Ukraine. So similar and yet so different. Some German is still spoken in Transcarpathia and the cows still walk through the village. In Lower Lusatia, on ...
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Head Full of Honey

Head Full of Honey

HONIG IM KOPF

Till Schweiger
Germany / 2014 / 139 min
A touching family story about a doctor suffering from Alzheimer's disease who is taken on one last long journey by his family. The attempt to cure the father of dementia fails, yet the family comes together again. A film that takes death seriously, ...
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Fulldome - 3D in the Dome

Fulldome - 3D in the Dome

Fulldome – 3D in der Kuppel

diverse
Thailand, Belgium, Netherlands, Germany, Spain, USA, France / 2019/2020 / 55 min
Fulldome film screenings in the planetarium combine the viewing experience of the 3D format with the uniqueness of going to the cinema: immersive cinema in a public space. Going beyond the scientific didactic film, fulldome filmmakers sound out the ...
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What does Bosnia and Herzegovina mean to you?

What does Bosnia and Herzegovina mean to you?

Šta tebi znaci Bosna i Hercegovina?

Aleksa Trkulja, Branislav Stošić, Dženan Esko, Ishak Jaliman
Bosnia and Herzegovina / 2020 / 56 min
Four views of a politically divided country that range from natural beauty to industrial ruins. Four tales by young artists that extend beyond the familiar headlines of war and crisis. Four episodes from different regions of Bosnia and Herzegovina, ...
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