Filmfestival Fokus: Films from Germany

We are delighted to bring you "Fokus: Films from Germany" a Scotland-wide event featuring innovative, inspiring and challenging films by Germany-based directors across genres and themes. Its inaugural edition takes place at venues and cinemas from Inverness to Hawick and across the Central Belt this coming November and early December. Fokus will give audiences in Scotland an exciting insight into the current themes and outstanding examples of auteur filmmaking from Germany, and is accompanied by school screenings and events.
 


FEATURE FILMS
 
Beloved Sisters (Die geliebten Schwestern)
Dominik Graf / Germany 2014

Finsterworld
Frauke Finsterwalder / Germany 2013

Inbetween Worlds (Zwischen Welten)
Feo Aladag / Germany 2014

Parents (Eltern)
Robert Thalheim / Germany 2013

Victoria
Sebastian Schipper / Germany 2015


FOKUS' SCHOOLS PROGRAMME
 
Who Am I - No System Is Safe (Who Am I - Kein System ist sicher)
Baran bo Odar / Germany 2014

My Friend Raffi (Rettet Raffi!)
Arend Agthe / Germany 2015

A learning resource is available for this film, please visit:

School Screenings during “Fokus: Films from Germany”

DOCUMENTARIES
 
Under Snow (Unter Schnee)
Ulrike Ottinger / Germany 2011

B-Movie: Lust & Sound in West-Berlin 1979-1989
Jörg A Hoppe, Klaus Maeck & Heiko Lange / Germany 2015


HOMMAGE TO RAINER WERNER FASSBINDER
 
Baal
Volker Schlöndorff / West Germany 1970
 
Fox and His Friends (Faustrecht der Freiheit)
Rainer Werner Fassbinder / West Germany 1975
Screening presented in collaboration with SQIFF – Scottish Queer International Festival
 
The Marriage of Maria Braun (Die Ehe der Maria Braun)
Rainer Werner Fassbinder / West Germany 1979


The festival is jointly organised by Filmhouse Edinburgh and Goethe-Institut Glasgow, in collaboration with partner venues and institutions from across Scotland.

Supported by Film Hub Scotland, part of the BFI’s Film Audience Network.

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OVERVIEW OF FILM SCREENINGS IN THE PROGRAMME
Please visit the festival website for detailed screening times and ticketing information.

 

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