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Kino 22© Zeitsprung Pictures / Wild Bunch Germany, Peter Hartwig

KINO/22 German Film Festival

„Herzlich willkommen”, moviegoers, film fans and everyone who loves cinema with a German flair! We are thrilled to invite you to KINO/22, the German film festival in Hong Kong and Macau. This year we will again present a great selection of new, successful films fromGermany.  It's all about dramatic, thoughtful, funny, moving stories - and where could you experience them better, more intensively, than in the cinema? Great emotions need the big screen!

We look forward to welcoming you and your family and friends to KINO/22!

KINO/22 Trailer Vorschaubild © Julia Terjung

KINO/22 Trailer


Schachnovelle © Julia Terjung

Opening Film
The Royal Game

Adapting from The Royal Game by the Austrian literature master Stefan Zweig, the film focuses on the story of Dr B and his time in solitary confinement at a Gestapo headquarter in Vienna. There, by chance, he comes across a chess book and learns entire games by heart.

Nahschuss © Franziska Stünkel

The Last Execution

Based on the true story of the last execution in the former GDR. This gripping historical drama is directed by Franziska Stünkel and stars Lars Eidinger in the lead role, alongside Devid Striesow and Luise Heyer.

Wunderschön © Warner Bros Ent


Five women of different ages are confronted with the traditional beauty ideals and gender roles of Western societies.

Ein großes Versprechen © Tamtam Film, Nikolai von Graevenitz

Quiet Freedom

When workaholic Erik retires from the German university, the plan is that there will be more time for marital life. However, when his wife’s MS greatly worsens, life quickly falls apart.

Lieber Thomas © Zeitsprung Pictures / Wild Bunch Germany, Peter Hartwig

Dear Thomas

A powerful biopic about one of Germany’s most important writers, shot in black and white, featuring a tour-de-force performance from Albrecht Schuch.

Walchensee forever © Flare Film

Documentary Film
Walchensee forever

Director Janna Ji Wonders tells the story of the women in her family over the last century. The film’s unifying element and silent chronicler is Lake Walchensee in Bavaria...



20-year-old Bex is forced to attend a rehab program where trainer Ava fights every day to share her passion for dance with the group of troubled young people...

Le Prince © Komplizen Film


When curator Monika unintentionally gets caught up in a raid near the train station, she makes the acquaintance of Josef, a Congolese businessman.

Mein Sohn © Warner Bros Ent 2021, Chris Hirschhaeuser

Road movie
My Son

Her daredevil son Jason's serious accident is a turning point in the life of photographer Marlene. When it becomes clear how severe Jason's injuries are, only a special rehab in Switzerland can help...

Venues and Screening Schedules

13.10. (Thu) 20:00 The Royal Game (AC)
Opening film
14.10. (Fri) 19:30 Wunderschoen (BC)
15.10. (Sat) 17:45 Quiet Freedom (BC)
 20:00 My Son (AC)
16.10. (Sun) 15:00 The Last Execution (AC)
 15:00 Fly (BC)
18.10 (Tue) 20:00 Dear Thomas (AC)
19.10 (Wed) 20:00 Wunderschoen (AC)
20.10. (Thu) 19:45 Walchensee forever (PE)
21.10. (Fri) 19:40 Le Prince (PE)
 19:45 Fly (FA)
22.10. (Sat) 16:30 Le Prince (FA)
 19:35 The Last Execution (PE)
 19:45 Walchensee forever (FA)
23.10.(Sun) 14:00 Quiet Freedom (FA)
 17:30 My Son (PE)
 19:20 The Royal Game (PE)


AC Louis Koo Cinema, Hong Kong Arts Centre
UB, 2 Harbour Road, Wanchai
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FA Cinema, Hong Kong Film Archive
50 Lei King Road, Sai Wan Ho, Hong Kong (Sai Wan Ho MTR Exit A)
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BC Broadway Cinematheque
Prosperous Garden, 3 Public Square Street, Yaumatei, Kowloon
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Level 2, Elements, 1 Austin Road West, Tsim Sha Tsui (Kowloon Station)
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Public sale from 15 September 2022 onwards

Internet Booking: URBTIX Website - Hong Kong Arts Centre | Hong Kong Film Archive
Mobile Ticketing App: My URBTIX
Counter Booking: URBTIX Outlets
Credit Card Telephone Booking: 2111 5999
Ticketing Enquiries: 3761 6661

Handling fee will be charged on each ticket purchase via Credit Card Telephone Booking, Internet Booking and Mobile Ticketing App Services
Internet Booking: Broadway Circuit
The box office at Broadway Cinematheque and PREMIERE ELEMENTS
Ticketing Enquiries: 2388 0002

Handling fee wil be charged on each ticket purchased online: $8 per ticket (from Mon to Fri), $10 per ticket (on Sat, Sun & Public Holidays) for screenings
Screenings at Broadway Cinematheque and PREMIERE ELEMENTS $95
Screenings at Hong Kong Arts Centre $85
Screenings at Hong Kong Film Archive Cinema $70
For screenings at Hong Kong Arts Centre and Hong Kong Film Archive: Concessionary Tickets for full-time students, elderly aged 60 or above, people with disabilities & the minder, and CSSA recipient
  • Tickets for CSSA recipients available on a first-come-first-served basis.
  • Concessionary tickets holders must provide acceptable proof of identity upon admission.
20% discount
For screenings at Broadway Cinematheque and PREMIERE ELEMENTS: Concessionary Tickets for children, full-time students, and elderly aged 60 or above
  • Concessionary tickets holders must provide acceptable proof of identity upon admission.
Hong Kong Arts Centre members
  • Present a valid membership card upon purchase; with quota
20% discount
For screenings at Hong Kong Arts Centre, each purchase of 4 or more standard tickets 20% discount
For screenings at Broadway Cinematheque, bcinephile / MOViE MOViE members 20% discount
For screenings at PREMIERE ELEMENTS, bcinephile / MOViE MOViE members 15% discount

Student Discount

20% discount for Goethe-Institut Hongkong’s students when presenting a valid proof upon purchase