The Festival has been moved to June 17-23. The new screening date for BALLOON is June 18.
Germany, 2018, German with English subtitles, 125 min, color
Director: Michael Herbig (as Michael Bully Herbig)
In the summer of 1979 two families decide to flee the GDR. But the daring escape attempt fails when their home-made hot-air balloon crashes shortly before they cross the inner-German border. But while the two families are working feverishly on a new balloon the Stasi is closing in on them. A nerve-racking battle against the clock begins…