2016

PORTLAND GERMAN FILM FESTIVAL 2016

Zeitgeist Northwest will present the 7th Annual Portland German Film Festival, September 23 – 27, 2016 at  Cinema 21. Please check back for updates, “Like” us on facebook and sign up for our newsletter.

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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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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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