Portland German Film Festival 2016

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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STREIF: ONE HELL OF A RIDE

SAT. SEPT. 24, 2016 – 9.30 PM TICKETS

Austria, 2014, 110 min

Directed by Gerald Salmina, Tom Dauer

CAST:  Aksel Lund Svindal, Erik Guay, Max Franz, Hannes Reichelt, Yuri Danilochkin, Marcel Hirscher, Hans Grugger, Daniel Albrecht and others.

Narrated by Daron Rahlves and Didier Cuche.  

Now celebrating its 75th anniversary, the annual Hahnenkamm race in Kitzbühel, Austria, has produced unforgettable triumphs and heart rendering tragedies, a heritage that is full of myths and legends.


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NEXT GENERATION SHORT TIGER 2015

SUN. SEPT. 25, 2016 – 5.00 PM - TICKETS

Germany 2015, 87 min

The short film program NEXT GENERATION was created by German Films in 1998 to introduce young talents from Germany to international audiences. Selected from film school submissions by an independent jury, the program premieres within the framework of the Cannes Film Festival and is then presented worldwide at Festivals of German Films and is also available for screenings at international film festivals.


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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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