NIGHT COMES ON
US 2018. D: Jordana Spiro. 86 min. Fiction
Suitable from age 12. Recommended from age 16
Angel was just released from juvenile detention. Without documents and estranged from old friends, she travels to her sister, who lives in a foster family. Together they take off to the Atlantic, where their father is supposed to own a house. But the gun in Angel’s purse leaves no doubts about her motives. Located in the impoverished classes of Philadelphia’s black community, NIGHT COMES ON gives an authentic view of the lives of children who fight for themselves. Fiercely played by Dominique Fishback and Tatum Marilyn Hall. (AB)
Sundance FF 2018: Winner »NEXT Innovator Award«
MON, 24.9. | 6.30 pm | Kino des Deutschen Filmmuseums
Guest: Actress Tatum Marilyn Hall
THUR, 27.9. | 9 am | Kino des Deutschen Filmmuseums
Guest: Actress Tatum Marilyn Hall
By prior appointment: LUCAS FILM FORUM
Jordana Spiro (*1977 in NYC) has trained at the Circle in the Square Theatre New York and studied film at Columbia University. As an actress, she is known for MY BOYS (TBS) and OZARK (Netflix). Her short film SKIN won the »Women in Film Productions« Award at Sundance. NIGHT COMES ON is her feature debut.
2018 NIGHT COMES ON | 2012 SKIN (short film) | 2010 EXIT THE CASTLE (short film) | 2009 THE OFF TRACK (short film)
COMPETITON SHORT FILM 13+ PROGRAM 3 | 13+
WED, 26.9. | 12 pm | Kino im Hafen 2 (Offenbach)
THU, 27.9. | 8.30 am | CineStar Metropolis
Film program suitable from age 12. Recommended from age 13. With Eng. ST. and German voice-over
German premiere for all films.
NL 2017. D: Bibi Fadlalla. 15 min. Documentary. OV with Eng. ST and German voice-over
At eleven-years old, Kendis was in a bad accident. But the chronic pain does not stop her from taking over the largest festivals in Belgium and the Netherlands only a few years later as the youngest DJane. (MM)
The filmmaker Bibi Fadlalla studied at the New School in New York. In 2012 she had her debut with the personal documentary ZWARTE PIET EN IK. Her youth documentary DAT HAAR! was broadcast on television and screened at the Netherlands Film Festival. Her musical documentary KENDIS celebrated its premiere at the Cinekid Festival.
2017 KENDIS (short film) | 2016 DAT HAAR! (short film) | 2012 ZWARTE PIET EN IK
TIEMPO VA | TIMELESS
MX 2016. D: Raúl Rodrigo Zendejas Escandón. 13 min. Fiction. OV with Eng. ST. and German voice-over
When Emilio observes the reflections of light on the water surface, sitting at the pool, memories of his childhood and shared moments with his mother reappear. How can he handle the pain and feel closer to her? (PG)
The filmmaker Raúl Rodrigo Zendejas Escandón works as a director and photographer for the production company »1987 Films«. His short film UN CAMINO was part of the competition for the Best Mexican Short Film at the Internal Film Festival in Guadalajara.
2012 ENTRE SUEÑOS Y ENTIERROS (short film) | 2010 UN CAMINO (short film) | 2010 TERRENO FAMILIAR (short film) | 2006 LLORANDO (short film)
MIJN GELUKKIGE INGEWIKKELDE FAMILIE | MY HAPPY COMPLICATED FAMILY
NL 2017. D: Tessa Louise Pope. 15 min. Documentary. OV with Eng. ST. and German voice-over
Isa, Dylan and Isabel have more in common than the fact that they are three teenagers in the Netherlands. They all in family constellations that cannot be explained in only one sentence. (MM)
Tessa Louise Pope is a studied documentary film director. Her graduation film at the Netherlands Filmacademy, THE ORIGIN OF TROUBLE, won a number of awards, such as the Wildcard Documentary Prize. Currently she produces advertisement films and directs a documentary series.
2017 ECHOES OF IS | 2017 MIJN GELUKKIGE INGEWIKKELDE FAMILIE (short film) | 2016 THE ORIGIN OF TROUBLE (short film)
NGITI NI NAZARENO | SMILE OF NAZARENO
PH 2018. D: Louie Ignacio. 15 min. Fiction. OV with Eng. ST. and German voice-over
Nazareno’s birthday falls on a very special day: thousands of people move through the streets of Manila. When he comes back to his mother after the festival, with a piece of aluminum foil as a gift, of all things, it is touching and shaking at once. (AK)
Luisito Lagdameo Ignacio began his career as a director for music videos and also directed television series on Philippine television before starting to direct films in 2003. His film AREA has won a number of awards.
2018 NGITI NI NAZARENO (short film) | 2018 ALMOST A LOVE STORY | 2016 AREA | 2016 LAUT | 2014 ASINTADO | 2004 ANNIE B. | 2003 PANGARAP KO ANG IBIGIN KA
IL 2018. D: Gal Lin. 14 min. Fiction. OV with Eng. ST. and German voice-over
Nur lives in Palestine with her father and mother. Eventually, she is supposed to take over her family’s store, but she would rather study in Israel. On her way there, she has to cross more than one boundary. (ES)
Gal Lin has completed a law degree and is currently undertaking a master program in film at the University Tel Aviv. He works in retail, but his biggest dream has always been to be a director. It is his hope to create something meaningful through life experiences.