The series BEST OF FESTS assembles films, that have already been shown at big festivals, that have been awarded with important prizes or have been nominated for an oscar. Eleven out of 23 films are shown in Germany for the first time.


Frankreich 2017 – Director: Raymond Depardon – Original language: French – Subtitles: German

Twelve days after they are compulsorily admitted to hospital psychiatric patients in France get a hearing in court. In Raymond Depardon’s sharply-focussed chamber play, the power of the institution and desperate pleas for freedom go head to head.

The film will be screened with German subtitles.

English/Original Title: 12 DAYS. German title: 12 TAGE. Production: Palmeraie et désert. Producer: Claudine Nougaret. Length: 88 min. International Sales: Wild Bunch

  • Thursday
  • 14:00
  • HFF - Kino 1