Sunday 10 November

Parasite - ENG subtitles

Panorama

11:30 - 13:42 Trianon 1

Lauded director Bong Joon-Ho has won the Palme d’Or for this magnificent film that is equal parts hilarious comedy and pitchblack drama. Follow the exploits of a family down on its luck that will do anything to get higher up in life, other people be damned.

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Kids Filmgala 2019

Specials

11:30 - 13:30 Stadsgehoorzaal

Unfortunately this event is in Dutch without subtitles.

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Une Colonie

First Feature Competition

11:45 - 13:27 Kijkhuis 2

Winning Best Picture at the Canadian Screen Awards and a Crystal Bear (Berlinale) is no small feat for a feature debut. A Colony is an honest and at times awkward story about coming of age in a small town, subtly set against the background of Canada’s colonialism and indigenous culture. Unique and touching.

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Bellbird

First Feature Competition

11:45 - 13:20 Trianon 3

This quietly powerful feature debut, told with warm humor, takes us into the heart of a small rural town in New Zealand, where a community comes together after a tragic death.

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I Am Rembrandt

Specials

11:45 - 12:30 Trianon 2

Unfortunately, this film is in Dutch, without subtitles. We apologize for the inconvenience.

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Harajuku

Nordic Watching

12:00 - 13:22 Kijkhuis 1

Vilde is fascinated by Harajuku, a vibrant district in Tokyo. When her world is suddenly turned upside down, her only wish is to escape to Tokyo. A Nordic film like you have never seen before, dark but with a colorful twist.

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Ode to Nothing

Panorama

13:15 - 14:47 Trianon 2

Sonya lives her life in a lonely routine, struggling to keep her family-owned funeral home afloat. One day she finds a body lying at her doorstep, which is the start of a highly unusual friendship. An inscrutable, tender and bitterly comic film about the desire for companionship.

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Down to Earth

Specials

14:00 - 15:30 Volkenkunde

Travel around the world with a Dutch family who captures the life of indigenous groups on six different continents. Down to Earth serves as a wake-up call and a beacon of hope for the world of tomorrow.

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Spider

Panorama

14:00 - 15:45 Trianon 3

Inés, Justo, and Gerardo were right-wing anti-Allende radicals in 1970s Chile. Now, Inés and Justo are respected businesspeople, but Gerardo's lingering political conviction threatens to expose the trio's shared past. A tense thriller about the traumatic parts of Chilean history.

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The Friend

American Indie Competition

14:00 - 16:04 Kijkhuis 2

Jason Segel, Dakota Johnson and Casey Affleck star in this intensely moving and beautifully mounted drama, telling the story of how a friend saved a family after their young mother's diagnosis with terminal cancer.

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Amazing Grace

Panorama

14:15 - 15:44 Trianon 1

In 1972, Aretha Franklin recorded Amazing Grace, the most successful gospel album of all time, at the New Temple Missionary Baptist Church in Los Angeles. The film recordings of these legendary evenings where never before shown to the public – until now!

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La Fille au Bracelet

Panorama

14:15 - 15:50 Kijkhuis 1

16-year-old Lise is accused of murdering her best friend. In court, she’s required to account for a way of life that doesn’t always comply with the morality approved of by the justice system. Family relations and social expectations are compellingly picked apart in this intelligent French courtroom drama.

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Maternal

First Feature Competition

15:15 - 16:46 Trianon 2

Lu and Fati are teen mums living in a religious shelter in Buenos Aires. When one of the girls runs away, a young nun named Paola takes care of her baby. A quiet, contemplative narrative feature debut from documentary maker Maura Delphero.

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Alice

First Feature Competition

16:15 - 17:58 Kijkhuis 1

After discovering that her husband’s addiction to escorts has left their family penniless, Alice finds herself drawn into the world of high-end prostitution as a means of caring for herself and her child. This film will have you on the edge of your seat!

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Sorry We Missed You

Panorama

16:15 - 17:57 Trianon 1

You'll never get mad at delayed delivery drivers after you’ve seen this film. Ken Loach (I, Daniel Blake) strikes again in this UK drama about a delivery driver and his family who are struggling to get by in modern-day England.

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To the Stars

American Indie Competition

16:30 - 18:21 Trianon 3

To the Stars is a beautifully shot black and white film set in 1960s Oklahoma. Iris Deerborne’s world changes completely when Maggie appears and an unlikely relationship between the two develops. A mesmerizing and almost mystical film, a true gem found at Sundance.

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Seberg

American Indie Competition

16:30 - 18:06 Kijkhuis 2

Hollywood, 1968. The celebrated A BOUT DE SOUFFLE star and global style icon, American actress Jean Seberg returns from Paris to the States, but soon finds herself on the radar of an illegal FBI surveillance program because of her ties to the civil rights movement. Kristen Stewart shines as Seberg in this intriguing biopic.

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Greener Grass

Bonkers!

17:15 - 18:56 Trianon 2

A deliciously twisted comedy set in a demented, timeless suburbia where every adult wears braces on their straight teeth, couples coordinate meticulously pressed outfits, and coveted family members are swapped in more ways than one in this competition for acceptance.

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The Peanut Butter Falcon

American Indie Competition

18:30 - 20:07 Kijkhuis 1

After running away from a residential nursing home to pursue his dream of becoming a pro wrestler, a man who has Down syndrome befriends an outlaw (Shia LaBeouf), who becomes his coach and ally in this lovely feel-good adventure.

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The Souvenir

Panorama

18:45 - 20:45 Kijkhuis 2

An ambitious but shy film student (Honor Swinton Byrne) falls in love with a charismatic, mysterious older man (Tom Burke). As she throws herself into this intense and emotional relationship, she must try to distinguish between reality and fantasy.

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Hors normes

Panorama

18:45 - 20:39 Trianon 1

In this beautiful true story by the directors of Intouchables and C’est la vie!, Bruno and Malik (Vincent Cassel en Reda Kateb) dedicate their lives taking care of autistic children and teens, and training young people from underprivileged areas to be their caregivers.

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Sometimes Always Never

First Feature Competition

19:00 - 20:31 Trianon 3

His son is missing, his family is lost, but his dress sense is immaculate! With a visual style and deadpan humor reminiscent of Wes Anderson and a career-best performance by Bill Nighy as a melancholic scrabble enthusiast, Sometimes, Always, Never is a winning combination. Triple word score!

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Jesus Shows You the Way To the Highway

Bonkers!

19:15 - 20:38 Trianon 2

Two CIA agents have to stop a computer virus called "The Soviet Union", but their mission soon turns out to be a trap. This wildly unpredictable movie mixes a variety of genres in a way that simply has to be seen to be believed.

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The Blair Witch Project

1999

20:00 - 21:36 Volkenkunde

Unfortunately this screening is cancelled. Whether you like horror or not, you have to see this combination of found footage, flashlights, and runny noses. Imitated but never duplicated, and apparently irresistible.

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The Report

Panorama

21:00 - 22:58 Kijkhuis 1

Senate staffer Daniel Jones is assigned the daunting task of leading an investigation into the CIA’s Detention and Interrogation Program after 9/11. But the release of his ‘Torture report’ encounters heavy opposition from the White House and CIA in this enthralling, old-school political thriller, thriving on an extraordinary performance by Adam Driver.

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O Beautiful Night

Bonkers!

21:00 - 22:29 Trianon 3

A young musician meets a mysterious man who speaks with an Eastern-European accent and claims to be Death himself. Together they embark on a nocturnal odyssey full of dark humor, and eccentric characters in illustrator-turned-director Xaver Böhm visually stunning fairytale.

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Mjólk

Nordic Watching

21:15 - 22:47 Kijkhuis 2

After her husband dies under suspicious circumstances, an Icelandic woman takes on the corruption of her local co-op and the outdated, exploitative system that supports it, in the latest from acclaimed filmmaker Grímur Hákonarson (Rams).

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Calm With Horses

First Feature Competition

21:15 - 22:56 Trianon 2

In darkest rural Ireland, ex-boxer Douglas 'Arm' Armstrong has become the feared enforcer for the drug-dealing Devers family, whilst also trying to be a good father to his autistic young son. Torn between these two families, Arm's loyalties are truly tested when he is asked to kill for the first time.

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Knives Out

Panorama

21:30 - 23:40 Trianon 1

When a famous murder mystery novelist is found dead at his estate, everyone’s a suspect… Rian Johnson (Brick, Star Wars: The Last Jedi) has created an impeccably written and extremely entertaining modern murder mystery, full of unexpected twists and turns from start to finish.

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