Soon it’s this time of the year again: From September 25 – October 10, 2014, the Vancouver International Film Festival will screen almost 350 of the world’s finest films from more than 70 different countries. Also some German films are part of this great selection:
Beloved Sisters (Die geliebten Schwestern)
The film “Beloved Sisters” – 2014, 171 min., directed by Dominik Graf – tells the story of the writer Friedrich Schiller’s love triangle with the Lengefeld sisters. At this year’s Bavarian Film Awards, it received the best cinematography award.
Screenings: Saturday, Oct 4, 8:30 pm, IN09
Thursday, Oct 9, 12:00 pm, CENT
Phoenix, 2014, 110 min, directed by Christian Petzold
Berlin in 1945. After having survived the concentration camp with a disfigured face, Nelly undergoes reconstructive surgery before trying to find her husband back. She finds him, but assuming that Nelly is dead he does not recognize her. However, since she looks for him very similar to his wife, he proposes to her – having a plan in mind to use her for claiming Nelly’s inheritance.
Screenings: Friday, Oct 3, 9 pm, SFU
Tuesday, Oct 7, 4 pm, SFU
Stations of the Cross (Kreuzweg), 2014, 107 min.
In 14 chapters – representing the different stations of the Cross, the key scenes of Christ’s suffering and death, which a devoted catholic Christian has to meditate upon – Dietrich Brueggemann’s film tells the story of the teenage protagonist Maria whose perspective of being Christian becomes more and more fanatical.
Screenings: Friday, Sep 26, 12 pm, VCT
Saturday, Oct 4, 6 pm, IN09
Sunday, Oct 5, 11 pm, IN08
Get your tickets and enjoy!