14th Festival of German Films opens in Madrid
by German Films
05/06/2012 - The 14th edition of the Festival of German Films in Madrid is starting today (June 5). Until June 9, the Cine palafox will feature ten new feature films, four shorts, and the traditionnal Next Generation Short Tiger programme.
The main programme also includes Matthias Glasner's Mercy [trailer, film focus], RobertThalheim's Westwind [trailer], David Wnendt's Combat Girls [trailer], Christian Zübert's Three-Quarter Moon [trailer], Hans Weingartner's Hut In the Woods [trailer], Marcus O. Rosenmüller's Wunderkinder, the children's film The Famous Five by Mike Marzuk, the documentary Khodorkovsky by Cyril Tuschi and the TV movie Father Mother Murderer by Niki Stei. David Wnendt and Marcus O. Rosenmüller will attend Q&As after the screeening of their films.
The Spanish premiere of Andreas Dresen's Stopped on Track [trailer] will be celebrated during the festival as a special event on June 6. Moreover, in collaboration with the Goethe Institut in Madrid, a retrospective of Dresen's work is to be shown comprising Grill Point [trailer], Cloud 9 and Whisky With Vodka [trailer, film focus]. Andreas Dresen (pictured) will be in Madrid to answer the audience's questions.
The programme also features German Films and the FFA's selection of short films Next Generation Short Tiger 2012, and another four shorts. Further information and screening times can be found on the festival's website:.