Films

6x9: An immersive experience of solitary confinement

Francesca Panetta / Lindsay Poulton / The Guardian
Virtual Reality Pavilion

United Kingdom, 2016 / 10 min / English OV / VR Documentary

“6x9” is an innovative virtual reality experience about solitary confinement created by The Guardian.

818

Claude Lahr
Made In / With Luxembourg
Shorts

Luxembourg, 2016 / 20 min / English OV with French subtitles / Fantasy

The film is based on the screenplay by Mathieu Caboche, winner of the 2016 “Crème Fraîche” scriptwriting contest for young people.

A Real Vermeer (Een echte Vermeer)

Rudolf van den Berg
Made In / With Luxembourg
Fiction

Netherlands, Luxembourg, Belgium , 2016 / 105 min / In Dutch with French and English subt. / Historical drama

Inspired by the true story of the greatest art forger of all time

A Town Called Panic: Double Fun (Panique tous courts)

Vincent Patar, Stéphane Aubier
Young Audiences Movies
5-12 years
Young Audiences

Belgium, 2016 / 70 min / French OV / Animation

The new stories of "A Town Called Panic’s" heroes. 

Across the line

Nonny de la Peña / Brad Lichtenstein / Jeff Fitzsimmons
Virtual Reality Pavilion

USA, 2017 / 10 min / English / VR Documentary

“Across the Line” is an immersive virtual reality experience that puts the audience on scene as anti-abortion activists try to prevent patients from obtaining sexual and reproductive health care. 

Aftershock - Nepal's Untold Water Story

Catherine Feltham (https://twitter.com/catfeltham) / WaterAid film Team
Virtual Reality Pavilion

Nepal, 2016 / 9 min / English Voice Over / VR Documentary

Health consequences of the major earthquakes in Nepal.

Barrage

Laura Schroeder
Made In / With Luxembourg
Fiction

Luxembourg, France, Belgium, 2017 / 110 min / French OV / Drama

An unsettling journey into the puzzling world of motherly love.

Bye bye Germany (Es war einmal in Deutschland...)

Sam Gabarski
Made In / With Luxembourg
Fiction

Luxembourg, Belgium, Germany, 2017 / 100 min / German version with English and French subtitles / Comedy

„Hitler is dead, but we are still alive!“ – David Bermann

Ce qu'il reste de toi

Kévin Dresse
Made In / With Luxembourg
Shorts

France, 2016 / 19 min / French OV with English subt. / Drama

Two lovers whom fate catches up with.

Chernobyl

Franco Dipietro
Made In / With Luxembourg
Shorts

Italy, Luxembourg, 2016 / 19 min / Italian OV with English subtitles / Drama

Winner of the European Short Pitch by Nisi Masa, Luxembourg 2016. 

CHRIS MARKER, NEVER EXPLAIN, NEVER COMPLAIN

Jean-Marie Barbe, Arnaud Lambert
Outside the walls

France , 2016 / 146 min / French OV with English subt. / Documentary

A documentary by Jean-Marie Barbe, Arnaud Lambert followed by a cinemix by Christophe Hanesse. In collaboration with MUDAM.

 

Clouds over Sidra

Gabo Arora / Chris Milk / United Nations / Barry Pousman
Virtual Reality Pavilion

USA, 2015 / 10 min / OV + Engish voice over / VR Documentary

The Zaatari Refugee Camp in Jordan is home to over 80,000 Syrians fleeing war. Half of these are children.

Crazy Cinématographe for Kids - Crazy Comedy Show

Young Audiences Movies
5-12 years
Movies for Schools
5-12 years
Young Audiences

, 2017 / 45 min / LU / FR / Special screening

By: Cinémathèque de la Ville de Luxembourg

With: Fränz Hausemer, Hughes Maréchal

Language: Luxembourgish or French

Critics award

Official Competition

, 2017 / min / / long métrage

Dark Night

Tim Sutton
Official Competition

United States, 2016 / 98 min / English OV with English subt / Drama

A bored suburban America obsessed with and plagued by gun violence.

Dem Dem

Pape Bouname Lopy, Marc Recchia, Christophe Rolin
Made In / With Luxembourg
Shorts

Luxembourg, Belgium, Senegal, 2017 / 30 min / OV / Drama, Fantasy

A young Senegalese fisher finds a Belgian passport.

 

Denial

Mick Jackson
Official selection - Non Competition

United Kingdom, USA, 2016 / 110 min / English OV with English and Dutch subtitles / Biography, Historical Drama

The whole world knows the Holocaust happened. Now she needs to prove it.

→ Opening Ceremony

Django

Etienne Comar
Official selection - Non Competition

France, 2017 / 117 min / French OV / Biopic

Opening film and in Official Competition. Berlin Film Festival 2017.

→ Awards Night

Documentary award - by BGL BNP Paribas

Documentary competition

, 2017 / min / / Documentary

DOUBLE INDEMNITY

Billy Wilder
Séance spéciale

USA, 1944 / 110 min / English OV with French subtitles / Thriller, Film Noir

In the context of Douglas Kennedy’s literary session.

Ethel & Ernest

Roger Mainwood
Made In / With Luxembourg
Fiction

United Kingdom, Luxembourg, 2016 / 94 min / English OV with FR subtitles / Animation, Comed, Drama

The life and times of two ordinary people living through extraordinary events and immense social change. 

Fanny's Journey (Le voyage de Fanny)

Lola Doillon
Schools
5-12 years
Young Audiences Movies
5-12 years
Young Audiences
Movies for Schools
5-12 years

France, Belgium, 2016 / 94 min / French OV / Drama

Inspired by the true story of Fanny Ben-Ami.

Fils (Son)

Cyrus Neshvad
Made In / With Luxembourg
Shorts

Luxembourg, 2016 / 15 min / French OV with English subt. / Drama, Thriller

A father can’t accept his son has fallen into a coma.

Sébastien, who cannot come to terms with his son being in a coma, begins to question his reality.

Forever Pure (Tehora La'ad)

Maya Zinshtein
Schools
12-18 years
Movies for Schools
12-18 years
Documentary competition

Israel, United Kingdom, Ireland, Norway, 2016 / 85 min / Hebrew, Russian and Chechen OV with English and French subtitles / Documentary

A provoking documentary about racism, religion, fanaticism and the cost of remaining silent.

Free Fire

Ben Wheatley
Official selection - Non Competition

France, United Kingdom, 2016 / 90 min / English OV with FR & NL subtitles / Action, Thriller, Drama

The most epic shootout ever. 

Fukushima : Vidas contaminadas

Noemí Ramírez / Daniel Verdú
Virtual Reality Pavilion

Spain, 2016 / 10 min / Spanish, English / VR Documentary

Fukushima: 5 years later. During the documentary shooting, 70 000 people were still living far from home because of the persistent radiation risk.

Glory (Slava)

Kristina Grozeva, Petar Valchanov
Official Competition

Bulgaria, Greece, 2016 / 101 min / Bulgarian OV with English subtitles / Drama

When a railroad worker uncovers a corruption scandal, a struggle for his dignity and an old wristwatch ensues

Gold

Stephen Gaghan
Official selection - Non Competition

USA, 2017 / 121 min / English original version with FR & NL subtitles / Drama

A prospector and a geologist team up to find gold in the uncharted jungle of Indonesia.

Goodfellas

Martin Scorsese
Official selection - Non Competition

USA, 2017 / 146 min / English OV with French subtitles / Biography, Crime, Drama

Since he was a little kid, Henry Hill had one ambition: become a GoodFella, a gangster and be part of the mob.

Grand Prix - by Orange

Official Competition

, 2017 / min / / Long métrage

Homo Sapiens

Nikolaus Geyrhalter
Official selection - Non Competition

Switzerland, Germany, Austria, 2016 / 94 min / Without words / Documentary

What will remain of our lives after we’re gone? 

Hounds of Love

Ben Young
Official selection - Non Competition

Australia, 2016 / 108 min / English OV with English subtitles / Thriller

There’s lost and then there’s loss.

House of Others (Skhvisi Sakhli)

Rusudan Glurjidze
Official Competition

Georgia, Spain, Russia, Croatia, 2016 / 103 min / Georgian and Russia OV with EN subtitles / Drama, Anti-War

Families uprooted and disoriented by war.

I am not Madame Bovary (Wo bu shi pan jinlian)

Feng Xiaogang
Official Competition

China, 2016 / 139 min / Mandarin OV with English subt. / Dramatic Comedy

A woman takes on the Chinese legal system. A relentless satire of Chinese corruption and hypocrisy.

I Am Not Your Negro

Raoul Peck
Documentary competition

France - United States, 2016 / 95 min / English OV with French subtitles / Documentary

The Civil Rights Movement and the reality of African Americans in the US.

iAnimal - Chicken

Animal Equality
Virtual Reality Pavilion

United Kingdom, 2017 / 10 min / English, Spanish, German, Italian / VR Documentary

What’s like to be a chicken in a factory farm? Now you know.  

iAnimal - Pig

Animal Equality
Virtual Reality Pavilion

United Kingdom, 2017 / 10 min / English, Spanish, German, Italian / VR Documentary

What’s it like to be a pig in a factory farm?

Indefinite

Darren Emerson
Virtual Reality Pavilion

United Kingdom, 2016 / 14 min / English / VR Documentary

Guided by the powerful voices of survivors, “Indefinite” takes the audience on an immersive journey into the uncertainty and despair of the UK’s immigration detention system.

Ivan Tsarevitch and the Changing Princess (Ivan Tsarévitch et la Princesse Changeante)

Michel Ocelot
Young Audiences Movies
5-12 years
Schools
5-12 years
Young Audiences
Movies for Schools
5-12 years

France, 2016 / 53 min / French OV / Animated tales

A beautiful trip to the land of fairyhood and elegance.

KIWI & STRIT (KIWI OG STRIT)

Esben Toft Jacobsen
Young Audiences Movies
3-5 years
Schools
3-5 years
Young Audiences
Movies for Schools
3-5 years

Denmark, 2016 / 45 min / Without words / Animation

Furry and funny!

Les sauteurs - Those Who Jump

Moritz Siebert, Estephan Wagner, Abou Bakar Sidibé
Official selection - Non Competition

Denmark, 2016 / 82 min / French and Bambara OV with French subtitles / Documentary

A film about the empowerment of a man armed only with his camera and his aspirations.

Machines

Rahul Jain
Documentary competition

India, Germany, Finland, 2016 / 75 min / Hindi OV with English subtitles / Documentary

Journey through the nightmarish bowels of the textile industry.

Made in/with Lux - Shorts Evening

Made In / With Luxembourg
Shorts

, 2017 / 120 min / / Drama

Experience 6 short films with varied subjects and meet their directors at this cinematic evening at Utopolis Kirchberg.

MappaMundi

Bady Minck
Made In / With Luxembourg
Documentaries

Luxembourg, Austria, 2017 / 45 min / English OV / Science-Docu-Fiction

An accelerated voyage through the history of Earth’s development.

Maurizio Cattelan: Be right back

Maura Axelrod
Outside the walls

USA, 2016 / 95 min / English OV with EN subtitles / Documentary

The art world's most celebrated prankster has his way with the big screen.

Miss Sloane

John Madden
Official selection - Non Competition
Séance spéciale

France, USA, 2016 / 132 min / English OV with French and Dutch subtitles / Drama, Political Thriller

Washington DC’s most formidable lobbyist faces her toughest adversary yet.

Monsieur & Madame Adelman

Nicolas Bedos
Official selection - Non Competition

France, 2016 / 120 min / French OV / Dramatic Comedy

A couple’s journey. - Carte Blanche Orange Luxembourg

NELLY

Anné Émond
Official Competition

Canada, 2016 / 101 min / French OV with English subt. / Drama

A celebrated and hotly discussed writer, Nelly scandalizes the French literary scene with her semi-autobiographical novel based on her experiences as a sex worker.

NIGHT OF A 1000 HOURS (DIE NACHT DER 1000 STUNDEN)

Virgil Widrich
Made In / With Luxembourg
Fiction

Luxembourg, Austria, Netherlands , 2016 / 92 min / German OV with French subt. / Drama

One night, one murder - A forbidden passion and a big family secret.

No Land's Song

Ayat Najafi
Outside the walls

France, Germany, Iran, 2017 / 93 min / English, Farsi and French OV with French subtitles / Documentary

A battle for freedom of speech and music in Iran. 

Notes on Blindness: Into Darkness

Peter Middleton & James Spinney
Virtual Reality Pavilion

France - USA, 2017 / 7 min / English, French, German / VR Documentary

After losing sight, John Hull, an American writer, knew that if he did not try to understand blindness it would destroy him. In 1983 he began keeping an audio diary.

November (Novembre)

Marjolaine Perreten
Young Audiences Movies
3-5 years
Schools
3-5 years
Young Audiences
Movies for Schools
3-5 years

France, 2015 / 4 min / Without words / Animation

Small animals facing winter.

Orphan (Orpheline)

Arnaud des Pallières
Official selection - Non Competition

France, 2016 / 111 min / French OV with French and Dutch subtitles / Drama

A portrait of a woman, orphaned in her mind but not in reality.

Pik Pik Pik

Dmitriy Vysotskiy
Young Audiences Movies
3-5 years
Schools
3-5 years
Young Audiences
Movies for Schools
3-5 years

Russia, 2014 / 4 min / Without words / Animation

Union is strength!

Porto

Gabe Klinger
Official selection - Non Competition

Portugal, France, USA, Poland, 2016 / 75 min / English, French and Portuguese OV with FR & NL subtitles / Drame, Romance

Two lovers haunted by the memories of a night frozen in time.

Rat Film

Theo Anthony
Documentary competition

United States , 2016 / 84 min / English OV with FR sub. / Documentary

Across walls, fences and alleys, rats do not only expose our boundaries of separation, but make homes in them.

Raw (Grave)

Julia Ducournau
Official Competition

France, Belgium, 2016 / 98 min / French OV with English subt. / Drama,Horror

Love and cannibalism: carnal desires.

Richard The Stork

Tobias Genkel, Reza Memari
Young Audiences Movies
5-12 years
Schools
5-12 years
Young Audiences
Movies for Schools
5-12 years

Luxembourg, Belgium, Germany, Norway, United States , 2017 / 85 min / Luxembourgish OV / Animation, Adventure, 3D

Small birds, big clatter.

SÁMI BLOOD (SAMEBLOD)

Amanda Kernell
Official Competition

Sweden, Norway, Denmark, 2016 / 110 min / Swedish and Sami OV with EN subtitles / Drama

1930s Sweden: Elle Marja, 14, a reindeer-herding Sámi girl, is sent away from her family to a state boarding school that is intended to raise its indigenous charges to a level “acceptable” to the r

Sergeant James

Alexandre Perez
Virtual Reality Pavilion

France, 2017 / 7 min / French / VR Experience

A new immersive experience combining fantasy with reality. 

Snip, Snap, Snut (Snipp, Snapp, Snut)

Maria Hulterstam, Cecilia Actis
Young Audiences Movies
3-5 years
Schools
3-5 years
Young Audiences
Movies for Schools
3-5 years

Sweden, 2016 / 45 min / Without words / Clay animation

Three happy ingenious buddies living in a colourful adventurous world.

Snowtime!

Jean-François Pouliot
Young Audiences Movies
5-12 years
Schools
5-12 years
Young Audiences
Movies for Schools
5-12 years

Canada, 2016 / 84 min / French OV / Animation

The story of an escalating snowball war.

Song to song

Terrence Malick
Official selection - Non Competition

United States, 2017 / 120 min / English OV / Drama

A rock ‘n’ roll landscape of seduction and betrayal.

→ Closing Night

Spring Jam

Ned Wenlock
Young Audiences Movies
3-5 years
Schools
3-5 years
Young Audiences
Movies for Schools
3-5 years

New Zealand, 2016 / 6 min / Without words / Animation

A young buck suffers a major case of antler-envy.

Sticky Notes

Amanda Sharp
Official selection - Non Competition

USA, 2016 / 90 min / English OV / Comedy, Drama

A story about love and loss.

Storm (Storm - Letters van vuur)

Dennis Bots
Young Audiences Movies
5-12 years
Young Audiences

Netherlands , 2017 / 97 min / German version / Historical Drama, Adventure

In a world set afire, one boy has the key to freedom.

Sur le fil

Thierry Besseling, Loïc Tanson
Made In / With Luxembourg
Shorts

Luxembourg, 2017 / 15 min / French OV with English subt. / Drama

A boy gives up his dream of tightrope walking to take care of his lion taming father.

Telle Mère, telle fille

Noémie Saglio
Official selection - Non Competition

France, 2017 / 94 min / French OV / Comedy

A female twist on the "Buddy Movie" genre.

The age of Shadows (Mil-Jeong)

Kim Jee-Woon
Official selection - Non Competition

South Korea, 2016 / 140 min / Korean, Japanese, Mandarin and English OV with English subtitles / Drama, Thriller

A historical epic set in 1920’s in Korea portraying the political resistance against Japanese colonisation.

The Caterpillar and the Hen (Il bruco et la gallina)

Michela Donini, Katya Rinaldi
Young Audiences Movies
3-5 years
Schools
3-5 years
Young Audiences
Movies for Schools
3-5 years

Italy, 2013 / 10 min / Without words / Animation

A hen‘s and a caterpillar’s friendship is put to the test.

The Challenge (Al tahaddi)

Yuri Ancarani
Outside the walls

France, Italy, 2016 / 69 min / Arabic OV with French and English subtitles / Documentary

An extravagant weekend in the desert.

The Crystal reef interactive

Lauren Knapp / Cody Karutz
Virtual Reality Pavilion

USA, 2016 / min / English OV / VR Experience

A rocky reef off the coast of Italy demonstrates the future of climate change. 

The Good Postman

Tonislav Hristov
Documentary competition

Bulgaria, Finland, 2016 / 82 min / Bulgarian OV with EN subtitles / Documentary

When running for mayor, a postman learns that even minor deeds outweigh the best intentions. 

The Human Scale

Andreas Dalsgaard
Official selection - Non Competition

Denmark, 2012 / 83 min / English OV with English subtitles / Documentary

Making cities work for people.

The lost city of Z

James Gray
Official Competition

USA, 2016 / 140 min / English OV with FR & NL subtitles / Adventure

“The Lost City of Z” tells the incredible true story of British explorer Percy Fawcett who journeys into the Amazon at the dawn of the 20th century and discovers evidence of a previously unknown, a

The Other Side of Hope (Toivon Tuolla puolen)

Aki Kaurismäki
Official Competition

Finland, 2017 / 98 min / Finnish, English, Swedish and Arabic OV with FR and NL subtitles / Drama

Helsinki and Finland through the eyes of a Syrian refugee.

The past we live in

Jérôme Weber
Made In / With Luxembourg
Shorts

Luxembourg, 2016 / 15 min / Luxembourgish OV with English subtitles / Drama

A forcibly recruited Luxembourgish WWII soldier relives the memories of his past.

The Short Story of A Fox And A Mouse

Camille Chaix, Hugo Jean, Juliette Jourdan, Marie Pillier, Kévin Roger
Young Audiences Movies
3-5 years
Schools
3-5 years
Young Audiences
Movies for Schools
3-5 years

France, 2015 / 7 min / Without words / Animation

An unlikely friendship between a fox and a mouse.

The Teeny-Weeny Fox (Le renard minuscule)

Sylwia Szkiladz, Aline Quertain
Young Audiences Movies
3-5 years
Schools
3-5 years
Young Audiences
Movies for Schools
3-5 years

France, Belgium, Switzerland, 2015 / 9 min / Without words / Animation

A teeny-weeny fox meets a daring little girl.

The Teeny-Weeny Fox - 6 Shorts for the Little Ones

Young Audiences Movies
3-5 years
Schools
3-5 years
Young Audiences
Movies for Schools
3-5 years

, 2016 / 43 min / Without words / Shorts

6 shorts for the little ones.

Tower

Keith Maitland
Documentary competition

USA, 2016 / 96 min / English OV with EN subtitles / Documentary, Animation, Crime

A sniper, an American University, an animated documentary

TRANSPECOS

Greg Kwedar
Official Competition

United States, 2016 / 86 min / English OV with FR subt. / Thriller

On the border there is no clear line between right and wrong.

TROUBLE(RE)MAKER – A CINELIVE BY SH’NAPAN BASED ON ANDY BAUSCH'S "TROUBLEMAKER"

Andy Bausch
Outside the walls

Luxembourg , 1988 / 98 min / Luxembourgish and German OV / Comedy

Cinema concert in partnership with the Rotondes and with the support of SACEM Luxembourg.

 

Tutti a casa - Power to the people?

Lise Birk Pedersen
Documentary competition

Denmark, Norway, Italy, 2017 / 90 min / Italian OV with EN subtitles / Documentary

The rise of populism in Italy.

Una

Benedict Andrews
Official selection - Non Competition

United Kingdom, USA, Canada, 2016 / 94 min / English OV with French & Dutch subtitles / Drama

Fifteen years ago, Una ran away with Ray, an older man, a crime for which he was arrested and imprisoned.

Virtual Reality Pavilion

Virtual Reality Pavilion

, 2017 / min / / Virtual Reality

A bold programme from a narrative and aesthetic point of view, built around projects in 360° focusing on activism.

Waves of Grace

Gabo Arora / Chris Milk
Virtual Reality Pavilion

USA, 2015 / 10 min / English OV / VR Documentary

Step into the virtual shoes of Decontee Davis, who recovered from Ebola.

Witness 360 7/7

Darren Emerson
Virtual Reality Pavilion

United Kingdom, 2016 / 13 min / English / VR Documentary

On the 7th July 2005 Jacqui Putnam stepped on to a Circle Line train in London on her way to work; a journey she had taken many times before.