The 16th Indian Filmfestival will be opened on 17th of July 2019.
The award ceremony will take place on July 21st 2019 at 7.30pm.
Special Tea Talk
Be invited to our special tea talk: Germany and the EU on July 18th 2019
Opening Film 'Namdev Beau' - In Search of Silence
A 65-year-old chauffeur who can no longer bear the big-city noise and the people's continuous gibberish, packs his suitcase and sets out on a quest to find the “Valley of Silence”.
School film 'Hamid'
When his father disappears, seven-year-old Hamid feels lonely and tormented. One day he learns that 786 is God’s number. He dials it on the phone to ask God to bring his father back. One day his call is answered.
Family Film 'Chippa'
This film about growing up is told as the story of a single night in Kolkata. Chippa is given a letter written in Urdu by his father who disappeared. Trying to find a translator, he meets peculiar people – and a faithful companion.
Closing Film 'Lihaaf - The Quilt'
When young Ismat notices inexplicable things going on in the Begum's bedroom at night, she is scared and confused. When Ismat understands years later, she writes her story down.
You can not decide on a movie? Then check out our short film program!
Your chance to win a Travel Voucher
On 20th of July you can win a Chamäleon travel voucher worth 200 Euros.
Making of Indian Cinema
Making of Indian Cinema takes a gander behind the scenes of Indian films.
Starting at 10 am on July 21st 2019 in cooperation with our charity partner Childaid Network and Ronnefeldt.
Saturday evening Highlight 'Ek Je Chhilo Raja - The Imposter Prince‘
Rightful ruler or cunning fraud? Twelve years after the alleged death of Prince Mahendra Kumar Choudhuri, a monk of astonishing likeness to him turns up. The thrilling and protracted search for the truth begins.