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15

September

THE NIGHT OF ALL NIGHTS

German Film #1

The Night of All Nights (96min, rating exempt) Together. For a lifetime. Who can manage this? And who still wants this? What seems to be an oddity for us nowadays was the norm for the generation of our grandparents.The documentary THE NIGHT OF ALL NIGHTS by Yasemin and Nesrin Şamdereli (ALMANYA) portrays four couples from Japan, USA, India and Germany who all have celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary together. It’s a light-hearted and humorous experience that reveals the secrets of long-term partnerships and love.

free
12.00pm to 1.40pm
Saturday
15 September

MADEMOISELLE PARADIS

German Film #2

Mademoiselle Paradis (97min, M) Vienna, 1777. The blind 18-year-old “Wunderkind” pianist Maria Theresia Paradis lost her eyesight overnight when she was three years old. After countless failed medical experiments, her parents take her to the estate of controversial “miracle doctor” Franz Anton Mesmer, where she joins a group of outlandish patients. She enjoys the liberal household in a Rococo world and tastes freedom for the first time, but begins to notice that as Mesmer’s treatment brings back her eyesight, she is losing her cherished musical virtuosity.

 

free
2.30pm to 4.00pm
Saturday
15 September