A 16-year-old Indian boy named Piscine Militor “Pi” survives a shipwreck in which his family dies. He is stranded on a lifeboat in the middle of the Pacific Ocean with a wounded zebra, an orangutan, a hyena and a fearsome Bengal tiger named Richard Parker. This adaptation of the best-selling 2001 novel by Yann Martel was nominated for and won dozens of international awards, including four Oscars. (English spoken)
Friday, 07. 08. 2020 / 13:30 / Main Hall
In 1989, the very idea of a competitive all-female sailboat crew was nearly inconceivable to the manly world of open-ocean yacht racing. They’d never make it to the start, much less survive to the finish. Tracy Edwards proved them wrong. The 26-year-old skipper, her second-hand racing yacht Maiden, and her seasoned crew became the first-ever all-woman challenge to the Whitbread.
Friday, 07. 08. 2020 / 17:30 / Main Hall
Sarah is a French astronaut training at the European Space Agency in Cologne. She is the only woman in the arduous program. She lives alone with Stella, her seven-year-old daughter, and feels guilty that she cannot spend more time with her child. Her love is overpowering, unsettling. When Sarah is chosen to be part of the crew of a year-long space mission called ‘Proxima’, it creates chaos in the mother daughter relationship.
Friday, 07. 08. 2020 / 21:30 / Main Hall
Sibyl, a jaded psychotherapist, returns to her first passion: writing. But her newest patient Margot, a troubled up-and-coming actress, proves to be a source of inspiration that is far too tempting. Fascinated almost to the point of obsession, Sibyl becomes more and more involved in Margot’s tumultuous life, reviving volatile memories that bring her face to face with her past.