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Feature films



A Letter to the President
by Roya Sadat

Afghanistan 2017, 83 min., feature film, Farsi with English subtitles

A plea for clemency reaches the President of Afghanistan. Female chief of police Soraya saves a girl from a stoning, and as a result draws the ire of the local warlord, as well as her own husband. As she faces execution, only the president can save her. The first female-directed feature-length film following the end of Taliban control.
World premiere in Locarno Film Festival
Director Roya Sadat present

Kino Museum Fri 23.11., 6:00 p.m.
Kino Museum Sat 24.11., 8:30 p.m.
Kino Waldhorn Sun 25.11., 6:00 p.m.

Carmen y Lola
by Arantxa Echevarria

Spain 2018, 103 min., feature film, Spanish with English subtitles

The 17-year-old Romani girl Carmen is destined to lead a life that is repeated from generation to generation. Her wedding plans are in full swing, when she meets the unconventional Lola. Carmen is fascinated by Lola, and Lola falls in love with Carmen. Both women throw themselves into the unknown, and in doing so, run up against a Taboo topic in their culture.
World premiere in Cannes

Kino Museum Thu 22.11., 6:00 p.m.
Kino Museum Fri 23.11., 8:30 p.m.

by Naoko Ogigami

Japan 2017, 127 min., feature film, Japanese with English subtitles

Abandoned by her mother, 11-year-old Tomo moves in with her uncle. She is skeptical when she meets his new live-in girlfriend, Rinko, a trans woman. Yet, Rinko wins the girl over with her caring ways, and the two bond over an unusual hobby. But soon Tomo is met with condescension and scorn, thanks to her unconventional surrogate family.
Teddy Award Berlinale

Kino Museum Sat 24.11., 6:00 p.m.
Kino Museum Tue 27.11., 8:30 p.m.

by Pablo Giorgelli

Argentina/France 2017, 87 min., feature film, Spanish with German subtitles

17-year-old Ely is used to being alone. Her daily life is a dreary routine of work and school. Her world is turned upside down when she learns that she is pregnant. Despite the facts that abortion is illegal in Argentina and that she has practically no support, Ely tries to find her way to her own decision.
World premiere in Venice
Expert Dr. med. Gabriele Halder present (24.11.2018)

Kino Museum Sat 24.11., 6:00 p.m.
Kino Museum Mon 26.11., 8:30 p.m.

Iron Jawed Angels – Alice Paul: Ihr Weg zum Licht
by Katja von Garnier

USA 2004, 123 min., feature film, English with German subtitles

USA 1912: Alice Paul and her fellow suffragettes fight passionately for women’s right to vote – sometimes against elder conservative feminists – with provocative actions. After some success and attention, in the eve of World War I, they start to face the most violent opposition…
Multiple awards, a.o. Golden Globe for Anjelica Huston
In cooperation with the Institut for Political Science of the University of Tübingen, expert Prof. Dr. Gabriele Abels present (22.11.2018)
In cooperation with the Equal Opportunity Office of the City of Herrenberg, in advance there will be an impulse lecture at 6:00 p.m. on the occasion of 100 years of women’s suffrage ( 25.11.2018)

Kino Museum Thu 22.11., 8:30 p.m.
Klosterhof Herrenberg Sun 25.11., 7:00 p.m.


Las herederas – Die Erbinnen (The Heiresses)
by Marcelo Martinessi

Paraguay/Uruguay/Germany/Brazil/Norway/France 2018, 95 min., feature film, Spanish with German subtitles

First, Chela and her girlfriend Chiquita have to sell their furniture, then their debts land Chiquita in prison. Introverted Chela is left to stand on her own two feet. Her old Mercedes and a new infatuation help her to break out of her shell.
20 film awards, including two Silver Bears Berlinale
Presented by L-MAG

Kino Museum Mon 26.11., 6:00 p.m.
Kino Museum Wed 28.11., 8:30 p.m.
Kino Waldhorn Tue 27.11., 6:00 p.m.

Naomis Reise
by Frieder Schlaich

Germany/Peru 2017, 92 min., feature film, Spanish/German with German subtitles

Grudgingly, Naomi travels with her mother to Germany – the place where her sister seemed to have found her lucky break, until she was killed by her husband. At the murder trial they are confronted by the husband’s motives, and by the emotionlessness of justice – where is the space for their anger and their grief?
Screenwriter Claudia Schaefer present

Kino Museum Sun 25.11., 8:30 p.m.
Kino Museum Mon 26.11., 6:00 p.m.
Kino Waldhorn Wed 28.11., 6:00 p.m.
Programmkino Kamino Wed 21.11., 6:00 p.m

Supa Modo
by Likarion Wainaina

Kenya/Germany 2018, 74 min., feature film, Swahili/Kikuyu/English with German subtitles

9-year-old Jo has understood: cancer is going to defeat her. Her mother’s world is falling apart, but not Jo’s. She just has one wish: to be a superhero, like the ones she idolizes in her beloved action films. The whole village comes together to make her wish come true.
Special Mention Children’s Jury Berlinale
In cooperation with Difäm
Expert Dr. Gisela Schneider present (25.11.2018)

Kino Museum Sun 25.11., 6:00 p.m.
Programmkino Kamino Sun 25.11., 2:00 p.m.

The Art of Loving: The Story of Michalina Wislocka
by Maria Sadowska

Poland 2017, 117 min., feature film, Polish with English subtitles

Michalina is a gynecologist in Warsaw in the 1970s. With unconventional methods, humor and élan, she teaches women about sexual desire and the possibilities provided by modern contraception. When she tries to publish her groundbreaking book about love and sex, the Church and State are alarmed.
Four film awards

Kino Museum Mon 26.11., 8:30 p.m.
Kino Museum Wed 28.11., 8:30 p.m.

The Song of Scorpions
by Anup Singh

India/France/Switzerland/Singapore 2017, 119 min., feature film, Hindi with English subtitlesFreedom-loving Nooran learns the traditional art of healing from her grandmother, a respected scorpion singer. She is unimpressed by the advances of her admirer Aadam, until someone tries to break her free spirit. A visually stunning desert epic about love, revenge and betrayal.
World premiere at Locarno

Kino Museum Sat 24.11., 8:30 p.m.
Kino Museum Tue 27.11., 8:30 p.m.

The Tale – Die Erinnerung
by Jennifer Fox

USA/Germany 2018, 114 min., feature film, English with German subtitles

After reading an essay from her school-days, Jennifer is confronted by suppressed memories: the story appears to be about her great love for Mrs. G. and trainer Bill, which now decades later she recognizes as abuse. Director Jennifer Fox worked through her own experiences with this film. Trigger warning: depicts sexualized violence.
World premiere at Sundance
Expert Micha Schöller present

Kino Museum Sun 25.11., 8:30 p.m.
Kino Museum Tue 27.11., 6:00 p.m.
Kino Waldhorn Fri 23.11., 6:00 p.m.

Unga Astrid
by Pernille Fischer Christensen

Sweden/Germany/Denmark 2018, 123 min., feature film, Swedish/Danish with German subtitles

Sweden, 1920. Young Astrid is wild and curious about life. Bored by her work on her family’s farm, weekly church services and the stiff dance evenings, the offer to assist a local news editor comes just at the right time! When she unexpectedly becomes pregnant, she makes a decision that goes against all conventions. A captivating portrait of the young Astrid Lindgren.
World premiere at Berlinale

Kino Museum Wed 21.11., 7:30 p.m.
Kino Waldhorn Sat 24.11., 6:00 p.m.

Virus Tropical
by Santiago Caicedo

Colombia 2017, 97 min., feature film, Spanish with English subtitles

Quito 1976. Against all odds, Paola is miraculously conceived although her mother has had her tubes tied. As the youngest of three rebellious sisters, she is born into a peculiar family. This film adaptation of the autobiographical Graphic Novel shows once again that truth is stranger than fiction.
Audience Award SXSW

Kino Museum Thu 22.11., 8:30 p.m.
Kino Museum Wed 28.11., 6:00 p.m


Was werden die Leute sagen (What Will People Say)
by Iram Haq

Norway/Germany/Sweden 2017, 106 min., feature film, Norwegian/Urdu with German subtitles

15-year-old Nisha manages to playfully thread the needle between her Norwegian surroundings and her parents’ Pakistani culture – until her father catches her with her boyfriend. Scandal! He abducts her to her aunt in Pakistan. But even in that foreign world, Nisha manages to keep her strong will. Based on true events.
13 film awards
TDF-Expert Monika Michell present

Kino Museum Fri 23.11., 8:30 p.m.
Kino Museum Sun 25.11., 6:00 p.m.
Kino Waldhorn Thu 22.11., 6:00 p.m.
Programmkino Kamino Wed 28.11., 6:00 p.m.

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