ex31 Day 3 FAVOURITES: Two strong girls and a pioneer of Filipino alternative cinema

Today you will have the chance to meet the Wiesbaden born director Esther Bialas and DoP Christiane Buchmann who will present their film HANNA’S HOMECOMING [WO KEIN SCHATTEN FÄLLT] at 8 pm at Caligari FilmBühne. After three years at boarding school, Hanna is returning home to her little village where she is not welcome anymore.

A little bit earlier you can also meet Canadian director Christy Garland who will present her documentary film WHAT WALAA WANTS at 3 pm at Caligari FilmBühne. Raised in a refugee camp in the West Bank while her mother was in prison, Walaa dreams of being a policewoman, wearing a uniform, avoiding marriage, and earning a salary.

After his son opened the 31st edition of exground on Friday with NEOMANILA, internationally acclaimed and multi-awarded director Raymond Red will do a q&a after his classic movie MANILA SKIES at 5.30 pm at Murnau-Filmtheater. MANILA SKIES, based on a true story of a robbery going bloody awray and an insane escape plan, is ballsy filmmaking.