Sold out! Giraffe

by Anna Sofie Hartmann
03.06.20 – 07.06.20

A Danish summer: long days turn into blue nights. A tunnel will be built to connect Denmark and Germany, the present sets in motion towards the future. People meet and part ways again.

Actress Lisa Loven will be joining us for a conversation about the film on Sunday, June 7.

About the film

A tunnel will be built to connect Denmark and Germany, the present sets in motion towards the future, change hangs in the air. Dara, an ethnologist, arrives to document the houses tagged for demolition. The young Pole, Lucek, and his colleagues prepare the future construction site. Käthe works on the ferry, steadily moving people, their stories, and goods to and fro. Birte and Leif leave their house that has been passed down for generations. Agnes’ life resounds in her diaries, collectibles and the walls of her home, which will soon be demolished. A Danish summer: long days turn into blue nights. People meet and part ways again.

About the director

Born in Nakskov, Denmark. Anna Sofie Hartmann studied directing at the German Film and Television Academy Berlin (dffb). Her graduation film Limbo premiered in 2014 at the San Sebastián International Film Festival and was invited to numerous festivals, including Rotterdam, South by South West (SXSW) and Copenhagen PIX, where it received high praise and was subsequently nominated for the European Film Academy’s Discovery Award 2015. Giraffe (2019) is her second feature film.

Practical information

We are looking forward to be welcoming the audience back into the cinema. We follow the authorities' guidelines and ask visitors to be considerate of one another:

  • Kunstnernes Hus' cinema is open Wednesdays and Sundays. We open 30 minutes before each viewing.
  • Maximum 27 people per screening.
  • We have increased our cleaning routines in the public areas and ask everyone to use hand sanitizer at regular intervals.
  • The ticket purchase at this time only happens online. Due to higher costs related to cleaning and staffing, we ask for your understanding that we had to increase the regular ticket price to 150,-. The price for members, students and artists remains at 90,-. If you would like to support Kunstnernes Hus Cinema in these times, you have the opportunity to buy a 'støttebillet' for 200,-.
Title
Giraffe
Director
Anna Sofie Hartmann
Year
2019
Country
Germany, Denmark
Duration
87 min
Language
English, Danish, German, Polish with English subtitles