18:00 OPENING EVENING
(public event, entry from 17:30.)
Welcome by Peter Limbourg, artistic director of Deutsche Welle (DW)
Ronald Zehrfeld and his team colleagues from Motorcircus present their project „Mission South“/“Ärzte helfe e.V.“
MAUDIE – feature film by Aisling Walsh, 116 mins. Canada/ Ireland, 2016. Original with German subtitles.
Cinema sneak preview.
Maud has been suffering from a severe form of Arthritis since her childhood, with every movement leading to agony. She’s lonely but full of the will to live and loves painting. When she takes a job as a housekeeper for the grumpy fisherman Everett, a tender love story develops. From then on Maud paints her surroundings in bright colours and soon becomes somewhat of a celebrity even beyond the confines of the small village. The true story of a strong personality who fights against bodily restrictions and finds her happiness in art.