CINEMA FOR LIFE

a film by Peter Heller

CINEMA FOR LIFE

Germany | 2018 | 100:00 min

Original Title:
MAXIM LEBEN – EIN ALTES KINO ERZÄHLT

Formal Categories

Biography / Portrait Society Arts

Content Categories

Documentary
Synopsis
The film tells from the personal perspective of the filmmaker the history of the Munich district cinema 'Maxim'.
The Maxim was centre of his private and professional life. The cinema had been managed for 40 years by the lone fighter Sigi who persistently opposed all trends. The Maxim was a venue, catalyst and home of political documentary and a birthplace of the Munich International Documentary Film Festival. But the political weapon "Maxim" had become dull time by time. The old cinema corner lost he connection lin technology and audience. The "Maxim" had to die. When everyone had already given up the ancient cinema, a "New Maxim  "reborn in the 104th year by a women's collective.
And the legend lives - differently better and further.
Cast and Crew
  • Director Peter Heller (c/o filmkraft)
  • Protagonist Gudrun Geyer, Christiane Grefe, Nicolas Humbert, Thomas Frickel, Christoph Boekel, Alf Mayer, Peter Krieg, Gunter Oehme, Sigi Daiber
Original Languages

German

Production Company
filmkraft filmproduktion
Dantestraße 27, 80637 München

Phone: +49 89 174290

Phone: +49 89 17877803

http://filmkraft.de
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