German Film Week: Curveball

Film Program

German Film Week: Curveball

Organized by Metropolis Cinema in partnership with Goethe-Institut Libanon

Friday 24 September, 20:00 to 22:00

In German, with English subtitles
Free admission, booking is mandatory

Directed by Johannes Naber, 2020
108', Germany 

Cast: Sebastian Blomberg, Dar Salim, Virginia Kull, Michael Wittenborn
Screenplay: Oliver Keidel, Johannes Naber
Director of photography: Sten Mende
Editing: Anne Jünemann
Music: Johannes Naber

Although he already has searched Iraq unsuccessfully for weapons of mass destruction as a member of a UN mission, German bio-weapons expert Arndt Wolf is still obsessed with the idea that Saddam Hussein is hiding something. Nobody around him is interested in this topic any more. This changes abruptly when an Iraqi asylum seeker claims to have been involved in the manufacture of biological weapons. The German Federal Intelligence Service summons Dr. Wolf to ascertain the legitimacy of the claims made by the informant, who has been given the code name "Curveball". Meanwhile, the 9/11 attacks have shaken the world and put Americans on edge...

Please note that all COVID-19 measures must be observed:
- Reservations are mandatory and can be made here
- A minimum distance of 1m from other persons must be respected
- Masks must be wear while present at the venues