> Skip to content

Trending Films

My Planner

Your planner helps you schedule your entire the children's international film festival experience. It shows sessions you've saved, in a helpful timeline.

or to save your planner

Your Planner is empty.
Browse Films & Events

Please check your email for password reset instructions.


Fritzi: A Revolutionary Tale

Fritzi: A Revolutionary Tale

It is 1989 and 12-year-old Fritzi lives in East Germany. When Fritzi’s best friend Sophie goes on holiday Fritzi happily agrees to take care of Sophie’s dog, Sputnik. But then Sophie doesn’t come back: she and her mum have fled across the border seeking refuge in Hungary. Fritzi becomes determined to reunite Sophie and Sputnik so starts planning to cross the border herself. Through encounters with hostile townsfolk, sympathetic friends, members of the local resistance movement and Stasi officers Fritzi discovers that life in a communist state is far more hostile and restrictive than she had ever realised. But change is in the air, and Fritzi is about to become part of something extraordinary.  

Parental guidance: mild impact violence, mild impact themes concerning political oppression and persecution.

  • Recommended Age

    8+

  • Runtime

    82 Mins

  • Director

    Ralf Kukula, Matthias Bruhn

  • Language

    English

Stay in the know

Welcome to CHIFF!

All tickets are now on sale!