Open Air Program of the ITFS 2017:

WELCOME TO THE FESTIVAL GARDEN WITH OPEN AIR CINEMA (free admission!)

Our open air program offers film fun for the whole family! In the tents of our partners there are a lot of activities to join and for our small and big hunger our Festival Garden offers lots of treats. Enjoy the unique atmosphere!

Daily from 2 – 10:30 pm at the Schlossplatz

Open Air Program

KUNG FU PANDA 3 // TUESDAY, May 2, 8:15 pm

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Jennifer Yuh Nelson, Alessandro Carloni // USA, China 2016, 96 Min.

When Po’s long-lost panda father suddenly reappears, the reunited duo travels to a secret panda paradise to meet scores of hilarious new panda characters. But when the supernatural villain Kai begins to sweep across China defeating all the kung fu masters, Po must do the impossible-learn to train a village full of his fun-loving, clumsy brethren to become the ultimate band of Kung Fu Pandas.

WHEN MARNIE WAS THERE // WEDNESDAY, May 3, 8:15 pm

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Hiromasa Yonebayashi // Japan 2014, 103 Min.

The silent, asthmatic girl Anna makes a holiday with relatives. In an old abandoned house she meets the mysterious Marnie. The cartoon film is held in the style of anime magician Hayao Myazaki.

MULLEWAPP // THURSDAY, May 4, 3 pm

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Theresa Strozyk, Tony Loeser // Germany 2016, 79 Min.

Because Waldemar’s birthday is suddenly interrupted, he and his friends Johnny Mauser and Franz von Hahn have to take drastic action and are suddenly on the road on an involuntary and particularly adventurous and turbulent bike tour.

FINDING DORY // THURSDAY, May 4, 8:15 pm

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Andrew Stanton, Angus MacLane // USA 2016, 97 Min.

Magical sequel to Pixar’s cult film “Finding Nemo”, which brings Nemo’s forgetful friend to the fore. Dorie looks desperately for her parents. Nemo and Marlin follow her in a large marine park in California and the chaos is complete …

THE LITTLE POLAR BEAR // FRIDAY, May 5, 3 pm

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Piet De Rycker, Thilo Graf Rothkirch // Germany 2001, 78 Min.

The small polar bear Lars lives at the North Pole, where he and his friends Robby, Greta, Pieps, Orca and Manili experience some exciting adventures.

ICE AGE 5: COLLISION COURSE // FRIDAY, May 5, 8:15 pm

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Galen T. Chu, Mike Thurmeier // USA 2016, 94 Min.

Because a meteor comes hurtling down the earth and threatens the animals in the ice age, a solution has to be found: sloth Sid and Co. must once again save the world.

DIE HÄSCHENSCHULE – JAGD NACH DEM GOLDENEN EI // SATURDAY, May 6, 3 pm

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Ute von Münchow-Pohl // Germany 2017, 76 Min.

Max wants nothing more than to belong to the hard-hitting rabbit-gang, the “madness-rabbits”. When he wants to prove himself, there is an incident with unexpected consequences.

MUSIC MEETS ANIMATION – LIVE //  SATURDAY, May 6, 7:45 pm

Musicians of the “Ziryab-Akademie für Weltmusik” of Forum der Kulturen Stuttgart e. V. enter the stage of the Open Air area together with the Syrian-Armenian performance artist and animator Kevork Mourad. Together they create a musical animation experience.

ZOOTOPIA // SATURDAY, May 6, 8:15 pm

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Byron Howard, Rich Moore // USA 2016, 104 Min.

The Oscar winner finds a new approach to tell of talking animals: a fox and a rabbit as a really unsuitable duo in a metropolis inhabited only by animals have to solve a missing person case.

LA SONNAMBULA BY VINCENZO BELLINI // SUNDAY, May 7, 11 am (Matinée)

Jossi Wieler (Regie), Gabriele Ferro (musikalische Leitung)

Experience the recording of the production the “La Sonnambula” of the opera Stuttgart. In advance, Mirella Bunoaica and other members of the soloists ensemble sing live and we show the animation short film “Tod der Fruchtfliege”, wich was created together with the tenor Daniel Kluge.

RITTER ROST 2 – DAS SCHROTTKOMPLOTT // SUNDAY, May 7, 3 pm

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Thomas Bodenstein, Marcus Hamann // Deutschland 2016, 87 Min.

Scrapland is broke. It is up to Ritter Rusty and his friends with a little invention-spirit to save their home and neighbors.

STORKS // SUNDAY, May 7, 8:15 pm

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Nicholas Stoller, Doug Sweetland // USA 2016, 87 Min.

Today the storks deliver only packages. Storch Junior, however, accidentally sets the old baby machine in motion and a little girl runs off the line. Now he has to get rid of the baby quickly.