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Fatih Akin’s gangster rapper biopic ‘Rheingold’ to world premiere at Filmfest Hamburg

Fatih Akin’s gangster rapper biopic ‘Rheingold’ to world premiere at Filmfest Hamburg

Hans-Christian Schmid’s ’We Are Next of Kin’ to open German festival.

Filmfest Hamburg has lined up world premieres of films by Fatih Akin, Hans-Christian Schmid and Alrun Goette for its 30th anniversary edition, which runs from September 29 to October 8.

Golden Bear-winner Akin’s biopic of the German rapper and label boss Xatar, Rheingold, starring this year’s European Shooting Star Emilio Sakraya, will have its first screening on the director’s home turf in Hamburg.

Schmid’s adaptation of Johann Scheerer’s autobiographical novel We Are Next Of Kin, which chronicles the kidnapping of Scheerer’s literary scholar and

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