Hall of Fame in Kamp-Lintfort: school cinema weeks start at the end of May

Education in Kamp-Lintfort
Hall of Fame: School Cinema Weeks start at the end of May

The cinema in Kamp-Lintfort shows seven feature, animated and documentary films. They are intended to strengthen the media skills of pupils of all school types and ages.

For the 15th time, the state-wide school cinema weeks are offering an extensive film program relating to a wide range of teaching topics, as well as free accompanying educational materials. From May 30th, the “Hall of Fame” in Kamp-Lintfort will be showing seven feature, animated and documentary films that strengthen the media skills of pupils of all school types and ages.

The following films are in the program: With “Die Olchis – Willkommen in Schmuddelfing” (1st-4th grade), the popular green landfill residents get their own adventure on the big screen. In “Jim Button and the Wilde 13” (2nd-6th grade) the friends from Lummerland meet a gang of 13 pirate brothers who are out for revenge.

In his documentary “Heimat Natur” (from 5th grade), director Jan Haft embarks on a journey from the North Sea and Baltic Sea to the Alps and explores native habitats in Germany. Based on true historical events, director Tobias Wiemann shows the escape of a 12-year-old from the Nazis across the Pyrenees in his family adventure film “The Path” (5th-8th grade).

In 2040: We’re Saving the World! (5th-9th grades), Damon Gameau explores the world his daughter might live in in 2040. What needs to be done to improve the current situation of the planet? The German documentary film “Die Unbebeugsamen” (from 8th grade) focuses on female politicians of the present and the past, who had to fight hard for their right to participate and equal rights in political events.

In the road movie “God, you can be an ass!” (from the 8th grade), a 16-year-old decides to go to Paris for her graduation trip, despite her shocking cancer diagnosis. With Heike Makatsch, Til Schweiger and Sinje Irslinger.

Across the state, more than 100 cinemas take part in the NRW School Cinema Weeks, organized by “Vision Kino – Netzwerk für Film und Medienkompetenz” and “Film + Schule NRW”, a joint initiative of the Regional Association of Westphalia-Lippe (LWL) and NRW -Ministry of Education, are organized.

Schools can still register now. The reduced admission price for the cinema screenings is four euros, teachers and accompanying persons have free admission. Information on the program and online registration can be found online at