25th International Film Festival

for Children and Young Audience

12 – 18 OCT 2020

Red Bracelets – The Beginning

Original title: Club der roten Bänder - Wie alles begann
German title: Club der roten Bänder - Wie alles begann
110 min
German Focus
from 10 years
Chemnitz Festival Premiere
Direction: Felix Binder
Script: Jan Martin Scharf, Arne Nolting
Actor: Tim Olliver Schultz, Luise Befort


Cinestar Galerie Roter Turm | 07.10.2019 | 17:00

The story behind the TV series: Six young people – all seriously ill – form the Red Bracelets Club at Albertus Clinic in Cologne. First there is Leo, a life-affirming, happy teenager who loves to play on the football ground. But unbearable pains in his leg force him to see a doctor. He is diagnosed with bone cancer and has to undergo chemotherapy. Toni is different from the teenagers of his age. His father cannot cope with this, so Toni moves in with his grandpa. However, the understanding old man cannot replace a friend. Jonas has been harassed by his brother for years and does not know how to defend himself. Alex is very disappointed by his father, while Emma wants to please her dad. Hugo, the youngest, is really brave once in his life. But jumping from the ten-meter diving tower has serious consequences. There are six young people, six different fates. Soon they will all meet at Albertus Clinic.