DC Shorts Film Festival

September 19-28, 2019

The Peculiar Abilities Of Mr. Mahler (Die Besonderen Fahigkeiten Des Herrn Mahler)

East Germany, 1987: The special investigator Mahler is said to have paranormal abilities. The police assigns him to solve the case of the 6-year-old Henry Kiefer, who is missing for weeks now, before this issue leads to political tensions with the West. But then he brings something to light that makes this family tragedy especially political.

29 minutes • Drama • Germany

Tickets available for this show in the following showcases:

Showcase 10

Another Time And Place

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