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  • Monday, 5/31/2010

    SOUTH OF SUNDANCE

    Latin America celebrates its independence – so do its filmmakers.

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  • Friday, 5/28/2010

    THE ALTERNATIVE-RADIO FILMFEST PARTY

    Every year FILMFEST MÜNCHEN stages its hippest public party in co-operation with youth radio format Zündfunk.

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  • Wednesday, 5/26/2010

    STARING STRAIGHT INTO HELL: ULRICH SEIDL RETROSPECTIVE

    This year's retrospective and guest of honor at FILMFEST MÜNCHEN is controversial Austrian filmmaker Ulrich Seidl, winner of the Gold Lion at Venice 2001 - the first complete show of his incisive and provocative work ever.

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  • Tuesday, 5/25/2010

    FACES BEHIND THE FEST: FRESH FROM CANNES

    On Wednesday, May 26th, festival chief Andreas Ströhl and programmer Christoph Gröner (Int’l Program) spoke about the Munich Filmfest and the worldwide festival landscape. Coming straight off the plane from the Côte d’Azur, the two professional cinephiles shared their film-buff enthusiasm with the audience.

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  • Friday, 5/21/2010

    FACES BEHIND THE FEST: THE GERMAN FILMS

    This year, FILMFEST MÜNCHEN offers fans advance insight into the upcoming fest with a series of talks by the programmers of each section. The FILMFEST ENCOUNTER series kicked off Thursday, May 20th at 7 p.m. in the Black Box of Munich's Gasteig center with a focus on the new German films.

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  • Monday, 5/17/2010

    MAGICAL WEST, REALIST EAST: KIDS' FILMS 2010

    While the adults don't show up until the afternoon or evening, FILMFEST MÜNCHEN's most avid fans throng the Gasteig festival center starting at 9 a.m. for the KINDERFILMFEST, showcasing the best in children's fare from around the globe.

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  • Wednesday, 5/12/2010

    ROCKING THE ELEPHANT: THE ENVELOPE PLEASE

    The nominees for the "White Elephant" kidpic award have been announced, which will be presented June 27th as part of Munich Filmfest.

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  • Tuesday, 5/11/2010

    REVOLT OF THE YOUNG: GERMAN TV MOVIES 2010

    It has been a turbulent time for German TV production ever since NDR producer Doris Heinze was fired last year for secretly buying her own scripts under assumed names. The blatant corruption at the pubweb cast a harsh light on the state of German fee-financed TV production, which often seems mired in mediocrity and melodrama when contrasted with edgier US and UK formats.

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  • Monday, 5/10/2010

    IMAGINING INDIA: INTERVIEW WITH FEST HEAD STRÖHL

    The growing Indian Middle Class has its own world view, and its own cinema to match: combining familiar elements of Bollywood romance, noir crime and reflective social dramas in a new, broad-based narrative that seeks to appeal to a large audience commercially while blazing new trails artistically.

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  • Thursday, 5/6/2010

    THREE PROS ON GERMAN FILM JURY

    The jury members for the Young German Cinema Prize at the 2010 Munich Filmfest have been announced.

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