Press Releases

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  • Saturday, 7/7/2018

    "Shoplifters" wins the grand prize

     

    • ARRI/Osram Award for "Shoplifters" by Hirokazu Kore-eda
    • CineVision Award for "Border" by Ali Abbasi 
    • The FIPRESCI jury honors "All Good" by Eva Trobisch
    • Audience Awards for "Wackersdorf" and "100% Coco"
    • ONE FUTURE PRIZE for "A Letter to the President" by Roya Sadat

     

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  • Saturday, 7/7/2018

    Current and innovative

     

    FILMFEST MÜNCHEN takes stock: some 80,000 attendees, more industry events than ever, and popular live streams.

     

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  • Friday, 7/6/2018

    Winners of the German Cinema New Talent Award

     

    • The awards for best directing and best acting go to "All Good"
    • Anna de Paoli receives the award for best producer for "A Young Man with High Potential"
    • Damian John Harper is honored for best screenplay for "In the Middle of the River"

     

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  • Sunday, 7/1/2018

    Bernd Burgemeister TV Prize for hager moss film

     

    This year's Bernd Burgemeister TV Prize for the best German television movie of the year goes to... "Rufmord" (English title: "Defamed") (production: Kirsten Hager, Carmen Stozek/Hager-Moss, director: Viviane Andereggen).

     

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  • Thursday, 6/28/2018

    The 36th FILMFEST MÜNCHEN has begun!

     

    The 36th FILMFEST MÜNCHEN held its opening gala at the Mathäser Filmpalast theater with the film "Mackie Messer – Brechts Dreigroschenfilm". Director Joachim A. Lang was joined on the red carpet by Lars Eidinger, Tobias Moretti, Joachim Król, Claudia Michelsen, Britta Hammelstein, Robert Stadlober, Peri Baumeister, and Godehard Giese.

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  • Monday, 6/25/2018

    Partners of the 36th international FILMFEST MÜNCHEN

     

    In 2018, as always, it's not just our stakeholders, but numerous partners that make it possible for FILMFEST MÜNCHEN to be the exclusive cultural event it is, with thousands of guests and fans of cinema arriving from around the world. "Only with the help of our partners are we able to host an attractive festival with high-caliber films, guests, and events. I'm especially pleased that we have found a new main partner in TELE 5, which shares our love of good films. Led by its motto 'Different is better', the station keeps its finger on the pulse of the times, with fresh film series and great movies. I'm happy and proud of the fact that many of our partners have been with us and supporting us for years or in some cases even decades," says festival director Diana Iljine.

     

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  • Friday, 6/22/2018

    The Next Big Step

     

    At a press conference held today, on Friday, in Munich, Bavarian Minister President Dr. Markus Söder, Minister of State Georg Eisenreich, and Diana Iljine, director of Internationale Münchner Filmwochen GmbH, announced far-reaching plans for the further development of FILMFEST MÜNCHEN.

     

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  • Monday, 6/18/2018

    Candidates for the New German Cinema New Talent Award

     

    Celeb jury will vote on the best achievements in the New German Cinema sidebar at the 35th FILMFEST MÜNCHEN (June 22 to July 1, 2017)

     

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  • Thursday, 6/14/2018

    What's the global zeitgeist?

     

    The films being shown at the 36th FILMFEST MÜNCHEN come from 43 different countries and thus represent a cross-section of contemporary filmmaking around the globe. Although the origin of the individual films does not influence their selection, some geographic focal points can be discerned.

     

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  • Monday, 6/11/2018

    An eye toward the future

     

    • 185 current films from 43 countries. 133 German premieres and 43 world premieres.
    • Emma Thompson and Terry Gilliam will each receive the CineMerit Award. Philip Gröning will be honored in a tribute. A retrospective will be dedicated to Lucrecia Martel.
    • Big Brother or Little Neighbor: the main topics explored at the 36th FILMFEST MÜNCHEN

     

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