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Queer (hi)stories
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Queer (hi)stories

July 3 2021

Whether in the past, in the all-too-familiar present, or on a surreal parallel plane, the theme of queerness is explored by the films at FILMFEST MÜNCHEN this year in diverse but always contemporary ways.

Short films, lasting impressions
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Short films, lasting impressions

June 30 2021

To celebrate the 40th anniversary of FILMSCHOOLFEST MUNICH, the Filmfest is showing ten short student films prior to certain main films this year.

Magical and masterful
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Magical and masterful

June 21 2021

Ten films from nine countries around the globe guarantee maximum variety and diversity of (narrative) perspective in this year’s CineMasters competition. Queerness and surreal incursions into everyday life are common themes in these uncommon stories, which are not infrequently presented as genre films. 

What was and what will be
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What was and what will be

June 22 2021

Ten films, ten insights into individual and collective identities. Up-and-coming directors reveal realism, experimentation, and social criticism in this year’s CineVision competition.

Home(less)
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Home(less)

July 4 2021

What does "home" actually mean? Eight films in the FILMFEST MÜNCHEN program explore this question.

For kids, it’s back to the movies
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For kids, it’s back to the movies

June 9 2021

KINDERFILMFEST MÜNCHEN, our section for young audiences, invites you to an open-air festival for the whole family. The live-action adaptation of the classic children’s book LAURA’S STAR will open this section of the film festival as its world premiere. With Tobias Krell as its new director, a series for young adults in the line-up, and an online workshop for school classes, the Kinderfilmfest is also breaking new ground.