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Save the Date: FILMFEST MÜNCHEN Friday, June 23 to Saturday, July 1, 2023!

Save the Date: FILMFEST MÜNCHEN Friday, June 23 to Saturday, July 1, 2023!

Wednesday, 11/02/2022

FILMFEST MÜNCHEN 2023 will have its opening gala on Friday, June 23, at the Gasteig HP8. From June 24 to July 1, 2023, all of Munich will have caught festival fever — with a best-of-festival day on the final Saturday.

The award-winners at the 39th FILMFEST MÜNCHEN

The award-winners at the 39th FILMFEST MÜNCHEN

Saturday, 07/02/2022

The 39th International FILMFEST MÜNCHEN came to a close with a festive award ceremony on Saturday, July 2, 2022. “Broker” by Hirokazu Kore-eda received the ARRI Award for best international film in the CineMasters competition. Charlotte Wells received the CineVision Award for best international newcomer film for “Aftersun”. The inaugural CineRebels Award went to “Cook F**k Kill” by Mira Fornay. 

Filmfest München pleased at festival success

Filmfest München pleased at festival success

Saturday, 07/02/2022

Audience numbers exceed expectations. New momentum for movie theaters and the industry. New formats and locations successful from the start.

The Winners of the German Cinema New Talent Award 2022

The Winners of the German Cinema New Talent Award 2022

Friday, 07/01/2022

The winners of the coveted German Cinema New Talent Award for talented young filmmakers have been announced at the 39th FILMFEST MÜNCHEN. The jury — actress Almila Bagriacik, producer-director Sönke Wörtmann, and producer Ingo Fliess — honored Sophie Linnenbaum with the award for best director for her film “The Ordinaries”. Britta Strampe and Laura Klippel received the award for best producer, also for “The Ordinaries”. Florian Plumeyer and Katharina Woll were honored for best screenplay for “Everybody Wants to Be Loved”, while the award for best acting performance went to Lena Schmidtke in “Rage at Kuba”.

“As Loud As You Can” and “King of Stonks” earn Bernd Burgemeister TV Production Awards

“As Loud As You Can” and “King of Stonks” earn Bernd Burgemeister TV Production Awards

Monday, 06/27/2022

These productions for ZDF and Netflix were honored at FILMFEST MÜNCHEN with the Bernd Burgemeister TV Production Award, sponsored by VFF.

OPENING GALA: The 39th FILMFEST MÜNCHEN has started

OPENING GALA: The 39th FILMFEST MÜNCHEN has started

Thursday, 06/23/2022

This evening, June 23, the 39th edition of FILMFEST MÜNCHEN held its opening gala in Munich. Some 1,500 guests from the arts, the film industry, and local government attended the ceremony at the new Gasteig HP8 venue for concerts and cultural events.