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"Game Of Thrones" star Charles Dance to attend the big open-air cinema event presented by FILMFEST MÜNCHEN

"Game Of Thrones" star Charles Dance to attend the big open-air cinema event presented by FILMFEST MÜNCHEN

Wednesday, 18/07/2024

The turquoise Isar Carpets have barely been rolled up when the cinema summer enters the next round. In cooperation with Kino am Königsplatz, organised by Kinoliebe, FILMFEST MÜNCHEN presents two extraordinary open-air events. A special highlight: UK star Charles Dance, known from the HBO fantasy series “Game Of Thrones”, in the role of Lord Tywin Lannister, will personally attend the screening of his new film “Rumours” at Königsplatz.  

41ST MUNICH INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL – ALL OF MUNICH CELEBRATES CINEMA

41ST MUNICH INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL – ALL OF MUNICH CELEBRATES CINEMA

Sunday, 07/07/2024

Sold-out venues, enthusiastic moviegoers, happy stars. The festival’s 41st edition, the first under the new artistic co-directorship of Christoph Gröner and Julia Weigl, was indeed a celebration of film and its ability to bring people together. Between June 28 and July 7, the festival recorded 71,000 attendances of the roughly 500 film screenings and local events. 2,600 industry professionals were accredited for the 41st Munich International Film Festival — an increase of 30 percent compared to the previous year.

Introducing the award-winners of the 41st Munich International Film Festival!

Introducing the award-winners of the 41st Munich International Film Festival!

Saturday, July 6, 2024 

A highlight of the 41st Munich International Film Festival was today’s presentation of the awards in the five international competitions (CineCoPro, CineMasters, CineVision, CineRebels, and CineKindl), the FIPRESCI Prize, the Young Jury Award, and the three Audience Awards. The German Cinema New Talent Awards were already presented on Friday evening. The most lucrative prize for German co-producers, the 100,000-euro CineCoPro Award, which is financed by FFF Bayern and was reintroduced this year, went to the film “To a Land Unknown” by Mahdi Fleifel. 

2024 German Cinema New Talent Award: Fabian Stumm takes top prize for “Sad Jokes”

2024 German Cinema New Talent Award: Fabian Stumm takes top prize for “Sad Jokes”

Thursday, 07/05/2024

Tonight, the 2024 German Cinema New Talent Award was presented at the Munich International Film Festival. The jury honored Fabian Stumm as best director for his film “Sad Jokes”. Semih Korhan Güner clinched the award for best production for the drama “Smell of Burnt Milk”. Aaron Arens and Lukas Loose took the award for best screenplay and a slot in the Bavaria Fiction mentoring program for “Places in the Sun”. Atika Jumaih Bashiru received the award for best acting performance for her role in the film “O Chale”.

Closing the 41st Munich International Film Festival: European premiere of the Icelandic drama “Touch” and Audience Day 

Closing the 41st Munich International Film Festival: European premiere of the Icelandic drama “Touch” and Audience Day 

Friday, 04/07/2024

The 41st Munich International Film Festival will mark its grand finale with the European premiere of the Icelandic film “Touch” on Saturday, July 6 and an Audience Day on Sunday, July 7. 

KATE WINSLET IN MUNICH – CINEMERIT AWARD PRESENTED

KATE WINSLET IN MUNICH – CINEMERIT AWARD PRESENTED

Wednesday, 03/07/2024

Oscar-winner Kate Winslet was honored with the CineMerit Award at the 41st Munich International Film Festival on the evening of July 2 for her achievements in the cinematic arts.