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  • Wednesday, 5/9/2018

    Murnau's "Faust" at the Philharmonic Hall


    On June 27 at 8 p.m., Faust enters the Gasteig's Philharmonic Hall: The Munich Symphony Orchestra will accompany a showing of F. W. Murnau's silent-film classic "Faust" with a score by Bernd Schultheis.


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  • Thursday, 5/3/2018

    New German TV Movies: Thin Ice


    The 36th FILMFEST MÜNCHEN (June 28 – July 7, 2018) will show the best new German TV productions while welcoming German-speaking television celebrities to Munich. The series New German TV Movies, curated by Ulrike Frick, includes 16 films that will have their world premiere in 2018. From detective movies to thrillers to portraits and comedies, all of them raise the question of what defines us as humans — Family? Home? Fear of death? — and they show how thin the ice beneath us often is.


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  • Wednesday, 5/2/2018

    FILMFEST MÜNCHEN announces new main sponsor: TELE 5


    • Long-term, strategic partnership through 2020
    • TELE 5 will put FILMFEST MÜNCHEN on the air with festival films and exclusive additional content
    • TELE 5 Movie Nights during FILMFEST MÜNCHEN will feature high-profile guests
    • The group FILMFONIKER will perform the best movie songs of all time


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  • Thursday, 4/26/2018

    Animal Stories, Human Themes

    The animals are loose at #ffmuc Kinderfilmfest 2018! They're caught up in exciting, dangerous, funny, and heartwarming — in short, human — situations. It's great cinema for young and old alike. 16 films are shown at this year's Kinderfilmfest. Nine of those are vying for the favor of young moviegoers and for the traditional Kinderfilmfest Audience Award, which for the first time will consist of 1,000 euros and be presented by SZ Familie.

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  • Wednesday, 4/18/2018

    Open Air: Rocky and Friends

    The 36th FILMFEST MÜNCHEN (June 28 to July 7, 2018) will be showing eight magnificent films about boxing in its Open Air film series at Munich's Gasteig Forum. The motto is "Rocky and Friends".

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  • Saturday, 7/1/2017

    The winners of the 35th FILMFEST MÜNCHEN


    • Andrey Zvyagintsev first director to win ARRI/Osram Award twice
    • CineVision Award for "The Nothing Factory" by Pedro Pinho
    • FIPRESCI Jury honors "Ugly & Blind", One Future Prize for "Pure Hearts"
    • Audience Awards go to "Still Young" and "Revolting Rhymes"


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  • Saturday, 7/1/2017

    BAM! International Stars and 81,500 Tickets Sold


    The 35th FILMFEST MÜNCHEN: great movies, lots of international stars, 81,500 visitors

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  • Friday, 6/30/2017

    The German Cinema New Talent Award


    • Best Director and Best Production for "The Garden"
    • Best Actress, Annika Meier, for "Magical Mystery"
    • Best Screenplay for "Lomo - The Language of Many Others"

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  • Thursday, 6/22/2017

    Opening of the 35th FILMFEST MÜNCHEN

    The 35th FILMFEST MÜNCHEN opened tonight with a gala ceremony at the Mathäser Filmpalast

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  • Wednesday, 6/21/2017

    Partners of the 35th FILMFEST MÜNCHEN


    Many sponsor and partners support the 35. FILMFEST MÜNCHEN (22. June - 1. July 2017)

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