- The 35th FILMFEST MÜNCHEN (June 22 – July 1 2016) to show 180 new films
- 120 German premieres and 45 world premieres
- Opening Film: Claire Denis' "Un Beau Soleil Intérieur" starring Juliette Binoche
- Themes this year: "Youth on the Move" and "Creative Resistance"
- FILMFEST MÜNCHEN is proud to present the world premiere of "Tiger Milk" (directed by Ute Wieland) and a first sneak peek at the unfinished "Windstorm and the Wild Horses" (directed by: Katja von Garnier) in collaboration with Constantin Film
- The Teen Event allows young fans to meet the stars up close
- The retrospective is dedicated to Oscar-winning director Sofia Coppola
- The CineMerit Award 2017 goes to "Breaking Bad" star Bryan Cranston
- British acting legend and Golden Globe winner Bill Nighy will present the closing film "Their Finest"
- The 35th FILMFEST MÜNCHEN (June 22 – July 1, 2017) will be dedicating an homage to leading New German Cinema director Reinhard Hauff
- 13 key films of Reinhard Hauff's opus will be shown: Social dramas and Heimat films, prison dramas, family tragedies, psychological studies, a courtroom drama, and even a musical
- Nine features, six shorts and a lecture with Foley artist Max Bauer will delight the audience of the KINDERFILMFEST MUNICH
- The educator's seminar for parents and teachers deals with "Thrillers and Horror Films for Kids?". An industry panel and coveted KINDERFILMFEST Audience Award with free screening of the winning film complete the program