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  • Monday, 6/12/2017

    Candidates for the New German Cinema New Talent Award

    Celeb jury will vote on the best achievements in the New German Cinema sidebar at the 35th FILMFEST MÜNCHEN (June 22 to July 1, 2017)

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  • Thursday, 6/8/2017

    The Programm 2017: Movies on the Move


    • 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"


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  • Thursday, 6/1/2017

    Brave Young Women: The Teen Event


    • 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


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  • Monday, 5/29/2017

    Open Air: Loud & Famous


    • The 35th FILMFEST MÜNCHEN (June 22 – July 1, 2017) Open Air will screen 9 great concert films
    • Things are getting "Loud and Famous" in the Gasteig courtyard - the motto of the FILMFEST Open Air sidebar 2017

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  • Friday, 5/26/2017

    The Lovable Sledgehammer


    • World premiere of the first theatrical documentary on Bud Spencer: "A Man Called Spencer" (Karl-Martin Pold)
    • Surprise guests in store

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  • Wednesday, 5/24/2017

    New German Cinema: It's Complicated


    • 20 world premieres bring us the latest in New German Cinema
    • Two documentaries and 18 all-new dramatic features capture the Zeitgeist

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  • Tuesday, 5/16/2017

    Breaking News: Coppola, Cranston, Nighy at FILMFEST MÜNCHEN


    • 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"


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  • Tuesday, 5/9/2017

    New German TV Movies: Cliché? No way!


    • The 35th FILMFEST MÜNCHEN (June 22 – July 1, 2017) presents the best German TV movies of 2017
    • Twenty made-for-TV movies world premiering in New German TV Movie sidebar 2017


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  • Monday, 5/8/2017

    Homage to Reinhard Hauff: "The Times, the Police, the Terror"


    • 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

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  • Thursday, 4/27/2017

    KINDERFILMFEST: Summer, Sun, Adventure


    • 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

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