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  • Saturday, 7/2/2016

    The Awards 2016

    • ARRI/Osram Award for „The Salesman“ by Asghar Farhadi
    • CineVision Award for „Divines” by Houda Benyamina
    • FIPRESCI Prize for „Dinky Sinky“ by Mareille Klein
    • Audience Awards for „The Three of Us“ and „At Eye Level“

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  • Friday, 7/1/2016

    German Cinema New Talent Award: Double Honors for “Hands of a Mother”

    • Best Director and Best Actor go to “Hands of a Mother”
    • “House without Roof” voted Best Production, “Dinky Sinky” wins Best Screenplay

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  • Tuesday, 6/14/2016

    TV Series Go to the Movies

    • For the fourth year in a row, Filmfest München presents German and international TV series on the big screen
    • New German Series with three world premieres and a web series season premiere
    • Sky presents five top U.S. and Scandi series in the Sky Series Spotlight

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  • Friday, 6/10/2016

    Pushing the Envelope: The International Awards at Munich

    24 films are competing in the CineMasters and CineVision sidebars at the 34th FILMFEST MÜNCHEN (June 23 to July 2, 2016)

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  • Wednesday, 6/8/2016

    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 34th FILMFEST MÜNCHEN (June 23 to July 2, 2016)

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  • Monday, 6/6/2016

    Full of Passion! - The 2016 Program

    The 34th FILMFEST MÜNCHEN (June 23 – July 2, 2016) presents 207 premieres from 62 countries, full of romance, conflict, murder and music

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  • Wednesday, 6/1/2016

    Loaded with Emotion: New German Cinema

    • The 34th FILMFEST MÜNCHEN (June 23 - July 2, 2016) shows the best that German cinema has to offer
    • Sixteen films and three documentaries will have their world premier as part of the line up of the section New German Cinema
    • Director Maren Ade’s film “Toni Erdmann” and short films by director AKIZ will be presented in special screenings

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  • Tuesday, 5/31/2016

    FILMFEST MÜNCHEN to open with “Toni Erdmann”

    Director Maren Ade and stars Sandra Hüller and Peter Simonischek to present Cannes favorite in person

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  • Monday, 5/30/2016

    CineMerit Award for Ellen Burstyn

    • Cinematic achievement award goes to the Oscar-winning actress at FILMFEST MÜNCHEN 2016
    • Burstyn will present two new episodes of Hit Netflix series “House of Cards”, Todd Solondz‘ “Wiener-Dog”, and five of her greatest films

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  • Wednesday, 5/25/2016

    What’s new at FILMFEST MÜNCHEN?

    • Away Days at Munich Airport
    • Expanded Digital Services: App & Archive
    • Film Program for Teens

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