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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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  • Monday, 5/23/2016

    Christian Petzold Retrospective

    • The 34th FILMFEST MÜNCHEN (June 23 – July 2, 2016) with a comprehensive Christian Petzold Retrospective
    • Petzold will present his films in Munich: All theatrical and TV films, and five of his early shorts
    • World premiere of “Police Call 110 – Wolves“

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  • Thursday, 5/19/2016

    Retrospective: Groundbreaking Kurdish Filmmaker Bahman Ghobadi

    • 34th FILMFEST MÜNCHEN (June 2 – July 02, 2016) is dedicating a retrospective to Kurdish-Iranian director Bahman Ghobadi
    • Ghobadi will personally present all seven feature films, one short and one omnibus film, as well as his doc “Life on the Border” shot by refugee children, in Munich
    • His newest film “A Flag Without a Country” will be shown as European premiere

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  • Friday, 5/13/2016


    Finally, fans can stop waiting: The third installment of the hit Jewel Trilogy will premiere at FILMFEST MÜNCHEN on June 24!

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  • Friday, 5/6/2016

    New German TV Movies: Truth is Where it Hurts

    • 20 Upcoming TV Highlights at FILMFEST MÜNCHEN (June 23 – July 2) on the Big Screen
    • Featuring a Who-is-Who of German Stars and Directors

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  • Wednesday, 4/27/2016

    KINDERFILMFEST MÜNCHEN: What’s Life Without Friends?

    • Ten feature films, six shorts and a special screening in the Fulldome Theater of the Deutsches Museum await visitors to KINDERFILMFEST MÜNCHEN (June 24 – July 2, 2016)
    • Director Andreas Dresen will hold a workshop for young film buffs

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  • Saturday, 7/4/2015

    Awards 2015

    ARRI/OSRAM Award, CineVision Award, FIPRESCI PRIZE & Audience Awards 2015

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