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Magical and masterful
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Magical and masterful

June 21 2021

Ten films from nine countries around the globe guarantee maximum variety and diversity of (narrative) perspective in this year’s CineMasters competition. Queerness and surreal incursions into everyday life are common themes in these uncommon stories, which are not infrequently presented as genre films. 

Scenic, cozy, cinematic
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Scenic, cozy, cinematic

June 19 2021

FILMFEST MÜNCHEN’s open-air locations this year

Welcome, Mrs. President
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Welcome, Mrs. President

June 18 2021

In LAND, her first feature film as a director, Robin Wright is also in front of the camera in the leading role. At FILMFEST MÜNCHEN, this drama will have its German premiere as the talented US actress and director is honored with the CineMerit Award.

Together again at last!
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Together again at last!

June 17 2021

A new format for premieres, “FILMFEST MÜNCHEN at Your Cinema”, debuts with the screening of Helena Hufnagel’s comedy COMMITMENT PHOBIA in numerous cinemas throughout Bavaria and the rest of Germany on July 6 — parallel to the film’s grand premiere in Munich.

Always authentic
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Always authentic

June 16 2021

Senta Berger will receive the CineMerit Award for her eclectic life’s work.

To Hollywood in running shoes
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To Hollywood in running shoes

June 14 2021

Actress, rebel, and astute storyteller Franka Potente will be honored with the Margot Hielscher Award at FILMFEST MÜNCHEN this year. During the award ceremony, the versatile artist will present HOME, her first feature film as a director.