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No Compromises
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No Compromises

June 21 2024

Shin’ya Tsukamoto’s unconventional low-budget films make him one of the luminaries of independent Japanese cinema. The 41st Munich International Film Festival is paying homage to the director and screening his latest film, SHADOW OF FIRE, as a German premiere.

Uptown, Midtown, Downtown
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Uptown, Midtown, Downtown

June 21 2024

This fifth cooperation between Museum Brandhorst and the Munich International Film Festival "Sparkling and Wild - ’80s New York in Film" celebrates the underground artists and filmmakers of 1980s New York. A curated program of films and works on video at Museum Brandhorst and the cinemas of the Munich International Film Festival showcase an unusual side of the Big Apple, introducing us to a wide variety of scenes and communities — from nightclubs to the art world — from various points of view. 

A text by Sophie Cavoulacos

Focus on Ukraine
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Focus on Ukraine

June 21 2024

A film series about a resisting Ukraine

A text by Chris Schinke

Diverse by Design
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Diverse by Design

June 20 2024

This year, the CineCoPro Conference is focusing on Canada as the host country, highlighting its diverse film landscape.

A text by Scott Roxborough

Brilliant performer
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Brilliant performer

June 17 2024

This year, the Munich International Film Festival is honoring the one and only Jessica Lange with the Cine­Merit Award for her achievements in the art of film. Lange’s impressive career, which spans more than four decades, has earned her two Oscars, five Golden Globes, three Emmys, and a Tony.

An Extraordinary Life
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An Extraordinary Life

June 14 2024

Hollywood star Kate Winslet receives the CineMerit Award and presents her latest film LEE in Munich. Patrick Heidmann spoke to her about the biopic.