Trans – I Got Life by Imogen Kimmel and Doris Metz wins the Audience Award at the 38th Filmfest München.
Filmfest München (Munich International Film Festival)
NAME OF FESTIVAL: Filmfest München (Munich International Film Festival)
WHERE: Munich, Germany
ABOUT THE FESTIVAL
Germany’s largest summer film festival, which screens some 200 films annually. Countless filmmakers come to Munich from all over the world to present their latest work in person and interact directly with audiences in a relaxed summertime setting.
Renowned actors and actresses including Melanie Griffith, Michael Caine, Ellen Burstyn, Bryan Cranston, Emma Thompson, Ralph Fiennes, and Antonio Banderas have graced the festival in recent years, while leading directors such as Sofia Coppola, Lucrecia Martel, Alexander Payne, and Bong Joon Ho have also come to Munich to see their work honored in retrospectives. Of all festivals, FILMFEST MÜNCHEN screens the most world premieres of German films. These have included such works as OH BOY by Jan-Ole Gerster and ALLES IST GUT by Eva Trobisch, both of which went on to receive multiple awards.
Filmfest München will honor actress and director Robin Wright along with Senta Berger, Franka Potente and director Małgorzata Szumowska.
“Bacurau” won the ARRI/Osram Award, and Melina León’s “Song without a Name” won the CineVision Award for best international film by a new director at the 37th Munich Film Festival.
Munich International Film Festival honored talented young filmmakers with the coveted German Cinema New Talent Award, with the award for best director going to Jan-Ole Gerster for his film “Lara”.
THE INVISIBLE LIFE OF EURÍDICE GUSMÃO Wins First-Ever CineCoPro Award at Munich Intl Film Festival 2019
The Invisible Life of Eurídice Gusmão, directed by Karim Aïnouz won the first-ever €100,000 CineCoPro Award at the Munich International Film Festival (Filmfest München).
The renowned New German Cinema New Talent Award goes to eligible up-and-comers in the New German Cinema section at Munich International Film festival (Filmfest München) and carries a purse of €70,000.
Munich Film Festival (Filmfest München) will present the festival’s special award, the CineMerit Award to Spanish actor Antonio Banderas.
Munich Film Festival to Honor Cannes Winner Bong Joon-ho and Documentary Filmmaker Mads Brügger with Retrospectives
Munich Film Festival will recognize the work of Danish documentary filmmaker Mads Brügger and world-renowned Cannes 2019 Palme d’Or winner South Korean writer-director Bong Joon-ho with two separate retrospectives.
British actor and director Ralph Fiennes will receive the CineMerit Award at the 2019 Filmfest München. The festival will also screen the German premiere of his new film The White Crow.
The 36th Munich International Film festival drew to a close today Saturday, July 7, 2018 with the award ceremony and “Shoplifters” by Hirokazu Kore-eda won the ARRI/Osram Award for best international film.
Romantic Hip-Hop Comedy THE MOST BEAUTIFUL GIRL IN THE WORLD Starring Luna Wedler to World Premiere at Munich FilmFest
Aron Lehmann’s romantic hip-hop comedy “The Most Beautiful Girl in the World”, featuring rising star Luna Wedler, newcomers Aaron Hilmer and Damian Hardung, and preeminent German actresses Anke Engelke and Heike Makatsch will world premiere at the Munich International Film Festival.
16 German film productions are celebrating their world premiere in the New German Cinema section of the Filmfest München – Munich International Film Festival.