Munich Film Festival

NAME OF FESTIVAL: Munich International Film Festival / FILMFEST MÜNCHEN
SINCE: 1983
WHERE: Munich, Germany
WEBSITE: www.filmfest-muenchen.de
ABOUT THE FESTIVAL: FILMFEST MÜNCHEN was established in 1983. FILMFEST MÜNCHEN is a principal summer film festival with over 75,000 admissions every year.

BABAI is Big Winner with 3 New German Cinema Award 2015 at Munich Film Festival

BABAI is Big Winner with 3 New German Cinema Award 2015 at Munich Film Festival

Visar Morinas debut film “Babai” (Father) won three New German Cinema Award 2015 at Filmfest München (Munich Film Festival). Visar Morina received the Award for Best Director and Best Screenplay for his debut.  In addition, its two main characters Astrit Kabashi and Val Maloku were jointly awarded the Award New German Cinema Theater. “Babai” explores the story of Nori (Val Maloku) and his father Gezim (Astrit Kabashi) both street cigarette vendor in Kosovo of nineties, during Milosevic regime, […]

John Malkovich & Otar Iosseliani to receive CineMerit Award at 2011 Munich Film Festival

John Malkovich & Otar Iosseliani to receive CineMerit Award at 2011 Munich Film Festival

This year, FILMFEST MÜNCHEN aka Munich Film Festival honors Georgian writer-director Otar Iosseliani and American acting icon John Malkovich with the CineMerit Award. Every year, FILMFEST MÜNCHEN presents the CineMerit Award, sponsored by German carmaker Audi, to outstanding personalities in the international film community for extraordinary contributions to motion pictures as an art form. Festival Director Andreas Ströhl: “Otar Iosseliani is the unsurpassed master of the melancholy comedy, and John Malkovich has always been in […]