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08.10.2016

THE AWARD WINNERS OF THE 24TH FILMFEST HAMBURG

Today, we are pleased to announce all the award winners of the 24th FILMFEST HAMBURG.The awards already announced during the festival:The Film …
07.10.2016

THE WINNERS OF THE HAMBURG PRODUCERS' AWARDS OF THE 24TH FILMFEST HAMBURG HAVE BEEN CHOSEN

Today, in a ceremony at the restaurant Rialto, the two Hamburg Producers' Awards have been awarded. The Hamburg Producers' Award for European Cinema …
14.09.2016

The full programme for the 24th FILMFEST HAMBURG has been announced

Over 11 days, the 24th FILMFEST HAMBURG will show a total of 165 films from 53 countries; 320 filmmakers, actors and producers will travel to Hamburg …
12.09.2016

Albert Wiederspiel announces members of the eight award juries for the 24th FILMFEST HAMBURG

Dear Sir or Madam,dear colleagues, We are delighted to announce to you today the members of the eight award juries at FILMFEST HAMBURG: The jury for …
08.09.2016

The undead are back: FILMFEST HAMBURG plays genre and special animation films

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29.08.2016

14th MICHEL children's and youth film festival announces programme

A big screen for small cinemagoers: once again this year, FILMFEST HAMBURG will be showing a strong selection of international films for children and …
24.08.2016

"Stadt, Land, Filmfest": The festival visits its neighbours

Berlin/Hamburg, 23/08/2016   For the third time in its history, FILMFEST HAMBURG will leave the city during the dates of the festival and visit …
22.08.2016

Filmfest Hamburg announces first highlights

Four Cannes winners, a lifeguard romance set in Iceland and the worst singer in the world – the first festival highlights provide a first taste of …
16.08.2016

A STRONG YEAR: THE TV HIGHLIGHTS AT FILMFEST HAMBURG

Berlin/Hamburg, 16/8/2016   The TV section 16:9 – Television meets Cinema of this year's FILMFEST HAMBURG is set to feature a top-class …
12.08.2016

This year, Deluxe Section puts mexican cinema in the foreground

Berlin/Hamburg, August 12th 2016   In honour of the Germany-Mexico Year, the 24th FILMFEST HAMBURG has dedicated its country series to the …
01.08.2016

American Pastoral to open the 24th Filmfest Hamburg

A strong kick-off with star power: this year, Filmfest Hamburg will open with Ewan McGregor's directorial debut American Pastoral. The film, which is …
16.09.2015

The Program for the 23rd FILMFEST HAMBURG is now online

This year's winner of the renowned Douglas Sirk Prize is the grande dame of French cinema Catherine Deneuve The world premiere of Paradise by the …
15.09.2015

Albert Wiederspiel announces the Line-up of the prize juries at the 23rd FILMFEST HAMBURG

The total value of the prizes at FILMFEST HAMBURG is €90,000   Ladies, gentlemen and colleagues, We are happy to announce the membership of …
08.09.2015

23rd Filmfest Hamburg presents twelve german-european co-productions in the Freihafen section

Transnational cinema in competition for the Hamburg Producer Prize for European Co-productions After its successful introduction last year, the …
19.08.2015

Red Carpet for TV Highlights at FILMFEST HAMBURG

With twelve entries competing for the Producers Award in the TV section 16:9 – Television Meets Cinema, this year’s Filmfest Hamburg is yet again …
10.08.2015

Programme confirmed for this year’s country-focussed Israel Deluxe series

In order to celebrate 50 years of German-Israeli diplomatic relations, this year’s country-focussed section at the 23rd Filmfest Hamburg is …
04.08.2015

First Festival Highlights of the 23rd Filmfest Hamburg

The programme for the 23rd FILMFEST HAMBURG is not yet complete, but it is already clear that 2015 will be a very strong year. In a total of 11 film …
15.07.2015

Opening 2015: Visiting God at Home

The 23rd Filmfest Hamburg opens with the German premiere of “The Brand New Testament” (OT: „Le tout nouveau testament“) directed by Jaco Van …
07.10.2014

Date for Filmfest Hamburg 2015

Dear Filmfest-Friends! A date has been set for 2015!The 23rd Filmfest Hamburg takes place1st to 10th of October!Save the Date!We are looking …
04.10.2014

Award Ceremony at Filmfest Hamburg

A total of five awards were presented at CinemaxX Dammtor. The film Timbuktu  by Abderrahmane Sissako from Mauritania closed the event. Three …
06.08.2014

"Pride" opens Filmfest Hamburg

British comedy “Pride” is set to open Filmfest Hamburg on 25 September 2014. Festival Director Albert Wiederspiel comments: “It’s a real …
25.07.2014

Douglas Sirk Award goes to Fatih Akin

This year Filmfest Hamburg is honouring Hamburg-based film director Fatih Akin with the Douglas Sirk Award. “By presenting the Douglas Sirk Award …
16.07.2014

50,000 Euro for Hamburg Producers Award

In 2014 Filmfest Hamburg is introducing the Hamburg Producers Award, worth a total of 50,000 Euro. The award will be given to German-European …
26.06.2014

Filmfest Hamburg's First Films

Filmfest Hamburg is delighted at this early stage to announce some of the top-notch films on the programme of its 22nd edition (25 September - 4 …
26.05.2014

Filmfest Hamburg on the move

This year, Filmfest Hamburg will take the festival on a journey to visit its neighbours. The project's name: "Stadt, Land, Filmfest" ("Town, Country, …
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