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Filmfest München 2019

Astrid Kahmke • Creative director, Bavarian Film Centre

Interview: Astrid Kahmke • Creative director, Bavarian Film Centre

“The creative people in VR have made a huge leap forward”

We talked to Astrid Kahmke, creative director of the Bavarian Film Centre, about her experience of curating Virtual Worlds at Filmfest München earlier this month  

31/07 | Filmfest München 2019

Review: Prélude

Review: Prélude

Wonderfully written, directed and acted, Sabrina Sarabi’s first feature film transforms a young and gifted pianist, a new recruit in a prestigious conservatory, into a full-blown romantic hero  

09/07 | Filmfest München 2019

Bacurau and Song Without a Name triumph at the 37th Filmfest München

Bacurau and Song Without a Name triumph at the 37th Filmfest München

Further awards at the German gathering went to Lara and The Invisible Life of Eurídice Gusmão  

08/07 | Filmfest München 2019 | Awards

Review: Limbo

Review: Limbo

Tim Dünschede takes the plunge into feature films with a pulse-quickening thriller exploring a gangrenous financial universe in a labyrinthine and anxiety-provoking, nocturnal underworld  

05/07 | Filmfest München 2019

Review: Stay Still

Review: Stay Still

Elisa Mishto’s first full-length fiction film puts forth an impenetrable universe and character, whom we’re suddenly able to relate to thanks to a skilful sleight of hand  

04/07 | Filmfest München 2019

Review: Golden Twenties

Review: Golden Twenties

In her first full-length film, screened in a world premiere in Munich, German director Sophie Kluge turns this enviable age on its head  

02/07 | Filmfest München 2019

Review: Lara

Review: Lara

Presented in the competition of Karlovy Vary, Jan-Ole Gerster’s second feature explores the ugly side of maternal ambition  

01/07 | Karlovy Vary 2019 | Competition

Filmfest München gears up for its 37th edition

Filmfest München gears up for its 37th edition

This year’s festival will present alternative concepts of reality and innovative variations on international genre cinema  

18/06 | Filmfest München 2019

European competitor Chili discusses (T)VOD at Filmfest München

European competitor Chili discusses (T)VOD at Filmfest München

The Italian-European platform which has dropped anchor in the UK, Germany, Poland and Austria is organising a panel discussion featuring German professionals, to be held in Munich at the end of June  

17/06 | Filmfest München 2019