Follow us

Review of the 64 International Filmfestival Mannheim-Heidelberg...

The 64 edition of the International Filmfestival Mannheim-Heidelberg ended on October 24, 2015. There were several changes at this year's festival edition: new venue in Heidelberg - the Campbell Barracks, the festival extended to 16 days, a new competition for serial dramas - the New Creators Award, and much more...


Ralf Pitts and Thomas Winterberg

Discoveries from Mannheim-Heidelberg are celebrating global success

Rafi Pitts and Thomas Vinterberg at the Berlin International Film Festival.

Rafi Pitts participated in the International Filmfestival Mannheim-Heidelberg in 1997 with his debut film "Fasl-e Pajom". Also in 1997, Thomas Vinterberg celebrated his debut film and road movie "De Største Helte" - "Zwei Helden" at the film festival. 


Read more!

Sarah Gavron and Guillaume Nicloux

Guillaume Nicloux and Sarah Gavron released two films in theaters worldwide.

Guillaume Nicloux was only 28 years old when the filmmaker showed his film "Faut Pas Rire Du Bonheur" at the 43. International Filmfestival Mannheim-Heidelberg in 1994. In 2016 his film "Valley of Love" with Gérard Depardieu and Isabelle Huppert is released in the theaters worldwide.

Release date of Sarah Gavrons "Suffragette" in German theaters was February 4, 2016. Sarah Gavron has shown her short film "Losing Touch" at the International Filmfestival Mannheim-Heidelberg in 2000.

Read more!

Latest press release

Eröffnungsfilm 2014 "Tous les chats sont gris" - "Alle Katzen sind grau" ab März im Kino


2014 eröffnete das Highlight "Tous les chats sont gris" - "Alle Katzen sind grau" von Savina Dellicour das 63. Internationale Filmfestival Mannheim-Heidelberg. Der Verleih "Film Kino Text" bringt den belgischen Film ab 31. März...[more]

Regieentdeckungen aus Mannheim-Heidelberg feiern internationale Erfolge


Thomas Winterberg mit "Kollektivet" - "The Commune" und Rafi Pitts mit "Soy Nero" im Wettbewerb der Berlinale 2016. Guillaume Nicloux feierte mit "Valley of Love" und Sarah Gavron mit "Suffragette" weltweiten Kinostart[more]

Grand Newcomer Award 2015


Die Preise des 64. Internationalen Filmfestivals Mannheim-Heidelberg[more]

Der New Creators Award Mannheim-Heidelberg


Die unabhängige Expertenjury vergibt in der Kategorie "Internationaler Wettbewerb Serien" den "New Creators Award".[more]

Zwei Filme des 64. Internationalen Filmfestivals Mannheim-Heidelberg in der Vorauswahl für den Oscar 2016


"Jalal's Story" von Abu Shahed Emon aus Bangladesch geht ins Rennen um eine Nominierung in der Kategorie "Bester fremdsprachiger Film". Damit gehen dieses Jahr aktuell gleich zwei Newcomer-Filme des diesjährigen Internationalen...[more]

Olivier Assayas erhält den Master of Cinema Award des Internationalen Filmfestival Mannheim-Heidelberg 2015


Ein Meister des internationalen Kinos wird dieses Jahr beim 64. Internationalen Filmfestival Mannheim-Heidelberg als Master of Cinema geehrt.[more]

The International Filmfestival Mannheim-Heidelberg...

... was founded in 1952 and is one of the oldest film festivals
... is listed one of the 100 most important festivals among 1.200 film festivals worldwide
... is the only international film festival worldwide which is exclusively dedicated to presenting PREMIERES by NEWCOMER film directors
... has a perfect festival size, professional but still intimate, with 1.000 accredited industry professionals
... with 60.000 visitors annually, it is one of the few professional film festivals that are also open for and successful with the audience.