Programme


Sections at a glance:

ON THE RISE

ON THE RISE is the international competition of the IFFMH. First to third films of outstanding directors compete in it for the official awards of the festival.

PUSHING THE BOUNDARIES

The new in the established: PUSHING THE BOUNDARIES presents the most intriguing films of border-crossing film artists.

CHILDREN’S FILM FESTIVAL

New filmic horizons for the young and youngest: The CHILDREN’S FILM FEST presents international children’s films.

FACING NEW CHALLENGES

Selected audiovisual artworks: Installations, concept films, fully completed serial formats.

HOMAGE

They too were once newcomers: The IFFMH celebrates cinema in all its different facets and enables rediscoveries by honouring a female and a male personality of the film industry.

RETROSPECTIVE

With an annually changing focus, the IFFMH's retrospective seeks to discover the possibilities of cinema through the lense of the past.

Sections in detail

Juries and awards at a glance:

  • The International Jury hands out the International Newcomer Award and the Best Script Award.
  • The FIPRESCI Jury hands out the FIPRESCI Award.
  • The Ecumenical Jury hands out the Ecumenical Award.
  • The Student Jury hands out the Award of the Student Jury.
  • The Audience hands out the Audience Award.
Juries and Awards in detail