Programme

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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.

RETROSPECTIVE

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

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.

Sections in detail

Juries and awards at a glance:

  • The International Jury hands out the International Newcomer Award (endowed with €25,000) and the Rainer Werner Fassbinder Award (endowed with €10,000).
  • 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 (endowed with €5,000).
  • The Audience hands out the Audience Award (endowed with €5,000).
Juries and Awards in detail

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