Filmfest
#FFHH17
5.10. - 14.10.2017
Hamburg

Film Sections

In eleven sections FILMFEST HAMBURG shows national and international feature and documentary films as world, European or German premiere. The many facets of the programme range from sophisticated arthouse films to innovative mainstream cinema.

Freihafen European Cinema Co-Productions

After its successful introduction in 2014, the section shows transnational cooperations. German-European co-productions are in competition for the "Hamburg Producers Award for European Co-productions".

Transatlantic English language based Cinema from the US and Canada

This section features contemporary english language based North American Cinema.

Hamburger Filmschau Contemporary Hamburg based Cinema

This new section is dedicated to films by Hamburg-based filmmakers. Screenings will take place on two consecutive days at the Metropolis cinema.

Veto! Political Films

This section covers politically motivated film issues which are also awarded at the festival. 

Voilà! Francophone Cinema

This section covers francophone films as well as young and unconventional cinema of a new creative generation of filmmakers from France, Belgium and Québec.

Vitrina Spanish and Portuguese-language cinema

Topics of explosive social power, tight production budgets and an erosion of genres shape the image of the Spanish and Portuguese-language cinema.

Asia Express Asian Film Cultures

This section is a fascinating cinematic trip through unusual and young Asian film cultures. Established expectations of Asian film will be enriched by surprising new aspects.

Eurovisuell European Box Office Hits

This section presents the audience’s favorites from all around the European continent.

Kaleidoscope Films From All Around the World

This section has been offering various insights into contemporary film production from different countries and continents. The main focus: Ideas of man in different cultures and political situations.

16:9 Television on the Big Screen

Television meets cinema. 16:9 features first-class German TV-productions as world premieres on the big screen. 

MICHEL Children and Youth Film Festival

The children- and youth section of FILMFEST HAMBURG presents international fiction films and animations.