27.9. - 6.10.2018



Submit now!

Submission for the 26th FILMFEST HAMBURG is open from from now on to 15th July 2018.Film Submissions must fulfill the following criteria:• your …

Eufa to Island

After a strong and passionate debate held by 19 students from 19 European countries in Hamburg the Icelandic film Heartstone (Hjartasteinn) by …

Experiencing Europe

The EUROPEAN UNIVERSITY FILM AWARD – a project initiated by FILMFEST HAMBURG and the EUROPEAN FILM ACADEMY – is to be presented for the second …

Awards Ceremony and Closing

The 25th FILMFEST HAMBURG Awards were presented at the CinemaxX Dammtor during the evening of the closing ceremony. The Art Cinema Award from the …

A lens on the world

This year marks a special anniversary for FILMFEST HAMBURG. In eleven sections, the festival will be screening 130 films from 59 countries, created …

A Celebration of Life

The 25th FILMFEST HAMBURG opens on 05/10/2017 with the film Lucky by John Caroll Lynch in the presence of the director himself. Further programme …

Strong women

Again this year FILMFEST HAMBURG will showcase a multitude of films made by women. Here is a lowdown of the first five of these productions involving …

Happy Birthday Wim!

As well as wishing him the happiest of birthdays, FILMFEST HAMBURG today announced, on Wim Wenders’ special day, that it will be honouring him with …

First films

Self-awareness, brotherly love, hope, responsibility, decisions, passion, metadata, angels and art: FILMFEST HAMBURG presents the first ten films of …

New Perspective

For the first time, FILMFEST HAMBURG would like to honour directors who work in other countries across national and cultural borders and create films …

We want your films

Here it is: your chance to become a part of the 25th Filmfest Hamburg (Oct 5th to Oct 14th 2017)!You can submit your film as of now until July 23rd …

Award Winners

MICHEL Award: FANNY'S JOURNEY (France 2016 | Director: Lola Doillon)The award The Political Film of the Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung goes to the …

#Day10 Our Guests

Last but not least: On our last festival day more than 60 guests are in town.

Producer's Awards

Today, in a ceremony in the restaurant Rialto, the two Hamburg Producers' Awards have been awarded. The Hamburg Producers' Award for European Cinema …

#Day9 Our Guests

Welcome to Hamburg: We are happy about our national and international guests of the day.

#Day8 Our Guests

Welcome to Hamburg: On Tuesday we expect many filmmakers from all over the world.

#Day7 Our Guests

A lot of filmmakers are joining the screenings of their films.

#Day6 Our Guests

Welcome to Hamburg - Over 60 national and international filmmakers are our guests today.

#Day5 Our Guests

Today we expect many filmmakers from countries all over the world.

#Day4 Our Guests

Today we expect many filmmakers from countries all over the world.