30.09. - 09.10.2021



Sense for Oscars

The FILMFEST closing film of last year's programme, Nomadland, by Chloé Zhao is the winning film at yesterday's Academy Awards. The work …

Academy Award Nominations

Four films from last year's film festival programme are up for the most important award. Nomadland, Sound of Metal and Another Round  have …

Submit now!

Films can now be submitted for the 29th FILMFEST HAMBURG (30.09. - 09.10.2021): We are looking forward to receive current feature and documentary …

German Critic Awards

Anna Sofie Hartmann's film Giraffe awarded the German Film Critics' Award in the category "Best Feature Film" 2020 by the Association of …

Critics Award

The U.S. National Society of Film Critics, whose members include about 60 renowned film critics, has awarded Nomadland by Chloé Zhao as Best Film. …

Mourning for Kim Ki-Duk

FILMFEST HAMBURG mourns the death of a great artist: South Korean filmmaker and Douglas Sirk Award winner Kim Ki-duk has died at the age of 59 from a …

EUFA 2020

The film SAUDI RUNAWAY (Switzerland 2020) was awarded the European University Film Award (EUFA), which is organised by Filmfest Hamburg and the …

EUFA 2020

The European Film Academy and Filmfest Hamburg take great pleasure in announcing the five nominated films for the European University Film Award …

Golden Lion

Nomadland by Chloe Zhao, this year's closing film at FILMFEST HAMBURG, has been awarded the Golden Lion at the Venice International Film …

Restart for Cinema

FILMFEST HAMBURG is once again presenting an international programme in this special year that reflects the current developments in world cinema, …

First Films & Closing Film

After many months of abstinence from cinema, the 28th edition of FILMFEST HAMBURG presents Mads Mikkelsen as an intoxicated school teacher, Frances …

Reichardt & Larraín

With the format »Contemporary Cinema in Focus«, FILMFEST HAMBURG this year will once again focus on two outstanding filmmakers. After last …

Cinema Explosion

Enfant Terrible will open the 28th FILMFEST HAMBURG on 24 September 2020. The film is director Oskar Roehler's tribute to German directing icon …

European Exchange

FILMFEST HAMBURG is one of the 12 founding members of the new festival network Europa Film Festival (EFF), which emerged from a project in the …

Small but (very) select

FILMFEST HAMBURG is happening! From 24 September to 3 October 2020, the 28th edition will take place, adapted to the current situation - with cinema …


Dear friends of FILMFEST HAMBURG!We hope that you are well and healthy, that is the most important thing right now. Our festival team has moved to …

Common protest

The European Film Academy, The Cannes Film Festival, the Deutsche Filmakademie, the Filmförderung Hamburg Schleswig-Holstein, the Filmfest Hamburg, …

Golden Bear for Rasoulof

Iranian director Mohammad Rasoulof was awarded the Golden Bear in Berlin on Saturday for his film There is No Evil. Since the director, who was …

Solidarity with Rasoulof

FILMFEST HAMBURG, Filmförderung Hamburg Schleswig-Holstein (Filmfund Hamburg Schleswig-Holstein) and the Free and Hanseatic City of Hamburg are …

Discuss Film! Live Europe!

FILMFEST HAMBURG and European Film Academy present 4th European University Film Award.Five films are competing for the European University Film …


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