4 Queer Film Festival München

4 Queer Film Festival München

We have still some things to fight for. Riots are made to get rights and if there is something the LGBT community knows, it is claim justice. The 4 Queer Film Festival München brings some films about riots, struggles, no-gender and other interesting stories about diversity. These are some of the films you can watch in the festival: The Garden Left Behind: Wednesday 16 at 7 pm at HHF – OMDU . A story about a Mexican transgender woman living in NY. Mathias & Maxime: Thursday 17 at 9 pm…

Underdox Film Festival

Underdox Film Festival

Munich is a film city, and we have always opportunities to watch some auteur cinema, documentaries and films that are not screened in regular cinemas. The international film festival Underdox present experimental and documentary films in this 14th edition from the 10th to the 16th of October. This year, the country’s guest of honor is Mika Taanila, a documentary and experimental filmmaker from Helsinki, with films like Tectonic Plate or Optical Sound. The program includes video art and short films to get inspired. Some of the films of this edition…

7. Chinesisches Filmfest München

7. Chinesisches Filmfest München

From September 29 to October 5, 2019, the Chinesisches Filmfest München will offer exciting and authentic film culture from the land of the Great Wall. The varied program includes blockbusters, arthouse productions, documentaries, and classics that bring insights into a strange and enigmatic country for western eyes. In total, the festival shows 18 films, all of which can be seen in the original version with subtitles, and many are celebrating their German premiere in Munich. These are our recommendations: Thursday 3 October: The Pluto Moment. The film director Zhun Wang…

Fantasy Filmfest

Fantasy Filmfest

A new edition of the Fantasy Filmfest is here with more blood, fantastic creatures, zombies, murders and scary situations. From the 11th to the 21st of September you will have the opportunity to watch films like: Riot Girls about a bunch of teenagers in 1995 (Sept. 16 at 2.30 pm) The premiere Come to Daddy with Elijah Wood (Sept. 21st at 6.45 pm) The disturbing science fiction movie Little Joe (Sept. 15 at 4 pm) The comedy Extra Ordinary (Sept. 19 at 8.30 pm), about a series of paranormal events…

Queer Film Festival

Queer Film Festival

From the 26th of August to 2nd of September the Queer Film Festival brings some of the most interesting films about LGBT. Films that tell love stories, about discovering who you are and not being afraid of showing it to the world… All of this is the Queer Film Festival, with movies like: Friday 30 August at 7 pm (City Kinos): Madame Saturday 31st August at 5 pm (City Kinos): Giant Little Ones Saturday 31st August at 7 pm (City Kinos): Wild Nights with Emily Sunday 1st September at 3…

Mittelpunkt Europa Filmfest

Mittelpunkt Europa Filmfest

The Mittelpunkt Europa Filmfest explores the recent film productions of countries like Slovenia, Hungary, Czech Republic or Poland. With a weird sense of humor, the politically incorrect film “Lajkó – Cigány az űrben Lajko | Gypsy in Space” by Balázs Lengyel opens the festival. The film “Špina | Filthy” offers a sensitive portrait of a psychiatric patient, “Atak Paniki | Panic Attack” tells the story of a big city’s dwellers… And we will have the opportunity to watch the award-winning debut of Kiev director Marina Stepanska, called “Стрімголов | Falling…

Cinema International: 5. Kurdische Filmwoche

Cinema International: 5. Kurdische Filmwoche

The Kurdish people is the biggest ethnic minority in Near East and have been suffering through years the fact of living in no man’s land. As you may know, their territory is divided among Turkey, Iran, Iraq and Syria, and their history is plenty of war and convulsed times. These facts made the Kurdish people one of a kind, and so is their cinema. It is not easy to create films and other artistic expressions under conditions of limited artistic freedom and this is why this festival is so unique….

6. Chinesisches Filmfest München

6. Chinesisches Filmfest München

China meets Bavaria in the 6th edition of the Chinesisches Filmfest with a varied program with current films, documentaries, classics, and lectures. The festival works as a meeting point for intercultural dialogue and also as a way to see different facets of contemporary Chinese society with the point of view of filmmakers and other people in the film industry. Among other interesting and exciting films, we can watch on the 2nd of October, the silent movie from 1932 Struggling, with live music composed by the Beijing-born musician Deng Xiaomei, especially for the Munich performance….

Cinema Iran

Cinema Iran

The Iranian cinema has a sensitivity and a particular way of explaining emotions and situations that affect the lives of every human being. A good example is the Abbas Kiarostami‘s film Taste of Cherry, a particular tale of a man who doesn’t want to live anymore. Iran is a country known for its convulse history, and this is something that influences their art in many ways. Munich celebrates the 5th edition of Cinema Iran this year when so many anniversaries are going on. The Iranian Revolution began in 1978, the…

Filmfest München

Filmfest München

A new edition of the big Filmfest München is here to offer international and German premieres, the best auteur cinema and also series. As every year, the festival will host some of the best film stars, directors, and other characters of the film industry. In this edition, the actress and screenwriter Emma Thompson and the film director Terry Gilliam will be on the red carpet receiving the CineMerit award. The last Gilliam’s film, The Man Who Killed Don Quixote, will be screened at the CineMerit gala on 2nd of July….