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….