The Filmfest Hamburg will take place for the 26th time in 2018.
Filmfest Hamburg is a festival for the audience. Every autumn, it inspires over 40,000 cinema fans in ten days on ten screens with approx. 140 national and international feature and documentary films as world premieres, European premieres or German premieres. In ten fixed and further, annually changing sections, the programme spectrum ranges from sophisticated art-house films to innovative mainstream cinema. But not only cinematic pearls, audience successes and world premieres can be seen and enjoyed in large format: Actors and directors will honour the Hanseatic city and make the film experience even more vivid by answering questions and talking about motivations and shooting experiences.
In addition to new discoveries in the world of cinema, several actors, directors, producers and other filmmakers are expected on the red carpet.
A free supporting programme to the festival will take place on Allende-Platz in front of the Abaton cinema. Among other things, workshop talks, panel discussions and events of the Michel Kinder und Jugend Filmfest will be offered here. New since 2014 is the Filmfest Unplugged, where young musicians transform the tent into a concert hall. And the aftershow parties will not be missing this year either.
The Filmfest Hamburg 2019
Once again this year you can look forward to a diverse film programme! In the Abaton cinema you can watch a road movie with Bruno about the search for a dog and the fateful meeting between a boy and a homeless man, and the comedy Bruderherz accompanies a woman in search of her place in the world. In Metropolis Kino, the French independent drama As Happy As Possible paints a portrait of a youth between resignation and rebellion, and Scattered Night is a South Korean family drama nominated for the NDR Young Talent Award. The Studio Kino shows with Sag mir wer ich bin -Tell Me Who I Am a documentary musical about what flight and loss of identity can look like. The programme has something to offer for almost every film taste - so off to the cinema!