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What is special about the International Filmfestival Mannheim-Heidelberg

upcoming November 14 – 24, 2019?

The profession appreciates this “Newcomer Festival“ for spotting new talent and film artists. It is also renowned for its top-flight selection of about 50 films competing for the awards:
Master of Cinema (for new talented arthouse directors)
Grand Newcomer Award Mannheim-Heidelberg (for the creative international author’s film; all real premieres)
Talent Award Mannheim-Heidelberg (for a remarkable film or a special achievement like acting, photography, music, montage, etc.)
Special Jury Award Mannheim-Heidelberg
Audience Award Mannheim-Heidelberg (for the film most liked by the audience)
FIPRESCI-Jury (the International Film Critics‘ Prize)
Ecumenical Film Prize (Cinema Owners will recommend films for theatrical release)

The Programme of the biggest film festival in Baden-Wuerttemberg – all 50 films need to be real premieres – will go online on October 20, 2019, tickets will be on sale from October 31st.

The International Filmfestival Mannheim-Heidelberg has always been highly selective and ambitious while still close to the audience (cf. image: film talk with an artist).

Andrea Cnyrim • 5. Oktober 2019

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