45. Internationales Filmwochenende Würzburg vom 24. bis 27. Januar 2019

This Year’s Winners are…

This year’s festival was truly unique. Thanks to our talented guests, faithful audience members, and hardworking team, we closed our 44th year with a bang and look forward to all that our 45th year holds! Our audience crowned the following films as this year’s winners: Best Feature Films 1. Hva vil folk si (What will … Weiterlesen …

Reservation Online now available

From now an Online reservations are available. Please use the respective link on a movie’s summary page. Please note that the amount of tickets available is limited with this option. In case a screening is sold-out online, try to reserve tickets by phone (0931/78023888) or purchase them directly at the ticket office before the screening. … Weiterlesen …

Nina Proll as prominent guest at the International Film Weekend

Ever since her role of Nicoletta Huber in the Austrian series “Vorstadtweiber” she was also known in Germany: the actress, singer and dancer Nina Proll. Furthermore she also owns a broad art-house filmography and was already seen in four films at the International Filmweekend. With her latest film “Anna Fucking Molnar” she shows that she … Weiterlesen …

Call of Cthulhu: Film serie about H. P. Lovecraft

The International Film Weekend dedicates its own fim serie to a major author of fantastic literature: Howard Phillips Lovecraft (1890-1937) is considered one of the most important figures in the horror genre. He wrote about 60 short stories and five novellas, of which about a dozen were published only after his death. A typical motif … Weiterlesen …

Getting Ready… Press Conference Update and other Information

With the press conference just a week before the start of the film weekend, the final details and information were passed on to the regional media representatives, so that really everyone has the chance to find out what’s going on Thursday, 25th January at the 44th International Film Festival. And that’s a lot! Almost 80 … Weiterlesen …

Würzburg’s Directors Join Us This Year

For the first time ever, the International Film Festival will screen four films by Würzburg natives. Two productions will celebrate their world premiere! Thomas Heinemann’s latest film, “Perfect Silence”, will make its international debut in Würzburg. Following the cult series, “Positive Sinking”,  “Perfect Silence” finally reveals the whole truth about Angelo Sommerfeld; fans understand what … Weiterlesen …

Our Program is Online!

The program of the 44th International Film Weekend is online. Interested in witnessing an Iranian refugee search for a wife in Copenhagen? Want to listen to Russian inmates compete in a singing contest? Curious how cheeky girls in a Stockholm gang fight for their place in society? Want to follow the journey of a Kurdish … Weiterlesen …

Ticket passes now available!

Multiple ticket passes went on sale at select locations at the start of December. The passes are for either 5 or 10 different films. They are only valid for one person and are not transferable. Please note: These passes must be exchanged for actual tickets, but they do not entitle their owners to attend sold-out … Weiterlesen …

Short Film Night

The whole world is in short film fever – and Würzburg is too! The Short Film Day on the Shortest Day of the Year – Presented by the Filminitiative Würzburg e.V. in cooperation with Kellerperle e.V. Winter solstice is on 12.21.2017 and is the shortest day of the year. Six years ago, France, Germany, Denmark, … Weiterlesen …

Bürgerbräu: Our new venue

Last year, the film festival took place on the Bürgerbräu grounds for the first time. “The new festival venue was well received by guests. The feedback, especially regarding the lounge area in the Maschinenhaus, was very positive,” said festival director Thomas Schulz. “Even though it was hard to say goodbye to the Mozart Gynasium, we … Weiterlesen …