47. Internationales Filmwochenende Würzburg vom 28. Januar bis 31. Januar 2021

And the winners are…

The 46th International Film Festival Würzburg is (almost) over. While the cinemas are still busy, the awards ceremony is already taking place. Board member Christian Molik comments on the winning films: “The two winning entries of the feature film and documentary film competitions captivate with their depiction of living conditions that seem unbearable – of … Weiterlesen …

Silent Film Matinee almost sold out!

This year’s Silent Film Matinee once again guarantees goose-pimple moments – not only because Richard Oswald’s “Eerie Tales” offer eerily beautiful entertainment on the screen, also because this year’s live act Michael Riessler stands for music that gets under your skin. The exceptional clarinetist has worked with such diverse artists as John Cage, Karlheinz Stockhausen … Weiterlesen …

For the opening: When Chinese travel to Finland

The opening film at the International Film Festival always plays a special role. This time it is about human encounters between two very different cultures: China meets Finland in “Master Cheng” by Finnish filmmaker Mika Kaurismäki. What is it about? After the death of his wife, the cook Cheng travels to Finland to visit a … Weiterlesen …

The Line-Up is online!

Film

Finally: the Line-Up of the 46th International Film Festival is online! From now on you can put together your own individual programme by filtering the film list, for example by your favourite film countries, favourite film categories or film titles. Or you can browse the online screening schedule. Or you can also make yourself comfortable … Weiterlesen …

こんにちは: Japan Special

Last year the idea of integrating the Siebold Museum as a venue into the International Film Festival was very well received. Despite some cinetically adverse circumstances, the Japan special was also a great success. So this year there is a new edition of the Japan series. Like the whole festival, it will be slimmed down … Weiterlesen …

GDR Retrospective “Plus Minus 89”

DDR-Retrospektive

2019 marked the 30th anniversary of the peaceful revolution in the GDR and the fall of the Berlin Wall. Reason enough for the organizers of the International Film Weekend Würzburg to look back and present concise films from this period of upheaval in the retrospective series “Plus Minus 89”. For it goes without saying that … Weiterlesen …

Short Film Day on 21st of December 2019

The whole world is in short film fever – and so is Würzburg! The Short Film Day on the shortest day of the year presented by Filminitiative Würzburg e.V. in cooperation with Kellerperle. The KURZFILMTAG 2011 was born in France as “Le jour le plus court”. It has been held in Germany since 2012 and … Weiterlesen …

Watch out Film Festival fans: Multiple Ticket Passes now available!

It’s time again: Christmas is just around the corner and it won’t take too long until the 46th International Film Festival. To shorten the anticipation of the film festival, the popular and coveted multiple ticket passes will be available at our loyal Pre-Sale Agencies starting on Sunday, 1st of December 2019. The ticket passes allow … Weiterlesen …