Filmfest Hamburg is a festival for the audience. In ten permanent and several anually changing sections, Filmfest Hamburg shows about 140 national and international feature and documentary films as world, European or German premiere. The many facets of the program range from sophisticated arthouse films to innovative mainstream cinema.

Filmfest Hamburg presents the first feature films of young German and international directors together with films by internationally established directors. Furthermore special German TV productions find their unique way to the big screen.

Academy Award winners such as Clint Eastwood, Jodie Foster, Christoph Waltz and Tilda Swinton, Dogma-founder Lars von Trier and German directors such as Wim Wenders, Fatih Akin, Andreas Dresen and Tom Tykwer represent the festival’s entire artistic plentitude.

From September 29th until October 8th, 2016, the 24th Filmfest Hamburg invites to the following venues: Abaton, CinemaxX Dammtor, Metropolis, Passage, Studio and B-Movie.