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New, great talents from more than 30 countries of the world.

16 days of film festival. 


From more than 1,000 submissions the festival picks a selection of 22 films by new directors. We present unknown talents each year who are all driven by their increased awareness, a strong personal vision and a powerful ambition.
Great cinema is art! New top films by world-famous directors. A selection of the best movies from Cannes, Toronto, Amsterdam etc.
With a worldwide reputation as a forum for the discovery of new directorial talent in arthouse cinema, the International Filmfestival Mannheim-Heidelberg is establishing a new competition for creative, intelligent serial dramas by highly talented newcomers since 2015.

Dear professionals,

you can accredit yoursleves online for the 64 International Filmfestival Mannheim-Heidelberg from August, 18th 2015

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Accreditation starts online 8/18/2015


Official Programme of the serial dramas online early September 2015

Children Movies online early September 2015


Official Programme
of the 64 International Filmfestival Mannheim-Heidelberg online mid-September 2015


The festival will take place in the Campbell Barracks located in the Südstadt district of Heidelberg. From 2015, the International Filmfestival Manheim-Heidelberg takes place in this new area.

Latest press release


The 64th International Filmfestival Mannheim-Heidelberg will open with the masterpiece “Une histoire américaine” by the newcomer Armel Hostiou from France

03.09.2015

The French newcomer-director Armel Hostiou will be present when the 64th International Filmfestival Mannheim-Heidelberg opens on Friday, October 9, 2015 with the German premiere of “Une histoire américaine” (“Stubborn”). The film...[more]


Mannheim discoveries in Venice

27.08.2015

This year, you will see two directors discovered at the International Film Festival Mannheim-Heidelberg at the Biennale di Venezia.[more]


Changes at the International Filmfestival Mannheim-Heidelberg

17.03.2015

“New Creators Award” for serial dramas by newcomers. Film producer Nico Hofmann is supporting the search for sponsors for the prize. [more]


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