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Munich 2018

Review: In the Middle of the River

Review: In the Middle of the River

Berlin-based US director Damian John Harper bites deep into the flesh of American society with his second feature, which screened at Munich  

16/07 | Munich 2018

Review: The New End

Review: The New End

The plot of Leonel Dietsche’s dystopian debut feature is based on an interesting core idea but ultimately goes nowhere  

12/07 | Munich 2018

Review: Family Idiots

Review: Family Idiots

Michael Klier's family portrait, screened at the Munich Film Festival, is a story rich in humanism, modest yet deeply moving in its nuanced way of going back to basics  

10/07 | Munich 2018

All Good shines at Munich

All Good shines at Munich

Eva Trobisch's potent debut feature on rape and denial got two German Cinema New Talent Awards and the FIPRESCI Award; other winners included Kore-eda's Cannes-winning film and Ali Abbasi's Border  

10/07 | Munich 2018 | Awards

Review: Everything Always All the Time

Review: Everything Always All the Time

Philipp Eichholtz’s light-hearted comic fantasy, world-premiered at Munich, is an entertaining watch, despite some clumsy attempts at psychological depth  

10/07 | Munich 2018

Review: A Young Man With High Potential

Review: A Young Man With High Potential

Beneath its bland atmosphere, Linus de Paoli’s film, which world premiered at Munich, is radical and disturbing, just like its reclusive main character  

06/07 | Munich 2018

Review: We Were Just Playing

Review: We Were Just Playing

Ann-Kristin Reyels tells the story of a child’s "empirical" discovery of a somewhat magical and yet brutal border zone  

05/07 | Munich 2018

Review: Fly Rocket Fly

Review: Fly Rocket Fly

Oliver Schwehm presents an electrifying, if somewhat incomplete, documentary on the life of pioneering German rocket scientist Lutz Kayser  

05/07 | Munich 2018

Review: Wackersdorf

Review: Wackersdorf

With his third feature, world-premiered at Munich, Oliver Haffner pierces through to the core of the political games that serve higher industrial interests  

03/07 | Munich 2018

Public dialogue at the heart of the Munich Film Festival

Public dialogue at the heart of the Munich Film Festival

The event’s 36th edition will screen 185 new films hailing from 43 countries, with Emma Thompson and Terry Gilliam set to receive CineMerit Awards  

20/06 | Munich 2018