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- The grand prize at the 41st FILMSCHOOLFEST MUNICH has gone to the poetic short documentary film “We Know How Beautiful They Were, These Islands” by Younès Ben Slimane (Le Fresnoy, France).
- The Audience Award has gone to “I Was Never Really Here” by Gabriel B. Arrahnio (Film University Babelsberg KONRAD WOLF, Germany).
- A total of ten awards with a combined value of 32,000 euros were presented to films in the international competition.
On Sunday, November 13, 2022, the 41st FILMSCHOOLFEST MUNICH held its opening gala with some 300 invited guests attending.
40 short films will vie in the international competition for awards worth a total of 32,000 euros. The festival jury will be chaired by director Ildikó Enyedi. A program of free supporting events rounds off the week-long festival.
The 41st FILMSCHOOLFEST MUNICH is presenting 40 short films from 21 countries in its international competition. Filmmakers from all over the world are coming to Munich to present their films in person. In addition, there will be three specials: two with current productions from the University of Television and Film Munich (HFF) and one with a selection of films to mark the 50th anniversary of the Steve Tisch School at Tel Aviv University.
- The grand prize of the 40th FILMSCHOOLFEST MUNICH has been awarded to the short film “Regime Change” by Yana Sad (Moscow School of New Cinema, Russia).
- The Audience Award has gone to “Her Dance” by Bar Cohen (The Steve Tisch School of Film and Television, Israel).
- Ten awards worth 36,000 euros in total were presented to films in the International Competition.
The anniversary edition of FILMSCHOOLFEST MUNICH was formally opened by the City of Munich’s cultural affairs officer, Anton Biebl, on November 14, 2021. Festival director Diana Iljine welcomed the national and international students. During the opening ceremony, the Climate Clips Award was presented.