Filmfest Hamburg is a festival for the public. Every year in the autumn, it attracts more than 40,000 movie lovers in ten days on eleven screens with about 140 national and international feature and documentary films. Filmfest Hamburg presents the first productions of young German and international film makers as well as the films of major directors. Oscar-winning actors such as Clint Eastwood, Jodie Foster, Christoph Waltz and Tilda Swinton, as well as German directors such as Wim Wenders, Fatih Akin, Andreas Dresen and Tom Tykwer form the entire artistic diversity of the festival.
The program of the Berlin International Film Festival shows about 400 films every year. Berlinale is focused on the geopolitical progressive cinema. The jury paid particular attention to ensuring that films from around the world are to be presented in the festival program. Is is truly a significant event for movie lovers.