International Film Competition

From 3090 submissions, 90 films have made it to the International Film Competition. The films are shown daily from 9 am to 4:30 pm in 12 thematic blocks at the Programmkino. After the screenings, Q & A's will follow with the filmmakers present.

The tickets for the competition program are free. Reservations are especially recommended for larger groups.


People mug and get mugged. The victims are given space now and a voice with a poignant sensitivity and a strife for justice, as well as a wish for making them visible.

Thu. NOV 21st 9:00 - 10:30 am @ Programmkino


The word “oblique” means “slash” but also “dependent” and “implicit”. The films show exactly that - parallels and worlds that could not seem any more different, and yet they are dependent on and entangled with each other.

Wed. NOV 21st 10:30 - 12:00 am @ Programmkino


Discovering oneself and the world is just so exciting. And wonderful. And even more if it looks as beautiful as in these films. -

Wed. NOV 21st 12:00 - 1:30 pm @ Programmkino


- but sometimes you’ll also discover things that aren’t all that beautiful, don’t you? Well, if you’ve finally found yourself then you’ve done so in an absolute way. Completely authentic and truthful: awesome!

Wed. NOV 21st 3:00 - 4:30 pm @ Programmkino