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IFFMH - Filmfestival Mannheim

IFFMH - Filmfestival Mannheim gGmbH
Kleiststr. 3-5
68167 Mannheim
phone +49-6 21-48 92 62 11
fax +49-6 21-48 92 62 10
email: info@iffmh.de

Festival Director
Sascha Keilholz

Year of Foundation 1952

Event Date from 12 November 2020 till 22 November 2020

Event Date

in Mannheim, Germany

International Competition

Sections On the Rise Competition, Pushing the Boundaries Competition, Children's Films, Facing New Challenges, Hommage, Retrospective

Category Feature

Terms of Entry One the Rise Competition: 1st - 3rd features, German premieres
Pushing the Boundaries Competition: innovative features, regional premieres

Genre Comedy, Drama, Family

Subtitles English subtitles recommended

Format DCP, Blu-ray

Registration Deadline to be announced

Fees none

Attendance Figures 60,000

Participants of the Film Industry 500 representatives of the national and international film industry (producers, sales companies, buyers)

Prizes/Awards Awards for the 2020 festival edition to be announced.

Grand Newcomer Award Mannheim-Heidelberg (Best Fiction Feature - minimum length 70 min)
Special Newcomer Award Mannheim-Heidelberg (Best Unconventionally Narrated Feature - minimum length 70 min)
Special Jury Award Mannheim-Heidelberg (for an outstanding performance as actor, writer, director, DoP, etc. - minimum length 70 min)
Special Mentions of Mannheim-Heidelberg (for a remarkable film or a special achievment like acting, photography, music, editing, etc.)
Audience Award of Mannheim-Heidelberg
FIPRESCI Prize: The International Film Critics' Prize
Ecumenical Jury: The Ecumenical Film Prize
Recommendations of the Jury of Cinema Owners
Master of Cinema Award

Number of Films Shown about 50 feature films

Media Coverage mostly regional media, some national and international coverage

Evaluation A festival with a long tradition and a focus on international newcomers not previously presented at Cannes, Locarno or Venice, so some new discoveries can be made.

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