SWIMMING – Director: Luzie Loose

HoF Rendezvous: Let’s go SWIMMING with Luzie Loose

Rendezvous kick-off for 2019 on 24 February at the Central-Kino in Hof
An Anthem to Life – HAPPINES SUCKS in cinemas now

An Anthem to Life – HAPPINES SUCKS in cinemas now

Theatrical release on 7 February 2019
RAUS by Philipp Hirsch - Cinema release

Let’s go OUT (RAUS) to the cinema – under the direction of Philipp Hirsch

Theatrical release on 17 January 2019
MEINE WELT IST DIE MUSIK – DER KOMPONIST CHRISTIAN BRUHN - Cinema release

MEINE WELT IST DIE MUSIK – DER KOMPONIST CHRISTIAN BRUHN in German cinemas

Marie Reich’s documentary film was one of the festival favorites at the Home of Films
MARY SHELLEY by Haifaa al Mansour - Cinema release

MARY SHELLEY by Haifaa al Mansour on the big screen

Cinema release on 27 December 2018
SANDSTERN - Mother and father

SANDSTERN: Theatrical release on 29 November

Yilmaz Arslan’s feature film is going from the Home of Films into the cinemas
Kida Ramadan and Til Obladen about KANUN

Kida Ramadan and Til Obladen about KANUN

Directors' statement
Edgar Reitz about the Hof Gold Prize 2018

Edgar Reitz about the Hof Gold Prize 2018

Statement about the prize winner Luzie Loose and her film SCHWIMMEN
The Hof Gold Prize goes to Luzie Loose for SCHWIMMEN

The Hof Gold Prize goes to Luzie Loose for SCHWIMMEN

Prize winner's statement
The GRANIT Hof Documentary Award goes to RAUS by Matthias Wilfert.

The GRANIT Hof Documentary Award goes to RAUS

Statement of the director Matthias Wilfert and the artistic assistant Raphael Stolle

Preisträger-Vorstellungen am Sonntag

Katja Riemann about GOLIATH96

Katja Riemann about GOLIATH96

Statement of the main actress
Britta Schoening about her film #WIDERSTAND

GRANIT - Hof Documentary Award: A special mention goes to #WIDERSTAND

Statement der Regisseurin Britta Schoening
German Cinema New Talent Award 2018: Statement of the jury member Karoline Schuch

Jury member Karoline Schuch about KAHLSCHLAG

Statement of the jury member about the German Cinema New Talent Award
Henning Beckhoff: Special mention to the film FÜNF DINGE, DIE ICH NICHT VERSTEHE

German Cinema New Talent Award: Special mention to the film FÜNF DINGE, DIE ICH NICHT VERSTEHE

Statement of the director Henning Beckhoff
The German Cinema New Talent Award goes to KAHLSCHLAG by Max Gleschinski.

The German Cinema New Talent Award goes to KAHLSCHLAG

Statement of the director Max Gleschinski
The Award of the City of Hof 2018 goes to the SPIO president Alfred Holighaus.

The Award of the City of Hof goes to Alfred Holighaus

Award winner's statement
WENN FLIEGEN TRÄUMEN: Statement of the director Katharina Wackernagel

Katharina Wackernagel about WENN FLIEGEN TRÄUMEN

Statement of the director
PARIS YOU GOT ME: Statement of the director and the producers

Julie Boehm, Ann-Kathrin Boberg and Aleksandra Todorovic about PARIS YOU GOT ME

Statement of the director and the producers
Anca Miruna Lăzărescu: Director's statement

HAPPINESS SUCKS: Anca Miruna Lăzărescu on the opening film

Statement of the director
The festival-director's statement

Thorsten Schaumann about the 52nd Hof International Film Festival

The festival-director's statement
HAPPINESS SUCKS will open the 52nd Hof International Film Festival.

HAPPINESS SUCKS will open the 52nd Hof International Film Festival

A film by Anca Miruna Lăzărescu, which will make you laugh and cry
52nd Hof International Film Festival – Short Film Program

Short Film Program

Extensive short film program and, for the first time, a cooperation with EFP FUTURE FRAMES – NEW FILMMAKERS TO FOLLOW
52nd Hof International Film Festival – Documentary Films

Documentary Films

The focus is on humanity, in all of its facets.
52. Internationale Hofer Filmtage - Young German Cinema

Young German Cinema

There will be new German directing talents to discover who have cast their films with notable actors.
52. Internationale Hofer Filmtage - Internationales Programm

International Program

With over 20 films, the international program this year at the 52nd Hof International Film Festival is as strong as ever.
52. Internationale Hofer Filmtage - WENN FLIEGEN TRÄUMEN

Creative Newcomers

A first selection of the German feature films
52nd Hof International Film Festival – Retrospective BARBET SCHROEDER

Retrospective BARBET SCHROEDER

The retrospective of the 52nd Hof International Film Festival is dedicated to the doyen of French cinema.
HoF Festival Rendezvous – ZWISCHEN SOMMER UND HERBST

HoF Festival Rendezvous – we did it again with ZWISCHEN SOMMER UND HERBST by Daniel Manns

Stimulating discussion at the Central Cinema in Hof

Am Wochenende: Musiknacht, Vorverkauf und Filmtage-Rendezvous