The Reinhold Schünzel Award is an honorary prize awarded for long-time achievements in the field of restoration, preservation or dissemination and popularisation of the German film heritage.
Reinhold Schünzel was an actor and director, born in Hamburg. After returning from exile in Hollywood he died in Munich in 1954.
The laureate of the Reinhold Schünzel Award 2016 will be presented during the opening ceremony of cinefest on Saturday, 19 November 2016.
From 9 - 13 April 2018 Ponrepo cinema in Prague presents a selection of the film programme from cinefest 2017 "Revolution, Restoration, and Transition" to the programme