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Catalog cinefest 2022
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There will be an online version of cinefest in 2021. In addition to the cinema program, some films are also shown in the Metropolis cinema's virtual cinema hall, Metropolis+. Participation in the conference is also possible via live stream.
The 35th International Film History Conference is integral part of cinefest in Hamburg. It takes place from 17 (Opening) to 20 November 2022. Speakers and participants from germany and abroad will deepen the theme of the festival in lectures and discussions (conference languages: German or English). A hybrid event with both physical presence and online streaming is planned.
In accordance with its multimedia orientation, the festival offers discussion forums on technical, cultural, economic, legal, archival, and film historical topics in cooperation with professional associations and media representatives.
Two honorary awards will be presented at the festival: the Reinhold Schünzel Award for many years of service in the care, preservation and dissemination of German film heritage to one or more persons. The Willy Haas Award, award for an important international publication on German-language film or film in Germany.
There will be again a cinefest encore in 2022, at the Lichtmess Cinema with Burden of Dreams on 22 November and at the Alabama Cinema on 24 Noember (Fitzcarraldo) and 26 November (Peeping Tom).