Whether short, queer, animated or documentary — Hamburg loves film and has the festivals to prove it. See what's on and enjoy the show.
Watch anything from art house films to international blockbusters on a floating canvas directly over the Inner Alster Lake.
Small, experimental and low-budget documentaries from Germany and beyond are shown at various small cinemas in Hamburg.
Watch 120 international films and documentaries premiere and mingle with actors and directors at the annual FilmFest Hamburg.
The realm of imagination — from science-fiction to horror — is at the centre of this riveting film festival at the Savoy cinema.
Germany’s longest-running and largest queer film festival shows anything from feel-good films to documentaries about all things queer.
During this celebration of the short film, 14,000 visitors are treated to over 400 films in international and national competitions.
A variety of cinemas in Hamburg showcase contemporary Japanese films - from anime and comedy to drama and documentaries.
Concurrently with FilmFest Hamburg, the best international youth and children's films are awarded by a jury of young experts.
From animations to kid-friendly documentaries: the children's version of the Short Film Festival showcases international short films for kids.
Germany's only music film festival celebrates music of all genres and rounds off with the Music Film Contest at the Reeperbahn Festival.