Missy Jubilee wins ‘BEST EROTIC FILM’ at Hamburg International Film Festival – Hamburg 2023
The Hamburg International Film Festival opened in Hamburg in 1992.
To date, around 3000 national and international film productions have celebrated their world, European or German premieres at the Hamburg International Film Festival.
The festival has grown continuously over the years, with the number of visitors increasing tenfold since 1992.
Every autumn, the Hamburg International Film Festival attracts more than 45,000 cinema fans. Over ten days, around 130 national and international feature films and documentaries are shown on 14 screens. The programme spectrum in ten sections ranges from cineastically sophisticated art house films to innovative mainstream cinema and a colourful film and event programme for the youngest cinema-goers.
The Hamburg International Film Festival presents the first productions of young German and international filmmakers as well as the films of established directors. In addition, it brings television productions to the big screen before they are broadcast on TV.
In 2022 Hamburg International Film Festival awarded prize money totalling 110,000 euros, including the Hamburg Producers Award for German Film Productions, endowed with 25,000 euros, donated by the Hamburg Ministry of Culture and Media. The special prize for serial formats was increased to 10,000 euros in its second year and donated by the Verwertungsgesellschaft der Film- und Fernsehproduzenten (VFF).
Other awards include the Douglas Sirk Award, the Hamburg Producers Award for International Cinema Co-Productions, donated by the Hamburg Ministry of Culture and Media, the Hamburg Producers Award for German TV Productions, donated by the Verwertungsgesellschaft der Film- und Fernsehproduzenten (VFF), the FILMFEST HAMBURG Audience Award, donated for the first time by the Hapag-Lloyd Foundation, The Political Film of the Friedrich Ebert Foundation, the MAJA, donated by Hamburg cinema operator Hans-Peter Jansen, the Art Cinema Award, the NDR Young Talent Award and the Critics’ Choice Award.