Initial films of our 2023 programme

We are looking forward to announce many German premiers

The International Film Festival Mannheim-Heidelberg (IFFMH) is entering its 72nd edition this year from 16 to 26 November. The festival audience will once again be able to catch the German premieres of films by talented international directors. Initial highlights of the programme include fascinating films from Nepal, Singapore, China, Italy, Germany, North Macedonia, Canada and the United States. In addition, the 72nd IFFMH is welcoming back Goran Stolevski, the recipient of last year’s Newcomer Award, as a member of the international jury and the director of two new films in the programme.

The first films from our program are:

In the international competition ON THE RISE
›The Sweet East‹ (Sean Price Williams, USA)
›An Endless Sunday‹ (Alain Parroni, Italy)
›Family Portrait‹ (Lucy Kerr, USA)
›Dreaming and Dying‹ (Nelson Yeo, Singapur)
›Touched‹ (Claudia Rorarius, Germany)
›The Red Suitcase‹ (Fidel Devkota, Nepal)

›Housekeeping for Beginners‹ (Goran Stolevski, North Macedonia)
›Only the River Flows‹ (Wei Shujun, China)
›Red Rooms‹ (Pascal Plante, Canada)

For more information on the films, see our press release.

The complete festival schedule will be announced on October 27, 2023.