In its section New German Television 41st Filmfestival Munich will show tv-drama We Forever, a special mother and son drama written (together with Thomas Schmid) and directed by Johannes Schmid with Philip Günsch und Marie Leuenberger in the leading roles. Lieblingsfilm produced for WDR.

In the same section the puppet-reallife-mix Hello Spencer (dir.: Timo Schierhorn) will be shown, a loving tribute to the kids programme of the same name, lensed by DoP Jutta Pohlmann. Unterhaltungsfernsehen Ehrenfeld and Studio Zentral produced for ZDF.

In its Spotlight section 41st Film Festival Munich 2024 will show as a German premiere the period drama Jacob’s Steed by director Katalin Gödrös with Luna Wedler and Max Hubacher in the leading roles. Swiss company Turnus Films produced.

Two to One

41st Film Festival Munich 2024 opens with the world premiere of Two to One written and directed by Natja Brunckhorst. The film that is inspired by a true story tells the story of three friends – played by Sandra Hüller, Max Riemelt und Ronald Zehrfeld – who find millions of Ostmark and a clever way to convert them into western money. Their unexpected wealth tests their friendship, their solidarity and their faith in capitalism. Two to One was produced by Zischlermann and Row Film, X-Verleih is distributing in Germany.

In their Work in Progress section Seriencamp will screen on June 6 in Cologne Rainer Matsutani’s new horror series Hameln which was lensed by DoP Clemens Messow. Real Film Berlin produced for ZDFneo.

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has nominated Teachers’ Lounge (dir: Ilker Çatak), lensed by DoP Judith Kaufmann in the category non-English-language films. The award ceremony takes place March 10, 2024 in Los Angeles.

Andreas Dresen’s new period drama From Hilde, With Love with a production design by Susanne Hopf and lensed by DoP Judith Kaufmann will premiere in competition of 74th Berlin Film Festival 2024. Liv Lisa Fries played the title role, Pandora Film produced.

DoP Judith Kaufmann continues her collaboration with writer and director Petra Volpe with feature film Heroine, depicting one day in the life of a nurse. Leonie Benesch plays the lead, Zodiac Pictures is producing.


Director Katalin Gödrös adaptation of Sivia Tschui’s period novel Jakob’s Steed with Luna Wedler in the lead will premiere at 59th Solothurner Filmtage 2024. Swiss company Turnus Film produced.