Munich 2015: Young German Cinema

The 33rd edition of the Munich International Film Festival hosted a FIPRESCI jury for the first time. Amid high summer temperatures the screening venues were well-attended, with the German film industry out in force at the numerous world premieres of domestic productions and fresh international fare from the festival circuit. The FIPRESCI jury selected their award from the 18 features in the New German Cinema programme. A number of films were shot in Munich, among them the winner of the Critics Prite “Don’t Look At Me That Way” (Schau mich nicht so an), a daring and surprising take on unconventional relationships from director Uisenma Borchu, who set the film between Germany and Mongolia and also wrote, edited and starred.