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Kino der Kunst
Festival Munich, Germany

Kino der Kunst


KINO DER KUNST, a unique worldwide combination of film festival and art exhibition, will hold its fourth edition from April 22 to April 26, 2020. Movie theatres and museums all over Munich present the International Competition as well as supporting programs, artists’ talks, symposia and multi-channel installations. KINO DER KUNST investigates the connection between visual art and cinema; this year's programmatic focus is „Forbidden Beauty“ and show show the art of the moving image can take up the urgent themes of our time in a highly aesthetic visual language.


The organizers invite visual artists from all over the world to submit their recent works to the International Competition.

All entries must reveal an innovative approach to the various forms of cinematographic narration and demonstrate a high technical level.

The films must have been produced after January 1, 2017.

Only single-channel narrative works by visual artists are accepted, they can be of any length.


An international jury of artists and curators will award two main prizes totaling Euro € 20,000. An audience award of Euro € 5,000 will also be awarded.