Winning films of the 54th Hof International Film Festival

The festival films, which have been awarded with film prizes, can be viewed at HoF on Demand until Sunday, November 1, 2020: 

The Hofer Gold Prize of the Friedrich Baur Foundation awarded by the Bavarian Academy of Fine Arts in memoriam Heinz Badewitz 2020 goes to Sevgi and Chris Hirschhäuser for their debut film TOPRAK. The award goes to the best director for a first feature film. 


Director: Sevgi Hirschhäuser

New German Cinema Award 2020: The award Neues Deutsches Kino 2020 goes to RIVAL by Marcus Lenz for Best Film (first to third long feature film).


Director: Marcus Lenz

GRANIT – Hofer Documentary Film Award: The GRANIT – Hofer Documentary Film Award 2020 goes to the film KING BANSAH AND HIS DAUGHTER by Agnes Lisa Wegner.

HALDERN POP – DORF MIT FESTIVAL by Monika Pirch receives a Special Mention 

Hans Vogt Film Award:  The Hans Vogt Film Award 2020 honors the innovative and high-quality expression of sound in the overall work and goes to the director and author Emily Atef. The winner will show her feature film JACKPOT at the 54th International Hofer Film Festival.