KINO DER KUNST, a new and worldwide unique combination of film festival and art exhibition, will hold its first edition from April 24 to 28, 2013.

Movie theatres and museums all over Munich will present an International Competition, retrospectives, special focuses, talks and multi-channel installations. KINO DER KUNST investigates the relationship between visual art and cinema, the programmatic focus being the current approach of filming artists to fiction narration.

KINO DER KUNST 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 narrative forms of cinema on a high technical level. They must have been produced after January 1, 2011. An international jury featuring, among others, New York artist Cindy Sherman, artist and filmmaker Isaac Julien from London and Jean de Loisy, director of Palais de Tokyo in Paris, will award two main prizes totalling 20,000 euro.

Single-channel works of any length or format, made by visual artists, are accepted. All films are to be submitted online, and exclusively online, on After entering your data (address, film title, credits, directors’s biography, synopsis, technical details) you receive a registration number which you need to send, along with a DVD, to the indicated Munich address of KINO DER KUNST.

Submission deadline is December 15, 2012.

Film entry for the International Competition:

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