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FC Bayern – An International Success Story World famous, yet unmistakably German. Hugely successful, yet highly criticized. FC Bayern is a unique phenomenon. The story…
Tuesday, 11 April 2017

Power of football

streetfootballworld teamed up with 11mm to once again present a film that featured the power of football to inspire social change. The Other Kids, directed…
Saturday, 08 April 2017

Referees in Focus

What constitutes a false decision – and are there fortuitous false decisions in football? At the “Referees in Focus” talk, former Bundesliga professional Nico Frommer,…
Saturday, 08 April 2017

Homage to Johan Cruyff

„Johan Cruyff ist der einzelne Spieler, der am meisten für die Entwicklung des Fußballspiels getan hat.“ With these words, Christoph Biermann, Chief Editor of the…
Friday, 07 April 2017

The Stranger

Moussa Cissokho only arrived in Europe from Senegal two years ago. He now works as the coach of the under-14s at BX Brussels in the…
Tuesday, 04 April 2017

Golden 11 for Salomon Kalou

In 2015 he won the African Cup of Nations with the Ivory Coast, in 2012 he denied Bayern their dream home Champions League victory and…
Sunday, 02 April 2017

The Football Grandmothers

"Vhakegula, Vhakegula," is the name of their football team, as the group of elderly ladies proudly tell. Translated, that's "Granny, Granny". Originally the South African…
Saturday, 01 April 2017

In search of an anthem

Might it not get boring, hearing the same song for 12 minutes of a film? Director André Schäfer asked himself this question. It ended up…
The opening night of the 14th 11mm Football Film Festival was a celebration of all things Icelandic. The three supremely relaxed celebrity guests – Icelandic…
Thursday, 30 March 2017

Real Champions of Europe

While the majority of the guests at the festival were still flying high in the dreamland of Icelandic football, in Kino Babylon’s second cinema next…
Wednesday, 29 March 2017

Football player as guests of 11mm

Football player, former professionals, coaches and staff ThursdayOpening Wie ein Vulkan Heimir Hallgrímsson, Coach of the Icelandic national teamThorben Marx, former professionalMike Hanke, former professional Friday Heinz…
The 11mm “Footballing homeland North-Rhine Westphalia” collection is comprised of gems from the Rhineland’s football culture, and marks the completion of a festival excursion through…
Sunday, 19 March 2017

European championship

They’ve all taken part in European Championships: Swedish football star Zlatan Ibrahimovic, England’s record goalscorer Wayne Rooney, the most expensive player of last year’s summer…
Sunday, 19 March 2017

Far away football worlds

12 documentaries and 1 feature film: this selection of international new releases lets us travel the world in the comfort of a cinema seat. Whether…
Saturday, 18 March 2017

Homage to Johan Cruyff

In the days following the first anniversary of his death, the festival devotes a cinematic homage to Dutch football icon Johan Cruyff. Documentaries will be…
Thursday, 16 March 2017

Advance sale started

Just two weeks to go, the opening of the international football film festival takes place  on Thursday 30th of March. The trailer shows already a…
Tuesday, 14 March 2017

The line-up is set

The 14th annual 11mm football film festival (March 30 - April 3) has selected 60 short and feature-length films. There will three world, 17 German…
There are only 18 days left until the Grand Opening of the 14th 11mm International Football Film Festival in Berlin. The opening film comes from…
Wednesday, 15 February 2017

You’ll never walk alone

The 14th 11mm International Football Film Festival takes place from the 30th of March until the 3rd of April, once again spread over three locations…
Thursday, 26 January 2017

The selection process starts

The Call for films ends this year with a new record. More than 200 football films have been submitted for the 14th edition of the…
Tuesday, 25 October 2016

Call for films 2017

11mm – The International Football Film Festival is entering the next round: From March 30th to April 3rd 2017 the Berlin club for sports and…
Tuesday, 11 October 2016

Belgian Football Filmfestival

The 11mm Belgian Football Film Festival, a different way of experiencing football. The common theme running through this year’s programme is street football, in several…
Tuesday, 29 March 2016

More than a game

On March 21, streetfootballworld proudly presented the movie “Streetkids United II - The Girls From Rio” at the Babylon Cinema in Berlin. It tells the…
The French short film Sur la touche wins the shortkicks competition; the German documentary Zweikämpfer voted the people's favorite. The thirteen edition of the 11mm…
The Goldene 11 for the best football film of 2016 goes to director Mehdi Benhadj-Djilali and his documentary "Zweikämpfer". This touching portrait of unemployed footballers…
Sunday, 20 March 2016

Brazilian films

Having traveled all from the way from Brazil, the director Luciano Perez and producer Erika Azevedo of Os boias-frias de futebol discussed the financial plight…
A near sell-out crowd of special guests and cinephiles made their way across the grass carpet of the BABYLON cinema to attend the opening film…
Wednesday, 16 March 2016

Legendary Football Clubs

Dresden, Osnabrück, Bielefeld, Münster, Cottbus, Kiel, Córdoba… all these cities have something in common. Their footballing golden years are in the past. Today, the reality…
Wednesday, 16 March 2016

Guests at 11mm 2016

We are delighted to welcome the following special guests as well as everyone in our audience to this year's 11mm International Football Film Festival. Thursday,…
Saturday, 12 March 2016

The Festival of Festivals

Thirteen years ago, when 11mm made its debut, it was the only football film festival in the world. Since then, cinema and sports fans all…
Friday, 11 March 2016

Trailer 2016

Just one week to go, the opening of the international football film festival takes place at March 17. The trailer shows already a little insight…
Friday, 04 March 2016

Country Focus: Great Britain

With six high-quality documentaries, England is playing a leading role at this year’s 11mm. The festival kicks off with GOAL!, which revisits the so-called “phantom…
Wednesday, 02 March 2016

Football en France

On March 18, the retrospective "Football en France", presented by the German-French Youth Project (DFJW) and the Institut Francais d’Allemagne, commences in the City Kino…
Wednesday, 02 March 2016

The Line-Up is Set

The 13th annual 11mm football film festival (March 17-21) has selected 70 short and feature-length films. There will four world, 27 German and 12 Berlin…
The thirteenth edition of the 11mm International Football Film Festival will focus on the fiftieth anniversary of the controversial "phantom goal" at Wembley and the…
Friday, 19 February 2016

Line-Up To Be Announced on March 1

In four weeks, the 13th edition of 11mm International Football Film Festival will kick off in Berlin. The festival and production directors spent today wrangling…
Monday, 08 February 2016

Great Moments in Football

The 41-year-old Italian Osvaldo Casanova "paints scenes of football that leave an impression on us, are beautiful, ugly, controversial and admired. Scenes that belong to…
Saturday, 06 February 2016

Just four weeks until #11mm2016

After reviewing more than 150 submissions from around the world, including films big and small, the selection process for the 13th International Football Film Festival…
Monday, 01 February 2016

Winter Transfer from Italy

11mm - the International Football Film Festival - is partnering this year with the brand new Italian film festival "TERZO TEMPO," which will take place…
Thursday, 12 November 2015

Call for films 2016

11mm – The International Football Film Festival is entering the next round: From March 17th to 21st 2016 the Berlin club for sports and culture,…
Thursday, 12 November 2015

Congrats to Australia

Congratulations to our friendsat  FootballFilm Festival on their first edition, with fantastic festivals in Sydney, Brisbane and Melbourne over the past weeks. Great to see…
Wednesday, 07 October 2015

11mm goes Brussels

1st Belgian Football Film Festival06. & 07. November 2015, Oudergem – Auderghem WHAT?The world’s greatest football-filmfestival comes to Brussels! Documentaries, feature films and short films…
Festiwelt, the network of Berlin film festivals, unleashes the collective power of the festival world in one night in a 12-hour programme at Kino Zukunft…
Congratulations! This year’s winner of the audience prize the Golden 11 is Mario Bucci. His documentary "Una Meravigliosa Stagione Fallimentare" (A Marvelous Season of Bankruptcy)…
Monday, 23 March 2015

Golden 11 Award goes to Bari

Congratulations: Mario Bucci is the winner of this year`s 11mm audience award “The golden 11”. His documentary “Una Meravigliosa Stagione Fallimentare” about the history of…
Monday, 23 March 2015

11mm shortkicks

"Life is change," says one of Germany's most charming football bloggers, Stefanie Fiebrig of textilvergehen.de. She's one of the members of jury for tonight's Shortkicks…
Sunday at the 11mm Festival was all about football clubs and their unique individual histories. The spectrum ranged from the political Brazilian documentary "Democracia em…
Monday, 23 March 2015

The Runners-Up of Meiderich

Sometimes it's the teams that come in second that leave the most lasting impression. The truth of that axiom was on display on Sunday at…
Six short films, discussions, curious kids and Mr. Meteor. Heinz Boock has been a card-carrying member of sixth-division club BFC Meteor, where he's known as…
Sunday, 22 March 2015

Naldo to present award

Since last Thursday, football fans have been enthusiastically taking in the extensive program of sports and cinema at the Kino Babylon movie theater on Rosa-Luxemburg-Platz…
Saturday, 21 March 2015

A night full of memories

"Football is the language for telling stories." There's no better way to sum up Friday at the 11mm Festival than the words of Johan Kramer.…
The Berlin NGO Discover Football travelled with twelve women to Brazil during the 2014 World Cup. There they met with women’s football players and inspected…
Friday, 20 March 2015

Great opening night

The twelfth edition of the 11mm Football Film Festival has gotten off to a great start. In keeping with tradition, the organizers welcomed guests from…
Wednesday, 18 March 2015

11mm Champions League

In June the two best European teams are going to play the 2015 Champions League final in the Berlin Olympic Stadium. In anticipation of this…
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