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Frankfurt is a great city and has a lot to offer – so take a close look!See video →



… a city with heart and atmosphere, the economic center of Hessen and …

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    Thanks to its excellent infrastructure, Frankfurt am Main is not only easy to get to but also extremely well-connected. In no time at all, you can reach any European or international market – whether by plane, car, or train. And as far as digital data exchange is concerned, Frankfurt is one of the most important hubs in the world.

    Diverse in all matters! Maintaining and increasing its diversity is Frankfurt’s goal both economically and culturally. With its varied range of industries, Frankfurt is dynamic and resilient. A broadly accessible calendar of cultural events is the basis for relaxation and recreation.

    International! Frankfurt is international in any respect, whether entrepreneurial, culinary or cultural. More than 170 nations work and live here side by side.

    Sounds exciting? Get more on www.frankfurt-business.net

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    Frankfurt has become a City of Art. The Städelschule, the Portikus, the MMK Museum of Modern Art, the Schirn and the Kunstverein have successfully established contemporary art in the city. Several studio houses and galleries have introduced new art and boosted the existing art scene.
    The Culture Board of the city is promoting science, literature, film and music, art in public places, supports artists and the international exchange of culture.

    Like to discover our art and culture scene? It’s all here at Kulturportal.

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    48 per cent of the total city area comprises open spaces and water. And if you look closely, you will see palm trees along the Main, dunes in the GreenBelt, a wilderness at the former airfield and large ­expanses of woodland. Frankfurt has the right shade of green for everyone.

    There are more than 40 parks in the city. Some of them, like the Volkspark Niddatal, are fairly ­untamed in character, while others, like the Chinese Garden, have a more medi­tative aura. Most of them have been created from the magnificent gardens owned by the Rothschild, Bethmann and Brentano families – English-style landscaping with beautiful old trees. There are over 50 lakes and ponds, some 100 hectares of well-kept green spaces along the Main and the Nidda and, of couse, the Palmengarten, which is known far beyond the city’s boundaries.

    Desire on green and recreation? Take a look at Frankfurt Green City.

18 Mar 2016
March 18, 2016

Filmbiz Day during LICHTER 1. April

During 1. April LICHTER will held a filmbiz day for all filmmakers. The festival is a source of inspiration for the film community: talks, workshops, panel discussions and lots of room for networking is provided for the film community on April 1. Complete program of the Filmbiz Day   read more →

The LICHTER Film Festival Frankfurt International is the programmatic title of the Frankfurt Film Festival, which has its roots in the local film industry and presents its achievements on a grand scale. It features films from around the world as well and thus represents the growing internationalism of the region and the great diversity found.. read more →

“L’avenir (Things to Come)” by French director Mia Hansen-Løve starring Isabelle Huppert, Roman Kolinka, Edith Scob, André Marcon has been selected for the Berlinale Competition. IIsabelle Huppert as a woman embarking on a new life after her husband leaves her for another woman. The film will world premiere at Berlin. The film was founded by.. read more →

05 Feb 2016
February 5, 2016

“Jonathan” world premiere at 66. Berlinale

“Jonathan” written and directed by Piotr J. Lewandowski has its world premiere at sektion Panorama. The film starring Jannis Niewöhner, André Hennicke, Julia Koschitz, Thomas Sarbacher and Barbara Auer  is produced by Kordes & Kordes Film and Carsten Strauch Filmproduktion, co-produced by hr, SWR, WDR and Arte, funded by HessenInvestFilm and Hessen Film Fund. Jonathan.. read more →

01 Feb 2016
February 1, 2016

“Morris from America” wins at Sundance

“Morris from America” is a drama movie written and directed by Chad Hartigan and starring Markees Christmas, Craig Robinson, Carla Juri, Lina Keller, Jakub Gierszal, and Levin Henning. At Sundance (world premiere) the film won two awards: the Waldo Salt Screenwriting Award: U.S. Dramatic for best Sript for Chad Hartigan and the U.S. Dramatic Special.. read more →