Audi Festival of German Films

Banklady with Golden Garden Gnome © Goethe-Institut Australien

Audi Festival of German Films 2014

Banklady wins Golden Garden Gnome

Banklady with Golden Garden Gnome © Goethe-Institut Australien
The audience of the 2014 Audi Festival of German Films has voted a winner: the German Film Banklady wins this year's audience award for most popular movie, the Golden Garden Gnome.

Thanks to hundreds of movie buffs who've participated in our vote 'n' win competition, and congratulations to the lucky few who've won a prize.
    The Audi Festival of German Films, orchestrated by the Goethe-Institut Australia, is the key event for German culture in Australia’s arts calendar.

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    Showcasing Germany's thriving creative industry, the festival brings a fine selection of contemporary, award-winning, internationally acclaimed German-language movies with English subtitles to Australian cities, towns and their communities.

    Vote 'n' win. Name your favourite film and win attractive prizes © Goethe-Institut AustraliaVote for your favourite film and enter to elect the one film worthy to receive the Golden Garden Gnome.

    The 2014 Audi Festival of German Films is made possible by Audi Australia and the generous support of these fine sponsors.

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    2014 Programme guide

    Our Minimag, the festival programme guide, contains all regular screenings and events. It is available in print at many public places in Brisbane, Canberra, Melbourne and Sydney, but, you can also view it inline below

    This Website,, will be updated with more details and any subsequent changes and additions to the programme.

    The Film Festival Blog at features discussion and invites your commentary.

    You may download the event posters for Melbourne and Sydney (pdf files ~1,2MB)

    We invite you to join our Australian presence on Facebook, and follow #AFGF14 on Twitter at @GI_Melbourne and @GI_Sydney.

    The event is supported by a network of partners, friends and sponsors, many of whom we have worked with for a number of years. The same is true for the independent Australian-German selection jury. This aspect transforms the festival into a truly Australian event of the highest artistic and inspiring ideals, whilst simultaneously acknowledging, and catering to, the cinematic tastes and expectations of local audiences.

    We proudly present the 13th edition of our festival. Creative, exciting and inspiring new films are available for your viewing over the next few weeks. Special guests will be attending throughout the course of events.

    Please save the dates for your respective cities – we cannot wait to meet our audience as we present you with a truly exceptional cinema and festival experience!

    See you all there.

    Dr. Arpad Sölter

    Goethe-Institut Australien