Film programme

This year, for the first time, you can also stream films from the NIHRFF programme from home via the kino3 platform of Filmhaus Nürnberg. Almost all films from the programme can be watched online for 48 hours after the purchase.

Films are available from September 29, 9 p.m. until October 6, 11:59 p.m.

Film talks & accompanying programme

All film talks this year will be streamed live from our festival lounge via our YouTube channel. You can join the conversation via chat. Afterwards, all talks will be available online on our YouTube channel for free, so for the first time you can catch up on all film talks at any time, should you have missed something.

The concerts and panel discussion in our accompanying programme will also be broadcasted on YouTube.

Häufig gestellte Fragen


Bei Fragen zum Ticketkauf und zum Abspielen der Filme sind wir gerne für Sie da:

am 29. September: 10.00 – 15.00 Uhr
von 30. September bis 6. Oktober: 10.00 – 22.00 Uhr

Telefon 0911/231-8371 (ab dem 29.09.)


Eine Online-Dauerkarte können Sie für 50,00 Euro hier erwerben.


Für das On Demand Programm können Sie zwischen PayPal, Kreditkarte oder Lastschrift wählen.


Die Inhalte der Online-Mediathek sind während der Festivalwoche vom 29.09. (00:00 MESZ) bis 06.10. (23:59 MESZ) zugänglich.


In der Online-Mediathek erhalten Sie Zugriff auf alle uns vorliegenden digitalen Filme, deren Lizenzgeber der Veröffentlichung eingewilligt haben.

Cinema screenings


Single Ticket

reduced for pupils, students, trainees, pensioners, severely disabled and deaf/hard of hearing people

8,00 € / reduced 6,50 €

10,00 € festival support price

Festival pass

Der Festivalpass berechtigt The Festival Pass entitles the holder to attend all cinema screenings with the exception of the opening and screenings at Cinecittà, Kino 9.

The pass is available from 27.9.2021 at the Festival Office in the Festival Centre Künstlerhaus, Königstr. 93, and is non-transferable. Please note that there is only a limited number of festival passes available.

50,00 €

Nuremberg-Pass holders / refugees

Holders of the Nuremberg Pass and refugees can attend all film events in the cinemas free of charge. A special reservation is not necessary.

For individual tickets, simply come to the box office. Please note that free tickets cannot be purchased online, but can only be collected at the box office for the same day and for one person only.

free admission

Box offices


For screenings at Cinecittà tickets are only available at the box office there from 14.09.2021 until the end of the festival.

kinoeins, kommkino, Katharinenruine, Tafelhalle

  • KulturInformation (Königstraße 93, 90402 Nürnberg)
  • Box office at Filmhaus (1.OG Königstraße 93)
  • Tickets for the Opening Ceremony are available at KulturInformation. Admission is free.

The box offices in the Filmhaus and in the Katharinenruine open half an hour before the first screening and remain open until the start of the last screening.

Online screenings


Single ticket

You can buy individual films via our streaming platform kino3 and watch them for 48 hours there. Please note, that the films are geo-blocked and only available in Germany.

7,00 €

Festival pass

The online festival pass entitles you to stream all films available online on our streaming platform from 29/9, 21:00 until 6/10, 23:59.

50,00 €



Festival Center at Künstlerhaus / kino eins & kommkino

Künsterhaus / Filmhaus Nürnberg im KunstKulturQuartier

Königstr. 93, 90402 Nürnberg

U-Bahn: All lines, stop Hauptbahnhof (main station)
Tram: Lines 5, 7, 8 and 9, stop Hauptbahnhof (main station)

Coming from the main station: Take the exit in the direction of Altstadt/ Innenstadt/Tourist information. You can already see the building from the station

Coming from the airport: Take the U2 underground line directly from the airport to the stop Hauptbahnhof (main station)


Cinecittà – Kino 8 and Kino 9
Gewerbemuseumsplatz 3
90403 Nürnberg

U-Bahn: U1, stop Lorenzkirche / U2, stop Wöhrder Wiese
Tram: Line 8, stop Marientor

Katharinenruine (Open Air)

Am Katharinenkloster 6
90403 Nürnberg

U-Bahn: U1, stop Lorenzkirche / U2, stop Wöhrder Wiese
Tram: Line 8, stop Marientor


Äußere Sulzbacher Str. 60-62
90491 Nürnberg

Tram: Line 8, stop Tafelhalle


Since September 2,2021, the 3G rule applies to indoor events. This means that access to our venues Künstlerhaus, Cinecittà and Tafelhalle is only permitted if you can prove that you have been vaccinated, have recovered from COVID or have been tested negative.

Please bring appropriate proof and show it at the entrance.

Als Testnachweis ist ein negativer Antigen-Schnelltest erforderlich, der nicht älter als 24 Stunden sein darf, oder ein negativer A negative rapid antigen test not older than 24 hours or a negative PCR test not older than 48 hours is required as proof of testing. Children under 6 years of age and schoolchildren from the start of school are exempt from compulsory testing.

In order to enter our premises, it is compulsory to wear a medical mask (OP mask or FFP2). Masks must also be worn at all times, also during screenings in the cinemas.

Since September 2,2 021 new regulations apply in Bavaria for the events. We will therefore be able to offer more seats in the cinemas again, but there will be two seats emtpy between individual visitors or groups. The booking system is set up so that you can book seats next to each other within a group of people. The two adjacent seats on each side are automatically blocked. Therefore, the seat numbers on your tickets are compulsory.

Nevertheless, please keep a minimum distance of 1.5m to other persons, as far as possible.

Contact details will be collected on site at our venues. Please note, that you have to fill them in on site again, even if you purchased tickets in adavance online and already registered on different platforms. This is due to data privacy regulations.


Wheelchair Accessibility

All NIHRFF venues are wheelchair accessible and have wheelchair accessible restrooms.

Filmhaus kinoeins:

NIHRFF for hearing impaired and deaf audience

Many of our films have German subtitles. We are also able to offer specially adapted subtitles with audio descriptions for two films.

We offer videos in German sign language on general information about the festival and a few films on our website.

In addition, our opening ceremony will be interpreted in German sign language.

NIHRFF for blind audience

Unfortunately we cannot offer any films with audio description at the moment.

People with low income / Refugees

Holders of the Nuremberg Pass are granted free admission to NIHRFF, as well as refugees. No reservation needed. For free tickets, please come to our box office. The festival pass (valid for the entire festival and all film screenigs) is available at the festival office.


The following accreditation types are available to professional visitors of the Nuremberg International Human Rights Film Festival:

Press Accreditation is available to professional reporters from all fields of media (print, online, TV, radio, web TV, photography). The press accreditation is free.

Our festival accreditation is available to professional filmmakers or representatives of the film industry, cultural institutions or other film festivals. The festival accreditation costs a one-time fee of 30 Euros and entitles the holder to free admission to all film online screenings on our streaming platform kino3.

Please note that we request a proof of activity. We reserve the right to refuse accreditation after examination without giving reasons. There is no legal claim to accreditation.


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